[This Day]As Nigeria celebrated 15 years of uninterrupted democracy Thursday, President Goodluck Jonathan, declared that the gains of democratic structure is being threatened by the presence of international terrorism in the country.
[Daily Maverick]On Wednesday, South Africans went to the polls in six wards across four provinces. All of the seats were successfully defended by the incumbents: four by the DA and two by the ANC
[Shabelle]Two people, an army officer and a civilian, have been hospitalized after assailants suspected to be members of Somali militia Al Shabaab attacked Wajir town on Friday night.
[Government of Botswana]Assistant Minister of Health, Dr Gloria Somolekae says cancer care highlights issues of equity and equality in accessing health care services.
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -Egypt’s former army chief and presidential hopeful Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said in a televised interview on Sunday that if necessary he may have to amend the peace treaty with Israel if he is elected president.
[Daily Observer]The president of the Republic has spoken of the need for more private sector involvement in the country’s agriculture sector, declaring that anyone willing to support in the attainment of his newly crafted “Vision 2016 rice and other self-sufficiency agenda” is welcome. He made reference to the MA Kharafi Group that is making a huge investment into the sector, engaging in full-time production of a variety of crops in its vast farms in the Kombo Eastern District of the West Coast Region. His Excellency Shei
[Daily Maverick]No one disputes that Kenya has a serious problem with domestic terrorism. This weekend was further proof, if any was needed: another seven people dead, and scores injured in four separate attacks.
[Verdade]The 56th round of talks between the Mozambican government and the Mozambique National Resistance (Renamo) on 28 April produced nothing new and was again marked by deadlock.
[Aswat Masriya]Cairo -An Egyptian court ordered on Wednesday that Al-Watan Editor-in-Chief Magdy al-Galad be referred to questioning for breaking court orders to not report the details of a case that ousted President Mohamed Mursi is involved in.
[IMF]Once again, the latest review of growth prospects for sub-Saharan Africa shows that the region’s economy is in strong health. Growth in the region is set to pick up to 5½ percent in 2014 compared to 4.9 percent last year (see Chart 1)