Opposition’s Chakwera Hits At Mutharika’s SONA As ‘Copy-and-Paste’ Speech

[Nyasa Times] Leader of Opposition in Parliament Lazarus Chakwera has said President Peter Mutharika’s State of the Nation Address (Sona) at the opening of the Sixth Meeting in the 46th Session of Parliament and the 2017/18 Budget Meeting in Lilongwe o…

[Nyasa Times] Leader of Opposition in Parliament Lazarus Chakwera has said President Peter Mutharika's State of the Nation Address (Sona) at the opening of the Sixth Meeting in the 46th Session of Parliament and the 2017/18 Budget Meeting in Lilongwe on Friday was 'a copy-and-paste' statement which did not address how government will push for radical economic transformation.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Peace Monitors Call for End to Hostilities

[East African] Ceasefire monitors in South Sudan have called upon warring factions to immediately end hostilities as famine and economic hardships continue to ravage the war-torn country.

[East African] Ceasefire monitors in South Sudan have called upon warring factions to immediately end hostilities as famine and economic hardships continue to ravage the war-torn country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Country Produces a Third of World’s Tantalum – Report

[East African] Rwanda is the world’s largest producer of tantalum, accounting for over one-third of the mineral traded on the international market, according to the latest Minerals Commodity Summaries published by the United States Geological Survey.

[East African] Rwanda is the world's largest producer of tantalum, accounting for over one-third of the mineral traded on the international market, according to the latest Minerals Commodity Summaries published by the United States Geological Survey.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Kagame to Meet AU Foreign Ministers Over Reforms Progress

[East African] Rwandan President Paul Kagame will next week meet with foreign ministers from the African Union member countries in Kigali to discuss ways of fast-tracking the implementation of the continental bloc’s reforms.

[East African] Rwandan President Paul Kagame will next week meet with foreign ministers from the African Union member countries in Kigali to discuss ways of fast-tracking the implementation of the continental bloc's reforms.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Rights Lawyer Opiyo Recieves 2017 German Africa Prize

[Deutsche Welle] Ugandan human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo has won the 2017 German Africa Prize. He has been credited for defending civil rights and political freedoms in Uganda. But how did he get there?

[Deutsche Welle] Ugandan human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo has won the 2017 German Africa Prize. He has been credited for defending civil rights and political freedoms in Uganda. But how did he get there?

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda