2012-02-07 10:16:23Country Celebrates 21st Anniversary of the Unity Charter[RFI]
Burundi celebrated the 21st anniversary of the adoption of its Unity Charter on Monday. While the man behind the project, former president Pierre Buyoya, says he is satisfied with the watershed document, some say there are reasons to doubt its efficiency after ten years of civil war.
Wednesday, 07-01-15, 17:54Protesters Face Increasing Danger As Parliamentary Polls Held[African Arguments] Burundi's parliamentary elections took place on June 29th (despite efforts to delay them) and were boycotted by most opposition parties following claims of fraud, irregularities and violence during the election process.
Wednesday, 07-01-15, 17:43Nation's Football Revival Lures Foreign Players[Al Jazeera] Mogadishu -Mustapha Izekor left his home in Nigeria's Kano State to pursue his childhood dream of playing football in a professional league. This dream of playing in a big stadium in front of thousands of cheering fans brought him to the opposite side of the continent to Somalia, at the Horn of Africa.
Wednesday, 07-01-15, 17:25Making Mining Work for Zambia[World Bank] Lusaka -Zambia needs to design fiscal policies that ensure fair revenue to the government whilst also encouraging private sector investment. This is the message of a new World Bank analysis of Zambia's mining sector.
Wednesday, 07-01-15, 16:08CGG Engages CSOs On Constitutional Review Process[Concord] With support from Christian Aid Sierra Leone and Ibis Sierra Leone, Campaign for Good Governance (CGG) yesterday held a one-day roundtable conference with civil society organizations (CSOs) across the country to assess and calibrate the constitutional review process in the aftermath of the Ebola outbreak.