[New Zimbabwe] Senior government officials have been accused of protecting perpetrators of sexual abuse in the civil service as pressure mounts on new Registrar General (RG) Clemence Masango.
[Premium Times] Atiku Abubakar, the presidential candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party, said on Tuesday that he did not receive any invitation to take part at the signing of a peace accord for 2019 presidential candidates.
[Deutsche Welle] Paying the salaries of the thousands of ficticious workers costs at least $250 million. The news is the latest in a series of financial scandals in Mozambique.
[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa has called for the arrest of local government officials who “put personal greed ahead of the interest of our people”.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -The North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria has dismissed an application by Tom Moyane to have his sacking from the South African Revenue Service overturned, Fin24 reports.
[allAfrica] Johannesburg -As the world commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, women activists around the world were celebrated for being at the forefront of the battle for human rights in 2018. Women activists who risked their lives and freedoms to bring to light human rights injustices.
[Nation] The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has unveiled Kenya’s new generation coins that will start circulating this Tuesday.
IF ANY SINGLE event sums up the confusion, danger and enormous opportunity posed by the change sweeping across Ethiopia it was when dozens of armed soldiers marched on the office of Abiy Ahmed, the new prime minister, in October. As the troops moved closer, the government shut down the internet, leaving the capital awash with rumours but little information. It looked to many Ethiopians like a coup.
[Namibian] The N$190 million Peugeot Opel assembly plant at Walvis Bay was officially opened on Wednesday by president Hage Geingob.
[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman -Parties in the Sudanese Parliament have presented 294 signatures to the Speaker of Parliament, Ibrahim Omar to amend article 57 of the country’s Constitution of 2005 regarding the duration of the presidential term, to be open without specifying more than one term, as well as the amendment of Article 178 of the Constitution on the nomination of Governors. The ammendment will allow current President Omar Al Bashir to stand for another term.