2012-03-16 11:49:24President Obiang and Kleptocrats in Africa[Fahamu]
Africa's greedy rulers have looted the immense resources of their own countries, leaving the people poor and desperate. The continent's people must rise up and hold the rulers to account through proper governance mechanisms that will ensure transparent management of national resources.
Friday, 11-21-14, 16:21Nigeria Faces Volatile Polls[ICG]Nigeria's presidential, parliamentary and state gubernatorial and assembly elections, scheduled for February 2015, will be more contentious than usual.
Friday, 11-21-14, 16:10Scott Suspended by Ruling Party[Zambia Reports]The Patriotic Front Central Committee has suspended Acting Party and Republican President Guy Scott from the party for sixty days with immediate effect.
Friday, 11-21-14, 16:07Arsonist Faces Lashing[Botswana Daily News]Francistown -Francistown principal magistrate, Mr Thebeetsile Mulalu has sentenced Mgcini Ncube to five years imprisonment and five strokes for each of the two counts of arson.
Friday, 11-21-14, 16:05Jammeh Says Qatar Trip 'Most Positive'[The Point]President Yahya Jammeh has declared his latest official visit to Qatar as the most positive of his trips to that oil rich Arab country in Western Asia.
Friday, 11-21-14, 15:34Editor's Harsh Conviction Blow to Free Speech[HRW]Beirut -A Libyan criminal court's imposition of a five-year prison term on Al-Ummah newspaper editor Amara al-Khatabi for allegedly defaming public officials is a serious blow to free speech that should not be allowed to stand.