Fear and Loathing – the ANC’s Enemies Are Everywhere

[Democracy Works] The discussion documents for the ANC’s upcoming fifth policy conference reveal a party that professes a desire for self-correction and renewal but seems to have neither the guts nor the necessary internal balance of forces, to do so. …

[Democracy Works] The discussion documents for the ANC's upcoming fifth policy conference reveal a party that professes a desire for self-correction and renewal but seems to have neither the guts nor the necessary internal balance of forces, to do so. Simultaneously, the documents speak of deepening paranoia and an increasingly authoritarian tendency. In combination, the documents seem to emanate from a parallel universe where the party's interests have become elevated above that of society.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Official Pledges Improvement for Health Sector in Benguela

[ANGOP] Benguela -The governor of the coastal Benguela province Rui Falcão Pinto de Andrade has promised substantial improvements for health sector in the coming times in region.

[ANGOP] Benguela -The governor of the coastal Benguela province Rui Falcão Pinto de Andrade has promised substantial improvements for health sector in the coming times in region.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Doing Business in Nigeria Not As Difficult As Expected -MD, Philip Morris Limited

[Vanguard] In this interview with the Managing Director of Philip Morris Limited, manufacturers of Malboro and L & M brand of cigarettes, Mr. Cosken KaganDicle, explains why the company established a manufacturing plant in Nigeria despite the challenges of operating environment, among other issues.

[Vanguard] In this interview with the Managing Director of Philip Morris Limited, manufacturers of Malboro and L & M brand of cigarettes, Mr. Cosken KaganDicle, explains why the company established a manufacturing plant in Nigeria despite the challenges of operating environment, among other issues.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Legislature and Governance – Towards Presidential Centralism

[Democracy Works] What’s expected in a discussion document on legislature and governance for the upcoming African National Congress (ANC) policy conference is an identification of the challenges and pressures that threaten democracy and democratic gove…

[Democracy Works] What's expected in a discussion document on legislature and governance for the upcoming African National Congress (ANC) policy conference is an identification of the challenges and pressures that threaten democracy and democratic governance in South Africa today; and then proposing tangible and realistic policy solutions to resolve these, through the relevant structures be it the national, provincial and local legislatures and executives.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ibrahim Mahmoud Informed On Situations in West Kordufan

[SNA] Khartoum -The Deputy chairman of the Party’s Affairs of the National Congress Party, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid got assured during his meeting, Wednesday, at his office with the Wali Governor of West Darfur state, Abu Algassim Amin Baraka on …

[SNA] Khartoum -The Deputy chairman of the Party's Affairs of the National Congress Party, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid got assured during his meeting, Wednesday, at his office with the Wali Governor of West Darfur state, Abu Algassim Amin Baraka on the security situation and stability in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Bakri and Musa Discuss Situation in East Sudan

[SNA] Khartoum -Vice – President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, Wednesday received in his office the Assistant of the President of the Republic, Musa Mohamed Ahmed, and discussed a number of current issues, in…

[SNA] Khartoum -Vice - President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, Wednesday received in his office the Assistant of the President of the Republic, Musa Mohamed Ahmed, and discussed a number of current issues, including the implementation of East Sudan Peace Agreement and development projects in east Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Presidency Affirms Importance of Implementing State Reform and Support to Peace Process

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice – President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, received in his office at the Republican Palace Wednesday the Assistant of the President of the Republic, Maj. Gen. Abdul-Rahman Al-Sad…

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice - President of the Republic and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, received in his office at the Republican Palace Wednesday the Assistant of the President of the Republic, Maj. Gen. Abdul-Rahman Al-Saddiq Al-Mahdi, and underscored the importance of implantation of the decisions on state reform and the support to the peace process by ensuring the participation of all the political forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sudan’s Membership Accredit to International Group of Financial Information Units (Egmont)

[SNA] Khartoum -The Sudan’s membership has been accredited Wednesday to the Financial Information Unit (FIU) of the Egmont Group as the 155 th member country.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Sudan's membership has been accredited Wednesday to the Financial Information Unit (FIU) of the Egmont Group as the 155 th member country.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan