President Nkurunziza Ventures Out, Asks Refugees to Go Home

[East African] President Pierre Nkurunziza on Thursday met with his Tanzanian counterpart John Magufuli in Ngara in northwestern Tanzania in his first ever trip outside Burundi since the failed May 2015 coup.

[East African] President Pierre Nkurunziza on Thursday met with his Tanzanian counterpart John Magufuli in Ngara in northwestern Tanzania in his first ever trip outside Burundi since the failed May 2015 coup.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Tanzania Telcos Fined Up to U.S.$4.8 Million Over Simcard Registration

[East African] Tanzania has imposed fines of up to Tsh10.74 billion ($4,760,520) on phone companies that have violated SIM card registration rules set by the regulator.

[East African] Tanzania has imposed fines of up to Tsh10.74 billion ($4,760,520) on phone companies that have violated SIM card registration rules set by the regulator.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Up-Date On the Police Manhunt for the Escapee

[SAPS] The suspect Tonko Gift Tshehla who escaped in Motetema Policing area outside Groblesdal was re-arrested last night on the 2017-07-24 at about 22:00 at Sephaku village in Hlogotlou policing area following a tip-off from members of the Community.

[SAPS] The suspect Tonko Gift Tshehla who escaped in Motetema Policing area outside Groblesdal was re-arrested last night on the 2017-07-24 at about 22:00 at Sephaku village in Hlogotlou policing area following a tip-off from members of the Community.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mohammed Leads 1st Joint AU-UN High-Level Mission to Africa

[Vanguard] Ms Amina Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General, is leading a first-ever joint AU-UN high-level mission to Africa, to highlight the role of women in achieving sustainable peace and development.

[Vanguard] Ms Amina Mohammed, UN Deputy Secretary-General, is leading a first-ever joint AU-UN high-level mission to Africa, to highlight the role of women in achieving sustainable peace and development.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The High Cost of Ignoring Torture in Cameroon

[ISS] Two months ago, a private contractor working for the United States (US) military posted a photograph on Facebook. It was taken at the Salak military base in Cameroon’s far north, where Cameroon’s elite Rapid Intervention Brigade (Brigade d’Interv…

[ISS] Two months ago, a private contractor working for the United States (US) military posted a photograph on Facebook. It was taken at the Salak military base in Cameroon's far north, where Cameroon's elite Rapid Intervention Brigade (Brigade d'Intervention Rapide, or BIR) has its headquarters, and where the US military maintains an outpost. An unidentified number of American troops are also stationed there.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Trade and Industry On Zambia Opening Doors to Trade With South Africa

[Govt of SA] Zambia is open for business, but Zambian companies must not only expect the South African companies to come and invest, they must also stand up and go to South Africa for business. This was said by the Zambian Minister of Finance, Mr Felix…

[Govt of SA] Zambia is open for business, but Zambian companies must not only expect the South African companies to come and invest, they must also stand up and go to South Africa for business. This was said by the Zambian Minister of Finance, Mr Felix Mutati. He was speaking at the start of the two-day Trade and Investment Mission that started in Lusaka yesterday. The mission is organised by the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti)

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia