Addis Demolishes 1,980 Houses for Redevelopment

[Addis Fortune] The Addis Ababa City Administration has knocked down 1,980 residential units from the 2,228 houses it planned to demolish in the current fiscal year for redevelopment purposes. As a result, the city administration has managed to clear 1…

[Addis Fortune] The Addis Ababa City Administration has knocked down 1,980 residential units from the 2,228 houses it planned to demolish in the current fiscal year for redevelopment purposes. As a result, the city administration has managed to clear 102ha of land for redevelopment purposes, meeting 89pc of the target.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Craven Week Starts With a Bang

[News24Wire] The U18 Craven Week and Academy Week tournaments started with a bang at St Stithians College on Monday with a mixture of big scores and tight encounters ensuring a gripping day’s action.

[News24Wire] The U18 Craven Week and Academy Week tournaments started with a bang at St Stithians College on Monday with a mixture of big scores and tight encounters ensuring a gripping day's action.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Human Rights Commission Condemns Leader’s Xenophobic Statement

[Govt of SA] The South African Human Rights Commission (Commission or SAHRC) strongly condemns the irresponsible utterances by the Deputy Minister of Police, Bongani Mkongi. On Friday the 14th July 2017, the Deputy Minister, while addressing concerns a…

[Govt of SA] The South African Human Rights Commission (Commission or SAHRC) strongly condemns the irresponsible utterances by the Deputy Minister of Police, Bongani Mkongi. On Friday the 14th July 2017, the Deputy Minister, while addressing concerns around crime and hijacked buildings in Johannesburg, Hillbrow in particular, was quoted by media as saying that: "How can a city in South Africa be 80% foreign national? That is dangerous. South Africans have surrendered their own city to the foreigners."

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why So Tense? Kenya’s High Stake Elections Explained

[African Arguments] After the 2007 general election, Kenya experienced its worst politically triggered ethnic violence since independence. The violence was caused by a dispute between the two main presidential candidates: Raila Odinga and his oppositio…

[African Arguments] After the 2007 general election, Kenya experienced its worst politically triggered ethnic violence since independence. The violence was caused by a dispute between the two main presidential candidates: Raila Odinga and his opposition Orange Democratic Movement; and Mwai Kibaki, who was defending his seat on a Party of National Unity ticket.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Energy, Transport Sectors – AfDB Promises More Support to Cameroon

[Cameroon Tribune] Prime Minister Philemon Yang on behalf of President Paul Biya last evening gave an official dinner in honour of the visiting President of the African Development Bank (AfDB).

[Cameroon Tribune] Prime Minister Philemon Yang on behalf of President Paul Biya last evening gave an official dinner in honour of the visiting President of the African Development Bank (AfDB).

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Grace Mugabe ‘Up and About’ After Freak Accident, Says Aide

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe is reportedly “on the mend” following an accident on Saturday at the Harare International Airport that saw her sprain her ankle.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe is reportedly "on the mend" following an accident on Saturday at the Harare International Airport that saw her sprain her ankle.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Issues New Guidelines Following Loss of Millions in Internet Outage

[Dalsan Radio] Mogadishu -The Federal Government of Somalia in collaboration with the owner of the fiber-optic cable has successfully restored Internet and data services to South and Central Somalia.

[Dalsan Radio] Mogadishu -The Federal Government of Somalia in collaboration with the owner of the fiber-optic cable has successfully restored Internet and data services to South and Central Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Asylum Seekers Entitled to Unemployment Insurance Fund, Court Rules

[GroundUp] On 4 July, the Equality Court in Vereeniging ordered the Department of Labour to create a system that would allow asylum seekers to be paid their Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) benefits.

[GroundUp] On 4 July, the Equality Court in Vereeniging ordered the Department of Labour to create a system that would allow asylum seekers to be paid their Unemployment Insurance Fund (UIF) benefits.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa