Swazi King’s Birthday Excesses

[Swazi Media] People in Swaziland are to be encouraged to give King Mswati III, the kingdom’s absolute monarch, gifts to mark his 50th birthday – but only after his party is over and dignities have gone home.

[Swazi Media] People in Swaziland are to be encouraged to give King Mswati III, the kingdom's absolute monarch, gifts to mark his 50th birthday - but only after his party is over and dignities have gone home.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela – Soweto Opens Its Heart to Remember a Beloved Neighbour

[Daily Maverick] Hundreds of people – from political leaders to teenagers – have converged on the Orlando West, Soweto home of the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela since Monday evening, all with the same purpose, to pay their respects and celebrate the life of the “Mother of the Nation”. By PUSELETSO NTHATE & ORATENG LEPODISE.

[Daily Maverick] Hundreds of people - from political leaders to teenagers - have converged on the Orlando West, Soweto home of the late Winnie Madikizela-Mandela since Monday evening, all with the same purpose, to pay their respects and celebrate the life of the "Mother of the Nation". By PUSELETSO NTHATE & ORATENG LEPODISE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

PSP Announces New Cabinet

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Permanent Secretary to the President, Mr Carter Morupisi, has announced appointments of Cabinet by President Mokgweetsi Masisi as follows:

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Permanent Secretary to the President, Mr Carter Morupisi, has announced appointments of Cabinet by President Mokgweetsi Masisi as follows:

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

“The jury is still out on the broader issue of the exercise of presidential powers.”

[L’Express] This week, we speak to constitutional expert Milan Meetarbhan for a post mortem on the resignation of the president and the can of worms that seems to have unleashed.

[L'Express] This week, we speak to constitutional expert Milan Meetarbhan for a post mortem on the resignation of the president and the can of worms that seems to have unleashed.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

FM Meets Director General of International Centre of European Training

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Minister of Foreign Affairs Khemaies Jhinaoui met Thursday in Tunis with Director General of the International Centre of European Training (CIFE) Matthias Waechter.

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Minister of Foreign Affairs Khemaies Jhinaoui met Thursday in Tunis with Director General of the International Centre of European Training (CIFE) Matthias Waechter.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Theatre Review – West Side Story – Sensational the Second Time Around

[Daily Maverick] In this mad and fast-moving world appetites change constantly, attention spans narrow and it is easy to dismiss things as old or tired. That said, this fabulous pairing of a sensational Maria and a reliable and gorgeous Tony in a grand…

[Daily Maverick] In this mad and fast-moving world appetites change constantly, attention spans narrow and it is easy to dismiss things as old or tired. That said, this fabulous pairing of a sensational Maria and a reliable and gorgeous Tony in a grand-scale production of West Side Story is anything but. By SIOBHAN CASSIDY.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Contingency Plans in Place, SAPS Claims After Threat Against IT System

[Daily Maverick] SAPS and SITA confirmed on Thursday that sole supplier Forensic Data Analysts had in fact shut down “certain” IT systems after threatening to do so by midnight on Wednesday if outstanding invoices were not paid. Meanwhile, Parliament’s…

[Daily Maverick] SAPS and SITA confirmed on Thursday that sole supplier Forensic Data Analysts had in fact shut down "certain" IT systems after threatening to do so by midnight on Wednesday if outstanding invoices were not paid. Meanwhile, Parliament's police portfolio committee has lambasted the quality of management of procurement in SAPS. By MARIANNE THAMM.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Institute Sets Up Health Data Management Center

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) has established a National Data Management Center for Health dedicated to the collection and generation of evidences that serve policy makers.

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Public Health Institute (EPHI) has established a National Data Management Center for Health dedicated to the collection and generation of evidences that serve policy makers.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Kigoma Port Expansion Tender Appeals

[Daily News] BARELY a month after the government re-advertised the tender for upgrading of Kigoma Port as a port of destination (CIF Kigoma), 21 companies have already expressed interest, Parliament was told yesterday.

[Daily News] BARELY a month after the government re-advertised the tender for upgrading of Kigoma Port as a port of destination (CIF Kigoma), 21 companies have already expressed interest, Parliament was told yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania