Former Ulimo-K Commander Mohammed Jabateh Trial Goes to the Jury

[FrontPageAfrica] Philadelphia, Pa -Federal judge Paul S. Diamond sent Mohammed Jabateh’s case to the jury Tuesday, urging them to consider all evidence provided in the case, as U. S. prosecutors and Jabateh’s defense attorney presented their final arg…

[FrontPageAfrica] Philadelphia, Pa -Federal judge Paul S. Diamond sent Mohammed Jabateh's case to the jury Tuesday, urging them to consider all evidence provided in the case, as U. S. prosecutors and Jabateh's defense attorney presented their final arguments.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

President Faure Visits North East-Point Night Shelter

[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure paid a visit to the Night Shelter facility located at North East-Point this evening, which is currently being managed by the Department of Social Affairs and offers temporary shelter for those in need.

[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure paid a visit to the Night Shelter facility located at North East-Point this evening, which is currently being managed by the Department of Social Affairs and offers temporary shelter for those in need.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

FM Holds Working Sessions With UNSG Personal Envoy for Moroccan Sahara

[MAP] Rabat -Foreign minister Nasser Bourita held working sessions, on Oct. 16-17 in Rabat, with UN Secretary General Personal Envoy for the Sahara Horst Köhler, said a statement by the foreign affairs ministry.

[MAP] Rabat -Foreign minister Nasser Bourita held working sessions, on Oct. 16-17 in Rabat, with UN Secretary General Personal Envoy for the Sahara Horst Köhler, said a statement by the foreign affairs ministry.

source: AllAfrica News: Western Sahara

Cabinet Reshuffle a Ploy for Nuclear Procurement Programme?

[Daily Maverick] An early warning that something was about to happen with regard to President Zuma and the government’s bid to ram through a cripplingly costly nuclear procurement programme became evident last week, when the Department of Environmental…

[Daily Maverick] An early warning that something was about to happen with regard to President Zuma and the government's bid to ram through a cripplingly costly nuclear procurement programme became evident last week, when the Department of Environmental Affairs granted a nuclear site permit to Eskom to build a new nuclear plant in the Western Cape. The shuffling of former Minister of State Security, David Mahlobo - a frequent flier to Moscow - into the key post of Minister of Energy has confirmed fears that President Zuma a

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cabinet Reshuffle Analysis – Jacob Zuma, the Disruptor-in-Chief

[Daily Maverick] In one fell swoop President Jacob Zuma rid himself of a political critic and appointed a close ally to a key portfolio in Tuesday’s Cabinet reshuffle. From across the political spectrum, organised labour and business, came sharp critic…

[Daily Maverick] In one fell swoop President Jacob Zuma rid himself of a political critic and appointed a close ally to a key portfolio in Tuesday's Cabinet reshuffle. From across the political spectrum, organised labour and business, came sharp criticism that this latest change, some seven months after the previous reshuffle, in no way contributed to better governance in these troubled economic times dominated by State Capture. But there's a crucial ANC national elective conference in less than 60 days and Zuma, a shrewd

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Government Aims to End Treatable Blindness

[Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -The Minister of Infrastructure and Housing Development Mr Nonofo Molefhi who is also Member of Parliament for Selebi Phikwe East said that government has joined the international community in an effort to eliminate …

[Botswana Daily News] Selebi Phikwe -The Minister of Infrastructure and Housing Development Mr Nonofo Molefhi who is also Member of Parliament for Selebi Phikwe East said that government has joined the international community in an effort to eliminate treatable blindness by the year 2020.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Cabinet Reshuffle – Zuma May Strike Yet Again Before December

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma has shuffled the deckchairs for a twelfth time in a move that seems to have been aimed at dealing with political weaknesses as well as strengthening his hand in government and the ANC’s succession race. The real bu…

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma has shuffled the deckchairs for a twelfth time in a move that seems to have been aimed at dealing with political weaknesses as well as strengthening his hand in government and the ANC's succession race. The real buzz in ANC circles, however, is on how he cunningly left the door ajar for a 13th reshuffle in the not-too-distant future. By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cabinet Reshuffle – A Worried South Africa Responds

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma’s Tuesday Cabinet reshuffle was greeted with almost unanimous concern from quarters unconnected to the ANC. While the axing of Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande is widely seen as the underlying motive, parti…

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma's Tuesday Cabinet reshuffle was greeted with almost unanimous concern from quarters unconnected to the ANC. While the axing of Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande is widely seen as the underlying motive, particular unease also accompanies the move of State Security Minister David Mahlobo to the vexed Energy portfolio. And aside from the specifics of the new appointments, one fact is obvious: it serves nobody's interests, except the President's, to have such a rapid turnover of min

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Cracks Down On Critical Press After Referendum

[CPJ] The Mauritanian Radio and Television Broadcast Authority today ordered Mauritania’s five privately owned news stations to shut down for “failing to fulfil their financial agreements” with the country’s broadcast regulator, local media reported.

[CPJ] The Mauritanian Radio and Television Broadcast Authority today ordered Mauritania's five privately owned news stations to shut down for "failing to fulfil their financial agreements" with the country's broadcast regulator, local media reported.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania

MP Drills Youth

[Botswana Daily News] Letlhakeng -Member of Parliament for Takatokwane constituency, Mr Ngaka Ngaka has implored the youth in Metsibotlhoko to always strive to do their best before they can start pointing fingers.

[Botswana Daily News] Letlhakeng -Member of Parliament for Takatokwane constituency, Mr Ngaka Ngaka has implored the youth in Metsibotlhoko to always strive to do their best before they can start pointing fingers.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana