Mutharika Shies Away From a Scheduled Press Conference

[Nyasa Times] Malawi President Peter Mutharika, who has been under fire from the local media for his prolonged stay in the United States of America after attending this year’s United Nations General Assembly, cancelled his scheduled press conference wh…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi President Peter Mutharika, who has been under fire from the local media for his prolonged stay in the United States of America after attending this year's United Nations General Assembly, cancelled his scheduled press conference which was to take place at Kamuzu Palace on Tuesday to brief journalists on his trip.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Asylum Seekers Fear Being Returned to Zimbabwe

[GroundUp] A Zimbabwean man, Tonderai [not his real name], his wife and three children may soon have to leave South Africa. He has lived in South Africa for over 11 years. The Department Home Affairs has given him 30 days to appeal against its decision.

[GroundUp] A Zimbabwean man, Tonderai [not his real name], his wife and three children may soon have to leave South Africa. He has lived in South Africa for over 11 years. The Department Home Affairs has given him 30 days to appeal against its decision.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Bobi Wine – We Are More Powerful Than We’ve Been Made to Believe

[Independent (Kampala)] In the thick of Uganda’s current political tensions, artists from across Africa and the diaspora have come to Kampala for a “Your Music Your Voice” 2017 event to collaborate and discuss their common goal of advocating for social…

[Independent (Kampala)] In the thick of Uganda's current political tensions, artists from across Africa and the diaspora have come to Kampala for a "Your Music Your Voice" 2017 event to collaborate and discuss their common goal of advocating for social justice in their respective countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Is Magufuli’s Presidency As Bad As His Critics Claim?

[Citizen] There are cries from some quarters that President John Magufuli’s presidency is wanting. Those buying into such charges quote Dr Magufuli, on different occasions, as saying that he wasn’t prepared to become president. This being the argument,…

[Citizen] There are cries from some quarters that President John Magufuli's presidency is wanting. Those buying into such charges quote Dr Magufuli, on different occasions, as saying that he wasn't prepared to become president. This being the argument, let's see if it is logical or just politicking.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Upper West Chiefs Commend President Akufo-Addo for Fulfilling Promises, Fight Against Corruption

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has received commendation from the Chiefs of the Upper West Region for the fulfilment of major campaign promises he made in the run up to the December 2016 election, and als…

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has received commendation from the Chiefs of the Upper West Region for the fulfilment of major campaign promises he made in the run up to the December 2016 election, and also his fight against corruption.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Governors Want Bloom Back Into Pyrethrum Crop

[Nation] A number of incoming governors are taking steps to revive the once rosy pyrethrum sector even as more firms seek the regulator’s permit to set up operations in Kenya.

[Nation] A number of incoming governors are taking steps to revive the once rosy pyrethrum sector even as more firms seek the regulator's permit to set up operations in Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya