‘Horrible Attack’ Sends Thousands Fleeing Across Border – UN

[UN News] Host communities and aid agencies in Uganda are struggling to feed and shelter new refugees who have been displaced following a spike in violence in parts of neighbouring South Sudan’s Eastern Equatoria province, the United Nations refugee ag…

[UN News] Host communities and aid agencies in Uganda are struggling to feed and shelter new refugees who have been displaced following a spike in violence in parts of neighbouring South Sudan's Eastern Equatoria province, the United Nations refugee agency said today.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

No Plans for Zuma to Step Down – Ruling Party

[News24Wire] The only place President Jacob Zuma is going is a long list of official engagements, after the African National Congress said there were no plans for him to step down after Friday’s nationwide protests.

[News24Wire] The only place President Jacob Zuma is going is a long list of official engagements, after the African National Congress said there were no plans for him to step down after Friday's nationwide protests.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kathrada Memorial Organisers Go to Court Over Fears ANCYL Will Target Gordhan

[News24Wire] Organisers of a memorial service for ANC stalwart Ahmed Kathrada, scheduled to take place in Durban this Sunday, say they fear keynote speaker Pravin Gordhan may be targeted by the ANC Youth League.

[News24Wire] Organisers of a memorial service for ANC stalwart Ahmed Kathrada, scheduled to take place in Durban this Sunday, say they fear keynote speaker Pravin Gordhan may be targeted by the ANC Youth League.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Over One Million Liberians Suffering From Depression

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Depression is said to be on the increase in Liberia. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), this is due to lack of post-war counseling and the effects of the Ebola Virus Disease.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Depression is said to be on the increase in Liberia. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), this is due to lack of post-war counseling and the effects of the Ebola Virus Disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

I Would Love a Collabo With Davido – Teebee

[Leadership] Versatile artiste; TeeBee is an upcoming artiste whose focus is to make young Nigerians fall in love with his brand of music. The graduate of Biochemistry, from LAUTECH speaks to SAMUEL ABULUDE on his music career and plans to break through.

[Leadership] Versatile artiste; TeeBee is an upcoming artiste whose focus is to make young Nigerians fall in love with his brand of music. The graduate of Biochemistry, from LAUTECH speaks to SAMUEL ABULUDE on his music career and plans to break through.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Electoral Integrity in Africa – Lessons From Nigeria

[This Day] No region of the globe has escaped the “wave of democratisation,” which hit the world from the early 1990s. While regular elections by themselves do not and cannot guarantee true democracy, they serve as one of the major barometers for measu…

[This Day] No region of the globe has escaped the "wave of democratisation," which hit the world from the early 1990s. While regular elections by themselves do not and cannot guarantee true democracy, they serve as one of the major barometers for measuring an effective democratic process. This is especially because elections provide the electorate with the opportunity to change a government which fails to deliver.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Reconstitutes Boards of 19 Education Parastatals

[This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the boards of 19 agencies under the Federal Ministry of Education. Members of the board will run for a period of four years in the first instance.

[This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari has approved the reconstitution of the boards of 19 agencies under the Federal Ministry of Education. Members of the board will run for a period of four years in the first instance.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Investigation Launched As 11 Hippos Found Dead

[New Zimbabwe] A joint investigating team comprising department of national parks rangers and the police has been dispatched to Mlibizi in Binga after 11 hippos were reported dead.

[New Zimbabwe] A joint investigating team comprising department of national parks rangers and the police has been dispatched to Mlibizi in Binga after 11 hippos were reported dead.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe