Officials Visits Prison in Seychelles, Encourages Anti-Piracy Cooperation

[Shabelle] Maritime security is important for all countries bordering the Indian Ocean, and these countries need to work together to combat piracy, the Somali Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said Monday.

[Shabelle] Maritime security is important for all countries bordering the Indian Ocean, and these countries need to work together to combat piracy, the Somali Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation said Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Op-Ed – Zimbabwe – a Damascus Moment for President Mnangagwa

[Daily Maverick] For now, it’s every Zimbabwean’s hope that the pain and suffering inflicted upon them by the Mugabe regime is gone and buried and a new page has been opened in Zimbabwe. By SALLY NYAKANYANGA.

[Daily Maverick] For now, it's every Zimbabwean's hope that the pain and suffering inflicted upon them by the Mugabe regime is gone and buried and a new page has been opened in Zimbabwe. By SALLY NYAKANYANGA.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Country Records U.S.$1,6 Billion Trade Deficit

[The Herald] Zimbabwe recorded a $1,6 billion trade deficit in the first 10 months of the year as imports continue to outpace earnings from the country’s exports. Figures released by the statistics agency show that the country’s earnings from January t…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe recorded a $1,6 billion trade deficit in the first 10 months of the year as imports continue to outpace earnings from the country's exports. Figures released by the statistics agency show that the country's earnings from January to end of October fell short of the $3 billion mark settling at just over $2,9 billion.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

School Director in Trouble Over Death of Student

[Citizen] Moshi -The Scolastica Primary and Secondary School director, which is located at Himo in Moshi District, is facing a court case in connection with the murder of a student at the school.

[Citizen] Moshi -The Scolastica Primary and Secondary School director, which is located at Himo in Moshi District, is facing a court case in connection with the murder of a student at the school.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Was/Is There Ethnic Conflict/ Violence in Ethiopia?

[Addis Standard] Conceivably, if there is a single most important question that requires in depth interrogation in the present political atmosphere of Ethiopia it is this one: was/is there ethnic conflict in Ethiopia? Though it seems straightforward en…

[Addis Standard] Conceivably, if there is a single most important question that requires in depth interrogation in the present political atmosphere of Ethiopia it is this one: was/is there ethnic conflict in Ethiopia? Though it seems straightforward enough, it is an enormous research question that necessitates proper scrutiny and systemic analysis. Moreover, to provide an honest and somehow adequate answer to this crucial question it is important that both the past and the present be examined without indulging in sensation

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Three Shot as Police Seal Off Jacaranda Grounds

[Nairobi News] Three people were shot on Tuesday as police moved to stop a planned National Super Alliance (Nasa) prayer rally for victims of police brutality at Jacaranda grounds in Embakasi, Nairobi.

[Nairobi News] Three people were shot on Tuesday as police moved to stop a planned National Super Alliance (Nasa) prayer rally for victims of police brutality at Jacaranda grounds in Embakasi, Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

CCM Basks in Glory As Act Concedes Defeat

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -While Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) yesterday revealed the secret of its landslide victory in the just concluded council by-election in 43 wards, ACT Wazalendo conceded defeat.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -While Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) yesterday revealed the secret of its landslide victory in the just concluded council by-election in 43 wards, ACT Wazalendo conceded defeat.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

The Sour Taste of Sugar in Ethiopia. Corruption, Incompetence and Empty Hope

[Addis Standard] On October 26/2017 at least ten people were killed and 20 more were wounded by security forces during a fresh round of protest that started two days earlier in Ambo city, 125 km west of Addis Abeba, and one of the epicenters of the 201…

[Addis Standard] On October 26/2017 at least ten people were killed and 20 more were wounded by security forces during a fresh round of protest that started two days earlier in Ambo city, 125 km west of Addis Abeba, and one of the epicenters of the 2014-2016 Oromo protests.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Authorities Deport Prominent Scholar René Lefort From Airport – No Explanation

[Addis Standard] Reliable sources tell Addis Standard that René Lefort, a prominent scholar known for his critical observation of Ethiopian politics, was deported by Ethiopian authorities up on arrival at Bole International Airport in Addis Abeba on Tuesday November 14, 2017.

[Addis Standard] Reliable sources tell Addis Standard that René Lefort, a prominent scholar known for his critical observation of Ethiopian politics, was deported by Ethiopian authorities up on arrival at Bole International Airport in Addis Abeba on Tuesday November 14, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia