[VOA] Boeing announced Thursday that it was suspending deliveries of its 737 Max jets to airlines after nearly every country grounded the plane following Sunday’s deadly crash in Ethiopia.
[The Conversation Africa] Nacima Ourahmoune, Kedge Business School
IN THE FIRST heady days of their self-proclaimed caliphate, foreigners who joined Islamic State (IS) gleefully renounced their ties to the West. Jihadists from France, Canada and other countries filmed themselves burning their passports.
[New Zimbabwe] Finance minister Mthuli Ncube has backed calls for Zimbabwe to grow cannabis for export to take advantage of the growing global legal marijuana market.
[Premium Times] Many may have received this message on Whatsapp: “ASAP… pls (SIC) don’t ignore send to your family & friends immediately because the drink is already in Nigeria, send to everybody to save lives. These drinks are poison.
[New Times] Prosecutors have accused Diane Rwigara and Adeline Mukamugemanyi-Rwigara of working with their lawyers to deliberately delay their appealing to court to ensuring the case starts in its substance as soon as possible, in the interest of justice.
[The Aspen Institute] Recently, various Kenyan outlets have run stories that are disempowering to women and girls.
ZABALAZA MSHENGU was born on a farm in Ashburton, in the east of South Africa, on January 11th 1914. Seven months earlier the government had passed the Natives Land Act, which marked out 90% of the country for whites, who made up just 21% of the population. It was among the first of many laws to codify segregation
Just give me another year THE next general election in Israel does not need to be held until November 2019, but drive down the motorway in Tel Aviv and you will see campaign banners for Moshe Kahlon, the finance minister and leader of a centre-right party. On the radio you can hear Avigdor Lieberman, the defence minister, and Naftali Bennett, the education minister—both of whom lead right-wing parties—tearing into each other.
Kofi, calm as ever THE secretary-general of the United Nations is sometimes described as a “secular pope”. The position is imbued with moral authority; the holder watches over an enormous flock; but he has no instruments of hard power. The title seemed to fit Kofi Annan, the seventh secretary-general, more than most