South Sudan to Revive Crude Oil Operations

[East African] Economically struggling South Sudan is determined to restore security in the country in order to resume normal crude oil production and attract investments. The oil sector has been battered since South Sudan’s civil war started in Decemb…

[East African] Economically struggling South Sudan is determined to restore security in the country in order to resume normal crude oil production and attract investments. The oil sector has been battered since South Sudan's civil war started in December 2013.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Total Exploration Licences Could Be Revoked As Firms Delay Start of Operations

[East African] As South Sudan seeks investors in oil exploration following the mapping of several blocks, the country has said it will revoke the licences of firms that have failed to carry out their mandate — terming the companies as “vultures.”

[East African] As South Sudan seeks investors in oil exploration following the mapping of several blocks, the country has said it will revoke the licences of firms that have failed to carry out their mandate -- terming the companies as "vultures."

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lobby Group Pursues Culpable Homicide Case Against President’s Son

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma son Duduzane Zuma will be the first person to be hauled before AfriForum’s private prosecuting unit, the union announced on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma son Duduzane Zuma will be the first person to be hauled before AfriForum's private prosecuting unit, the union announced on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Citizen Support Portal Launched in Rodrigues

[Government of Mauritius] The Rodrigues Citizen Support Portal, a modern and practical online platform with a view to providing a better service to address complaints and queries of Rodriguan citizens, was launched by the Minister Mentor, Minister of D…

[Government of Mauritius] The Rodrigues Citizen Support Portal, a modern and practical online platform with a view to providing a better service to address complaints and queries of Rodriguan citizens, was launched by the Minister Mentor, Minister of Defence and Minister of Rodrigues, Sir Anerood Jugnauth, on 13 October 2017 at the Anse Aux Anglais Youth Centre in Rodrigues.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Helping Eradicate Poverty Through Civic Education in Nairobi’s Slums

[RFI] The theme for this year’s International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is peaceful and inclusive societies. The commemorative event, which takes place on Tuesday, traces its roots back 30 years when more than 100,000 people gathered in Paris …

[RFI] The theme for this year's International Day for the Eradication of Poverty is peaceful and inclusive societies. The commemorative event, which takes place on Tuesday, traces its roots back 30 years when more than 100,000 people gathered in Paris to honour the victims of extreme poverty. Some 800 million people around the world still live in extreme poverty, according to figures from the UN.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

By-Elections Fever Grips the Public

[Nyasa Times] Anticipation is running high in Dedza’s Mayani North ward where the Malawi Electoral Commission is scheduled to conduct by-elections on Tuesday, 17 October, 2017.

[Nyasa Times] Anticipation is running high in Dedza's Mayani North ward where the Malawi Electoral Commission is scheduled to conduct by-elections on Tuesday, 17 October, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Malawi Ranks 90th On Global Hunger Index

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -The latest Global Hunger Index, published by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has ranked Malawi at position 90 measuring the country’s hunger situation in the most critical category.

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -The latest Global Hunger Index, published by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has ranked Malawi at position 90 measuring the country's hunger situation in the most critical category.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Under-Fed People Reduced By Half

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola has managed to reduce by over a half the number of people under-fed, thus meeting the first goal of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola has managed to reduce by over a half the number of people under-fed, thus meeting the first goal of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs).

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Diplomats in Efforts to Unlock Political Impasse

[East African] The standoff pitting Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta against opposition leader Raila Odinga over the repeat presidential election has rekindled the role of the international community, which has in the past brokered political deals in s…

[East African] The standoff pitting Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta against opposition leader Raila Odinga over the repeat presidential election has rekindled the role of the international community, which has in the past brokered political deals in similar circumstances.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya