Govt Used Emergency as ‘Muffler for Voice of People’

[Addis Fortune] The ten month long state of emergency imposed to control the public unrest that occurred in Amhara and Oromia regional states was finally lifted by the Parliament during its emergency session held on August 4, 2017.

[Addis Fortune] The ten month long state of emergency imposed to control the public unrest that occurred in Amhara and Oromia regional states was finally lifted by the Parliament during its emergency session held on August 4, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Semenya Storms to 1500m Bronze in London

[Sascoc] Crashing to the ground at the line, South Africa’s Caster Semenya came close to gatecrashing one of the greatest women’s 1500-metre finals at the IAAF World Championships in London on Monday.

[Sascoc] Crashing to the ground at the line, South Africa's Caster Semenya came close to gatecrashing one of the greatest women's 1500-metre finals at the IAAF World Championships in London on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Opposition Backs Govt Over Mega Water Project

[Nyasa Times] Leader of Opposition Lazarus Chakwera has thrown his full weight behind the controversial US$400 million Lake Malawi water project which government is initiating to end water woes in the Capital City.

[Nyasa Times] Leader of Opposition Lazarus Chakwera has thrown his full weight behind the controversial US$400 million Lake Malawi water project which government is initiating to end water woes in the Capital City.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Tarime Rural MP Questioned by Police

[Citizen] Tarime -The Member of Parliament for Tarime Rural, John Heche, reported to the Tarime Main Police Station on Monday at 10am in response to police directives after he was arrested on Friday and held there for six hours before he was released o…

[Citizen] Tarime -The Member of Parliament for Tarime Rural, John Heche, reported to the Tarime Main Police Station on Monday at 10am in response to police directives after he was arrested on Friday and held there for six hours before he was released on bail.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

CBN Boosts Forex Market With $195

[Daily Trust] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday boosted the Foreign Exchange (FOREX) market by 195 million dollars intervention in three segments of the market.

[Daily Trust] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) on Monday boosted the Foreign Exchange (FOREX) market by 195 million dollars intervention in three segments of the market.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Is Oil the True Ideology of Boko Haram?

[Daily Trust] The curse of natural is apparently real or more accurately, cursed interests in resource exploration are real. This evil often goes about masked as something less sinister. Take for instance the insanity that is today’s Afghanistan, which…

[Daily Trust] The curse of natural is apparently real or more accurately, cursed interests in resource exploration are real. This evil often goes about masked as something less sinister. Take for instance the insanity that is today's Afghanistan, which began in a fashion not too different from what Boko Haram is acting out in Nigeria today. Somewhere in the convoluted mix of transitions and mishmash of Mujahedeen, Taliban and al-Qaeda was UNOCAL, an oil multinational and its effort to construct pipelines through Afghani

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Major Joburg Roads Blocked By Protesters Ahead of No Confidence Vote

[News24Wire] Major roads in the Johannesburg area were blocked with burning tyres and rocks on Tuesday morning ahead of the vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma in Parliament.

[News24Wire] Major roads in the Johannesburg area were blocked with burning tyres and rocks on Tuesday morning ahead of the vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma in Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa