Morocco Prepares to Make Its Mark On Security in Africa

[ISS] In the entrance hall of the African Union (AU) headquarters in Addis Ababa, a huge portrait of King Mohammed VI of Morocco was strategically placed to greet delegates attending the AU summit in January. Photographs illustrating Morocco’s contribu…

[ISS] In the entrance hall of the African Union (AU) headquarters in Addis Ababa, a huge portrait of King Mohammed VI of Morocco was strategically placed to greet delegates attending the AU summit in January. Photographs illustrating Morocco's contribution to peacekeeping in Africa, dating back to the 1960s, as well as its numerous humanitarian missions on the continent, completed the exhibition.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Bid to Create Ruler PM, Weak President

[Nation] Exactly seven-and-a-half years after the Constitution was promulgated, a former journalist-turned-politician yesterday became the first to test the will of Members of Parliament to alter the supreme law of the land.

[Nation] Exactly seven-and-a-half years after the Constitution was promulgated, a former journalist-turned-politician yesterday became the first to test the will of Members of Parliament to alter the supreme law of the land.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘It’s Cold Outside Zifa’

[The Herald] Former ZIFA treasurer Fabian Vanganayi says he once took $21 090 in cash from the association’s funds on a night trip to the University of Zimbabwe where he was studying, in a graphic revelation of the shocking culture of how funds were be…

[The Herald] Former ZIFA treasurer Fabian Vanganayi says he once took $21 090 in cash from the association's funds on a night trip to the University of Zimbabwe where he was studying, in a graphic revelation of the shocking culture of how funds were being handled at the country's football governing body which had slipped into bankruptcy.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Promotes 20 Senior Army Officers

[The Herald] Zimbabwe National Army senior officers have been urged to always be on high alert and to analyse situations in order to make timeous decisions to defend the country.

[The Herald] Zimbabwe National Army senior officers have been urged to always be on high alert and to analyse situations in order to make timeous decisions to defend the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Football Body Sets Up Referees Review Panel

[The Herald] The ZIFA Referees Committee have set up a panel to review the performance of match officials every fortnight as a way of increasing the performance of officials ahead of the upcoming 2018 Premiership season.

[The Herald] The ZIFA Referees Committee have set up a panel to review the performance of match officials every fortnight as a way of increasing the performance of officials ahead of the upcoming 2018 Premiership season.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

KDF, SNA Kill 23 Al-Shabaab Militants Near Kenyan Border in Clash

[Shabelle] A combined joint task force of the Somali National Army (SNA) and Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) AMISOM contingent killed 23 members of Al-Shabaab terror group in Fahfahdun town situated in the South West prefecture of Gedo Province of Somalia.

[Shabelle] A combined joint task force of the Somali National Army (SNA) and Kenya Defense Forces (KDF) AMISOM contingent killed 23 members of Al-Shabaab terror group in Fahfahdun town situated in the South West prefecture of Gedo Province of Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S. Says Two Al-Shabaab Killed in Latest Somalia Airstrike

[Shabelle] The U.S. military says it has killed two extremists and wounded another in an airstrike against al-Shabab fighters in Somalia. A statement from U.S. Africa Command on Tuesday said the airstrike was carried out Monday near Jilib in Middle Jub…

[Shabelle] The U.S. military says it has killed two extremists and wounded another in an airstrike against al-Shabab fighters in Somalia. A statement from U.S. Africa Command on Tuesday said the airstrike was carried out Monday near Jilib in Middle Juba region.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Civil Engineering Graduate Tinashe Chipako Wins Award for Recycled Urine Project

[This is Africa] University of Cape Town Civil engineering graduate Tinashe Chipako won an award for his recycled urine project that could lead to less flushing and more water conservation. The project investigated the feasibility of implementing water…

[This is Africa] University of Cape Town Civil engineering graduate Tinashe Chipako won an award for his recycled urine project that could lead to less flushing and more water conservation. The project investigated the feasibility of implementing waterless urinals on UCT's upper campus, and also revealed that tons of fertiliser could be made from urine collected on campus.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Botswana Calls for Kabila to Relinquish Power

[This is Africa] The government of Botswana has called out Joseph Kabila for delaying elections urging the Democratic Republic of Congo’s leadership to relinquish power. Botswana has also urged the International community to put more pressure on the le…

[This is Africa] The government of Botswana has called out Joseph Kabila for delaying elections urging the Democratic Republic of Congo's leadership to relinquish power. Botswana has also urged the International community to put more pressure on the leadership in the DRC to relinquish power and pave way for the ushering in of a new political dispensation.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Ecocash Savings Club Scoops Global Award

[CAJ News] Harare -ECO-CASH Savings Club, the offering by Econet Wireless Zimbabwe and Mahindra Comviva, has received a global award for empowering women in the developing world.

[CAJ News] Harare -ECO-CASH Savings Club, the offering by Econet Wireless Zimbabwe and Mahindra Comviva, has received a global award for empowering women in the developing world.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe