Women Politicians Go to Court to Challenge Nomination Lists

[Nation] Women candidates who vied for various seats in the just concluded elections have gone to court to protest their lack of inclusion in the gazetted lists of people nominated to the National Assembly, Senate and county assemblies.

[Nation] Women candidates who vied for various seats in the just concluded elections have gone to court to protest their lack of inclusion in the gazetted lists of people nominated to the National Assembly, Senate and county assemblies.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

South Kivu Cholera Outbreak Threatens to Spread Out of Control

[MSF] A recently declared cholera outbreak in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, threatens to spread out of control unless a full response is implemented, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has warned. MSF teams are providing assistance in the towns of Minova, Bukavu, Bulengo, Numbi, Sebele, Nyange and Baraka, with the disease threatening to spread rapidly unless prevention measures are in place, including in the large towns of Minova and Bukavu.

[MSF] A recently declared cholera outbreak in South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo, threatens to spread out of control unless a full response is implemented, Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) has warned. MSF teams are providing assistance in the towns of Minova, Bukavu, Bulengo, Numbi, Sebele, Nyange and Baraka, with the disease threatening to spread rapidly unless prevention measures are in place, including in the large towns of Minova and Bukavu.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

U.S. Eye Specialists to Help Vision-Impaired Seychellois

[Seychelles News Agency] The charity group ‘Make a Child Smile’ is bringing in eye specialists from the United States to assist residents in Seychelles whose visions are impaired, said the founder of the group.

[Seychelles News Agency] The charity group 'Make a Child Smile' is bringing in eye specialists from the United States to assist residents in Seychelles whose visions are impaired, said the founder of the group.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Congolese Authorities Question Radio Journalist Over Broadcast On New Tax

[CPJ] National intelligence services and police issued summonses to Israel Ntumba, a reporter for the Congolese broadcaster, Kasai Horizontal Radio et Television (KHRT), over an August 5, 2017 broadcast on a new motorcycle tax in Kananga, a city in the…

[CPJ] National intelligence services and police issued summonses to Israel Ntumba, a reporter for the Congolese broadcaster, Kasai Horizontal Radio et Television (KHRT), over an August 5, 2017 broadcast on a new motorcycle tax in Kananga, a city in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the station's program director, Honi Tshibola and Ntumba, told CPJ.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

U.S. Freelancer Christopher Allen Killed While Reporting in South Sudan

[CPJ] Nairobi -The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply troubled by reports that a South Sudanese army spokesman today denied that U.S. freelance reporter and photographer Christopher Allen, who was killed covering conflict there on August 26, wa…

[CPJ] Nairobi -The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply troubled by reports that a South Sudanese army spokesman today denied that U.S. freelance reporter and photographer Christopher Allen, who was killed covering conflict there on August 26, was deserving of civilian status. CPJ called for an independent investigation into the circumstances surrounding Allen's death, and urged authorities to respect all journalists' status as civilians.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Vladimir Putin Congratulates President-Elect

[ANGOP] Luanda -The President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Pútin, on Tuesday congratulated the President Elect of the Republic of Angola, João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Pútin, on Tuesday congratulated the President Elect of the Republic of Angola, João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Cuanza Sul – Sumbe Hosts First Trade and Agricultural Fair

[ANGOP] Sumbe -The first edition of the Trade and Agricultural Fair will take place on 01-03 September in the city of Sumbe, Cuanza Sul province, with the aim of promoting young entrepreneurs to contribute to the socio-economic development of the munic…

[ANGOP] Sumbe -The first edition of the Trade and Agricultural Fair will take place on 01-03 September in the city of Sumbe, Cuanza Sul province, with the aim of promoting young entrepreneurs to contribute to the socio-economic development of the municipality.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Soccer – Progresso DA Lunda Sul Lose By Default

[ANGOP] Saurimo -Progresso da Lunda Sul lost on Tuesday at the Mangueiras stadium in Saurimo by default for the completion match of the 20th round against Progresso do Sambizanga, in the national fist division football championship (Girabola2017).

[ANGOP] Saurimo -Progresso da Lunda Sul lost on Tuesday at the Mangueiras stadium in Saurimo by default for the completion match of the 20th round against Progresso do Sambizanga, in the national fist division football championship (Girabola2017).

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

UCCLA to Meet in Macau to Analyse Economic Co-Operation

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Union of Portuguese Speaking Capital Cities (UCCLA) and the Entrepreneurs Forum of this organisation will visit on 12 to 23 October the Chinese cities of Guangzhou, Macau and Hong Kong, aimed at strengthening the economic co-operation.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Union of Portuguese Speaking Capital Cities (UCCLA) and the Entrepreneurs Forum of this organisation will visit on 12 to 23 October the Chinese cities of Guangzhou, Macau and Hong Kong, aimed at strengthening the economic co-operation.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola