Govt Says It Is Ready to Host 2017 COMESA Summit

[Iwacu] The secretary general of Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has recently sent a letter to the Burundian Minister of Trade and Industry stating that Burundi will not host the 20thsummit of COMESA. However, the concerned minis…

[Iwacu] The secretary general of Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) has recently sent a letter to the Burundian Minister of Trade and Industry stating that Burundi will not host the 20thsummit of COMESA. However, the concerned minister says the reasons provided in the letter are unfounded and adds that they are going on with preparations to host the summit.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

2017 Election – Diasporans Eager to Vote

[New Times] Excitement is high in the Rwandan community abroad as members cast their votes today, a day before citizens in the country also make their choice on who should lead the country for the next seven years.

[New Times] Excitement is high in the Rwandan community abroad as members cast their votes today, a day before citizens in the country also make their choice on who should lead the country for the next seven years.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Eagles Won’t Qualify for Russia 2018 World Cup – Prophet Aika

[Guardian] Benin City -As the Super Eagles prepares for the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Cameroon, a sport enthusiast and clergy, Prophet Tommy Aika has expressed fears that Nigeria may not qualify for the fiesta if his spiritual messages were not …

[Guardian] Benin City -As the Super Eagles prepares for the 2018 World Cup qualifier against Cameroon, a sport enthusiast and clergy, Prophet Tommy Aika has expressed fears that Nigeria may not qualify for the fiesta if his spiritual messages were not reckoned with.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Plans to Commence Exploration On Bonga Oil Field Project

[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Government has commenced consultations with stakeholders in the oil and gas sector, aimed at re-activating Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCO), the Bonga oilfield.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Federal Government has commenced consultations with stakeholders in the oil and gas sector, aimed at re-activating Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company Limited (SNEPCO), the Bonga oilfield.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Biggest Clean-Up Campaign for Harare’s CBD Planned

[The Herald] Health advisor in the Office of the President and Cabinet Dr Timothy Stamps together with Zim Afro will be hosting a clean-up campaign in Harare’s central business district today. The move is targeted at bringing sanity in the city. In an …

[The Herald] Health advisor in the Office of the President and Cabinet Dr Timothy Stamps together with Zim Afro will be hosting a clean-up campaign in Harare's central business district today. The move is targeted at bringing sanity in the city. In an interview yesterday, Zim Afro director Mr Shepherd Chakanza said the campaign would be launched today and various stakeholders are expected to attend.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Opposition Fears Bloody Election Campaign As Police, Army Fight

[New Zimbabwe] The clashes between soldiers and the police witnessed in Harare Tuesday portend bigger problems ahead, the opposition has said, warning the country faces a bloody 2018 ballot.

[New Zimbabwe] The clashes between soldiers and the police witnessed in Harare Tuesday portend bigger problems ahead, the opposition has said, warning the country faces a bloody 2018 ballot.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Lobby Group Leader Barred from Media Event in Cape Town

[News24Wire] Black First Land First (BLF) members attempted to enter a Daily Maverick event hosted at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on Thursday, but were stopped by security.

[News24Wire] Black First Land First (BLF) members attempted to enter a Daily Maverick event hosted at the Cape Town International Convention Centre on Thursday, but were stopped by security.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Joyce Banda Claims Innocence in Cashgate

[Nyasa Times] Former Malawian president, Joyce Banda, says she is ready to return to the country to clear her name in a corruption scandal known as “Cashgate” that occurred during her tenure.

[Nyasa Times] Former Malawian president, Joyce Banda, says she is ready to return to the country to clear her name in a corruption scandal known as "Cashgate" that occurred during her tenure.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi