WFP Warns of Severe Funding Shortfall for Nigeria’s Hungry

[VOA] The World Food Program is sounding the alarm over a severe funding shortfall in Nigeria that could endanger the lives of 4.7 million people affected by hunger in the nation’s volatile northeast.

[VOA] The World Food Program is sounding the alarm over a severe funding shortfall in Nigeria that could endanger the lives of 4.7 million people affected by hunger in the nation's volatile northeast.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Still No Word on Abducted Journalist on His 39th Birthday

[News24Wire] There are no updates on the whereabouts of South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed since his kidnapping three months ago, his former wife Shirley Govender says.

[News24Wire] There are no updates on the whereabouts of South African photojournalist Shiraaz Mohamed since his kidnapping three months ago, his former wife Shirley Govender says.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Pays Billions in Taxes for Aya, Bidco, Quality Chemicals

[Observer] Just when the country is struggling to raise some stimulus packages for a limping economy, it has emerged that government is meeting the tax obligations of some companies, some of whom, from a public point of view, do not deserve any special…

[Observer] Just when the country is struggling to raise some stimulus packages for a limping economy, it has emerged that government is meeting the tax obligations of some companies, some of whom, from a public point of view, do not deserve any special financial relief, writes ALON MWESIGWA.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Parliament Must Do More About Death Threats to MP Khoza – R2K

[News24Wire] Parliament should do more about the death threats made against ANC MP Dr Makhosi Khoza during an oversight visit to an Mpumalanga hospital in March, the Right2Know Campaign said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Parliament should do more about the death threats made against ANC MP Dr Makhosi Khoza during an oversight visit to an Mpumalanga hospital in March, the Right2Know Campaign said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

State House to Spend Shs 550 Million Daily Next Year

[Observer] State House will spend Shs 550 million daily starting July 1, if parliament approves its budget for the 2017/18 financial year, with nearly Shs 13m going to welfare and entertainment alone.

[Observer] State House will spend Shs 550 million daily starting July 1, if parliament approves its budget for the 2017/18 financial year, with nearly Shs 13m going to welfare and entertainment alone.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

U.S Blocks Ugandan General to Army Summit Over Kasese Massacre

[Observer] Organizers of the 2017 African Land Forces Summit, which is due in the Malawian capital Lilongwe, are still holding onto the invitation of Maj Gen Peter Elwelu, the UPDF commander of land forces, The Observer has learnt.

[Observer] Organizers of the 2017 African Land Forces Summit, which is due in the Malawian capital Lilongwe, are still holding onto the invitation of Maj Gen Peter Elwelu, the UPDF commander of land forces, The Observer has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Probe DA Member’s Assault, Allegedly By ANC Members

[News24Wire] Police are investigating a case of assault after a Democratic Alliance member was attacked, allegedly by ANC members, during an election campaign in Nquthu on Monday.

[News24Wire] Police are investigating a case of assault after a Democratic Alliance member was attacked, allegedly by ANC members, during an election campaign in Nquthu on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The State of Journalism – There’s Good News and There’s Bad News

[The Conversation Africa] Wits University’s Journalism and Media Studies Department have just published their latest State of the Newsroom report. The annual publication maps key developments in the South African media landscape – from changes in circu…

[The Conversation Africa] Wits University's Journalism and Media Studies Department have just published their latest State of the Newsroom report. The annual publication maps key developments in the South African media landscape - from changes in circulation and audiences, to shifts in media ownership, digital trends in the newsroom, transformation of the news media, political, legal and regulatory issues, and the status of media freedom in the country. Politics and Society Editor Thabo Leshilo asked the editor and lead researcher

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa