[IPS] United Nations -Despite the rise in women’s resistance, women’s rights continue to be sidelined and increasingly face blatant attacks, Amnesty International said.
[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari has warned against politicising religion, saying Christians and Muslims in Nigeria can flourish together.
“IN THE GULF the ladies want a big butt and a big vagina. Not the Lebanese
IN A HOUSE in central Dakar three Chinese men stand behind a glass screen.
TUNISIA IS PERHAPS best known as the lone Arab-spring success story, a democracy in a region full of autocrats.
[The Herald] Chief Justice Luke Malaba has challenged lawyers to critique court decisions as this can have a beneficial impact in the improvement of the country’s legal system. He said the Judiciary was open to robust criticism and would not approve anything that seeks to curry favour with it.
[Premium Times] Nigeria has urged nuclear-weapons capable States to dismantle and renounce them to avoid catastrophic consequences on humanity.
ISRAELI politicians and entrepreneurs like to present their country as a global centre of transport technology. That was underlined last year by Intel’s purchase for $15bn of Mobileye, which develops software for self-driving cars. But driving from Tel Aviv to Mobileye’s headquarters in Jerusalem, only 55km (34 miles) as the drone flies, can be an hour-long crawl along a jammed motorway.
WHEN Cyril Ramaphosa became president in February, replacing the disastrous Jacob Zuma, South Africans felt a brief thrill of “Ramaphoria”. Half a year later, a chillier reality has set in.
[Addis Standard] A landmark decision by the Ethiopian investment board has decided to reverse a major regulation that restricts foreign investors from engaging in parts of Ethiopia’s Investment Incentives and Investment Areas reserved for domestic investors by lifting the restriction in logistic industry which was exclusively reserved for Ethiopian nationals.