Musicians Spice Up Independence Celebrations

[The Herald] The National Sports Stadium was a hive of activity yesterday as thousands of people celebrated 37 years of independence. As early as 7am, thousands were already trickling the stadium waiting for their favourite activities to take place.

[The Herald] The National Sports Stadium was a hive of activity yesterday as thousands of people celebrated 37 years of independence. As early as 7am, thousands were already trickling the stadium waiting for their favourite activities to take place.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

South Sudan Refugees ‘Hold 13 UN Staff Hostage’ in DRC Camp

[Al Jazeera] Thirteen United Nations mission staff have been taken hostage by 100 unarmed South Sudanese refugees in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), demanding to be moved to a third country, according to a UN official based in the area.

[Al Jazeera] Thirteen United Nations mission staff have been taken hostage by 100 unarmed South Sudanese refugees in Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), demanding to be moved to a third country, according to a UN official based in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Kutum Announces New Restrictions to Improve Security

[Radio Dabanga] Kutum -The commissioner of Kutum locality in North Darfur has issued a ban on the use of motorcycles, presence of armed vehicles inside cities and markets and carrying of weapons, days after the state governor vowed to implement more se…

[Radio Dabanga] Kutum -The commissioner of Kutum locality in North Darfur has issued a ban on the use of motorcycles, presence of armed vehicles inside cities and markets and carrying of weapons, days after the state governor vowed to implement more security measures.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Treasury ‘Misunderstands’ Tafelberg Property Sale – Western Cape Govt

[News24Wire] National Treasury has “misunderstood” the Western Cape government’s reason for selling the Tafelberg property in Sea Point, the Western Cape government said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] National Treasury has "misunderstood" the Western Cape government's reason for selling the Tafelberg property in Sea Point, the Western Cape government said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Refugees Free UN Staff Held Hostage in DRC Camp

[Al Jazeera] The United Nations says 16 staff members held hostage at a UN camp in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have been released unharmed.

[Al Jazeera] The United Nations says 16 staff members held hostage at a UN camp in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) have been released unharmed.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Villagers Take Revenge On Killer Crocodile

[The Herald] BRAVE villagers from Jotsholo, Matabeleland North tracked down a crocodile that had devoured a boy (11), killed it with machetes before skinning it and recovering some of the boy’s body parts that it had swallowed.

[The Herald] BRAVE villagers from Jotsholo, Matabeleland North tracked down a crocodile that had devoured a boy (11), killed it with machetes before skinning it and recovering some of the boy's body parts that it had swallowed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Elderly People’s Homes in Sorry State

[The Herald] Charity Ruzvidzo -The sombre atmosphere that welcomes you upon arrival at Bako Redonhodzo Old People’s home in Highfield, one of Harare’s oldest suburbs is unsettling.

[The Herald] Charity Ruzvidzo -The sombre atmosphere that welcomes you upon arrival at Bako Redonhodzo Old People's home in Highfield, one of Harare's oldest suburbs is unsettling.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Seminar for Women in Massawa

[Shabait] Massawa, 18 April 20’7- The head of the National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) branch in Massawa, Ms. Jim’a Raki conducted seminar for members of the union and young women working in the civil service.

[Shabait] Massawa, 18 April 20'7- The head of the National Union of Eritrean Women (NUEW) branch in Massawa, Ms. Jim'a Raki conducted seminar for members of the union and young women working in the civil service.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea