Daily Archives: November 1, 2019

JOMOO to attend the Big 5 Construct Kenya

NAIROBI, Kenya, Nov. 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — From 5 – 7 November 2019, JOMOO will attend the BIG 5 CONSTRUCT KENYA as the Gold Sponsor under the theme “Green Africa, Green JOMOO”.

The Big 5 Construct Kenya is the largest

South Sudan: Journalists at risk ahead of unity government

Responding to news that a military officer on 31 October 2019 physically assaulted two female journalists during a military meeting addressed by President Salva Kiir, Amnesty International’s Deputy Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes, Seif Magango …

South Africa: Judge clears opposition politician of hate speech

JOHANNESBURG, A court in South Africa has cleared firebrand opposition politician Julius Malema of hate speech for calling Public Enterprises Minister Pravin Gordhan a dog of white monopoly capital.

Judge Roland Sutherland dismissed Gordhan’s application and ordered him to pay …

Thousands of Algerians Turn Out for 37th Consecutive Friday Protest

CAIRO – Thousands of people turned out Friday in the center of the Algerian capital, Algiers, as well as other towns and cities, for the 37th consecutive weekly protest against the government, according to Arab media reports.

Many protesters called …

US to End Cameroon’s Preferential Trade Status

The White House plans to end Cameroon’s preferential trade status in 2020 because of alleged human rights violations, a charge the West African nation’s government disputes.

U.S. President Donald Trump announced his decision in a written message to Congress on …

Flooding in East Africa Affects More Than 1 Million People

NAIROBI – An aid group estimates that more than 1 million people in East Africa are affected by flooding after higher-than-normal rainfall.

Parts of the region are bracing for a tropical storm that could worsen an already dire humanitarian situation.…