Time for Concerted Action in DR Congo

[ICG] President Kabila’s delaying tactics are holding hostage DR Congo’s political transition, while internal strife and government repression are weakening the opposition. Western and African actors need to coordinate their approach to the deepening c…

[ICG] President Kabila's delaying tactics are holding hostage DR Congo's political transition, while internal strife and government repression are weakening the opposition. Western and African actors need to coordinate their approach to the deepening crisis, support the advancement of democratic elections and encourage the opening of political space.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Police Arrest Three Over Slain Cattle Dealers in Yenagoa

[This Day] Yenagoa -At least three persons have been apprehended by the Bayelsa Police Command in connection with last Saturday’s assassination of four cattle dealers in the state.

[This Day] Yenagoa -At least three persons have been apprehended by the Bayelsa Police Command in connection with last Saturday's assassination of four cattle dealers in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Massive Underfunding Hampering Relief Efforts for the Displaced in DRC and Zambia – UN Agency

[UN News] With millions displaced within the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and thousands more forced to flee across the border into Zambia, the United Nations refugee agency is appealing for urgent resources to make sure that relief programmes…

[UN News] With millions displaced within the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) and thousands more forced to flee across the border into Zambia, the United Nations refugee agency is appealing for urgent resources to make sure that relief programmes - hanging on by threads - do not collapse.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

IMF Team to Visit Kenya As Red Flag Is Raised Over Debt Levels

[East African] The International Monetary Fund will be sending an economic review team to Kenya this month amid growing concerns over the spiralling country’s public debt, which could force a slowdown in delivery of infrastructure projects.

[East African] The International Monetary Fund will be sending an economic review team to Kenya this month amid growing concerns over the spiralling country's public debt, which could force a slowdown in delivery of infrastructure projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ldf Win Top4 to Complete Double

[Lesotho Times] LDF ladies team beat FC Stoko 3-nil in the Women Super league Top 4 final in Maputsoe on Sunday to complete the double just two weeks after winning the league championship.

[Lesotho Times] LDF ladies team beat FC Stoko 3-nil in the Women Super league Top 4 final in Maputsoe on Sunday to complete the double just two weeks after winning the league championship.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

‘Restoring Hope,’ UN Agriculture Agency Helps Ex-Fighters Start Anew

[UN News] Over 1,000 ex-fighters in the conflict-riddled Central African Republic (CAR) have traded their weapons for farming equipment, as part of a United Nations initiative, according to the UN agriculture agency.

[UN News] Over 1,000 ex-fighters in the conflict-riddled Central African Republic (CAR) have traded their weapons for farming equipment, as part of a United Nations initiative, according to the UN agriculture agency.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic