Nairobi Impress, But Mogadishu Favourites in Africa Cities Cup

[Nation] Nairobi Morans sailed into the semi-final of the inaugural basketball Africa Cities Challenge Cup after beating Kampala Red Stars 59-55 at Nyayo Stadium gymnasium on Tuesday night.

[Nation] Nairobi Morans sailed into the semi-final of the inaugural basketball Africa Cities Challenge Cup after beating Kampala Red Stars 59-55 at Nyayo Stadium gymnasium on Tuesday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Doubts Raised on Electoral Commission Over Tendering

[Nation] The manner in which the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission conducted itself in the period leading to the single-sourcing of ballot papers tender to the Dubai-based Al Ghurair Printing and Publishing company raises serious doubts o…

[Nation] The manner in which the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission conducted itself in the period leading to the single-sourcing of ballot papers tender to the Dubai-based Al Ghurair Printing and Publishing company raises serious doubts on whether there was ever any intention at all for open tendering.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mwanahalima “Dogo” to Start Against Lynch Burg

[Nation] Deadly striker Mwanahalima “Dogo” Adam will on Thursday lead the Harambee Starlets front line as the tackle America’s Division One side FC Lynch Burg in a friendly match at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos.

[Nation] Deadly striker Mwanahalima "Dogo" Adam will on Thursday lead the Harambee Starlets front line as the tackle America's Division One side FC Lynch Burg in a friendly match at the Kenyatta Stadium in Machakos.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rwandan Envoy Presents Credentials in Cambodia

[New Times] Rwanda’s ambassador to Cambodia, Emma Francoise Isumbingabo, on Tuesday, presented her credentials to the Cambodian King, Norodom Sihamoni, to enable her begin her ambassadorial work in the Asian country.

[New Times] Rwanda's ambassador to Cambodia, Emma Francoise Isumbingabo, on Tuesday, presented her credentials to the Cambodian King, Norodom Sihamoni, to enable her begin her ambassadorial work in the Asian country.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

How Equatorial Guinea Turned Corruption Into an Art Form

[HRW] For the past two decades, Equatorial Guinea has been one of Africa’s largest oil producers and on paper, it is a middle-income economy. Yet instead of spending the country’s oil riches on improving life for ordinary Equatorial Guineans, the gover…

[HRW] For the past two decades, Equatorial Guinea has been one of Africa's largest oil producers and on paper, it is a middle-income economy. Yet instead of spending the country's oil riches on improving life for ordinary Equatorial Guineans, the government has squandered its enormous wealth on questionable infrastructure projects - highways to nowhere, empty 5-star hotels - where corruption is rife. A new Human Rights Watch report has found that a combination of gross mismanagement and high-level corruption has

source: AllAfrica News: Equatorial Guinea

Intensifying Repression of Basic Freedoms

[HRW] Beirut -Egyptian authorities in recent weeks have arrested at least 50 peaceful political activists, blocked at least 62 websites, and opened a criminal prosecution against a former presidential candidate, Human Rights Watch said today. The actio…

[HRW] Beirut -Egyptian authorities in recent weeks have arrested at least 50 peaceful political activists, blocked at least 62 websites, and opened a criminal prosecution against a former presidential candidate, Human Rights Watch said today. The actions are further closing any remaining space for free expression.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Budget 2017-2018 – International Trade to Boost Up Growth

[Government of Mauritius] The Budget 2017-2018 lays emphasis on the role of embassies and consulates to boost up growth. They will be called upon to channel more of their resources to export and investment-driven diplomacy in strategic markets, while f…

[Government of Mauritius] The Budget 2017-2018 lays emphasis on the role of embassies and consulates to boost up growth. They will be called upon to channel more of their resources to export and investment-driven diplomacy in strategic markets, while focusing on consolidating diplomatic footprint in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Sailing – Angola Vying to Keep African Title

[ANGOP] Luanda -The technical co-ordinator of the Angolan Optmist National Team, Rui Albuquerque, last Wednesday in Luanda pointed out the re-conquest of the continental title as a goal to achieve at the African sailing championship, set to happen from…

[ANGOP] Luanda -The technical co-ordinator of the Angolan Optmist National Team, Rui Albuquerque, last Wednesday in Luanda pointed out the re-conquest of the continental title as a goal to achieve at the African sailing championship, set to happen from 29 June to 6 July in Alexandria, Egypt.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Slow Progress With Legal Attack On Ocean Mining

[Namibian] A CASE in which three Namibian fishing industry associations are challenging the granting of a mining licence to a company planning to mine seabed phosphate off Namibia’s coast was again postponed in the Windhoek High Court this week.

[Namibian] A CASE in which three Namibian fishing industry associations are challenging the granting of a mining licence to a company planning to mine seabed phosphate off Namibia's coast was again postponed in the Windhoek High Court this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia