Ethiopia Lifts State of Emergency Imposed in October

[Al Jazeera] Ethiopia’s government has lifted a state of emergency imposed in October after hundreds of people were killed in anti-government protests demanding wider political freedoms.

[Al Jazeera] Ethiopia's government has lifted a state of emergency imposed in October after hundreds of people were killed in anti-government protests demanding wider political freedoms.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Magufuli, Museveni Lay Foundation Stone for Crude Oil Pipeline

[East African] Work on the pipeline that will take Uganda’s crude oil to export markets has begun after Tanzanian President John Magufuli and his Ugandan counterpart, Yoweri Museveni laid the foundation stone at Chongoleani, in the port city of Tanga S…

[East African] Work on the pipeline that will take Uganda's crude oil to export markets has begun after Tanzanian President John Magufuli and his Ugandan counterpart, Yoweri Museveni laid the foundation stone at Chongoleani, in the port city of Tanga Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Country Votes in Controversial Constitutional Referendum

[Deutsche Welle] Mauritanians go to the polls to vote in a controversial constitutional referendum boycotted by several opposition parties and civil society groups. Saturday’s vote is overshadowed by accusations of government corruption.

[Deutsche Welle] Mauritanians go to the polls to vote in a controversial constitutional referendum boycotted by several opposition parties and civil society groups. Saturday's vote is overshadowed by accusations of government corruption.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania

London World Champs – Semenya and Long-Jump Duo Impress

[Sascoc] Day one of the IAAF World Athletics Championship is done and dusted… and it was Olympic medallists Caster Semenya and Luvo Manyonga who led the way for South Africa.

[Sascoc] Day one of the IAAF World Athletics Championship is done and dusted... and it was Olympic medallists Caster Semenya and Luvo Manyonga who led the way for South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

New MDC Alliance As Tsvangirai and Ncube Find Each Other

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai will this Saturday join seven other political party leaders and social movements to launch a widely anticipated coalition pact dubbed MDC Alliance.

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T leader Morgan Tsvangirai will this Saturday join seven other political party leaders and social movements to launch a widely anticipated coalition pact dubbed MDC Alliance.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cricket – Late Strikes Give Proteas Bowlers Confidence

[News24Wire] Kagiso Rabada’s strike in the second last over of the day has given the Proteas confidence of restricting England to a modest first innings score in the fourth Test match at Old Trafford.

[News24Wire] Kagiso Rabada's strike in the second last over of the day has given the Proteas confidence of restricting England to a modest first innings score in the fourth Test match at Old Trafford.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa