Breaking ‘The Curse’ of Disabled Children in South Africa

[Al Jazeera] Lesley Mashimbye’s father wanted to abandon him at the hospital. Family members were so embarrassed when he visited, they wanted him kept him inside a bedroom. The thirteen-year-old suffers from Cerebral Palsy and Spina Bifida.

[Al Jazeera] Lesley Mashimbye's father wanted to abandon him at the hospital. Family members were so embarrassed when he visited, they wanted him kept him inside a bedroom. The thirteen-year-old suffers from Cerebral Palsy and Spina Bifida.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

FA Cup – Mcb, FC BEA Mountain Advance

[Observer] FA Cup holders Monrovia Club Breweries and FC BEA Mountain yesterday advanced to the next round of the 2017 Knockout Tournament after winning their first matches at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.

[Observer] FA Cup holders Monrovia Club Breweries and FC BEA Mountain yesterday advanced to the next round of the 2017 Knockout Tournament after winning their first matches at the Antoinette Tubman Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

SCV Embarks On Road Rehabilitation Project

[New Dawn] A self-help community based organization in Fishtown, River Gee County has embarked on rehabilitation of a 1.5 mile community road in the county. Solar Community Volunteers (SCV) is engaged in the 21-day road rehabilitation project to ease c…

[New Dawn] A self-help community based organization in Fishtown, River Gee County has embarked on rehabilitation of a 1.5 mile community road in the county. Solar Community Volunteers (SCV) is engaged in the 21-day road rehabilitation project to ease constraints faced by villagers.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

EADP, German Lender in U.S.$13 Million Deal to Boost Kenya Agriculture

[East African] Hurdles of Kenyan farmers, organisations as well as small and medium sized enterprises in the agriculture value chain in accessing credit are set to ease with the signing of a ?13 million ($13.8 million) financing agreement between Germa…

[East African] Hurdles of Kenyan farmers, organisations as well as small and medium sized enterprises in the agriculture value chain in accessing credit are set to ease with the signing of a ?13 million ($13.8 million) financing agreement between German lender KfW and the East African Development Bank .

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Court Arraigns Couple, Five Others Over Alleged Theft of Day-Old Baby

[Guardian] An Ebute-Metta Magistrates’ Court in Oyingbo, Lagos State, yesterday charged a couple, Chizoba Ike Nwate, 35 and Ike Nwatemole, 40, for stealing a day- old baby.

[Guardian] An Ebute-Metta Magistrates' Court in Oyingbo, Lagos State, yesterday charged a couple, Chizoba Ike Nwate, 35 and Ike Nwatemole, 40, for stealing a day- old baby.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

DSS Boss Orders Recall of Punch Reporter to Villa

[Daily Trust] The Director-General of the Department of State Security, Lawal Daura, has ordered immediate recall of the expelled State House correspondent of The Punch, Olalekan Adetayo.

[Daily Trust] The Director-General of the Department of State Security, Lawal Daura, has ordered immediate recall of the expelled State House correspondent of The Punch, Olalekan Adetayo.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

From Embassy Row to the Congolese Street

[ICG] Six months into research fellowships made possible by Canadian philanthropist and Crisis Group Trustee Frank Giustra, we catch up with three young experts now working with our Europe, Africa and Middle East teams. Here we interview Philippe Kadim…

[ICG] Six months into research fellowships made possible by Canadian philanthropist and Crisis Group Trustee Frank Giustra, we catch up with three young experts now working with our Europe, Africa and Middle East teams. Here we interview Philippe Kadima Cintu, who is focusing on his own country, DR Congo.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa