World Bank Warns of ‘Uncertain Outlook’

[AIM] Maputo -Events over the past year have shaken Mozambique’s macro-economic stability and “the sharp deterioration in economic conditions is having a deep impact on Mozambican households, especially the poor”, warns the World Bank in its latest rep…

[AIM] Maputo -Events over the past year have shaken Mozambique's macro-economic stability and "the sharp deterioration in economic conditions is having a deep impact on Mozambican households, especially the poor", warns the World Bank in its latest report on the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Electoral Commission, Police, Army ‘Culpable’ in Rivers Elections Violence

[Premium Times] The Rivers State legislative rerun elections held on Saturday were marred by irregularities, large scale violence, professional misconducts and open bias by security operatives and electoral personnel, a report released by an observer g…

[Premium Times] The Rivers State legislative rerun elections held on Saturday were marred by irregularities, large scale violence, professional misconducts and open bias by security operatives and electoral personnel, a report released by an observer group, says.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fisherman Rescues Baby Elephant

[Monitor] Entebbe -Twiki, a one-week-old elephant was rescued by a fisherman, after it was abandoned by its herd at the shores of Hamukungu Island on Lake George in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

[Monitor] Entebbe -Twiki, a one-week-old elephant was rescued by a fisherman, after it was abandoned by its herd at the shores of Hamukungu Island on Lake George in Queen Elizabeth National Park.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Khama Inspects Poverty Eradication Equipment

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama on December 10 inspected poverty eradication equipment, housed at LEA Incubation Centre in Gaborone.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama on December 10 inspected poverty eradication equipment, housed at LEA Incubation Centre in Gaborone.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

As Mugabe Seeks to Appoint Chief Justice, Coltart Blasts Govt for Disrespecting the Law

[New Zimbabwe] HUMAN rights lawyer and former Primary and Secondary Education minister, David Coltart, has castigated the government for announcing its intention to amend the constitution to allow President Robert Mugabe to unliterary appoint the Chief…

[New Zimbabwe] HUMAN rights lawyer and former Primary and Secondary Education minister, David Coltart, has castigated the government for announcing its intention to amend the constitution to allow President Robert Mugabe to unliterary appoint the Chief Justice.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Measures Promised to Avoid Repeat of Tanker Tragedy

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique’s Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Leticia Klemens, has claimed that the government is taking corrective measures to avoid any repetition of last month’s tragedy in Moatize district, in the western province of Tete, wh…

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Leticia Klemens, has claimed that the government is taking corrective measures to avoid any repetition of last month's tragedy in Moatize district, in the western province of Tete, where the explosion of a fuel tanker killed over a hundred people.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Police Looking for Perpetrators of ‘Jamhuri Day Chaos’

[Nation] Meru County Commissioner Wilfred Nyagwanga has said police are looking for the ring leaders and organisers of the chaos witnessed during the Jamhuri Day celebrations at Meru National Polytechnic.

[Nation] Meru County Commissioner Wilfred Nyagwanga has said police are looking for the ring leaders and organisers of the chaos witnessed during the Jamhuri Day celebrations at Meru National Polytechnic.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

I Loved Museveni When He Was Still a Poor Man – Besigye

[Monitor] Lwengo -Former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has said he did not only work as President Museveni’s physician but also loved him when he was a poor man.

[Monitor] Lwengo -Former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has said he did not only work as President Museveni's physician but also loved him when he was a poor man.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda