EFF Statement on Zanu PF’s Response to Calls for President Mugabe to Step Down

[EFF] The EFF reaffirms its position that President Mugabe’s occupancy of the position of president is not good for the radical African political program. He is the bastion of the reactionary phenomenon of “lead to the death” that has crippled the imag…

[EFF] The EFF reaffirms its position that President Mugabe's occupancy of the position of president is not good for the radical African political program. He is the bastion of the reactionary phenomenon of "lead to the death" that has crippled the image and praxis of post-colonial Africa. President Mugabe is not only the contemporary engine of personality cult, but he is protected by a group of cowards around him who hypocritically defend him everyday, whilst harbouring ambitions to lead soon.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Fights to Close Health Inequality Gap

[Daily News] Dodoma -The government has tasked the President’s Office, Regional Administration and Local Government (PORALG), to close the health inequality gap facing village-based dispensaries, threatening to shut-down all those manned by medical att…

[Daily News] Dodoma -The government has tasked the President's Office, Regional Administration and Local Government (PORALG), to close the health inequality gap facing village-based dispensaries, threatening to shut-down all those manned by medical attendants.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

The Economic Freedom Fighters Statement on the National Youth Development Agency Appointment Process

[EFF] The EFF profusely objects to the process currently underway on the appointment of the Board of the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA). On the 6th of December 2016, the Ad hoc committee requested the National Assembly to extend the due dates…

[EFF] The EFF profusely objects to the process currently underway on the appointment of the Board of the National Youth Development Agency (NYDA). On the 6th of December 2016, the Ad hoc committee requested the National Assembly to extend the due dates for appointment of the board to the 31st of March 2017. The Co-Chairperson of the Ad HOC Committee specifically said in the National Assembly that they are requesting for time extension because they wanted to guarantee public participation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rwandan Investors Encouraged to Tap Into Gabonese Market

[New Times] The Rwandan business community has been urged to make the most of the existing trade and investment opportunities in Gabon, the central African nation’s envoy to Rwanda has said.

[New Times] The Rwandan business community has been urged to make the most of the existing trade and investment opportunities in Gabon, the central African nation's envoy to Rwanda has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Gabon

Rape Law Gets First Test

[VOA] A gang rape video recorded in central Somalia could serve as a powerful test case for Puntland state’s new sexual violence statute, and potentially for the rule of law in general in Somalia.

[VOA] A gang rape video recorded in central Somalia could serve as a powerful test case for Puntland state's new sexual violence statute, and potentially for the rule of law in general in Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia