Will Ethiopia’s Year-Long Crackdown End?

[HRW] When I met 15-year-old “Meti” (not her real name), she felt her dream of becoming a nurse was over. In February, Meti and her classmates joined a protest in East Hararghe, in Ethiopia’s Oromia region, against the government’s displacement of farm…

[HRW] When I met 15-year-old "Meti" (not her real name), she felt her dream of becoming a nurse was over. In February, Meti and her classmates joined a protest in East Hararghe, in Ethiopia's Oromia region, against the government's displacement of farmers around Addis Ababa, security force abuses, and the repression of opposition voices. When security forces started shooting, she and her classmates ran; she turned to see her brother shot dead. Later that night, security forces arrested her father and two of her

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

International Criminal Court Aims to Make Libya a Priority for Next Year, Says Prosecutor

[UN News] The International Criminal Court (ICC) will make the situation in Libya a priority in 2017, its prosecutor said today, citing the widespread violence, lawlessness and impunity in the country and the tragic consequences of the conflict borne b…

[UN News] The International Criminal Court (ICC) will make the situation in Libya a priority in 2017, its prosecutor said today, citing the widespread violence, lawlessness and impunity in the country and the tragic consequences of the conflict borne by civilians.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Defining Moment – South Africa Can Be the Laboratory of a Better World Order

[Daily Maverick] Welcome to Dante’s Inferno – the world of avarice, greed, lust for material gain and root of all evil in the world. An epoch of the boastful, the hoarders of material possessions and those who extravagantly display wealth and power and…

[Daily Maverick] Welcome to Dante's Inferno - the world of avarice, greed, lust for material gain and root of all evil in the world. An epoch of the boastful, the hoarders of material possessions and those who extravagantly display wealth and power and use it to bully all things sacred in the world.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Information and Communication Technologies (Amendment) Bill to Be Introduced in the National Assembly

[Government of Mauritius] The Information and Communication Technologies (Amendment) Bill, in view of the implementation of live broadcasting of the proceedings of the National Assembly in the near future, will be introduced shortly in the National Ass…

[Government of Mauritius] The Information and Communication Technologies (Amendment) Bill, in view of the implementation of live broadcasting of the proceedings of the National Assembly in the near future, will be introduced shortly in the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Govt Fails to Secure Funding for Gas Project

[Financial Gazette] Government is finding it difficult to raise about US$12 million required to carry out coal-bed methane gas geological surveys in Matabeleland North Province, the Financial Gazette’s Companies & Markets (C&M) can report.

[Financial Gazette] Government is finding it difficult to raise about US$12 million required to carry out coal-bed methane gas geological surveys in Matabeleland North Province, the Financial Gazette's Companies & Markets (C&M) can report.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

DA Wins Majority in Kgatelopele Municipality, Amid Strong By-Election Growth Yesterday

[DA] The DA has won a governing majority in Kgatelopele Municipality, Northern Cape, and has achieved a significant surge in growth in by-elections across South Africa yesterday.

[DA] The DA has won a governing majority in Kgatelopele Municipality, Northern Cape, and has achieved a significant surge in growth in by-elections across South Africa yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Al-Basher Returns Home After Participating in African Summit On Libya

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal, Omer Al-Basher and the accompanied delegation returned from Ethiopia after he took part in the African Summit on Libya which was initiated by the AU Summit in Kigali.

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal, Omer Al-Basher and the accompanied delegation returned from Ethiopia after he took part in the African Summit on Libya which was initiated by the AU Summit in Kigali.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

FVP Reiterates State Commitment Over Implementation of Dialogue Outcomes

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President of the Republic, General, Bakri Hassan Saleh has affirmed the states keenness over the implementation of the outcomes of the National Dialogue.

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President of the Republic, General, Bakri Hassan Saleh has affirmed the states keenness over the implementation of the outcomes of the National Dialogue.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Al-Mirghani Congratulates Trump, Calls Him to Open New Horizons of Cooperation

[SNA] Khartoum -The Chairman of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), Mohamed Osman Al-Mirghani, congratulated the US President-elect, Donald Trump. Al-Mirghani, on Wednesday, sent a cable to Trump in which he congratulating him on winning the president…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Chairman of the Democratic Unionist Party (DUP), Mohamed Osman Al-Mirghani, congratulated the US President-elect, Donald Trump. Al-Mirghani, on Wednesday, sent a cable to Trump in which he congratulating him on winning the presidential election of the U.S and wished him a success in leading the United States of America and progress and prosperity to American people.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan