Civil Society Calls Nampula Election ‘Unacceptable’

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] “The conduct of the Nampula by-election was unacceptable,” the civil society coalition Votar Mocambique declared in its report on the 24 January election, released today. “There was a degree of sloppiness which s…

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] "The conduct of the Nampula by-election was unacceptable," the civil society coalition Votar Mocambique declared in its report on the 24 January election, released today. "There was a degree of sloppiness which should not occur, and which should not be permitted in democratic elections."

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Addressing the Airport Infrastructure Deficit

[This Day] The International Air Transport Association has called on member states to improve their airport infrastructure in order to secure the aviation industry for the future. Chinedu Eze x-rays the efforts being made in Nigeria to modernise airpor…

[This Day] The International Air Transport Association has called on member states to improve their airport infrastructure in order to secure the aviation industry for the future. Chinedu Eze x-rays the efforts being made in Nigeria to modernise airport facilities for the projected double growth of passenger traffic from 2023.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Brave Conversations Needed About LGBTQI+ Muslims

[Daily Maverick] For me and other progressive Muslims, excluding LGBTQI+ persons from the faith goes against another deeply embedded part of Islam – inclusion and compassionate justice against all systems of oppression, even the ones that cause straigh…

[Daily Maverick] For me and other progressive Muslims, excluding LGBTQI+ persons from the faith goes against another deeply embedded part of Islam - inclusion and compassionate justice against all systems of oppression, even the ones that cause straight Muslims discomfort.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nyusi Announces Deal With Renamo

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] In a statement this afternoon, President Filipe Nyusi announced a decentralization deal with Renamo president Afonso Dhlakama that increases the power of both presidents and their parties. No announcement was mad…

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] In a statement this afternoon, President Filipe Nyusi announced a decentralization deal with Renamo president Afonso Dhlakama that increases the power of both presidents and their parties. No announcement was made on military issues, but Nyusi promised a further statement on this "shortly".

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Ukoro Grabs Surprise Greco Roman Gold for Nigeria

[This Day] Peter Ukoro handed Nigeria a surprise gold medal in the 55kg Greco-Roman event for cadet wrestlers on Day 1 of competition at the ongoing African Wrestling Championship in Port Harcourt.

[This Day] Peter Ukoro handed Nigeria a surprise gold medal in the 55kg Greco-Roman event for cadet wrestlers on Day 1 of competition at the ongoing African Wrestling Championship in Port Harcourt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Geingob Extends Ministerial Travel Ban

[New Era] Windhoek -The foreign travel ban for all ministers and deputy ministers that was recently announced by President Hage Geingob to rein in expenditure, was yesterday extended beyond February.

[New Era] Windhoek -The foreign travel ban for all ministers and deputy ministers that was recently announced by President Hage Geingob to rein in expenditure, was yesterday extended beyond February.

Sexual Exploitation and Abuse in North-East Nigeria’s Displaced Person Camps

[Daily Maverick] Sexual exploitation and abuse in humanitarian crises is an area fraught with complexity. Don’t get me wrong, men exploiting women is bad and must be addressed and punished. Yet take a moment to consider the other side; women make fully…

[Daily Maverick] Sexual exploitation and abuse in humanitarian crises is an area fraught with complexity. Don't get me wrong, men exploiting women is bad and must be addressed and punished. Yet take a moment to consider the other side; women make fully informed decisions to be "exploited", revealing that they have weighed up their options and have decided that entering the relationship is to their benefit. Who are we to say their decision is wrong? I write this piece because I don't know the answer.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cargo Palletisation to Cost Importers U.S.$60 Million Annually

[This Day] Maritime sector stakeholders have expressed concerns over the federal government’s policy on cargo palletisation, noting that it will cost Nigerian importers about $60million (N21.6 billion) annually.

[This Day] Maritime sector stakeholders have expressed concerns over the federal government's policy on cargo palletisation, noting that it will cost Nigerian importers about $60million (N21.6 billion) annually.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria