[The Conversation Africa] It’s been 60 years since the Sharpeville massacre, when 69 unarmed civilians were killed by armed South African police on March 21 1960. The significance of the date is reflected in the fact that it now marks the International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
[Nation] Yaounde -Cameroon will organise partial parliamentary elections in some parts of its crisis-plagued two English speaking regions on Sunday March 22, President Paul Biya decreed Friday as Parliament readied for a statutory session.
[News24Wire] National Assembly Speaker Thandi Modise is considering another DA motion to remove Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane after the previous motion was withdrawn and another submitted.
[Govt of SA] Your Excellency President Idriss Deby, President of the Republic of Chad, Your Excellency President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, President of the Arab Republic of Egypt, Excellencies Heads of State and Government, Chairperson of the African Union Commission, Members of delegations present here today, Ladies and Gentlemen,
[New Times] The African Women’s Leadership Fund will prioritize the growth and success of women-owned and operated companies in Africa.
[Nation] Politicians allied to President Uhuru Kenyatta and Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga are plotting to table a motion for the impeachment of Deputy President William Ruto, whom they accuse of disrespect and disloyalty to the President.
[Nation] Allies of Deputy President William Ruto planning a parallel meeting in Mumias, Kakamega County, on Saturday have vowed to proceed with it despite its cancellation by the police.
[News24Wire] The South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) says former eNCA political journalist Samkele Maseko has agreed to “approach Judge [Kathy] Satchwell and the Media Ethics and Credibility Inquiry” to further discuss claims of editorial interference at the news channel.
[VOA] A year after the United Nation’s General Assembly adopted the Global Refugee Compact to deal with the world refugees crisis, world leaders gathered in Geneva to weigh the progress made, and pledged more than $3 billion to support refugees and about 50,000 resettlement communities.
[Premium Times] When a former governor of Zamfara State, Abdulaziz Yari, wrote his successor, requesting for a N10 million monthly upkeep, in addition to his monthly pension as former governor, it generated a furore.