Pregnant Mothers Dying in DRC Ethnic Conflicts

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -PREGNANT women in regions torn apart by ethnic clashes are dying during delivery as conflicts make hospitals inaccessible. At least three women have died in Kabeké in the southeastern Tanganyika Province. The region is afflicted by long-running conflicts between the Twa and Bantu communities. About 3 000 people live in this locality. As conflicts and banditry recur, the area has become more isolated while roads and agricultural routes have deteriorated over the years. Subsequently, in Kabeké,

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -PREGNANT women in regions torn apart by ethnic clashes are dying during delivery as conflicts make hospitals inaccessible. At least three women have died in Kabeké in the southeastern Tanganyika Province. The region is afflicted by long-running conflicts between the Twa and Bantu communities. About 3 000 people live in this locality. As conflicts and banditry recur, the area has become more isolated while roads and agricultural routes have deteriorated over the years. Subsequently, in Kabeké,

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Iten Celebrates Kamworor’s Victory

[Nation] Hundreds of elite and upcoming athletes on Sunday braved the chilly cold weather in Item, Elgeyo Marakwet County to watch and cheer their colleagues participating in the New York Marathon.

[Nation] Hundreds of elite and upcoming athletes on Sunday braved the chilly cold weather in Item, Elgeyo Marakwet County to watch and cheer their colleagues participating in the New York Marathon.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Threats Against Exposé Author Signify Zuma’s Desperation

[Daily Maverick] From the moment it became clear the ANC’s leadership race was going to be between Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and Deputy President Cyril Ramphosa, it was known that the intelligence services would play an oversized role. They were present i…

[Daily Maverick] From the moment it became clear the ANC's leadership race was going to be between Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma and Deputy President Cyril Ramphosa, it was known that the intelligence services would play an oversized role. They were present in Polokwane and Mangaung - and now they are even more firmly under the thumb of President Jacob Zuma. On Friday, the SARS threat of action against Jacques Pauw was quickly followed by the State Security Agency's demand that the The President's Keepers be withdrawn. The first

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SON – a Year of Reform, Strides and Landmarks

[Vanguard] Approximately a year ago, Barrister Osita Aboloma assumed the mantle of leadership as the Director-General of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria,SON. And for the quality safeguarding agency of the nation, it has been a year defined by rem…

[Vanguard] Approximately a year ago, Barrister Osita Aboloma assumed the mantle of leadership as the Director-General of the Standards Organisation of Nigeria,SON. And for the quality safeguarding agency of the nation, it has been a year defined by remarkable strides, change and landmarks. It therefore becomes appropriate to take stock of the lofty programmes, vision and achievements of the strategic regulatory organisation within the period.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Telkom Make Light Work of JKUAT in League Match

[Nation] Champions Telkom on Sunday maintained their unbeaten start to the season after 5-0 win over Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in a Kenya Hockey Union women’s Premier League match at the City Park Stadium, Nairobi.

[Nation] Champions Telkom on Sunday maintained their unbeaten start to the season after 5-0 win over Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology in a Kenya Hockey Union women's Premier League match at the City Park Stadium, Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Reducing Physical Punishment in the Home Is Key to Reducing Violence

[Daily Maverick] Finally, a court has found that the common law defence of “moderate and reasonable chastisement” is inconsistent with our Constitution. This is a step to creating safe and enabling homes and communities for future generations. By STEFANIE RöHRS and SHANAAZ MATHEWS.

[Daily Maverick] Finally, a court has found that the common law defence of "moderate and reasonable chastisement" is inconsistent with our Constitution. This is a step to creating safe and enabling homes and communities for future generations. By STEFANIE RöHRS and SHANAAZ MATHEWS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC Leadership Race – Dlamini Zuma’s Handling of Latest Controversy Follows an Established Pattern

[Daily Maverick] One week after ANC presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma’s campaigners denied that she had any “clandestine and dodgy relations with anybody throughout her political career”, pictures of her with some allegedly dodgy characters h…

[Daily Maverick] One week after ANC presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma's campaigners denied that she had any "clandestine and dodgy relations with anybody throughout her political career", pictures of her with some allegedly dodgy characters have emerged. If previous storms are anything to go by, she's likely to try dodging accountability for this one too. By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tuskys Targets Premium Market With Muthaiga Expansion

[Nation] Tuskys Supermarkets is seeking to grow its presence in upmarket suburbs even as it started restocking key Nairobi branches belonging to troubled Nakumatt last week ahead of its acquisition.

[Nation] Tuskys Supermarkets is seeking to grow its presence in upmarket suburbs even as it started restocking key Nairobi branches belonging to troubled Nakumatt last week ahead of its acquisition.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya