Head of State Votes

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, cast his ballot on Wednesday at Luanda?s polling station 1047, on the premises of the São José de Colony college, municipality of Ingombota.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos, cast his ballot on Wednesday at Luanda?s polling station 1047, on the premises of the São José de Colony college, municipality of Ingombota.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Evicted White Farmers Launch Fresh Bid for Compensation

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean white commercial farmers, who were kicked out of their properties at the height of the southern African country’s chaotic land reforms, have launched a fresh bid for “justice and compensation” amid violent invasions of the few r…

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean white commercial farmers, who were kicked out of their properties at the height of the southern African country's chaotic land reforms, have launched a fresh bid for "justice and compensation" amid violent invasions of the few remaining white-owned farms.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

South Sudan Runs Out of Fuel

[RFI] In South Sudan, gas stations across the country are running out of fuel. Imports have slowed down because roads to east Africa are either blocked or frequently attacked. On top of this, the fuel import business has become difficult with inflation…

[RFI] In South Sudan, gas stations across the country are running out of fuel. Imports have slowed down because roads to east Africa are either blocked or frequently attacked. On top of this, the fuel import business has become difficult with inflation at about 800 percent. As a result, many fuel traders have simply given up importing.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Former Ministers Implicated in Corruption Case

[Lesotho Times] The Directorate on Corruption and Economic Offences (DCEO) yesterday grilled former ministers Lekhetho Rakuoane and Selibe Mochoboroane as part of its probe of the controversial vehicle fleet tender the previous government inked with Bi…

[Lesotho Times] The Directorate on Corruption and Economic Offences (DCEO) yesterday grilled former ministers Lekhetho Rakuoane and Selibe Mochoboroane as part of its probe of the controversial vehicle fleet tender the previous government inked with Bidvest Bank Limited.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

SA Companies Urged to Invest in South Sudan

[SAnews.gov.za] South Africa’s Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has funded the visit of the six-member group as part of the department’s efforts to increase trade and investments between South Africa and South Sudan.

[SAnews.gov.za] South Africa's Department of Trade and Industry (dti) has funded the visit of the six-member group as part of the department's efforts to increase trade and investments between South Africa and South Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Tanzania Women of Achievement Launches Online Platform for Girls, Women in Africa

[CIO] Tanzania Women of Achievement (TWA) has launched Twaa Mentorship, an online portal and mobile app, designed to provide mentorship and learning on the go for girls and women in Africa.

[CIO] Tanzania Women of Achievement (TWA) has launched Twaa Mentorship, an online portal and mobile app, designed to provide mentorship and learning on the go for girls and women in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Somali PM Appoints New Minister for Public Works and Reconstruction

[Shabelle] Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has nominated Eng. Saadiq Abdullahi Abdi as the new Public Works and Reconstruction Minister on Tuesday, August 22.

[Shabelle] Somalia Prime Minister Hassan Ali Khaire has nominated Eng. Saadiq Abdullahi Abdi as the new Public Works and Reconstruction Minister on Tuesday, August 22.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Why Senior Jubilee, Nasa Leaders Graced Inaugurations

[Nation] Three governors — two of them newcomers and female — who beat the greatest odds to win their seats were Tuesday sworn into office in the presence of the leadership of their respective political parties.

[Nation] Three governors -- two of them newcomers and female -- who beat the greatest odds to win their seats were Tuesday sworn into office in the presence of the leadership of their respective political parties.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Movements Signing to Peace Calls On Political Forces, Civil Administration to Participate in Arms Collection

[SNA] Khartoum -The Secretary General of the Liberation and Justice Party , Tajul-Deen Niam has demanded the importance of engagement of all the Sudanese components in the campaign for the collection of arms in Darfur state and Kordufan that have start…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Secretary General of the Liberation and Justice Party , Tajul-Deen Niam has demanded the importance of engagement of all the Sudanese components in the campaign for the collection of arms in Darfur state and Kordufan that have started last week led by Vice President of the Republic, the Chairman of the Higher Committee for Collection of Firearms and Unlicensed Cars.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Chadian PM Visits Amipharma Drugs Factory and Zadna Farms

[SNA] Khartoum -The Chadian Prime Minister, Albert Pahimi Padacké, and the accompanying delegation have visited, Tuesday , the Amipharam Factory for Drugs Manufacturing , in Bahri area (north Khartoum), accompanied by the Vice President of the republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman and the Federal Health Minister, Bahar Iddris Abu-Garda.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Chadian Prime Minister, Albert Pahimi Padacké, and the accompanying delegation have visited, Tuesday , the Amipharam Factory for Drugs Manufacturing , in Bahri area (north Khartoum), accompanied by the Vice President of the republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman and the Federal Health Minister, Bahar Iddris Abu-Garda.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad