Addis-Nairobi Initiative Confronts Poverty, Border Tensions

[IPS] Nairobi, Kenya -Consider this. The communities around the Kenya-Ethiopia border in Moyale-Borona area, have long been associated with internecine violence, extreme poverty, and environmental stress. These have led to disastrous societal consequen…

[IPS] Nairobi, Kenya -Consider this. The communities around the Kenya-Ethiopia border in Moyale-Borona area, have long been associated with internecine violence, extreme poverty, and environmental stress. These have led to disastrous societal consequences, including displacement, criminality and violent extremism.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Second U.S. Hearing for German Colonial-Era Genocide Case

[Deutsche Welle] Traditional Namibian leaders have filed a complaint with a US court against Germany demanding compensation for colonial-era genocide and inclusion in talks. A second hearing was scheduled at a pretrial conference.

[Deutsche Welle] Traditional Namibian leaders have filed a complaint with a US court against Germany demanding compensation for colonial-era genocide and inclusion in talks. A second hearing was scheduled at a pretrial conference.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

South Sudan Keeps Buying Weapons Amid Famine – UN

[Al Jazeera] The government of South Sudan is spending its oil revenue on weapons, even as the country descends into a famine largely caused by Juba’s military operations, according to a confidential United Nations report.

[Al Jazeera] The government of South Sudan is spending its oil revenue on weapons, even as the country descends into a famine largely caused by Juba's military operations, according to a confidential United Nations report.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Mass Grave Still a Mystery After Two Years

[HRW] On the night of March 18-19, 2015, security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo secretly dug a mass grave on the edge of a cemetery near the capital, Kinshasa, and dumped several hundred bodies inside.

[HRW] On the night of March 18-19, 2015, security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo secretly dug a mass grave on the edge of a cemetery near the capital, Kinshasa, and dumped several hundred bodies inside.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Zanzibar Should Show Their Real Colours Now

[Citizen] Zanzibar is in a jubilant mood. They have got what they craved for, for quite a long time. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) voted on Thursday to admit Zanzibar as a full member of the continental body at its annual meeting in Ethio…

[Citizen] Zanzibar is in a jubilant mood. They have got what they craved for, for quite a long time. The Confederation of African Football (CAF) voted on Thursday to admit Zanzibar as a full member of the continental body at its annual meeting in Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Fighting Students Disrupt Civil Society Bid to Help Them

[News24Wire] The Higher Education National Convention in Midrand was cancelled after chaos erupted on Saturday when students dressed in EFF regalia refused to give Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande an opportunity to speak.

[News24Wire] The Higher Education National Convention in Midrand was cancelled after chaos erupted on Saturday when students dressed in EFF regalia refused to give Higher Education Minister Blade Nzimande an opportunity to speak.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa