Malians Vote in Presidential Runoff

Malians have voted in a presidential runoff election Sunday amid heavy security to thwart violence, deciding whether to hand incumbent Ibrahim Boubacar Keita a second five-year term or replace him with opposition challenger Soumalia Cisse.

Counting was underway in some …

MOZAMBIQUE IMPOSES HEFTY FOREIGN MEDIA LICENCE FEE

MAPUTO– Mozambique’s government is set to introduce hefty license fees for local and foreign journalists in an apparent attempt to discourage reporting from the country.

Foreign correspondents will pay $2,500 (Pound 1,900) per trip for media accreditation while foreign correspondents …

Cameroon’s Boko Haram IDPs Clash With Hosts Over Resources

The government of Cameroon is trying to negotiate an end to a crisis in the northern part of the country that triggered fighting between people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency and villagers who have hosted them for the past …

Upheaval in Somali Region Tests Ethiopian PM’s Ability to Unify

Tension is still running high in Ethiopia’s Somali region after federal and regional forces engaged in clashes last week that killed at least 29 people, leading to the resignation of the regional president.

A temporary successor has been named, and …

PRETORIA COMMITTED TO PROMOTING GENDER EQUALITY IN AVIATION

CAPE TOWN — South African Deputy Minister of Transport Sindisiwe Chikunga says the government is committed to promoting gender equality in the aviation industry.

Delivering the opening address at the three-day Global Aviation Gender Summit here Wednesday, Chikunga said that …

PRETORIA COMMITTED TO PROMOTING GENDER EQUALITY IN AVIATION

CAPE TOWN — South African Deputy Minister of Transport Sindisiwe Chikunga says the government is committed to promoting gender equality in the aviation industry.

Delivering the opening address at the three-day Global Aviation Gender Summit here Wednesday, Chikunga said that …