De Lille Disciplinary Hearing Postponed to Thursday

[News24Wire] Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille’s disciplinary hearing has been postponed to Thursday, when the decision on whether it will be open to the media will also be announced, she said at the parliamentary precinct on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille's disciplinary hearing has been postponed to Thursday, when the decision on whether it will be open to the media will also be announced, she said at the parliamentary precinct on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Pedestrian On Rail Tracks Killed By Train in KwaZulu-Natal

[News24Wire] A man in his 40s was killed by a train as he crossed the railway tracks near Shaka’s Head on KwaZulu-Natal’s north coast on Tuesday, Netcare911 paramedics said.

[News24Wire] A man in his 40s was killed by a train as he crossed the railway tracks near Shaka's Head on KwaZulu-Natal's north coast on Tuesday, Netcare911 paramedics said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Alarmed By Plight of CAR Refugees in Chad, UN Urges Funding to Scale Up Humanitarian Response

[UN News] Thousands of refugees who have fled violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) to Chad are facing food and shelter shortages, the United Nations refugee agency said Friday, warning that this is the largest influx in four years into the sm…

[UN News] Thousands of refugees who have fled violence in the Central African Republic (CAR) to Chad are facing food and shelter shortages, the United Nations refugee agency said Friday, warning that this is the largest influx in four years into the small landlocked country.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Make Non-Communicable Diseases a Healthy Priority

[Citizen] Non -communicable diseases have now become a serious health concern in developing countries. It was against this backdrop that Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa called for a multi-sectoral approach to tackling the problem when opening a regional…

[Citizen] Non -communicable diseases have now become a serious health concern in developing countries. It was against this backdrop that Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa called for a multi-sectoral approach to tackling the problem when opening a regional health ministers' meeting in Dar es Salaam on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Security Council Renews UN Peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan

[UN News] The United Nations Security Council on Thursday renewed the mandate of UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan for another year and demanded that all parties immediately end the fighting countrywide.

[UN News] The United Nations Security Council on Thursday renewed the mandate of UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan for another year and demanded that all parties immediately end the fighting countrywide.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

UN Aid Chief Urges International Support to Tackle ‘Spiralling Humanitarian Needs’ in DR Congo

[UN News] As fighting in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has forced 4.5 million people to flee their homes over the past year and left more than 13 million in need of humanitarian assistance, the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator h…

[UN News] As fighting in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has forced 4.5 million people to flee their homes over the past year and left more than 13 million in need of humanitarian assistance, the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator has called on the international community to urgently address the crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Family of Matlhomola Moshoeu Thankful Coligny Murder Trial Underway

[News24Wire] The family of 16-year-old Matlhomola Moshoeu, who was allegedly killed by two farmworkers in Coligny, in the North West, on Tuesday said they were happy that the trial was finally underway.

[News24Wire] The family of 16-year-old Matlhomola Moshoeu, who was allegedly killed by two farmworkers in Coligny, in the North West, on Tuesday said they were happy that the trial was finally underway.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Arcelormittal Liberia Under House Probe

[Observer] The Plenary of the House of Representatives has mandated the committees on Lands, Mines and Energy; the Judiciary, Investment, and Labor to investigate Arcelor Mittal Liberia Limited over allegations of disrespect to members of the 54th Legi…

[Observer] The Plenary of the House of Representatives has mandated the committees on Lands, Mines and Energy; the Judiciary, Investment, and Labor to investigate Arcelor Mittal Liberia Limited over allegations of disrespect to members of the 54th Legislature, allegedly bad social and environmental agreement and bad labor practices at the company's operation area.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Shrinking Freedom Spaces in Tanzania

[Citizen] In a recent book examining the state of democracy in East Africa in 2015 it was established that the year was one of sustained democratic recession across the region. The reason for this dreadful state of affairs was found to hinge around the…

[Citizen] In a recent book examining the state of democracy in East Africa in 2015 it was established that the year was one of sustained democratic recession across the region. The reason for this dreadful state of affairs was found to hinge around the failure of democratic consolidation.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

State Calls for Convicted Racist to Be Jailed

[News24Wire] Former real estate agent Vicki Momberg should be sentenced to direct imprisonment, without the option of a fine, the State has argued in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court.

[News24Wire] Former real estate agent Vicki Momberg should be sentenced to direct imprisonment, without the option of a fine, the State has argued in the Randburg Magistrate's Court.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa