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

Makerere Vice Chancellor Campaign – What Each Candidate Is Saying

[Monitor] The search for the next Makerere University vice chancellor has kick started with public presentation by three candidates shortlisted by the search committee.

[Monitor] The search for the next Makerere University vice chancellor has kick started with public presentation by three candidates shortlisted by the search committee.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kgosi Sekai Is Now a Free Man

[The Patriot] Bakgatla-ba-Kgafela deputy chief, Kgosi Bana Sekai Linchwe, heaved a sigh of relieve on Tuesday when Gaborone Regional Magistrate court set him free by dismissing criminal proceedings pursued by government against him since 2014.

[The Patriot] Bakgatla-ba-Kgafela deputy chief, Kgosi Bana Sekai Linchwe, heaved a sigh of relieve on Tuesday when Gaborone Regional Magistrate court set him free by dismissing criminal proceedings pursued by government against him since 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana