2012-03-12 10:59:37Disappointing Vote By Unesco On Obiang Prize[IFEX]
A split vote by UNESCO's Executive Board to approve a prize sponsored by President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo of Equatorial Guinea puts the president's interests above UNESCO's basic principles of human rights and good governance, seven civil society groups said today. The March 8, 2012 decision by a commission of the board to change the controversial award's name and press UNESCO's Director General Irina Bokova to implement it is due to be formally adopted in a plenary session today.
Monday, 12-09-13, 13:39Lutepo's Bail Pegged At K55 Million Cash[Malawi News Agency]Zomba -The High Court in Zomba on Friday ruled that money laundering suspect, businessman Oswald Lutepo should pay K55 million cash before he can be remanded on bail.
Monday, 12-09-13, 13:39Collection of Nomination Forms for 2014 Polls to Start in January[AEP]The nomination forms for 2014 tripartite polls will be available for collection by all aspiring candidates from January 16 to February 14 2014, the Malawi Electoral Commission has said. Aspiring candidates for Parliamentary and Local Government Elections will present their nominations at the Council Headquarters whereas Presidential candidates will have to present their nomination papers to the Commission's offices in Blantyre. The presentations will take place from 10 to 14 February 2014, according to Mec
Monday, 12-09-13, 13:39Job Uncertainty Clouds Rosh Pinah[New Era]Walvis Bay -Close to 200 employees of the Rosh Pinah Zinc Corporation face possible retrenchment early next year.