Rivers Re-Run – Why the Stakes Are High for Wike, Amaechi

[Vanguard] Though neither Governor Nyesom Wike nor his predecessor, Chibuke Amaechi is on the ballot for Saturday’s election, the stakes however, seem to be highest for the two former political allies turned adversaries.

[Vanguard] Though neither Governor Nyesom Wike nor his predecessor, Chibuke Amaechi is on the ballot for Saturday's election, the stakes however, seem to be highest for the two former political allies turned adversaries.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

High Court Reserves Judgment in DA Challenge to ICC Withdrawal

[News24Wire] Judgment in the DA’s challenge to the government’s decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) was reserved by the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Judgment in the DA's challenge to the government's decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC) was reserved by the High Court in Pretoria on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Buying New Planes for Troubled National Airline to Boost Tourism

[VOA] Tanzania plans to revamp its cash-strapped national carrier by buying new planes as part of plans to boost tourism and transport sectors, Tanzanian President John Magufuli said on Monday.

[VOA] Tanzania plans to revamp its cash-strapped national carrier by buying new planes as part of plans to boost tourism and transport sectors, Tanzanian President John Magufuli said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Newspapers Back Vice President’s Council Reforms

[Nyasa Times] The decision by the Vice President Saulos Chilima led Reforms Commission to take reforms to district and city councils has earned them praise from Malawi’s two daily papers.

[Nyasa Times] The decision by the Vice President Saulos Chilima led Reforms Commission to take reforms to district and city councils has earned them praise from Malawi's two daily papers.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Mugabe Refuses to Bend Indigenisation Law For The Chinese

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe refused to bend the indigenisation policy in favour of the Chinese who wanted a 65 percent stake at the Kamativi Tin Mine, minister Walter Chidhakwa has revealed.

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe refused to bend the indigenisation policy in favour of the Chinese who wanted a 65 percent stake at the Kamativi Tin Mine, minister Walter Chidhakwa has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

US Envoy Hopes for Last-minute Political Deal

[VOA] December 19 marks the end of President Joseph Kabila’s second five-year term in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and many in the country are nervous as the date approaches.

[VOA] December 19 marks the end of President Joseph Kabila's second five-year term in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, and many in the country are nervous as the date approaches.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Trade and Industry Committee Adopts Report On Debt Relief Measures

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry today adopted the Sub-Committee report on measures to address debt, which recommended the introduction of a Committee Bill on this matter.

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on Trade and Industry today adopted the Sub-Committee report on measures to address debt, which recommended the introduction of a Committee Bill on this matter.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

France Impatient Over Malian Peace Accord

[RFI] French Defence Minister repeated his call for the peace accords in Mali to be implemented on Tuesday at a conference on peace and security in the Senegalese capital, Dakar. He also welcomed the capture of the Libyan city of Sirte from the Islamic…

[RFI] French Defence Minister repeated his call for the peace accords in Mali to be implemented on Tuesday at a conference on peace and security in the Senegalese capital, Dakar. He also welcomed the capture of the Libyan city of Sirte from the Islamic State (IS) armed group.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali