Southern Africa: Will Ramaphosa’s New Reform Timetable Save Thabane’s Skin?

[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.

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Uganda: Uganda Clears All Suspected of Having Ebola

[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.

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Sudan: The Multiple of Local and Foreign Mediators …. Aim to Country’s Stability

[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.

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Zimbabwe: Govt Renews Bid to Mend Ties With Britain, Unlock Elusive FDI

[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.

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