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.
Tuesday, 10-28-14, 13:41Patrice Motsepe Donates U.S.$ 1 Million to the Fight Against Ebola[African Rainbow Minerals]Johannesburg -Patrice Motsepe, Founder of the Motsepe Foundation and Executive Chairman and Founder of African Rainbow Minerals (ARM) donated US$1 million on behalf of the Motsepe Foundation and ARM to the Ebola Fund in the Republic of Guinea (Guinea) to assist in the fight against Ebola in West Africa.
Tuesday, 10-28-14, 13:24Jabu Confesses to VP Mujuru Deals As He Confirms Extortion Allegations[The Herald]Zvamaida Murwira -ZIMBABWE National Liberation War Veterans Association national chairperson Cde Jabulani Sibanda has all but sensationally confirmed that corruption and extortion allegations being levelled against Vice President Joice Mujuru are true, legal analysts have said. The analysts said Cde Sibanda effectively admitted that the allegations are true in an interview with NewsDay yesterday when he was reported to have said it was wrong for the First Lady Amai Grace Mugabe and other Zanu-PF officials to publicly critic
Tuesday, 10-28-14, 13:07Final Remand for Rhino Horn Suspects[New Era]Windhoek -Magistrate Johannes Shuuveni on Monday gave December 12 this year as the final remand date for further investigations in the matter in which three Chinese nationals face charges of attempting to smuggle 14 rhino horns valued at N$2.3 million.
Tuesday, 10-28-14, 12:59France to Send Troops Back to North Mali As Insurgent Activity Revives[RFI]France is to send troops redeployed to neighbouring countries back to the Mali because UN forces have failed to turn up in the troubled north of the country as planned, French Defence Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has told RFI. Insurgent activity has risen again in the area, he admitted.
Tuesday, 10-28-14, 12:5660 Civilians Injured in Fighting Near UN Base[UN News]More than 60 civilians were injured yesterday after fighting broke at a protection of civilians site next to the United Nations House on the outskirts of Juba, South Sudan, according to a UN spokesperson.