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Egypt: New Laws Entrench Military Power Over Civilians

Human Rights Watch 05 Mar 2024
The African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, in interpreting the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights, has said that military courts “should not, in any circumstances whatsoever, have ...

Experts call on African countries to utilize artificial intelligence for development

Xinhua 04 Mar 2024
... the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Conference of African Ministers of Finance, Planning and Economic Development in Zimbabwe, according to a press release by the UNECA Sunday.

Almost 100 high-ranking ANC members to be axed from poll list, following Integrity Commission report

Independent online (SA) 04 Mar 2024
In a bid to clean out corruption, the African National Congress’ (ANC) Integrity Commission has advocated that almost 100 members who are implicated in the state capture report be axed from the 2024 election candidates list.

Africa needs effective policies and infrastructure to prosper from artificial intelligence, experts say

Ghana Business News 04 Mar 2024
Speaking at a panel discussion on ‘Fostering prosperity through policies on artificial intelligence in Africa’, on the sidelines of the on-going 56th Session of the Economic Commission for Africa ...

News24 | Media vs big tech: Elon Musk's X slammed by SA competition watchdog for ...

News24 04 Mar 2024
The refusal of Elon Musk's X social media company to participate in a Competition Commission inquiry into the impact that big tech companies are having on the South African news sector, raised the ire of inquiry chair James Hodge ... .

Kenya: Govt to Actively Campaign for Raila's AU Commission Bid

All Africa 04 Mar 2024
Nairobi -- Prime Cabinet Secretary Musalia Mudavadi says the government will be actively campaigning for Azimio La Umoja One Kenya coalition Raila Odinga who is seeking to replace Moussa Faki at the helm of the African Union Commission ....

EXPLAINER – What is driving turmoil in Chad?

Anadolu Agency 04 Mar 2024
The African Union Commission, headed by Chad's former Prime Minister Moussa Faki Mahamat, sent a message of condolence to the victims of these events in a statement on Thursday, regretting "the recourse to violence."

Books are still vital for literacy and learning

Mail Guardian South Africa 04 Mar 2024
Tatiana Kazim, an Equal Education Law Centre researcher, points out that the South African Human Rights Commission views library books as a necessary material to learn how to read and write.

Ghana poised to be regional hub for higher education

Ghana Business News 03 Mar 2024
The ACQF-II is a project of the African-European Union partnership, implemented by the European Training Foundation, in collaboration with countries, regions, and the African Union Commission.

Editorial: Our water crisis is a tinderbox

Mail Guardian South Africa 03 Mar 2024
As the South African Human Rights Commission noted in 2021, the failure of the country’s wastewater treatment works and the pollution of its water resources with poorly treated or raw sewage is a ...

AU Commission chief condemns killing of Palestinians seeking aid in Gaza

Xinhua 02 Mar 2024
ADDIS ABABA, March 2 (Xinhua) -- Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission Moussa Faki Mahamat has "strongly condemned" the mass killing of Palestinians queuing for humanitarian aid in Gaza.

Africa: Somalia Fronts Ex-Minister for AU Chairperson Top Seat

All Africa 02 Mar 2024
Somalia has formally begun lobbying for its ex-Foreign Affairs minister Fawzia Yusuf Adam to be the next African Union Commission (AUC) Chairperson in what could bring a direct challenge to Kenya's Raila Odinga, The East African reports ....