EJS Congratulates Ecowas

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has congratulated the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for selecting January 16 each year as ECOWAS Human Rights Day.

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has congratulated the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) for selecting January 16 each year as ECOWAS Human Rights Day.

Will Mnangagwa Pull Off Another ‘Coup’ This Year?

[ISS] Emmerson Mnangagwa artfully disguised the manoeuvre that ousted Robert Mugabe from 37 years in power last year as a ‘military-assisted transition’ rather than a military coup. He thereby escaped suspension from the Southern African Development Co…

[ISS] Emmerson Mnangagwa artfully disguised the manoeuvre that ousted Robert Mugabe from 37 years in power last year as a 'military-assisted transition' rather than a military coup. He thereby escaped suspension from the Southern African Development Community (SADC) and the African Union (AU), which officially outlaw coups. He also largely evaded the censure of the wider international community.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

WWF’s Wednesday Water File – It’s Time to Prepare for Day Zero

[WWF] For the last few months, Capetonians have been talking about Day Zero, the day when the city’s taps are expected to run dry but what does this really mean? In the first of a regular weekly update, WWF South Africa will be publishing a Wednesday W…

[WWF] For the last few months, Capetonians have been talking about Day Zero, the day when the city's taps are expected to run dry but what does this really mean? In the first of a regular weekly update, WWF South Africa will be publishing a Wednesday Water File to help households and businesses in the Western Cape to prepare for life beyond Day Zero when we will have access to very little water.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rwanda, Uganda Move to End Strained Relations

[East African] Relations between Rwanda and Uganda remain fragile despite the two countries holding talks last week, with Kigali remaining concerned about ‘hostile activities’ across the border.

[East African] Relations between Rwanda and Uganda remain fragile despite the two countries holding talks last week, with Kigali remaining concerned about 'hostile activities' across the border.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Jubilee MPs Petition Speaker for Repeat Labour Committee Election

[Nation] The leadership of the National Assembly committee on Labour and Social Welfare has taken a new twist after Jubilee members wrote to Speaker Justin Muturi requesting for a repeat election.

[Nation] The leadership of the National Assembly committee on Labour and Social Welfare has taken a new twist after Jubilee members wrote to Speaker Justin Muturi requesting for a repeat election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Day Zero Now Likely to Happen – New Emergency Measures

[City of Cape Town] Cape Town -We have reached a point of no return. Despite our urging for months, 60% of Capetonians are callously using more than 87 litres per day.

[City of Cape Town] Cape Town -We have reached a point of no return. Despite our urging for months, 60% of Capetonians are callously using more than 87 litres per day.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa