Forwang Takes Command Over Ndian

[Cameroon Tribune] Amid ground security threats from separatists’ campaigners, the new SDO for Ndian in the South West Region was installed by Governor Bernard Okalia Bilai.

[Cameroon Tribune] Amid ground security threats from separatists' campaigners, the new SDO for Ndian in the South West Region was installed by Governor Bernard Okalia Bilai.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Editor Wants Media Freedom Inquiry

[Swazi Media] Zweli Martin Dlamini, the editor who had his newspaper closed down by the Swaziland Government before he fled to neighbouring South Africa, has called for an international commission of inquiry into how the state has captured the media in…

[Swazi Media] Zweli Martin Dlamini, the editor who had his newspaper closed down by the Swaziland Government before he fled to neighbouring South Africa, has called for an international commission of inquiry into how the state has captured the media in the kingdom.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Flights at Bole Airport Grounded

[Addis Standard] Ethiopia’s State TV reports that all flights from Bole International airport are grounded due to strike by air traffic controllers. But Colonel Wosenyeleh Hunegna, DG of Ethiopia Civil aviation, blamed unnamed journalists for spreading…

[Addis Standard] Ethiopia's State TV reports that all flights from Bole International airport are grounded due to strike by air traffic controllers. But Colonel Wosenyeleh Hunegna, DG of Ethiopia Civil aviation, blamed unnamed journalists for spreading false report that led to the strike.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Seminar On Children’s Rights

[Shabait] Asmara -The Central region organized a seminar on 12 and 13 April on the role of the community in advancing the rights of children. The seminar was attended by committees from the 13 sub-zones of the region that are established to oversee the…

[Shabait] Asmara -The Central region organized a seminar on 12 and 13 April on the role of the community in advancing the rights of children. The seminar was attended by committees from the 13 sub-zones of the region that are established to oversee the implementation of children's rights.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

CPJ Concerned With Developments in Trial Against Angolan Journalists

[CPJ] New York -The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned a decision by Angolan authorities to continue the trial of journalists Rafael Marques de Morais, who runs the anti-corruption news website Maka Angola, and Mariano Bras Lourenco, a co…

[CPJ] New York -The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned a decision by Angolan authorities to continue the trial of journalists Rafael Marques de Morais, who runs the anti-corruption news website Maka Angola, and Mariano Bras Lourenco, a correspondent for the newspaper O Crime, behind closed doors instead of in open court. The two were charged in June 2017 with crimes against the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

President Kenyatta Wheels Down in London

[Capital FM] London -President Uhuru Kenyatta this evening arrived in the United Kingdom for a five-day visit during which he will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and hold talks to market Kenya as a preferred investment dest…

[Capital FM] London -President Uhuru Kenyatta this evening arrived in the United Kingdom for a five-day visit during which he will attend the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) and hold talks to market Kenya as a preferred investment destination.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Probe Into Purchases for 2013 Elections Reveals Bogus Deals

[Nation] The investigations into the irregular procurements and payments at the electoral commission for the 2013 General Election got murkier Monday after it emerged that more than Sh250 million was paid to a South African company in fictitious deals.

[Nation] The investigations into the irregular procurements and payments at the electoral commission for the 2013 General Election got murkier Monday after it emerged that more than Sh250 million was paid to a South African company in fictitious deals.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya