Latest News December 25, 2015
news From All Africa
- Central African Republic: Officials Propose Delaying Voting in Central African Republic[Deutsche Welle] Authorities in Bangui have proposed to delay presidential and legislative elections set for this weekend until next week. Officials said they needed the time to train poll workers.
- Central African Republic: Election Delayed by Three Days[UN News] The presidential and legislative elections that had been scheduled to take place this Sunday in the Central African Republic (CAR) will now be held on 30 December 2015, the United Nations peacekeeping mission in the country reported today.
- Zimbabwe: Minister Launches Scathing Attack On Foreign Investors[News24Wire] Zimbabwe’s Indigenisation Minister Patrick Zhuwao has launched a scathing attack on would-be foreign investors, accusing them of wanting to loot the country, press reports said on Thursday.
- Nigeria: Security Forces Intercept Bombs in Food Flasks[Premium Times] Thousands of Muslims celebrating Maulud, which is the birthday of holy Prophet Muhammad, on Thursday escaped what would have possibly been an all-time record calamity, had some eagled-eyed vigilante operatives not intercepted five food flasks filled with bombs outside a popular Maiduguri mosque.
- Ghana: Jubilee Full Field Development Plan Presented[Business Day] Tullow Ghana, operators of Jubilee field, and Kosmos, operators of Mahogany and Teak, have presented a Plan of Development (PoD) for the Greater Jubilee Full Field to the government ahead of schedule.
- Kenya: Africans Make Up the Largest Share of Migrant Deaths[Nation] A majority of asylum seekers who die crossing over to Europe by sea are Africans and the fatalities have increased in 2015, a review of migration data by Nation Newsplex reveals.
- Kenya: Court Overrules Uhuru, Grants Developer Rights On Grabbed Loresho Water Reservoir Land[The Star] A private developer has obtained a court order restraining the government from repossessing land belonging to Loresho water reservoir.
- Zambia: What Miyanda Told Lungu On Dual Citizenship and Other Issues[Zambian Watchdog] This is the letter that has made PF president Edgar Lungu postpone signing the defective amended constitution. Miyanda explains to him that dual citizenship is a danger to Zambia’s security, Christian national declaration not assured, indigenous tribes not recognised, etc..
- South Africa: Cabinet Officially Approves Nuclear Plan[News24Wire] A Government Gazette notice released by the Department of Energy on December 21 has confirmed Cabinet’s decision to move ahead with the 9 600 MW nuclear procurement programme.
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