Storm Over Metsing Pension

[Lesotho Times] LESOTHO Congress for Democracy (LCD) leader and former deputy premier, Mothetjoa Metsing, has already started enjoying his pension benefits despite conflicting interpretations on whether or not he qualifies for the perks.

[Lesotho Times] LESOTHO Congress for Democracy (LCD) leader and former deputy premier, Mothetjoa Metsing, has already started enjoying his pension benefits despite conflicting interpretations on whether or not he qualifies for the perks.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

DC MP Tipped to Defect to AD

[Lesotho Times] DEMOCRATIC Congress (DC) legislator for Semena constituency, Tlohelang Aumane, has moved to allay swirling speculation that he intends to defect to the Alliance of Democrats (AD) to secure a position in the new government.

[Lesotho Times] DEMOCRATIC Congress (DC) legislator for Semena constituency, Tlohelang Aumane, has moved to allay swirling speculation that he intends to defect to the Alliance of Democrats (AD) to secure a position in the new government.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Experts Call for Action on Army Abuses

[Lesotho Times] PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane needs to move swiftly to assert his authority and act against those responsible for human rights abuses under the previous coalition, even if it means asking Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) …

[Lesotho Times] PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane needs to move swiftly to assert his authority and act against those responsible for human rights abuses under the previous coalition, even if it means asking Southern African Development Community's (SADC) military help to apprehend the perpetrators, regional military experts say.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Minibus Drivers in Fracas

[Nyasa Times] The Minibus Owners Association of Malawi (MOAM) has strongly condemned and disassociated itself from the violence perpetrated by some minibus drivers and conductors in Blantyre on Friday morning.

[Nyasa Times] The Minibus Owners Association of Malawi (MOAM) has strongly condemned and disassociated itself from the violence perpetrated by some minibus drivers and conductors in Blantyre on Friday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Leaders Adopt AU Charter On Maritime Security

[Algerie Presse Service] Lome (Togo) -African heads of State and Government have adopted, Saturday in Lomé, the African Union Charter on the Maritime Security, Safety and Development during the AU Extraordinary Summit.

[Algerie Presse Service] Lome (Togo) -African heads of State and Government have adopted, Saturday in Lomé, the African Union Charter on the Maritime Security, Safety and Development during the AU Extraordinary Summit.

source: AllAfrica News: Algeria

Maize Shortage – How Did We Get Here?

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The maize shortage is not new to the country. But a number of factors combined to create a crisis that has become the hottest political issue pitting both sides of the divide.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The maize shortage is not new to the country. But a number of factors combined to create a crisis that has become the hottest political issue pitting both sides of the divide.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Parties Wade in Over PM’s Wife Murder Probe

[Lesotho Times] THE youth leagues of the former governing parties have waded into the murder investigation of Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s wife, Lipolelo Thabane, saying they were ready to assist the police “since it was crystal clear” who was behin…

[Lesotho Times] THE youth leagues of the former governing parties have waded into the murder investigation of Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's wife, Lipolelo Thabane, saying they were ready to assist the police "since it was crystal clear" who was behind it.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

5.6 Million Children in Lake Chad Region At Risk of Waterborne Diseases As Rainy Season Starts – Unicef

[Premium Times] As the rainy season begins, United Nations Children’s Fund, UNICEF, has warned that more than 5.6 million children are at increased risk of contracting waterborne diseases, such as cholera and diarrhoea infections, in conflict-affected …

[Premium Times] As the rainy season begins, United Nations Children's Fund, UNICEF, has warned that more than 5.6 million children are at increased risk of contracting waterborne diseases, such as cholera and diarrhoea infections, in conflict-affected areas of countries around Lake Chad.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad