Govt to Create Special Economic Zones

[Leadership] Abuja -Vice President Yemi Osinbajo disclosed yesterday that the federal government and private sector will collaborate in creating Special Economic Zones (SEZ).

[Leadership] Abuja -Vice President Yemi Osinbajo disclosed yesterday that the federal government and private sector will collaborate in creating Special Economic Zones (SEZ).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ngidi, Zondo Called Up to Proteas ODI Squad

[News24Wire] Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Thursday named two uncapped players, fast bowler Lungi Ngidi and batsman Khaya Zondo , in the Proteas squad for the first three ODIs to be played against India next month.

[News24Wire] Cricket South Africa (CSA) on Thursday named two uncapped players, fast bowler Lungi Ngidi and batsman Khaya Zondo , in the Proteas squad for the first three ODIs to be played against India next month.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Chief Justice Concerned Over Threats to Some Judges in Africa

[News24Wire] Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng expressed concern over fellow judges in some African countries as he closed the Conference of Constitutional Jurisdictions of Africa (CCJA) in KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng expressed concern over fellow judges in some African countries as he closed the Conference of Constitutional Jurisdictions of Africa (CCJA) in KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Darfur Student On Hunger Strike On Sudan Kober Prison’s Death Row

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Student Asim Omar, who has been sentenced to death in a case surrounded by controversy, has been on a hunger strike for the last three days after the administration in Khartoum’s notorious Kober prison issued a decision to sha…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Student Asim Omar, who has been sentenced to death in a case surrounded by controversy, has been on a hunger strike for the last three days after the administration in Khartoum's notorious Kober prison issued a decision to shackle his hands and feet and deny him visitors.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Arrests Expected for Sensational 2016 Murder of Underworld Hitmen Boss

[News24Wire] Arrests are expected for one of the most sensational underworld murders to have been carried out in the Western Cape – that of the leader of a faction of the 28s gang in 2016.

[News24Wire] Arrests are expected for one of the most sensational underworld murders to have been carried out in the Western Cape - that of the leader of a faction of the 28s gang in 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Neglected Diseases Now to Be Part of Malaria Scorecard

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) is expected to release its annual scorecardon the coming Sunday of 28 January,updating the progress made in malaria control and prevention on the continent.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) is expected to release its annual scorecardon the coming Sunday of 28 January,updating the progress made in malaria control and prevention on the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

South Sudan Remains on Bottom of World Freedom Index

[VOA] Juba -Once again, South Sudan is ranked among the least democratic countries in the world, according to Freedom House’s annual report on freedom around the world. The report, released last week, attributes the dismal ranking to the collapse of a …

[VOA] Juba -Once again, South Sudan is ranked among the least democratic countries in the world, according to Freedom House's annual report on freedom around the world. The report, released last week, attributes the dismal ranking to the collapse of a 2015 peace deal, resumption of the country's conflict in 2016, and egregious human rights abuses committed against civilians -- often by government forces.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan