Armed Groups Using Schools

[HRW] Nairobi -Armed groups in the Central African Republic have occupied, looted, and damaged school buildings, preventing children from getting an education, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

[HRW] Nairobi -Armed groups in the Central African Republic have occupied, looted, and damaged school buildings, preventing children from getting an education, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Central African Republic’s Lost Generation

[HRW] Soldiers camping out in schools and breaking up desks for firewood is common in parts of the Central African Republic. According to a United Nations report from November, 20 percent of the country’s schools are not operational, many because of mi…

[HRW] Soldiers camping out in schools and breaking up desks for firewood is common in parts of the Central African Republic. According to a United Nations report from November, 20 percent of the country's schools are not operational, many because of misuse by armed groups. Some students were forced out of school four years ago, when the mainly Muslim Seleka rebels cut a bloody swath through the country and seized the capital. Thousands more children stopped going to school in the ensuing years, as Christian-anim

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Police Recover Orji’s Body

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The body of Dr. Allwell Orji, the medical doctor who committed suicide last Sunday by jumping into the Lagos lagoon, had been found.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -The body of Dr. Allwell Orji, the medical doctor who committed suicide last Sunday by jumping into the Lagos lagoon, had been found.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ten Killed in Al Shabaab Attack in Somali Port Town

[Shabelle] At least ten people, including seven militants were killed, and several wounded in Al shabaab attack in the southern Somalia’s port city of Barawe overnight, military officials said.

[Shabelle] At least ten people, including seven militants were killed, and several wounded in Al shabaab attack in the southern Somalia's port city of Barawe overnight, military officials said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Divergent Views Over Sokoto’s Plan for 160 New Schools

[Daily Trust] Sokoto -The Sokoto State government recently announced plans to build 160 new primary and secondary schools in order to provide enough opportunities for the expected 1.2 million new pupils to be admitted through the school enrolment drive.

[Daily Trust] Sokoto -The Sokoto State government recently announced plans to build 160 new primary and secondary schools in order to provide enough opportunities for the expected 1.2 million new pupils to be admitted through the school enrolment drive.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Soccer – Footballers Isaac and Pirolito Sidelined for Mozambique Clash

[ANGOP] Luanda -The right-back Isaac (1º de Agosto) and midfielder Pirolito (Interclube) will miss the friendly match against Mozambique on Saturday in Maputo, Angop learnt on Wednesday.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The right-back Isaac (1º de Agosto) and midfielder Pirolito (Interclube) will miss the friendly match against Mozambique on Saturday in Maputo, Angop learnt on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Basketball – National Team Leave for Zambia Thursday

[ANGOP] Luanda -Competing in Afrobasket qualifying tournament, the Angolan national senior men’s basketball team are travelling this Thursday, where they will participate in the city of Lusaka (Zambia) on 23-25 March in the referred competition.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Competing in Afrobasket qualifying tournament, the Angolan national senior men's basketball team are travelling this Thursday, where they will participate in the city of Lusaka (Zambia) on 23-25 March in the referred competition.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Aftermath of the Tragic Rubbish Dump Landslide

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopians have been wailing miserably, biting their nails and gnawing their teeth due to the tragic rubbish dump landslide that occurred on March 11, 2017. It claimed several human lives in an area usually called Qoshe, in Kolfe-Ker…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopians have been wailing miserably, biting their nails and gnawing their teeth due to the tragic rubbish dump landslide that occurred on March 11, 2017. It claimed several human lives in an area usually called Qoshe, in Kolfe-Keranyo Sub-city of Addis Ababa. (Qoshe in Amharic literally means heap of rubbish). The nation has then been gripped with unprecedented tragedy over the death of scores of citizens. So far, the real cause of the accident is not known apart from the mere speculation that the lengt

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia