UN Warns Situation in DR Congo Reaching ‘Breaking Point’

[Deutsche Welle] The second deadly attack in a month happened where land disputes have reignited a long-dormant ethnic conflict and caused thousands to flee. The UN has warned the situation in the DRC has reached “a breaking point.”

[Deutsche Welle] The second deadly attack in a month happened where land disputes have reignited a long-dormant ethnic conflict and caused thousands to flee. The UN has warned the situation in the DRC has reached "a breaking point."

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Cape Town’s Plans for What Happens After Day Zero Just Won’t Work. Here’s Why

[The Conversation Africa] The world is watching Cape Town, counting down to Day Zero. This represents the point at which the municipality will turn off most of the city’s water distribution system. The date is not certain; it has shifted several times,…

[The Conversation Africa] The world is watching Cape Town, counting down to Day Zero. This represents the point at which the municipality will turn off most of the city's water distribution system. The date is not certain; it has shifted several times, and is currently predicted to arrive on July 9.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gigaba an ‘Unpatriotic Pathological Liar’ – EFF

[News24Wire] The EFF has called Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba an “unpatriotic pathological liar” after he insisted on Tuesday the Gupta family were not South African citizens.

[News24Wire] The EFF has called Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba an "unpatriotic pathological liar" after he insisted on Tuesday the Gupta family were not South African citizens.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

International Election Observer Missions Make Joint Peace Call Ahead of Sierra Leone Polls

[African Union] Ahead of the March 7 general elections all International Election Observer Missions (IEOMs) in Sierra Leone have tasked stakeholders to work towards a peaceful process.

[African Union] Ahead of the March 7 general elections all International Election Observer Missions (IEOMs) in Sierra Leone have tasked stakeholders to work towards a peaceful process.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Informal Gold Miner Shot Dead and Eight Arrested

[GroundUp] An informal gold miner was shot dead on Saturday and eight others were arrested by security guards at a mine in Benoni. The arrested, who are between the ages of 19 and 36, appeared in the Benoni Magistrate Court on Monday and Tuesday charge…

[GroundUp] An informal gold miner was shot dead on Saturday and eight others were arrested by security guards at a mine in Benoni. The arrested, who are between the ages of 19 and 36, appeared in the Benoni Magistrate Court on Monday and Tuesday charged with illegal possession of gold.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Let Us Abide By Rules, Says International Relations Minister

[Namibian] International relations minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has ordered staff members of her ministry to adhere to the cost-cutting measures, and improve service delivery.

[Namibian] International relations minister Netumbo Nandi-Ndaitwah has ordered staff members of her ministry to adhere to the cost-cutting measures, and improve service delivery.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Unpaid Bills So Govt Lights Cut Off

[Swazi Media] Law courts, police stations, libraries, media houses, border posts among others in Swaziland were disconnected of electricity because the government has not paid its bills.

[Swazi Media] Law courts, police stations, libraries, media houses, border posts among others in Swaziland were disconnected of electricity because the government has not paid its bills.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Zimbabwean Children Repatriated

[GroundUp] On Monday, Judge Bill Prinsloo in the Pretoria High Court, ordered the repatriation of eight Zimbabwean children who have been held by the Department of Social Development for well over three months. The children are now in the care of the Z…

[GroundUp] On Monday, Judge Bill Prinsloo in the Pretoria High Court, ordered the repatriation of eight Zimbabwean children who have been held by the Department of Social Development for well over three months. The children are now in the care of the Zimbabwean government.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa