Amaechi Tackles Wike Over Threats to Wife

[Daily Trust] The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi has vowed to expose Governor Nyesom Wike’s wife if the governor did not stop making public statement about his (Amaechi’s) wife.

[Daily Trust] The Minister of Transport, Rotimi Amaechi has vowed to expose Governor Nyesom Wike's wife if the governor did not stop making public statement about his (Amaechi's) wife.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rape, Domestic Abuse Among Traumas Refugees Carry to Camps

[VOA] The nearly 1 million South Sudanese refugees in Uganda face shortages of food, water and medical care, but they have also brought with them the trauma of the war they fled. Aid agencies are struggling to meet the need for counseling for survivors…

[VOA] The nearly 1 million South Sudanese refugees in Uganda face shortages of food, water and medical care, but they have also brought with them the trauma of the war they fled. Aid agencies are struggling to meet the need for counseling for survivors of gender-based violence.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Magufuli Unveils Ambitious Stieglers Gorge Hydroelectric Project Plan

[Daily News] On his first leg of a three-day working tour of the Coast Region, President John Magufuli has outlined the ambitious projects, among them, plans to build a grand Stieglers Gorge hydroelectric project on southeastern Tanzania’s Rufiji River.

[Daily News] On his first leg of a three-day working tour of the Coast Region, President John Magufuli has outlined the ambitious projects, among them, plans to build a grand Stieglers Gorge hydroelectric project on southeastern Tanzania's Rufiji River.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Famine Averted, For Now – UN

[VOA] A senior United Nations official says famine has been averted in Somalia for now. He warns food shortages still loom and could result in a catastrophic situation if international support wanes.

[VOA] A senior United Nations official says famine has been averted in Somalia for now. He warns food shortages still loom and could result in a catastrophic situation if international support wanes.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Hotline, ‘Gender Champions’, Tackle Violence Against Girls in Drought-Hit Kenya

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Wajir -“He told me to make the bed, he gripped my throat so I couldn’t scream, and then he hurt me,” but when the 15-year-old told elders, they suggested marrying her rapist – her uncle

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Wajir -"He told me to make the bed, he gripped my throat so I couldn't scream, and then he hurt me," but when the 15-year-old told elders, they suggested marrying her rapist - her uncle

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Man Gets 20 Years for Attempted Rape and Defilement

[Nyasa Times] Balaka Magistrate Court has convicted and sentenced a 29 year old Lukiasi Fyson to 12 years in prison with hard labour after being found guilty of attempting to rape a 32 year old woman.

[Nyasa Times] Balaka Magistrate Court has convicted and sentenced a 29 year old Lukiasi Fyson to 12 years in prison with hard labour after being found guilty of attempting to rape a 32 year old woman.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Printing of Ballots Starts This Week

[Nation] The production of the ballot papers by the Dubai-based Al-Ghurair will start by the end of this week, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has said.

[Nation] The production of the ballot papers by the Dubai-based Al-Ghurair will start by the end of this week, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya