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

#NotOurLeaders – SA Politicians Accused of Sexual Assault Placed Under the Spotlight

[Daily Maverick] South Africa’s political parties talk a big game about tackling gender-based violence – but are far less keen to act decisively against their own members accused of such crimes. Now a new campaign is challenging them to prove their com…

[Daily Maverick] South Africa's political parties talk a big game about tackling gender-based violence - but are far less keen to act decisively against their own members accused of such crimes. Now a new campaign is challenging them to prove their commitment to the issue by rooting out political leaders accused of acts of sexual assault. The #NotOurLeaders campaign is releasing a daily press statement profiling the cases of 16 South African politicians who have failed to receive significant sanctions from their organisati

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Obi – Nigeria’s U.S.$30 Billion Reserves a Disincentive to Investors

[This Day] A former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi has said that the ongoing efforts by the federal government to attract foreign investments are being hampered by Nigeria’s low reserves, saying that the $30 billion reserves is a disincentive…

[This Day] A former Governor of Anambra State, Mr. Peter Obi has said that the ongoing efforts by the federal government to attract foreign investments are being hampered by Nigeria's low reserves, saying that the $30 billion reserves is a disincentive to foreign investors.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria