Dozens of People Feared Dead in Shipwreck Off Libya

[Al Jazeera] Up to 25 people attempting to cross the Mediterranean are feared dead following a search operation off the coast of Libya that ended with the rescue of 115 others, according to local authorities.

[Al Jazeera] Up to 25 people attempting to cross the Mediterranean are feared dead following a search operation off the coast of Libya that ended with the rescue of 115 others, according to local authorities.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Sassa Saga Claims First Victim

[News24Wire] Department of Social Development director general Zane Dangor has resigned from his position. Dangor confirmed to News24 on Saturday that he tendered his resignation on Friday.

[News24Wire] Department of Social Development director general Zane Dangor has resigned from his position. Dangor confirmed to News24 on Saturday that he tendered his resignation on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UAE Envoy Recalled in Effort to Mend Strained Relation

[Dalsan Radio] United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Somalia Mohammed Ahmed Othman Al Hammadi has been recalled back to the country in what a source at the Embassy says is a move by the Gulf country to mend relations with the new administration in Mogadishu.

[Dalsan Radio] United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Somalia Mohammed Ahmed Othman Al Hammadi has been recalled back to the country in what a source at the Embassy says is a move by the Gulf country to mend relations with the new administration in Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

How Amaechi and Buhari Induced Nigeria’s Recession

[This Day] This has been a most interesting week for me. As many of my readers may have become aware, the minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, gave an interview to some select papers (THISDAY thankfully not included) and repeated the lie that fo…

[This Day] This has been a most interesting week for me. As many of my readers may have become aware, the minister of transportation, Rotimi Amaechi, gave an interview to some select papers (THISDAY thankfully not included) and repeated the lie that former President Jonathan pilfered $49.8 billion from the national treasury and that is the reason why Nigeria drifted into recession.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tonto Dikeh Vows to Disgrace Churchill, Family Source

[Ghana Star] A source close to the Churchill family has described as laughable, claims by Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh that she bought her estranged husband, Olakunle Churchill, the vehicles they were driving.

[Ghana Star] A source close to the Churchill family has described as laughable, claims by Nollywood actress, Tonto Dikeh that she bought her estranged husband, Olakunle Churchill, the vehicles they were driving.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Effort to Control Communicable Diseases

[Shabait] Asmara -An integrated effort is being made to control communicable diseases, Dr. Araya Berhane, the head of communicable diseases control at the Ministry of Health, said.

[Shabait] Asmara -An integrated effort is being made to control communicable diseases, Dr. Araya Berhane, the head of communicable diseases control at the Ministry of Health, said.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Significant Progress in Fruit and Vegetable Farming

[Shabait] Asmara -Fruit and vegetable farmers in Habero sub-zone, Anseba region, said that following the construction of water diversion schemes and the drilling of water holes they have succeeded in registering commendable progress.

[Shabait] Asmara -Fruit and vegetable farmers in Habero sub-zone, Anseba region, said that following the construction of water diversion schemes and the drilling of water holes they have succeeded in registering commendable progress.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Govt Begs for International Help Against Boko Haram Terror

[VOA] On a Friday night in September 2014, Boko Haram fighters attacked the village of Guza in northeastern Nigeria, killing and kidnapping young boys as they burned homes and looted.

[VOA] On a Friday night in September 2014, Boko Haram fighters attacked the village of Guza in northeastern Nigeria, killing and kidnapping young boys as they burned homes and looted.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

IOM Launches Emergency Appeal Amid Famine Warning

[VOA] The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is appealing for $24.6 million to provide life-saving assistance to hundreds of thousands of the most vulnerable victims of Somalia’s drought. Many of them are now under threat of famine.

[VOA] The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is appealing for $24.6 million to provide life-saving assistance to hundreds of thousands of the most vulnerable victims of Somalia's drought. Many of them are now under threat of famine.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia