Guinean leader brushes off health fears

Guinean leader brushes off health fears

Guinean President Alpha Conde has brushed off rumours of a heart attack while inaugurating a medical laboratory at the headquarters of the National Social Security Fund ...

Somali PM tables electoral roadmap to parliament

Somali PM tables electoral roadmap to parliament

The Prime Minister of Somalia's federal government, Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke has tabled what he called the electoral process for 2016 to the legislative council for endorsement.The ...

C. African Republic’s President, ministers urged to declare assets

C. African Republic’s President, ministers urged to declare assets

Central African Republic (CAR) President Toudera Faustin and members of his cabinet have been urged to abide by the constitution by declaring their assets, an obligation they had to ...

S/Africa: Zuma notes court decision to review corruption charges-Presidency

S/Africa: Zuma notes court decision to review corruption charges-Presidency

South African President Jacob Zuma has noted the High Court's ruling that the National Prosecuting Authority's (NPA) decision to discontinue the prosecution against him should be ...

Benin discards “resource guzzling” parastatals

Benin discards “resource guzzling” parastatals

The government of Benin has decided to do away with several parastatals created under erstwhile President Boni Yayi which are deemed to be surplus to requirement and therefore ...

Uganda’s Museveni joins other African leaders for elephant protection summit

Uganda’s Museveni joins other African leaders for elephant protection summit

Uganda's president Yoweri Museveni has this morning left for Laikipia, Kenya where he will be joined by other Heads of State, business leaders and conservation experts at the Giants ...

George Weah to run for Liberian presidency

George Weah to run for Liberian presidency

George Weah, Liberia's former World Footballer of the Year has announced his intention to run for president in his country's 2017 elections.It would be Weah's second bid for the ...

Nigerians losing faith in Buhari change mantra – unions

Nigerian workers under the aegis of the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC) and the Trade Union Congress of Nigeria (TUC) have told President Muhammadu Buhari that workers and ordinary Nigerians were beginning to lose faith in the change mantra of the All Progressives Congress, APC-led Federal Government. The NLC and the TUC were unanimous in condemning increasing poverty, unemployment, insecurity, erratic power ...

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Lawmakers won’t support creation of grazing reserves – Senator

Nigeria's Deputy Senate President Ike Ekweremadu has said that says the National Assembly will not support the creation of grazing reserves anywhere in the country. Ekweremadu told journalists on Sunday after a meeting of the South East governors and stakeholders in Enugu, in south-eastern Nigeria that there was no bill on the creation of grazing reserves before the National Assembly. He, therefore, said ...

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Sudanese constitutional court lift ban on leading newspaper

Sudan's highest court has on Monday ordered to allow a leading newspaper to resume publishing after five months of suspension by the Sudanese authorities.The Sudanese constitutional court has ordered to lift the ban on Altayar newspaper after the authorities banned it from printing. The newspaper's editor in chief Khalid Fathi told APA on Monday that the paper will resume working immediately on Tuesday after ...

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Egyptian police raid press syndicate, arrest two journalists

Egyptian police on Sunday night raided the press syndicate in Cairo and arrested two journalists critical of the government, a syndicate official and reporters said in what the syndicate called an unprecedented crackdown.After an emergency meeting held in the early hours of Monday morning to address security forces' storming of the Egypt's Press Syndicate's headquarters, the Press Syndicate Council announced ...

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Guinean leader brushes off health fears

Guinean President Alpha Conde has brushed off rumours of a heart attack while inaugurating a medical laboratory at the headquarters of the National Social Security Fund (CNSS).Speaking to a crowd of his RPG party activists at its headquarters in the capital Conakry on Saturday, President Conde took a brutal swipe at the prophets of dooms, saying “all those who await my death, will die before me�. ...

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Congolese govt names new cabinet

The composition of the new Congolese government led by Prime Minister Clement Mouamba released on Saturday evening, consists of 38 members, more than the previous cabinet's 35.The names and designations are as follows; Prime Minister, Clermont MOUAMBA 1- Senior Minister, Minister of Agriculture, Livestock and Fisheries, Henri Djombo; 2 - Senior Minister, Minister of Economy, Industrial Development and the ...

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Somali PM tables electoral roadmap to parliament

The Prime Minister of Somalia's federal government, Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke has tabled what he called the electoral process for 2016 to the legislative council for endorsement.The cycle of elections in Somalia was disrupted following the assassination of President Abdirashid Ali Sharmarke and the 1969 coup which brought Siad Barre to power. PM Sharmarke's new roadmap aims to strengthen democracy in the ...

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S/Africa: Malema’s EFF launches election manifesto

An elected local government of the South African opposition Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) would offer free basic services such as water and electricity to poor residents nationwide, party leader Julius Malema has promised.Malema made the pledge during the launching of his party's manifesto for the polls set for August at the capacity-filled 40,000-seat Orlando Stadium in Soweto on Saturday. According to ...

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C. African Republic’s President, ministers urged to declare assets

Central African Republic (CAR) President Toudera Faustin and members of his cabinet have been urged to abide by the constitution by declaring their assets, an obligation they had to meet before being sworn in.According to the Chairman of the organization for good governance, Origin Beckondji, who was addressing reporters on Saturday, article 39 of the Constitution makes it clear that the president must make ...

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Nigeria begins preparation of 2017 budget

Nigeria's Ministry of Budget and National Planning has started the preparation of the 2017 budget to enhance economic development.Mr Charles Dafe, Director of Information in the ministry, said in Abuja that the Minister of State Budget and National Planning, Hajia Zainab Ahmed, disclosed this when the Association of National Accountants of Nigeria (ANAN) paid her a courtesy visit. She added that the Federal ...

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