Vested Interests Could Stifle U.S. Arms Embargo

[East African] The US government’s hope on Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Sudan to lead the way in enforcing an arms embargo against South Sudan will be tested by deeply rooted vested interests in the region.

[East African] The US government's hope on Uganda, Kenya, Ethiopia and Sudan to lead the way in enforcing an arms embargo against South Sudan will be tested by deeply rooted vested interests in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

SIU Confirms Hlaudi Motsoeneng Owes the SABC Over R21 Million

[DA] The Special Investigative Unit (SIU) has today confirmed that it has issued a summons against the disgraced former SABC COO, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, for more than R21 million he owes the SABC.

[DA] The Special Investigative Unit (SIU) has today confirmed that it has issued a summons against the disgraced former SABC COO, Hlaudi Motsoeneng, for more than R21 million he owes the SABC.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Another Worker Dies At a Sibanye-Stillwater Mine

[News24Wire] A mineworker died after he was crushed by a box of gold ore at Sibanye-Stillwater’s Masakhane shaft, at its Driefontein Operations outside of Carletonville, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] A mineworker died after he was crushed by a box of gold ore at Sibanye-Stillwater's Masakhane shaft, at its Driefontein Operations outside of Carletonville, the Association of Mineworkers and Construction Union (AMCU) said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rwanda GDP to Drop Over Mixed Growth

[East African] Rwanda has projected a GDP growth of 5.2 per cent, compared with 5.9 per cent in 2016, despite a positive economic outlook in the last quarter of 2017.

[East African] Rwanda has projected a GDP growth of 5.2 per cent, compared with 5.9 per cent in 2016, despite a positive economic outlook in the last quarter of 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Nigeria’s Kehinde Wiley Paints Obama’s Official Portrait

[Premium Times] The official portrait of former American President Barack Obama painted by a Nigerian, Kehinde Wiley, was unveiled on Monday at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.

[Premium Times] The official portrait of former American President Barack Obama painted by a Nigerian, Kehinde Wiley, was unveiled on Monday at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Pipeline Launch Pushed to March

[East African] Kenya has yet again been forced to postpone the commissioning of the $470 million Mombasa-Nairobi pipeline after the contractor failed to complete critical works in time.

[East African] Kenya has yet again been forced to postpone the commissioning of the $470 million Mombasa-Nairobi pipeline after the contractor failed to complete critical works in time.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Patience Jonathan Wants Out-of-Court Settlement With EFCC

[Premium Times] Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, appears to be tired of fighting the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in court and has asked for an out-of-court settlement.

[Premium Times] Former First Lady, Patience Jonathan, appears to be tired of fighting the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission in court and has asked for an out-of-court settlement.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria