Mobile Money Sent to Hundreds of Families Hit By Sierra Leone Mudslide

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Aid agencies hope that these cash transfers mean families will not be forced to take their children out of school or sell their assets in order to ensure they have enough food to eat

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Aid agencies hope that these cash transfers mean families will not be forced to take their children out of school or sell their assets in order to ensure they have enough food to eat

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Brics Needs a New Approach If It’s Going to Foster a More Equitable Global Order

[The Conversation Africa] The formation of the BRICS – the bloc made of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – was supposed to be the harbinger for a new approach to global economic governance. The leading emerging markets and developing count…

[The Conversation Africa] The formation of the BRICS - the bloc made of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - was supposed to be the harbinger for a new approach to global economic governance. The leading emerging markets and developing countries were becoming major players in the global economy. And they expected to play a commensurate governance role.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Speaks Against Trend of Stereotyping Africa

[Nyasa Times] Malawi President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika on Wednesday afternoon Septermber 20 2017 addressed world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly with a message that focused on investing in African people to realise their potential i…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi President Prof. Arthur Peter Mutharika on Wednesday afternoon Septermber 20 2017 addressed world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly with a message that focused on investing in African people to realise their potential in both national and global development.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

MP Confronts Finance Minister Over U.S.$300,000 Car

[New Zimbabwe] Firebrand legislator Temba Mliswa has confronted Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa demanding answers on the source of foreign currency used by the First Lady Grace Mugabe and her son to acquire an expensive house and a car from outside …

[New Zimbabwe] Firebrand legislator Temba Mliswa has confronted Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa demanding answers on the source of foreign currency used by the First Lady Grace Mugabe and her son to acquire an expensive house and a car from outside the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Six Students Still Detained in Sudan Without Charge After Khartoum Gathering

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan’s security authorities are still holding six student supporters of the United Popular Front who were arrested while addressing gatherings in Khartoum North on Wednesday September 13.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudan's security authorities are still holding six student supporters of the United Popular Front who were arrested while addressing gatherings in Khartoum North on Wednesday September 13.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Khwezi Speaks – ‘I Did Not Do It to Win. I Was Just Fighting for Myself’

[Bhekisisa] In a new book, Redi Tlhabi reveals the woman behind the pseudonym and the price she paid for pursuing justice after accusing Jacob Zuma of rape.

[Bhekisisa] In a new book, Redi Tlhabi reveals the woman behind the pseudonym and the price she paid for pursuing justice after accusing Jacob Zuma of rape.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘I’m Not Arrogant’ – Brumskine

[New Republic] The standard-bearer of the opposition Liberty Party (LP), Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine says he is not arrogant as insinuated in the public. Over the years, the first Liberty Party partisan has been accused repeatedly of being arrogance which Liberians at home and abroad claimed has cost him the presidency on two occasions (2005 & 2006).

[New Republic] The standard-bearer of the opposition Liberty Party (LP), Cllr. Charles Walker Brumskine says he is not arrogant as insinuated in the public. Over the years, the first Liberty Party partisan has been accused repeatedly of being arrogance which Liberians at home and abroad claimed has cost him the presidency on two occasions (2005 & 2006).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Janneh Commission – Over 300 Million Withdrawn From Youth Fund

[Foroyaa] Over 158 million dalasis and more than 5 million dollars was withdrawn from the account of the National Youth Development Fund at the Central Bank of The Gambia.

[Foroyaa] Over 158 million dalasis and more than 5 million dollars was withdrawn from the account of the National Youth Development Fund at the Central Bank of The Gambia.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Civil Organisations Welcome Police Unit Chief’s Retirement

[News24Wire] Former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza’s retirement would hopefully put his appointment saga to a close, the Helen Suzman Foundation and Freedom Under Law said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Former Hawks boss Berning Ntlemeza's retirement would hopefully put his appointment saga to a close, the Helen Suzman Foundation and Freedom Under Law said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa