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    South Africa: State of Nation Address on 12 February marred by removal of some and jamming of cell phone signal

    Monday, February 16th, 2015

    President Zuma delivered the State of the Nation address on 12 February. It has been a set piece event with no questions but this year was

    25th Anniversary of the Release of Nelson Mandela

    Wednesday, February 11th, 2015

    Message by President Jacob Zuma marking the 25th Anniversary of the release of Madiba Source: The Presidency Exactly 25 years ago… on the 11th of February, our late former President Nelson Mandela walked out of the Victor Verster prison as a free man after twenty seven years of imprisonment. This day therefore marked a giant

    Angola Monitor Issue 1/15

    Monday, February 9th, 2015

    The Angola Monitor covers the politics, economics, development, democracy and human rights of Angola. It is published quarterly by Action for Southern Africa (ACTSA). This issue covers: Political News: MPLA Congress, Independence Day, Angola improving ties with USA and Portugal; Economic News: Public Sector Recruitment freeze, Angola perceived as most corrupt country in Southern Africa, [...]

    O Monitor de Angola No 1, 2015

    Monday, February 9th, 2015

    O Monitor de Angola aborda política, economia, desenvolvimento, democracia e direitos humanos em Angola. É publicado trimestralmente pela Ação pela África Austral (ACTSA, sigla em inglês). Esta edição cobrirá: Política: Congresso do MPLA; Dia da Independência; Angola fortalece laços com os Estados Unidos e Portugal. Economia: Suspensão dos concursos de admissão para o setor público; [...]

    Zimbabwe: President Mugabe becomes Chair of the African Union – EU lifts travel ban

    Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

    President Mugabe, assumed the chair of the African Union on 30 January. The European Union (EU) announced on 2 February the travel ban it had imposed in