Foreign Minister Gabriel Plays Down Libya As Safe Place to Return Refugees

[Deutsche Welle] At the EU foreign ministers meeting, Germany’s Sigmar Gabriel played down proposals to return migrants to Libya. Ministers are pushing the Libyan government to do more to halt an influx of refugees to Europe.

[Deutsche Welle] At the EU foreign ministers meeting, Germany's Sigmar Gabriel played down proposals to return migrants to Libya. Ministers are pushing the Libyan government to do more to halt an influx of refugees to Europe.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

The Best Way to Honour Tshisekedi Is to Take On the Fight for Democracy in DR Congo

[African Arguments] Now more than ever, we must heed the late politician’s declaration that, ultimately, the people must take responsibility for themselves.

[African Arguments] Now more than ever, we must heed the late politician's declaration that, ultimately, the people must take responsibility for themselves.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Soldiers Rescue Trapped Flood Victims

[Nyasa Times] Over 40 Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldiers were on Wednesday dispatched to a remote area in Salima where 200 families were cut off from the rest of the world due to heavy flooding.

[Nyasa Times] Over 40 Malawi Defence Force (MDF) soldiers were on Wednesday dispatched to a remote area in Salima where 200 families were cut off from the rest of the world due to heavy flooding.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Nation Hosts Afrobasket Men’s Qualifiers

[The Herald] SENIOR men’s basketball coach Emmanuel Mukandi is confident they will pull through when they take part in the AfroBasket qualifiers from March 19 to 25 in Harare. Zimbabwe will join seven other countries from Zone Six and Zone Seven in the…

[The Herald] SENIOR men's basketball coach Emmanuel Mukandi is confident they will pull through when they take part in the AfroBasket qualifiers from March 19 to 25 in Harare. Zimbabwe will join seven other countries from Zone Six and Zone Seven in the competition to decide the three countries that will progress to the AfroBasket Championships to be held in August in Congo.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Unkept Promises’ Upset ‘Struggle Kids’

[Namibian] A GROUP of ‘struggle kids’ yesterday met Swapo secretary general Nangolo Mbumba to enquire about “unkept promises” after camping out at the Swapo headquarters in Windhoek on Wednesday night.

[Namibian] A GROUP of 'struggle kids' yesterday met Swapo secretary general Nangolo Mbumba to enquire about "unkept promises" after camping out at the Swapo headquarters in Windhoek on Wednesday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

College Students Riot Over Electricity

[Nyasa Times] Irate students at Soche Technical College in Blantyre on Tuesday and Wednesday protested management’s failure to rectify an electricity problem at the hostels.

[Nyasa Times] Irate students at Soche Technical College in Blantyre on Tuesday and Wednesday protested management's failure to rectify an electricity problem at the hostels.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

MIE – Mo Klas to Build Up a Mauritian Network of Digital Learning Resources

[Government of Mauritius] The Mauritius Institute of Education’s (MIE) Massively Empowered Classroom or the Virtual Campus, known as Mo Klas, aiming to build up a Mauritian network of digital learning resource creators by tapping on the collective inte…

[Government of Mauritius] The Mauritius Institute of Education's (MIE) Massively Empowered Classroom or the Virtual Campus, known as Mo Klas, aiming to build up a Mauritian network of digital learning resource creators by tapping on the collective intelligence of the country, was launched on 8 February 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

The New Coup Which Threatens Democracy

[The Conversation Africa] Conventional wisdom tells us that good political societies are built on the principles of constitutionalism. This entails upholding the rule of law and separation of powers. This is to ensure an even distribution of power wher…

[The Conversation Africa] Conventional wisdom tells us that good political societies are built on the principles of constitutionalism. This entails upholding the rule of law and separation of powers. This is to ensure an even distribution of power where a society is "built on principles of law, not men".

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville

Nation Faces Toughest, Most High-Profile Trial Yet in Cashgate Scandal

[African Arguments] Will state bodies be able to put aside their differences to prosecute close associates of former president Joyce Banda accused of stealing millions from the government?

[African Arguments] Will state bodies be able to put aside their differences to prosecute close associates of former president Joyce Banda accused of stealing millions from the government?

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Jepchirchir Sets World Half Marathon Record – Reaction

[Nation] “I was not thinking that I can run the world record but its God’s plan,” Jepchirchir said. “I’m so happy. I’m not even believing myself that I ran a world record.”

[Nation] "I was not thinking that I can run the world record but its God's plan," Jepchirchir said. "I'm so happy. I'm not even believing myself that I ran a world record."

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya