Remembering Leopold Sedar Senghor On His Death Anniversary

[This is Africa] Greetings Africa on the day Senegalese poet, politician and 1st President of Senegal, Leopold Sedar Senghor, died. The African socialist was associated with the Négritude movement and was the founder of the Senegalese Democratic Bloc party. Here are some of his quotes:

[This is Africa] Greetings Africa on the day Senegalese poet, politician and 1st President of Senegal, Leopold Sedar Senghor, died. The African socialist was associated with the Négritude movement and was the founder of the Senegalese Democratic Bloc party. Here are some of his quotes:

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Chiri to Be Reappointed AG

[The Herald] Government is set to retain current Auditor-General Mildred Chiri after Parliament in July this year rejected the nomination of Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) chief executive officer Mr Mike Ndudzo as her replacement. Finance and…

[The Herald] Government is set to retain current Auditor-General Mildred Chiri after Parliament in July this year rejected the nomination of Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) chief executive officer Mr Mike Ndudzo as her replacement. Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa yesterday gave a notice to move a motion in the National Assembly that he would seek Parliament to adopt the appointment of Mrs Chiri as Auditor-General in terms of the Constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

#ANCDecides2017 – Stalemate in the Fight Over Secretary-General Election Could Put the Entire Conference Under Threat

[Daily Maverick] There have been many fights and much nastiness in the months – and even years – leading up to the ANC’s 54th national conference, now under way in Johannesburg, which was expected to bring some kind of denouement that would allow the p…

[Daily Maverick] There have been many fights and much nastiness in the months - and even years - leading up to the ANC's 54th national conference, now under way in Johannesburg, which was expected to bring some kind of denouement that would allow the party to move forward in some way. Instead, the gathering got stuck on some kind of Groundhog Day of indecision and disputes, which could pretty much also define the next five years.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

What the MPs Are Saying in the Age Limit Debate

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -After another dramatic morning in which today’s parliament session was briefly suspended over claims soldiers were camped at the Catholic and Anglican prayer places, MPs started contributing to the debate on the Constit…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -After another dramatic morning in which today's parliament session was briefly suspended over claims soldiers were camped at the Catholic and Anglican prayer places, MPs started contributing to the debate on the Constitution Amendment Bill (No2) of 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

7-Year Term Smuggled Into Age Limit Report – Kadaga

[Monitor] Kampala -Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has said the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee, which she tasked with scrutinising a report on the “presidential age limit Bill”, overstepped its mandate and smuggled in a provision for extension of the…

[Monitor] Kampala -Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has said the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee, which she tasked with scrutinising a report on the "presidential age limit Bill", overstepped its mandate and smuggled in a provision for extension of the term of the president and Parliament from five to seven years.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda