Articles by AllAfrica


Namibia: Free Trade Agreement Reviewed

2019-06-26 12:05:01
[Namibian] The mines and energy ministry has called on trade experts to find innovative ways to contribute to the success of the review process of the free trade area agreement. Source

Botswana: Doubt Over IEC Preparedness

2019-06-26 10:58:53
[The Patriot] Doubt has been cast on the level of preparedness of the elections management body, the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) in delivering free and fair elections come October amid an avalanche of challenges. Source

South Africa: Video Surveillance and Cybersecurity, Part Two - Chinese Cyber Espionage Is a Real Threat

2019-06-26 10:39:45
[Daily Maverick] Chinese surveillance giant Hikvision has sold thousands of security cameras in South Africa and soon Joburg's suburbs will see an unprecedented increase of Hikvision's presence. But their products, along with Huawei and ZTE, face a ban in the United States following rising fears of Chinese cyber espionage. Unlike the US, however, South Africa's State Security Agency - with its own shady past - has enjoyed a close relationship with China's security forces. Daily Maverick delved into the details of the US ba Source

Nigeria: Torture Still Rife in Nigeria - Amnesty

2019-06-26 10:24:04
[Premium Times] Nigerian authorities must do more to end the ongoing use of torture and other forms of ill-treatment by law enforcement agencies, Amnesty International said today, marking International Day in Support of Victims of Torture. Source