Nyamalikiti Nthiwatiwa Urges Poets in Lilongwe Not to Be Satisfied With Success

[Nyasa Times] President of Poetry Association of Malawi (PAM), Chisomo M’dala has urged poets in Malawi not to be carried away with the successes they enjoyed in the year just ended, but rather should continue to work hard to further develop their ply.

[Nyasa Times] President of Poetry Association of Malawi (PAM), Chisomo M'dala has urged poets in Malawi not to be carried away with the successes they enjoyed in the year just ended, but rather should continue to work hard to further develop their ply.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Only a Strong Opposition Will Dislodge Govt Coalition

[The Conversation Africa] The political protests that destabilised Ethiopia’s two largest regional states in 2016 have become a major test for Ethiopia’s ruling People’s Revolutionary Democratic Front.

[The Conversation Africa] The political protests that destabilised Ethiopia's two largest regional states in 2016 have become a major test for Ethiopia's ruling People's Revolutionary Democratic Front.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Uladi Claims Joyce Banda Grooming Son to Inherit PP Leadership

[Nyasa Times] Fired People’s Party (PP) member of Parliament (MP) Uladi Mussa, who was also the party’s vice-president responsible for the Central Region, has claimed that the party’s founder and president Joyce Banda wants to bequeath her office to he…

[Nyasa Times] Fired People's Party (PP) member of Parliament (MP) Uladi Mussa, who was also the party's vice-president responsible for the Central Region, has claimed that the party's founder and president Joyce Banda wants to bequeath her office to her son Roy Kachale, who is Zomba Malosa MP.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Was There Really a Coup Attempt Against Obiang?

[Deutsche Welle] In late December, Teodoro Obiang’s government reported a border crossing by foreign mercenaries. A UN special envoy has now visited the country and pledged support.

[Deutsche Welle] In late December, Teodoro Obiang's government reported a border crossing by foreign mercenaries. A UN special envoy has now visited the country and pledged support.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

OPIC Executive Vice President Travels to Ghana

[State Department] Accra -Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Executive Vice President David Bohigian today joined Appolonia City Chief Executive Officer Bright Owusu-Amofah and GHL Bank Chief Executive Officer Dominic Adu for a commencement…

[State Department] Accra -Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC) Executive Vice President David Bohigian today joined Appolonia City Chief Executive Officer Bright Owusu-Amofah and GHL Bank Chief Executive Officer Dominic Adu for a commencement ceremony at Appolonia City, a new city development near the capital, as construction starts on low- and middle-income homes supported by mortgages from GHL Bank, an OPIC client.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Govt Vows to Hunt Down Casamance Gunmen

[Deutsche Welle] Senegal’s government has launched an inquiry into the killing of 13 loggers in the southern region of Casamance. It’s the first upsurge in violence in the isolated region in years.

[Deutsche Welle] Senegal’s government has launched an inquiry into the killing of 13 loggers in the southern region of Casamance. It’s the first upsurge in violence in the isolated region in years.

Anti-Austerity Protests Turn Deadly

[Deutsche Welle] Protests have broken out across Tunisia after anti-austerity measures came into effect on January 1. The country’s main opposition party has said it will keep protests going until the government drops its 2018 budget.

[Deutsche Welle] Protests have broken out across Tunisia after anti-austerity measures came into effect on January 1. The country's main opposition party has said it will keep protests going until the government drops its 2018 budget.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Kenyan Businesses Rebound With End of Prolonged Political Period

[East African] Kenya’s private sector activity grew for the first time in eight months in December, a monthly survey showed Thursday, due to a return to relative political stability.

[East African] Kenya's private sector activity grew for the first time in eight months in December, a monthly survey showed Thursday, due to a return to relative political stability.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya