Climate Change Threatens Livelihoods of 130m Niger Basin Inhabitants

[Guardian] Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, has said the livelihoods of over 130 million people living in the Niger Basin were at risk of climate change and other environmental challenges.

[Guardian] Minister of Water Resources, Suleiman Adamu, has said the livelihoods of over 130 million people living in the Niger Basin were at risk of climate change and other environmental challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

CPJ Calls On Niger to Stop Persecuting Journalist Baba Alpha

[CPJ] New York -Nigerien authorities should reverse the expulsion of journalist Baba Alpha and ensure his safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. After jailing him for a year, authorities on April 3 released Baba Alpha, a journalist wi…

[CPJ] New York -Nigerien authorities should reverse the expulsion of journalist Baba Alpha and ensure his safety, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. After jailing him for a year, authorities on April 3 released Baba Alpha, a journalist with the privately owned radio and television news agency Bonferey, and drove him to Labbezanga, a town in northeastern Mali on the border with Niger, the journalist told CPJ.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

Law Firm Strikes Back Against Fraud Claim

[Namibian] THE law firm against which the insurance company Trustco Insurance has registered a fraud case with the Namibian Police has struck back against the company, accusing it of trying to avoid paying its debts and making a malicious attempt to di…

[Namibian] THE law firm against which the insurance company Trustco Insurance has registered a fraud case with the Namibian Police has struck back against the company, accusing it of trying to avoid paying its debts and making a malicious attempt to discredit the firm.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

AU, Govt Sign Three Agreements for the Hosting of Three Important Pan-African Institutions in Yaounde

[African Union] The African Union and the Government of the Republic of Cameroon Sign Three Agreements for the Hosting of Three Important Pan-African Institutions in Yaounde

[African Union] The African Union and the Government of the Republic of Cameroon Sign Three Agreements for the Hosting of Three Important Pan-African Institutions in Yaounde

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

One Person Killed As Togolese Opposition Resume Protests Amidst Another Crackdown

[MFWA] After a four-month lull, the opposition in Togo has recalled their supporters on to the streets for anti-government protests which has again been brutally suppressed with at least one person killed.

[MFWA] After a four-month lull, the opposition in Togo has recalled their supporters on to the streets for anti-government protests which has again been brutally suppressed with at least one person killed.

source: AllAfrica News: Togo

Moral Cop Defends Deputy Governor Caught in Compromising Situation

[Nairobi News] Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) boss Ezekiel Mutua has described as barbaric the trending video showing the Kirinyaga Deputy Governor, Peter Ndambiri, naked and at the mercy of a group of men filming him and a naked woman beside him.

[Nairobi News] Kenya Film Classification Board (KFCB) boss Ezekiel Mutua has described as barbaric the trending video showing the Kirinyaga Deputy Governor, Peter Ndambiri, naked and at the mercy of a group of men filming him and a naked woman beside him.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Six Arrested As Protests Cause Chaos in Cape Town, Overberg

[News24Wire] Several roads in Cape Town and the Overberg have been closed after protesters blockaded them with burning tyres and threw stones and bricks at cars on Wednesday morning, officials said.

[News24Wire] Several roads in Cape Town and the Overberg have been closed after protesters blockaded them with burning tyres and threw stones and bricks at cars on Wednesday morning, officials said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Community Consent Is Not Needed for Mining Rights, Says Lawyer

[GroundUp] The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) failed to make a distinction between “legal deprivation and physical deprivation”, the Pretoria High Court heard on Tuesday.

[GroundUp] The Department of Mineral Resources (DMR) failed to make a distinction between "legal deprivation and physical deprivation", the Pretoria High Court heard on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa