Sudan: US envoy’s visit overshadows other press headlines

Sudan: US envoy’s visit overshadows other press headlines

The visit by US Special envoy to Sudan Donald Booth continued to overshadow other news covered by the local press on Monday.Nearly all of Sudan's newspapers focused on the ...

Malawi reviews mining exploration licenses – official

Malawi reviews mining exploration licenses – official

The Malawi government said it is reviewing licenses issued to prospective investors to explore the availability of oil on Lake Malawi following concerns of irregularities during the ...

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 ...

Cameroon: More than 7,500 displaced seeking relocation in Kousseri

Cameroon: More than 7,500 displaced seeking relocation in Kousseri

More than 7,500 displaced people due to attacks perpetrated by the Nigerian terror group Boko Haram in the far north region of Cameroon are still waiting for relocation in Kousseri ...

Jammeh’s meeting with Guinea Bissau delegation, FAO award dominate Gambian press

Jammeh’s meeting with Guinea Bissau delegation, FAO award dominate Gambian press

A visiting delegation from Guinea Bissau holding talks with the Gambian leader, the rapping up of three-day celebrations of on the FAO award to the government of the Gambia, among ...

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 ...

S/Sudan opposition, Uganda meet over troop pullout

The South Sudanese deputy opposition leader, General Alfred Ladu Gore, has met Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni over the future of peace in South Sudan, a statement from State House in Kampala confirmed on Monday.Ladu is in Uganda upon the invitation of President Museveni. He was representing rebel leader  more...

August 31, 2015 at 6:34 pm UTC

Cote d’Ivoire: Constitutional Council shortlists 33 candidates for presidential polls

–Cote d'Ivoire's Constitutional Council on Monday published the provisional list of candidates who are to run for presidential elections scheduled for 25 October, reminding them that they had three days to present their complaints or observations.�Only presidential candidates, or political parties or  more...

August 31, 2015 at 12:43 pm UTC

Foreign mining firms plough $24b in Mozambique

The oil groups involved in exploiting the Area 1 bloc of northern Mozambique's Rovuma Basin are poised to invest some $24 billion to begin extracting natural gas, according to local media reports on Monday.Radio Mozambique said this comes after Indian state-controlled groups acquired stakes in the bloc,  more...

August 31, 2015 at 6:47 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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