President Mugabe -Indigenization Law Ensures Security

[VOA] Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe says foreign companies that comply with his indigenization law are guaranteed security. His comment is a deviation from his earlier promise that he would revise the policy, which analysts repeatedly have said scar…

[VOA] Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe says foreign companies that comply with his indigenization law are guaranteed security. His comment is a deviation from his earlier promise that he would revise the policy, which analysts repeatedly have said scares away investors.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mogadishu Court Decision Lets Somali Lady to Resume Her Job

[Shabelle] Benadir Regional Court had summoned the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to answer a case of Harassmment and wrongful dismissal as well unreasonable and unduly insensitive manner of abusing its representative in Mogadishu.

[Shabelle] Benadir Regional Court had summoned the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) to answer a case of Harassmment and wrongful dismissal as well unreasonable and unduly insensitive manner of abusing its representative in Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Police Spokesperson Kaweesi Shot Dead

[Observer] Police spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his driver Godfrey Mambewa and the bodyguard Corporal Kenneth Erau have been shot dead in a Friday morning shooting near his home in Kulambiro in Kisaasi, a Kampala suburb.

[Observer] Police spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi, his driver Godfrey Mambewa and the bodyguard Corporal Kenneth Erau have been shot dead in a Friday morning shooting near his home in Kulambiro in Kisaasi, a Kampala suburb.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Newly Wed Throws Bash to Starving Somalis

[Dalsan Radio] A newly wed couple on Thursday became an instant sensation after they chose to do away with a lavish wedding and instead donate to victims of starvation in Galkaacyo.

[Dalsan Radio] A newly wed couple on Thursday became an instant sensation after they chose to do away with a lavish wedding and instead donate to victims of starvation in Galkaacyo.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

1600+ Killed By Cholera As Vaccination Campaign Is Launched

[Dalsan Radio] The Drought Response Committee has put the death toll of cholera victims at over one thousand five hundred since the onset of the drought. Speaking at a Press Conference in Mogadishu the Committee has blamed the ongoing drought for the o…

[Dalsan Radio] The Drought Response Committee has put the death toll of cholera victims at over one thousand five hundred since the onset of the drought. Speaking at a Press Conference in Mogadishu the Committee has blamed the ongoing drought for the outbreak of the disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Ethiopia Lifts Some State of Emergency Restrictions

[HRW] Ethiopia announced this week that some of the restrictions around its five-month-old state of emergency have been lifted. The government announced that the command post, charged with enforcing the country’s state of emergency in the wake of unpre…

[HRW] Ethiopia announced this week that some of the restrictions around its five-month-old state of emergency have been lifted. The government announced that the command post, charged with enforcing the country's state of emergency in the wake of unprecedented mass protests against government policies, would no longer be able to arbitrarily arrest people or conduct property searches without warrants. Further, curfews and some restrictions on media reporting will end.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Court Returns Richest Oil Block to Shell, ENI

[Premium Times] An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has reversed its previous ruling which retrieved the control of one of Nigeria’s richest oil blocks, OPL 245, from Shell and ENI.

[Premium Times] An Abuja Division of the Federal High Court has reversed its previous ruling which retrieved the control of one of Nigeria's richest oil blocks, OPL 245, from Shell and ENI.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria