President Jacob Zuma – Double Troika Summit of Heads of State and Government

[Govt of SA] Opening remarks by the Chair of SADC, President Zuma, on the occasion of the Double Troika Summit of Heads of State and Government, DIRCO, Tshwane

[Govt of SA] Opening remarks by the Chair of SADC, President Zuma, on the occasion of the Double Troika Summit of Heads of State and Government, DIRCO, Tshwane

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

An Opdo Conundrum: the Indissoluble Bond and Organizational Bifurcation

[Addis Standard] The Oromo People’s Democratic Organization (OPDO) is the most enigmatic actor among Oromo political parties. Unlike Oromo parties who emerged out of the Oromo national moment, the OPDO was created by the Tigray People’s Liberation Fron…

[Addis Standard] The Oromo People's Democratic Organization (OPDO) is the most enigmatic actor among Oromo political parties. Unlike Oromo parties who emerged out of the Oromo national moment, the OPDO was created by the Tigray People's Liberation Front (TPLF) and emerged on the political scene in the early 1990s as a counterweight to the Oromo Liberation Front (OLF). A quarter of a century later, the party hasn't demonstrated any affirmative reason for its continued existence. The historic Oromo Protest of 2014-16 provide

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Kenya’s Struggle to Execute a Peaceful Vote

[Daily Maverick] With less than five weeks to go before Kenyans return to the ballot box, perceptions that the forthcoming vote will be free, fair and inclusive – and yield an outcome respected as such – appear to be dwindling. By RYAN CUMMINGS.

[Daily Maverick] With less than five weeks to go before Kenyans return to the ballot box, perceptions that the forthcoming vote will be free, fair and inclusive - and yield an outcome respected as such - appear to be dwindling. By RYAN CUMMINGS.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenya Under-20 Draw With Ethiopia

[Nation] The national women’s under- 20 football team on Sunday scored two crucial away goals in their 2-2 draw against Ethiopia in the first leg of their second round qualifying campaign for the 2018 Fifa Women’s World Cup

[Nation] The national women's under- 20 football team on Sunday scored two crucial away goals in their 2-2 draw against Ethiopia in the first leg of their second round qualifying campaign for the 2018 Fifa Women's World Cup

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Is Ebongweni C-Max Prison Living Up to Its Promises?

[Daily Maverick] Prison violence, the disruptive behaviour of some inmates, high numbers of escapes in the 1990s and a public demand to be tough on crime led the South African government to replicate the American approach of dealing with very violent a…

[Daily Maverick] Prison violence, the disruptive behaviour of some inmates, high numbers of escapes in the 1990s and a public demand to be tough on crime led the South African government to replicate the American approach of dealing with very violent and dangerous offenders: building two super-maximum security prisons, at great cost to the taxpayer. The first one, C-Max, is located within Kgosi Mampuru Correctional Centre in Pretoria and is closed for renovations. The second one, Ebongweni (outside Kokstad in Kwa-Zulu Nata

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Forum Eyes Enhanced National Metrology, Hydrology Services

[Ethiopian Herald] African Ministerial Council on Meteorology (AMCOMET), Africa Hydromet Forum 2017 aims to improve the capability of national hydrology and meteorology and services of African countries to provide accurate weather and climate services …

[Ethiopian Herald] African Ministerial Council on Meteorology (AMCOMET), Africa Hydromet Forum 2017 aims to improve the capability of national hydrology and meteorology and services of African countries to provide accurate weather and climate services that meet the needs of end users in various sectors.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Cooperation On Nile Is a Must, Not an Option – CEO

[Ethiopian Herald] Cooperating on transboundary water is a must, not an option said Fekiahmed Negash, CEO of Eastern Nile Technical Regional Office (ENTRO), when speaking about Nile-sharing countries.

[Ethiopian Herald] Cooperating on transboundary water is a must, not an option said Fekiahmed Negash, CEO of Eastern Nile Technical Regional Office (ENTRO), when speaking about Nile-sharing countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Foreign Policy – a Centerpiece for Nation’s Peace, Development

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia’s current Foreign Policy has been the cornerstone in bringing peace and stability as well as economic development to the country by redefining poverty, rather than countries, as a threat for its survival, Ministry of Foreign…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia's current Foreign Policy has been the cornerstone in bringing peace and stability as well as economic development to the country by redefining poverty, rather than countries, as a threat for its survival, Ministry of Foreign Affairs says.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia