Back to the Future for ANC Foreign Policy?

[ISS] Later this month South Africa’s ruling party begins its five-yearly policy conference to determine the direction to be taken by the new African National Congress (ANC) president who will be elected in December. This is assuming that that person a…

[ISS] Later this month South Africa's ruling party begins its five-yearly policy conference to determine the direction to be taken by the new African National Congress (ANC) president who will be elected in December. This is assuming that that person also becomes South Africa's president after the 2019 national elections.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dasuki Fails to Stop Shielding of Witnesses

[Daily Trust] A Federal High Court in Abuja has overruled the objection by former National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Col. Sambo Dasuki challenging the shielding of witnesses in his trial.

[Daily Trust] A Federal High Court in Abuja has overruled the objection by former National Security Adviser (NSA), retired Col. Sambo Dasuki challenging the shielding of witnesses in his trial.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Experts Seek Act to Back EO On Indigenous It Services

[Guardian] Software developers have asked the federal government to back the presidential executive order (EO) on patronage of indigenous information technology services by government agencies with an Act of Parliament to ensure compliance.

[Guardian] Software developers have asked the federal government to back the presidential executive order (EO) on patronage of indigenous information technology services by government agencies with an Act of Parliament to ensure compliance.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Is a Single Human Rights Body in the Country’s Best Interest?

[ISS] Ten years ago, South Africa’s Parliament formed a committee to review the country’s ‘Chapter 9’ and associated institutions tasked with supporting democracy, human rights and accountability. The committee’s most controversial recommendation was t…

[ISS] Ten years ago, South Africa's Parliament formed a committee to review the country's 'Chapter 9' and associated institutions tasked with supporting democracy, human rights and accountability. The committee's most controversial recommendation was to amalgamate five of the numerous institutions into a single human rights body.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Women in the Media – the Majority With a Minor Voice

[Nuba Reports] Landing an entry-level gig in a newsroom for Sudanese women is a an easy task but attaining higher positions once inside is near impossible, media organizations in Sudan have said.

[Nuba Reports] Landing an entry-level gig in a newsroom for Sudanese women is a an easy task but attaining higher positions once inside is near impossible, media organizations in Sudan have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan