[UN News]With inter-communal clashes in Darfur having sparked recent deadly violence and security restrictions hindering the efforts of peacekeepers, the United Nations peacekeeping chief today urged the international community to press the belligerent parties to reach a political settlement.
[SW Radio]A legal expert has said there are three main pieces of legislation that require amendments before the forthcoming election, but that it’s not necessary to amend the constitution to extend the life of parliament, as suggested in the media.
[SW Radio]Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai travelled to Tanzania on Monday as part of a regional diplomatic offensive, with the MDC leader urging SADC to put pressure on Robert Mugabe ahead of elections.
[SW Radio]ZANU PF is reportedly blocking efforts by the South African facilitation team from making any meaningful progress in its mediation efforts, calling their presence ‘unnecessary’.
[SW Radio]The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has officially launched a nationwide voter registration campaign, for elections due to be held this year.
[Capital FM]Nairobi -The postmortem on the late Makueni Senator Mutula Kilonzo which was to take place on Monday afternoon has been postponed to Tuesday afternoon to allow for a United Kingdom-based pathologist to jet into the country.
[allAfrica]After more than three months of suspension, Ethiopian Airlines resumed its Boeing 787 Dreamliner service over the weekend with a successful flight from Addis Ababa to Nairobi.
[EA Business]Dare S Salaam, Tanzania -Tanzania’s performance in regards to exporting goods under the African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) has not been satisfactory as compared to countries like Kenya, the government announced last week. However in recent years, the trend has improved
[Tunis Afrique Presse]Tunis -The Joint Coordination and Constitution Drafting Commission and the Committee of Experts started on Monday in the Constitutional Council in Bardo, their meetings designed to refine the legal and linguistic wording of the draft constitution.
[EA Business]Dar es Salaam, Tanzania -Tanzania wants to turn 350,000 hectares into productive farmland to produce food crops both for domestic consumption and the surplus for exports.