Famine is Over, but Situation Remains Dire – UN

[Deutsche Welle] UN aid agencies have downgraded the severity of famine that had been gripping parts of South Sudan. But there are still higher than ever levels of extreme hunger across the country.

[Deutsche Welle] UN aid agencies have downgraded the severity of famine that had been gripping parts of South Sudan. But there are still higher than ever levels of extreme hunger across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Ruling party ‘Elders’ to Hold Elections

[New Era] Windhoek -Swapo Party Elders’ Council (SPEC) will next month hold its elective congress where 500 delegates from all the 14 regions will congregate at Outapi in Omusati Region to choose its leaders who will represent the party organ at the Sw…

[New Era] Windhoek -Swapo Party Elders' Council (SPEC) will next month hold its elective congress where 500 delegates from all the 14 regions will congregate at Outapi in Omusati Region to choose its leaders who will represent the party organ at the Swapo congress slated for November.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

KZN Economy Braces for Durban July Boom

[News24Wire] As tens of thousands of racing fans and socialites prepare to pour into Durban for the 121st running of the Durban July, the regional economy is set to savour a R260 million injection directly from the race day.

[News24Wire] As tens of thousands of racing fans and socialites prepare to pour into Durban for the 121st running of the Durban July, the regional economy is set to savour a R260 million injection directly from the race day.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Civil Aviation Increases Airport Parking Charges

[New Times] Effective July 1, Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority (RCAA) will increase parking charges at Kigali International Airport for all vehicles threefold from Rwf1,000 to Rwf3,000 per first hour.

[New Times] Effective July 1, Rwanda Civil Aviation Authority (RCAA) will increase parking charges at Kigali International Airport for all vehicles threefold from Rwf1,000 to Rwf3,000 per first hour.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Govt Introduces 14 Business Reforms

[New Times] The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has announced 14 business reforms that are currently under implementation, a move that is aimed at boosting investments in the country and facilitate private sector growth.

[New Times] The Rwanda Development Board (RDB) has announced 14 business reforms that are currently under implementation, a move that is aimed at boosting investments in the country and facilitate private sector growth.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Government Committed to Energy Security

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Government remains committed to ensuring energy security through the rollout of the nuclear new build programme, which forms part of the country’s energy mix, says Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Government remains committed to ensuring energy security through the rollout of the nuclear new build programme, which forms part of the country's energy mix, says Energy Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

EFC Star Pena Fails Doping Test

[News24Wire] On February 15, 2017, EFC bantamweight champion Demarte Pena was rocked by test results conducted by the South African Institute For Drug Free Sport (SAIDS), indicating that he had consumed a banned substance prior to his title fight again…

[News24Wire] On February 15, 2017, EFC bantamweight champion Demarte Pena was rocked by test results conducted by the South African Institute For Drug Free Sport (SAIDS), indicating that he had consumed a banned substance prior to his title fight against then interim bantamweight champion Irshaad Sayed .

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa