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

Fitch Rates Nigeria’s U.S.$3 Billion Eurobond ‘B+’

[This Day] One of the leading rating agencies, Fitch Ratings has assigned Nigeria’s $1.5 billion 6.500% senior unsecured notes due 28 November 2027 and the $1.5 billion 7.625% senior unsecured notes due 28 November 2047 a final rating of ‘B+’.

[This Day] One of the leading rating agencies, Fitch Ratings has assigned Nigeria's $1.5 billion 6.500% senior unsecured notes due 28 November 2027 and the $1.5 billion 7.625% senior unsecured notes due 28 November 2047 a final rating of 'B+'.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Former Ruling Party Chairman’s Son In Court for Alleged Corruption

[Premium Times] At last, the trial of the trio of Mahmud Tukur, Abdullahi Alao, and Ochonoghor Alex and their companies, Eternal Plc and Axenergy has commenced, with a prosecution witness, Abdul-rasheed Bawa, an investigator with the Economic and Finan…

[Premium Times] At last, the trial of the trio of Mahmud Tukur, Abdullahi Alao, and Ochonoghor Alex and their companies, Eternal Plc and Axenergy has commenced, with a prosecution witness, Abdul-rasheed Bawa, an investigator with the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, telling Justice Hakeem Oshodi of the Lagos State High Court sitting in Ikeja, Lagos how the defendants allegedly defrauded the federal government of N3,121,393,098 (N3.1 billion).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Women Score Big in Central Committee

[Namibian] IN an unprecedented outcome, women have garnered the first eight highest votes compared to their male counterparts in the Swapo Party Central Committee elections.

[Namibian] IN an unprecedented outcome, women have garnered the first eight highest votes compared to their male counterparts in the Swapo Party Central Committee elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

BTC Partners With Korea Telcom On Network Transformation

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTC) has partnered with Korea Telcom on a network transformation project to improve Internet service user experience.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana Telecommunications Corporation (BTC) has partnered with Korea Telcom on a network transformation project to improve Internet service user experience.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana