Catholic Community Defies Pope Francis, Insists On Removal of Bishop

[Premium Times] The order of Pope Francis after a June 8 meeting at the Vatican with a delegation from the Ahiara Diocese has been defied again as 3,000 faithful of the Diocese of the Catholic Church protest the appointment of Bishop Peter Okpaleke.

[Premium Times] The order of Pope Francis after a June 8 meeting at the Vatican with a delegation from the Ahiara Diocese has been defied again as 3,000 faithful of the Diocese of the Catholic Church protest the appointment of Bishop Peter Okpaleke.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Crematorium Shuts for July

[Namibian] GRIEVING families have once again been left in the lurch following the City of Windhoek’s announcement last week that it was closing down the crematorium for a month to fix the 44-year-old furnace.

[Namibian] GRIEVING families have once again been left in the lurch following the City of Windhoek's announcement last week that it was closing down the crematorium for a month to fix the 44-year-old furnace.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Cage Vandalism Culprits

[Times of Zambia] It is increasingly becoming worrisome that some unpatriotic citizens are bent on sabotaging government efforts to provide power to its citizenry.

[Times of Zambia] It is increasingly becoming worrisome that some unpatriotic citizens are bent on sabotaging government efforts to provide power to its citizenry.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Cape Town Needs a New Approach to Manage Water

[The Conversation Africa] Cape Town, located in South Africa’s Western Cape, is facing one of its worst droughts in over a century. The city, and southern Africa more broadly, have been experiencing significant water shortages for the last two years th…

[The Conversation Africa] Cape Town, located in South Africa's Western Cape, is facing one of its worst droughts in over a century. The city, and southern Africa more broadly, have been experiencing significant water shortages for the last two years that were not entirely unforeseen.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why Malawi and Tanzania Should Stick to Mediation to Settle Lake Boundary Dispute

[The Conversation Africa] Kent -Tensions about rights to the lake that lies between Tanzania and Malawi have been brought to boiling point yet again. Known to Tanzanians as Lake Nyasa but as Lake Malawi to those across the border, the lake is at the ce…

[The Conversation Africa] Kent -Tensions about rights to the lake that lies between Tanzania and Malawi have been brought to boiling point yet again. Known to Tanzanians as Lake Nyasa but as Lake Malawi to those across the border, the lake is at the centre of a boundary dispute that has simmered for decades. In the latest exchanges, the foreign minister of Malawi has threatened to escalate the dispute to the International Court of Justice in The Hague.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Somali Pirates Are Back. Only a Strong State Can Put an End to Their Activities

[The Conversation Africa] Melbourne -The Gulf of Aden has been vulnerable to piracy since 2008 when pirates escalated hijack and ransom attempts on merchant ships. Ransom demands skyrocketed to millions of dollars.

[The Conversation Africa] Melbourne -The Gulf of Aden has been vulnerable to piracy since 2008 when pirates escalated hijack and ransom attempts on merchant ships. Ransom demands skyrocketed to millions of dollars.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Cooper Defies Senate

[The Capitol Times] Margibi County Senator Oscar Cooper could face reprimand from the Liberian Senate for refusing to apologize to his colleagues for allegedly uttering abusive comments in Plenary on Tuesday, June 27.

[The Capitol Times] Margibi County Senator Oscar Cooper could face reprimand from the Liberian Senate for refusing to apologize to his colleagues for allegedly uttering abusive comments in Plenary on Tuesday, June 27.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia