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[Addis Fortune] Last week was one of the most nostalgic weeks I have encountered here in Brussels. The general environmental shifts are enough to provide some insight as to how it feels at this time of the year. The long nights have started losing thei…

[Addis Fortune] Last week was one of the most nostalgic weeks I have encountered here in Brussels. The general environmental shifts are enough to provide some insight as to how it feels at this time of the year. The long nights have started losing their sunshine; all the deciduous trees, which were standing green and beautiful along the sidewalks, have now shed their leaves. They now stand naked, as their branches bear the image of dried bones escaping from the grave.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Abu to Enjoy Uninterrupted Power As University Begins Construction of 10mw Solar Plant

[Premium Times] Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education, on Monday performed the ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of a 10MW solar power plant estimated to cost N4 billion naira at Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria.

[Premium Times] Adamu Adamu, Minister of Education, on Monday performed the ground-breaking ceremony for the construction of a 10MW solar power plant estimated to cost N4 billion naira at Ahmadu Bello University, ABU, Zaria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Presidential Election Must Be Free and Fair, Says Opposition Candidate

[RFI] The main opposition contender in Gambia’s forthcoming presidential polls has called on the African Union to help ensure a free and fair election. Adama Barrow, who is representing a coalition of opposition parties, told RFI that he hopes to “brin…

[RFI] The main opposition contender in Gambia's forthcoming presidential polls has called on the African Union to help ensure a free and fair election. Adama Barrow, who is representing a coalition of opposition parties, told RFI that he hopes to "bring back democracy" to his country by challenging an incumbent president who has been in power since 1994.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

An Elder Shot Dead in Mogadishu

[Shabelle] Unknown assailants have shot and killed a renowned traditional elder in Somali capital, Mogadishu on Tuesday, witnesses and police said. A Somali police officer said three men armed with pistols have gunned down the elder at Arafat area in M…

[Shabelle] Unknown assailants have shot and killed a renowned traditional elder in Somali capital, Mogadishu on Tuesday, witnesses and police said. A Somali police officer said three men armed with pistols have gunned down the elder at Arafat area in Mogadishu's Yaqshid district.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

‘People Talk As They Please’ Sisi Says in Comments On Egypt’s Press Freedom Record

[CPJ] In Egypt last week a journalist was barred from travel without official explanation, a reporter was accused of criminal defamation over a 2015 investigation on child prostitution, and President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi defended Egypt’s freedom of exp…

[CPJ] In Egypt last week a journalist was barred from travel without official explanation, a reporter was accused of criminal defamation over a 2015 investigation on child prostitution, and President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi defended Egypt's freedom of expression record. An appeal date was also set for the Journalists' Syndicate leaders who were sentenced this month to two years in prison.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt