[New Zimbabwe] Local NGOs say they were not surprised by the recent blacklisting of Zimbabwe as posing a financial risk to the EU Commission through anti-money laundering and terrorism financing shortfalls.
[Ghanaian Times] Over 260 organisations from across the world have petitioned Chinese Ministry of Commerce and copied over 10 Chinese institutions not to include projects that directly impact local environments, communities, and livelihoods, in their COVID-19 financial support.
THE PLAN was to transform farming in southern Ethiopia. Twelve years ago Fri-El, an Italian conglomerate, signed a lease with the state government for 30,000 hectares of farmland in South Omo to make palm oil. But the palms needed more water than the copper-coloured Omo river could supply and production was so disappointing that in 2011 its lease was cut by a third in size
[Nyasa Times] Frontline medical workers through Medical Doctors Union of Malawi has asked the Special Cabinet Committee on Coronavirus (Covid-19) to provide several services including providing adequate personal protective equipment (PPE) for those heading into a ‘warzone’ as the virus pandemic hits.
[Seychelles News Agency] Air Seychelles’ new A320neo aircraft landed at the Seychelles international airport of Pointe Larue on Thursday.
[New Zimbabwe] Expelled Victoria Falls Mayor, Somvelo Dlamini, who last week sued the MDC and its leader Nelson Chamisa for throwing him out of the party and recalling him as party councillor, has withdrawn his court action.
[Radio Dabanga] Juba -On Friday, the Sudanese government and the Sudan Revolutionary Front (SRF) rebel alliance failed to reach a final peace agreement on the Darfur track.
[Daily Trust] Port Harcourt -Deepwater and artisanal fishing in the coastal region of Rivers State may soon go extinct as a result of the activities of sea pirates and other criminal elements on the waterways.
[263Chat] The Confederation of African Football (CAF) has condemned the use of the country’s stadiums after the continental body said they do not meet international standards.
WHEN IT COMES to Egypt’s Jewish community, President Abdel-Fattah al-Sisi says all the right things. Only a minuscule fraction of the 80,000 Jews who once lived in Egypt remain in this Arab, Muslim country. Nonetheless, Mr Sisi promises a resurgence of local Jewry.