Mandela Assassination Plot ‘Covered Up’ – Top Cop

[News24Wire] The investigation into a suspected plot by cops to kill former president Nelson Mandela at his 1994 inauguration was “covered up,” it emerged in the Western Cape High Court on Monday.

[News24Wire] The investigation into a suspected plot by cops to kill former president Nelson Mandela at his 1994 inauguration was "covered up," it emerged in the Western Cape High Court on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Repatriates Five Somali Nationals Acquitted for Piracy Offences

[Seychelles News Agency] Five Somali nationals were repatriated Monday after being acquitted for their conviction on piracy offences, a statement from the Ministry of Home Affairs said.

[Seychelles News Agency] Five Somali nationals were repatriated Monday after being acquitted for their conviction on piracy offences, a statement from the Ministry of Home Affairs said.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

16 Northern States May Face Food Shortage – UN

[Daily Trust] The newly launched United Nation Food and Agriculture Cadre Harmonisé report has revealed that 9million people in 16 northern states may face food insecurity between June-August, 2017.

[Daily Trust] The newly launched United Nation Food and Agriculture Cadre Harmonisé report has revealed that 9million people in 16 northern states may face food insecurity between June-August, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fashion Blog Star Haguma On Ugandan Style

[Independent (Kampala)] At 26, most women are gambling with what exactly to do in life, but Gloria Haguma seems set as a fashion blogger, writer, and social media manager.

[Independent (Kampala)] At 26, most women are gambling with what exactly to do in life, but Gloria Haguma seems set as a fashion blogger, writer, and social media manager.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Elderly, Infants Hang On to Dear Life in Floods

[CAJ News] Masvingo -SOME villagers in southern Zimbabwe have miraculously survived death from floods induced by the Cyclone Dineo, by sheltering on trees for hours,. Zimbabwe is reeling from the deadly cyclone that has pummeled Mozambique, Malawi and …

[CAJ News] Masvingo -SOME villagers in southern Zimbabwe have miraculously survived death from floods induced by the Cyclone Dineo, by sheltering on trees for hours,. Zimbabwe is reeling from the deadly cyclone that has pummeled Mozambique, Malawi and north-eastern parts of South Africa. More than 200 people have been killed by floods in Zimbabwe while 150 000 villagers were left homeless since late February. The provinces of Manicaland, Masvingo and Matabeleland are worst affected with houses destroyed and livestock swept awa

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Miners Expose Children to Mercury

[The Herald] Kadoma -Studies have revealed high traces of mercury metal in women’s breast milk and fish in the gold mining areas of Kadoma and Chakari, exposing to risk the lives of children and people in surrounding communities.

[The Herald] Kadoma -Studies have revealed high traces of mercury metal in women's breast milk and fish in the gold mining areas of Kadoma and Chakari, exposing to risk the lives of children and people in surrounding communities.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Five Year-Old South Sudan Coming Apart As Inter-Ethnic Divisions Worsen

[East African] South Sudan is heading towards disintegration as various ethnic groups form militias to defend themselves against what they call Dinka hegemony and persecution.

[East African] South Sudan is heading towards disintegration as various ethnic groups form militias to defend themselves against what they call Dinka hegemony and persecution.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan