Nine Killed in Wadajir Suicide Bombing

[Dalsan Radio] At least 9 people were confirmed dead on Tuesday were confirmed dead after a suicide bomber detonated a VBIED targeeting the administrative headquarters of Wadajir district.

[Dalsan Radio] At least 9 people were confirmed dead on Tuesday were confirmed dead after a suicide bomber detonated a VBIED targeeting the administrative headquarters of Wadajir district.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Angelina Jolie in Nairobi to Celebrate World Refugee Day

[Nation] United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Special Envoy Angelina Jolie marked World Refugee Day on Tuesday by visiting adolescent refugee girls in Nairobi.

[Nation] United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) Special Envoy Angelina Jolie marked World Refugee Day on Tuesday by visiting adolescent refugee girls in Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

The Public Protector Cannot Order the Amendment of the Constitution

[Daily Maverick] The report by the Public Protector on the failure of the government to recover more than R1-billion from Absa for a “lifeboat” granted to Bankcorp during the apartheid era by the South African Reserve Bank shines a light on the way the…

[Daily Maverick] The report by the Public Protector on the failure of the government to recover more than R1-billion from Absa for a "lifeboat" granted to Bankcorp during the apartheid era by the South African Reserve Bank shines a light on the way the then Reserve Bank used public money to protect Bankorp - one of the poster children for white Afrikaner empowerment - in order to rescue that company from collapse. However, the report also raises some uncomfortable questions about the legal knowledge and competence of the P

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Increase in Rent Causes Bujumbura City Market Traders to Close Shops

[Iwacu] Traders of about 30 shops at the Bujumbura City Market -BCM have suspended their daily activities due to the increase in rent, this morning 20 June. The market’s management accuses them of illegally occupying its empty spaces.

[Iwacu] Traders of about 30 shops at the Bujumbura City Market -BCM have suspended their daily activities due to the increase in rent, this morning 20 June. The market's management accuses them of illegally occupying its empty spaces.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Water Shortage in Rural Gikungu Pushes Residents to Use Ntahangwa River Water

[Iwacu] Three months have just passed without clean water in rural Gikungu area of Ntahangwa commune of Bujumbura. People fear to catch different diseases as they use dirty water from Ntahangwa River. The Company in charge of supplying water and electr…

[Iwacu] Three months have just passed without clean water in rural Gikungu area of Ntahangwa commune of Bujumbura. People fear to catch different diseases as they use dirty water from Ntahangwa River. The Company in charge of supplying water and electricity (REGIDESO) says it is aware of the issue and is working it out.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Justice for Burundi Hopes ICC to Open Investigations On the Country

[Iwacu] On 19 June, A delegation of the collective of lawyers grouped into ‘Justice for Burundi’ defending victims of the Burundian crisis made of Alain Detheux, Armel Niyongere and Bernard Mainguin held meetings in the office of the Prosecutor of the …

[Iwacu] On 19 June, A delegation of the collective of lawyers grouped into 'Justice for Burundi' defending victims of the Burundian crisis made of Alain Detheux, Armel Niyongere and Bernard Mainguin held meetings in the office of the Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court to assess the progress of the files. Barrister Alain Detheux, who was part of the delegation, says he is confident that the prosecutor would soon open investigations on Burundi.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi