Bomb Scare Cop Pays Fine After Conviction

[Namibian] The police officer responsible for a bomb scare at Hosea Kutako International Airport almost seven years ago paid a fine of N$6 000 after his sentencing on a charge of defeating or obstructing the course of justice yesterday.

[Namibian] The police officer responsible for a bomb scare at Hosea Kutako International Airport almost seven years ago paid a fine of N$6 000 after his sentencing on a charge of defeating or obstructing the course of justice yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Leader of opposition suspended from parliament after sit-in protest

[L’Express] Tension between Xavier-Luc Duval, leader of the opposition, and Speaker Maya Hanoomanjee led to the parliamentary session being suspended within one hour of having resumed after a three-month break. Duval took offence to the time allocation…

[L'Express] Tension between Xavier-Luc Duval, leader of the opposition, and Speaker Maya Hanoomanjee led to the parliamentary session being suspended within one hour of having resumed after a three-month break. Duval took offence to the time allocation during the Private Notice Question (PNQ) with Minister Nando Bodha monopolising most of the time with lengthy answers.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Horst Köhler Heads New UN Bid to Resolve Western Sahara Dispute

[Deutsche Welle] A fresh bid by the United Nations to resolve the Western Sahara dispute has taken former German President Horst Köhler to Algiers. The new UN envoy has already visited Morocco and refugee camps in southwest Algeria.

[Deutsche Welle] A fresh bid by the United Nations to resolve the Western Sahara dispute has taken former German President Horst Köhler to Algiers. The new UN envoy has already visited Morocco and refugee camps in southwest Algeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Eurac Questions the Recent Decision of Belgium to Grant a Visa to Congolese Minister for Communications and Media, Despite EU Sanctions

[PR Newswire] Brussels -The European network for Central Africa (EurAc) questions the recent decision of Belgium to grant a visa for humanitarian purposes to Lambert Mende, Minister for Communications and Media and government spokesman of the Democrati…

[PR Newswire] Brussels -The European network for Central Africa (EurAc) questions the recent decision of Belgium to grant a visa for humanitarian purposes to Lambert Mende, Minister for Communications and Media and government spokesman of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), despite European targeted sanctions, including a ban on entering the European Union (EU), imposed on him in May this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Philippines to Look At Providing Seychelles With Teachers, Caregivers, Ambassador Says

[Seychelles News Agency] The Philippines will look at the possibility of providing Seychelles with teachers and train Seychellois caregivers to help with the increasing demand in these sectors, said the country’s newly accredited ambassador.

[Seychelles News Agency] The Philippines will look at the possibility of providing Seychelles with teachers and train Seychellois caregivers to help with the increasing demand in these sectors, said the country's newly accredited ambassador.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Kwemoi, Anduvate Make Kenya 7s Provisional Squad

[Nation] Impala Saracens kicker Mark Kwemoi and Menengai Oilers prop Harold Anduvate are among 15 newcomers in Kenya Sevens provisional squad of 42 players named to prepare for the busy 2017/2018 season.

[Nation] Impala Saracens kicker Mark Kwemoi and Menengai Oilers prop Harold Anduvate are among 15 newcomers in Kenya Sevens provisional squad of 42 players named to prepare for the busy 2017/2018 season.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya