President Kiir and Sudanese Counterpart Confer in Khartoum

[VOA] South Sudan President Salva Kiir flew to Khartoum on Wednesday for a two-day summit with his Sudanese counterpart, Omar al-Bashir, to talk about economic issues in the once-rebel-controlled former Unity State.

[VOA] South Sudan President Salva Kiir flew to Khartoum on Wednesday for a two-day summit with his Sudanese counterpart, Omar al-Bashir, to talk about economic issues in the once-rebel-controlled former Unity State.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Speaker’s Office Responds to MP Nyalandu’s Resignation

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The office of the Speaker of Parliament maintains that it hasn’t received a resignation letter from the former Singida-North MP Lazaro Nyalandu on the ticket of the ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) who has switched allegi…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The office of the Speaker of Parliament maintains that it hasn't received a resignation letter from the former Singida-North MP Lazaro Nyalandu on the ticket of the ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) who has switched allegiance to the main opposition party Chadema on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Ethiopian Troops Enter Somalia, Back Offensive Against Al-Shabaab

[VOA] Hundreds of heavily-armed Ethiopian troops have crossed into Somalia, reportedly to assist a Somali government offensive against al-Shabab militants. Residents in the border town of Dolow, in Somalia’s Gedo region, say they saw at least 30 vehicl…

[VOA] Hundreds of heavily-armed Ethiopian troops have crossed into Somalia, reportedly to assist a Somali government offensive against al-Shabab militants. Residents in the border town of Dolow, in Somalia's Gedo region, say they saw at least 30 vehicles carrying Ethiopian troops crossing into Somalia late Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

President Faure Participated in the First Day of the Africa Global Business Forum 2017

[Government of Seychelles] President Faure was received by Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai. President mentioned that “out of the 35,000 trips that our citizens made in the first nin…

[Government of Seychelles] President Faure was received by Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and ruler of Dubai. President mentioned that "out of the 35,000 trips that our citizens made in the first nine months of this year, one third visited Dubai. I wanted to thank him for the hospitality the UAE has afforded to our citizens. Furthermore, the UAE has now become our third biggest tourism market." This highlights the UAE's evolving role in our economy, our trade, and in our investmen

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Government Denies Renamo Claims On Corruption

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government on Wednesday denied claims by the main opposition party, the rebel movement Renamo, that corruption is only fought in speeches and never through actions, and that the only people whom the government pursues are “…

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government on Wednesday denied claims by the main opposition party, the rebel movement Renamo, that corruption is only fought in speeches and never through actions, and that the only people whom the government pursues are "small fry", and never those involved in large scale corruption.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Macdella Wants Women Join Her to CDC

[New Dawn] Liberia Restoration Party Standard Bearer Madam MacDella Cooper is calling on women, who supported her in the October 10th polls to follow her to the Coalition for Democratic Change to support the candidacy of Senator George Weah for the run…

[New Dawn] Liberia Restoration Party Standard Bearer Madam MacDella Cooper is calling on women, who supported her in the October 10th polls to follow her to the Coalition for Democratic Change to support the candidacy of Senator George Weah for the runoff poll. She says a new day has come for Liberia, and the decision of the Liberian people, who are calling for change, must be respected.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

UK Launches New U.S.$59 Million Malaria Programme

[Independent (Kampala)] The United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) has today marked the launch of a new programme to tackle malaria in Uganda. Over the next five years, the UK government will invest up to sh215 billion ($59m) to…

[Independent (Kampala)] The United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) has today marked the launch of a new programme to tackle malaria in Uganda. Over the next five years, the UK government will invest up to sh215 billion ($59m) to tackle malaria in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Stallholders Refuse to Make Way for Bridge Access Road

[AIM] Maputo -Stallholders in the Nwankakana informal market are refusing to leave the area without compensation, thus threatening to delay the conclusion of the northern access road to the new suspension bridge over the Bay of Maputo, linking the cent…

[AIM] Maputo -Stallholders in the Nwankakana informal market are refusing to leave the area without compensation, thus threatening to delay the conclusion of the northern access road to the new suspension bridge over the Bay of Maputo, linking the centre of the city to the outlying urban district of Katembe.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

President Sirleaf Asked to Stay Above the Fray

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been asked by the Chairman of the ECOWAS and the Chairman of the African Union, Presidents Faure Gnassingbe and Alpha Conde, respectively not to get involved with the current electoral con…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been asked by the Chairman of the ECOWAS and the Chairman of the African Union, Presidents Faure Gnassingbe and Alpha Conde, respectively not to get involved with the current electoral contention in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia