Flooding Displaces Hundreds of Families

[CAJ News] Gaborone -TROPICAL Cyclone Dineo-induced flooding has left hundreds of families homeless and sheltering under dire conditions in Botswana. Over 650 households have been severely affected by flooding while more than 500 houses have been destr…

[CAJ News] Gaborone -TROPICAL Cyclone Dineo-induced flooding has left hundreds of families homeless and sheltering under dire conditions in Botswana. Over 650 households have been severely affected by flooding while more than 500 houses have been destroyed and infrastructure, telecommunication lines and livelihoods disrupted in the affected districts. Some 300 households have been displaced and housed in community halls, schools and churches.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Outbreak of Diseases Looms As 600 IDPs Fleeing Starvation Forced to Share 4 Toilets

[Dalsan Radio] Some 600 internally displaced people at a camp in Mogadishu facing a possible outbreak of water borne disease as they have to share four toilets.

[Dalsan Radio] Some 600 internally displaced people at a camp in Mogadishu facing a possible outbreak of water borne disease as they have to share four toilets.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Senior Delegation On Working Visit to Morocco

[Shabait] Asmara -A senior Eritrean delegation comprising Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and Presidential Advisor Mr. Yemane Gebreab is on a three day working visit to the Kingdom of Morocco. The Eritrean delegation met the Moroccan Foreign Minister, Mr….

[Shabait] Asmara -A senior Eritrean delegation comprising Foreign Minister Osman Saleh and Presidential Advisor Mr. Yemane Gebreab is on a three day working visit to the Kingdom of Morocco. The Eritrean delegation met the Moroccan Foreign Minister, Mr. Salehaddin Mzwar and delivered a message from President Isaias Afwerki to King Mohamed the Sixth.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Uganda – Ensure Independent Investigation Into Kasese Killings

[HRW] Nairobi -Killings by Ugandan military and police during joint operations in Kasese, western Uganda on November 26-27, 2016, warrant an independent, impartial fact-finding mission with international expertise, Human Rights Watch said today. On the…

[HRW] Nairobi -Killings by Ugandan military and police during joint operations in Kasese, western Uganda on November 26-27, 2016, warrant an independent, impartial fact-finding mission with international expertise, Human Rights Watch said today. On the bloodiest day, scores of people, including children, were killed during a military assault on the palace compound of the region's cultural institution.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe Sign Five Bilateral Agreements

[Rwanda Govt] Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe have inked five bilateral agreements. This was during a three-day visit to Rwanda of São Tomé’s Minister of Foreign Affairs and Communities, Urbino Botelho.

[Rwanda Govt] Rwanda, São Tomé and Príncipe have inked five bilateral agreements. This was during a three-day visit to Rwanda of São Tomé's Minister of Foreign Affairs and Communities, Urbino Botelho.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

$115m – EFCC Tenders Diezani Funds Beneficiaries’ List

[Vanguard] A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, adjourned till March 23, to rule on the admissibility of a list of beneficiaries of the sum of $115 million in the ongoing trial of Dele Belgore, SAN and a former Minister of National Plannin…

[Vanguard] A Federal High Court sitting in Lagos, yesterday, adjourned till March 23, to rule on the admissibility of a list of beneficiaries of the sum of $115 million in the ongoing trial of Dele Belgore, SAN and a former Minister of National Planning, Prof. Abubakar Sulaiman, charged with money laundering.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Boris Johnson Makes a Surprise Visit to Mogadishu

[Shabelle] British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has made a surprise visit to Mogadishu, the conflict-recovering capital of the horn of Africa country. UK’s foreign minister met with Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on drought, security and…

[Shabelle] British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has made a surprise visit to Mogadishu, the conflict-recovering capital of the horn of Africa country. UK's foreign minister met with Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo on drought, security and the London summit on Somalia in May, with presence of International donors.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Govt Says Malaria Reaches Epidemic Proportions

[VOA] Health experts say more than 700 people have died of malaria so far this year in Burundi, prompting the government to declare the disease an epidemic. The determination was based on findings of a survey by Burundian and World Health Organization …

[VOA] Health experts say more than 700 people have died of malaria so far this year in Burundi, prompting the government to declare the disease an epidemic. The determination was based on findings of a survey by Burundian and World Health Organization experts, said Josiane Nijimbere, Burundi's Minister of Health.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

UK’s Youth Agenda – Unlocking Potential and Imparting Skills

[Nyasa Times] Today is an important day for Malawi’s Commonwealth Young Leaders in the UK and here in Malawi. Tonight the ‘Commonwealth Young Person of the Year’ will be announced in an award ceremony at Marlborough House, London. Just last week we hea…

[Nyasa Times] Today is an important day for Malawi's Commonwealth Young Leaders in the UK and here in Malawi. Tonight the 'Commonwealth Young Person of the Year' will be announced in an award ceremony at Marlborough House, London. Just last week we heard that Malawi's Charles Lipenga was in the running having been shortlisted as one of seventeen 15-29 year olds world-wide to receive a Commonwealth Youth Award for Excellence in Development work. He and his Maestro Leadership team were recognized for spearheading projects

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Detained Protestors Fight Remand

[New Zimbabwe] THE 73 protestors accused of burning a ZRP vehicle and looting shops, among them Choppies supermarket during last year’s anti-government demonstrations, appeared in court Tuesday challenging further remand.

[New Zimbabwe] THE 73 protestors accused of burning a ZRP vehicle and looting shops, among them Choppies supermarket during last year's anti-government demonstrations, appeared in court Tuesday challenging further remand.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe