Country Produces a Third of World’s Tantalum – Report

[East African] Rwanda is the world’s largest producer of tantalum, accounting for over one-third of the mineral traded on the international market, according to the latest Minerals Commodity Summaries published by the United States Geological Survey.

[East African] Rwanda is the world's largest producer of tantalum, accounting for over one-third of the mineral traded on the international market, according to the latest Minerals Commodity Summaries published by the United States Geological Survey.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Kagame to Meet AU Foreign Ministers Over Reforms Progress

[East African] Rwandan President Paul Kagame will next week meet with foreign ministers from the African Union member countries in Kigali to discuss ways of fast-tracking the implementation of the continental bloc’s reforms.

[East African] Rwandan President Paul Kagame will next week meet with foreign ministers from the African Union member countries in Kigali to discuss ways of fast-tracking the implementation of the continental bloc's reforms.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Rights Lawyer Opiyo Recieves 2017 German Africa Prize

[Deutsche Welle] Ugandan human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo has won the 2017 German Africa Prize. He has been credited for defending civil rights and political freedoms in Uganda. But how did he get there?

[Deutsche Welle] Ugandan human rights lawyer Nicholas Opiyo has won the 2017 German Africa Prize. He has been credited for defending civil rights and political freedoms in Uganda. But how did he get there?

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Buhari Reappears but Concerns About His Health Continue

[Deutsche Welle] Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has made his first public appearance in weeks, amid mounting concerns about his state of health. There have been calls from the public asking the president to take medical leave.

[Deutsche Welle] Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has made his first public appearance in weeks, amid mounting concerns about his state of health. There have been calls from the public asking the president to take medical leave.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Germany to Build Orphanages to Deport Minors to

[Deutsche Welle] Germany’s migration office is considering plans to build homes in Morocco where they can send deported underage migrants, according to leaked documents. The plans have been criticized by opposition lawmakers.

[Deutsche Welle] Germany's migration office is considering plans to build homes in Morocco where they can send deported underage migrants, according to leaked documents. The plans have been criticized by opposition lawmakers.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Will Malema Succeed Zuma?

[Al Jazeera] In recent years the relationship between South African President Jacob Zuma and Julius Malema, the leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), has dominated South African politics.

[Al Jazeera] In recent years the relationship between South African President Jacob Zuma and Julius Malema, the leader of the Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF), has dominated South African politics.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Women’s Activist Rwigara to Challenge Kagame in Polls

[Deutsche Welle] Diane Rwigara, a Rwandan women’s rights activist, says she will stand against President Paul Kagame in the country’s August election. She says she wants to fight injustice and encourage freedom of expression.

[Deutsche Welle] Diane Rwigara, a Rwandan women's rights activist, says she will stand against President Paul Kagame in the country's August election. She says she wants to fight injustice and encourage freedom of expression.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Slain Minister Siraji Buried, Govt Opens Probe

[Al Jazeera] Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has ordered an investigation into what he called an “unfortunate tragedy” as the country buried a minister killed by another official’s guards.

[Al Jazeera] Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed has ordered an investigation into what he called an "unfortunate tragedy" as the country buried a minister killed by another official's guards.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia