Nhabe Region Leadership Race On

[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Former Nhabe Regional Football Association (NRFA) secretary, Kabelo Dikinya has shown interest to trace his roots and contest for chairpersonship in the upcoming regional elections scheduled for May.

[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Former Nhabe Regional Football Association (NRFA) secretary, Kabelo Dikinya has shown interest to trace his roots and contest for chairpersonship in the upcoming regional elections scheduled for May.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Refugees Who Fled Violence in Ituri, DRC, Face Disease and Privation in Uganda

[MSF] The attackers wore masks and used axes, machetes, and guns to slaughter civilians in the strife-torn Ituri province of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), says Areiti, a mother of seven children.

[MSF] The attackers wore masks and used axes, machetes, and guns to slaughter civilians in the strife-torn Ituri province of Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), says Areiti, a mother of seven children.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Army Officer Helps Zambia Set Up Health Care Education Programme

[PR Newswire] London -Major Chris Carter not only teaches the next generation of critical care nurses for the British Armed Forces, but also leads a medical programme in Zambia.

[PR Newswire] London -Major Chris Carter not only teaches the next generation of critical care nurses for the British Armed Forces, but also leads a medical programme in Zambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Can the ANC Recover Ground Lost Under Zuma?

[Daily Maverick] The rise of Cyril Ramaphosa to the ANC and state presidencies has infused many South Africans with a new sense of optimism. Can this be sustained and further advanced? Can the ANC recover the standing it used to have in the hearts and …

[Daily Maverick] The rise of Cyril Ramaphosa to the ANC and state presidencies has infused many South Africans with a new sense of optimism. Can this be sustained and further advanced? Can the ANC recover the standing it used to have in the hearts and minds of many people? What does this mean electorally, and in relation to democracy, ethics and ideas? By RAYMOND SUTTNER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Electoral Poker in DR Congo

[ICG] Elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have been postponed since December 2016, but now seem to be slated for the end of the year. All parties should work to ensure credible polls, the best hope for a peaceful transfer of power.

[ICG] Elections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo have been postponed since December 2016, but now seem to be slated for the end of the year. All parties should work to ensure credible polls, the best hope for a peaceful transfer of power.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Meet Botswana’s Youngest Minister, Bogolo Kenewendo

[allAfrica] Bogolo Kenewendo is being celebrated on social media for being the youngest minister ever in Botswana’s parliament. Kenewendo first joined parliament in 2016 as an elected MP by former president Ian Khama, and she is now the Minister of Inv…

[allAfrica] Bogolo Kenewendo is being celebrated on social media for being the youngest minister ever in Botswana's parliament. Kenewendo first joined parliament in 2016 as an elected MP by former president Ian Khama, and she is now the Minister of Investment, Trade and Industry. Her appointment has received a lot of praise as most political positions are given to older people.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Human Rights Defenders Laud Sentencing of Githurai ‘Killer Cop’

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A human right organization has lauded the High Court ruling sentencing a police officer accused of maliciously killing a man in Githurai for fifteen years.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A human right organization has lauded the High Court ruling sentencing a police officer accused of maliciously killing a man in Githurai for fifteen years.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Police Say Notorious Thug Killed in Kariobangi South

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Police have killed a notorious and wanted thug involved in a series of criminal activities within Kariobangi South, during a botched robbery Wednesday night.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Police have killed a notorious and wanted thug involved in a series of criminal activities within Kariobangi South, during a botched robbery Wednesday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Opposition Leader Held Italian Citizenship for 16 Years, Town Says

[East African] Congolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi held Italian citizenship from October 2000 until January 2017, the Italian town where he was a resident said on Wednesday, jeopardising his hopes of contesting a presidential election later this …

[East African] Congolese opposition leader Moise Katumbi held Italian citizenship from October 2000 until January 2017, the Italian town where he was a resident said on Wednesday, jeopardising his hopes of contesting a presidential election later this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Climate Change Is Feeding Armed Conflict

[ISS] The blast that killed over 350 people and the double car bombing in Mogadishu last October have frustrated Somalia’s efforts to build stability. For almost 30 years, the country has been tackling a combination of civil war, famine, desertificatio…

[ISS] The blast that killed over 350 people and the double car bombing in Mogadishu last October have frustrated Somalia's efforts to build stability. For almost 30 years, the country has been tackling a combination of civil war, famine, desertification, piracy, political fragmentation and terrorism.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia