Militants Torch Country Home of Kabila

[Deutsche Welle] A home belonging to President Josef Kabila has been attacked and burned to the ground. It is the latest incident in a political crisis sparked by Kabila’s refusal to step down after his mandate expired a year ago.

[Deutsche Welle] A home belonging to President Josef Kabila has been attacked and burned to the ground. It is the latest incident in a political crisis sparked by Kabila's refusal to step down after his mandate expired a year ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

It Will Take More Than Good Intentions to Clear Nairobi’s Garbage Mountains

[The Conversation Africa] Nairobi’s new governor, Mike Sonko, has promised to rid Nairobi of its mountains of trash. The city, which is home to an estimated 3.9 million people, generates between 3,000 and 3,200 tons of solid waste daily. But only half …

[The Conversation Africa] Nairobi's new governor, Mike Sonko, has promised to rid Nairobi of its mountains of trash. The city, which is home to an estimated 3.9 million people, generates between 3,000 and 3,200 tons of solid waste daily. But only half is collected.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Still No Country for Women

[Chatham House] President Kenyatta will soon present his list of nominees for cabinet and principal secretaries – a great opportunity to demonstrate his government’s commitment to enhancing gender equality in Kenya.

[Chatham House] President Kenyatta will soon present his list of nominees for cabinet and principal secretaries - a great opportunity to demonstrate his government's commitment to enhancing gender equality in Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt Suspends Emirates Flights

[Deutsche Welle] Tunisia has barred Emirates Airlines flights from landing in its territory. The move comes after days of public outcry over United Arab Emirates airport security measures that targeted Tunisian women.

[Deutsche Welle] Tunisia has barred Emirates Airlines flights from landing in its territory. The move comes after days of public outcry over United Arab Emirates airport security measures that targeted Tunisian women.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Sentiments Fuel Weah’s Ascent

[Vanguard] Analysts and observers on the ground in Liberia are predicting that former European footballer of the year George Opong Weah might win a landslide victory in the run-off of the country’s Presidential elections slated for Tuesday 26th December.

[Vanguard] Analysts and observers on the ground in Liberia are predicting that former European footballer of the year George Opong Weah might win a landslide victory in the run-off of the country's Presidential elections slated for Tuesday 26th December.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Sirleaf Declares December 26 National Holiday

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has by Proclamation declared Tuesday, December 26, 2017, Presidential Runoff Elections Day, and it’s to be observed as a National Holiday throughout the country.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has by Proclamation declared Tuesday, December 26, 2017, Presidential Runoff Elections Day, and it's to be observed as a National Holiday throughout the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia