S/Africa: Remedial actions on Nkandla remain binding on Zuma – Ombudsman

S/Africa: Remedial actions on Nkandla remain binding on Zuma – Ombudsman

South Africa's Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has responded to President Jacob Zuma's conditional offer to pay back state funds spent on his private home, saying that the remedial ...

Malawi introduces online registration system for companies

Malawi introduces online registration system for companies

Malawi through Department of Registrar General has introduced the online registration system for companies, a development which will reduce the number of days spent to register a ...

Police swoop on motorbike riders dominate Ghanaian media

Police swoop on motorbike riders dominate Ghanaian media

A swoop on motorbike riders who flout traffic regulations in Accra on Friday dominated the Ghanaian media. The Ghanaian Times and Daily Graphic and others published stories on the ...

Debt woes, civil servants jobs, judge’s bribe scandal grab Kenyan headlines

Debt woes, civil servants jobs, judge’s bribe scandal grab Kenyan headlines

The debt woes of the most successful investment club in Kenya's history – Trans Century Company Ltd, government's decision not to sack thousands of civil servants and the Supreme ...

Ghanaian media focus on nomadic herdsmen, broken down ambulances

Ghanaian media focus on nomadic herdsmen, broken down ambulances

The media in Ghana on Thursday focused on a move to eject nomadic herdsmen and the breakdown of ambulances in Accra. The Daily Graphic said the Fulani herdsmen in Ashanti Region are ...

World Cancer Day, ‘criminal’ MPs, 2017 polls dominate Kenyan dailies

World Cancer Day, ‘criminal’ MPs, 2017 polls dominate Kenyan dailies

World Cancer Day, legislators suspected of breaking the law and the 2017 polls dominated the dailies on Thursday. “Victory possible in battle against cancer,” reported the Daily ...

Many children seek refugee in UN camp as fighting escalates in Darfur

Many children seek refugee in UN camp as fighting escalates in Darfur

More than 13, 000 children are seeking refuge in the United Nations/African Union peacekeeping mission site in the troubled Sudanese region of Darfur in the past few days due to the ...

Pakistani diplomat says Nigeria will be permanent member of UNSC

Pakistan's High Commissioner to Nigeria, Umer Farooq on Saturday says Nigeria will one day become a Permanent Member of the UN Security Council.Farook said at a programme to mark the Kashmir Solidarity Day in Abuja that Pakistan was grateful to Nigeria for its position on Kashmir. The envoy explained that Nigeria had always supported the UN's Resolutions on Kashmir, saying the solution of Kashmir dispute ...

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S/Africa: Remedial actions on Nkandla remain binding on Zuma – Ombudsman

South Africa's Public Protector Thuli Madonsela has responded to President Jacob Zuma's conditional offer to pay back state funds spent on his private home, saying that the remedial actions cited in her report remain legally binding on the president.In a statement on Friday, the Ombudsman's office said: "Her standpoint remains that the remedial action taken in her report must be given effect in full unless ...

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Nigerian leader begins short vacation

President Muhammadu Buhari has begun a short vacation from Friday, February 5 to Wednesday, February 10, 2016. A statement on Friday in Abuja by the Special Adviser to the President on Media and Publicity, Mr. Femi Adesina, said: “While President Buhari is on vacation, the Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, will perform the functions of the President.'' It added that in compliance with Section 145 (1) of ...

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Malawi introduces online registration system for companies

Malawi through Department of Registrar General has introduced the online registration system for companies, a development which will reduce the number of days spent to register a business from thirty eight to five.Vice President Saulos Chilima said Friday that previously the country was using manual system which had a lot of problems like taking long period when registering which left large number of ...

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B/Faso: New PM to unveil general policy

Burkina Faso's new Prime Minister, Paul Kaba Thieba will address members of the National Assembly on Friday afternoon during which he will unveil the general policy of his government, parliamentary sources announced.Article 63 of the Burkinabe constitution provides that: “thirty days after appointment, the Prime Minister deliver his policy statement in Parliament. His policy statement will be followed by ...

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Liberian police suspends seven senior officers

The Liberia National Police (LNP) has with immediate effect suspended seven senior police officers after they were named in allegations of facilitating armed robbery.Conforming the sanction to the African Press Agency on Friday, LNP Deputy Director of Press and Public Affairs, Sam Collins said the decision followed the submission of an administrative report on the case to the Ministry of Justice on January ...

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Lesotho to table SADC report before parliament

Lesotho authorities will table the Southern African Development (SADC) Commission of Inquiry report before that country's parliament next Monday, Botswana's Foreign Affairs Pelonomi Venson Moitoi said Friday.Speaking at a conference on Friday, Venson-Moitoi said that country's authorities have assured SADC that they will take the Justice Mpaphi-led Commission of inquiry report to Parliament on 08 February. ...

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Police swoop on motorbike riders dominate Ghanaian media

A swoop on motorbike riders who flout traffic regulations in Accra on Friday dominated the Ghanaian media. The Ghanaian Times and Daily Graphic and others published stories on the swoop saying the Ghana Police Service on Thursday impounded over 100 motorbikes and arrested their riders for committing traffic offenses. The Director General of Technical Services, Commissioner of Police (COP) Frank Adu-Poku, ...

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Debt woes, civil servants jobs, judge’s bribe scandal grab Kenyan headlines

The debt woes of the most successful investment club in Kenya's history – Trans Century Company Ltd, government's decision not to sack thousands of civil servants and the Supreme Court judge bribery scandal dominated newspapers on Friday. “How Kibaki allies firm sank into 8 billion shillings debt,” screamed the headline of the Daily Nation with the paper reporting that Trans-Century investment group that ...

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S/Africa: Marikana being used as witch hunt against me, says police chief

The South African Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) intention to place charges of “defeating the ends of justice” against suspended National Police Commissioner Riah Phiyega over the Marikana killings were opportunistically considered and of great concern to her, the top cop has said.The IPID on Thursday confirmed that they had decided to press criminal charges against Phiyega and three ...

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