Police Commissioner on the Ropes Following Inquiry

[Daily Maverick] Opposition parties on Sunday welcomed reports that the commission of inquiry into suspended police commissioner Riah Phiyega’s fitness to hold office had found she should be fired. The net, however, should be cast wider, they said. By …

[Daily Maverick] Opposition parties on Sunday welcomed reports that the commission of inquiry into suspended police commissioner Riah Phiyega's fitness to hold office had found she should be fired. The net, however, should be cast wider, they said. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hailemariam Calls for Looted Heritages Restitution

[Ethiopian Herald] Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn urged the international community to help out in the restitution of Ethiopia’s heritages looted during previous foreign invasions.

[Ethiopian Herald] Prime Minister Hailemariam Dessalegn urged the international community to help out in the restitution of Ethiopia's heritages looted during previous foreign invasions.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethiopia, China Agree to Bolster Health Cooperation

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia and China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in maternal and child health, post graduate program expansion and medical equipment donation.

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia and China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to cooperate in maternal and child health, post graduate program expansion and medical equipment donation.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Boxed in – Can Zuma Do the Shuffle?

[Daily Maverick] Thanks to the reprieve from credit rating agency S&P Global Ratings, this week will not resemble last year’s economic and political turmoil as a result of President Jacob Zuma’s reckless decision to remove Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister. Still, South Africa is not out of the woods. A Cabinet reshuffle has been anticipated for several months, with fears that Zuma will give in to pressure to chop Pravin Gordhan. After the revolt from within the ANC national executive committee (NEC), there has been fu

[Daily Maverick] Thanks to the reprieve from credit rating agency S&P Global Ratings, this week will not resemble last year's economic and political turmoil as a result of President Jacob Zuma's reckless decision to remove Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister. Still, South Africa is not out of the woods. A Cabinet reshuffle has been anticipated for several months, with fears that Zuma will give in to pressure to chop Pravin Gordhan. After the revolt from within the ANC national executive committee (NEC), there has been fu

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sudan Security Seizes 16 Print-Runs in One Week

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -On Friday, officers of Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) confiscated all copies of El Sayha and El Watan daily newspapers from the printing press. This brings the number of print-runs seized this week t…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -On Friday, officers of Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) confiscated all copies of El Sayha and El Watan daily newspapers from the printing press. This brings the number of print-runs seized this week to 16. Participants of the National Dialogue condemned the increased curbing of the press in a statement on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Winter Crops Threatened in Sudan’s El Gezira

[Radio Dabanga] El Gezira -Farmers in El Gezira in central Sudan have renewed their complaints about the scarcity of irrigation water in large parts of the state, which is threatening the winter crops production.

[Radio Dabanga] El Gezira -Farmers in El Gezira in central Sudan have renewed their complaints about the scarcity of irrigation water in large parts of the state, which is threatening the winter crops production.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan