Civilians, Peacekeepers Killed in Rising DRC Militancy

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -THE United Nations mission in Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) has reinforced after armed groups killed some 20 civilians, two Tanzanian peace keepers and threatened to overrun a military base. The Allied Democratic Forces (A…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -THE United Nations mission in Democratic Republic of Congo (MONUSCO) has reinforced after armed groups killed some 20 civilians, two Tanzanian peace keepers and threatened to overrun a military base. The Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) carried out the deadly attack in the MONUSCO position in Mamundioma in the eastern North Kivu Province. Some 18 peacekeepers have been evacuated to the provincial capital Goma for medical assistance. The UN mission said it had repelled the militants and immediately deployed r

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Global Green Growth Week 2017 – Unlocking Africa’s Green Growth Potential

[IPS] The Global Green Growth Institute in partnership with the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia will hold Global Green Growth Week 2017 on October 17-20, 2017, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

[IPS] The Global Green Growth Institute in partnership with the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia will hold Global Green Growth Week 2017 on October 17-20, 2017, in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Minister Concedes Bloodsuckers Myth Disrupts Social Services in Mulanje

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Kondwani Nankhumwa emphasized the need for peace and stability in Mulanje saying the current situation was affecting delivery of vital social services.

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Local Government and Rural Development Kondwani Nankhumwa emphasized the need for peace and stability in Mulanje saying the current situation was affecting delivery of vital social services.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Cape Town ANC to Lay Criminal Charges Against Mayor

[News24Wire] The Western Cape ANC’s Dullah Omar region announced on Tuesday that it would lodge a criminal complaint against Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille over security upgrades carried out at her home.

[News24Wire] The Western Cape ANC's Dullah Omar region announced on Tuesday that it would lodge a criminal complaint against Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille over security upgrades carried out at her home.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Morocco Tests Africa’s First High-Speed Rail Line

[RFI] Morocco is to stage 320-kilometre-per-hour tests on the African continent’s first high-speed railway, due to come into operation duing the summer of 2018, the national railway network ONCF announced on Monday.

[RFI] Morocco is to stage 320-kilometre-per-hour tests on the African continent's first high-speed railway, due to come into operation duing the summer of 2018, the national railway network ONCF announced on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

KZN Health Dept Takes Over Mission Hospital

[News24Wire] Despite its recent health crisis and supply chain woes, the Department of Health in KwaZulu-Natal says that it will efficiently and responsibly take over the Saint Mary’s Mission Hospital in Marianhill, Durban.

[News24Wire] Despite its recent health crisis and supply chain woes, the Department of Health in KwaZulu-Natal says that it will efficiently and responsibly take over the Saint Mary's Mission Hospital in Marianhill, Durban.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Vallie, Weather Help Warriors Deny Titans

[News24Wire] A defiant half-century by Yaseen Vallie followed by some bad light and rain helped the Warriors escape with a draw from their Sunfoil Series clash against the Titans at Sahara Park Willowmoore in Benoni on Monday.

[News24Wire] A defiant half-century by Yaseen Vallie followed by some bad light and rain helped the Warriors escape with a draw from their Sunfoil Series clash against the Titans at Sahara Park Willowmoore in Benoni on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SA Committed to Enhancing Intra-African Trade

[SAnews.gov.za] President Jacob Zuma says South Africa remains committed to boosting intra-African trade, which will be equitably beneficial for all participating countries.

[SAnews.gov.za] President Jacob Zuma says South Africa remains committed to boosting intra-African trade, which will be equitably beneficial for all participating countries.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Troops Launch a Security Operation in Mogadishu

[Shabelle] Somali Federal government forces were reported to have launched another overnight security operation in Mogadishu, amidst tight security measures in the seaside city.

[Shabelle] Somali Federal government forces were reported to have launched another overnight security operation in Mogadishu, amidst tight security measures in the seaside city.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Govt Seeks Long-Term Solutions to Recurrent Drought

[Shabelle] The Somali government has kicked off a Drought Impact Needs Assessment (DINA), which will identify the drivers and impact of recurrent drought, and outline long-term solutions that can prevent famine as a result of drought.

[Shabelle] The Somali government has kicked off a Drought Impact Needs Assessment (DINA), which will identify the drivers and impact of recurrent drought, and outline long-term solutions that can prevent famine as a result of drought.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia