Supreme Court Postpones Election Petition Decision

[Deutsche Welle] A judge in Gambia said on Tuesday that a decision on President Jammeh’s challenge to the poll results will not be heard until Monday next week, just days before President-elect Adama Barrow’s expected inauguration.

[Deutsche Welle] A judge in Gambia said on Tuesday that a decision on President Jammeh's challenge to the poll results will not be heard until Monday next week, just days before President-elect Adama Barrow's expected inauguration.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

South Africa Can’t Compete Globally Without Fixing Its Attitude to Maths

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa is not producing enough school leavers who are competent in maths and science. This is a fact borne out by international assessments such as the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMMS) and th…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa is not producing enough school leavers who are competent in maths and science. This is a fact borne out by international assessments such as the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMMS) and the World Economic Forum's Global Competitiveness Report. These show that South Africa is not making much headway when it comes to maths and science.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Ready for Business, Kagame Tells Indian Investors

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has emphasised Rwanda’s readiness to discuss and engage in business with investors from all across the world as the country seeks to be a business hub.

[New Times] President Paul Kagame has emphasised Rwanda's readiness to discuss and engage in business with investors from all across the world as the country seeks to be a business hub.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Museveni Reshuffles Army Chiefs, Promotes Son

[East African] Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has announced significant changes in the top army command on Tuesday that has seen his son, Maj Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba, head of the elite Special Forces Command, move to a presidential advisory role.

[East African] Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has announced significant changes in the top army command on Tuesday that has seen his son, Maj Gen Muhoozi Kainerugaba, head of the elite Special Forces Command, move to a presidential advisory role.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Economic Prospects for 2017 – Ten Countries to Watch

[Atlantic Council] The continued failure of commodity prices to recover significantly and the global slowdown of economic growth, especially in China and other emerging markets, made 2016 a tumultuous year for many African economies, indeed, “the worst year for average economic growth” in the region in over twenty years, according to a report from Ernst & Young.

[Atlantic Council] The continued failure of commodity prices to recover significantly and the global slowdown of economic growth, especially in China and other emerging markets, made 2016 a tumultuous year for many African economies, indeed, "the worst year for average economic growth" in the region in over twenty years, according to a report from Ernst & Young.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Sports Disputes Tribunal Dismisses KPL Petition on 18-Team League

[Nation] The Sports Disputes Tribunal on Tuesday dismissed a petition by the Kenyan Premier League seeking to stop Football Kenya Federation from expanding the top tier league to 18 teams.

[Nation] The Sports Disputes Tribunal on Tuesday dismissed a petition by the Kenyan Premier League seeking to stop Football Kenya Federation from expanding the top tier league to 18 teams.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Banks in Africa Still Have Liquidity and Risk Gaps – Moody’s

[News24Wire] Although banks in Africa have done a lot to improve regulation and supervision that have strengthened their financial stability, progress has not been uniform and serious gaps remain, said Moody’s Investor Services in a report on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Although banks in Africa have done a lot to improve regulation and supervision that have strengthened their financial stability, progress has not been uniform and serious gaps remain, said Moody's Investor Services in a report on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Injera Listed for SOYA Sportsman of the Year

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Record breaking try scorer Collins Injera is among the nominees in the Sportsman of the Year category for the 2016 Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Award (SOYA) that will be held January 20 at Nairobi’s Carnivore Grounds.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Record breaking try scorer Collins Injera is among the nominees in the Sportsman of the Year category for the 2016 Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Award (SOYA) that will be held January 20 at Nairobi's Carnivore Grounds.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya