UN Base Attack Ramps Up Security Fears for Vulnerable Civilians in Eastern Congo

[IRIN] What international news there has been from the Democratic Republic of Congo recently has centred on the unfolding humanitarian catastrophe in the south-central Kasai region. But the killing of at least 14 Tanzanian UN peacekeepers last week tur…

[IRIN] What international news there has been from the Democratic Republic of Congo recently has centred on the unfolding humanitarian catastrophe in the south-central Kasai region. But the killing of at least 14 Tanzanian UN peacekeepers last week turned the spotlight momentarily onto the country's eastern North Kivu province.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Govt Encourages Sustainable and Safe Food Production, Reiterates Minister Seeruttun

[Government of Mauritius] The promotion of sustainable, climate change resilient and safe food production techniques is one of Government’s major endeavours. In this context, organic farming is not only one of the most sustainable and climate change re…

[Government of Mauritius] The promotion of sustainable, climate change resilient and safe food production techniques is one of Government's major endeavours. In this context, organic farming is not only one of the most sustainable and climate change resilient agricultural production techniques, but it also ensures the safety of consumers and the safeguard of the environment.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Peacekeepers in South Sudan Not Intervention Force – UN Official

[VOA] The U.N. Secretary General’s Special Adviser for the Prevention of Genocide Adama Dieng is defending the performance of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)

[VOA] The U.N. Secretary General's Special Adviser for the Prevention of Genocide Adama Dieng is defending the performance of the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS)

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Denies Using Constitutional Changes to Cling to Power

[VOA] The government of Burundi says a recently launched referendum campaign is aimed at strengthening and advancing the country’s laws after more than two years of political violence. But some experts say the government wants to use the referendum cam…

[VOA] The government of Burundi says a recently launched referendum campaign is aimed at strengthening and advancing the country's laws after more than two years of political violence. But some experts say the government wants to use the referendum campaign to legitimize its rule.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

As Violence Flares, Internet Goes Dark

[VOA] Amid reports of violent clashes that have led to at least 15 deaths, the Ethiopian government has partially blocked internet access to its citizens, suppressing information about the exact scope of the violence and the response of federal securit…

[VOA] Amid reports of violent clashes that have led to at least 15 deaths, the Ethiopian government has partially blocked internet access to its citizens, suppressing information about the exact scope of the violence and the response of federal security forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

U.S. Suspends Aid to Much of Somali Military

[VOA] The United States is suspending aid for much of Somalia’s armed forces over corruption concerns, U.S. officials confirmed to VOA on Thursday. The suspension reflects the Somali military’s repeated inability to account for aid items such as food, …

[VOA] The United States is suspending aid for much of Somalia's armed forces over corruption concerns, U.S. officials confirmed to VOA on Thursday. The suspension reflects the Somali military's repeated inability to account for aid items such as food, fuel and weapons.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

U.S. Media Firm Targeted Raila Odinga With Attack Ads, Report Says

[Nation] A Texas-based political media company that has worked for Donald Trump generated online attack campaigns against Raila Odinga in the run-up to the August presidential vote, a new report finds.

[Nation] A Texas-based political media company that has worked for Donald Trump generated online attack campaigns against Raila Odinga in the run-up to the August presidential vote, a new report finds.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mogadishu Female Police Officers Mourn Highest Death Toll in Week

[Dalsan Radio] When a suicide bomber in police uniform detonated his bomb vest at the General Kahiye Police Academy on Thursday morning 18 bodies laid on the ground lifeless.

[Dalsan Radio] When a suicide bomber in police uniform detonated his bomb vest at the General Kahiye Police Academy on Thursday morning 18 bodies laid on the ground lifeless.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Academies Get Equipment From American University

[Nation] Three local football academies run by former Harambee Stars players, and St Peter’s Ukalama Secondary School in Siaya County have benefited from donation of equipment by an American university.

[Nation] Three local football academies run by former Harambee Stars players, and St Peter's Ukalama Secondary School in Siaya County have benefited from donation of equipment by an American university.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

City Resident Wants Babu Owino Removed From Office for Fight With Jaguar

[Nairobi News] An Embakasi East constituent has petitioned parliament to investigate Babu Owino for his ugly fistfight with Starehe MP Charles Njagua (Jaguar) in parliament.

[Nairobi News] An Embakasi East constituent has petitioned parliament to investigate Babu Owino for his ugly fistfight with Starehe MP Charles Njagua (Jaguar) in parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya