Botswana leader suspends judges

Botswana leader suspends judges

President Ian Khama has suspended four High Court Judges for allegedly undermining the Chief Justice, Maruping Dibotelo and bringing the judiciary into disrepute, Gazette newspaper ...

German firm threatens to withdraw from management of Senegal’s new airport

German firm threatens to withdraw from management of Senegal’s new airport

The German company Fraport which owns 51% of operating rights at the Blaise Diagne International Airport in Diass (AIBD) has expressed its desires to withdraw from the activity, APA ...

Algeria hosts African governance platform forum

Algeria hosts African governance platform forum

The African Governance Platform's Clusters on Constitutionalism and Rule of Law and Human Rights and Transitional Justice, is being convened in Algiers, the Algerian capital, the AU ...

Police recruitment and brawl in parliament dominate Liberian newspapers

Police recruitment and brawl in parliament dominate Liberian newspapers

-The announcement by the Liberia National Police that it will recruit at least 8,000 new officers for 2017 and a brawl between two members of the upper house of Liberia' bicameral ...

Lesotho women’s rights are continually violated – official

Lesotho women’s rights are continually violated – official

The Lesotho Network of People Living with HIV/AIDs (LENEPWHA) organised a one day workshop on Friday to sensitise women about their fundamental human rights that they said are ...

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Cancellation of the African Space Program: interview

Nairobi - On Tuesday at 2PM GMT, the African Space Agency (ASA) released the news of the indefinite suspension of the African space program "as long as the prerequisites for new ...

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The Crazy Idea of the Week: free internet for all

The pitch about Outernet: Information for the World from Outer Space. Unrestricted, globally accessible, broadcast data. Quality content from all over the Internet. Available to all ...

Egypt: Court consults Mufti over extremists’ death sentences

The criminal court in Egypt has transferred to the Mufti the files of 12 suspected members of the group Islamic State (DAECH) for his religious opinion before acting on the death sentence passed against them, judicial source confirmed on Friday. However, the Mufti's opinion on the cases is not binding for  more...

August 28, 2015 at 5:23 pm UTC

Botswana leader suspends judges

President Ian Khama has suspended four High Court Judges for allegedly undermining the Chief Justice, Maruping Dibotelo and bringing the judiciary into disrepute, Gazette newspaper reported on Friday. The quartet is Justice Key Dingake, Justice Modiri Letsididi, Justice Mercy Garekwe and Justice Ranier  more...

August 28, 2015 at 5:31 pm UTC

Malawi: 12th national agriculture fair underway

Malawi's 12th National Agriculture Fair has opened in the commercial city of Blantyre with a call for companies to exploit opportunities on both production and value chain activities for local, regional and International markets.Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water Development Allan Chiyembekeza  more...

August 28, 2015 at 5:55 pm UTC

Botswana misses male circumcision target – Minister

Botswana's Safe Male Circumcision Campaign has missed its annual target of 50,000 males, Health Minister Dorcus Makgatho is quoted as saying Tuesday by Yarona FM radio station.Speaking at the re-launch of the campaign in Maun in northern Botswana, Makgatho revealed that despite the campaign running for some  more...

August 11, 2015 at 1:50 pm UTC

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