Peasant Union Concerned About Land Expropriation

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique’s National Union of Peasants (UNAC) has expressed concern at the occurrence of conflicts caused by the expropriation of land from peasant farmers.

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's National Union of Peasants (UNAC) has expressed concern at the occurrence of conflicts caused by the expropriation of land from peasant farmers.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

‘Over 35,000’ Cholera Cases in Sudan – Who, Ministry

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -The total number of reported cases of ‘acute watery diarrhoea’ across 18 states of Sudan has reached over 35,000 people – including 800 related deaths since August 2016 – according to the latest update from the World Health Organ…

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -The total number of reported cases of 'acute watery diarrhoea' across 18 states of Sudan has reached over 35,000 people - including 800 related deaths since August 2016 - according to the latest update from the World Health Organization and the Sudanese Ministry of Health.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

South Darfur Bus Drivers Strike

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -Drivers of mini-buses in public transport held a strike for the third day in a row to protest the killing of a bus conductor in the transport station in Nyala on Saturday.

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -Drivers of mini-buses in public transport held a strike for the third day in a row to protest the killing of a bus conductor in the transport station in Nyala on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Informal Settlements Not Going Away – VP Iyambo

[New Era] Swakopmund -Chasing away squatters and demolishing illegal settlements would never solve the problem of informal settlements, Vice-President Nickey Iyambo told a gathering of local and regional authority leaders in Swakopmund on Monday. The o…

[New Era] Swakopmund -Chasing away squatters and demolishing illegal settlements would never solve the problem of informal settlements, Vice-President Nickey Iyambo told a gathering of local and regional authority leaders in Swakopmund on Monday. The only way forward, the vice-president said, was for local authorities to find lasting solutions to respond to the needs of squatters and to expedite the delivery of serviced land on which people can build homes and live a dignified life.Iyambo was speaking at the first joint confere

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Opposition Defeat Ruling Party in By-Elections

[Nyasa Times] Main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has won a popularity test against the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) with by-election gains which has seen the party shrugging off challenge in the Lilongwe by-elections.

[Nyasa Times] Main opposition Malawi Congress Party (MCP) has won a popularity test against the Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) with by-election gains which has seen the party shrugging off challenge in the Lilongwe by-elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Mo Barrow Nabs Second Reading Goal

[Foroyaa] Modou Barrow on Saturday made his mark felt for Reading scoring the lone goal to secure the spoils. The 25-year-old raced his way past the Leeds defence to get the end of a pass by a teammate in the box, sending a low drive past the oppositio…

[Foroyaa] Modou Barrow on Saturday made his mark felt for Reading scoring the lone goal to secure the spoils. The 25-year-old raced his way past the Leeds defence to get the end of a pass by a teammate in the box, sending a low drive past the oppositions' goalkeeper.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Farm Workers’ Minimum Wage Up By 25%

[Namibia Economist] The minimum cash wage for unskilled and young farm workers has been increased by 25% and will come into effect on 01 November, following fruitful wage negotiations.

[Namibia Economist] The minimum cash wage for unskilled and young farm workers has been increased by 25% and will come into effect on 01 November, following fruitful wage negotiations.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Our Commitment to Affordable Renewable Energy Unshaking – Fashola

[Leadership] Abuja -The Hon. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has reiterated the federal government’s commitment to pursuing renewable and low carbon energy at low cost to a logical conclusion in the near future.

[Leadership] Abuja -The Hon. Minister of Power, Works and Housing, Babatunde Fashola, has reiterated the federal government's commitment to pursuing renewable and low carbon energy at low cost to a logical conclusion in the near future.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria