Who Benefits From Frenamo’s Partocracy?

[ISS] ‘Frenamo partocracy’. This is the buzzword in Mozambique’s political circles, conceived by sceptical wags to describe the latest ‘decentralisation’ deal cooked up between the ruling Mozambique Liberation Front (Frelimo) and the main opposition pa…

[ISS] 'Frenamo partocracy'. This is the buzzword in Mozambique's political circles, conceived by sceptical wags to describe the latest 'decentralisation' deal cooked up between the ruling Mozambique Liberation Front (Frelimo) and the main opposition party, the Mozambican National Resistance (Renamo). The deal was announced by President Filipe Nyusi last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

More Regional Protection Forces Arrive in Juba

[VOA] More foreign troops arrived in South Sudan’s capital as part of the U.N. Security Council-mandated Regional Protection Force (RFP). But a South Sudanese analyst says the additional peacekeepers will have no impact on the country’s deadly conflict…

[VOA] More foreign troops arrived in South Sudan's capital as part of the U.N. Security Council-mandated Regional Protection Force (RFP). But a South Sudanese analyst says the additional peacekeepers will have no impact on the country's deadly conflict if they are not deployed outside of Juba.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

UK Mining Firm Accused of Rights Abuses

[VOA] Hearings have wrapped in Sierra Leone from claimants accusing mining company Tonkolili Iron Ore of human rights abuses. The allegations against the company, formerly a subsidiary of African Minerals Limited (AML), cover incidents in 2010 and 2012…

[VOA] Hearings have wrapped in Sierra Leone from claimants accusing mining company Tonkolili Iron Ore of human rights abuses. The allegations against the company, formerly a subsidiary of African Minerals Limited (AML), cover incidents in 2010 and 2012 in the northern region of Tonkolili in Sierra Leone.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Morgan Tsvangirai – the Man Who Dared Zimbabweans to Dream Again

[The Conversation Africa] One never forgets their first job. For me it was not the work experience that left an indelible impression, though it was appreciated. It was that one day at work when all seems to be ordinary and then mundane, routine tasks a…

[The Conversation Africa] One never forgets their first job. For me it was not the work experience that left an indelible impression, though it was appreciated. It was that one day at work when all seems to be ordinary and then mundane, routine tasks are disrupted for just a few minutes and everything changes.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Morgan Tsvangirai – Heroic Herald of an Epoch Foretold

[The Conversation Africa] Morgan Tsvangirai, who was born March 10 1952 in Buhera, in Manicaland just across the border from Zimbabwe’s Gutu District in Masvingo, became leader of Zimbabwe’s Movement for Democratic Change in September 1999.

[The Conversation Africa] Morgan Tsvangirai, who was born March 10 1952 in Buhera, in Manicaland just across the border from Zimbabwe's Gutu District in Masvingo, became leader of Zimbabwe's Movement for Democratic Change in September 1999.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Opposition Leader Tsvangirai ‘Has Left Big Shoes to Fill’

[Deutsche Welle] The Zimbabwean opposition leader and former prime minister, who died on Wednesday, leaves behind a legacy of political activism during the Mugabe era. A personal recollection by DW correspondent Privilege Musvanhiri.

[Deutsche Welle] The Zimbabwean opposition leader and former prime minister, who died on Wednesday, leaves behind a legacy of political activism during the Mugabe era. A personal recollection by DW correspondent Privilege Musvanhiri.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Diamond Platnumz Announces Major Breakthrough After Being Dumped By Babymama

[Vanguard] It was a sweet-better experience for Tanzanian singer, Abdul Naseeb Juma popularly known yesterday as Diamond Platnumz as he announced a major breakthrough few hours after he was dumped by his South African-based Ugandan baby mama, Zari Hassan.

[Vanguard] It was a sweet-better experience for Tanzanian singer, Abdul Naseeb Juma popularly known yesterday as Diamond Platnumz as he announced a major breakthrough few hours after he was dumped by his South African-based Ugandan baby mama, Zari Hassan.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Over 500 Pupils Stranded As Kakumiro Officials Close 6 Schools

[Monitor] Kakumiro -More than 500 pupils are stranded following the closure of six private schools in Nkooko Sub-county, Kakumiro District after they were found running below minimum operational standards.

[Monitor] Kakumiro -More than 500 pupils are stranded following the closure of six private schools in Nkooko Sub-county, Kakumiro District after they were found running below minimum operational standards.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda