Wherever This Canadian Mining Company Goes, Violence Seems to Follow

[Fahamu] Banro operates in a region that has seen incredible violence over the past two decades and the secretive company has been accused of fuelling the conflict. In 1996 Banro paid $3.5 million for 47 mining concessions that covered more than one mi…

[Fahamu] Banro operates in a region that has seen incredible violence over the past two decades and the secretive company has been accused of fuelling the conflict. In 1996 Banro paid $3.5 million for 47 mining concessions that covered more than one million hectares of land in Congo's North and South Kivu.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Frodebu Party Commemorates Months of Democracy Victory

[Iwacu] The opposition party, Sahwanya Frodebu, celebrates June and July as months of democracy victory in Burundi. It says genuine democracy hasn’t yet taken root in the country.

[Iwacu] The opposition party, Sahwanya Frodebu, celebrates June and July as months of democracy victory in Burundi. It says genuine democracy hasn't yet taken root in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Newborn Baby Death Due to ‘Lack of Communication’, Doctor Says

[Iwacu] Earlier this week at a Bujumbura hospital, a baby born to a mother in a coma died after no doctors were available to help. Dr Pontient Ndabashinze, Director of Kamenge University Hospital, known as Roi Khaled, has told IWACU that the absence of…

[Iwacu] Earlier this week at a Bujumbura hospital, a baby born to a mother in a coma died after no doctors were available to help. Dr Pontient Ndabashinze, Director of Kamenge University Hospital, known as Roi Khaled, has told IWACU that the absence of doctors was due to "a lack of communication between doctors"

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Acting President Osinbajo Leaves for AU Summit

[Leadership] The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday morning, left Nigeria for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to participate in the 29th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU).

[Leadership] The Acting President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, on Monday morning, left Nigeria for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to participate in the 29th Ordinary Session of the Assembly of the African Union (AU).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Nigerians in U.S. Condemn Bello’s Hospital Shooting

[Leadership] The Nigerian community in the U.S. has condemned the shooting on Friday of seven people at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Centre in New York by Nigeria-born Dr Michael Henry Bello.

[Leadership] The Nigerian community in the U.S. has condemned the shooting on Friday of seven people at the Bronx-Lebanon Hospital Centre in New York by Nigeria-born Dr Michael Henry Bello.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Moxico – Vice Governor Discourages Violence Against Children

[ANGOP] Luena -The vice governor of the eastern Moxico Province for political and social matters, Adriana Sofia Cacuassa Bento, last Sunday in Luena City discouraged parents from practicing violence against children, since such act is condemned by huma…

[ANGOP] Luena -The vice governor of the eastern Moxico Province for political and social matters, Adriana Sofia Cacuassa Bento, last Sunday in Luena City discouraged parents from practicing violence against children, since such act is condemned by human law and God.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Adesina – I Will Not Rest Until Africa Breaks Out of Hunger

[This Day] President of the Africa Development Bank and erstwhile Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, recently emerged the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate. The prestigious $250,000 prize is given annually to a person who…

[This Day] President of the Africa Development Bank and erstwhile Minister of Agriculture and Rural Development, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, recently emerged the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate. The prestigious $250,000 prize is given annually to a person who has worked to advance human development by improving the quality, quantity or availability of food in the world. In this interview with former presidential aide and THISDAY columnist, Reuben Abati, Adesina said the global recognition will spur him to do more to end hun

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Interaction Between the Executive, Legislature Commended

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the level and quality of engagement between the executive and Parliament during the 2nd Term of Parliament between April and June 2017.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has welcomed the level and quality of engagement between the executive and Parliament during the 2nd Term of Parliament between April and June 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hwange Colliery Company Resuscitates Underground Operations

[The Herald] Hwange Colliery Company Limited is in the process of resuscitating underground operations which will enhance product mix thereby improving margins, managing director Thomas Makore said.

[The Herald] Hwange Colliery Company Limited is in the process of resuscitating underground operations which will enhance product mix thereby improving margins, managing director Thomas Makore said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe