Conquering the Toughest Challenge of All Times

[Ethiopian Herald] “There is no point in fighting after people are finished. This is the saddest time in my life. I have seen many desperate times, but none of them is as desperate as this me. The people that I am fighting for are dying because of food…

[Ethiopian Herald] "There is no point in fighting after people are finished. This is the saddest time in my life. I have seen many desperate times, but none of them is as desperate as this me. The people that I am fighting for are dying because of food. They are hard working but because of lack of support because of lack of scientific agricultural practices these people are dying, because of no fault of themselves. That is the toughest challenge in my life."

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

SADC Sending Special Envoy to DRC As Zuma Assumes Chairmanship

[News24Wire] The Southern African Development Community will be sending a former head of state to the Democratic Republic of Congo as a special envoy amidst increasing tensions in that country due to overdue elections.

[News24Wire] The Southern African Development Community will be sending a former head of state to the Democratic Republic of Congo as a special envoy amidst increasing tensions in that country due to overdue elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Meles’ Thoughts Influenced the Mindset of the People

[Ethiopian Herald] As could be witnessed not only by the majority of his colleagues or the Ethiopian general public but also by intellectuals from across the globe who might have got access to listen and watch his speeches, analysis, read any piece wri…

[Ethiopian Herald] As could be witnessed not only by the majority of his colleagues or the Ethiopian general public but also by intellectuals from across the globe who might have got access to listen and watch his speeches, analysis, read any piece written by him via various media outlets, his direct and indirect influences in all aspects of life at all levels on Ethiopians and the region in particular and the continent aMeles' thoughts influenced the mindset of the peoplend beyond that in general was quite unquestionable. H

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Democratic Developmental State for Sustainable Development

[Ethiopian Herald] The establishment of Democratic Developmental State of Ethiopia happened to be an answer to a failed ideology of neo liberalism which is vigorously promoted by western countries and their extensions, international organizations, to i…

[Ethiopian Herald] The establishment of Democratic Developmental State of Ethiopia happened to be an answer to a failed ideology of neo liberalism which is vigorously promoted by western countries and their extensions, international organizations, to instill in African countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Student Body Wants Cabinet Reshuffle as Buhari Returns

[Premium Times] The National Association of Nigerian Students has expressed delight over the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the country after a medical vacation in London.

[Premium Times] The National Association of Nigerian Students has expressed delight over the return of President Muhammadu Buhari to the country after a medical vacation in London.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Gunmen Kills Governor’s Aide

[Daily Trust] Makurdi -Gunmen suspected to be hired assassins yesterday shot and killed Governor Samuel Ortom’s Principal Special Assistant on Knowledge Economy and Investments, Dr Tavershima Adyorough, at his residence in Makurdi.

[Daily Trust] Makurdi -Gunmen suspected to be hired assassins yesterday shot and killed Governor Samuel Ortom's Principal Special Assistant on Knowledge Economy and Investments, Dr Tavershima Adyorough, at his residence in Makurdi.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenyan Journalists Harassed, Detained Reporting On Election Violence

[CPJ] Nairobi -Authorities in Kenya should credibly investigate incidents of harassment against journalists covering the aftermath of August 8’s disputed elections and should reform Kenya’s Firearms Act to lower the barriers on journalists’ ability to …

[CPJ] Nairobi -Authorities in Kenya should credibly investigate incidents of harassment against journalists covering the aftermath of August 8's disputed elections and should reform Kenya's Firearms Act to lower the barriers on journalists' ability to wear protective gear, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Egypt Should Stop Blocking Access to Rights Organizations’ Websites

[CPJ] Washington, D.c. -Egyptian authorities should immediately stop blocking access to the website of the international press freedom group Reporters Without Borders (RSF, for its French acronym) and the Egyptian group the Arabic Network for Human Rig…

[CPJ] Washington, D.c. -Egyptian authorities should immediately stop blocking access to the website of the international press freedom group Reporters Without Borders (RSF, for its French acronym) and the Egyptian group the Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI), the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Internet users in Egypt have been unable to access RSF's website since August 14, RSF reported yesterday. ANHRI on August 16 reported that its site and that of RSF were among 127 websites blocked in the countr

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Lawmakers Put Moratorium On Nude Photos of Mudslide Victims

[Concord] While giving tribute to the memory of August 14th Flood and mudslide victims which left over 300 dead, Members of Parliament yesterday unanimously adopted a resolution calling on the Sierra Leone police to arrest and charge anyone who transfe…

[Concord] While giving tribute to the memory of August 14th Flood and mudslide victims which left over 300 dead, Members of Parliament yesterday unanimously adopted a resolution calling on the Sierra Leone police to arrest and charge anyone who transfer, display or parade nude pictures and videos of victims in any shape or form on social media.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Relative Calm Returns to Somali Town After Retreat of Al-Shabaab

[Shabelle] The Southern Somalia’s semi-autonomous region of Southwest said on Sunday a relative calm has returned to Bariire, 60Km northwest of Mogadishu after retreat of Al-Shabaab.

[Shabelle] The Southern Somalia's semi-autonomous region of Southwest said on Sunday a relative calm has returned to Bariire, 60Km northwest of Mogadishu after retreat of Al-Shabaab.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia