UN Asks Parties Not to Skip Repeat Poll

[Nation] The United Nations Office at Nairobi has said only free, transparent and credible elections will enable Kenyans choose their leaders even as it urged the opposition and Jubilee leadership to participate in the October 26 fresh presidential ele…

[Nation] The United Nations Office at Nairobi has said only free, transparent and credible elections will enable Kenyans choose their leaders even as it urged the opposition and Jubilee leadership to participate in the October 26 fresh presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Incumbent Nyusi’s Uphill Task Ahead of Mozambique 2019 Polls

[CAJ News] Maputo -OVERWHELMINGLY picked by the ruling party as the candidate for re-election in 2019, President Filipe Nyusi, faces an uphill tussle resuscitating peace and the Mozambican economy. Challenges include restoring policy credibility and no…

[CAJ News] Maputo -OVERWHELMINGLY picked by the ruling party as the candidate for re-election in 2019, President Filipe Nyusi, faces an uphill tussle resuscitating peace and the Mozambican economy. Challenges include restoring policy credibility and normalising relations between the Southern African country and international financiers ahead of the poll. The Freedom for the Liberation of Mozambique (FRELIMO), in power since 1975 after independence from Portugal, on Monday overwhelmingly picked Nyusi as its candidate. The 58-

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

UN Denounces Killing of Cameroon Protesters

[CAJ News] Yaounde -THE international community is concerned at the deadly clashes in Cameroon where the English-speaking region are protesting alleged mistreatment by the largely Francophone government. At least 17 people are feared dead in the South-West and North-West regions after security forces opened fire at civilians during a symbolic declaration of independence. United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres, condemned the loss of life. He called on the Cameroonian authorities to investigate the incidents

[CAJ News] Yaounde -THE international community is concerned at the deadly clashes in Cameroon where the English-speaking region are protesting alleged mistreatment by the largely Francophone government. At least 17 people are feared dead in the South-West and North-West regions after security forces opened fire at civilians during a symbolic declaration of independence. United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres, condemned the loss of life. He called on the Cameroonian authorities to investigate the incidents

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Rebels Stall Launch of Car Criminal Court

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -THE reign of terror by armed groups and insufficient funding are hampering the establishment of a special criminal court to probe crimes against humanity in the Central African Republic. Rights groups bemoaned the hybrid tribunal w…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -THE reign of terror by armed groups and insufficient funding are hampering the establishment of a special criminal court to probe crimes against humanity in the Central African Republic. Rights groups bemoaned the hybrid tribunal was facing challenges conducting investigations and pursuing arrests in a country plagued by violence and instability, and where large parts of the territory are still controlled by the armed groups. Christian militants and Muslim radicals have made the country ungovernable. Legal

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Rivaldo to ‘Assist’ Local Players

[The Herald] Government has asked Brazilian and Barcelona legend Rivaldo to use the vast network he established during his successful dance with European football to open avenues for talented Zimbabwean footballers to ply their trade in the world’s bes…

[The Herald] Government has asked Brazilian and Barcelona legend Rivaldo to use the vast network he established during his successful dance with European football to open avenues for talented Zimbabwean footballers to ply their trade in the world's best leagues.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Discovery – Ape Fossil Now Recognised

[East African] When Kenyan palaeoanthropologist Isaiah Nengo received a grant from the Leakey Foundation to carry out field studies in northern Kenya’s Turkana basin, few scientists wanted to join him in the harsh, sweltering landscape.

[East African] When Kenyan palaeoanthropologist Isaiah Nengo received a grant from the Leakey Foundation to carry out field studies in northern Kenya's Turkana basin, few scientists wanted to join him in the harsh, sweltering landscape.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Indomitable Lions – What Is Happening?

[Cameroon Tribune] While the refusal or not of Toko Ekambi to honour the call continues to animate public debate, Head Coach, Hugo Broos, approached by CT expresses disappointment with the attitude of the player and prays for an end to rumours around t…

[Cameroon Tribune] While the refusal or not of Toko Ekambi to honour the call continues to animate public debate, Head Coach, Hugo Broos, approached by CT expresses disappointment with the attitude of the player and prays for an end to rumours around the team ahead of its Saturday's clash with Algeria in Yaounde.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Musa Mohammed Ahmed Meets Peace Loving Group Delegation

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Musa Mohammed Ahmed, met, Wednesday, at the Presidential Palace, the Peace Loving Group Delegation headed by Aboud Jaber, the Chairman of the Council of Trustees.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Musa Mohammed Ahmed, met, Wednesday, at the Presidential Palace, the Peace Loving Group Delegation headed by Aboud Jaber, the Chairman of the Council of Trustees.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan