Humanitarian Crisis in Nigeria ‘Most Severe’ – Unocha

[Vanguard] The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) has said that the humanitarian crisis in Nigeria and the Lake Chad region is the most severe in the world.

[Vanguard] The United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (UNOCHA) has said that the humanitarian crisis in Nigeria and the Lake Chad region is the most severe in the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Time and Money – Two Major Obstacles in Tackling Cape Town’s Water Crisis

[News24Wire] Desalination plants and other plans – which are in the pipeline for Cape Town to help alleviate the water crisis – will probably cost the city billions of rand, and it is not yet clear where this money will come from.

[News24Wire] Desalination plants and other plans - which are in the pipeline for Cape Town to help alleviate the water crisis - will probably cost the city billions of rand, and it is not yet clear where this money will come from.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Governor Ikpeazu Lifts Curfew in Aba

[Premium Times] Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has lifted the 10p.m. to 6a.m. curfew imposed on Aba on September 12, as a result of improved security situation in the commercial city.

[Premium Times] Gov. Okezie Ikpeazu of Abia has lifted the 10p.m. to 6a.m. curfew imposed on Aba on September 12, as a result of improved security situation in the commercial city.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Man Who Allegedly Killed Lichtenburg Teen Granted Bail

[News24Wire] The man who allegedly shot and killed 15-year-old Joseph Tshukudu in Lichtenburg, North West was granted bail in the town’s magistrate’s court on Thursday.

[News24Wire] The man who allegedly shot and killed 15-year-old Joseph Tshukudu in Lichtenburg, North West was granted bail in the town's magistrate's court on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kaparo Calls for Dialogue Amid Presidential Election Uncertainty

[Capital FM] Nairobi -National Cohesion and Integration Commission has urged President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga to embrace dialogue and heed Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) call for talks in a bid to end …

[Capital FM] Nairobi -National Cohesion and Integration Commission has urged President Uhuru Kenyatta and Opposition leader Raila Odinga to embrace dialogue and heed Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) call for talks in a bid to end the current political stalemate in the country ahead of next week's presidential poll.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

October 26 Not Viable for Repeat Election – Civil Societies

[Nation] A section of the civil society says October 26 is no longer viable for the fresh election, citing upheavals in the electoral body and a failure by the presidential candidates to agree to terms of engagement.

[Nation] A section of the civil society says October 26 is no longer viable for the fresh election, citing upheavals in the electoral body and a failure by the presidential candidates to agree to terms of engagement.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

If I Am Fired, It Will Be At the Zuma’s Pleasure – Deputy President

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says he cannot do anything to stop President Jacob Zuma from removing him from his position in government if wished to do so.

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says he cannot do anything to stop President Jacob Zuma from removing him from his position in government if wished to do so.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

No Turning Back, Poll Must Take Place – Kenyatta

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta says he is open to having a discussion with Opposition leader Raila Odinga on the peaceful conduct of next week’s poll but is categorical that he will not entertain the subject of their postponement.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta says he is open to having a discussion with Opposition leader Raila Odinga on the peaceful conduct of next week's poll but is categorical that he will not entertain the subject of their postponement.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya