MPs Approve Law Making Kiswahili Official Language

[New Times] Members of the Lower House yesterday passed the organic law establishing Kiswahili as an official language. Swahili joins Kinyarwanda, English and French as the country’s fourth official language.

[New Times] Members of the Lower House yesterday passed the organic law establishing Kiswahili as an official language. Swahili joins Kinyarwanda, English and French as the country's fourth official language.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma and Renewable Energy

[Daily Maverick] So-called developed countries are doing their best to move away from both coal and nuclear energy, with huge investment in developing renewable energy. South Africa, we had hoped, would have become a manufacturing hub for renewable ene…

[Daily Maverick] So-called developed countries are doing their best to move away from both coal and nuclear energy, with huge investment in developing renewable energy. South Africa, we had hoped, would have become a manufacturing hub for renewable energy in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kagame Urges New Leaders to Uphold Good Governance

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has called on leaders to look beyond personal interest and work with each other to improve service delivery and fast-track implementation of the country’s development programmes.

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has called on leaders to look beyond personal interest and work with each other to improve service delivery and fast-track implementation of the country's development programmes.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Cameroon – Internet Ban Dims Afcon Celebration

[Deutsche Welle] As Cameroon’s President Paul Biya hosted a luncheon for the national football team after their AFCON victory over Egypt, Anglophone Cameroonians are calling on the president to lift a ban on internet connection.

[Deutsche Welle] As Cameroon's President Paul Biya hosted a luncheon for the national football team after their AFCON victory over Egypt, Anglophone Cameroonians are calling on the president to lift a ban on internet connection.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Power Deck – How Will Zuma Deal Out His SONA Cards?

[Daily Maverick] A State Of The Nation Address (SONA) such as the one we will see on Thursday night is all about power; the power of the state, the power of the military, of the person giving the speech, the power of the system and the political infras…

[Daily Maverick] A State Of The Nation Address (SONA) such as the one we will see on Thursday night is all about power; the power of the state, the power of the military, of the person giving the speech, the power of the system and the political infrastructure that backs him up. It will be tempting in the days after the presentation to focus on the power relationships that physical power on the ground will demonstrate; the power of being present as illustrated by Julius Malema, the power of soldiers as demonstrated simply

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Judge Issues Warrant of Arrest Against Blogger Nyakundi

[Nation] A blogger accused of publishing defamatory information against the chief executive officer (CEO) of a telecommunications company is facing arrest after failing to appear in court on Wednesday.

[Nation] A blogger accused of publishing defamatory information against the chief executive officer (CEO) of a telecommunications company is facing arrest after failing to appear in court on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya