Sustainable Support for Families of Martyrs

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritreans residing in Jeddah- Saudi Arabia, Uganda and Germany have reiterated readiness to sustainably support the families of martyrs. They expressed the resolve in the event they held on 20 June in commemoration with Martyrs’ Day.

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritreans residing in Jeddah- Saudi Arabia, Uganda and Germany have reiterated readiness to sustainably support the families of martyrs. They expressed the resolve in the event they held on 20 June in commemoration with Martyrs' Day.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

‘Un Unable to Solve the Crisis in DRC’

[Deutsche Welle] The UN accused Kabila’s government of backing a militia that is killing innocent people in the troubled Kasai region. DR Congo expert Phil Clark of SOAS says the UN has limited leverage to change things on the ground.

[Deutsche Welle] The UN accused Kabila's government of backing a militia that is killing innocent people in the troubled Kasai region. DR Congo expert Phil Clark of SOAS says the UN has limited leverage to change things on the ground.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Motorsport – Du Toit Fancies Desert Race Chances

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Toyota Kalahari 1 000 Desert Race is this weekend and motorsport lovers are expected to descend on the mining town of Jwaneng once again and one man who fancies his chances of a podium finish this year is none other …

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Toyota Kalahari 1 000 Desert Race is this weekend and motorsport lovers are expected to descend on the mining town of Jwaneng once again and one man who fancies his chances of a podium finish this year is none other than local special vehicle racer Keith du Toit.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

South Africa’s Fiscal Weakness Likely to Affect Botswana

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana is likely to face challenges if South Africa’s fiscal strength continues to weaken, says permanent secretary in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Solomon Sekwakwa.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana is likely to face challenges if South Africa's fiscal strength continues to weaken, says permanent secretary in the Ministry of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Solomon Sekwakwa.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Why Ex-Combatants Pose a Threat to Stability

[The Conversation Africa] Dissatisfied ex-combatants who aren’t serving in Côte d’Ivoire’s formal military structures pose the biggest long-term threat to the stability of the country. This is particularly true in regions where groups of these men were present during the civil wars.

[The Conversation Africa] Dissatisfied ex-combatants who aren't serving in Côte d'Ivoire's formal military structures pose the biggest long-term threat to the stability of the country. This is particularly true in regions where groups of these men were present during the civil wars.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

The DRC Can Learn From Lumumba As Its Internal Crisis Deepens

[The Conversation Africa] Johannesburg -The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a vast country rich in natural resources including the world’s largest reserves of cobalt, and substantial quantities of diamonds, gold and copper.

[The Conversation Africa] Johannesburg -The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a vast country rich in natural resources including the world's largest reserves of cobalt, and substantial quantities of diamonds, gold and copper.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Government Tackles Regional Asymmetries in Bie

[ANGOP] Cuito -The governor of central Bié, Álvaro de Boa Vida Neto, assured Wednesday in Cuito that the government has been working hard to combat regional asymmetries in order to promote equality in the development of this part of the country.

[ANGOP] Cuito -The governor of central Bié, Álvaro de Boa Vida Neto, assured Wednesday in Cuito that the government has been working hard to combat regional asymmetries in order to promote equality in the development of this part of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Soccer – Butler’s Departure Blessing in Disguise for Local Players

[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -While the exit of Botswana’s senior national team coach, Peter Butler has elicited mixed reactions amongst football lovers, it might just be a blessing in disguise for some of the youngsters the Briton used to work wi…

[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -While the exit of Botswana's senior national team coach, Peter Butler has elicited mixed reactions amongst football lovers, it might just be a blessing in disguise for some of the youngsters the Briton used to work with during his stay with the Zebras.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Will South Africa Be At the 29th AU Summit?

[ISS] The 29th African Union (AU) summit that takes place in Addis Ababa from 27 June to 4 July is likely to be the first in many years without a South African president in attendance.

[ISS] The 29th African Union (AU) summit that takes place in Addis Ababa from 27 June to 4 July is likely to be the first in many years without a South African president in attendance.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa