Daily Archives: May 27, 2019

Malawi’s Mutharika Re-Elected to 2nd Term in Tight Race

Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika narrowly won re-election with 38% of the votes in last week’s polls, the electoral commission declared Monday.Mutharika’s victory was announced in Blantyre, Malawi’s largest city, immediately after the High Court in L…

South Africa: Cabinet announcement later this week

PRETORIA, The announcement on the members of the new executive will be made later in the week, says the Presidency.The Constitution of the Republic stipulates that the President must assume office within five days of being elected by the National Assem…

South Africa: Cabinet announcement later this week

PRETORIA, The announcement on the members of the new executive will be made later in the week, says the Presidency.The Constitution of the Republic stipulates that the President must assume office within five days of being elected by the National Assem…

Kenya Conference Takes On Rapid Urbanization

NAIROBI Some 3,000 delegates, including four presidents, cabinet ministers, urban planners and population experts are attending the United Nations Habitat Assembly meeting this week in Nairobi. They are seeking better urban and sustainable planning t…

Sudan Opposition to Press Ahead With General Strike

KHARTOUM, SUDAN Sudan’s alliance of opposition and protest groups said Monday that it would push ahead with a two-day general strike starting Tuesday after talks with the ruling military council collapsed. Wagdy Saleh, speaking for the Declaration of…

Sudan Opposition to Press Ahead With General Strike

KHARTOUM, SUDAN Sudan’s alliance of opposition and protest groups said Monday that it would push ahead with a two-day general strike starting Tuesday after talks with the ruling military council collapsed. Wagdy Saleh, speaking for the Declaration of…