Chief Justice Race Plunges Into Chaos

[Zimbabwe Independent] THE race to succeed Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku was plunged into chaos this week after Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday said one of the three aspiring candidates had failed, while there is behind-the-scenes specu…

[Zimbabwe Independent] THE race to succeed Chief Justice Godfrey Chidyausiku was plunged into chaos this week after Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday said one of the three aspiring candidates had failed, while there is behind-the-scenes speculation that six Supreme Court judges might not be available for the appeal hearing soon under unclear circumstances.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Somali Refugees Stranded in Kenya After Trump Ban

[RFI] Somali refugees living in camps in Kenya are in limbo because of US President Donald Trump’s immigration ban. Among them is Ahmed who has been waiting with his wife and 10 children to be resettled in the United States.

[RFI] Somali refugees living in camps in Kenya are in limbo because of US President Donald Trump's immigration ban. Among them is Ahmed who has been waiting with his wife and 10 children to be resettled in the United States.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

DRC Mourns the Death of Preeminent Opposition Leader Etienne Tshisekedi

[This is Africa] The Democratic Republic of Congo’s (DRC) main opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi, has died in Brussels at the age of 84, the country’s embassy in Brussels, Belgium has revealed.

[This is Africa] The Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) main opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi, has died in Brussels at the age of 84, the country's embassy in Brussels, Belgium has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Mugabe Ponders Cabinet Reshuffle

[Zimbabwe Independent] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe, who effectively started work on Wednesday this week when he chaired a cabinet meeting, is mulling a reshuffle that might see Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa losing control of the Ministry of Justice and…

[Zimbabwe Independent] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe, who effectively started work on Wednesday this week when he chaired a cabinet meeting, is mulling a reshuffle that might see Vice-President Emmerson Mnangagwa losing control of the Ministry of Justice and several ministers shunted around or removed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Curb Your Enthusiasm – There Are Limits to the ‘Gambia-Effect’ for the Rest of Africa

[The Conversation Africa] University of Pretoria -As the new Gambian President Adama Barrow settles in, regional organisations are being lauded for playing a key role in ensuring a democratic and peaceful transition.

[The Conversation Africa] University of Pretoria -As the new Gambian President Adama Barrow settles in, regional organisations are being lauded for playing a key role in ensuring a democratic and peaceful transition.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Egyptian Rights Defender to Receive ‘Alternative Nobel Prize’ in Cairo On March 25

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The Right Livelihood foundation has set March 25 – 26 to give Egyptian Feminist and human rights defender Mozn Hassan its award , which is dubbed as the “Alternative Nobel Prize”.

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The Right Livelihood foundation has set March 25 - 26 to give Egyptian Feminist and human rights defender Mozn Hassan its award , which is dubbed as the "Alternative Nobel Prize".

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

What Does Opposition Leader Tshisekedi’s Death Mean for Road to Elections?

[ICG] The death of the veteran politician deprives the opposition of a well-known rallying figure. Without him, uncertainty and growing popular anger are likely to lead to more instability.

[ICG] The death of the veteran politician deprives the opposition of a well-known rallying figure. Without him, uncertainty and growing popular anger are likely to lead to more instability.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane – Remarks At Conclusion of Working Visit By Minister Gebran Bassil of Lebanon

[SA Govt] Media remarks by Minister Nkoana-Mashabane at the conclusion of the working visit of Minister Gebran Bassil of Lebanon, OR Tambo Building

[SA Govt] Media remarks by Minister Nkoana-Mashabane at the conclusion of the working visit of Minister Gebran Bassil of Lebanon, OR Tambo Building

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Calls for Zuma to Stand Against Trump’s Refugee Policy – Oxfam

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma must condemn US President Donald Trump’s executive order which temporarily bans refugees from seven majority Muslim nations from entering the US, Oxfam SA said on Friday.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma must condemn US President Donald Trump's executive order which temporarily bans refugees from seven majority Muslim nations from entering the US, Oxfam SA said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa