Rwanda:Prosecution Accuses Rwigara Duo of Playing Delaying Antics

[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.

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South Africa:Ramaphosa Unveils $3.5 Billion Stimulus for Recession-Hit Economy

[allAfrica] President Cyril Ramaphosa, who inherited a contracting economy from his scandal-ridden predecessor, today announced an economic stimulus and recovery plan for the country. The plan included spending of R50 billion ($3.5 billion) in what he called “reprioritised expenditure and new project level funding.”

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Zimbabwe:IMF Offers to Help Govt Clear Arrears

[The Herald] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) yesterday said it was ready to help Zimbabwe craft a debt clearance strategy anchored on fundamental economic reforms. This comes after outgoing British Ambassador to Zimbabwe Catriona Laing made similar remarks on Tuesday that London was prepared to support an interim staff-monitored programme for Zimbabwe to quickly clear its obligations to international lenders and start accessing new funding.

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Africa:Digital Gender Gap in Africa Widens

[IPS] Maputo -’Think Bigger’, urge the colourful posters on the walls of Ideario, an innovation hub in Chamanculo, a modest neighbourhood in Maputo, Mozambique’s capital. The message is right on target for the new female trainees, eager eyes glued to laptop screens as they learn internet and computer skills.

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South Africa:Could a Coalition Govt Rule South Africa?

[Notes from the House] Last week South Africa watched a new form of political warfare being played out in our Metropolitan Councils (metros), and it might just prove to be an early preview of things to come. MIKE LAW, who is coordinating a project looking at experiences of coalition politics, domestic and abroad, sounds a warning.

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