Opinions Differ on EU Deal with Libya to Curb Migration

[VOA] The European Union is touting a plan it says will help Libya curb the number of migrants leaving its shores, but some advocates believe the plan does little more than trap African and Middle Eastern migrants in a war zone.

[VOA] The European Union is touting a plan it says will help Libya curb the number of migrants leaving its shores, but some advocates believe the plan does little more than trap African and Middle Eastern migrants in a war zone.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Agriculture Minister Chaponda Refuses to Resign

[Nyasa Times] Embattled Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water development, George Chaponda on Monday came out fighting by scoffing at calls for his resignation after being faulted for his involvement with TransGlobe Limited in the maize purchas…

[Nyasa Times] Embattled Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water development, George Chaponda on Monday came out fighting by scoffing at calls for his resignation after being faulted for his involvement with TransGlobe Limited in the maize purchase from Zambia, which the inquiry found it smacked corruption.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Chaponda’s Tribalism Remarks Condemned As Desperate Attempt to Create Collateral Damage

[Nyasa Times] Disgruntled Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water development George Chaponda has been criticised for his ethnocentric and tribalism comments over the maizegate scandal.

[Nyasa Times] Disgruntled Minister of Agriculture, Irrigation and Water development George Chaponda has been criticised for his ethnocentric and tribalism comments over the maizegate scandal.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Alleged Strangler Denies Rape, Murder Charges

[Namibian] A MAN facing a string of charges related to the alleged rape of three women at Walvis Bay, and the murder of one of the women, denied guilt on all counts in the Windhoek High Court yesterday.

[Namibian] A MAN facing a string of charges related to the alleged rape of three women at Walvis Bay, and the murder of one of the women, denied guilt on all counts in the Windhoek High Court yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Opposition Calls for Transparent Electoral Process

[Nyasa Times] United Democratic Front (UDF) is calling on the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) to tread carefully on its preparation for the 2019 general elections, saying it should be decisive and transparent on the electoral process.

[Nyasa Times] United Democratic Front (UDF) is calling on the Malawi Electoral Commission (MEC) to tread carefully on its preparation for the 2019 general elections, saying it should be decisive and transparent on the electoral process.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

‘Hichilema Is a Political Disaster’

[Zambia Reports] Hakainde Hichilema is the biggest political disaster Zambia has ever had and it is unfortunate that he has allowed to abuse the courts of law and disparage the judicial system in the country, Justice Minister Given Lubinda has charged.

[Zambia Reports] Hakainde Hichilema is the biggest political disaster Zambia has ever had and it is unfortunate that he has allowed to abuse the courts of law and disparage the judicial system in the country, Justice Minister Given Lubinda has charged.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Nigerians Should Be Ready to See Buhari Soon – Presidency

[Premium Times] A presidential aide, Garba Shehu, has asked Nigerians to be ready to see President Muhammadu Buhari return from his medical vacation in London to the country anytime soon.

[Premium Times] A presidential aide, Garba Shehu, has asked Nigerians to be ready to see President Muhammadu Buhari return from his medical vacation in London to the country anytime soon.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why Is Finance Minister Kamara So Lenient With Togba and Sorbor?

[Observer] Finance Minister Boima Kamara must have had very accurate and conclusive evidence that two of the Ministry’s senior officials, Emmanuel Togba and Herbert Sobor, “stole US$82,000 from the Integrated Financial Management Information System (IF…

[Observer] Finance Minister Boima Kamara must have had very accurate and conclusive evidence that two of the Ministry's senior officials, Emmanuel Togba and Herbert Sobor, "stole US$82,000 from the Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS) and converted it to their personal use."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘President Work Hard Oh!’

[Observer] As a young, physically attractive and energetic Ellen Johnson Sirleaf who gained national and international recognition in the 1970s and 1980s for agitating against past Presidents, at times leading protests, she did not have a clue about wh…

[Observer] As a young, physically attractive and energetic Ellen Johnson Sirleaf who gained national and international recognition in the 1970s and 1980s for agitating against past Presidents, at times leading protests, she did not have a clue about what being a president entailed-- not until she took over the mantle of authority in 2006 and again in 2012.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia