Honour Kathrada By Confronting ANC’s Challenges – Mbeki

[News24Wire] Former president Thabo Mbeki says he will honour the memory of struggle hero Ahmed Kathrada by confronting the challenges facing the country and the ANC.

[News24Wire] Former president Thabo Mbeki says he will honour the memory of struggle hero Ahmed Kathrada by confronting the challenges facing the country and the ANC.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lagos, Delta, Osun, Akwa Ibom Top List of Indebted States

[Premium Times] Lagos, Delta, Osun and Akwa Ibom states topped the list of highly indebted states with N1.262 trillion of the entire N3.342 trillion owed by the 36 states of the federation, the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEI…

[Premium Times] Lagos, Delta, Osun and Akwa Ibom states topped the list of highly indebted states with N1.262 trillion of the entire N3.342 trillion owed by the 36 states of the federation, the Nigeria Extractive Industries Transparency Initiative, NEITI, said Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Time Is Running Out for Children As Famine, Drought and War Threaten Millions

[PR Newswire] New York -More than a month after famine was declared in South Sudan, time is running out for more than a million children as drought and armed conflict devastate lives in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, UNICEF said today.

[PR Newswire] New York -More than a month after famine was declared in South Sudan, time is running out for more than a million children as drought and armed conflict devastate lives in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, UNICEF said today.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Unicef Statement On Killing of Aid Workers in South Sudan

[PR Newswire] New York -“All of us at UNICEF are shocked by the senseless killing of staff belonging to our partner organization, the Grassroots Empowerment and Development Organization. The humanitarian workers were travelling in a car that was clearl…

[PR Newswire] New York -"All of us at UNICEF are shocked by the senseless killing of staff belonging to our partner organization, the Grassroots Empowerment and Development Organization. The humanitarian workers were travelling in a car that was clearly marked as belonging to a non-governmental organization.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Stormwater Harvesting Could Help Nation Manage Water Shortages

[The Conversation Africa] In 2016, South Africa experienced one of the worst droughts in decades. Many towns and cities across the country were left with compromised water supply systems and limited food production. This placed pressure on an already f…

[The Conversation Africa] In 2016, South Africa experienced one of the worst droughts in decades. Many towns and cities across the country were left with compromised water supply systems and limited food production. This placed pressure on an already fragile economy.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Anti-Xenophobia March – ‘There’s No Reason They Should Hate Us’

[Daily Maverick] The late, great Ahmed Kathrada spoke loudly against xenophobic violence. In Johannesburg on Tuesday, 300-plus protesters from all over the African continent did the same. By SIMON ALLISON.

[Daily Maverick] The late, great Ahmed Kathrada spoke loudly against xenophobic violence. In Johannesburg on Tuesday, 300-plus protesters from all over the African continent did the same. By SIMON ALLISON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Young Girl Gang Raped in Galkayo, Central Somalia

[Shabelle] A gang rape of a teenage girl was reported in the central town of Galkayo on Monday, sparking an outrage among the local communities. twelve men allegedly rapped the girl who identity was not released at gunpoint in northern Galkayo city, wh…

[Shabelle] A gang rape of a teenage girl was reported in the central town of Galkayo on Monday, sparking an outrage among the local communities. twelve men allegedly rapped the girl who identity was not released at gunpoint in northern Galkayo city, which is under the control of Puntland state of Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia