[The Conversation Africa] In recent times, Guinea-Bissau has made promising political gains despite a long history of coups.
[ISS] South Africa’s President Cyril Ramaphosa, the Southern African Development Community’s official facilitator of Lesotho’s reforms, visited that country last week. He persuaded the political parties to sign an agreement establishing a statutory National Legislative Reform Authority to coordinate national reforms.
[East African] Authorities in Uganda say the country’s healthcare system has succeeded in stemming further spread of the deadly Ebola virus that killed at least three people in Kasese, a border district with the Democratic Republic of Congo, which has been battling it over the past 11 months.
[Deutsche Welle] China’s military leaders have invited African army chiefs to Beijing — officially, to discuss peacekeeping missions. But China’s military strategy in Africa also has a few other objectives, experts say.
[SNA] Khartoum -Political Scene witnessed continue moves express on frindly internal and external efforts to create Convergence between views between the Transitional Military Council “TMC” and the Forces of Freedom and Change “FFC” to reach for consensus understanding that able to include all colors of political and social spectrum without exclusion to anyone in order to transfer for transitional stage and then to period of democratic elections.
[Times of Zambia] The Government has called for robust adjustment facilities to minimise economic shocks from duty elimination, as the African Union (AU) has operationalised the African Continental Free trade Area (AfCFTA).
[Namibian] Namibia this morning assumed the chairmanship of the Association of African Diamond Producing Countries (ADPA).
[ANGOP] Luanda -The former Angolan footballer João dos Santos de Almeida “Chinho” was found dead inside his car last Monday morning, in Luanda, victim of several gun shots.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Author and filmmaker John W. Fredericks, who opened up about his former life of crime and his time spent is prison, died after battling cancer.
[New Zimbabwe] President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government has renewed its bid to mend long lost relations with colonial master Britain with Foreign Affairs Minister Sibusiso Moyo set to engage officials in attempts to unlock foreign investment into Zimbabwe.