U.S.$2 Bribe Lands Cop in the Dock

[The Herald] Court Reporter A Harare traffic cop has appeared in court for allegedly demanding and receiving $2 bribe from a commuter omnibus driver along Willowvale Road on Saturday last week.

[The Herald] Court Reporter A Harare traffic cop has appeared in court for allegedly demanding and receiving $2 bribe from a commuter omnibus driver along Willowvale Road on Saturday last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cameroon Implodes After Imposition of French

[CAJ News] Yaounde -THE African Union has been petitioned to intervene and address the deteriorating relations between English-speaking Cameroon regions and the government. This comes in the wake of tensions after government imposed the use of French i…

[CAJ News] Yaounde -THE African Union has been petitioned to intervene and address the deteriorating relations between English-speaking Cameroon regions and the government. This comes in the wake of tensions after government imposed the use of French in schools and courts of Northwest and Southwest, which are largely populated by Cameroonians using English as the second language. The banning activities of the Cameroon Anglophone Civil Society Consortium (CACSC) and the arrest of leaders of the group for leading protests again

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Nex-Gen Mastercard Biometric Card On Trial

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -SOUTH Africa is the first market to test the next generation biometric card combining chip technology with fingerprints to conveniently and safely verify cardholders’ identity for in-store purchases. Mastercard, the technology …

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -SOUTH Africa is the first market to test the next generation biometric card combining chip technology with fingerprints to conveniently and safely verify cardholders' identity for in-store purchases. Mastercard, the technology company in the global payments industry, has unveiled the technology, with two separate trials recently concluded with Pick n Pay, a leading supermarket retailer, and Absa Bank, a subsidiary of Barclays Africa. The new card builds on fingerprint scanning technology used for mobile pa

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Finance Minister – Sudan Works to Build Balanced Relations With Countries of the World

[SNA] Washington -The Minister for Finance and National Economy, Badr Eddin Mahmoud, has stressed that Sudan has been working earnestly to build balanced relations with all countries of the world based on cooperating and exchange of benefits and observ…

[SNA] Washington -The Minister for Finance and National Economy, Badr Eddin Mahmoud, has stressed that Sudan has been working earnestly to build balanced relations with all countries of the world based on cooperating and exchange of benefits and observation of common interests.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Mogoeng – Fake Democracy v Judicial Independence

[Daily Maverick] It’s “fake democracy” when the judiciary is considered merely incidental to the state, but judges must do their bit to uphold judicial independence and not corrupt facts and truth. That was Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng’s blunt opening…

[Daily Maverick] It's "fake democracy" when the judiciary is considered merely incidental to the state, but judges must do their bit to uphold judicial independence and not corrupt facts and truth. That was Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng's blunt opening message to the fourth Congress of the Conference of Constitutional Jurisdictions of Africa (CCJA) in Cape Town this week. It's a complicated dynamic. "Our independence requires we be alive that there's a possibility of it being corrupted by foreign interests, by warlords and

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Jailed Journalist Nega Named IPI Press Freedom Hero

[IPI] Ethiopian journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega, who has been imprisoned since 2011 after criticising his country’s abuse of anti-terror laws to silence the press, has been named the International Press Institute (IPI)’s 69th World Press Freedom H…

[IPI] Ethiopian journalist and blogger Eskinder Nega, who has been imprisoned since 2011 after criticising his country's abuse of anti-terror laws to silence the press, has been named the International Press Institute (IPI)'s 69th World Press Freedom Hero.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

APR Short of Strikers, Says Coach Mulisa

[New Times] APR head coach Jimmy Mulisa has admitted that his side face a real crisis in their striking line despite a hard-fought 2-0 win over SC Kiyovu on Sunday that brought back some glimmer of hope in their league title campaign.

[New Times] APR head coach Jimmy Mulisa has admitted that his side face a real crisis in their striking line despite a hard-fought 2-0 win over SC Kiyovu on Sunday that brought back some glimmer of hope in their league title campaign.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Niyonshuti Set to Debut At 2017 Giro d’Italia

[New Times] Rwanda’s top professional cyclist Adrien Niyonshuti is set to make his historic debut at this year’s 100th edition of Giro d’Italia that will start on May 5 in Alghero on the Island of Sardinia, and run until May 28 in Milan.

[New Times] Rwanda's top professional cyclist Adrien Niyonshuti is set to make his historic debut at this year's 100th edition of Giro d'Italia that will start on May 5 in Alghero on the Island of Sardinia, and run until May 28 in Milan.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

About the London Somalia Conference in May, 2017

[Shabelle] The conference will convene Heads of State and Government from across East Africa and other key partners, along with senior figures from international organisations.

[Shabelle] The conference will convene Heads of State and Government from across East Africa and other key partners, along with senior figures from international organisations.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia