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Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:32:33 GMT
Africa: Tiwa Savage Wins for Africa at MTV Awards 2018
[Guardian] Just when the dust she raised with her Fever video featuring Wizkid was beginning to settle, Tiwa Sagave returned to spotlight once again, winning the 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMAs) in the Best African Act category.

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 07:17:37 GMT
Kenya: Do's and Don'ts of the Kenya Airways Flight to U.S.
[East African] Kenya Airways launched its non-stop flights to New York, US, on October 28.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:43:05 GMT
South Africa: Zuma Must Pay Legal Costs for Review of State Capture Report
[News24Wire] Former president Jacob Zuma has lost his application for leave to appeal a judgment that said he should pay the costs of reviewing Thuli Madonsela's remedial action for the institution of the state capture inquiry.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 11:53:31 GMT
Nigeria: MTN Sues Nigerian Govt - Demands U.S.$8.2 Million Damages
[Premium Times] Telecommunication company, MTN Nigeria, has sued the Nigerian government to the tune of N3 billion.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 11:03:47 GMT
Kenya: No Welcome for National Amputee Football Team
[Nation] On Thursday at 10am, the Kenya national amputee football team made their way to the Sports ministry offices to present their participation trophy after a stellar performance at the Amputee Football World Cup in México.

Africa News24

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 21:31:10 +0200
News24.com | Seven peacekeepers killed, 10 wounded in DRC fighting: UN
Seven peacekeepers were killed and 10 others were wounded during a joint military operation with troops from the Democratic Republic of Congo against rebels in the east of the country, a UN spokesperson has said.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 21:31:10 +0200
News24.com | Ghana says on track to exit IMF bailout
Ghana is on track to exit its almost $1.0bn bailout programme with the International Monetary Fund by the end of the year, finance minister Ken Ofori-Atta has said.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 21:31:11 +0200
News24.com | France, Russia, US wrangle at UN over CAR
France, Russia and the United States are locked in negotiations to overcome differences over peace efforts in the Central African Republic ahead of a deadline for renewing the mandate of the UN peacekeeping mission there.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:35:08 +0200
News24.com | Four Malawian UN soldiers killed in DRC: Malawi army
Four Malawian peacekeepers in the Democratic Republic of Congo have been killed, the Malawian military has said.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:35:09 +0200
News24.com | Libya planning to extradite Manchester bomber's brother: PM
Libya is planning to extradite the brother of Manchester Arena bomber Salman Abedi to Britain by the end of the year, Libya's UN-backed Prime Minister Fayez al-Sarraj has told the BBC in an interview.

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Benin

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 14:22:47 GMT
Nigeria 'Ll Work With Benin Republic for Successful Joint Border Facility - Buhari
[Vanguard] Abuja -PRESIDENT Muhammadu Buhari has pledged that Nigeria will work closely with the Republic of Benin to ensure the success of the newly inaugurated Seme-Krake joint border post between both countries.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:42:27 GMT
Communiqué On the Chairperson's Visit to West Africa
[African Union] The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, will undertake a visit to West Africa that will take him to Benin, from 22 to 23 October; the Republic of Guinea, from 23 to 24; and Nigeria, on 25 and 26 Octo...

Botswana

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:51:30 GMT
Plot to Oust Masisi
[The Patriot] Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is allegedly rocked by secret meetings involving top party figures, some within the Central Committee in a plot to oust President Mokgweetsi Masisi, Party Chairman Slumber Tsogwane and Secretary General M...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:28:21 GMT
Minister Lures Investors to Botswana
[Government of Botswana] International guests at this year's Global Expo Botswana have been encouraged to consider investing in Botswana's priority sectors.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 07:31:26 GMT
History-Girl Okutoyi Falls at the Last Hurdle in Botswana
[Nation] Kenya's tennis prodigy Angela Okutoyi's fairytale run at the Africa Cup of Nations in Botswana ended in agonising pain on Thursday in the final after she lost in straight sets to top seeded home player Bechri Chiraz.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 06:34:31 GMT
BITRI Decries Small Budget
[The Patriot] Research institutions that have for a long time played second fiddle to others are coming out of the shadows to claim their rightful position and take centre stage to transform Botswana from overreliance on resources (predominantly mine...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 06:33:43 GMT
BNF Calls Masisi, Khama to Order
[The Patriot] The Botswana National Front (BNF) is concerned by Botswana's current and former Presidents' protracted public battles that have rendered the country ungovernable. The ruling Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) leaders are embroiled in a dev...

Burkina Faso

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:48:02 GMT
Thomas Sankara Gets His First Monument in Burkina Faso
[This is Africa] 31 years after his murder, the first stone of the five meter bronze monument to the memory of Capt Thomas Sankara was laid on October 15, 2018 in Ouagadougou. How else should Africans honour and remember their icons, heroes and heroi...

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:15:28 GMT
The Role of Women in West Africa's Violent Extremist Groups
[ISS] Women's involvement in Boko Haram attacks in the Lake Chad Basin is well known. However their role in the activities of the Group for the Support of Islam and Muslims (JNIM), operating across the Sahel, appears to be less direct. What makes the...

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 10:44:58 GMT
Remembering Thomas Sankara On the 30th Anniversary of His Assassination
[Fahamu] Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara (1949-1987) was assassinated 30 years ago, on 15 October 1987. He was one of the most confident and outspoken anti-imperialist leaders of the late 20th century. Sankara's life and political praxis continue to be ...

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 09:46:46 GMT
Urgent need to protect girls from FGM and forced marriage
[AI London] ·          48 girls suffered medical complications following female genital mutilation last month

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 10:48:42 GMT
Electricity - Power Line Connects Burkina Faso to Ghana
[Cameroon Tribune] Bilateral cooperation was in the limelight over the weekend in West Africa when Presidents Roch Marc Christian Kaboré of Burkina Faso and Nana Ado Akufo-Addo of Ghana commissioned a power line connecting their two countries.

Burundi

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 05:15:35 GMT
Jambojet to Fly to Mogadishu and Bujumbura
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya Airways Chief Executive Sebastian Mikosz has said local carrier Jambojet will start flying to Somali and Burundi as part of its plan to grow its regional presence.

Tue, 30 Oct 2018 12:42:07 GMT
Mkapa Optimistic About Burundi Peace Talks
[Daily News] THE curtain of the fifth Inter Burundi Dialogue (IBD) came down yesterday with former Tanzanian President Benjamin William Mkapa expressing his optimism about peace talks.

Tue, 30 Oct 2018 13:36:17 GMT
Burundi Talks Leave Many Questions
[Citizen] Arusha -More questions than answers lingered as the fifth and last round of Inter-Burundi Dialogue ended here on Monday October 29.

Mon, 29 Oct 2018 12:26:20 GMT
Burundi Peace Talks Falter As Government Fails to Attend
[Deutsche Welle] Officials from President Pierre Nkurunziza's government did not turn up for a final round of talks aimed at ending Burundi's severe political crisis. The peace talks are going ahead without them.

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 07:08:05 GMT
East Africa Now Owes China $29.4 Billion in Infrastructure Loans
[Nation] East African economies have in the past 10 years borrowed $29.42 billion to grow their transport, communication, manufacturing and energy sectors.

Cameroon

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:29:57 GMT
International Migration - Upcoming Conference Discussed
[Cameroon Tribune] This was during an audience granted November 7 by the Minister of External Relations to the Resident Representative of UN System in Cameroon and the Chief of Mission for IOM.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:29:53 GMT
Situation in NW, SW - Germany, Belgium Offer Support for Dialogue
[Cameroon Tribune] Emissaries of the two European countries were at the National Commission for the Promotion of Bilingualism and Multiculturalism on Wednesday and Thursday.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:29:44 GMT
Lycee Koumassi - New Multi Media Centre Inaugurated
[Cameroon Tribune] The centre offered by MTN Foundation was inaugurated by MINESEC on November 8, 2018

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:29:42 GMT
Africa Investment Forum - Governments, Financiers Discuss Partnership Deals
[Cameroon Tribune] It is an initiative of the African Development Bank to close up project financing gaps which government budgets and traditional development institutions are unable to seal.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:29:49 GMT
AFCON 2019 Sports Minister Grants Press Conference Today
[Cameroon Tribune] The Minister of Sports and Physical Education, President of the Local Organizing Committee of the Africa Cup of Nations "CAMEROON 2019 TOTAL AFCON", will hold an important press conference in the presence of the Minister of Communi...

Cape Verde

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:33:15 GMT
China, Cape Verde Vow to Deepen Friendly Ties
[Focac] Wan Gang, vice chairman of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference (CPPCC) National Committee, conveyed to Fonseca and Silva respectively greetings and best wishes from Chinese President Xi Jinping and Premier Li Keqiang.

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:25:35 GMT
Stars Seek Away Win in Cape Verde
[Daily News] TANZANIA national team, Taifa Stars are seeking the first away win in their mu st win tie against hosts Cape Verde at Praia Stadium. Captained by Belgian-based professional, Mbwana Samatta, Stars will be trying to break their 2019 AFCON ...

Wed, 10 Oct 2018 05:28:48 GMT
Economic Crisis Looms, Govt, States, Companies May Collapse - Ibrahim
[This Day] Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Global Fleet/Energy Group, Jimoh Ibrahim says economic crisis looms in the country due to an imminent world economic recession, expected before the end of this year. Ibrahim, who is a PH.D student at...

Central Africa

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 07:19:56 GMT
Rwanda: Alibaba, Rwanda Launch Electronic Trade Platform
[East African] Alibaba founder Jack Ma signed three agreements with the Rwandan government to create an online platform for exporters to China, as well as facilitate tourism and e-commerce.

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 06:20:51 GMT
Africa: Rwanda-Based Mara to Invest $100 Million in South Africa
[The Exchange] Pan -African multi-sector business services company Mara Corporation has set its eyes on the South of Africa, as it looks to invest multimillions in the economy of South Africa. The Rwanda-based firm will introduce affordable, hi-tech ...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:42:00 GMT
Congo-Kinshasa: Torture of Activists Routine in Congo
[HRW] The military, police, and intelligence services in the Democratic Republic of Congo have routinely tortured political and rights activists, including by gang rape, choking and electric shock, according to an exhaustive new report.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:29:57 GMT
Cameroon: International Migration - Upcoming Conference Discussed
[Cameroon Tribune] This was during an audience granted November 7 by the Minister of External Relations to the Resident Representative of UN System in Cameroon and the Chief of Mission for IOM.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:29:53 GMT
Cameroon: Situation in NW, SW - Germany, Belgium Offer Support for Dialogue
[Cameroon Tribune] Emissaries of the two European countries were at the National Commission for the Promotion of Bilingualism and Multiculturalism on Wednesday and Thursday.

Central African Republic

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 09:17:25 GMT
Fears of Arms Race As Armed Groups Fight Government
[RFI] An arms race is building between armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR) and government forces, according to a new report by a US-based NGO. It warns that a build up in weapons could lead to an escalation in sectarian violence, blood...

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 06:12:49 GMT
Skipper Niyonzima Dropped for CAR Tie
[New Times] Amavubi head coach Vincent Mashami will be without his captain Haruna Niyonzima during the clash against Central African Republic (CAR) when the two national teams face off at Huye Stadium next week.

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 15:37:07 GMT
Shifting Alliances, Foreign Interference - Mapping the Web of Armed Groups in the Central African Republic
[ENOUGH] A new report by the Enough Project maps the myriad war profiteering armed groups in the Central African Republic (CAR), exploring their shifting alliances and competing interests in the country's five-year war.

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 07:59:02 GMT
Efforts to Rebuild National Army Continue - Defense Minister
[VOA] Throughout nearly six years of civil war, the Central African Republic's military has struggled to restore peace. Fighting with rebels and militias has displaced hundreds of thousands of people, while accusations of human rights abuses and ethn...

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 09:10:01 GMT
Election of New Speaker Awaited
[Cameroon Tribune] Attention in the Central African Republic (CAR), is now focused on the election of a new Speaker of Parliament after Abdou Karim Meckouassa was impeached by lawmakers on October 26, 2018 on grounds of bad governance. It was the fir...

Chad

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 05:35:47 GMT
Lake Chad Crude Oil Deposits, Arms Sales Denial, Prolonging Insurgency, Says Military Source
[This Day] Abuja -Huge interests in crude oil deposits in the Lake Chad Basin; the refusal of some weapons manufacturers to sell arms to Nigeria and other entrenched schemes of some foreign nations are responsible for prolonging the war against terro...

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 10:44:32 GMT
Six Darfuri Sheikhs Slain By Hungry Mob At Refugee Camp in Chad
[Radio Dabanga] Bredjing Camp -Six Sheikhs of the Bredjing camp that houses mainly Darfuri refugees near Adré in eastern Chad were killed, and 17 others injured in clashes and mob violence in the camp on Monday.

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 08:10:39 GMT
How Mungatana 'Lost Sh76 Million to Chad Con Man'
[Nairobi News] A Chadian was on Tuesday charged with defrauding former Assistant Minister Danson Mungatana of $1,000,000 seven years ago.

Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:09:01 GMT
Presidential Election - Chad's Elections Body Draws Inspiration
[Cameroon Tribune] The Director General of the elections governing institution in Chad, Issa Adjidei and members of his delegation had a guided visited to SOPECAM on October 11, 2018.

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 11:51:23 GMT
Rescue Mission for Lake Chad Basin
[This Day] Owing to the challenges at the Lake Chad Basin which has had adverse effects on member countries such as Nigeria, experts have called for concerted efforts to address the situation, Ugo Aliogo reports

Comoros

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 07:11:07 GMT
Malawi Coach Names Local Squad for Comoros
[Nyasa Times] Malawi national team head coach Ronny Van Geneugden (RVG) has named a 25 man squad of local based players to go in camp on Sunday at the Mpira Village in Blantyre in preparation for a 2019 AFCON qualifier against Comoros on 17th Novembe...

Mon, 29 Oct 2018 12:42:50 GMT
Mysterious Uprising in the Comoros Islands
[Deutsche Welle] Clashes lasting several days between armed rebels and government troops took place on the Comoros Island of Anjouan. No concrete demands were made and residents are wondering who was behind the attack.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:49:02 GMT
When the Rain Comes - Fighting Climate Change With Forecasting in the Comoros
[UNEP] How improved weather forecasting and observation is helping the Comoros face a changing climate.

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 09:01:57 GMT
Street Clashes Over Presidential Term Extension
[VOA] Protesters barricaded roads with tree trunks and clashed with soldiers in Comoros Monday as they demonstrated against President Azali Assoumani's attempt to extend term limits.

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 10:14:36 GMT
Statement By the Chairperson of the Commission On the Situation in Comoros
[African Union] Addis Ababa, 16 October 2018: The Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, deplores the suspension, since 2 October 2018, of the inter-Comorian dialogue, which began on 14 September 2018 under the facilitation...

Congo-Brazzaville

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:29:38 GMT
Multi-Purpose Bridge to Link Two Capitals
[Cameroon Tribune] Worth 315.8 billion FCFA, the 1.5 km project comprises a toll bridge, railway track, road and sidewalk.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:44:47 GMT
Climate Change Increases Risk of Outbreaks in Africa
[WHO] Gabriel Mabikina has lived most of his 80 years of life in the bustling port city of Pointe-Noire in the Republic of Congo.

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 10:06:40 GMT
Zimbabwe Nears 2019 Afcon Qualification
[CAJ News] Harare -Zimbabwe Warriors have collected four crucial points against Democratic of Congo (DRC) following Tuesday's 1-1 draw in a well balanced Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) Group G encounter at the National Sports Stadium in Harare.

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 12:06:16 GMT
Ramaphosa Too Sick to Travel
[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa is ill, and has been advised by doctors not to undertake "prolonged" travel, the Presidency says.

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:34:19 GMT
Warriors Closer to the Dreamland
[The Herald] Zimbabwe's Warriors might not have reached the Promised Land last night, but they put one foot into the 2019 African Cup of Nations finals after they were left to contend with a share of the spoils with the Democratic Republic of Congo a...

Congo-Kinshasa

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:42:00 GMT
Torture of Activists Routine in Congo
[HRW] The military, police, and intelligence services in the Democratic Republic of Congo have routinely tortured political and rights activists, including by gang rape, choking and electric shock, according to an exhaustive new report.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:46:09 GMT
Briefing - Problems Multiply in Kasaï
[IRIN] The Kasaï region in the Democratic Republic of Congo is struggling to recover from two years of intense conflict. The influx last month of more than 300,000 people from Angola, most of them long-standing migrant workers, has made a fragile hu...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 04:17:53 GMT
Ebola Outbreak in Conflict Zone 'Remains Dangerous' - UN Chiefs
[Africa Renewal] While new measures to tackle the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are working, the epidemic remains dangerous and unpredictable, the United Nations said on Thursday.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 09:51:35 GMT
Ebola Outbreak in DR Congo Conflict Zone 'Remains Dangerous and Unpredictable' - UN Chiefs
[UN News] While new measures to tackle the Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) are working, the epidemic remains dangerous and unpredictable, the United Nations said on Thursday.

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 13:28:32 GMT
Uganda Vaccinates Front-Line Health-Workers Against Ebola
[WHO] Kampala, 7th November 2018:- The Ministry of Health (MoH) with support from the World Health Organization (WHO) has started vaccinating frontline health workers against the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD). The exercise has begun today in Ntoroko dist...

Djibouti

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 11:45:44 GMT
Oasis Dreaming - Regreening the Djiboutian Desert
[UNEP] Ali Omar remembers a time when the practically bare patch of desert in northern Djibouti he calls home was a bustling seaside resort and the waters around it were teeming with fish. "Lots of people lived here and they had shops all along the s...

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East Africa

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Equatorial Guinea

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 12:50:41 GMT
Prominent Activist Severely Beaten
[HRW] A prominent anti-corruption and human rights activist in Equatorial Guinea says that armed plainclothes security officers severely beat and stabbed him on October 27, 2018, Human Rights Watch, EG Justice, Amnesty International, Asociación Pro ...

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 06:17:09 GMT
Harambee Starlets to Feature in AWCON After Equatorial Guinea Banned
[Nation] Harambee Starlets' dreams of playing in the 2018 African Women Cup of Nations (AWCON) have been revived after Caf banned Equatorial Guinea on Wednesday.

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 05:32:48 GMT
Starlets Qualify for Women's Nations Cup After Equatorial Guinea Disqualified
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Harambee Starlets got a reprieve where they will compete at the 2018 Africa Women's Cup of Nations (AWCON) to be hosted in Ghana next month, following the disqualification of Equatorial Guinea by CAF.

Mon, 15 Oct 2018 11:55:30 GMT
Pres. Weah Attends Equatorial Guinea's 50th Independence Festivities
[New Liberia] President George Manneh Weah has departed Liberia for Malabo, the Republic of Equatorial Guinea.

Eritrea

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:28:01 GMT
Activities By Eritrean Nationals in Diaspora
[Shabait] Asmara -Nationals residing in Germany and South Sudan have conducted various public diplomacy activities.

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 09:48:32 GMT
Meeting On Reinforcing Community Magistrates
[Shabait] Mendefera -The Ministry of Justice organized a workshop on 6 November in Mendefera aimed at strengthening the community magistrates.

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 15:19:14 GMT
Commendable Honey Production in Adi-Keih
[Shabait] Adi-Keih -Mr. Yohannes Zewengel, bee farming expert at the Ministry of Agriculture branch in the Adi-Keih sub-zone, indicated that the sub-zone with its landscape, temperature and flora endowment is conducive for honey production.

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 12:56:39 GMT
Barentu Referral Hospital Providing Commendable Services
[Shabait] Barentu -Dr. Yacob Hassan, Medical Director of the Barentu Referral Hospital, indicated that the hospital is working to provide efficient health services to the public.

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 15:37:41 GMT
Gindae Sub Zone - Election of Area Administrators
[Shabait] Massawa -17 administrative areas of the Gindae sub zone are conducting elections of new area administrators, managing directors, as well as village coordinators replacing the outgoing ones, reports indicate.

Ethiopia

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:37:50 GMT
Parliament Approves Eight Standing Committee Chairs, Denies Motuma Meqassa
[Addis Fortune] Parliament refused to accept the nomination of Motuma Maqassa, the former minister of Defense, and Atsebeha Aregawi to chair the International Relation & Peace and the Revenue, Budget & Finance standing Committees, respectively.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:13:58 GMT
Ayews Back for Ethiopia Clash
[Ghanaian Times] Black Stars Head Coach, James Kwasi Appiah, has named his 20-man list for this month's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ethiopia in Addis Ababa.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:38:11 GMT
U.S. Government, Ethiopian Public Health Institute (Ephi) Prepares Laboratory Leaders
[U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa] The U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) helped organize two weeks of Laboratory Leadership and Management training for 60 senior managers from laboratories around the country at the Ethiopian Public Health ...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:29:35 GMT
Ethiopia-Ghana International Conference to Stir Trade Relations
[The Exchange] The historical and political relations between Ghana and Ethiopia began in the period when President Kwame Nkrumah of Ghana and Emperor Haile Selassie of Ethiopia played instrumental roles in the decolonization process of Africa and th...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:28:49 GMT
New U.S. Investment Continues Support to Strengthen Ethiopia's Education System
[U.S. Embassy Addis Ababa] - The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ethiopian Ministry of Education launched the new READ II project to improve the reading and writing skills of 15 million children in grades 1-8.

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Gabon

Mon, 29 Oct 2018 15:16:33 GMT
The Gabonese Strategic Investment Fund (FGIS) and the Eranove Group sign three contracts with the Republic of Gabon
[35°N] Libreville, 26 October 2018 - The Gabonese Strategic Investment Fund (FGIS) and the Pan-African industrial Group Eranove have signed, with the Government of the Gabonese Republic, a concession agreement for the production of drinking water an...

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 07:36:12 GMT
Gabon Counting On Auba's Arsenal Form to Jumpstart Campaign
[FirstTouch] Things will get heated in the men's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers over the next couple of days. We are spoiled with two legged fixtures (matchday 3 and 4) for all the participants with the first leg coming to our screens as early...

Thu, 11 Oct 2018 12:50:00 GMT
Legislative and Municipal Elections - Another Bad Outing for Opposition
[allAfrica] While the electoral body has not yet published the results of last weekends legislative and local elections, trends from polling stations indicate a high absentee rate. A situation that plays in favour of the ruling party and might see an...

Gambia

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 09:09:23 GMT
Option to Settle Diabugu Dispute
[Foroyaa] There are knowledgeable people in Diabugu. Some are scholars who are exposed to the Constitution. Others are clerics who are exposed to the teachings of the Constitution.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 09:09:21 GMT
PEC Asks Giepa to Put Its House in Order
[Foroyaa] The PEC of the National Assembly on Wednesday 7 November 2018 referred GiEPA management and staff to their board and external auditors so as to put their house in order.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 09:09:17 GMT
Truck Driver Alleges Maltreatment At the Hands of Military Personnel
[Foroyaa] Sheriffo Jobe, a resident of Bulock village in Foni, alleges that he was brutally beaten by non-Gambian military personnel stationed at Bwiam in the Foni Kansala District of the West Coast Region.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 09:09:12 GMT
'Citizens Should Take Constitutional Review Process Positively'
[Foroyaa] The NCCE civic education officer in his deliberation in Basse again reiterated the advice that citizens should take the constitutional review process positively. He emphasised that they are engaged in a civic campaign which is nonpartisan.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 09:09:10 GMT
TRRC Requests Urgent Medical Board for Victims
[Foroyaa] Acting in accordance with Section 15 (1a) and (4) of the Truth, Reconciliation and Reparations Commission Act, 2017, the TRRC has delivered an urgent request to the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare to set up a Medical Board to review t...

Ghana

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:13:58 GMT
Ayews Back for Ethiopia Clash
[Ghanaian Times] Black Stars Head Coach, James Kwasi Appiah, has named his 20-man list for this month's 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Ethiopia in Addis Ababa.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:13:54 GMT
Date for KNUST Reopening Still Unclear
[Ghanaian Times] Kumasi -THE planned reopening of the Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology (KNUST) yesterday has been put on hold.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:13:50 GMT
Ashie Fights Collison Tonight
[Ghanaian Times] One of Ghana's finest boxers, George 'Red Tiger' Ashie is set to face Korley Collison today at the Bukom Boxing Arena.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:13:47 GMT
Govt Secures Vocation for 20,000 Female
[Ghanaian Times] About 20,100 marginalised Ghanaian girls from six regions in the country have benefited from an international funded programme to improve their lives through education.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:13:46 GMT
Applicants Filed Writ in Support of Creation of New Regions
[Ghanaian Times] Three persons have filed a writ at the Supreme Court (SC) in support of the Attorney-General (A-G) and the Electoral Commission (EC) for the creation of six new administrative regions in the country.

Guinea

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 09:22:22 GMT
Govt, Guinea Sign Four Agreements
[The Herald] ZIMBABWE and Guinea Conakry on Tuesday signed four agreements covering the establishment of a Joint Commission, reciprocal exemption of visas to holders of diplomatic and service passports, agreement on cooperation and a Memorandum of Un...

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 09:22:08 GMT
Guinea Honours Mnangagwa
[The Herald] Guinea Conakry President Alpha Condé on Tuesday decorated President Mnangagwa with the Grand Cross Award in recognition of the growing friendship and solidarity between his country and Zimbabwe.

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 06:07:50 GMT
President Mnangagwa Courts Continent's Vote On Sanctions
[The Herald] Conakry, Guinea -President Mnangagwa arrived here yesterday on a two-day State visit at the invitation of President Alpha Condé and will use the occasion to appeal for African support in Zimbabwe's efforts to re-engage the West and end ...

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 07:45:26 GMT
Mnangagwa Off to Guinea
[The Herald] President Mnangagwa left the country early today for Guinea on a State visit that will see Zimbabwe and the West African country digesting ways of strengthening relations in all spheres.

Mon, 29 Oct 2018 13:07:30 GMT
Witnessing Guinea's Bauxite Mining Boom
[HRW] Earlier this month, looking out over the vast swathes of barren red land that make up a fast-growing bauxite mine, I witnessed first-hand the rapid growth of Guinea's bauxite mining boom. Bauxite from Guinea is used to produce aluminum used aro...

Guinea Bissau

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 05:30:12 GMT
Nigeria Provides Vehicles, $.5m to Support Guinea Bissau Election
[Daily Trust] The federal government has approved US$500,000 electoral kits and number of vehicles to support the conduct of legislative election in Guinea Bissau.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 13:52:00 GMT
Recovering From the Storm
[IFRC] Under heavy rain, Ica Lopes Da Silva, accompanied by her son Julio Cesar, tries to carry, towards a rented tricycle motorbike, the items she has just received from the Red Cross of Guinea Bissau. The 53-year-old woman lives with disability but...

Kenya

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 07:17:37 GMT
Do's and Don'ts of the Kenya Airways Flight to U.S.
[East African] Kenya Airways launched its non-stop flights to New York, US, on October 28.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 11:03:47 GMT
No Welcome for National Amputee Football Team
[Nation] On Thursday at 10am, the Kenya national amputee football team made their way to the Sports ministry offices to present their participation trophy after a stellar performance at the Amputee Football World Cup in México.

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:14:47 GMT
Men Have Critical Role in Women's Reproductive Health
[Nation] A recent Facebook post talked about a woman who sent her husband to buy sanitary pads. The woman spoke of how she sent her husband a photograph on WhatsApp, showing him the name, colour and price of the pad she wanted.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:56:28 GMT
Court Orders Varsity Student Found Sitting KCSE Detained Until Nov 19
[Capital FM] Kisii -A first year Maseno University student was Friday arraigned in an Ogembo court for sitting the ongoing Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) exams at St Joseph Nyansakia Mixed School in Bomachoge Borabu.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:36:01 GMT
Kenya Identifies Locations for Setting Up Nuclear Energy Generation Plants
[The Exchange] Kenya Nuclear Electricity Board (KNEB) has sent out an international bid for organisations and companies to develop site characterisation of sites it intends to build nuclear sites.

Kenya Daily Nation

Kenya East African

Kenya Headlines

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:30 +0300
Sick Jowie denied surgery at KNH over debts
Outstanding debt owed to referral facility by prisons has left convicts and remandees suffering.

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:30 +0300
Why state wants Obado locked up for 15 days
DPP wants governor detained for 15 days to give room for more investigations.

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:30 +0300
Businessman found dead in car after lethal injection
No suspect arrested yet and the motive for the murder remains unclear.

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:30 +0300
Matiang'i faces probe over Sh1.5b land deal
County Public Accounts and Investment Committee report also wants Education Principal Secretary Belio Kipsang investigated.

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:30 +0300
Magistrate ends couple's 56-year marriage
Court dissolves 56 year marriage over husband's preference for younger wife

Kenya News

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:02:30 +0300
Why court wants politician Kibor's son arrested
Ezekiel is the third-born son of Kibor's third wife, Naomi Cheptoo, who is also facing a divorce suit by the farmer.

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:30 +0300
Bishop seeks Court of Appeal aid on row
Cleric says four church members who had sued him did not make use of internal dispute resolution set by the church's constitution.

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:30 +0300
Revealed: Millions gobbled up in 8 Counties
The affected counties are Kirinyaga, Kiambu, Mandera, Baringo, Kitui, Wajir, Embu and Laikipia.

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:30 +0300
PAC: Surcharge former PS for Sh42m spent
Parliamentary committee says former official should be surcharged after ministry incurred expenditure without lawful authority.

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:30 +0300
Magistrate ends couple's 56-year marriage
Court dissolves 56 year marriage over husband's preference for younger wife

Lesotho

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 11:30:32 GMT
Rethinking SADC Borders - the Case of Lesotho
[Daily Maverick] Instead of endless mediation for reforms, should SADC and the AU consider a referendum to give all the people a voice to decide whether Lesotho's borders should be opened to allow free trade, education and healthcare for the masses?

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 08:32:59 GMT
Chinese Business Tycoon Reveals How He Helped Fund Politicians in Lesotho
[Daily Maverick] Lesotho-based Chinese business tycoon Yan Xie has lifted the lid on his extensive generosity to Lesotho's political elite, saying that he helped fund Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's lavish wedding in 2017 and has donated money to 'al...

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 08:14:30 GMT
Soccer - Namibia Thrash Lesotho
[Namibian] NAMIBIA maintained their unbeaten run at the ICC T20 Africa Region C qualifying tournament in Gaborone with another crushing win against Lesotho on Thursday.

Fri, 26 Oct 2018 14:34:44 GMT
Stars Camp in SA for Lesotho Tie
[Daily News] TAIFA Stars w ill pitch a tw o-w eek camp in South Africa prior to their AFCON game against Lesotho, the Minister for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports Harrison Mw akyembe confirmed yesterday.

Wed, 24 Oct 2018 10:09:31 GMT
Time to Overhaul Lesotho's Colonial-Era Laws
[Legalbrief] This is a story that begins with a divorce: in 1991 the marriage of Sello Matete and his first wife, 'Malebina Matete, ended.

Liberia

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:28:18 GMT
Davido Billed to Perform in Liberia November 29
[Observer] It is the biggest concert of the year and you ought to be there. Africa's mega star Davido will be in Liberia on November 29 for a grand concert at the SKD Sports Complex.

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 12:59:33 GMT
Former President Sirleaf Gets IMF Advisory Post
[Observer] IMF Director Christine Lagarde on former President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf : "As we embark on the CSR, we are proud to have access to the expertise of... eminent people".

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 08:04:44 GMT
Weah Off to Senegal
[NEWS] ... For EITI Conference

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 14:04:01 GMT
Mhofu Names Provisional Squad for Liberia Tie
[263Chat] Warriors coach Sunday Chidzambwa has named a 21-member provisional squad to face Liberia in Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier match on 18 November.

Tue, 30 Oct 2018 14:28:05 GMT
'I'm Strong, My Mind Is Functioning Well' - Ellen Johnson Sirleaf
[Observer] Former President of Liberia, Ellen Johnson Sirleaf at 80: "Do I look like somebody to say I'm 80 years [and that] I cannot remember? Come on."

Liberian Dialogue

Madagascar

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:31:30 GMT
Madagascar Wants to Show Charm At China's Import Expo - Minister
[Focac] The island country will showcase products such as vanilla, cocoa beans, coffee beans and cloves, in addition to minerals, which include gemstones and gold, Jean Brunelle Razafintsiandraofa, also the head of the Madagascar delegation, told Xin...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:49:16 GMT
Disillusionment Overshadows Malagasy Elections
[Deutsche Welle] Malagasy head to the polls on Wednesday to elect a new president. In one of the world's poorest countries, campaign expenditure rather than policy is set to decide the outcome.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:39:13 GMT
Two Ex-Presidents Neck and Neck in Madagascar Elections
[RFI] Partial results in Madagascar's presidential race showed former presidents Andry Rajoelina and Marc Ravalomanana neck and neck as election officials counted ballot papers on Thursday.

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 10:37:19 GMT
Four Former Presidents Compete for Madagascar Presidency
[VOA] The island nation of Madagascar votes Wednesday, with four former heads of state vying for the top job in a pool of 36 candidates. Analysts predict this contest will go to a second round, and the nation's persistent problems, poverty, health ch...

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 05:02:05 GMT
For Business, Investment Potential Hinges On Key Elections
[Daily Maverick] The results of the election, in which three former presidents - Hery Rajaonarimampianina, Andry Rajoelina and Marc Ravalomanana - are the favourites, must be accepted and seen as legitimate to prevent further political instability.

Malawi

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:19:00 GMT
Ministry of Health Introduces Nutrition Drugs
[Malawi News Agency] Salima -Ministry of Health with support from UNICEF has introduced a project to supply mineral drugs to adolescent girls and pregnant women in Salima District.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:54:04 GMT
Opposition Leader Asks Malawi President to 'Gracefully' Leave Office or Be Booted Out
[Nyasa Times] Leader of opposition Lazarus Chakwera has raised political tensions dramatically after calling for President Peter Mutharika leave office "gracefully" in the interest of the country or be removed by Malawians.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:53:12 GMT
Chakwera Shames Mutharika On 'Vindictive' Cabinet - Exclusion of Malawi VP Chilima On Protocol List 'Illegal'
[Nyasa Times] Leader of opposition Lazarus Chakwera has added his voice to the chorus of accusations from legal scholars and governance experts on President Peter Mutharika's exclusion of estranged Vice-President Saulos Chilima in the State protocol ...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:52:49 GMT
Malawi's First Female Professional Body Builder in More Shows - Doreen Kumbatira
[Nyasa Times] Malawi's first professional female body builder, Doreen Kumbatira says she is preparing to participate in more shows and bigger stages in the coming year, 2019.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:52:22 GMT
Commentator Queries Malawi Electoral Commission Organised Prayers
[Nyasa Times] Malawian social commentator Stanley Onjezani Kenani has laughed at Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) and National Registration Bureau (NRB) for organising prayers in the last three registration jurisdictions of Mzimba, Nkhata Bay and Mz...

Malawi Maravi Post

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 15:42:45 +0000
Astrology and Horoscope Daily Forecast for 22nd April 2016
Daily Forecast for 22nd April 2016By: Manisha Koushik Aries: There is really no point in projecting yourself more than what you really are on the professional or academic front, because it will not get you any brownie points. The need of the hour i...

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 12:10:33 +0000
Global Bottom-Up by 2030?
Written By: Dr. Yossef Ben-Meir There is a common denominator among successful human development projects, be they in the field of education, health, economic growth, cultural preservation or the environment, namely that the project beneficiaries the...

Fri, 22 Apr 2016 11:59:32 +0000
Malawi legume farmers laud Peacock for drought tolerant and bumper harvest hybrid seeds
Written By: Lloyd M’bwana   The country’s legume farmers have commended the private owned seed breeder, Peacock Enterprise Limited for providing hybrid variety seeds including beans, cow and pigeon peas, and groundnuts which are proved to be dro...

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 18:07:58 +0000
How the online trading of light weapons in North Africa highlights the terrorist threat to civil aviation
By Alex Falconer – Analyst at PGI Intelligence Last week, the Small Arms Survey and Armament Research Services (ARES) released a new study of online weapons trafficking in Libya. The results show how social media is mobilising the trade of black ma...

Thu, 21 Apr 2016 17:34:59 +0000
Legal scholar silences Prophet Bushiri critics: Malawi intellectual debate
Malawi intellectual debate, a forum on the social media founded by patriot Lyson Sibande to encourage intellectual debate on topical issues affecting Malawians organized a seemingly hot debate entitled: “Is the criticism and hatred towards Bushiri ...

Malawi Times

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:36:18 +0000
Peter Mutharika hits at critics
By Audrey Kapalamula: President Peter Mutharika Wednesday, in what seemed an indirect response to critics, backed his appointment of women to decision-making positions. Mutharika came under fire from some civil society organisations (CSOs) and Women ...

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:21:11 +0000
High Court rebuffs Transglobe
By Jameson Chauluka: The High Court in Blantyre has dismissed an initial claim of loss of business filed by Transglobe Produce Export Limited. But Transglobe’s lawyer, Lusungu Gondwe, downplayed the ruling, saying, it is inconsequential since they ...

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:16:08 +0000
Voter registration kit theft unfortunate—envoys
By Feston Malekezo: Foreign missions in the country have described as unfortunate the missing of biometric registration kits used for registering voters for the 2019 tripartite elections. A biometric registration kit was found on a train which was tr...

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:10:36 +0000
Pressure on kwacha
By Taonga Sabola: Pressure has started mounting on the local trading unit, the kwacha, as the country passes through the lean foreign exchange period, investment management and advisory firm Alliance Capital has said. In its October 2018 Economic Rep...

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 11:06:50 +0000
Peter Mutharika challenges Unima on funding
By Audrey Kapalamula: President Peter Mutharika has urged public universities to explore alternative means of funding and move away from depending on subventions. He spoke Wednesday at Bingu International Convention Centre in Lilongwe during the grad...

Mali

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 08:49:46 GMT
In Rain-Short Mali, Villagers Enlist Irrigation to Ward Off Extremism
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kouna, Mali -A short journey in a wooden canoe separates villagers from militants sowing fear with their weapons just across the calm waters of the Niger River in the Malian town of Kouna.

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 06:27:35 GMT
Murky Water and Rotten Food - Can Bamako Flush Its 'Open-Air Toilet'?
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Bamako -"This dirty water flooding our city - it's poison"

Mon, 29 Oct 2018 07:57:12 GMT
Two Peacekeepers Dead After Dawn Attack, Several Injured - UN Mission
[UN News] The UN Stabilization Mission in Mali, MINUSMA, reported on Saturday that two peacekeepers had been killed and several others wounded, following on from a coordinated attack at dawn, on a base in the north of the country.

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 12:03:59 GMT
Ghana Draw Algeria, Mali and Cameroon in Women's Afcon
[Namibian] Accra -Ghana's Black Queens will play Algeria, Cameroon and Mali in Group A of the 2018 Africa Women's Cup of Nations.

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 05:25:22 GMT
Buhari Sends Special Envoy to Mali for Parliamentary Polls
[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari has sent a special envoy to Mali ahead of impending parliamentary elections in that country.

Mauritania

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 06:26:08 GMT
Raped Then Jailed - Mauritanian Women Fight to End Victim Blaming
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nouakchott -Sex outside wedlock is by far the most common cause of incarceration for women in Mauritania, accounting for more than 40 percent of female prisoners

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 11:27:57 GMT
Activist Charged for Decrying Racism
[HRW] Beirut -A Mauritanian criminal court has charged an activist with incitement to violence and racial hatred for social media messages decrying racial discrimination in the country, Human Rights Watch said today. The authorities should drop all c...

Wed, 17 Oct 2018 10:43:28 GMT
Mauritania-Angola Match Kicks Off
[ANGOP] Luanda -The match between Mauritania and Angola in Nouakchott has now started for the fourth round of group I to qualify for CAN, to be played in 2019 in Cameroon.

Mauritius

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:40:46 GMT
National Strategy for Healthcare and Wellness and Traditional Medicine Hospital Discussed
[Government of Mauritius] The elaboration of a national strategy for healthcare and wellness and the setting up of a modern university hospital dedicated AYUSH (Ayurveda, Yoga and Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy) was discussed, yesterday, ...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:32:58 GMT
First Batch of 24 SMEs Benefit From the SME Mentoring and Handholding Programme
[Government of Mauritius] A first batch of 24 Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) will benefit from the SME Mentoring and Handholding Programme which aims at strengthening the start-ups by providing management, technical and other supports as well as ...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:34:20 GMT
Government to Invest Rs 47 Billion for the Transformation of the Port Louis Harbour Into a Regional Maritime Hub, Says Prime Minister
[Government of Mauritius] Government will invest Rs 47 billion for the development of the blue economy and the transformation of the Port Louis Harbour into a regional maritime hub, highlighted the Prime Minister, Minister of Home Affairs, External C...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 12:42:24 GMT
Roads in bad state - Inhabitants of Beau Bassin and Rose Hill "fed up"
[L'Express] Following construction works for the installation of water pipes in several areas in the region, many of the roads have been left in a very poor condition. In fact, according to several inhabitants of the two towns, not only do they still...

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 06:37:48 GMT
Divali Symbolises the Festival of Unity, Says Prime Minister
[Government of Mauritius] Divali, the festival of light brings among the different communities the values of unity, sharing, solidarity and happiness. It is an occasion for families to come together to reflect on the past and look forward to the futu...

Mozambique

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 06:20:44 GMT
Police Should Know Who Cabo Delgado Militants Are
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi said on Thursday that by now the National Criminal Investigation Service (SERNIC) ought to know who the armed groups are that have been launching murderous attacks in parts of the northern province of C...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 06:20:43 GMT
Government Seeking Agreement On Debt By Early 2019
[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican Minister of Economy and Finance, Adriano Maleiane, said on Thursday that the government is negotiating with its creditors to achieve, as quickly as possible, an agreement on the syndicated debt which is led by the banks C...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 06:20:41 GMT
Appeals Court Rules That Nini Satar Will Stay in Jail
[AIM] Maputo -The Maputo Higher Appeals Court has rejected an appeal from Mozambique's most notorious assassin, Momad Assife Abdul Satar ("Nini"), and has backed an earlier dispatch from the Maputo City Court revoking his parole, reports Thursday's i...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 06:20:39 GMT
Frelimo Supports the Police, Renamo Condemns
[AIM] Maputo -For the second day running, the Mozambican Minister of Justice, Joaquim Verissimo, speaking at a question and answer session in the country's parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, defended the behaviour of the police during the 10 O...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 06:20:36 GMT
North-South Highway Will Soon Run the Whole Length of Mozambique
[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's Minister of Public Works, Joao Machatine, has told the country's parliament, the Assembly of the Republic that, with the current efforts to extend the main north-south highway (EN1), it will soon link the entire country "fr...

Namibia

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:07:08 GMT
Competition Commission's Puma Raid Unlawful
[Namibian] A DAWN raid in September 2016 on Puma Energy Namibia by the Namibian Competition Commission was declared unlawful by the High Court on Friday.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:58:35 GMT
Rugby Team Takes On Russia in Krasnodar
[Namibian] Namibia start their European rugby tour with a crucial match against Russia in the southern Russian city of Krasnodar on Saturday.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:45:30 GMT
Unavailable Docket Halts Valombola Murder Case
[New Era] Windhoek -Katutura Magistrate's Court yesterday had to postpone the case of Refugees Commissioner Likius Valombola because of the docket that was not available for court proceedings.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:23:35 GMT
SADC Called to Gang Up On Childhood Nutrition
[New Era] Windhoek -SADC member states have been urged to adopt the call to action for renewed commitment on early childhood nutrition as a regional commitment to accelerate nutrition actions.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:16:22 GMT
Govt Moves to Curb Bureaucracy
[New Era] Windhoek -In its effort to curb bureaucracy and to accelerate provision of service delivery, Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila told parliamentarians on Wednesday that government has turned to the application of e-governance.

Niger

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 12:47:04 GMT
In Niger's Oil Industry, Fortune Favours the Bold
[The Exchange] The story of oil exploration in Africa is one of many failures and victories, of bold bets in unexplored areas that have brought great returns, of forgotten lands that only some bold few decided to venture in, in the search for riches....

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 09:15:28 GMT
The Role of Women in West Africa's Violent Extremist Groups
[ISS] Women's involvement in Boko Haram attacks in the Lake Chad Basin is well known. However their role in the activities of the Group for the Support of Islam and Muslims (JNIM), operating across the Sahel, appears to be less direct. What makes the...

Thu, 18 Oct 2018 08:45:34 GMT
Nigerien Business Delegation Visits Takoradi Port
[Ghanaian Times] A 20-man delegation of Nigerien economic operators has paid a business visit to the Takoradi Port in the Western Region to ascertain the operations of the facility.

Tue, 09 Oct 2018 11:14:31 GMT
Three Cases of Polio Detected in Niger
[Vanguard] Health officials have detected three cases of polio in southern Niger, near the border with Nigeria, the health ministry said Friday, just months after a major UN vaccination operation.

Tue, 09 Oct 2018 12:27:43 GMT
Niger Tells Assembly UN Alone Can Solve Its Problems of Climate Change, Migration, Poverty and Terrorism
[UN News] From the podium of the General Assembly, Niger - victim of the quadruple scourge of climate change, migration, poverty and terrorism - gave a ringing endorsement of the United Nations on Saturday as the "irreplaceable" Organization capable ...

Nigeria

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:32:33 GMT
Tiwa Savage Wins for Africa at MTV Awards 2018
[Guardian] Just when the dust she raised with her Fever video featuring Wizkid was beginning to settle, Tiwa Sagave returned to spotlight once again, winning the 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMAs) in the Best African Act category.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 11:53:31 GMT
MTN Sues Nigerian Govt - Demands U.S.$8.2 Million Damages
[Premium Times] Telecommunication company, MTN Nigeria, has sued the Nigerian government to the tune of N3 billion.

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 09:35:33 GMT
Stakeholders, Not FCT, Rescued National Sports Festival From Extinction
[Daily Trust] The Director in charge of planning and Secretary of the Main Organising Committee, MOC, for the 2018 National Sports Festival, Hauwa Kulu Akinyemi has debunked claims that the Federal Capital Territory single handedly 'rescued' the game...

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:45:43 GMT
Buhari Off to France for Peace Forum
[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday left Abuja for Paris, France to participate in the first edition of the Paris Peace Forum slated for November 11 to 13, a Presidency statement said.

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:33:18 GMT
Shiites On N3.5 Million Spent to Feed El-Zakzaky - Lai Mohammed Lied
[Guardian] Kaduna -For officials of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), it is a blatant lie to claim that N3.5 million is spent monthly to feed their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, in detention.

Nigeria African Herald Express

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:16:01 +0000
Nigeria: Buhari or Jibril? The Russian Connection
Felix Dadaev (left) in the 1940s and the real Joseph Stalin (right). –Submitted by Duncan Epstein – In Nigeria, there’s a rising wave of suspicion [...]

Sat, 03 Nov 2018 15:42:12 +0000
Biafra! Your Messiah Cometh
– By Russel Andrew Crowe – In my life as a secular Jew and a public commentator, I have tried very hard to avoid jumping [...]

Mon, 22 Oct 2018 08:06:29 +0000
Analyzing Kanu’s List of Appreciation
Barrister Aloy Ejimakor, mentioned by Kanu as his special counsel – By Uzo Sam Anyaso – Not everyone who listens to Kanu loves him. Some [...]

Sat, 20 Oct 2018 17:27:22 +0000
Nnamdi Kanu’s lawyer debunks Fani Kayode’s claim on 2019 election
Press Release, October 20, 2018. From: Barrister Aloy Ejimakor “As Mazi Nnamdi Kanu’s Special Counsel, he’s been speaking with me from his location in Israel [...]

Nigeria National Mirror

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 11:09:48 +0000
Dangote Refinery to save Nigeria from Dirty fuels with Euro V specification
Dangote Oil Refinery Company (DORC) says the 650,000 barrels per day refinery has been designed to process a variety of light and medium grades of crude and produce extremely clean … The post Dangote Refinery to save Nigeria from Dirty fuels w...

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 08:51:17 +0000
Civilian JTF Kill 8 Boko Haram Terrorists In Borno (Photos)
The Civilian Joint Task Force of Gubio Local Government, Borno have killed 8 members of Boko Haram terrorists in Gallo area of Gazabure village of Gubio Local Government. According to … The post Civilian JTF Kill 8 Boko Haram Terrorists In Bor...

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 07:10:56 +0000
Nollywood Actress Linda Ejiofor Is Getting Married! (Photos)
Nollywood actress, Ihuoma Linda Ejiofor is set to wed her undisclosed bae. The Tinsel star shared the good news on her Instagram page with photos today writing; “#APPROVED�☺️��❤️�” Her bestie, … ...

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 19:05:14 +0000
Governor Ganduje Speaks About Projects After Bribery Allegation Scandal (Photos)
Kano State Governor, Umar Ganduje as spoken after the $500Million Bribery allegation. The Governor took to his twitter handle to talk about the projects he commissioned and inspected instead of … The post Governor Ganduje Speaks About Projects...

Tue, 16 Oct 2018 17:22:58 +0000
‘I Am Fayose’s Lawyer’ – Femi Fani-Kayode Tells EFCC
A mild drama ensued outside the Tunde Idiagbon House, a former head office of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission when operatives of the EFCC attempted to bar a former … The post ‘I Am Fayose’s Lawyer’ – Femi Fani-...

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Nigeria The Nation

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:59:19 +0000
Oshiomhole raised alarm over plots to tarnish his image, threaten legal action
National Chairman of the All Progressives Congress (APC) Comrade Adams Oshiomhole has raised alarm over attempt by the People’s Democratic Party (PDP), working with some Aggrieved members of the APC to tarnish his image as a result of his refus...

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:32:39 +0000
Ebola: ‘How Jonathan was stopped from recognizing late Stella’
Former minister of Health, Prof. Onyebuchi Chukwu has revealed how the plan by former President, Goodluck Jonathan to immortalized late Dr. Ameyo Stella Adadevoh, the medical doctor who died in the efforts at containing the spread of Ebola in the cou...

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:29:29 +0000
Court remands five for attempting to rob Dickson
Sagbama High Court in Yenagoa, Bayelsa, on  Thursday remanded five suspects for an alleged attempt to rob Governor Seriake Dickson in his country home at Toru Orua. The accused, Esther Engbeke, Tamnatony Jacob, Wodu Ebikebomu, Emmanuel Dorgu and Sin...

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:21:28 +0000
UN spends $70 million for humanitarian assistance in three northeast States
The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (COHA) said it has  spent 70 million dollars in providing humanitarian assistance in the north eastern States of Borno, Adamawa and Yobe.  Samantha Newport,  Head of Communicat...

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 18:16:19 +0000
Osinbajo directs Julius Berger to hasten work on Ijora Bridge
Vice President Yemi Osinbajo said he has directed Julius Berger, the contractor handling the repair of Ijora Bridge in the Apapa area of Lagos State to hasten work on the bridge and re-open it to traffic as soon as possible. The Chairman, Seaport Ter...

Nigeria The Will

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:29:37 +0000
ASUU, FG Resume Meeting Over Ongoing Strike
BEVERLY HILLS, November 15, (THEWILL) – The Federal Government on Thursday resumed talks with the leaders of the Academic Staff Union Of Universities (ASUU) over the ongoing strike in public universities which has entered Day 11. The crucial m...

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:28:04 +0000
Dapchi School Reopens Nine Months After Abduction Saga
BEVERLY HILLS, November 15, (THEWILL) – Academic activities have resumed at the Government Girls’ Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe, where Boko Haram insurgents abducted 110 schoolgirls on February 19. The Principal of the school, ...

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 16:52:33 +0000
Tell Nigerians The Truth About Unemployment Numbers – Atiku To FG
BEVERLY HILLS, November 15, (THEWILL) – The Atiku Presidential Campaign Organisation has urged the Federal Government to fund the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) so Nigerians can know the truth about unemployment in the country. According ...

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:33:44 +0000
APC Describes Atiku’s Endorsement By South-East Leaders As An Insult To Igbos
BEVERLY HILLS, November 15, (THEWILL) – The All Progressives Congress (APC) has declared that the endorsement of Atiku Abubakar, presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), by some south-east leaders is an affront to Igbo peo...

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:12:52 +0000
Customs Intercept Trailer Load Of Military Wears, Arms And Ammunition
BEVERLY HILLS, November 15, (THEWILL) – The Federal Operations Unit Zone C of the Nigeria Customs Service has intercepted a truck loaded with military wears, arms and ammunition. Comptroller Federal Operations Unit, Zone C Kayode Olusemire, to...

Rwanda

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 07:19:56 GMT
Alibaba, Rwanda Launch Electronic Trade Platform
[East African] Alibaba founder Jack Ma signed three agreements with the Rwandan government to create an online platform for exporters to China, as well as facilitate tourism and e-commerce.

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 06:20:51 GMT
Rwanda-Based Mara to Invest $100 Million in South Africa
[The Exchange] Pan -African multi-sector business services company Mara Corporation has set its eyes on the South of Africa, as it looks to invest multimillions in the economy of South Africa. The Rwanda-based firm will introduce affordable, hi-tech ...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:06:04 GMT
Rwanda & SA to Manufacture Africa's First Affordable, Quality Smartphone
[SAnews.gov.za] In the world of smartphones, China has Huawei, Korea has Samsung, while the United States of America has Apple.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:02:30 GMT
Otema Strike Inspires Police to Fourth League Win in a Row
[New Times] Peter Otema was Police's hero as his second-half strike inspired the law enforcers side to a hard fought 1-0 victory over Musanze at Mumena Stadium on Thursday.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 06:22:01 GMT
Nyagatare Church Collapse Leaves Two Dead, Over 20 Injured
[New Times] Two worshippers died when a Pentecostal church in Bushoga, Nyagatare District collapsed Wednesday, injuring 23 others.

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Senegal

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:03:09 GMT
We Have to Go All Out At World Cup - Wade
[SAFA] The national U17 women's team are currently in Uruguay preparing for the FIFA World Cup and Bantwana will begin their quest for a world title with a Group B match against Mexico on 13 November at the Estadio Domingo Burgueno Miguel in Maldonad...

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 13:12:13 GMT
French Companies in Senegal Looking to Expand in the Gambia
[Govt of the Gambia] Jean-Yves Le Drian, the French Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs in meeting with His Excellency, President Adama Barrow at State House Monday, 5th November 2018 announced that French companies operating in Dakar are ready t...

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 09:32:53 GMT
Jokkolabs organizes the 4th edition of Global Entrepreneurship Week in France
[35°N] Paris, November 6th 2018 - Jokkolabs, the social innovation hubs network, is pleased to announce that it has been chosen by the Global Entrepreneurship Network (GEN) to be its representative in France and to organize the Global Entrepreneursh...

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 14:50:41 GMT
Gambia, Senegal Commit to Peaceful Co-Existence and Good Neighbourliness
[The Point] The president Adama Barrow has said that The Gambia and Senegal have committed themselves to peaceful co-existence and good neighbourliness, and shall enjoy the dividends of peace, security and stability throughout the world.

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 09:17:33 GMT
President Adama Barrow Attends 5th Dakar International Forum On Peace and Security
[Foroyaa] State House, Banjul, 4th November 2018 - The public is hereby informed that the President of the Republic of The Gambia, His Excellency, Adama Barrow, will travel to Dakar, Senegal, on Sunday, 4th November 2018, to attend the 5th Dakar Inte...

Seychelles

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:40:20 GMT
Trading Partners, the EU and Seychelles Reaffirm Relationship At Annual Conference
[Seychelles News Agency] The European Union is determined to continue working closely with Seychelles in the field of maritime security, the blue economy, climate change and regional integration, Ambassador Marjaana Sall said on Thursday.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:09:30 GMT
Seychelles News Agency to Become Independent Entity Next Year, Following Cabinet Vote
[Seychelles News Agency] The Cabinet of Ministers approved a policy proposal on Wednesday to turn the Seychelles News Agency (SNA) into an independent entity.

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 06:58:45 GMT
9 Seychellois Artists Whose Works Are On Display At Kenwyn House
[Seychelles News Agency] A new gallery recently opened its doors to art lovers in one of Seychelles' iconic landmarks, Kenwyn House. It features the artwork of nine local artists varying from landscapes, paintings inspired by the flora and fauna of t...

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 06:44:29 GMT
President Faure Attends Ceremony for Graduates - Class of 2017 - 2018
[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure was the guest of honour at a gathering for graduates to honour and acknowledge the achievements of former scholars that have graduated from October 2017 to September 2018. The ceremony was held at the ...

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 12:28:22 GMT
A Primary School in Seychelles Will Grow Vegetables Using Aquaponics
[Seychelles News Agency] The Perseverance Primary School will be the first school in Seychelles to grow vegetables using a system that includes fishes and aquariums.

Sierra Leone

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 09:32:17 GMT
Freetown Commonwealth War Graves, Medals Reconditioned
[Concord] The Commonwealth War Graves Commission has successfully completed the reconditioning of the war grave site at Kingtom Cemetery in Freetown.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 09:32:15 GMT
Septet Convicted to 24 Months or Le1 Million Fine
[Concord] Magistrate Santigie Bangura, presiding at the Siaka Stevens Street Magistrates' Court No.1, Monday, 5th November, sentenced seven men to twenty-four months imprisonment or pay a fine of Le1 million each.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 09:32:13 GMT
Chinese Medical Team Performs Free Cataract Surgery in Kenema
[Concord] Charles Jusu, who is over 60, has finally regained his complete eyesight. He is one of the beneficiaries of free cataract surgery being conducted by a team of Chinese medical experts from Hunan Province. His two eyes were almost rendered us...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 09:32:09 GMT
XI Urges Countries to Improve Business Environment
[Concord] Shanghai -Chinese President Xi Jinping has urged world leaders who were present at the China International Import Expo (CIIE) to strive to improve the business environment in their various countries.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 09:32:07 GMT
Pottery Production Techniques Transferred From China to Sierra Leone
[Concord] The opening ceremony of the "Training Course on Pottery Production Techniques for Sierra Leone, 2018" was held at Matainkay village in Waterloo, 2nd November.

Sierra Leone Patriotic Vanguard


Follow the money
Commentary The news that foreign auditors from sister or brother African countries like Kenya, Ghana and Tanzania will be joining their Sierra Leonean counterparts to audit the books of the past administration is good news, at least from the transpa...


President Bio attends Poppy Day ceremony
His Excellency President Julius Maada Bio has joined many others around the world to commemorate the centenary Poppy Day in honour of ex-servicemen and women who lost their lives in the line of duty at an interfaith ceremony held at the Cenotaph, Se...


Vice President Juldeh Jalloh in Sahn Malen chiefdom
Vice President Dr Mohamed Juldeh Jalloh Saturday 10th November 2018 engaged residents of Sahn Malen Chiefdom in a bid to enhance lasting peace between the community and SOCFIN over land compensation issues. As principal assistant to the president, H...


Novel: Molloy
Molloy By Samuel Beckett. The Sucking Stones sequence. I took advantage of being at the seaside to lay in a store of sucking-stones. They were pebbles but I call them stones. Yes, on this occasion I laid in a considerable store. I distributed them e...


Letter of condolence
A Letter of Condolence from David Sinnah, President of the Federation of Sierra Leonean Communities of Canada on the passing of the chairman of SLPP Manitoba chapter, Alfred Sahr Koineh Mr. Alie Nasralla President Sierra Leone Nationals Association ...

Sierra Leone Standard Times

Sat, 11 Aug 2018 08:22:02 +0000
HON. MUSA TARAWALLIE SIGNED UNISEL CONVEYANCE ..COMPANY DOCUMENTS REVEAL
Clarifications and rebuttal continue to make the necessary negative impact on the Government Transition Team report relating to the purchase of lands and Government quarters. Yesterday’s publication of the Standard Times Newspaper contained the reb...

Sat, 11 Aug 2018 08:11:33 +0000
Dr. Kandeh Yumkella at the Grave Sites ex-President Kabbah &Co …to explain political disappointment or…..
It is notorious for the Krio ethnic group, a minority one in Sierra Leone to pay homeage to their dead, but not forgotten relatives and friends. This tradition according to the Krios is observed on 1st January of every year. Foods and drinks are shar...

Sat, 11 Aug 2018 08:09:46 +0000
ILLEGALITY AT THE HEART OF GOVERNMENT TRAVEL BAN
The rule of law and adherence to it is a fundamental tenet of democracy from which government derives its legitimacy. In September 2012, the UN convened the General Assembly to discuss “the rule of law at the national and international level”. Th...

Sat, 11 Aug 2018 07:54:06 +0000
….Police accused By Unisa Bangura
In the last publication, this medium stated that the amount paid to a company either as a contract amount or other thing else was US$32 Million, but after proper perusing of the documents the amount was US$13 Million which was paid to the contractor ...

Sat, 11 Aug 2018 07:53:37 +0000
Rogue Banker Exposed… Bank Governor Acts Tough
The Governor of the Bank of Sierra Leone, Dr. Patrick S. Conteh has ordered the freezing of all bank accounts held by Pavifort Al Associates Limited until the company refunds the sum of Le9,700,000,000.00 (Nine Billion, seven hundred million Leones) ...

Somalia

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 05:06:00 GMT
Ex-Dadaab Refugee Breaks Record in Congress Elections
[Nation] A Somali-American woman who lived briefly as a refugee at the Dadaab Refugee Camp in Garissa County has been elected to Congress in America's midterm elections.

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 04:52:12 GMT
Ex-Refugee's U.S. Congress Win Sparks Debate in Former Home
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Somali-American Ilhan Omar won a seat for the Democrats in Minnesota - one of the first two Muslim women ever to sit in the House of Representatives

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 11:00:49 GMT
What Next for Maverick Politician Sharif Aden?
[Dalsan Radio] The political crisis that hit South West State ahead of the November 17 regional presidential elections may finally have come to an end with the shocking announcement by the region's leader that he had tendered his resignation and will...

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 07:55:04 GMT
AU Peacekeepers Accused of Killing 4 Somali Civilians
[VOA] Authorities in Somalia are investigating the deaths of four civilians reportedly killed by African Union troops Tuesday, after a roadside bomb targeted the peacekeepers' convoy.

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 10:15:48 GMT
Democrat Ilhan Omar Becomes First Refugee and Somali-American Elected to Congress
[This is Africa] Today we celebrate Ilhan Omar who has made history becoming first Somali American, and first refugee ever to be elected to Congress. Omar, together with Rashida Tlaib, also become the first Muslim congresswomen.

South Africa AllAfrica

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:43:05 GMT
Zuma Must Pay Legal Costs for Review of State Capture Report
[News24Wire] Former president Jacob Zuma has lost his application for leave to appeal a judgment that said he should pay the costs of reviewing Thuli Madonsela's remedial action for the institution of the state capture inquiry.

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 06:20:51 GMT
Rwanda-Based Mara to Invest $100 Million in South Africa
[The Exchange] Pan -African multi-sector business services company Mara Corporation has set its eyes on the South of Africa, as it looks to invest multimillions in the economy of South Africa. The Rwanda-based firm will introduce affordable, hi-tech ...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:14:19 GMT
Irish Aid Worker Killed in Cape Town
[News24Wire] Cape Town police are working on possible leads following the murder of Irish charity worker John Curran at a high-security residential complex in the CBD this week.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:13:35 GMT
Political Will Needed to Safeguard AG Against Threats
[News24Wire] Attacks on officials of the Auditor-General (AG) is a direct attack on the constitutional mandate of the office, the Standing Committee on the Auditor-General said on Friday.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:10:36 GMT
Gauteng Education Launches Innovative Aviation Programme for Grade 5 Pupils
[News24Wire] In the latest bid to change the face of basic education in Gauteng, MEC of education Panyaza Lesufi launched an innovative aviation programme that will make mathematics and science fun again for over 400 Grade 5 pupils.

South Africa Business Day

South Africa Independent

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:35:00 GMT
Soweto scholar patroller 'touched me in bad way', 7-year-old tells court
The High Court heard how a Soweto school scholar patroller, Johannas Molefe, allegedly sexually assaulted two schoolgirls on the school premises.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:59:00 GMT
Sleeping pensioner suffocates after mattress catches fire
A Free State pensioner who decided to use a candle at bedtime because he believed the light bulb made his bedroom hotter ended up suffocating to death

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 14:14:00 GMT
Eight suspects arrested while allegedly planning CIT heist
Eight suspected cash-in-transit heist robbers were arrested in Kroondal in the North West whilst allegedly planning a robbery.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:20:00 GMT
WATCH: Smiling #WitWolf gives blow-by-blow account of massacre
In this video filmed years after the massacre, Barend Hendrik Strydom smiles constantly as he recounts killing 7 black people and wounding 15 more.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 17:05:00 GMT
'Graveyard rapist sentenced to life behind bars
A 36-year-old man, dubbed the "graveyard rapist" was sentenced to life imprisonment in the Durban Magistrate's Court, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

South Africa Mail & Guardian

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200
"If climate change goes on as is, people will need to be relocated – we need a plan."
Few governments are prepared to care for the people forced to leave their countries as a result of conflict or climate change. Here's why.

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200
The business of fake science
Publishers that flout sound peer review practices encourage bogus reports with widespread ramifications

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200
Dirty tricks haunt the NDPP race
Police officers may be involved in attempts to falsely implicate a senior NPA official in corruption

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200
Enterprise claws its way back after listeriosis outbreak
Although the Enterprise Polokwane processed meat factory remains closed, Tiger Brands reopened its Germiston plant last month

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 00:00:00 +0200
ANC mobile network plans fail
Threats of litigation, the lure of big money and conflicts of interest have upset the project

South Africa News 24

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 23:08:43 +0200
News24.com | Malema denies calling Thandeka Gqubule a Stratcom spy, blames legal team for AfriForum loss
EFF leader Julius Malema says his party never explicitly labelled any journalists Stratcom beneficiaries.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:51:57 +0200
News24.com | VBS scandal: Cosatu branch vows to hold ANC, SACP leaders to account
Cosatu in Limpopo has vowed to continue to exert pressure on ANC and SACP leaders to take action against politicians and officials implicated in the VBS Mutual Bank scandal.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:41:22 +0200
News24.com | Issues around pupils' protest resolved 'amicably', says United Herzlia School
United Herzlia School in Cape Town says it has taken action following a kneeling protest that was undertaken by two of its pupils.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:49:43 +0200
News24.com | KZN head of prosecutions faces tough questions at NDPP interview
A 2013 decision to lay charges against a Durban judge only to withdraw them a year later and be sued for R900 000 has come back to bite NPA head candidate advocate Moipone Noko.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 21:13:36 +0200
News24.com | Land Expropriation: EFF brings ANC's recommendation to constitutional review committee
The EFF has put forward a recommendation on the amendment of the Constitution that is identical, word for word, to a proposal submitted earlier by the ANC in a move an opposition MP has called "a convenient alliance".

South Africa News 24

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 23:08:43 +0200
News24.com | Malema denies calling Thandeka Gqubule a Stratcom spy, blames legal team for AfriForum loss
EFF leader Julius Malema says his party never explicitly labelled any journalists Stratcom beneficiaries.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:51:57 +0200
News24.com | VBS scandal: Cosatu branch vows to hold ANC, SACP leaders to account
Cosatu in Limpopo has vowed to continue to exert pressure on ANC and SACP leaders to take action against politicians and officials implicated in the VBS Mutual Bank scandal.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:41:22 +0200
News24.com | Issues around pupils' protest resolved 'amicably', says United Herzlia School
United Herzlia School in Cape Town says it has taken action following a kneeling protest that was undertaken by two of its pupils.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 22:49:43 +0200
News24.com | KZN head of prosecutions faces tough questions at NDPP interview
A 2013 decision to lay charges against a Durban judge only to withdraw them a year later and be sued for R900 000 has come back to bite NPA head candidate advocate Moipone Noko.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 21:13:36 +0200
News24.com | Land Expropriation: EFF brings ANC's recommendation to constitutional review committee
The EFF has put forward a recommendation on the amendment of the Constitution that is identical, word for word, to a proposal submitted earlier by the ANC in a move an opposition MP has called "a convenient alliance".

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South Africa Times Live

South Sudan

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 11:03:46 GMT
Machar's Return Signals a Significant Stage in Peace Process
[The Conversation Africa] South Sudan's opposition leader Riek Machar has returned to the country's capital Juba after more than two years in exile. Machar was the country's Vice President between July 2011 and July 2013. In this time, he sought lead...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 11:03:44 GMT
The Country Faces Collapse If Peace Pact Fails Again. This Can Be Averted
[The Conversation Africa] South Sudan is arguably the most fragile state in the world. Lacking an institutional legacy at its creation in 2011, political, security, economic, and social indicators have all deteriorated amid civil conflict. As state l...

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 08:05:17 GMT
Should the Highest Bidder Take the Woman?
[Monitor] The internet was recently awash with news that the family of 17-year-old Nyalong Ngong Deng Jalang in South Sudan gave a chance to five men who lined up in a competition to marry their young daughter with set terms and conditions that the h...

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 10:21:39 GMT
Girl Auctioned on Facebook for Marriage
[VOA] Female lawyers in South Sudan are urging the government to shut down an online auction for marriage rights to a 16-year-old girl.

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 09:28:17 GMT
Japan Commends Sudan Efforts On Peace in S. Sudan
[SNA] Khartoum -Japan has expressed its appreciation of he efforts made by Sudan to realize peace in South Sudan State.

South Sudan Nation

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 18:55:28 +0000
The Doctrine of Terra Nullius not applicable to South Sudan: The Case of Ramciel
By: Daniel Juol Nhomngek, Kampala, Uganda, NOV/15/2018, SSN; Since the formation of the Government of South Sudan in 2005 that was followed by the formation of the government of independent South Sudan, the relevance of doctrine of terra nullius has ...

Wed, 14 Nov 2018 15:43:19 +0000
Former Military Intel Chief Mac Paul and former Minister Gen. Chuol SODOMIZED by Pres. Kiir
Highly reliable sources, NOV/14/2018, SSN; BREAKING NEWS, JUBA: According to highly reliable inside Intel sources just coming out of Juba, two SPLM-FD members, Gen. Mac Paul, the once powerful former Director of the much-dreaded Military Intelligence...

Tue, 13 Nov 2018 02:17:42 +0000
WE’LL RULE FOREVER: Declares the Jieng “Popular Movement Party of Dinka”— Press Release
NOV/13/2018, SSN; This is an unsigned and nameless Political Statement purportedly written and circulated by a jieng group calling themselves as The Popular Movement Party of Dinka, and here below is the statement. “It’s known that we wer...

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 21:06:44 +0000
We Lost faith in leaders’ non-implementation of agreements: From United Voices of South Sudanese in the Diaspora
From: Benjamin Avelino, From The Global Coalition of Advocates, GCASS- the United Voices of South Sudanese in the Diaspora, OCT/22/2018. Subject: The revitalization of the Agreement on Resolution of Conflict in South Sudan Extended Letter addressed t...

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 14:11:06 +0000
We Must’nt Allow Our Tribal Allegiance to Destroy Our Urge for Political Stability
By: Ngoi Thuech, Dodoma, Tanzania, NOV/05/2018, SSN; South Sudanese don’t know how lucky and blessed they’re. We’ve never had a shortage of patriotic leaders even before we became known as South Sudanese but separate entities living...

Southern Africa

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:43:05 GMT
South Africa: Zuma Must Pay Legal Costs for Review of State Capture Report
[News24Wire] Former president Jacob Zuma has lost his application for leave to appeal a judgment that said he should pay the costs of reviewing Thuli Madonsela's remedial action for the institution of the state capture inquiry.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:13:28 GMT
Zimbabwe: Central Bank Boss Mangudya Blasts 'Ungrateful' Zimbabweans
[New Zimbabwe] Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya says he is making sacrifices to keep the country's economy afloat and wants some gratitude from Zimbabweans for his heroics.

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 06:20:51 GMT
Africa: Rwanda-Based Mara to Invest $100 Million in South Africa
[The Exchange] Pan -African multi-sector business services company Mara Corporation has set its eyes on the South of Africa, as it looks to invest multimillions in the economy of South Africa. The Rwanda-based firm will introduce affordable, hi-tech ...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:51:30 GMT
Botswana: Plot to Oust Masisi
[The Patriot] Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) is allegedly rocked by secret meetings involving top party figures, some within the Central Committee in a plot to oust President Mokgweetsi Masisi, Party Chairman Slumber Tsogwane and Secretary General M...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:37:32 GMT
Swaziland: Death of Swaziland Newspaper Editor Puts Spotlight On Kingdom's Health Crisis
[Swazi Media] Thulani Thwala the editor of the Swazi Observer died in hospital after collapsing in a toilet. When he was taken to a public hospital there were no doctors immediately available to treat him.

Sudan

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:59:47 GMT
'U.S. Prepared to Consider Rescinding Sudan's Designation As a State Sponsor of Terrorism If All Criteria Met'
[Radio Dabanga] Washington DC -The US State Department has voiced its commitment "to strengthening cooperation and meaningful reforms" with Sudan, and "to initiate the process of rescinding Sudan's designation as a State Sponsor of Terrorism if the d...

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:51:02 GMT
Prof. Omer Lauds Relations Between Sudan and Morocco
[SNA] Khartoum -Chairman of the National Legislature and Speaker of the National Assembly, Prof. Ibrahim Ahmed Omer, has lauded the distinguished relations between Sudan and the Kingdom of Morocco in all fields.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:50:58 GMT
Kibir Affirms Independence of Judiciary and Public Prosecution
[SNA] Khartoum -Vice-President of the Republic, Dr Osman Mohamed Kibir has affirmed independency of the judiciary and public prosecution in Sudan.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:50:25 GMT
West Darfur - El Geneina Power, Water Cuts Enter Third Month
[Radio Dabanga] El Geneina / Kassala -The ongoing electricity and water crisis in El Geneina in West Darfur has entered its third month without evidence of a long-term solution. Local business is suffering.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 08:50:23 GMT
Shortages Force Price Spikes for Essentials in Darfur
[Radio Dabanga] Darfur / Khartoum -Markets across Darfur have seen a sharp rise in prices of essential goods such as onions and bread. Authorities in the Sudanese capital of Khartoum vow to solve the bread shortage within two days.

Swaziland

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:37:32 GMT
Death of Swaziland Newspaper Editor Puts Spotlight On Kingdom's Health Crisis
[Swazi Media] Thulani Thwala the editor of the Swazi Observer died in hospital after collapsing in a toilet. When he was taken to a public hospital there were no doctors immediately available to treat him.

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:39:52 GMT
Former Newspaper Editor Questioned By Swaziland Police for Talking to Banned Political Parties
[Swazi Media] Musa Ndlangamandla, a former editor-in-chief of the Swazi Observer and a writer for South Africa's Mail & Guardian newspaper, has been questioned by police in Swaziland/Eswatini over articles he wrote in 2011.

Wed, 07 Nov 2018 12:11:30 GMT
New Drive Against Corruption in Swaziland Leaves Out King Mswati, the Biggest Drain On the Public Purse
[Swazi Media] Ambrose Dlamini, the newly unconstitutionally-appointed Prime Minister of Swaziland/Eswatini, said he will have zero tolerance on corruption in the kingdom ruled by absolute monarch King Mswati III.

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 10:46:35 GMT
Swaziland Police Investigate Report Children Illegally Beaten to Encourage Them to Do Well in Exams
[Swazi Media] Police in Swaziland / Eswatini are investigating a report that teachers whipped primary school children to make them do better in their exams.

Mon, 05 Nov 2018 10:10:19 GMT
U.S. Ambassador Calls for Repeal of Decree on Absolute Monarchy
[Swazi Media] Lisa Peterson, the United States Ambassador to Swaziland (eSwatini), has renewed her call for political parties to be allowed to operate in kingdom.

Swaziland Times

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:24:00 +0200
E100 000 BAIL FOR SIPHO SHONGWE PAID IN 20 MINS
MBABANE – So near yet so far! This was the case yesterday when murder suspect Sipho Shongwe’s family paid his E100 000 cash bail in

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:23:00 +0200
GOOD NEWS FOR TINKHUNDLA SUPPLIERS
SITEKI – It’s good news for Tinkhundla centre suppliers! Payment for goods supplied to or services rendered to Tinkhundla centres will now be processed expeditiously.

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:21:00 +0200
E13.5M FOR POLITICIANS’ RELOCATION ALLOWANCE
MBABANE – The 32 per cent increment enjoyed by the 10th Parliament will haunt government as it has to pay E13.5 million in relocation and

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:19:00 +0200
REGULATE ARMED FORCES HIRING, SAYS ASPIRING WOMAN MP
MBABANE – Recruitment in the armed forces might be on a ‘freeze’ for now, but is still hot on some people’s lips. Armed forces last recruited

Fri, 16 Nov 2018 01:18:00 +0200
FAULTY ELEVATORS STOP MINISTER’S HILTON TOUR
MBABANE – Oops! Not today minister. Minister of Public Service Christian Ntshangane’s tour of the Hilton Hotel was cut short yesterday as the lifts at

Tanzania

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 12:07:19 GMT
Alphayo Kidata's Shinning Star Comes Down Crushing
[Citizen] The rise of Alphayo Kidata, Tanzania's High Commissioner to Canada who has had his tour of duty abruptly ended by President John Magufuli, could be described as meteoric. His fall equally sharp.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 12:00:55 GMT
Two Freed Journalists Have Safely Left Tanzania - CPJ
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has released a statement saying that two of its staff; Angela Quintal, Africa program coordinator, and Muthoki Mumo, Sub-Saharan Africa representative, "have safely left Tanzania."

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:49:22 GMT
Tanzania Under Fire Over Detention of Committee to Protect Journalists Staff
[Deutsche Welle] Two CPJ representatives were in Tanzania to probe the case of a missing investigative journalist when they were detained, stripped of their passports and phones, and interrogated by government agents.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:22:49 GMT
Residents Throng Court As Murder Case Rages
[Daily News] HUNDREDS of anxious Bukoba Municipal residents, recently, thronged the Resident Magistrate's Court here to have a glimpse of five people alleged to have murdered two children from the same family.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:48:19 GMT
Aga Khan, MNH Get U.S.$118,000 for Women, Children Surgery
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Aga Khan Hospital and Muhimbili National Hospital (MNH) have partnered with religious leaders and non-governmental organisations to raise Sh268 million that will fund plastic and reconstructive surgery for 40 women and ch...

Tanzania Citizen

The Gambia Echo

Togo

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 12:45:09 GMT
IMF Staff Team Completes Review Mission to Togo
[Togonews] An International Monetary Fund (IMF) team led by Ivohasina Razafimahefa visited Lomé during October 18-31, 2018 to conduct discussions on the third review of the program supported by an Extended Credit Facility (ECF).

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 16:38:13 GMT
Eranove, Siemens and TSK sign an agreement in Berlin (G20 Investment Summit) for the next Kékéli power plant
[35°N] At the time of the G20 Investment Summit on 30 October 2018 in Berlin, Siemens, Eranove and TSK have signed a Memorandum for working together in the framework of a gas-fired electricity power station in Togo The Eranove group will ensure the...

Mon, 29 Oct 2018 16:48:00 GMT
Ghana, Togo Commission Joint Border Post
[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo says Ghana and Togo are committed to ensuring the success of the Noepe-Akanu joint border post, to strengthen the bonds of friendship and co-operation between the two countries.

Mon, 29 Oct 2018 10:51:47 GMT
Ghana, Togo Commission Joint Border Post
[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says Ghana and Togo stand ready to support and promote all efforts aimed at ensuring the success of the management of Noepe-Akanu joint border post, and to strengthen the ...

Tue, 23 Oct 2018 15:59:22 GMT
Signature of the concession agreement for the Kékéli power plant between the Togolese Republic and the Eranove Group
[35°N] Lomé, 23 October 2018 - Under the high patronage of His Excellency Faure Essozimna Gnassingbé, President of the Togolese Republic, the Minister of Mines and Energy, Marc Dèdèriwè Ably-Bidamon, and the Director General of the pan-African...

Uganda

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 07:30:42 GMT
Uganda Now Close to Ratifying AfCFTA
[East African] Uganda's Cabinet approved the ratification of the African Continental Free Trade Area (AfCFTA) agreement on October 29, kick-starting a process that will see Uganda join Rwanda and Kenya, which already ratified the document.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:25:01 GMT
IGG Decries Low Wages for Inmates Doing Private Work
[Monitor] Ibanda -The deputy Inspector General of Government, Ms Mariam Mutonyi, has tasked government prison authorities to explain why convicts hired by private citizens are overloaded with work but are paid little for it.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 14:09:28 GMT
Civic Education Critical for Uganda's Dev't - Experts
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -Experts say there is an urgent need to promote civic education in Uganda in order to build a civically competent citizenry that gets actively involved in the country's development agenda.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:40:48 GMT
Stella Nyanzi Wants Museveni to Explain How He Was Offended By Her Posts
[Monitor] Makerere University research fellow, Dr Stella Nyanzi has asked Buganda Road Court to summon President Museveni over allegations that she harassed him by insulting his late mother on her Facebook page.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 13:33:37 GMT
Fund to Fight Child Labour Should Be Well Utilised
[Monitor] The International Labour Organisation (ILO) this week gave Uganda and Malawi $10.8m (Shs40.5b) to fight child labour. Child labour almost always abuses children's rights to education, rest and leisure. Funding to stop this abuse is, therefo...

Uganda Daily Monitor

Uganda New Vision

Thu, 31 Dec 2015 10:28:03 GMT
Tears, emotions at Rwanda peace-building conference
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 10:08:20 GMT
Museveni deviated from what we fought for, says Besigye
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 08:03:12 GMT
Museveni promises Kisoro new Constituency
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Thu, 31 Dec 2015 07:28:02 GMT
Master Blaster: Police to meet burial expenses
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Wed, 30 Dec 2015 15:24:56 GMT
Burundi president to fight AU peacekeepers
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West Africa

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:32:33 GMT
Africa: Tiwa Savage Wins for Africa at MTV Awards 2018
[Guardian] Just when the dust she raised with her Fever video featuring Wizkid was beginning to settle, Tiwa Sagave returned to spotlight once again, winning the 2018 MTV Europe Music Awards (MTV EMAs) in the Best African Act category.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 11:53:31 GMT
Nigeria: MTN Sues Nigerian Govt - Demands U.S.$8.2 Million Damages
[Premium Times] Telecommunication company, MTN Nigeria, has sued the Nigerian government to the tune of N3 billion.

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 09:35:33 GMT
Nigeria: Stakeholders, Not FCT, Rescued National Sports Festival From Extinction
[Daily Trust] The Director in charge of planning and Secretary of the Main Organising Committee, MOC, for the 2018 National Sports Festival, Hauwa Kulu Akinyemi has debunked claims that the Federal Capital Territory single handedly 'rescued' the game...

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:45:43 GMT
Nigeria: Buhari Off to France for Peace Forum
[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday left Abuja for Paris, France to participate in the first edition of the Paris Peace Forum slated for November 11 to 13, a Presidency statement said.

Sat, 10 Nov 2018 08:33:18 GMT
Nigeria: Shiites On N3.5 Million Spent to Feed El-Zakzaky - Lai Mohammed Lied
[Guardian] Kaduna -For officials of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), it is a blatant lie to claim that N3.5 million is spent monthly to feed their leader, Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky, in detention.

Zambia

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 07:58:25 GMT
Angola, Zambia Sign Memorandum On Oil and Gas
[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola and Zambia signed a memorandum of understanding in the oil and gas sector Monday in Lusaka, aimed to foster the way for the construction of a oil pipeline proposed by Zambia.

Thu, 08 Nov 2018 13:40:19 GMT
What Proposed Change in Tazara Law Means for Tanzania
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government is in the final stages to finalise a draft law to amend the Tanzania and Zambia Railway Authority (Tazara) Act so as to make it possible for a Tanzania national to serve in the capacity of authority's managing ...

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 10:52:47 GMT
Hayford - Zambia Defeat a Lesson for Black Queens
[Ghanaian Times] Head Coach of the Black Queens Bashir Hayford says Saturday's international friendly against the Shepolopolo of Zambia was an eye-opener for his team and will go a long way to help him sharpen the rough edges of the team ahead of the...

Tue, 06 Nov 2018 10:36:41 GMT
Shepolopolo Hoping to Improve
[CAF] Zambia defied the odds to pull off a dramatic qualification job to Ghana. It was a tough qualifying run considering that Shepolopolo didn't win a single home game over the two rounds en route Ghana where they will vie for honours in Cape Coast-...

Fri, 02 Nov 2018 15:46:04 GMT
Zambia Heightens Its Capacity for Preventing and Responding to the Threat of an Outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease
[WHO] Zambia has been classified by the World Health Organisation to be at very high risk of importation of cases of Ebola virus disease (EVD) from the ongoing epidemic of the disease in the Democratic Republic of the Congo due to the heightened tran...

Zimbabwe

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 10:13:28 GMT
Central Bank Boss Mangudya Blasts 'Ungrateful' Zimbabweans
[New Zimbabwe] Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya says he is making sacrifices to keep the country's economy afloat and wants some gratitude from Zimbabweans for his heroics.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 11:59:38 GMT
2 Cents Tax Paying Dividends, President
[The Herald] The 2 cents intermediary money transfer tax introduced by Government recently is helping Government to narrow its budget deficit significantly, President Mnangagwa has said.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 11:59:03 GMT
Police Hunt for Smart Express Driver
[The Herald] Police have launched a manhunt for the Smart Express bus driver, Cosmas Marembo, who fled together with his conductor soon after surviving the horrific bus accident that killed 47 people yesterday evening.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 11:58:18 GMT
Beer Shortage Hits Manicaland Province
[The Herald] Manicaland has been hit by a shortage of lagers which has seen traders spending several days in queues at Delta's Mutare depot.

Fri, 09 Nov 2018 11:41:54 GMT
Indian Investor to Pour U.S.$200 Million Into Agriculture
[The Herald] Kadoma -The economic policies put in place under the Second Republic led by President Mnangagwa has charmed an Indian investor who has set aside $200 million for investment in Mashonaland West's agricultural sector, which will create 5 0...

Zimbabwe Herald

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 23:36:14 +0000
ED commissions police vehicles
President Mnangagwa yesterday commissioned 40 vehicles, the first batch from the 107 that have been bought to enhance the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP)’s operations. The vehicles, comprising 35 pick-up trucks and five lorries, were commissioned at...

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 23:34:54 +0000
Church urged to unite nation
The church should play a role in national consensus building and ensure that there is political tolerance among politicians, Speaker of the National Assembly, Advocate Jacob Mudenda, has said. He said the church should be bold enough to bring politic...

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 23:32:56 +0000
Avoid duplicity, civic society told
Outgoing Ministry of Primary and Secondary Education Secretary Dr Sylvia Utete-Masango has urged aid organisations to direct their initiatives towards appropriate areas. Dr Masango urged civic society organisations in education to involve Government ...

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 23:27:00 +0000
Don’t abuse new freedoms — ED
President Mnangagwa yesterday spoke out against people abusing the democratic space ushered in by the Second Republic, saying such behaviour had no place in the new dispensation.

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 23:23:16 +0000
MDC-A throws supporters under bus
MDC-Alliance leader Mr Nelson Chamisa yesterday threw his supporters under the bus and branded them “stupid” for undertaking an unnecessary demonstration that resulted in the death of six people and damage to property on August 1.

Zimbabwe Mail

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 20:26:26 +0000
Zimbabwe must be supported, Ramaphosa tells EU hosts
Zimbabwe was on the agenda in talks President Cyril Ramaphosa had with European Union (EU) leaders on Thursday. During a media briefing, Ramaphosa said he discussed the importance of Zimbabwe and the lifting of any [...]

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:35:18 +0000
SA Home Affairs legalises Zimbabweans living, working and studying in SA
Over  180,000 Zimbabwean nationals living in South Africa have applied for official documentation to allow them to stay, work, study and conduct businesses legally in the country, the department of home affairs said on Thursday. [...]

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:26:54 +0000
WATCH: Chamisa throws followers under the bus, calls his protesters ‘stupid’
MDC leader Nelson Chamisa has described as stupid, protests by hordes of suspected party supporters who took to the streets August 1 to demand the announcement of all the results of the July 30 election [...]

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 19:11:31 +0000
Genius ‘Ginimbi’ Kadungure arrested
The Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) has confirmed the arrest of Genius Kadungure popularly known as Ginimbi in connection to tax evasion where he is alleged to have prejudiced the state of US$22 million. In a [...]

Thu, 15 Nov 2018 15:37:18 +0000
Chivayo Arrested On Fraud, Again
HARARE – Controversial businessman Wicknell Chivayo has been arrested in connection with a bribery case involving a Zimbabwe Power Company executive, Nyasha Kazhanje. The former ZPC  chairperson  (Kazhanje) appeared before a Harare magistrat...

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