Sierra Leone: Sacked VP hints at Ecowas court for redress

Sierra Leone: Sacked VP hints at Ecowas court for redress

Lawyers for Sierra Leone`s sacked vice president Tuesday hinted at the possibility of taking his case to the Ecowas court of Justice if he loses judgments expected anytime from ...

Scores killed in Somalia raid – Shabaab

Scores killed in Somalia raid – Shabaab

The Somali militant group al-Shabaab has claimed scores of casualities among African Union peacekeepers who were targeted in an attack at their base in the Lower Shabelle region ...

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 ...

Tobacco threatens Botswana’s social development-Activist

Tobacco threatens Botswana’s social development-Activist

Tobacco is a major threat to Botswana's social and economic development, the Anti-Tobacco Network (ATN) told Yarona fm on Tuesday.Speaking to Yarona FM News on the sideline of a ...

Botswana opposition accuses president of dictatorship

Botswana opposition accuses president of dictatorship

Botswana's opposition Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) said Tuesday that suspension of High Court Judges by President Ian Khama Seretse Khama for allegedly undermining the Chief ...

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 ...

Sierra Leone: Sacked VP hints at Ecowas court for redress

Lawyers for Sierra Leone`s sacked vice president Tuesday hinted at the possibility of taking his case to the Ecowas court of Justice if he loses judgments expected anytime from now.Samuel Sam-Sumana is challenging his removal from office by President Ernest Bai Koroma at the Supreme Court of Sierra Leone.  more...

September 1, 2015 at 3:50 pm UTC

Nigerians show strong support for govt’s anti-corruption campaign – poll

Nigeria's leading survey and polling firm, NOIPolls Ltd says that 95 percent of Nigerians have shown strong support for the on-going campaign against corruption by President Muhammadu Buhari. The result of the recent polling partnership between BusinessDay Media and NOIPolls Ltd, released on Tuesday in Abuja  more...

September 1, 2015 at 4:09 pm UTC

Zimbabwe braces for power shortages as utility shuts down plants for maintenance

Zimbabweans should brace for more electricity outages after the state-run power utility warned Tuesday of reduced production due to mandatory annual maintenance of the country's two main plants.The Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) said in a notice to consumers statutory maintenance work at the  more...

September 1, 2015 at 3:25 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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