Former Mozambican Justice Minister to be tried for abuse of office and undue remuneration


nsnbc : Former Mozambican Justice Minister Abduremane Lino de Almeida, will have to face trial for abuse of office and undue remuneration. A first trial date at the Kampfumo Judicial Court in the Mozambican capital Maputo was set for May 31. Ex Justice Minister Abduremane Lino de Almeida is accused by the Central Office for Combating Corruption (GCCC) More...

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By Christof Lehmann On Saturday, May 20th, 2017

Egypt to “regulate” its nuclear Russian roulette

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : The Egyptian parliament’s Energy and Environment Committee is discussing a proposed law aimed to regulate the construction of nuclear power plants. Omitted from the discourse is More...

Renamo fighters (archives)
By nsnbc On Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Disarmament of Renamo fighters depends on integration into Mozambican military and police: Dhlakama

nsnbc : Renamo leader Alfonso Dhlakama announced in Nampula that the disarmament of Renamo fighter depends on the incorporation of its guerrillas into the Mozambican Defence Forces (FADM) and the Republic of Mozambique More...

By nsnbc On Monday, May 15th, 2017

Egypt poised to achieve self-sufficiency of natural gas by 2018

nsnbc : Tarek Al-Molla, Egypt’sMinister of Oil, said Egypt is poised to achieve self-sufficiency in natural gas by the end of 2018. On Friday al-Molla said that over the past three years 21 projects have been More...

Tight social bonds help Ethiopian wolves protect their families and territories. © by
By nsnbc On Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Battling to save the Ethiopian wolf – Africa’s rarest carnivore

Claudio Sillero (TC) : Most members of the Canidae family, such as wolves, dogs and foxes, are versatile and opportunistic animals, thriving in many habitats and some even living in urban and suburban settings. More...

Protesters shot at with rubber-coated steel bullets.
By nsnbc On Wednesday, May 10th, 2017

South Africa’s protests over jobs and housing spread to capital

nsnbc : Protests over jobs and housing have spread to South Africa’s capital. For a third day in a row protesters seeking jobs and adequate housing clashed with police in parts of the country’s economic More...

Renamo president Alfonso Dhlakama  (archives)
By nsnbc On Sunday, May 7th, 2017

Mozambique: Renamo declares indefinite truce, military might withdraw from Gorongosa

nsnbc : After Renamo leader Alfonso Dhlakama last week declared an indefinite truce, he claimed that Mozambican military forces would withdraw from 28 positions in the central district of Gorongosa by the end of More...

Boko Haram still outpacing Nigerian authorities- EPA, Tife-Owolabi
By Christof Lehmann On Sunday, May 7th, 2017

82 Chibok schoolgirls freed from Boko Haram: Slavery in Africa and Middle East largely ignored

Christof Lehmann (nsnbc) : 82 more Chibok schoolgirls who were among more than 200 kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014 have been released, reported the office of Nigeria’s Presidency on Saturday. The kidnapping More...

Recent protests against President Jacob Zuma outside parliament in Cape Town. Nic Bothma/EPA
By nsnbc On Sunday, April 30th, 2017

No nuclear energy option for South Africa – for now at least

Hartmut Winkler (TC) : A South African court has ruled that critical aspects of the country’s nuclear procurement process are illegal and unconstitutional. The outcome is a significant setback for a network of More...

Mozambique's North South Road (archives)
By nsnbc On Saturday, April 29th, 2017

Mozambican parliament adopts law on operationalizing new districts

nsnbc : The Mozambican parliament, earlier this week on Wednesday, adopted a law on operationalizing 16 new districts with a budget of 892 million meticais (EUR 12.4 million ).  The law was adopted with the votes More...