Ethiopian Candidate for Top WHO Job Gets Full Backing From Africa

[New Times] Ethiopia’s Foreign Affairs minister Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has received strong backing from African countries to head the World Health Organisation (WHO), whose elections are due next month.

[New Times] Ethiopia's Foreign Affairs minister Dr Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus has received strong backing from African countries to head the World Health Organisation (WHO), whose elections are due next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Thousands to March Against Zuma On His Birthday

[News24Wire] As the ANC prepares to celebrate President Jacob Zuma’s 75 th birthday, opposition parties will be leading thousands in protest to demand that he step down as South Africa’s citizen number one.

[News24Wire] As the ANC prepares to celebrate President Jacob Zuma's 75 th birthday, opposition parties will be leading thousands in protest to demand that he step down as South Africa's citizen number one.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Malabu Scandal – Again, Jonathan Denies Wrongdoing

[Premium Times] Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday dismissed reports suggesting he might have received $200 million in bribes to approve the controversial Malabu oil deal.

[Premium Times] Former President Goodluck Jonathan on Tuesday dismissed reports suggesting he might have received $200 million in bribes to approve the controversial Malabu oil deal.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rights Body Condemns Wave of Civilian Abductions, Tortures

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance (CHRGG) has condemned the acts of kidnaping and torturing of individuals, following the abduction of hip hop artiste Ibrahim Mussa, alias Roma Mkatoliki on Wednesday last week.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Commission for Human Rights and Good Governance (CHRGG) has condemned the acts of kidnaping and torturing of individuals, following the abduction of hip hop artiste Ibrahim Mussa, alias Roma Mkatoliki on Wednesday last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘Power Couple’ Eye London World Championships

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Paul Lonyangata and his wife Purity Rionoripo have now set their sights on securing a spot in the Kenyan team for the London IAAF World Championships and the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020 after the couple dominated the Paris Mara…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Paul Lonyangata and his wife Purity Rionoripo have now set their sights on securing a spot in the Kenyan team for the London IAAF World Championships and the Olympic Games in Tokyo in 2020 after the couple dominated the Paris Marathon last weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Buhari’s Democratic Govt Worse Than His Military Dictatorship Says Critics

[News24Wire] The critics of Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari have said that his current administration is more brutal than when he was a military dictator in the early 80s.

[News24Wire] The critics of Nigerian president Muhammadu Buhari have said that his current administration is more brutal than when he was a military dictator in the early 80s.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate Orders Withdrawal of Nigeria Constitution From Circulation

[Vanguard] Disturbed over the proliferation of versions and copies of the 1999 Constitution as amended in the country, the Senate has called for the immediate withdrawal of the document in circulation, with a bid to harmonizing it into one constitution…

[Vanguard] Disturbed over the proliferation of versions and copies of the 1999 Constitution as amended in the country, the Senate has called for the immediate withdrawal of the document in circulation, with a bid to harmonizing it into one constitution that would be a uniform one.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Obasanjo Begs Zambian Govt to Follow Rule of Law in Dealing With Opposition

[Vanguard] Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has appealed to the government of Zambia to adhere to the rule of law and human rights principles in dealing with the opposition in the Southern African country of Zambia.

[Vanguard] Former Nigerian President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has appealed to the government of Zambia to adhere to the rule of law and human rights principles in dealing with the opposition in the Southern African country of Zambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia