AU Summit 31 – What Is the African Union’s Role in the Sahel?

[ISS] Mauritania’s capital Nouakchott, which hosts this week’s African Union (AU) summit, was the birthplace of the major continental initiative in the Sahel-Saharan strip in March 2013 widely known as the Nouakchott Process.

[ISS] Mauritania's capital Nouakchott, which hosts this week's African Union (AU) summit, was the birthplace of the major continental initiative in the Sahel-Saharan strip in March 2013 widely known as the Nouakchott Process.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania

Woman Arrested for Killing Husband

[Nyasa Times] A Ntchisi man died on Sunday morning from injuries he sustained during a fight he had with his wife on Friday, Malawi police have confirmed.

[Nyasa Times] A Ntchisi man died on Sunday morning from injuries he sustained during a fight he had with his wife on Friday, Malawi police have confirmed.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Weak Enforcement Allows Foreign Firms to Sneak Millions Out of Malawi

[Nyasa Times] Weak controls over Malawi’s banking system and delays in prosecuting cases when money-laundering has been discovered are allowing foreign companies, including some Indian ones, to take millions of dollars out of the country illegally and …

[Nyasa Times] Weak controls over Malawi's banking system and delays in prosecuting cases when money-laundering has been discovered are allowing foreign companies, including some Indian ones, to take millions of dollars out of the country illegally and with impunity, according to court documents and interviews with experts and officials.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Italy Refuses to Help Migrants, Leaves Task to Libya

[VOA] Italy continued its hardline stance against migrants stranded off its coast, telling European charities to stop rescuing the migrants and leave them to be picked up the Libyan coast guard instead.

[VOA] Italy continued its hardline stance against migrants stranded off its coast, telling European charities to stop rescuing the migrants and leave them to be picked up the Libyan coast guard instead.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Policy Changes Mooted for Public Broadcaster

[News24Wire] Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has invited the public and industry role players to provide comment on her department’s plans to revise policy in the public broadcasting sector.

[News24Wire] Communications Minister Nomvula Mokonyane has invited the public and industry role players to provide comment on her department's plans to revise policy in the public broadcasting sector.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zanzibar Woos Investors With Plan to Ban Levies On Air Tickets

[East African] Zanzibar, the semi-autonomous Tanzanian archipelago, plans to abolish stamp duty on air tickets in order to attract more visitors and investments to the Isles, as part of its industrialisation agenda.

[East African] Zanzibar, the semi-autonomous Tanzanian archipelago, plans to abolish stamp duty on air tickets in order to attract more visitors and investments to the Isles, as part of its industrialisation agenda.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Bahrain Seeks to Strengthen Co-Operation With Angola

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Emir of Bahrain Kingdom, Bin Isa Al Kalifa, manifested on Sunday in Manama, the desire to visit Angola with view to strengthening the cooperation and friendly ties between the two peoples.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Emir of Bahrain Kingdom, Bin Isa Al Kalifa, manifested on Sunday in Manama, the desire to visit Angola with view to strengthening the cooperation and friendly ties between the two peoples.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola