Village in Bomet Mourns Their Peacemaker Son, Bishop Korir

[Nation] Segutiet Village in Bomet Central Constituency in Bomet County has been engulfed in grief darkness following the death of the Eldoret Catholic Diocese Bishop Cornelius Kipng’eno Korir on Monday this week.

[Nation] Segutiet Village in Bomet Central Constituency in Bomet County has been engulfed in grief darkness following the death of the Eldoret Catholic Diocese Bishop Cornelius Kipng'eno Korir on Monday this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Minister Mzembi Blasts ‘Shameless’ Politician Mavhaire

[The Herald] Embattled National People’s Party national chair Mr Dzikamai Mavhaire has been rapped for trying to score cheap political points by claiming that he personally funded some electrification projects that were financed by Government under the…

[The Herald] Embattled National People's Party national chair Mr Dzikamai Mavhaire has been rapped for trying to score cheap political points by claiming that he personally funded some electrification projects that were financed by Government under the Rural Electrification programme in some parts of Masvingo Province. Foreign Affairs Minister and Masvingo South Member of Parliament Dr Walter Mzembi blasted Mr Mavhaire for "shamelessly" lying to villagers in the Rupike area of Masvingo South that he used personal funds

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

HRW Deeply Concerned About Victims of Torture’s Relatives

[HRW] A report published on October 13, 2017 by Rwanda’s National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) attempting to discredit Human Rights Watch documentation of extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances is full of falsehoods, compounding the injustice and abuse suffered by the victims’ families, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights Watch has found that Rwandan government officials threatened and coerced victims’ family members to present false information about what happened to the

[HRW] A report published on October 13, 2017 by Rwanda's National Commission for Human Rights (NCHR) attempting to discredit Human Rights Watch documentation of extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances is full of falsehoods, compounding the injustice and abuse suffered by the victims' families, Human Rights Watch said today. Human Rights Watch has found that Rwandan government officials threatened and coerced victims' family members to present false information about what happened to the

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

They Aren’t Heavy, They’re My Children

[Namibian] SHE had her first child at 15, and now at 22, Elizabeth Kampanza is a mother of six children. Had it not been for death which claimed one, Kampanza, who stays in the Ndama informal settlement at Rundu, would have seven children.

[Namibian] SHE had her first child at 15, and now at 22, Elizabeth Kampanza is a mother of six children. Had it not been for death which claimed one, Kampanza, who stays in the Ndama informal settlement at Rundu, would have seven children.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Respect Paris Climate Accord, Govt Tells U.S.

[The Herald] Zimbabwe and other developing countries that will attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) have called on the United States of America to respect the Paris Agreement and work with the rest of the world in addressing clim…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe and other developing countries that will attend the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP23) have called on the United States of America to respect the Paris Agreement and work with the rest of the world in addressing climate change. Nations are currently torn between welcoming and berating Washington's envoys to the talks following the decision by US President Donald Trump to pull out of the agreement in June and instead promote the US fossil fuel industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Sustainable Water Management As a Lever for Green Growth in Ethiopia and the Region

[IPS] Addis Ababa -Sustainable water supply is imperative for economic growth, but so often gets side-lined in the rush for development. The unanticipated consequence is a global economy that is increasingly stunted by water resource challenges, with w…

[IPS] Addis Ababa -Sustainable water supply is imperative for economic growth, but so often gets side-lined in the rush for development. The unanticipated consequence is a global economy that is increasingly stunted by water resource challenges, with worldwide predictions suggesting that global water demand will increase by approximately 75% more than global water supply in the next 30 years!

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Judge Throws Out Diezani’s Application to Facilitate Her Return From UK

[Vanguard] A Lagos Federal High Court has dismissed an application filed by Diezani Alison-Madueke, former Minister of Petroleum Resources, that she be joined as a defendant in an alleged N450m fraud case in Nigeria.

[Vanguard] A Lagos Federal High Court has dismissed an application filed by Diezani Alison-Madueke, former Minister of Petroleum Resources, that she be joined as a defendant in an alleged N450m fraud case in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NNPC to Create 1 Million Jobs, Establish Bio-Fuel Plant in Ondo

[Vanguard] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ondo State Government to establish a 65,000 million litres bio-fuel plant in Okeluse, Ondo State.

[Vanguard] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Ondo State Government to establish a 65,000 million litres bio-fuel plant in Okeluse, Ondo State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria