Anti-Slavery Groups Say Face Growing Threat in Mauritania

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Anti-slavery activists in Mauritania are increasingly being arrested and protests banned as the state tightens restrictions on human rights groups, activists and organisations said on Thursday.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Anti-slavery activists in Mauritania are increasingly being arrested and protests banned as the state tightens restrictions on human rights groups, activists and organisations said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania

Uganda Joins Africa’s Big-Debt Club, Central Bank Warns On Default

[East African] Uganda’s national debt has nearly trebled in the last three years to more than 50 per cent of gross domestic product, creating a risk of default risk, since nearly two-thirds of that borrowing is external, the central bank said.

[East African] Uganda's national debt has nearly trebled in the last three years to more than 50 per cent of gross domestic product, creating a risk of default risk, since nearly two-thirds of that borrowing is external, the central bank said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nation Goes to the Polls in Senatorial Elections

[Deutsche Welle] Eight opposition political parties in Cameroon will be competing with the ruling CPDM of president Paul Biya for the 70 elective senate seats in the country’s March 25 senatorial elections.

[Deutsche Welle] Eight opposition political parties in Cameroon will be competing with the ruling CPDM of president Paul Biya for the 70 elective senate seats in the country's March 25 senatorial elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Nation Goes to the Polls in Parliamentary Elections

[Deutsche Welle] Eight opposition political parties in Cameroon will be competing with the ruling CPDM of President Paul Biya for the 70 elective senate seats in the country’s March 25 parliamentary elections.

[Deutsche Welle] Eight opposition political parties in Cameroon will be competing with the ruling CPDM of President Paul Biya for the 70 elective senate seats in the country's March 25 parliamentary elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

‘Captain KGB’ Tshabalala’s Bail Application Postponed

[News24Wire] Former crime intelligence officer Morris “Captain KGB” Tshabalala’s bail application, based on new facts, is expected to be heard next week, after his first bail application failed in January.

[News24Wire] Former crime intelligence officer Morris "Captain KGB" Tshabalala's bail application, based on new facts, is expected to be heard next week, after his first bail application failed in January.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC NEC Meeting – Troubled Provinces Expected to Come Under Scrutiny

[News24Wire] The ANC’s troubled provinces are expected to come under scrutiny when the party’s national executive committee (NEC) holds a three-day meeting, starting on Friday, in Cape Town.

[News24Wire] The ANC's troubled provinces are expected to come under scrutiny when the party's national executive committee (NEC) holds a three-day meeting, starting on Friday, in Cape Town.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Can Mnangagwa Break With the Past?

[Daily Maverick] Can Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa pull off a complete break with the past? At least economic policy terms? With the end of a 37-year reign, the opportunity for change is undeniably there. By SIMON GRAY.

[Daily Maverick] Can Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa pull off a complete break with the past? At least economic policy terms? With the end of a 37-year reign, the opportunity for change is undeniably there. By SIMON GRAY.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Britain Financing New Models of School Bathroom

[AIM] Maputo -Representatives of the Mozambican and British governments met in Maputo on Friday to discuss new models of school bathrooms that will improve access for disabled children and will help girl students and women teachers manage their menstru…

[AIM] Maputo -Representatives of the Mozambican and British governments met in Maputo on Friday to discuss new models of school bathrooms that will improve access for disabled children and will help girl students and women teachers manage their menstrual periods.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique