Mfuleni Land Occupiers Won’t Give Up

[GroundUp] For the past month, backyard dwellers from Mfuleni have been trying to occupy land near Nqubelani Street, Bardale. They say they cannot afford to pay the owners of the formal houses whose yards they rent for R500 to R700 per month. Some have…

[GroundUp] For the past month, backyard dwellers from Mfuleni have been trying to occupy land near Nqubelani Street, Bardale. They say they cannot afford to pay the owners of the formal houses whose yards they rent for R500 to R700 per month. Some have had their shacks demolished several times by law enforcement.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Legislators Okay Paris Climate Agreement Ratification

[Daily News] Dodoma -MEMBERS of Parliament (MPs) have, with no objection, endorsed ratification of the Paris climate agreement, making Tanzania the 176th country aiming to avoid the most devastating effects of climate change through cutting carbon emis…

[Daily News] Dodoma -MEMBERS of Parliament (MPs) have, with no objection, endorsed ratification of the Paris climate agreement, making Tanzania the 176th country aiming to avoid the most devastating effects of climate change through cutting carbon emissions.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Why I Am Cycling for 300km – MC Jessy

[Nairobi News] In February this year, comedian Jasper Muthomi alias MC Jessy lost his grandfather to a sudden cardiac arrest, a condition where the heart malfunctions and suddenly stops beating.

[Nairobi News] In February this year, comedian Jasper Muthomi alias MC Jessy lost his grandfather to a sudden cardiac arrest, a condition where the heart malfunctions and suddenly stops beating.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Matiangi Rails Against ‘Activist Captured’ Judiciary to MPs

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi says there is an “evil clique” of judicial officers colluding with civil society activists to frustrate government operations with court orders.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi says there is an "evil clique" of judicial officers colluding with civil society activists to frustrate government operations with court orders.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How Winnie Mandela Bonded With Uganda

[Monitor] Kampala -By press time last evening an avalanche of tributes continued to pour in from all corners of the world, from among others world leaders, celebrities and people from all walks of life, to celebrate South Africa anti-apartheid crusader…

[Monitor] Kampala -By press time last evening an avalanche of tributes continued to pour in from all corners of the world, from among others world leaders, celebrities and people from all walks of life, to celebrate South Africa anti-apartheid crusader Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Newly Elected Lawmakers Take Oath in Parliament

[Daily News] TWO newly elected Members of Parliament (MPs) were yesterday sworn-in by the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Dr Tulia Ackson, as absenteeism by MPs rocked the House.

[Daily News] TWO newly elected Members of Parliament (MPs) were yesterday sworn-in by the Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Dr Tulia Ackson, as absenteeism by MPs rocked the House.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania