Zimbabwe:High Court Stop Bus Terminus Construction On Wetlands

Dec. 15, 2017, 2:46 p.m. [263Chat] High Court Judge Justice Felistus Chatukuta on Thursday 14 December 2017 interdicted the Harare City Council (HCC) from proceeding with constructing a bus terminus and an informal sector traders' market on wetlands, a development which residents deemed could pose environmental and health threats to their families. more

Cameroon:Religious Leaders Call for Peace, Dialogue

Dec. 15, 2017, 2:43 p.m. [VOA] Cameroon Christian and Muslim religious leaders are calling for peace and talks to end the crisis in English-speaking regions of the central African nation that has prompted secession calls. more

Botswana:President Khama Starts Farewell Tour

Dec. 15, 2017, 2:28 p.m. [Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Multitudes braved the scotching sun yesterday morning (December 14) to go and bid President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama fare well at the Moshupa kgotla as he kick-started his country-wide farewell tour before he steps down. more

Zimbabwe:Govt in the Right Direction, Says IMF

Dec. 15, 2017, 1:12 p.m. [The Source] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says the softening of the Indigenization and Economic Empowerment Act is a step in the right direction and feels the 2018 budget is a good starting point in addressing excessive government expenditure. more

Africa:Africa's Must-Do Decade

Dec. 15, 2017, 1:02 p.m. [New Dawn] Since 2000, Africa has recorded impressive rates of economic growth, owing largely to development assistance and a prolonged commodity boom. While the continent shows great diversity in the socioeconomic trajectories, growth rates have generally masked an underlying lack of structural transformation. more

Liberia:Ruling Party Wants Election Run-Off Halted Again

Dec. 15, 2017, 12:58 p.m. [New Dawn] Liberia's ruling Unity Party (UP) is requesting the Supreme Court to issue another stay order against the conduct of a presidential runoff scheduled by the National Elections Commission (NEC) for 26 December, informing the Court that NEC has failed to clean-up the Final Registration Roll (FRR) as mandated. more

Liberia:Boakai Commits to One-Term Presidency

Dec. 15, 2017, 12:43 p.m. [FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Unity Party Standard Bearer Joseph Boakai has for the first time announced his intention to serve a one-term bid if elected President in the ensuing runoff election. more

Liberia:Ruling Party Asks Court to Stop Election Run-Off

Dec. 15, 2017, 12:42 p.m. [FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The ruling Unity Party (UP) has called on the Supreme Court of Liberia to issue an immediate stay order on the December 28 presidential runoff based on a 25-count Bill of Information the party has filed with the highest court. more

Liberia:Party Makes Court Bid to Stop Election Run-Off

Dec. 15, 2017, 12:28 p.m. [New Democrat] The ruling Unity Party has filed a bill of information with the Supreme Court calling for the issuance of an immediate stay order on the holding of the run-off election on December 26, 2017 due to "irregular and the premature" way the National Election Commission (NEC) is proceeding with the run-off process. more