Zuma’s SONA Speech ‘Timely, Appropriate and Poignant’ – Radebe

[News24Wire] Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe on Tuesday defended President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) as “timely, appropriate and poignant”, saying the ANC fully supported it.

[News24Wire] Minister in the Presidency Jeff Radebe on Tuesday defended President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nation Address (SONA) as "timely, appropriate and poignant", saying the ANC fully supported it.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

More Teachers On Strike in West Kordofan

[Radio Dabanga] El Odeya -On Monday, basic and secondary school teachers in El Odeya locality in West Kordofan embarked on a strike in protest against the non-payment of their January salaries.

[Radio Dabanga] El Odeya -On Monday, basic and secondary school teachers in El Odeya locality in West Kordofan embarked on a strike in protest against the non-payment of their January salaries.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

WFP Reviews Food Rations in South Darfur Camps

[Radio Dabanga] Kass -On Monday, representatives of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) discussed the recent re-classification of food rations with elders of the Kass camps for the displaced in South Darfur.

[Radio Dabanga] Kass -On Monday, representatives of the UN World Food Programme (WFP) discussed the recent re-classification of food rations with elders of the Kass camps for the displaced in South Darfur.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Visiting UN Official Calls for Respect of Human Rights During Military Operations

[Dalsan Radio] The visiting United Nations Assistant Secretary General (ASG) for Human Rights, Andrew Gilmour, urged the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and the Federal Government of Somalia to uphold the observance of human rights by its for…

[Dalsan Radio] The visiting United Nations Assistant Secretary General (ASG) for Human Rights, Andrew Gilmour, urged the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and the Federal Government of Somalia to uphold the observance of human rights by its forces during upcoming joint military operations against the militant group Al-Shabaab.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

World Bank Team Arrives Bauchi for CBT Validation

[Daily Trust] Bauchi -A World Bank team has begun to validate Community Based Targeting (CBT) teams in eight council areas under the Youth Employment and Social Support Operations (YESSO).

[Daily Trust] Bauchi -A World Bank team has begun to validate Community Based Targeting (CBT) teams in eight council areas under the Youth Employment and Social Support Operations (YESSO).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Japan Pledges Support to Address Drought

[Shabelle] The government of Japan announced it will provide US$2.9 million additional humanitarian funding to address immediate needs following deteriorating drought conditions in Somalia.

[Shabelle] The government of Japan announced it will provide US$2.9 million additional humanitarian funding to address immediate needs following deteriorating drought conditions in Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Burundi Sends Fresh Troops to AU Mission in Somalia

[Shabelle] A new battle group from Burundi has arrived in Mogadishu to replace soldiers of the 34th battalion who are rotating out after completing one-year tour of duty in Somalia.

[Shabelle] A new battle group from Burundi has arrived in Mogadishu to replace soldiers of the 34th battalion who are rotating out after completing one-year tour of duty in Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi