PM Unveils Cabinet

[East African] Somalia’s Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre Tuesday March 21 named his 67-member Cabinet. The line-up topped by deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Ahmed Guled, includes six women ministers.

[East African] Somalia's Prime Minister Hassan Ali Kheyre Tuesday March 21 named his 67-member Cabinet. The line-up topped by deputy Prime Minister Mahdi Ahmed Guled, includes six women ministers.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Uhuru Says Jubilee Has Kept Its Promise, Opposition Differs

[East African] Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta focused on his re-election in the State of the Nation address, highlighting key achievements of his administration over the past four years.The Constitution requires that, in this address, the president t…

[East African] Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta focused on his re-election in the State of the Nation address, highlighting key achievements of his administration over the past four years.The Constitution requires that, in this address, the president tells parliament the country's progress in achieving national unity, participation of the public in decision making, equality, justice, rule of law, protection of marginalised communities and security threats to the nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ruling Party Makes Radical Changes

[East African] Tanzania’s ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi has introduced radical changes in what its chairman, President John Magufuli said is meant to wrestle the party from a few people with deep pockets.The party National Congress last week approve…

[East African] Tanzania's ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi has introduced radical changes in what its chairman, President John Magufuli said is meant to wrestle the party from a few people with deep pockets.The party National Congress last week approved proposed changes that saw various party organs reduced and a number of their meetings minimised.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Waiting for a Fibre Upgrade and Price Drops Before Its Users Make the Big Move to Digital Services

[Balancing Act] London -With certain notable exceptions (Cote d’Ivoire and Senegal), Francophone countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have been slow to move to greater data use. The legacy of monopoly state-owned telcos has acted as a brake on this transiti…

[Balancing Act] London -With certain notable exceptions (Cote d'Ivoire and Senegal), Francophone countries in Sub-Saharan Africa have been slow to move to greater data use. The legacy of monopoly state-owned telcos has acted as a brake on this transition. Russell Southwood spoke to Robert Aoud, Founder and CEO, Isocel Telecom about the upgrades he has planned.

source: AllAfrica News: Benin

Three to Appear in Court Over Chief Justice Burglary

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Three men arrested in connection with the recent burglary at the offices of the Chief Justice in Midrand will appear in court in Mamelodi today, Acting National Commissioner of the South African Police Service (SAPS), Lieutena…

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Three men arrested in connection with the recent burglary at the offices of the Chief Justice in Midrand will appear in court in Mamelodi today, Acting National Commissioner of the South African Police Service (SAPS), Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane, said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Safa – Ref Ban Has Nothing to Do With Us

[News24Wire] The South African Football Association (SAFA) says that the life-long ban of Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey, who was found guilty of influencing the match result in Bafana Bafana’s 2-1 win over Senegal in November last year, has “nothing …

[News24Wire] The South African Football Association (SAFA) says that the life-long ban of Ghanaian referee Joseph Lamptey, who was found guilty of influencing the match result in Bafana Bafana's 2-1 win over Senegal in November last year, has "nothing to do with them".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kamuina Nsapu Insurgency Adds to Dangers in DR Congo

[ICG] Conflict in the impoverished Kasai region was sparked by local grievances but has spread to reflect wider discontent, including frustration over the country’s ongoing political and economic crisis.

[ICG] Conflict in the impoverished Kasai region was sparked by local grievances but has spread to reflect wider discontent, including frustration over the country's ongoing political and economic crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa