Despite Progress On Voter Registration, DR Congo Faces Challenges On Election Timeline – UN Envoy

[Monusco] The notion that elections would most probably not be held before the end of 2017 has regrettably led to the re-emergence of a climate of political uncertainty and tensions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a United Nations envoy …

[Monusco] The notion that elections would most probably not be held before the end of 2017 has regrettably led to the re-emergence of a climate of political uncertainty and tensions in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), a United Nations envoy for that country told the Security Council today.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Deputy Speaker, MPs Attend Inter Parliamentary Union Assembly

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Mr Kagiso Molatlhegi will attend the 137th Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly and related meetings in St Petersburg, Russia.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Deputy Speaker of the National Assembly, Mr Kagiso Molatlhegi will attend the 137th Inter Parliamentary Union (IPU) Assembly and related meetings in St Petersburg, Russia.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

NFYD for Universal Birth Registration in Mulanje

[Malawi News Agency] Mulanje -Network for Youth Development (NfYD)- a local non-governmental organization working towards a strong and vibrant youth says Universal Birth Registration (UBR) is key in ending some of the major challenges children are faci…

[Malawi News Agency] Mulanje -Network for Youth Development (NfYD)- a local non-governmental organization working towards a strong and vibrant youth says Universal Birth Registration (UBR) is key in ending some of the major challenges children are facing in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

KZN Storm Declared a Provincial Disaster

[News24Wire] The KwaZulu-Natal provincial cabinet has officially declared Tuesday’s storm a provincial disaster, following the devastating impact the heavy rains had on several districts across the province.

[News24Wire] The KwaZulu-Natal provincial cabinet has officially declared Tuesday's storm a provincial disaster, following the devastating impact the heavy rains had on several districts across the province.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Public Protector Inquiry – Committee Chair Distances Himself From Decision

[News24Wire] The chairperson of the portfolio committee on justice and correctional services has distanced himself from the decision to hold an inquiry into Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

[News24Wire] The chairperson of the portfolio committee on justice and correctional services has distanced himself from the decision to hold an inquiry into Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Soccer – Wanderers Cry Foul Over Tight Fixtures

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Be Forward Wanderers Team Manager, Steven Madeira, has bemoaned the fixtures his club has been given describing them as the most “uneven” he has seen in 20 years.

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Be Forward Wanderers Team Manager, Steven Madeira, has bemoaned the fixtures his club has been given describing them as the most "uneven" he has seen in 20 years.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Govt Freezes New Permits for Donkey Abattoirs to Protect Animals

[East African] The Kenyan government has temporarily banned the licensing of new donkey abattoirs following revelations that the animals face extinction due to the high demand for their products mainly by China.

[East African] The Kenyan government has temporarily banned the licensing of new donkey abattoirs following revelations that the animals face extinction due to the high demand for their products mainly by China.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

IT Firms to Get Share of Zuckerberg-Backed U.S.$39 Million Fund

[Nation] Zuckerberg-backed start-up, Andela, has raised Sh4.1 billion to boost IT talent in three African countries including Kenya through South Africa-based CRE Ventures.

[Nation] Zuckerberg-backed start-up, Andela, has raised Sh4.1 billion to boost IT talent in three African countries including Kenya through South Africa-based CRE Ventures.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya