Buhari Organisation Strategises Ahead of 2019

[Daily Trust] Ahead of the 2019 elections, members of the Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) have begun strategising to ensure President Muhammadu Buhari continues to pilot the affairs of the country up till 2013.

[Daily Trust] Ahead of the 2019 elections, members of the Buhari Campaign Organisation (BCO) have begun strategising to ensure President Muhammadu Buhari continues to pilot the affairs of the country up till 2013.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Guinea’s Bribery Saga Reaches New Peaks

[Global Witness] Lurid bribery revelations led the government of Guinea to confiscate world-beating iron ore reserves from junior mining company BSG Resources in 2014. So when bitter rival Rio Tinto, owner of a neighbouring concession, detonated a scan…

[Global Witness] Lurid bribery revelations led the government of Guinea to confiscate world-beating iron ore reserves from junior mining company BSG Resources in 2014. So when bitter rival Rio Tinto, owner of a neighbouring concession, detonated a scandal over its own secretive payments, BSGR boss Beny Steinmetz was cock-a-hoop.

source: AllAfrica News: Guinea

Who Really Owns Zimbabwe’s Diamonds? the Answer May Surprise You (Or Not).

[Global Witness] For many years Global Witness has investigated a swirl of allegations around Zimbabwe’s Marange diamond fields. We uncovered the allocation of one diamond mining concession to the military, another to the Central Intelligence Organisat…

[Global Witness] For many years Global Witness has investigated a swirl of allegations around Zimbabwe's Marange diamond fields. We uncovered the allocation of one diamond mining concession to the military, another to the Central Intelligence Organisation (CIO), and a third linked to a man with widely reported connections to the President. Our work is based on the belief that the Zimbabwean public deserve a fair share of their country's natural resource wealth, but we have found little evidence that diamonds have benefitte

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Four Years On the Congolese Government Is Failing to Enforce Its Law Designed to Stem Conflict and Abuses in the Minerals Trade

[Global Witness] In February 2012, as the mineral-rich Kivu provinces in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo were descending into fighting once again, the Congolese government issued a law intended to help break the links between conflict, hum…

[Global Witness] In February 2012, as the mineral-rich Kivu provinces in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo were descending into fighting once again, the Congolese government issued a law intended to help break the links between conflict, human rights abuses and the minerals trade. This law requires all tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold mining and mineral trading companies to conduct checks, known as due diligence, on their supply chains. These checks aim to ensure that the minerals they trade have not provided ar

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Ruling Party Politician Chivamba Dies

[The Herald] Zanu-pf Midlands provincial deputy chairperson Cde Kizito Chivamba has died. He was 59. Cde Chivamba, who was National Assembly Member for Chiwundura, died yesterday morning at Gweru Provincial Hospital after a short illness. zanu-pf Midla…

[The Herald] Zanu-pf Midlands provincial deputy chairperson Cde Kizito Chivamba has died. He was 59. Cde Chivamba, who was National Assembly Member for Chiwundura, died yesterday morning at Gweru Provincial Hospital after a short illness. zanu-pf Midlands secretary for information Cde Cornelius Mupereri confirmed the death. "Yes, Cde Chivamba is no more," he said. "He was admitted at Gweru Provincial Hospital last week before he passed on today. Mourners are gathered at his Indiva Farm in the Sino area just outside Gwe

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UDM Disputes Mbete, Zuma Arguments Over Secret Ballot

[News24Wire] The United Democratic Movement has filed court papers replying to Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete and President Jacob Zuma’s reasons for why a motion of no confidence is no longer urgent.

[News24Wire] The United Democratic Movement has filed court papers replying to Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete and President Jacob Zuma's reasons for why a motion of no confidence is no longer urgent.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa