Refugees Face Water Shortages After UN Cuts Fuel to Camp

[Nuba Reports] In July of 2016, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) rolled back services in Yida while for refugees to relocate to two newer camps, Ajuong Thok and Pamir. UN officials the camp does not comply with UN regulation standards and is militarized -…

[Nuba Reports] In July of 2016, the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR) rolled back services in Yida while for refugees to relocate to two newer camps, Ajuong Thok and Pamir. UN officials the camp does not comply with UN regulation standards and is militarized -acting as a training camp for the rebel movement in the Nuba Mountains- an allegation the Yida refugees and other aid workers deny.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Battle Against Bucket Toilets Rages On

[Namibian] ELIMINATING the bucket toilet system, which President Hage Geingob has described as demeaning, remains a challenge for government, urban and rural development minister Sophia Shaningwa admitted at a workshop yesterday.

[Namibian] ELIMINATING the bucket toilet system, which President Hage Geingob has described as demeaning, remains a challenge for government, urban and rural development minister Sophia Shaningwa admitted at a workshop yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Man Beat Up After ‘Black Baboons’ Slur

[New Era] Walvis Bay -A confrontation between three security guards of Namibia Protection Services and Walvis Bay resident Willem de Klerk, who called them swart bobbejane (black baboons), has caused quite a commotion on social networks.

[New Era] Walvis Bay -A confrontation between three security guards of Namibia Protection Services and Walvis Bay resident Willem de Klerk, who called them swart bobbejane (black baboons), has caused quite a commotion on social networks.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

PDP Asks Presidency to Stop Hiding Buhari From Nigerians

[This Day] Abuja -The Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the presidency not to unnecessarily shield President Muhammadu Buhari from his country men on account of his poor health.

[This Day] Abuja -The Senator Ahmed Makarfi-led National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has asked the presidency not to unnecessarily shield President Muhammadu Buhari from his country men on account of his poor health.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Education Ministry Holds Joint Donor Review Conference

[The Point] The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has organised a daylong workshop with its development partners and other stakeholders to review the programmes, progress and challenges of the education sector.

[The Point] The Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education has organised a daylong workshop with its development partners and other stakeholders to review the programmes, progress and challenges of the education sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

African Commission Calls for Victim-Centred Justice Mechanism

[The Point] A delegation of the African Commission of Human People’s Rights that just concluded a human rights promotion mission to The Gambia has emphasised the need for a victim-centred transitional justice mechanism.

[The Point] A delegation of the African Commission of Human People's Rights that just concluded a human rights promotion mission to The Gambia has emphasised the need for a victim-centred transitional justice mechanism.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Unicef, EU Provide D600 Cash to Vulnerable Households in Nbr, Crr and Urr

[The Point] UNICEF, with funding support from the European Union, has partnered with the Government of The Gambia through the National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) and the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, to ensure that lactating mothers receive D600 …

[The Point] UNICEF, with funding support from the European Union, has partnered with the Government of The Gambia through the National Nutrition Agency (NaNA) and the Ministry of Health and Social Welfare, to ensure that lactating mothers receive D600 monthly payments to mitigate food insecurity and malnutrition in The Gambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

UTG Observes World Malaria Day

[The Point] The Educational Theatre Programme (ETP) at the University of The Gambia (UTG) yesterday observed World Malaria Day under the Theme: “Understand and Prevent Malaria”, at an event held at the Gambia College, Brikama Campus.

[The Point] The Educational Theatre Programme (ETP) at the University of The Gambia (UTG) yesterday observed World Malaria Day under the Theme: "Understand and Prevent Malaria", at an event held at the Gambia College, Brikama Campus.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Tread Cautiously Mr President

[The Point] The new government under the leadership of President Barrow has decided to lift restrictions on importation of such essential commodities as onions and potatoes, with an inducement of tax cut on imported items like flour.

[The Point] The new government under the leadership of President Barrow has decided to lift restrictions on importation of such essential commodities as onions and potatoes, with an inducement of tax cut on imported items like flour.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia