U.S. Gravely Concerned About Odinga’s ‘Self-Inauguration’

[VOA] The United States expressed grave concerns Thursday about Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga’s “self-inauguration” and rejected actions that undermine Kenya’s Constitution and the rule of law, while urging the government to respect freedom of …

[VOA] The United States expressed grave concerns Thursday about Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga's "self-inauguration" and rejected actions that undermine Kenya's Constitution and the rule of law, while urging the government to respect freedom of expression and implement court orders calling for restoration of television broadcasts.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Court Upholds Imprisonment of Bad Debtors

[Financial Gazette] The High Court has ruled that civil imprisonment for bad debtors does not in any way violate the Constitutional rights of individuals, but is there to stop anarchy that could result from debtors wilfully defaulting on their obligati…

[Financial Gazette] The High Court has ruled that civil imprisonment for bad debtors does not in any way violate the Constitutional rights of individuals, but is there to stop anarchy that could result from debtors wilfully defaulting on their obligations.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

South Africa’s Electricity Choice – Renewable Energy Is a Win-Win (II)

[Daily Maverick] Renewables everywhere thrive on the fair and open competition that no new nuclear plant has achieved anywhere. Nuclear costs are murky, rising, and augmented by the long-term burdens of decommissioning the radioactive plants and storin…

[Daily Maverick] Renewables everywhere thrive on the fair and open competition that no new nuclear plant has achieved anywhere. Nuclear costs are murky, rising, and augmented by the long-term burdens of decommissioning the radioactive plants and storing their wastes for millennia. In contrast, renewable energy costs are transparent and falling.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kabila Will Name Successor Candidate by July

[VOA] A spokesman for the Democratic Republic of Congo says President Joseph Kabila intends to respect the constitution and relinquish power after elections scheduled for December.

[VOA] A spokesman for the Democratic Republic of Congo says President Joseph Kabila intends to respect the constitution and relinquish power after elections scheduled for December.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Weah’s Prophet Differs On Citizenship

[New Dawn] President George Manneh Weah’s private prophet, Bishop Emeritus Matthew T. Gueh says he does not agree that citizenship should be granted to foreigners before they could do what they have to do here, slightly differing with Mr. Weah’s argume…

[New Dawn] President George Manneh Weah's private prophet, Bishop Emeritus Matthew T. Gueh says he does not agree that citizenship should be granted to foreigners before they could do what they have to do here, slightly differing with Mr. Weah's argument on granting citizenship to all races for development and progress.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Judiciary Saves 60bn/-, Case Speed Satisfactory

[Daily News] THE Judiciary disposed of old cases by 100 and 91 per cent at Primary Court, District and Resident Magistrate’s Courts, respectively, and the Attorney General (AG) saved over 60bn/- after successfully defending the government in different …

[Daily News] THE Judiciary disposed of old cases by 100 and 91 per cent at Primary Court, District and Resident Magistrate's Courts, respectively, and the Attorney General (AG) saved over 60bn/- after successfully defending the government in different cases last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

NAMA 2018 Nominees List Out

[263Chat] National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NAMA) has released the list of nominees up for this year’s awards slated for 17 February 2018 at Reps Theatre.

[263Chat] National Arts Council of Zimbabwe (NAMA) has released the list of nominees up for this year's awards slated for 17 February 2018 at Reps Theatre.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

EFF Message of Solidarity With the Trapped Mineworkers of Beatrix Mine

[EFF] The EFF send a message of solidarity to all 950 Beatrix mineworkers in Welkom who are trapped underground. It is reported that miners got trapped after electricity cut which meant the lifts bringing them up could not work.

[EFF] The EFF send a message of solidarity to all 950 Beatrix mineworkers in Welkom who are trapped underground. It is reported that miners got trapped after electricity cut which meant the lifts bringing them up could not work.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa