De Lille Eager to Have Allegations Tested At Her Disciplinary Hearing

[News24Wire] The mayor of Cape Town, Patricia de Lille, says her biggest concern ahead of her disciplinary hearing on Tuesday is to ensure that the public understands what the charges against her are about.

[News24Wire] The mayor of Cape Town, Patricia de Lille, says her biggest concern ahead of her disciplinary hearing on Tuesday is to ensure that the public understands what the charges against her are about.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

How an Ethiopia-Backed Port Is Changing Power Dynamics in the Horn of Africa

[The Conversation Africa] When Eritrea gained its independence from Ethiopia in 1993, Ethiopia became landlocked and therefore dependent on its neighbours – especially Djibouti – for access to international markets. This dependency has hampered Ethiopi…

[The Conversation Africa] When Eritrea gained its independence from Ethiopia in 1993, Ethiopia became landlocked and therefore dependent on its neighbours - especially Djibouti - for access to international markets. This dependency has hampered Ethiopia's aspiration to emerge as the uncontested regional power in the Horn of Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Cyclone Eliakim Kills At Least Seven in Madagascar

[East African] Antananarivo -The tropical cyclone Eliakim which made a landfall in north-eastern Madagascar on Friday morning, has killed at least seven people, officials said.

[East African] Antananarivo -The tropical cyclone Eliakim which made a landfall in north-eastern Madagascar on Friday morning, has killed at least seven people, officials said.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar

Kenya Is Paying a Heavy Human and Financial Cost for Unsafe Abortions

[The Conversation Africa] One of the critical targets for countries that are trying to meet the sustainable development goals is reducing the number of mothers who die from complications during or immediately after their pregnancies. The target for 203…

[The Conversation Africa] One of the critical targets for countries that are trying to meet the sustainable development goals is reducing the number of mothers who die from complications during or immediately after their pregnancies. The target for 2030 is that each country will have less than 70 mothers dying for each of the 100 000 live births that happen each year. This would eliminate almost all preventable maternal deaths.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Museveni Listens to God – Former Security Minister

[Monitor] Former Security Minister in Milton Obote ‘s government, Mr Chris Rwakasisi has said that President Yoweri Museveni saved him from the hangman in Luzira Prison is because the latter does what God tells him to do.

[Monitor] Former Security Minister in Milton Obote 's government, Mr Chris Rwakasisi has said that President Yoweri Museveni saved him from the hangman in Luzira Prison is because the latter does what God tells him to do.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

NNPC Wrong to Reject My FOI Request for Accountability – Falana

[Vanguard] Human rights lawyer Femi Falana, SAN has criticized the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), saying that, “The erroneous submission that the NNPC is not a public institution is embarrassing in that their Counsel did not advert her…

[Vanguard] Human rights lawyer Femi Falana, SAN has criticized the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), saying that, "The erroneous submission that the NNPC is not a public institution is embarrassing in that their Counsel did not advert her mind to section 2(7) of the Freedom of Information Act which has defined public institutions to include the NNPC."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Maimane Stands Uncontested for Re-Election As DA Leader

[News24Wire] Mmusi Maimane is standing uncontested for leader of the Democratic Alliance, ahead of elections at the federal congress next month, the party announced on Sunday morning.

[News24Wire] Mmusi Maimane is standing uncontested for leader of the Democratic Alliance, ahead of elections at the federal congress next month, the party announced on Sunday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa