Why Mineral Wealth Not a Blessing for Africa

[Citizen] Tanzania is one of the most abundantly endowed with natural resources just like most of other African countries, but is still ranked high amongst the 25 poorest countries in the world. Private investment in mineral sector in Tanzania is in pl…

[Citizen] Tanzania is one of the most abundantly endowed with natural resources just like most of other African countries, but is still ranked high amongst the 25 poorest countries in the world. Private investment in mineral sector in Tanzania is in place for almost 20 years since the country opened its doors for foreign direct investment (FDI) but has not reduced poverty; since more than 12 million Tanzanians are living under one US dollar.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Sudan, Chad and the UNHCR Signed a Tripartite Agreement

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan, Chad and the United Nations Refugee Agency UNHCR signed a tripartite agreement regulating the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of refugees from chad to the Sudan and from Sudan to Chad.

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan, Chad and the United Nations Refugee Agency UNHCR signed a tripartite agreement regulating the repatriation of hundreds of thousands of refugees from chad to the Sudan and from Sudan to Chad.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Former African Court President Now Ghana Chief Justice

[Citizen] Arusha -The former President of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) Justice Sophia A.B. Akuffo has been nominated for the Chief Justice of Ghana.

[Citizen] Arusha -The former President of the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights (AfCHPR) Justice Sophia A.B. Akuffo has been nominated for the Chief Justice of Ghana.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

#GuptaLeaks – the ‘Gift’ That Keeps On Giving

[Daily Maverick] The Guptas dished out personal and political largesse to the sons of Free State Premier Ace Magashule. In turn, one son opened doors to Magashule’s office, where staff appeared to do the Guptas’ bidding. In much the same way that Duduz…

[Daily Maverick] The Guptas dished out personal and political largesse to the sons of Free State Premier Ace Magashule. In turn, one son opened doors to Magashule's office, where staff appeared to do the Guptas' bidding. In much the same way that Duduzane Zuma was apparently groomed, the #GuptaLeaks suggest that Magashule's sons were similarly primed to become Gupta intermediaries. By AMABHUNGANE and SCORPIO.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

#GuptaLeaks – How Guptas Went Behind Government’s Back On Dalai Lama

[Daily Maverick] While the leaked tranche of Gupta e-mails reveal the government and the Guptas to have maintained very close channels of communication over recent years, they did not share everything. It may have displeased the Guptas’ pals in high pl…

[Daily Maverick] While the leaked tranche of Gupta e-mails reveal the government and the Guptas to have maintained very close channels of communication over recent years, they did not share everything. It may have displeased the Guptas' pals in high places, for instance, to learn that the family was hoping to persuade the Dalai Lama to attend an ANN7 event in 2014 as an honoured guest. By SCORPIO and AMABHUNGANE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

#GuptaLeaks – Duduzane Zuma’s UAE Residency Confirmed

[Daily Maverick] On October 10, 2015 Duduzane Zuma, President Jacob Zuma’s son was given residency of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, a few months before the Gupta family had penned two letters to the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, General Sheikh Mohamm…

[Daily Maverick] On October 10, 2015 Duduzane Zuma, President Jacob Zuma's son was given residency of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates, a few months before the Gupta family had penned two letters to the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, General Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan and Vice President and Prime Minister, Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Moktoum, stating Zuma and his family intended to make the UAE a second home. By AMABHUNGANE and SCORPIO.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa