Day: February 11, 2019

African News

S.Africa's president says Eskom power cuts 'most worrying'

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South Africa’s president Cyril Ramaphosa said on Monday the prospect of more power cuts by utility Eskom were “most worrying”. Source link

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The men who would lead Nigeria: the presidency, power and petroleum

ABUJA/LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigeria had more than 70 candidates for president when campaigning began for Saturday’s elections. Source link

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Zimbabwe's vice president receiving treatment in India-official

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwean Vice President Constantino Chiwenga is being treated in India for a minor ailment, a government deputy minister has said, days after a local news website reported that the retired general had gone to that country due to failing health. Source link

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UN expert says suspension of Nigeria's chief judge breaches human rights

GENEVA (Reuters) – The suspension of Nigeria’s most senior judge by President Muhammadu Buhari last month broke international human rights standards on independence of the judiciary and the separation of powers, a U.N. expert said in a statement on Monday. Source link

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Zimbabwe teachers' unions suspend national strike

HARARE (Reuters) – Zimbabwean teachers have suspended a national strike seeking better pay, unions said on Sunday, but warned that they could walk out from their jobs again if the government did not meet their demands. Source link

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Sudanese security forces use tear gas to break up women's protest

KHARTOUM (Reuters) – Sudanese security forces used tear gas on Sunday to break up a crowd of hundreds of people, mostly young women, demonstrating against the detention of women arrested at previous protests, witnesses said. Source link

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