2012-03-15 10:25:13African Democracies 'Represent the Future,' Says U.S. Policymaker[allAfrica.com]
Washington, DC -
Promoting democracy in Africa has been a policy focus for successive U.S. administrations in the post-Cold War era. Since President Barack Obama took office in 2009, the American government has provided some form of backing for many of the two dozen presidential elections and several dozen national and local legislative polls that have been held across the continent.
Thursday, 10-23-14, 8:59Pistorius Cried Himself to Sleep - Report[SAPA]Johannesburg -The Correctional Services department on Thursday declined to comment on a report that convicted paralympian Oscar Pistorius wept himself to sleep on his first day in prison.
Thursday, 10-23-14, 8:38Recalled Witness in Bemba Trial to Testify in Closed Session[Bemba Trial Website]All testimony by a prosecution witness who was recalled by International Criminal Court (ICC) judges to give evidence on issues of witness credibility in the trial of Jean-Pierre Bemba will be heard in closed session.
Thursday, 10-23-14, 7:06BoT Counts Capital Liberalisation Gains[Daily News]Bagamoyo -TANZANIA stands to benefit heavily from the capital account liberalisation, a senior Bank of Tanzania (BoT) official has said.
Thursday, 10-23-14, 7:06Jonathan Gets Ultimatum to Declare for Presidency[Vanguard]ABUJA--AHEAD of the formal declaration of President Goodluck Jonathan for his re-election bid for the 2015 Presidential election, the national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP yesterday gave the President and other aspirants vying for various elective positions, one week ultimatum to purchase their expression of interest and nomination forms, saying the party cannot go for a national convention to ratify someone who has not indicated interest to contest.