Angola Attends Conference On Security in Washington

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola is participating since Thursday in Washington, U.S.A, in the ministerial conference on trade, investment, security and good governance, which is an initiative of the U.S State Department.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola is participating since Thursday in Washington, U.S.A, in the ministerial conference on trade, investment, security and good governance, which is an initiative of the U.S State Department.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

UN Peacekeeper in Honoured for Combatting Sexual Violence On the Frontlines

[UN News] United Nations peacekeeper Major Seitebatso Pearl Block was commended on Wednesday for developing a Mission-wide, short message service (SMS) campaign to combat gender-based abuse by connecting with women in remote parts of the Democratic Rep…

[UN News] United Nations peacekeeper Major Seitebatso Pearl Block was commended on Wednesday for developing a Mission-wide, short message service (SMS) campaign to combat gender-based abuse by connecting with women in remote parts of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Nearly a Third of Darfur’s People Still Displaced, Despite Drop in Violence, Security Council Told

[UN News] The armed groups in Darfur have largely been defeated and the ferocity of intercommunal violence has declined, but anxiety over safety continues to keep many people from returning to their homes, a senior United Nations peacekeeping official …

[UN News] The armed groups in Darfur have largely been defeated and the ferocity of intercommunal violence has declined, but anxiety over safety continues to keep many people from returning to their homes, a senior United Nations peacekeeping official told the Security Council on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Buhari Fails to Reconcile Ebonyi APC Crisis in Close Door Meeting With Stakeholders

[This Day] Abakaliki -Two warring factions of the Ebonyi State chapter of the All Progressives Congress last Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari in a closed-door meeting as the embattled state Chairman, Ben Nwobasi, insisted against the claims o…

[This Day] Abakaliki -Two warring factions of the Ebonyi State chapter of the All Progressives Congress last Monday met with President Muhammadu Buhari in a closed-door meeting as the embattled state Chairman, Ben Nwobasi, insisted against the claims of the factional Chairman, Eze Nwachukwu, that the crisis has not been resolved.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Foreign Affairs Minister Mzembi Flees

[New Zimbabwe] Foreign affairs minister Walter Mzembi confirmed Wednesday that he was a fugitive as cabinet colleagues and G40 allies Jonathan Moyo and Saviour Kasukuwere were reportedly picked up by the military.

[New Zimbabwe] Foreign affairs minister Walter Mzembi confirmed Wednesday that he was a fugitive as cabinet colleagues and G40 allies Jonathan Moyo and Saviour Kasukuwere were reportedly picked up by the military.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UN Mission Mandate Extended, Additional ‘Blue Helmets’ Authorized

[UN News] The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday extended the mandate of the Organization’s peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (CAR), until 15 November 2018, increased the mission’s troop level by 900 military personnel.

[UN News] The United Nations Security Council on Wednesday extended the mandate of the Organization's peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic (CAR), until 15 November 2018, increased the mission's troop level by 900 military personnel.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

New Customs Tariff Intended to Promote Economic Growth

[ANGOP] Luanda -The exemption from Customs duty for all goods that play a part in the national production process, including raw material and equipment for the sectors of agriculture and industry will promote Angola’s economic growth.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The exemption from Customs duty for all goods that play a part in the national production process, including raw material and equipment for the sectors of agriculture and industry will promote Angola's economic growth.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

South Africa Must Do More to Keep Teachers From Seeking ‘Greener Pastures’

[The Conversation Africa] Around the world, many teachers are choosing to leave their home countries once they’ve qualified. It’s a global phenomenon, and one that impacts both developed and developing nations – in some positive ways, but with negative…

[The Conversation Africa] Around the world, many teachers are choosing to leave their home countries once they've qualified. It's a global phenomenon, and one that impacts both developed and developing nations - in some positive ways, but with negative effects particularly for the source country that's losing skilled teachers to supposedly "greener pastures". International teacher mobility is driven primarily by the prospect of earning more money. Teachers from developing countries can double their real income by teaching in some m

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa