Seven Killed in Plane Crash

[East African] Seven passengers and crew died in a plane crash in Cuilo, a town in northeast Angola near the DR Congo border, a government official said Friday.

[East African] Seven passengers and crew died in a plane crash in Cuilo, a town in northeast Angola near the DR Congo border, a government official said Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

What Happens After Mugabe?

[IRIN] Harare -At the ripe old age of 93, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe’s long-serving president, has offered himself as the candidate to lead his ruling ZANU-PF party in elections next year.

[IRIN] Harare -At the ripe old age of 93, Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe's long-serving president, has offered himself as the candidate to lead his ruling ZANU-PF party in elections next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Forcing Displaced Nigerians May Worsen Humanitarian Crisis

[IPS] Maiduguri City -Haja grabbed her eight children and fled as Boko Haram set her home ablaze two years ago. Today we sit in her hut in a displacement camp, and she wonders how she is going to keep her children fed. I’ve spoken to many families in N…

[IPS] Maiduguri City -Haja grabbed her eight children and fled as Boko Haram set her home ablaze two years ago. Today we sit in her hut in a displacement camp, and she wonders how she is going to keep her children fed. I've spoken to many families in Nigeria's north-eastern Monguno town. Their stories paint a horrifically detailed picture of the brutal violence these communities have endured over the past eight years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Huge Car Bomb Kills At Least 20 in Mogadishu

[East African] A vehicle exploded at a busy road junction in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday afternoon, killing at least 20 people and wounding many others, police said.

[East African] A vehicle exploded at a busy road junction in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday afternoon, killing at least 20 people and wounding many others, police said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Carter Center Issues Preliminary Statement On Liberia Election

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -In a preliminary statement issued today, The Carter Center commended Liberians for the calm and peaceful atmosphere of their nation’s Oct. 10 election.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -In a preliminary statement issued today, The Carter Center commended Liberians for the calm and peaceful atmosphere of their nation's Oct. 10 election.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

‘Agriculture Sector At a Turning Point’

[Lesotho Times] THE agricultural sector has gone through trying times over the years, with the government introducing a number of programmes to address the dire situation and ensure food security.

[Lesotho Times] THE agricultural sector has gone through trying times over the years, with the government introducing a number of programmes to address the dire situation and ensure food security.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho