I motsetning til de andre landene som var del av «den arabiske våren» fortsetter Tunisia på sin vei mot å sikre et stabilt demokrati i landet. Etter et vellykket parlamentsvalg forsetter nå valgkampen foran presidentvalget 23. november. Les mer >
Oh the irony. In 1982, Cyril Ramaphosa, presided over the establishment of one of South Africa’s largest trade unions, the National Union of Mineworkers (NUM). Exactly thirty years later, Ramaphosa, in his capacity as board member of Lonmin PLC, presided over the worst state violence against civilians since apartheid, many of whom were NUM members, when police shot and killed 34 miners during the wildcat strike at Lonmin’s Marikana platinum mine.
Nairobi (Kenya) - East Africa enters the most decisive stage in its ambitious quest for a political union this week when the five heads of state launch the writing of a federal constitution and issue a time frame for establishment of a regional government.
Nairobi (Kenya) - Shikamoo Mwalimu. Next week, the Summit of Heads of State of the East African Community will take place in Nairobi, Kenya. The Community is currently chaired by Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya. Yes sir, you may share this news with Mzee Kenyatta and Mzee Milton Obote when you see them. The East African Community did not die permanently in 1977; it has been resurrected and is thriving.
Nouakchott (Mauritania) - The latest arrest of a group of prominent anti-slavery activists in Mauritania has once again brought to the fore the country's struggle with slavery and discrimination based on colour.
Luanda (Angola) - The governor of the southern province of Kwanza-Sul, General Eusébio de Brito Teixeira, 61 years old, has recently authorized on his own and for himself land for agricultural use and the construction of condominiums. Through a glaring scheme of self-dealing, the governor and his family have already grabbed over 30,000 hectares (over 300 square kilometers) of land in Kwanza-Sul.
Nairobi (Kenya) - A case filed in the United Kingdom against a printing firm has exposed rings of corrupt public officials in Kenya, Ghana, Somaliland and Mauritania, who are reported to have received thousands of dollars in bribes to influence the award of tenders.