Govt Remains Mum On Grace Mugabe’s Whereabouts

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean government officials on Wednesday refused to shed light on First Lady Grace Mugabe’s whereabouts after she did not turn up at the Randburg Magistrates Court on Tuesday to answer to assault charges.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean government officials on Wednesday refused to shed light on First Lady Grace Mugabe's whereabouts after she did not turn up at the Randburg Magistrates Court on Tuesday to answer to assault charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Travellers From Ruiru Stranded After Train Derails in Nairobi

[Nation] Over 1400 passengers were Wednesday morning forced find alternative means of transport to go work from their homes in Ruiru, Kiambu County after a train had derailed while entering the Nairobi railway station.

[Nation] Over 1400 passengers were Wednesday morning forced find alternative means of transport to go work from their homes in Ruiru, Kiambu County after a train had derailed while entering the Nairobi railway station.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mali, Burkina Faso Attacks Boost Calls for G5 Anti-Jihadi Force At UN

[RFI] Jihadi attacks in Mali and Burkina Faso overshadowed Tuesday’s UN Security Council meeting, which discussed efforts to establish peace in Africa. Delegates were mulling plans to roll out an all-African force in the Sahel to tackle the armed Islam…

[RFI] Jihadi attacks in Mali and Burkina Faso overshadowed Tuesday's UN Security Council meeting, which discussed efforts to establish peace in Africa. Delegates were mulling plans to roll out an all-African force in the Sahel to tackle the armed Islamist threat, but the plan has been beset by challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Ban Importation of Skin Bleaching Creams, Don Tells Nigerian Govt

[Premium Times] An immunologist and Head, Department of Chemical Pathology, at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Ganiyu Arinola, has called for a ban on the importation of bleaching creams.

[Premium Times] An immunologist and Head, Department of Chemical Pathology, at the University College Hospital, Ibadan, Ganiyu Arinola, has called for a ban on the importation of bleaching creams.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NADECO Plans U.S. Conference to Address Separatist Concerns

[This Day] Port Harcourt -The pro-democracy group, National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), has said it would collaborate with the Institute for Strategic and Development Studies (ISDS) to hold a conference in Washington, D.C., United States to discuss …

[This Day] Port Harcourt -The pro-democracy group, National Democratic Coalition (NADECO), has said it would collaborate with the Institute for Strategic and Development Studies (ISDS) to hold a conference in Washington, D.C., United States to discuss the future of Nigeria considering the series of separatist agitations in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Rent’ a Child Industry Fueling Lucrative Street Begging in Nairobi

[Capital FM] Nairobi on a July weekday is cold and almost frosty. Trench coats, pullovers, gloves, and scarves can be spotted up and about as city residents run around town minding their business.

[Capital FM] Nairobi on a July weekday is cold and almost frosty. Trench coats, pullovers, gloves, and scarves can be spotted up and about as city residents run around town minding their business.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

WFP Begins Food Distributions for Thousands Displaced By Conflict in Kasai Region of DRC

[WFP] Where safe access is possible, WFP plans to assist 25,000 displaced persons in Kasai Central and 17,000 people in the Kasai province in the coming days. However, WFP urgently requires US$17.3 million to support scale up of its operations to assis…

[WFP] Where safe access is possible, WFP plans to assist 25,000 displaced persons in Kasai Central and 17,000 people in the Kasai province in the coming days. However, WFP urgently requires US$17.3 million to support scale up of its operations to assist 250,000 vulnerable persons in Kasai and Kasai Central provinces from September to December 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Swazi King’s University Flop

[Swazi Media] King Mswati III failed in his promise to have a new SADC-wide university up and running in Swaziland before his time as chair of the organisation ends this week (August 2017).

[Swazi Media] King Mswati III failed in his promise to have a new SADC-wide university up and running in Swaziland before his time as chair of the organisation ends this week (August 2017).

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland