Former MP Awad Ahmed Ashara Dies in Canada

[Shabelle] The first Minister of Information of Puntland Awad Ahmed Ashara has passed way in Canada on Monday, his family confirmed. The late minister played a major role in the formation of Puntland state in 1998.

[Shabelle] The first Minister of Information of Puntland Awad Ahmed Ashara has passed way in Canada on Monday, his family confirmed. The late minister played a major role in the formation of Puntland state in 1998.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Submission to the UN on the Rights of the Child Concerning Benin

[HRW] This submission relates to the review of Benin under the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict, and focuses on the protection of students, teachers, and schools during arme…

[HRW] This submission relates to the review of Benin under the Optional Protocol to the Convention on the Rights of the Child on the involvement of children in armed conflict, and focuses on the protection of students, teachers, and schools during armed conflict. It proposes issues and questions that Committee members may wish to raise with the government.

source: AllAfrica News: Benin

Finance Ministry, Juba Agree on Joint Action to Exempt Sudan’s Foreign Debts

[SNA] Khartoum -The Finance Ministers of the Sudan and the State of South Sudan have agreed on a joint external move to exempt the Sudan’s foreign debts, and to work for extension of the terms of the zero-option agreement that ends in October 2018.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Finance Ministers of the Sudan and the State of South Sudan have agreed on a joint external move to exempt the Sudan's foreign debts, and to work for extension of the terms of the zero-option agreement that ends in October 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Shifeta Tours Bwabwata As 131 Hippo Carcases Are Disposed

[New Era] Bwabwata -Environment minister, Pohamba Shifeta, last week visited the anthrax-affected areas in the Bwabwata National Park in Kavango East Region to assess the situation on the ground.

[New Era] Bwabwata -Environment minister, Pohamba Shifeta, last week visited the anthrax-affected areas in the Bwabwata National Park in Kavango East Region to assess the situation on the ground.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Getting The Country Right

[Atlantic Council] Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, delivered a stern message to South Sudanese President Salva Kiir in their meeting in Juba on October 24: the United States is “disappointed” in Kiir’s leadership and he must not t…

[Atlantic Council] Nikki Haley, the US ambassador to the United Nations, delivered a stern message to South Sudanese President Salva Kiir in their meeting in Juba on October 24: the United States is "disappointed" in Kiir's leadership and he must not take US assistance for granted. In a stark reminder of the perilous situation in the six-year-old nation, Haley was later forced to hastily evacuate South Sudan after a group of anti-Kiir protesters turned violent.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

UCT Granted High Court Interdict Against Unlawful Protests

[News24Wire] The University of Cape Town (UCT) has been granted an interim interdict that prevents any unlawful protest action at its campuses, the university said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] The University of Cape Town (UCT) has been granted an interim interdict that prevents any unlawful protest action at its campuses, the university said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Netball – Sports Minister Demands Malawi Queens ‘Disaster’ Fast5 Report – NAM Taken to Task

[Nyasa Times] Netball Association of Malawi (NAM) has been taken to task by Minister of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development Francis Kasaila on the mess of the national netball team – Malawi Queens – after putting the nation to shame after lo…

[Nyasa Times] Netball Association of Malawi (NAM) has been taken to task by Minister of Labour, Youth, Sports and Manpower Development Francis Kasaila on the mess of the national netball team - Malawi Queens - after putting the nation to shame after losing all their five matches at the Fast5 World Netball Series in Merbourne, Australia.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi