news From All Africa
- Africa: Cop21 – Climate Change and Conflict Meet in Cameroon
[IRIN] Kousseri/Douala -Nadine Wondje, a native of Manoka, an island off the coast of Cameroon’s economic capital, Douala, fears the sea will soon “swallow” her village.
- Malawi: Maximum-Security Prisoners Receive Grammy Nomination
[Al Jazeera] Group of male and female inmates from Malawi, most of whom face life sentences, named contenders in prestigious awards.
- Uganda: I Won't Speculate On Polls – Museveni
[Monitor] Kapchorwa -President Museveni yesterday declined to rate his chances of securing a fifth term come February 18, 2016, even as Kenyan deputy president William Ruto joined him in Kapchorwa to bolster his campaign.
- South Africa: Nene Shocker – R16/$ No Longer Outrageous – Economist
[News24Wire] The rand tanked to its lowest level yet against major currencies on Wednesday evening, shortly after President Jacob Zuma removed Nhlanhla Nene as finance minister and replaced him with largely unknown David van Rooyen.
- South Africa: Meet David Van Rooyen – the Man Who Must Fill Nene's Shoes
[News24Wire] David Douglas Des van Rooyen, the man President Jacob Zuma named as Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene’s successor in a shock announcement on Wednesday, has been described by economists as largely unknown, with little policy experience.
- South Africa: Govt Disrespecting Us – Marikana Claimants
[News24Wire] The miners injured and arrested during the Marikana shooting, as well as the families of those who were killed, have accused the government of disrespecting them.
- Kenya: Limuru Baby Dies After 'Taking Two Doses of Polio Vaccine'
[The Star] A two-week-old baby girl died on Monday night after a double polio vaccine in the nationwide drive.
- Nigeria: Arms Scandal – Jonathan's Govt Spent Billions, Abused Trust – Buhari
[Premium Times] The former administration of Goodluck Jonathan spent billions of naira and millions of dollars on efforts to equip the Nigerian military against Boko Haram, but there was rampant “abuse of trust”, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.
- Kenya: Women Campaign for Support to Get Top Seats
[The Star] Myths that women cannot lead have held back society by locking ambitious women out of elective positions, a church leader said yesterday.
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