Minister Mpofu Demanded U.S.$10 Million Bribe, Says Businessman

[New Zimbabwe] Harare businessman Lovemore Kurotwi says he is pinning his poses on the new government to recover over $10m in cash, diamonds and mining equipment seized by home affairs minister Obert Mpofu.

[New Zimbabwe] Harare businessman Lovemore Kurotwi says he is pinning his poses on the new government to recover over $10m in cash, diamonds and mining equipment seized by home affairs minister Obert Mpofu.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

“Do Not Ignore Africa” – President Akufo-Addo Appeals to U.S. Governors

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has urged Governors of the United States of America not to ignore Africa, stating his belief that “this can be Africa’s century”.

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has urged Governors of the United States of America not to ignore Africa, stating his belief that "this can be Africa's century".

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

“Immense Opportunities Exist for American Capital, Technology & Enterprises in Ghana” – President Akufo-Addo

[Ghana Presidency] “There is a lot of opportunity for American capital, technology and enterprise in Ghana, and, indeed, in Africa, and we welcome companies from all your states to participate in the exceptional opportunities that exist in our country …

[Ghana Presidency] "There is a lot of opportunity for American capital, technology and enterprise in Ghana, and, indeed, in Africa, and we welcome companies from all your states to participate in the exceptional opportunities that exist in our country and on the continent."

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

“We Are Buidling a Resilient Economy in Ghana” – President Akufo-Addo

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the work being undertaken by his government, over the course of his first year in office, is leading to the building of a resilient and robust economy, which will take …

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, says the work being undertaken by his government, over the course of his first year in office, is leading to the building of a resilient and robust economy, which will take Ghana to a situation beyond aid.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

My Encounter With Morgan Tsvangirai

[Premium Times] In journalism, as in real life, the anticipated or the inevitable seldom make big headlines. But the unexpected, like someone once wrote, often does. So it was when I left Lagos on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, on a week tour of the South E…

[Premium Times] In journalism, as in real life, the anticipated or the inevitable seldom make big headlines. But the unexpected, like someone once wrote, often does. So it was when I left Lagos on Tuesday, October 2, 2012, on a week tour of the South East, specifically Anambra and Imo States. My main objective was to interview former Nigeria's Vice President, Dr. Alex Ekwueme, who was then preparing for his 80th birthday celebration; his younger brother and traditional ruler of Oko in Anambra State, His Royal Majesty, Pro

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Environment Adopts Policies to Improve Sanitation

[ANGOP] Ndalatando -Environment Ministry will soon take joint action with the government of the northern Cuanza-Norte province to strengthen actions to improve basic sanitation and environmental preservation.

[ANGOP] Ndalatando -Environment Ministry will soon take joint action with the government of the northern Cuanza-Norte province to strengthen actions to improve basic sanitation and environmental preservation.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Arrisol in Landslide Win for Vacated National Assembly Seat in Seychelles

[Seychelles News Agency] Philip Arrisol has been elected to the Seychelles’ National Assembly for the western Mahe district of Anse Boileau by an overwhelming margin.

[Seychelles News Agency] Philip Arrisol has been elected to the Seychelles' National Assembly for the western Mahe district of Anse Boileau by an overwhelming margin.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

SAPS/Sita Capture – Supplier Threatened to Cripple SAPS It Infrastructure Over R11 Million Invoice

[Daily Maverick] Keith Keating’s Forensic Data Analysts (FDA), a supply company that features in a R5.1 billion investigation into irregular SAPS tenders procured through the State Information and Technology Agency, threatened to suspend services to SA…

[Daily Maverick] Keith Keating's Forensic Data Analysts (FDA), a supply company that features in a R5.1 billion investigation into irregular SAPS tenders procured through the State Information and Technology Agency, threatened to suspend services to SAPS. This would not only have compromised SAPS' IT infrastructure but the country's criminal justice system itself. Apart from the threat by Keating's lawyers, the ongoing mystery is also who exactly owns the high-end forensic equipment sold to SAPS as well as IT infrastructur

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Judo Dusseldorf Grand Slam – Tunisian Nihel Cheikhrouhou Wins Silver Medal

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunisian Nihel Cheikhrouhou, on Sunday, won the silver medal at the Judo Dusseldorf Grand Slam (78 kg) held from February 23 to 25.

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunisian Nihel Cheikhrouhou, on Sunday, won the silver medal at the Judo Dusseldorf Grand Slam (78 kg) held from February 23 to 25.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia