2012-03-09 16:29:45Seychelles Explodes in Carnival Spectacle[Nairobi Star]
Last weekend saw one of the biggest carnivals on the planet as the Seychelles hosted the second edition of the Seychelles International Carnival in the capital Victoria. The carnival started with an opening reception at the Kempinksi Seychelles Resort on Thursday. Among the guests were the new Kenya Tourism Board chairman Kitili Mbathi and his wife Brenda, Seychelles tourism ambassador to Kenya Popsy Getonga and German ambassador to Kenya Margit Hellwig-Boette. The German diplomat had been in the region to
Monday, 10-20-14, 13:48HRW Calls On UN to Expand Minurso Mandate to Include Human Rights[SPS]Algiers -The international organization Human Rights Watch (HRW) called on the United Nations to extend the mandate of MINURSO (United Nations Mission for the Referendum in Western Sahara) to include humans rights monitoring in occupied Sahrawi territories and Sahrawi refugee camps in Algeria, said HRW's report released Saturday in Algiers.
Monday, 10-20-14, 13:43Joyce Banda Removes Stay Order on Call Logs[Malawi24]Malawi's former president Joyce Banda has finally allowed access to her call logs, an action that was applied for by key suspect- business tycoon Oswald Lutepo, of the cashgate scandal.
Monday, 10-20-14, 13:40Dhlakama Wants to Negotiate a Unity Government[Mozambique Political Process Bulletin]Afonso Dhlakama believes he won the election last Wednesday and is telling diplomats he wants a national unity government. He is calling for negotiations to lead to a unity government which would then totally restructure the state apparatus and security forces to remove Frelimo influence. There would then be new elections in two years.
Monday, 10-20-14, 13:21Film On Sahrawi Refugees' Situation Screened in Brussels[Algerie Presse Service]Brussels -The screening of a film on the situation of the Sahrawi refugees, as part of the Festival of Liberties in Brussels, allowed to raise awareness about the difficult reality and situation in which the Sahrawi people live in the refugee camps and occupied territories, said the Belgian Committee of Support to Sahrawi People.