The DRC Crisis Can No Longer Be Neglected

[Daily Maverick] The political conundrum of the Democratic Republic of Congo elections has blinded us all: the emergency in the DRC is political as much as it is human and humanitarian.

[Daily Maverick] The political conundrum of the Democratic Republic of Congo elections has blinded us all: the emergency in the DRC is political as much as it is human and humanitarian.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Ruling Party Province Promises Overwhelming Victory

[The Herald] ZANU-PF in Mashonaland Central has promised 400 000 votes for the party and its Presidential candidate Cde Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa in this year’s harmonised elections.

[The Herald] ZANU-PF in Mashonaland Central has promised 400 000 votes for the party and its Presidential candidate Cde Emmerson Dambudzo Mnangagwa in this year's harmonised elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Miners Union Leader Part of Officials Arrested

[Zambia Reports] The National Union of Miners and Allied Workers (NUMAW) is under serious panic after its vice president Adam Zulu was arrested among National Democratic Congress (NDC) party in Ndola.

[Zambia Reports] The National Union of Miners and Allied Workers (NUMAW) is under serious panic after its vice president Adam Zulu was arrested among National Democratic Congress (NDC) party in Ndola.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

President Is Pulling the Namibian Wagon Towards Prosperity

[New Era] In two years, on 21 March 2020 to be precise, our country will embrace three decades of independence. It is an important milestone as we build our nation, foster our national identity, sharpen cohesion and pursue the daunting task of economic…

[New Era] In two years, on 21 March 2020 to be precise, our country will embrace three decades of independence. It is an important milestone as we build our nation, foster our national identity, sharpen cohesion and pursue the daunting task of economic development. We cannot erase a century of colonial injustice. The majority of Namibians suffered under that gruesome system. Over the past 27 years, and irrespective of what cynics may seek to project, we have as a people scored noteworthy successes.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

A Personal Journey Sheds Light On Why There Are So Few Black Women in Science

[The Conversation Africa] Nine years into my research and academic career, one of the most common questions I hear from family and friends is, “uzoqedanini ukufunda?” (“Will she ever finish studying?”)

[The Conversation Africa] Nine years into my research and academic career, one of the most common questions I hear from family and friends is, "uzoqedanini ukufunda?" ("Will she ever finish studying?")

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rhino Poaching Has Dipped but Corruption Hinders Progress

[The Conversation Africa] The number of rhinos poached in South Africa in 2017 was lower than 2016’s, according to South African Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa. Last year, 1028 rhinos were killed compared to 1054 in 2016, a dec…

[The Conversation Africa] The number of rhinos poached in South Africa in 2017 was lower than 2016's, according to South African Minister of Water and Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa. Last year, 1028 rhinos were killed compared to 1054 in 2016, a decrease of 26 animals (2.5%).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ERGP Focus Lab to Generate $24 Billion Investment – Osinbajo

[Premium Times] The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday said the launch of the Economic and Growth Recovery Plan, ERGP, Focus Laboratories could generate $24 billion worth of investment for the country

[Premium Times] The Vice President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Thursday said the launch of the Economic and Growth Recovery Plan, ERGP, Focus Laboratories could generate $24 billion worth of investment for the country

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Upsurge in Goat, Chicken Theft

[New Era] Onkaankaa -Farmers at Onkaankaa village in Otamanzi constituency in the Omusati region are concerned about children who are allegedly involved in the theft of goats and chickens at the rural farming settlement.

[New Era] Onkaankaa -Farmers at Onkaankaa village in Otamanzi constituency in the Omusati region are concerned about children who are allegedly involved in the theft of goats and chickens at the rural farming settlement.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

The Deaths of 144 Mentally Ill Patients and Constitutional Democracy

[The Conversation Africa] Since colonial times black South Africans have been accustomed to cruelty, neglect and indifference on the part of successive governments. The apartheid government reduced these brutalities to a fine art form, resulting in the…

[The Conversation Africa] Since colonial times black South Africans have been accustomed to cruelty, neglect and indifference on the part of successive governments. The apartheid government reduced these brutalities to a fine art form, resulting in the system being declared a crime against humanity.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Perennial Shortage of Aviation Fuel

[This Day] There are key factors that determine the growth and success of an airport: facilities, including navigational aids, traffic, aircraft maintenance, facilitation, fuel supply and price of fuel.

[This Day] There are key factors that determine the growth and success of an airport: facilities, including navigational aids, traffic, aircraft maintenance, facilitation, fuel supply and price of fuel.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria