That means sidelining allies of his scandal plagued predecessor Jacob Zuma. Firms are also facing challenges like higher costs of electricity and the illicit import of commodities like sugar. Once a pirate makes his fortune, he tends to take on a second and third wife - often very young women from poor nomadic clans, who are renowned for their beauty. Activists in Kenya say there has been a spike in violence recently, with 40 women reported to have been killed this year alone. But not everyone is smitten by Somalia's new elite.
The economy is also restricted because companies are struggling to secure funds for expansion from banks, which are issuing fewer loans since the government capped commercial lending rates in 2016. Wounded pirates are seldom seen and our reporter says he has never heard of residents along Puntland's coast finding a body washed ashore. But on 30 April Rwanda's foreign minister admitted that he was in custody. Getty Images Copyright: Getty Images Kenya's Chief Justice David Maraga says the country's criminal justice system is flawed Image caption: Kenya's Chief Justice David Maraga says the country's criminal justice system is flawed Kenya's Chief Justice David Maraga has called for changes to the Sexual Offences Act, which criminalises consensual sex between teenagers, local media reports say. As a child Ms Trent was prevented from going to school, but she taught herself to read and write with some help from her brother and his school books. Corruption in the judiciary is another huge problem.
Their traditional fishing methods were no match for the illegal trawlers that were raiding their waters. Kenya's manufacturing sector covers a range of businesses, including food and drink producers, metal products, pharmaceuticals and cement. It's a question many people are asking. They are never seen fighting because the promise of money keeps them together. Companies have also complained about delays by the Revenue Authority in processing tax refunds and some manufacturers say delays in clearing cargoes at the port of Mombasa are leading to lost sales. Two French soldiers were killed during the rescue raid. Naira Marley has been accused by some in Nigeria of appearing to glorify internet fraudsters, popularly called Yahoo boys.
Rwanda accuses Mr Nsabimana of acts of terrorism and he faces life imprisonment, in line with the country's new law on terrorism. Last month the Rice Processors Association of Nigeria estimated that more than 20 million bags of rice were smuggled into Nigeria between January and March this year. How Mr Ramaphosa chooses his cabinet will be the first indication of whether that has changed. Now begins a tough juggling act for Mr Ramaphosa - the act of restoring confidence in his government and more importantly delivering on his promise to fight corruption. Somali authorities say the new policy will have an impact on the movement of passengers and goods between the two countries. It has been reported in the past that wealthy businessmen in Dubai were financing the pirates.
But Garowe resident Abdulkadil Mohamed says, they do not see themselves as pirates. Uganda has been on high alert because of the outbreak of the haemorrhagic fever in eastern Congo, just across the border from Kagadi where the victims died. They want lower prices for both data and calls, and better service. The cross, which stands atop a stone pillar, is one of the few objects that testify to Portuguese occupation of the area. Perceptions of honest government are critical if Mr Ramaphosa is to attract the investment South Africa needs. Militiamen then drive the arms north to the pirates in Puntland, where they are paid the balance on delivery.
Zimbabwe has the world's biggest platinum reserves after South Africa. But who are these modern-day pirates? The office of the French president said four people were released, two of them from France; the other two were said to be an American and a South Korean. Calling the shots Yemen, across the Gulf of Aden, is reportedly where the pirates get most of their weapons from. The four hostages had been kidnapped in the neighbouring country of Benin earlier this month. It currently has a 58% share of the vote. I knew it but it's always a reminder that so much work needs to be done still. Piracy initially started along Somalia's southern coast but began shifting north in 2007 - and as a result, the pirate gangs in the Gulf of Aden are now multi-clan operations.
Getty Images Copyright: Getty Images Daniel arap Moi was found to have illegally acquired the land 36 years ago Image caption: Daniel arap Moi was found to have illegally acquired the land 36 years ago A court in Kenya has ordered former President Daniel arap Moi to pay 1. While campaigners and foreign donors are pushing to get more girls into education, many families insist that only boys should get an education. The protest movement forced the veteran president, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, to stand down last month - some of his closest aides are now facing trial. The authorities are planning to hold a presidential election on 4 July. According to residents in the Somali region of Puntland where most of the pirates come from, they live a lavish life. The Congolese citizen movement La Lucha has held protests against mobile phone operators in the capital, Kinshasa, and other cities across the country.
The three groups share the ever-increasing illicit profits - ransoms paid in cash by the shipping companies. Video caption: Tererai Trent is a health and gender specialist Tererai Trent is a health and gender specialist Her statue will stand alongside new statues of other prominent women, such as media mogul Oprah Winfrey, conservationist Jane Goodall, actress Cate Blanchett, activist Janet Mock, chemist Tracy Dyson and Olympic gymnast Gabby Douglas. While you will be able to view the content of this page in your current browser, you will not be able to get the full visual experience. On Thursday the United Nations warned the risk of Ebola spreading to neighbouring countries was very high. Vendata, the largest mining company in India,for pollution in what has become a high-profile case at the High Court in Britain.
. Their lifestyle also makes some unhappy. Andre Ayew was named the new permanent captain. This ruling is hugely significant for Kenya. Planes will now have to land in the northern Kenyan town of Wajir for security checks Direct flights were reinstated two years ago after the Somali government signed an agreement with Kenya to partially lift restrictions that were enforced 10 years ago.
Before his replacement, Gyan had been the Black Stars' captain for seven years and had scored 51 goals for the team. Different figures for the death toll following the capsizing of a boat off the coast of Tunisia have been reported. There is suspicion they may have contracted the Ebola virus. Naira Marley was detained with other well-known musicians. Given Somalia's history of clan warfare, this is quite a feat. He sounds uptight - anxious to see if a multi-million dollar ransom demand will be met.