Somalis Repatriated After Dreadful Spell in Yemen

[CAJ News] Mogadishu -SOME 134 Somalians, including 61 children, have been repatriated from Yemen after a horrific stay in the war-torn country. The Somalis, fleeing terror and starvation, come to Yemen searching for a better life and found themselves …

[CAJ News] Mogadishu -SOME 134 Somalians, including 61 children, have been repatriated from Yemen after a horrific stay in the war-torn country. The Somalis, fleeing terror and starvation, come to Yemen searching for a better life and found themselves caught up in conflict and often subjected to abuse by smugglers. Among the group returning home are families, who had been living in Khares refugee camp and others, who had been living in the city of Aden. The International Office of Migration (IOM) facilitated the repatriation th

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Young Mauritian engineer proud of her contribution to A350 aircraft

[L’Express] The first flight of the A350-900 earlier this week was a seminal moment for Air Mauritius as it seeks to revamp its fleet and compete with the best airlines in the world.

[L'Express] The first flight of the A350-900 earlier this week was a seminal moment for Air Mauritius as it seeks to revamp its fleet and compete with the best airlines in the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Stripped of Their Brick Home, Living in a Mud House – Witness

[HRW] When bulldozers destroyed her small home on the cold June morning, Esther (not her real name), watched, overwhelmed by feelings of loss and hopelessness. She saw the bulldozers level her two-bedroom brick house, making way for a commercial farm.

[HRW] When bulldozers destroyed her small home on the cold June morning, Esther (not her real name), watched, overwhelmed by feelings of loss and hopelessness. She saw the bulldozers level her two-bedroom brick house, making way for a commercial farm.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

‘Attitudinal Change’ – to Increase Women’s Societal Role

[Ethiopian Herald] Women are not only half the society. Many have already argued as they are the entire society. It is this part of the society who gives birth and raise the rest half of the society.

[Ethiopian Herald] Women are not only half the society. Many have already argued as they are the entire society. It is this part of the society who gives birth and raise the rest half of the society.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Commercial Farms Displace Rural Communities

[HRW] Lusaka -The Zambian government is failing to protect the rights of rural residents displaced by large commercial farms in Serenje district, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Some commercial farmers have acquired thousands of hec…

[HRW] Lusaka -The Zambian government is failing to protect the rights of rural residents displaced by large commercial farms in Serenje district, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today. Some commercial farmers have acquired thousands of hectares of land while ignoring legal provisions meant to protect the environment and ensure local communities are compensated if their land is taken. Some commercial farms have forcibly evicted residents whose families have farmed the land for generations.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Pan-African Aviation Academy Producing Competent Personnel

[Ethiopian Herald] Apart from meeting the domestic demand for competent aviation personnel, the Ethiopian Aviation Academy (EAA) has been contributing immensely to the development of African aviation industry.

[Ethiopian Herald] Apart from meeting the domestic demand for competent aviation personnel, the Ethiopian Aviation Academy (EAA) has been contributing immensely to the development of African aviation industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

MOSOP Flays Shell’s Actions in Ogoni

[Vanguard] The Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, has described the actions of Shell in Ogoniland as an embarrassment to the civilized world and an onslaught against freedom and dignity of the human person. Publicity Secretary of MOSOP, …

[Vanguard] The Movement for the Survival of Ogoni People, MOSOP, has described the actions of Shell in Ogoniland as an embarrassment to the civilized world and an onslaught against freedom and dignity of the human person. Publicity Secretary of MOSOP, Fegalo Nsuke made this assertion in Port Harcourt at a meeting with MOSOP coordinators and leaders, yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

9 Firms Vie for Power Sector Monitoring Consultancy

[Vanguard] Nine firms have commenced the race for the power sector monitoring consultancy services, a step the Federal Government said would bring about ensuring industry operators play according to agreed terms of the privatisation exercise.

[Vanguard] Nine firms have commenced the race for the power sector monitoring consultancy services, a step the Federal Government said would bring about ensuring industry operators play according to agreed terms of the privatisation exercise.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lawyer Drags Signal Distributor to ICPC Over Obsolete Equipment

[Vanguard] After the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, last week, called on the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, to explain the circumstances surrounding the N2.5 billion it allegedly gave to one of the signal distributors, own…

[Vanguard] After the Human Rights Writers Association of Nigeria, HURIWA, last week, called on the National Broadcasting Commission, NBC, to explain the circumstances surrounding the N2.5 billion it allegedly gave to one of the signal distributors, owned by a private-sector establishment, another legal chambers and champion of human rights, Ugochukwu Ezekiel Chambers, has opened another can of worms on Nigeria's botched digital switch over.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate Probes $1.2bn Loan Obtained By Etisalat From 13 Banks

[Vanguard] Abuja -THE Senate has begun investigation into the management and utilisation of the $1.2 billion loan facility obtained by Etisalat (now 9mobile) Nigeria from 13 banks.

[Vanguard] Abuja -THE Senate has begun investigation into the management and utilisation of the $1.2 billion loan facility obtained by Etisalat (now 9mobile) Nigeria from 13 banks.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria