More Than 120 Migrants Missing, Feared Drowned, Off Libyan Coast

[Deutsche Welle] According to survivors, the migrants were stranded at sea after traffickers stole their boat’s motor. If confirmed, the deaths will bring the number of migrants killed in the Mediterranean to nearly 2,000 this year.

[Deutsche Welle] According to survivors, the migrants were stranded at sea after traffickers stole their boat's motor. If confirmed, the deaths will bring the number of migrants killed in the Mediterranean to nearly 2,000 this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

‘Imports Bill Eases Pressure On Local Players’

[The Herald] Listed cement manufacturer, Lafarge Holcim Zimbabwe said protection measures introduced by Government against cement imports last year have been instrumental in easing pressure on local players.The introduction of protection measures came …

[The Herald] Listed cement manufacturer, Lafarge Holcim Zimbabwe said protection measures introduced by Government against cement imports last year have been instrumental in easing pressure on local players.The introduction of protection measures came after local cement producers had warned of possible scaling down of operations and closures owing to an influx of cheap imported products from

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Death Toll Rises in Mali Attack

[Deutsche Welle] Four people died in the Sunday attack at the Malian luxury resort Campement Kangaba in the outskirts of the capital Bamako. One guest is still missing.

[Deutsche Welle] Four people died in the Sunday attack at the Malian luxury resort Campement Kangaba in the outskirts of the capital Bamako. One guest is still missing.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Independent Presidential Candidates Are a Joke

[The Herald] There will be elections in Rwanda in August this year. President Kagame is being challenged by 35-year-old Diane Shima Rwigira. She is clearly an underdog. The likelihood is that she will have a big majority of bystanders rooting for her. …

[The Herald] There will be elections in Rwanda in August this year. President Kagame is being challenged by 35-year-old Diane Shima Rwigira. She is clearly an underdog. The likelihood is that she will have a big majority of bystanders rooting for her. This columnist will probably be cheering her on as well, because everyone loves an underdog. But here is the problem; those who will be egging her on are likely to be those not be eligible to vote in the Rwandese elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Why Did Qatar Leave the Djibouti-Eritrea Border?

[Al Jazeera] The media has been quick to associate Qatar’s decision to withdraw its peacekeeping forces from the disputed Djibouti-Eritrea border with the Gulf crisis. This connection was most likely made because Qatar’s decision came only days after b…

[Al Jazeera] The media has been quick to associate Qatar's decision to withdraw its peacekeeping forces from the disputed Djibouti-Eritrea border with the Gulf crisis. This connection was most likely made because Qatar's decision came only days after both Djibouti and Eritrea announced that they are siding with Saudi Arabia in the diplomatic rift and downgraded their diplomatic relations with Qatar.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

‘Sports for All’ Programme Launched in Gicumbi

[New Times] Officials from the Ministry of Sports and Culture (MINISPOC) have urged the residents of Kaniga in Gicumbi district to get involved in ‘Mass Sports and Sports for All’ initiative.

[New Times] Officials from the Ministry of Sports and Culture (MINISPOC) have urged the residents of Kaniga in Gicumbi district to get involved in 'Mass Sports and Sports for All' initiative.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

No Need to Scramble Over Maize Flour, More Coming – Bett

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Willy Bett on Monday said there was no need to either hoard or panic buy maize flour as there is an adequate supply of white maize.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Agriculture Cabinet Secretary Willy Bett on Monday said there was no need to either hoard or panic buy maize flour as there is an adequate supply of white maize.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Cricket Umpire Rusere for ICC Women’s World Cup

[The Herald] Zimbabwe will be represented at the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017 in the United Kingdom with one of the country’s top cricket umpires, Langton Rusere, officiating at the tournament.

[The Herald] Zimbabwe will be represented at the ICC Women's World Cup 2017 in the United Kingdom with one of the country's top cricket umpires, Langton Rusere, officiating at the tournament.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Abortion Dilemma – It’s the Women Who Suffer

[The Herald] “My uterus was also damaged because of the pricking. The doctor had to remove it. I cried and begged him not to. He said I would die if he did not. The hysterectomy was performed when I was only 15.”

[The Herald] "My uterus was also damaged because of the pricking. The doctor had to remove it. I cried and begged him not to. He said I would die if he did not. The hysterectomy was performed when I was only 15."

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe