IT IS PROBABLY the first time in years that Lebanon has wanted to turn down a loan. With the economy in free fall the country’s new government, seated in January after months of horse-trading, has reluctantly turned to the IMF for help. They held a first round of talks on February 20th
[News24Wire] The General Public Service Sectoral Bargaining Council (GPSSC) has ordered the reinstatement of Limpopo government spokesperson Phuti Seloba after it found that his suspension was illegal and unfair.
[Daily Trust] The management of Radio Bayelsa has suspended nine workers after hoodlums attacked the station to protest the supreme court’s judgement sacking governor-elect David Lyon.
[VOA] The European Union is being urged to become more militarily involved in Africa’s Sahel region amid a possible drawdown of U.S.
[News24Wire] President Cyril Ramaphosa has compared the peace plan by US President Donald Trump and his ally, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, to that of the South African apartheid system.
[East African] With two weeks remaining before the 100-day deadline for the formation of the South Sudan transitional government, the African Union has appealed to government forces to vacate illegally-occupied civilian premises as per the security arrangements.
[South Africa] President Cyril Ramaphosa has on Saturday, 8 February 2020, assumed the Chairship of the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) – the self-assessment and monitoring tool of the continent.
[New Times] The African Women’s Leadership Fund will prioritize the growth and success of women-owned and operated companies in Africa.
[Nation] Kenyan avocado farmers have suffered a major blow after the Agriculture and Food Authority (AFA) suspended the export of the fruit indefinitely.
[Nation] A three-judge bench has dismissed a petition to bar Kenya from participating before the International Court of Justice (ICJ) in a maritime dispute with Somalia.