Leader Plans Talks With Al-Shabaab, Says U.S. Commander

[East African] Somalia’s president is trying to force Al-Shabaab to negotiate a political settlement with his government, the commander of US forces in Africa said on Tuesday.

[East African] Somalia's president is trying to force Al-Shabaab to negotiate a political settlement with his government, the commander of US forces in Africa said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Court Dismisses Burundi’s Case Against EALA Speaker

[East African] The East African Court of Justice has dismissed the case filed by Burundi seeking the removal of Rwanda’s Martin Ngoga as Speaker of the regional assembly. The EACJ, in its ruling Wednesday, said the petition had been “overtaken by event…

[East African] The East African Court of Justice has dismissed the case filed by Burundi seeking the removal of Rwanda's Martin Ngoga as Speaker of the regional assembly. The EACJ, in its ruling Wednesday, said the petition had been "overtaken by events" as the Speaker of the East African Legislative Assembly had since assumed office.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

NetOne Appoints New CEO

[Financial Gazette] Mobile telecommunications operator, NetOne, has appointed Lazarus Muchenje as its new chief executive officer (CEO) with effect from April 1 2018.

[Financial Gazette] Mobile telecommunications operator, NetOne, has appointed Lazarus Muchenje as its new chief executive officer (CEO) with effect from April 1 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Diezani Cash – EFCC Re-Arraigns Ex-INEC Chiefs Over N264m Bribe

[Leadership] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday re-arraigned two former official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Tijani Bashiru and Christian Nwosu accused of receiving N264 million bribes from a forme…

[Leadership] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday re-arraigned two former official of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) Tijani Bashiru and Christian Nwosu accused of receiving N264 million bribes from a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke to rig the 2015 general elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Everyone Is Scared

[African Arguments] In an unprecedented move, leaders from all sectors of society are speaking out about growing assaults on freedoms and political violence.

[African Arguments] In an unprecedented move, leaders from all sectors of society are speaking out about growing assaults on freedoms and political violence.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

2019 – Buhari Gets Civil Society Nod for Second Term

[Leadership] As activities continue to heat up ahead of the 2019 general elections, the President Muhammadu Buhari’s second term has received another boost as top civil society groups have endorsed the president for second term.

[Leadership] As activities continue to heat up ahead of the 2019 general elections, the President Muhammadu Buhari's second term has received another boost as top civil society groups have endorsed the president for second term.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria