Detained OSIWA Nigeria Director Released

[Premium Times] Udo Jude Ilo, the Nigeria office director for the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) has been released by the State Security Service, hours after he responded to a summon by the secret police.

[Premium Times] Udo Jude Ilo, the Nigeria office director for the Open Society Initiative for West Africa (OSIWA) has been released by the State Security Service, hours after he responded to a summon by the secret police.

Three Men Allegedly Spike Woman’s Drink, Rape Her

[New Zimbabwe] Three Harare man allegedly took turns to rape a woman without using protection in one night after spiking her drink with an unknown drug, the court heard on Thursday.

[New Zimbabwe] Three Harare man allegedly took turns to rape a woman without using protection in one night after spiking her drink with an unknown drug, the court heard on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

No Reforms No Election, Vows Chamisa

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T leader Nelson Chamisa has declared Zimbabwe will not hold an election as expected unless President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government accedes to demands for comprehensive reforms.

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T leader Nelson Chamisa has declared Zimbabwe will not hold an election as expected unless President Emmerson Mnangagwa's government accedes to demands for comprehensive reforms.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Youngest Batswana Cabinet Minister Bogolo J Kenewendo Is Career Goals

[This is Africa] Social media users across the continent are celebrating the appointment of 30 year-old Bogolo Joy Kenewendo as Botswana’s new Investment, Trade and Industry Minister. Kenewendo first joined parliament in 2016 as an MP becoming the coun…

[This is Africa] Social media users across the continent are celebrating the appointment of 30 year-old Bogolo Joy Kenewendo as Botswana's new Investment, Trade and Industry Minister. Kenewendo first joined parliament in 2016 as an MP becoming the country's youngest MP. Kenewendo is a trained trade and economic diplomacy professional. However, her accession to parliament and cabinet at such a young age is not the only reason why she should be everyone's career goals.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Intra-Party Democracy – Leap Forward in Nation’s Democratization

[Ethiopian Herald] The Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia clearly asserts that the form of the government must be Federal and Democratic. And all the political parties should apply the terms of the Constitution as it is the sup…

[Ethiopian Herald] The Constitution of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia clearly asserts that the form of the government must be Federal and Democratic. And all the political parties should apply the terms of the Constitution as it is the supreme law of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Now Uber Takes on Boda Boda Service

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Uber, the US-based mobile app-based taxi service, has taken on SafeBoda with the rollout of a new platform that will connect passengers and local motorcycle riders, popularly known as Boda-Bodas, for a travel.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Uber, the US-based mobile app-based taxi service, has taken on SafeBoda with the rollout of a new platform that will connect passengers and local motorcycle riders, popularly known as Boda-Bodas, for a travel.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Egypt Dispatches Medical Aid to Yemen

[Egypt Online] Egypt on Thursday made preparations to dispatch urgent humanitarian aid supplies to the war-torn Yemen under the directives of President and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces Abdel Fattah El Sisi.

[Egypt Online] Egypt on Thursday made preparations to dispatch urgent humanitarian aid supplies to the war-torn Yemen under the directives of President and Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces Abdel Fattah El Sisi.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Statement On the Presidential Elections in Sierra Leone

[PR Newswire] Brussels -The large and peaceful participation, together with the professionalism of the Sierra Leonean National Electoral Commission, have positively marked the run-off Presidential election on 31st March

[PR Newswire] Brussels -The large and peaceful participation, together with the professionalism of the Sierra Leonean National Electoral Commission, have positively marked the run-off Presidential election on 31st March

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Govt Paying Greater Attention to Education File

[Egypt Online] Prime Minister Sherif Ismail asserted that the government is paying greater attention to the education file and to upgrading educational services to groom new generations of tech-savvy youths who are capable of competing in the labor mar…

[Egypt Online] Prime Minister Sherif Ismail asserted that the government is paying greater attention to the education file and to upgrading educational services to groom new generations of tech-savvy youths who are capable of competing in the labor market.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt