More Than 80 Families Use One Toilet

[GroundUp] More than 80 families living in temporary shelters in Braelyn, East London say they have been sharing one toilet since 2013. They have complained that the shelters are “damaged, cold and are in an appalling state”.

[GroundUp] More than 80 families living in temporary shelters in Braelyn, East London say they have been sharing one toilet since 2013. They have complained that the shelters are "damaged, cold and are in an appalling state".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Attack of Ain Soltane – Sweeping Operation Still On

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The sweeping operation continued Wednesday in Ain Soltane in the hunt for terrorists after the attack that targeted a patrol of the National Guard in Jendouba near the Tunisian-Algerian border.

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The sweeping operation continued Wednesday in Ain Soltane in the hunt for terrorists after the attack that targeted a patrol of the National Guard in Jendouba near the Tunisian-Algerian border.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Marijuana Hidden in Smoked Fish Get Ivorian Busted at Airport

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The Customs services of the Tunis Carthage internaitonal airport foiled, on wednesday, a smuggling operation of 5,4 kg of cannabis hidden inside the luggage of an Ivorian passenger coming from Abidjan.

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -The Customs services of the Tunis Carthage internaitonal airport foiled, on wednesday, a smuggling operation of 5,4 kg of cannabis hidden inside the luggage of an Ivorian passenger coming from Abidjan.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Vodafone and Tunisie Telecom Announce Partnership Agreement

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Vodafone and Tunisie Telecom jointly announced on Wednesday a new Partner Market agreement for Tunisia. This will be Vodafone’s first such partnership in North Africa.

[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis/Tunisia -Vodafone and Tunisie Telecom jointly announced on Wednesday a new Partner Market agreement for Tunisia. This will be Vodafone's first such partnership in North Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

World Population Day 2018 – Need to Reposition the Family Planning Strategy, Says Dr Husnoo

[Government of Mauritius] There is a need to reposition the family planning strategy to enhance the visibility, availability, and quality services for increased contraceptive use and healthy timing and spacing of births, and ultimately to improve the q…

[Government of Mauritius] There is a need to reposition the family planning strategy to enhance the visibility, availability, and quality services for increased contraceptive use and healthy timing and spacing of births, and ultimately to improve the quality of life of the population.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Inherent Risks of Faulty Cargo Scanners At Seaports, Borders

[Guardian] It came as a shock. Many could not believe it; even the reporters find it difficult to believe until it finally dawned on all that the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), actually intercepted 661 pump-action rifles outside the port in Lagos.

[Guardian] It came as a shock. Many could not believe it; even the reporters find it difficult to believe until it finally dawned on all that the Nigerian Customs Service (NCS), actually intercepted 661 pump-action rifles outside the port in Lagos.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hermanus Residents in Standoff With Police

[News24Wire] At least 1 000 residents of Zwelihle, Hermanus stood off with police officers late on Wednesday morning as they used rocks and debris to block a main road, following claims that the arrest of a local community activist was imminent.

[News24Wire] At least 1 000 residents of Zwelihle, Hermanus stood off with police officers late on Wednesday morning as they used rocks and debris to block a main road, following claims that the arrest of a local community activist was imminent.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dialling D for the Devil

[Guardian] Two seemingly unrelated events have made it necessary for this column to revisit a national pastime that has been grafted into our DNA as a people. Exhibition of egregious acts of indiscipline, at the least provocation or for no just cause a…

[Guardian] Two seemingly unrelated events have made it necessary for this column to revisit a national pastime that has been grafted into our DNA as a people. Exhibition of egregious acts of indiscipline, at the least provocation or for no just cause at all, should not in other climes qualify to be regarded as a pastime. But here it has become a national pastime, and proudly so.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria