[allAfrica] More than half a century after most African states gained independence, and despite many becoming modern states, traditional religion and culture continue to play a critical role in daily life across the continent. Religious leaders and traditional chiefs enjoy the trust of people who respect them as protectors of local customs and traditions.
[New Zimbabwe] Government has for the first time admitted the country’s media landscape is constrained with journalists working under difficult conditions.
[East African] Tanzania has rebased its economy to include the informal sector as a way of expanding coverage of economic activity and boosting the country’s financial status, which has heavily relied on agriculture.
[East African] Kenya and Ethiopia have renewed their commitment to implement joint infrastructure projects as key enablers of the two economies.
[35Nord] Cape Town, South Africa, 25 February 2019 – “Africa: The continent of the digital future for rail” is the theme of the first African Digital Rail Summit, organised in Cape Town, South Africa, from 25 to 27 February by the African Union Development Agency (AUDA-NEPAD) and the International Union of Railways (IUC), based in Paris.
[The Herald] Zimbabwe is enhancing its investment laws to attract more foreign direct investment (FDI) into the country, Industry and Commerce Minister Mangaliso Ndlovu has said.
[News24Wire] After a week of mobilising communities around Tshwane, the EFF and its leader Julius Malema will present their plans for South Africa, in an attempt to convince voters to back the red berets in this year’s provincial & national elections.
[The Conversation Africa] Cries of moral outrage have greeted the brutal crackdown by the Zimbabwean security forces on nationwide protests sparked by a sudden, massive, government-ordained hike in the price of fuel. Naturally enough, the demand is that “something must be done” to stop the brutality
[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa has finished off his first official state visit to India on a good note, celebrating and inviting “real, ethically driven” Indian businesses to invest more in South Africa.
[263Chat] Gokwe-Nembudziya Member of Parliament, Justice Mayor Wadyajena has made startling revelations that the plot to impeach President Emmerson Mnangagwa foiled due to the lack of numbers.