U.S. Based Omn Television Team in Route to Ethiopia to ‘Explore Opportunities’ to Open Local Branch Offices

[Addis Standard] A team of two senior members of the US based Oromia Media Network (OMN) are en route to Ethiopia in what the media company said was a mission of “exploring logistics and opportunities” to open its branch offices in Ethiopia.

[Addis Standard] A team of two senior members of the US based Oromia Media Network (OMN) are en route to Ethiopia in what the media company said was a mission of "exploring logistics and opportunities" to open its branch offices in Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Increasing Accounts of Displacement, Violence Against Ethnic Amharas and Why Solving It Should Be a Priority

[Addis Standard] Lately, it seems every new day in Ethiopia’s soil brings with it a wave of developing story. In just two months into his office, the new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has won the hearts of many Ethiopians by releasing thousands of politica…

[Addis Standard] Lately, it seems every new day in Ethiopia's soil brings with it a wave of developing story. In just two months into his office, the new Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed has won the hearts of many Ethiopians by releasing thousands of political prisoners, some of whom highly revered by the public, and by promising multiple reforms. He has conducted discussions with different sections of the society and has largely managed to generate optimism among millions of Ethiopians at home and abroad. However, increasing acc

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

PP Endorses Joyce Banda for 2019 Malawi Presidential Bid

[Nyasa Times] People’s Party (PP) supporters have said they will not wait for convention to decide on its torchbearer in the 2019 elections as they have endorsed incumbent Joyce Banda, the former Head of State between 2012 to 2014.

[Nyasa Times] People's Party (PP) supporters have said they will not wait for convention to decide on its torchbearer in the 2019 elections as they have endorsed incumbent Joyce Banda, the former Head of State between 2012 to 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Namibia Shuns Morocco’s 2026 World Cup Bid … Over Western Sahara Issue

[New Era] Windhoek -The Namibia Football Association (NFA) has thrown their weight behind ongoing continental and international efforts to free the people of Western Sahara from the oppressive jaws of Morocco, after the football association resolved at…

[New Era] Windhoek -The Namibia Football Association (NFA) has thrown their weight behind ongoing continental and international efforts to free the people of Western Sahara from the oppressive jaws of Morocco, after the football association resolved at last Saturday's executive meeting not to support Morocco's bid for the 2026 World Cup.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Man Jailed for Savage Attack On Woman

[New Era] Walvis Bay -The Walvis Bay Magistrate’s Court sent a stern message in terms of GBV when it sent to jail a man convicted for slashing and scaring a woman during a fight. The man was jailed for 18 months.

[New Era] Walvis Bay -The Walvis Bay Magistrate's Court sent a stern message in terms of GBV when it sent to jail a man convicted for slashing and scaring a woman during a fight. The man was jailed for 18 months.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Man Hands Himself In After U.S.$379,000 Drug Bust

[News24Wire] A 45-year-old Cape Town man is expected to appear in the Mitchells Plain Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday after drugs worth R4.7m were discovered in a raid at an abandoned house in Westgate on Sunday.

[News24Wire] A 45-year-old Cape Town man is expected to appear in the Mitchells Plain Magistrate's Court on Wednesday after drugs worth R4.7m were discovered in a raid at an abandoned house in Westgate on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

What the Russia Foreign Minister Said at Kigali Genocide Memorial

[New Times] Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov held a one-day working visit in Rwanda on Sunday where he met top government officials, a visit that sought to strengthen ties with both Rwanda and the African Union.

[New Times] Russian Foreign Affairs Minister Sergey Lavrov held a one-day working visit in Rwanda on Sunday where he met top government officials, a visit that sought to strengthen ties with both Rwanda and the African Union.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

We Should Not Dictate What Girls Wear to School, Officials

[New Times] Members of the cabinet have defended girls after an article written by a vernacular news website questioned the appropriateness of the school uniforms that some girls put on to school, saying that they are seductive.

[New Times] Members of the cabinet have defended girls after an article written by a vernacular news website questioned the appropriateness of the school uniforms that some girls put on to school, saying that they are seductive.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda