China and South Sudan Sign Framework Agreement On Concessional Loan

[Focac] On January 25, 2018, the signing ceremony of the Framework Agreement on Concessional Loan between the Governments of China and South Sudan was held in Juba. H.E. He Xiangdong, Chinese Ambassador to South Sudan, Hon. Stephen Dhieu Dau, Minister …

[Focac] On January 25, 2018, the signing ceremony of the Framework Agreement on Concessional Loan between the Governments of China and South Sudan was held in Juba. H.E. He Xiangdong, Chinese Ambassador to South Sudan, Hon. Stephen Dhieu Dau, Minister of Finance and Economic Planning of South Sudan signed the Agreement. Hon. Deng Alor Kuol, Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Hon. John Luk Jok, Minister of Transport, Mr. Zhang Yi and Mr. Cai Senming of Economic and Commercial Office of the E

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Assistant Foreign Minister Chen Xiaodong Visits Sierra Leone

[Focac] From January 23 to 25, 2018, Assistant Foreign Minister Chen Xiaodong visited Sierra Leone, during which he paid a courtesy call on President Ernest Bai Koroma and met with Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Kaifala Marah…

[Focac] From January 23 to 25, 2018, Assistant Foreign Minister Chen Xiaodong visited Sierra Leone, during which he paid a courtesy call on President Ernest Bai Koroma and met with Minister of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation Kaifala Marah, exchanging in-depth views on bilateral relations as well as international and regional issues of common concern.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Nigerian Man Buys Arnold Schwarzenegger’s Bugatti for U.S.$2.5 Million

[Premium Times] A Nigerian, Obi Okeke, has bought a Bugatti Veyron belonging to Hollywood actor, Arnold Schwarzenegger’s for about U.S.$2.5 million (approximately N900m).

[Premium Times] A Nigerian, Obi Okeke, has bought a Bugatti Veyron belonging to Hollywood actor, Arnold Schwarzenegger's for about U.S.$2.5 million (approximately N900m).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Masisi Returns From AU Summit

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi returned from Addis Ababa January 30. Mr Masisi attended the 30th ordinary session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union. He said the summit discussed,…

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi returned from Addis Ababa January 30. Mr Masisi attended the 30th ordinary session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union. He said the summit discussed, among others, peace and security challenges for the continent as well as relations among African nations.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Laikom – the Bedrock of Kom Culture

[Cameroon Tribune] The difference between Kom and other communities is its matrilineal succession practices. When an adult male dies, ownership of his property including his compound, wives and children is transferred to his nephew (son of his sister) …

[Cameroon Tribune] The difference between Kom and other communities is its matrilineal succession practices. When an adult male dies, ownership of his property including his compound, wives and children is transferred to his nephew (son of his sister) and not his own son. Interestingly, reports say this practice is steadily becoming unpopular, considering a thousand voices rising against it.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

‘Former President Solicited Bribes From MGI Telecom’ Dr. Njogu Bah

[Foroyaa] Evidence before the ‘Janneh’ Commission by the former Secretary General and Head of the Civil Service Dr. Njogu Bah, yesterday revealed that the former president, Yahya Jammeh, solicited bribes from MGI Telecom Company for the award of contra…

[Foroyaa] Evidence before the 'Janneh' Commission by the former Secretary General and Head of the Civil Service Dr. Njogu Bah, yesterday revealed that the former president, Yahya Jammeh, solicited bribes from MGI Telecom Company for the award of contracts.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

The Civil Servants and Security of Tenure

[Foroyaa] Civil servants are supposed to have security of tenure. They are supposed to work up to pensionable age. They are not supposed to be victimized by any authority. This is clearly stipulated under section 169 subsection (1) of the Constitution:

[Foroyaa] Civil servants are supposed to have security of tenure. They are supposed to work up to pensionable age. They are not supposed to be victimized by any authority. This is clearly stipulated under section 169 subsection (1) of the Constitution:

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘Gambian Experts Should Take Risks for Country’s Sake’-Barrow

[Foroyaa] Mr. Adama Barrow, the President of The Gambia said the country’s experts have to take the risks for the country’s sake in order to turnaround the challenges that crippled his administration in the past year. He was addressing top civil servan…

[Foroyaa] Mr. Adama Barrow, the President of The Gambia said the country's experts have to take the risks for the country's sake in order to turnaround the challenges that crippled his administration in the past year. He was addressing top civil servants including permanent secretaries, directors, managers and governors at a meeting held at State House on January, 23rd.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

SPLM-N Declares Ceasefire in South Kordofan

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), chaired by Abdelaziz Adam El Hilu, has declared a unilateral cessation of hostilities in the South Kordofan region for four months. This weekend the Khartoum government an…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), chaired by Abdelaziz Adam El Hilu, has declared a unilateral cessation of hostilities in the South Kordofan region for four months. This weekend the Khartoum government and the armed movement plan to resume peace negotiations in Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan