Araraume Hails Govt’s Plan to Link S-East Cities With Railway

[Vanguard] Umuahia -A chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Ifeanyi Araraume, has commended the Federal Government’s plan to link major cities of the South-East with rail services, saying it is what the zone needs to galvanize commerce a…

[Vanguard] Umuahia -A chieftain of All Progressives Congress, APC, Senator Ifeanyi Araraume, has commended the Federal Government's plan to link major cities of the South-East with rail services, saying it is what the zone needs to galvanize commerce and grow the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Women Centres Run Campaign Against Gender-Based Violence

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudanese women rights centres launched the Women’s Initiative and Building Trust campaign to combat violence against women on Thursday, against the backdrop of activities against tea sellers in Khartoum.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudanese women rights centres launched the Women's Initiative and Building Trust campaign to combat violence against women on Thursday, against the backdrop of activities against tea sellers in Khartoum.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Op-Ed – We Must Demand Access to Clean Water and Reject Water Privatisation

[Daily Maverick] Together we need to recognise the struggle for clean water as being dependent on the struggle for clean air. Both are imperative for the survival and international wellbeing, not only of human beings, but the entire world. Converting w…

[Daily Maverick] Together we need to recognise the struggle for clean water as being dependent on the struggle for clean air. Both are imperative for the survival and international wellbeing, not only of human beings, but the entire world. Converting water into a source of profits is at the heart of the global crisis of access to safe, clean and secure water. Water wars may very well be some of the defining features of the 21st Century. By KATE JANSE VAN RENSBURG.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Soccer – Yanga Fail to Overturn Simba At the Top Seat

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Defending champions, Young Africans, has failed to climb the top position of the Mainland Premier League following a 1-1 draw against Tanzania Prisons at Azam Complex in the city.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Defending champions, Young Africans, has failed to climb the top position of the Mainland Premier League following a 1-1 draw against Tanzania Prisons at Azam Complex in the city.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Rumours of the Death of the ANC … Are Greatly Exaggerated?

[Daily Maverick] It is common cause that the ANC is being consumed and dismembered by cliques, clans and coteries who view the organisation as a conduit for quick, questionable wealth, at the expense of the poor majority. Hence, in recent months, the m…

[Daily Maverick] It is common cause that the ANC is being consumed and dismembered by cliques, clans and coteries who view the organisation as a conduit for quick, questionable wealth, at the expense of the poor majority. Hence, in recent months, the metaphor of death has been used to describe the comatose state of the ANC, but it was not clear whether there was an onset of rigor mortis.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Two Children’s Wrists Amputated, Children’s Rights Group Says

[Iwacu] R B and N, are two children from Karemba hill in Itaba Commune of Gitega central province whose wrists have been amputated over maize robbery. “It was around 6 p.m. when we suddenly met two young men who forced us to put our hands up before sta…

[Iwacu] R B and N, are two children from Karemba hill in Itaba Commune of Gitega central province whose wrists have been amputated over maize robbery. "It was around 6 p.m. when we suddenly met two young men who forced us to put our hands up before starting to cut our wrists", says the victim, sitting on the bed of Kibuye Hospital in Gitega province.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

‘Rumuri’ Literary Award for Promotion of Writing in Burundi

[Iwacu] The University of Burundi recognises that writing is a good way to preserve and share culture and tradition. A national inter-university literary competition was organised and the winners of the second edition of “Rumuri Literary Award” were an…

[Iwacu] The University of Burundi recognises that writing is a good way to preserve and share culture and tradition. A national inter-university literary competition was organised and the winners of the second edition of "Rumuri Literary Award" were announced publicly.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Financial Irregularities in All Sudan States, Auditor-General Reports

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Auditor-General El Tahir Abdelgayoum said that criminal activities with public money totaled SDG 11.8 million ($1,761,000), of which SDG4.6 ($686,508) occurred in the centre of Sudan and SDG7.2 million ($1,074,530) in the states.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Auditor-General El Tahir Abdelgayoum said that criminal activities with public money totaled SDG 11.8 million ($1,761,000), of which SDG4.6 ($686,508) occurred in the centre of Sudan and SDG7.2 million ($1,074,530) in the states.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan