Botswana Govt Aggressive, Intolerant Towards Media – Rights Group

[News24Wire] A media rights group has accused the government of Botswana of being aggressive and intolerant towards the media, as a hearing against a privately-owned newspaper kicks off on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] A media rights group has accused the government of Botswana of being aggressive and intolerant towards the media, as a hearing against a privately-owned newspaper kicks off on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Deconstructing Nigeria’s Debt Story

[This Day] Kemi Adeosun provides insight into Nigeria’s debt profile, noting that with the economic recovery and return to growth, borrowings would be systematically replaced by revenue

[This Day] Kemi Adeosun provides insight into Nigeria's debt profile, noting that with the economic recovery and return to growth, borrowings would be systematically replaced by revenue

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Africa Leads the Way in Election Technology, but There’s a Long Way to Go

[Democracy Works] Kenya’s recently annulled elections will soon be re-run, but the long-term questions they raised about election management are still unanswered. The spotlight is on the work of international observer teams, but there are also much wid…

[Democracy Works] Kenya's recently annulled elections will soon be re-run, but the long-term questions they raised about election management are still unanswered. The spotlight is on the work of international observer teams, but there are also much wider questions of electoral capacity - problems that extend to the top of the African Union, and thence across the whole continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Seychelles Embraces More Clean Energy, Announces Plans for Led Street Lights, Solar Panels At Schools

[Seychelles News Agency] A new programme in Seychelles focusing on energy efficiency in state buildings and street lighting will soon launch.

[Seychelles News Agency] A new programme in Seychelles focusing on energy efficiency in state buildings and street lighting will soon launch.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Eagles Get Adebutu’s N50 Million As Rohr Turns Attention to World Cup

[Guardian] Members of the senior national team, Super Eagles, were all smiles on Saturday following the avalanche of rewards that came with their qualification for the Russia 2018 World Cup at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo.

[Guardian] Members of the senior national team, Super Eagles, were all smiles on Saturday following the avalanche of rewards that came with their qualification for the Russia 2018 World Cup at the Godswill Akpabio Stadium, Uyo.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Governor Prioritises Agricultural Sector

[ANGOP] Saurimo -The new governor of the eastern Lunda Sul Province, Ernesto Kiteculo, last Friday pledged to implement and stimulate projects in the areas of agriculture, fisheries, forests exploration, trade, tourism, services and mining activity, ai…

[ANGOP] Saurimo -The new governor of the eastern Lunda Sul Province, Ernesto Kiteculo, last Friday pledged to implement and stimulate projects in the areas of agriculture, fisheries, forests exploration, trade, tourism, services and mining activity, aimed at the economic development of the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Govt to Permanently Shut Open Drug Market By 2018

[This Day] The federal government has said that all open drug markets in Nigeria will be permanently shut by December 31, 2018, even as it said it will be introducing drug Coordinated Wholesale Centres nationwide to check the menace of falsified medica…

[This Day] The federal government has said that all open drug markets in Nigeria will be permanently shut by December 31, 2018, even as it said it will be introducing drug Coordinated Wholesale Centres nationwide to check the menace of falsified medical products in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Concern Over Zuma ‘Deliberately Delaying’ SABC Board Appointment

[News24Wire] The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) on Monday said it was concerned that President Jacob Zuma has still not appointed the new South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board.

[News24Wire] The Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) on Monday said it was concerned that President Jacob Zuma has still not appointed the new South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) board.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Working Against The Grain: Can Liberia Avoid Violence in The Upcoming Elections?

[Africa Portal] Tomorrow, Liberia will hold an election marking its first post-war handover of power. Cited by political analysts as ‘highly unpredictable’, the ballot will reshape Liberia’s political landscape and may have an impact on peace and secur…

[Africa Portal] Tomorrow, Liberia will hold an election marking its first post-war handover of power. Cited by political analysts as 'highly unpredictable', the ballot will reshape Liberia's political landscape and may have an impact on peace and security, governance, development and economic growth. With 20 presidential candidates, including fresh political entrants, anything is possible.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia