Landmark UN Libya Trafficking Sanctions Need Tough Follow-Up – Experts

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Landmark sanctions imposed by the United Nations on six people involved in trafficking and smuggling of migrants in Libya sends a strong message to criminal networks, yet Europe must also take action, politicians, a…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Landmark sanctions imposed by the United Nations on six people involved in trafficking and smuggling of migrants in Libya sends a strong message to criminal networks, yet Europe must also take action, politicians, aid officials and analysts said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Maasai Clash With Tanzania in Court Over Eviction From Serengeti

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Maasai herders near Tanzania’s famous Serengeti wildlife park have asked a regional court to stop the government intimidating witnesses supporting their legal bid to return to their ancestral land, a lawyer for the…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Maasai herders near Tanzania's famous Serengeti wildlife park have asked a regional court to stop the government intimidating witnesses supporting their legal bid to return to their ancestral land, a lawyer for the community said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Armed With Micro-Grants and Training, Rural Ugandans Tackle Poverty

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Arubela, Uganda -Once reliant on seasonal farming jobs to make ends meet, Aguti Rukia is now a successful entrepreneur in Arubela, eastern Uganda.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Arubela, Uganda -Once reliant on seasonal farming jobs to make ends meet, Aguti Rukia is now a successful entrepreneur in Arubela, eastern Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Increasing the Stakes in DR Congo’s Electoral Poker

[ICG] A moment of waning international attention has led some in President Kabila’s camp to revisit the idea of an internationally-opposed third presidential term. African and Western leaders must maintain unity, redouble efforts to dissuade Kabila fro…

[ICG] A moment of waning international attention has led some in President Kabila's camp to revisit the idea of an internationally-opposed third presidential term. African and Western leaders must maintain unity, redouble efforts to dissuade Kabila from pursuing this course and ensure preparations for elections in 2018 continue apace.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Kenya Searches for ‘First Woman President’

[East African] As political and legal efforts to achieve gender equality and have more women in leadership positions build up across the world, a reality TV show in Kenya aims to take the conversation further, by encouraging debate around the concept o…

[East African] As political and legal efforts to achieve gender equality and have more women in leadership positions build up across the world, a reality TV show in Kenya aims to take the conversation further, by encouraging debate around the concept of "women as leaders" in order to promote gender equality and women leadership.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Buhari Signs Bill Stopping Vice-President, Deputy Govs From Seeking 2nd Term

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday signed a Constitution Alteration Bill Number 16 disallowing any vice-president or deputy governor who succeeds his boss on account of death or resignation from seeking 2nd term in office.

[This Day] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday signed a Constitution Alteration Bill Number 16 disallowing any vice-president or deputy governor who succeeds his boss on account of death or resignation from seeking 2nd term in office.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

World Remit, First Bank Boost Digital Money Transfer in Nigeria

[This Day] Digital money transfer service provider, World Remit, has restated commitment to strengthen online money transfer in Nigeria as it announced strategic partnership with First Bank of Nigeria, FBN, to simplify transfer process in the country.

[This Day] Digital money transfer service provider, World Remit, has restated commitment to strengthen online money transfer in Nigeria as it announced strategic partnership with First Bank of Nigeria, FBN, to simplify transfer process in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

WHO Reports ‘Very Strong Progress’ in Battling DR Congo Ebola Outbreak

[UN News] One month after the start of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), United Nations health experts on Friday reported “very strong progress” in the response to the disease.

[UN News] One month after the start of an Ebola outbreak in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), United Nations health experts on Friday reported "very strong progress" in the response to the disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa