East-West Road of Shame

[Daily Trust] It is over two weeks since the Eleme section of the East-West Road in Rivers State became virtually impassable following the collapse of the bridge at that point. The breakdown has thrown that section into a worst case scenario, with comm…

[Daily Trust] It is over two weeks since the Eleme section of the East-West Road in Rivers State became virtually impassable following the collapse of the bridge at that point. The breakdown has thrown that section into a worst case scenario, with commuters handicapped, accidents featuring fatalities rife. Also significant is the fact that it has left stranded, an economic hub that hosts, perhaps, Nigeria's largest concentration of critical industrial concerns.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lobby Group Challenges Grace Mugabe’s Immunity

[News24Wire] AfriForum has filed a review application in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to set aside the decision by International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to grant diplomatic immunity to Grace Mugabe.

[News24Wire] AfriForum has filed a review application in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to set aside the decision by International Relations and Co-operation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane to grant diplomatic immunity to Grace Mugabe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cop Acquitted Over President Lungu Insult

[Zambia Reports] Lusaka lawyer Keith Mweemba remained true to his legend having successfully recorded another victory in a politically case before the Lusaka Magistrate Court.

[Zambia Reports] Lusaka lawyer Keith Mweemba remained true to his legend having successfully recorded another victory in a politically case before the Lusaka Magistrate Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Firms Retreat From Regional Brick-and-Mortar Ventures

[Financial Gazette] Zimbabwean companies are slowly divesting from the region for a variety of reasons, including tough competition as well as limited availability of foreign currency to adequately capitalise the businesses.

[Financial Gazette] Zimbabwean companies are slowly divesting from the region for a variety of reasons, including tough competition as well as limited availability of foreign currency to adequately capitalise the businesses.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Somalia in Fresh Bid to Stop Illegal Fishing

[East African] Somalia officials want the European Union and its allies to invest more resources in supporting the country’s efforts to stop illegal fishing on its territorial waters.

[East African] Somalia officials want the European Union and its allies to invest more resources in supporting the country's efforts to stop illegal fishing on its territorial waters.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia