Senate Votes Against EU Resolution

[Iwacu] Burundi senate has held a plenary session this 1 August during which it analyzed and voted against the content of the EU resolution adopted by the EU parliament on the current Burundi situation on 6 July.

[Iwacu] Burundi senate has held a plenary session this 1 August during which it analyzed and voted against the content of the EU resolution adopted by the EU parliament on the current Burundi situation on 6 July.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Energy Ministry to Decrease Power Cut By Increasing Electricity Price

[Iwacu] This Monday 31 July, the Minister of Energy and Mining, Côme Manirakiza, presented an assessment of the ministry’s achievements for the first semester of the on-going year. He has promised that electricity will be available soon but says prices will have to increase.

[Iwacu] This Monday 31 July, the Minister of Energy and Mining, Côme Manirakiza, presented an assessment of the ministry's achievements for the first semester of the on-going year. He has promised that electricity will be available soon but says prices will have to increase.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Govt Should Probe Bakassi Killings

[Vanguard] News that no fewer than 97 Nigerian fishermen were killed in the Bakassi Peninsula by suspected Cameroon gendarmes outraged many Nigerians, more so as such sad events had been taking place even before the area was ceded to Cameroon following…

[Vanguard] News that no fewer than 97 Nigerian fishermen were killed in the Bakassi Peninsula by suspected Cameroon gendarmes outraged many Nigerians, more so as such sad events had been taking place even before the area was ceded to Cameroon following a World Court ruling in its favour. Giving credibility to the report, the UN Office for West Africa and the Sahel, UNOWAS, issued a statement regretting the killings.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Bananas Used in Attempted Smuggling of R600 Into Mpumalanga Prison

[News24Wire] Three men were arrested after they allegedly tried to smuggle R600 into the Barberton Maximum Correctional Centre using bananas, the Department of Correctional Services said on Monday.

[News24Wire] Three men were arrested after they allegedly tried to smuggle R600 into the Barberton Maximum Correctional Centre using bananas, the Department of Correctional Services said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

FIFA Names Referees for Super Eagles/Indomitable Lions Clash

[Vanguard] World football-ruling body, FIFA, has released appointments of officials for the Matchdays 3 and 4 of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying race (Africa series), with Egyptian top official Gehad Grisha and respected Gambian Papa Gassama to take…

[Vanguard] World football-ruling body, FIFA, has released appointments of officials for the Matchdays 3 and 4 of the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifying race (Africa series), with Egyptian top official Gehad Grisha and respected Gambian Papa Gassama to take charge of the two potentially-explosive encounters between Nigeria's Super Eagles and the Indomitable Lions of Cameroon.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon