Again, Ayade Weeps for Bakassi Returnees As Govt Unveils Resettlement Plans

[This Day] For the second time in less than four months, Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, was in tears Wednesday over the excruciating condition of the displaced people of Bakassi.

[This Day] For the second time in less than four months, Cross River State Governor, Professor Ben Ayade, was in tears Wednesday over the excruciating condition of the displaced people of Bakassi.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Sometimes, Gangsterism Is the Norm

[GroundUp] According to government, drug use, alcohol abuse and unemployment are prime drivers of gang violence in the Western Cape. But people living in the Cape Flats paint a more complex picture of the circumstances and family gang life.

[GroundUp] According to government, drug use, alcohol abuse and unemployment are prime drivers of gang violence in the Western Cape. But people living in the Cape Flats paint a more complex picture of the circumstances and family gang life.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Old Mutual Secures Microfinance Licence

[The Herald] Old Mutual Zimbabwe has secured an operating licence for its microfinance institution from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe.The microfinance institution is expected to open its doors to the market in April this year.

[The Herald] Old Mutual Zimbabwe has secured an operating licence for its microfinance institution from the Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe.The microfinance institution is expected to open its doors to the market in April this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

U.S. Tells Off Juba Over Rebels Support Claims

[East African] The United States has rubbished fresh accusations that it is supporting dissident groups in South Sudan, which have vowed to topple President Salva Kiir’s government.

[East African] The United States has rubbished fresh accusations that it is supporting dissident groups in South Sudan, which have vowed to topple President Salva Kiir's government.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

It’s a Triple Tragedy for Sick and Starving Refugees

[East African] It was a question that must have been playing out on the mind of most of the journalists in the room at Somalia’s Mogadishu airport, after the country’s newly elected President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo and United Nations Secretary-Gene…

[East African] It was a question that must have been playing out on the mind of most of the journalists in the room at Somalia's Mogadishu airport, after the country's newly elected President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmaajo and United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres addressed them on why the world must come to the country's aid.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Judgment Expected in Zwelethu Mthethwa Murder Trial

[News24Wire] The Western Cape High Court is expected to deliver a judgment in the matter involving acclaimed artist Zwelethu Mthethwa on Thursday. He pleaded not guilty to killing sex worker Nokuphila Kumalo in Woodstock in April 2013.

[News24Wire] The Western Cape High Court is expected to deliver a judgment in the matter involving acclaimed artist Zwelethu Mthethwa on Thursday. He pleaded not guilty to killing sex worker Nokuphila Kumalo in Woodstock in April 2013.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Former Rail Agency Board Case Postponed

[News24Wire] The urgent High Court case brought by former Prasa board members to have their dismissal by Transport Minister Dipuo Peters set aside, was postponed on Thursday morning.

[News24Wire] The urgent High Court case brought by former Prasa board members to have their dismissal by Transport Minister Dipuo Peters set aside, was postponed on Thursday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa