AU Lauds Kenya’s Regional Trade, Peace Efforts in Africa

[Focac] Nairobi -Visiting African Union Commission chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat on Thursday lauded President Uhuru Kenyatta’s support for the continental body’s agenda of integration, trade, peace, security and stability.

[Focac] Nairobi -Visiting African Union Commission chairman Moussa Faki Mahamat on Thursday lauded President Uhuru Kenyatta's support for the continental body's agenda of integration, trade, peace, security and stability.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ethiopia to Adopt Legislation to Put Term Limits On Prime Minister Position

[ANGOP] Addis Ababa -Ethiopia is to legislate a two five year term limit for the prime ministerial position, new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was quoted as saying on Friday.

[ANGOP] Addis Ababa -Ethiopia is to legislate a two five year term limit for the prime ministerial position, new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed was quoted as saying on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethiopia, the Netherlands Strengthening Political, Socio-Economic Cooperation

[Ethiopian Herald] – Ethiopia and the Netherlands are consolidating their social, political and economic cooperations hand in hand, according to Ambassador of the Netherlands to Ethiopia.

[Ethiopian Herald] - Ethiopia and the Netherlands are consolidating their social, political and economic cooperations hand in hand, according to Ambassador of the Netherlands to Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Shi’ite Group Vows More Protests Until Leader Freed

[VOA] The Islamic Movement of Nigeria demonstrated again on Wednesday in Abuja. A rally by the group Monday descended into violence, leading to dozens of arrests and injuries. The IMN is demanding the release of its leader, who has been in state custod…

[VOA] The Islamic Movement of Nigeria demonstrated again on Wednesday in Abuja. A rally by the group Monday descended into violence, leading to dozens of arrests and injuries. The IMN is demanding the release of its leader, who has been in state custody since a deadly military crackdown on the group more than two years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Malawians Protest Corruption Ahead of Former President’s Return

[VOA] Business came to a standstill in Malawi’s commercial capital Friday, with the city’s main road almost deserted and many shops and businesses temporarily closed, as hundreds of people marched against corruption and bad governance.

[VOA] Business came to a standstill in Malawi's commercial capital Friday, with the city's main road almost deserted and many shops and businesses temporarily closed, as hundreds of people marched against corruption and bad governance.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Critic of Burundi’s Leader May Use ‘Surprise’ Cannes Platform

[VOA] When the 71st Cannes Film Festival opens in France next month, the jury will include a Burundian songwriter and singer who by her own admission, has nothing to do with films.

[VOA] When the 71st Cannes Film Festival opens in France next month, the jury will include a Burundian songwriter and singer who by her own admission, has nothing to do with films.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Zanu-PF Sets Up 3 250 Polling Stations

[The Herald] Zanu-PF has set up 3 250 polling stations ahead of its primary elections tomorrow and is ready to ensure that the polls are conducted freely, a senior party member has said. In an interview with ZBC News yesterday, Zanu-PF Politburo member…

[The Herald] Zanu-PF has set up 3 250 polling stations ahead of its primary elections tomorrow and is ready to ensure that the polls are conducted freely, a senior party member has said. In an interview with ZBC News yesterday, Zanu-PF Politburo member Cde Munyaradzi Machacha, who is a member of the Commissariat department, said the list of candidates had been finalised by the national elections directorate (NED).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

MDC-T Assets to Go Under the Hammer

[The Herald] MDC -Property that was last year attached and removed from the opposition party’s headquarters at Harvest House in Harare over unfair labour practice, will today be sold at LM Auctions to recover labour damages to the tune of $108 000.

[The Herald] MDC -Property that was last year attached and removed from the opposition party's headquarters at Harvest House in Harare over unfair labour practice, will today be sold at LM Auctions to recover labour damages to the tune of $108 000.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe