MP Lucius Banda Pleased With Govt for Construction of Balaka-Khwisa-Bilira Road

[Nyasa Times] Member of Parliament for Balaka North, Lucious Banda on Friday commended government for considering to build the Balaka – Khwisa – Bilira road which is currently under construction.

[Nyasa Times] Member of Parliament for Balaka North, Lucious Banda on Friday commended government for considering to build the Balaka - Khwisa - Bilira road which is currently under construction.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

No Land for Cattle Colonies in Our State, Benue Leaders Tell Buhari

[Premium Times] Prominent leaders from Benue State have told President Muhammadu Buhari that there is no land to allow for the establishment of cattle colonies as being proposed by the Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh.

[Premium Times] Prominent leaders from Benue State have told President Muhammadu Buhari that there is no land to allow for the establishment of cattle colonies as being proposed by the Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Malawi Police Arrest Suspected Murderer of Herd Boy in Mangochi

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police in Mangochi have finally arrested, Ajidu Mdala, four months after his suspected accomplice, Yusuf Alick, was arrested for allegedly murdering a herd boy in the district.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi Police in Mangochi have finally arrested, Ajidu Mdala, four months after his suspected accomplice, Yusuf Alick, was arrested for allegedly murdering a herd boy in the district.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Country Urgently Needs a New Land Administration System

[The Conversation Africa] Zimbabwe urgently needs a new system of land administration to harness development in the agricultural sector. The country’s land use and ownership have been significantly reconfigured by the fast-track land reform programme u…

[The Conversation Africa] Zimbabwe urgently needs a new system of land administration to harness development in the agricultural sector. The country's land use and ownership have been significantly reconfigured by the fast-track land reform programme undertaken during Robert Mugabe's rule.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ramaphosa Takes On ANC Leadership Role With Alacrity – and Clarity of Intent

[The Conversation Africa] Cyril Ramaphosa, the newly elected President of South Africa’s governing African National Congress, made his position clear when he delivered a much anticipated speech to mark the ANC’s 106th birthday over the weekend.

[The Conversation Africa] Cyril Ramaphosa, the newly elected President of South Africa's governing African National Congress, made his position clear when he delivered a much anticipated speech to mark the ANC's 106th birthday over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

What Senegal Needs to Do to Close Its Energy Gap By 2030

[The Conversation Africa] Affordable and clean energy is the foundation for many of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Modern energy, like electricity and liquified petroleum gas, is a vital need for industries and households. But more t…

[The Conversation Africa] Affordable and clean energy is the foundation for many of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals. Modern energy, like electricity and liquified petroleum gas, is a vital need for industries and households. But more than 40% of residents of the world's least developed countries don't have access to electricity. In developed countries that figure is only 10%.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Do Global Actors Have What It Takes to Help Burundi?

[ISS] Since Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza announced that he would run for a third term in early 2015, political instability across the country has tested the limits of global conflict prevention responses. This instability has included a failed coup d’état, violent clashes between government and opposition forces, increasing suppression of the media and civil society, as well as targeted assassinations.

[ISS] Since Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza announced that he would run for a third term in early 2015, political instability across the country has tested the limits of global conflict prevention responses. This instability has included a failed coup d'état, violent clashes between government and opposition forces, increasing suppression of the media and civil society, as well as targeted assassinations.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Chief Justice’s Silence On Age Limit Debacle Is Disappointing

[Monitor] Age limit. Justice Forum party president Asuman Basalirwa was one of the Opposition leaders who campaigned against the lifting of the age limit from the Constitution. One of the arguments proponents of the constitution amendment Bill (now Act…

[Monitor] Age limit. Justice Forum party president Asuman Basalirwa was one of the Opposition leaders who campaigned against the lifting of the age limit from the Constitution. One of the arguments proponents of the constitution amendment Bill (now Act) raised was that the Supreme Court had in the 2016 Amama Mbabazi election petition ordered government to carry out reforms and it was on the basis of that directive that they moved the Bill. Ivan Okuda talks to Mr Basalirwa who was one of Mr Mbabazi's lawyers in that

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda