President Jacob Zuma Arrives in Ethiopia for 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union

[SA Govt] President Jacob Zuma has this evening, 28 August 2016, arrived in Addis Ababa, in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, to attend the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union scheduled…

[SA Govt] President Jacob Zuma has this evening, 28 August 2016, arrived in Addis Ababa, in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, to attend the 28th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of Heads of State and Government of the African Union scheduled to take place from 28-31 under the theme: "Harnessing the Demographic Dividend through Investment in the Youth".

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Scott-Efurd Breaks SA Indoor 3,000m Record

[News24Wire] Dominique Scott-Efurd continued to build on her steady progress, opening her 2017 campaign with a cracking performance in the women’s 3 000m race at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Boston over the weekend.

[News24Wire] Dominique Scott-Efurd continued to build on her steady progress, opening her 2017 campaign with a cracking performance in the women's 3 000m race at the IAAF World Indoor Tour meeting in Boston over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fake Facebook Page Concern

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Government has warned the public about a fake Facebook page and message supposedly from the Vice President which cyber criminals have been circulating.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Government has warned the public about a fake Facebook page and message supposedly from the Vice President which cyber criminals have been circulating.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Chad’s Moussa Faki Mahamat to Head AU Commission

[allAfrica] It is being reported that Chad’s foreign minister Moussa Faki Mahamat has been elected the new AU Commission Chairperson. He won by 28 votes to Amina Mohamed of Kenya’s 25.

[allAfrica] It is being reported that Chad's foreign minister Moussa Faki Mahamat has been elected the new AU Commission Chairperson. He won by 28 votes to Amina Mohamed of Kenya's 25.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

NIA Will Have a New Name, Says Barrow

[The Point] President Adama Barrow has told journalists that the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) will have a new name, and agents will be trained to become professionals.

[The Point] President Adama Barrow has told journalists that the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) will have a new name, and agents will be trained to become professionals.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Govt Widens Clampdown to Curb Anglophone Protests

[Deutsche Welle] After cutting off the English-speaking regions from the Internet, targeting media outlets and stripping Cameroon’s beauty queen of her crown for speaking her mind, the government has now set its sights on journalists.Cameroonian Presid…

[Deutsche Welle] After cutting off the English-speaking regions from the Internet, targeting media outlets and stripping Cameroon's beauty queen of her crown for speaking her mind, the government has now set its sights on journalists.Cameroonian President Paul Biya

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Will History Help #AFCON2017 Semifinalists?

[allAfrica] The semifinal line-up at the 2017 African Nations Cup finals is complete as Burkina Faso take on Egypt on Wednesday and Ghana tackle Cameroon a day later in what is sure to be two epic ties.ALLAFRICA looks at the semifinal records of the fo…

[allAfrica] The semifinal line-up at the 2017 African Nations Cup finals is complete as Burkina Faso take on Egypt on Wednesday and Ghana tackle Cameroon a day later in what is sure to be two epic ties.ALLAFRICA looks at the semifinal records of the four remaining sides in Africa's showpiece competition.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso