Do or Die Unity Talks – Boko

[The Patriot] There was panic and confusion among the opposition last weekend when President Ian Khama revealed at a political rally in Moshupa that he knows what is going on about the opposition unity talks and that there is a deadlock. Some within th…

[The Patriot] There was panic and confusion among the opposition last weekend when President Ian Khama revealed at a political rally in Moshupa that he knows what is going on about the opposition unity talks and that there is a deadlock. Some within the opposition have confided that what President Khama said was clear indication that they have been infiltrated and information is leaked to their detractors. But the Umbrella for Democratic Change (UDC) President Duma Boko has dismissed the information revealed by Khama on

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Artists to Bridge Gap Between East,West

[Daily News] Fantastic is the word the Exhibition Officer at the National Museum and House of Culture, Frank James used to express the fourteen-day exhibition, currently on display there.

[Daily News] Fantastic is the word the Exhibition Officer at the National Museum and House of Culture, Frank James used to express the fourteen-day exhibition, currently on display there.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

FPAB, Bosetu Sign MOU

[The Patriot] The Funeral Parlours Association of Botswana (FPAB) on Tuesday entered into a strategic partnership with Botswana Sectors for Educators Trade Unions (BOSETU) to extend enhanced services to the union members. According to FPAB president Bu…

[The Patriot] The Funeral Parlours Association of Botswana (FPAB) on Tuesday entered into a strategic partnership with Botswana Sectors for Educators Trade Unions (BOSETU) to extend enhanced services to the union members. According to FPAB president Bushie Mosala, they are slowly making strides towards growing their business and providing professionally enhanced crafts for their customers. Mosala said in the past all the funeral parlours in the country were doing business independently without a members' structure. He s

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

29 Batswana Serve in the British Army

[The Patriot] Parliament has been informed that President Ian Khama has refused to pardon 19 soldiers who are currently enlisted in the British army who tried to apply for retrospective approval of their enlistment and Presidential pardon. Answering a …

[The Patriot] Parliament has been informed that President Ian Khama has refused to pardon 19 soldiers who are currently enlisted in the British army who tried to apply for retrospective approval of their enlistment and Presidential pardon. Answering a question from the MP for Selibe Phikwe West Dithapelo Keorapetse, Acting Minister of Justice, Defence and Security Eric Molale said there are 29 Batswana who are currently enlisted in the British army.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Govt Resigns in Deal Extending Kabila Presidency

[VOA] In line with last month’s agreement between supporters of Congolese President Joseph Kabila and an opposition faction, the country’s prime minister, Augustin Matata Ponyo, announced his resignation Monday. A new government of national unity is ex…

[VOA] In line with last month's agreement between supporters of Congolese President Joseph Kabila and an opposition faction, the country's prime minister, Augustin Matata Ponyo, announced his resignation Monday. A new government of national unity is expected to be named shortly, even though many opposition members are still against the agreement.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

UN Warns 2016 to Be Hottest Year On Record

[AIM] London -The United Nations’ World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on Monday warned that it is very likely that 2016 will be the hottest year on record, with global temperatures even higher than the record-breaking temperatures in 2015.

[AIM] London -The United Nations' World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on Monday warned that it is very likely that 2016 will be the hottest year on record, with global temperatures even higher than the record-breaking temperatures in 2015.

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MCP’s ‘Nkholokolo’ Court Manganya to Challenge Chakwera

[Nyasa Times] A grouping of rebels in the opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) branded ‘Nkholokolo’ have casted their eyes on social commentator and comedian Michael Manganya Usi in a bid to wrestle power from current leader Lazarus Chakwera.

[Nyasa Times] A grouping of rebels in the opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) branded 'Nkholokolo' have casted their eyes on social commentator and comedian Michael Manganya Usi in a bid to wrestle power from current leader Lazarus Chakwera.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Efforts Underway to Prevent Deaths Among Women and Children

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique is making efforts to eradicate, by 2030, deaths among women, children and adolescents that are caused by preventable illnesses, a target that is in line with the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique is making efforts to eradicate, by 2030, deaths among women, children and adolescents that are caused by preventable illnesses, a target that is in line with the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Assistant of President Briefed On Overall Situations in Al-Gezira State

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Engineer, Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid, on Monday, got acquainted during his meeting with the Wali (governor) of Al-Gezira State Dr. Mohamed Tahir Eila with overall political and economic situati…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Engineer, Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid, on Monday, got acquainted during his meeting with the Wali (governor) of Al-Gezira State Dr. Mohamed Tahir Eila with overall political and economic situations in the State, top of which is the readiness of the state for Winter season.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan