Migrants Protest Joburg Mayor’s Xenophobic Stance

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -SCORES of foreign nationals took to the streets and the city council offices to protest Mayor Herman Mashaba’s alleged recent xenophobic utterances.

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -SCORES of foreign nationals took to the streets and the city council offices to protest Mayor Herman Mashaba's alleged recent xenophobic utterances.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rwanda to Pay Less for 2017 Elections

[Independent (Kampala)] The National Electoral Commission (NEC) of Rwanda and the government are sticking to their proposed cost-cutting plan for the 2017 presidential election, according to latest information released in Dec.13 by government officials…

[Independent (Kampala)] The National Electoral Commission (NEC) of Rwanda and the government are sticking to their proposed cost-cutting plan for the 2017 presidential election, according to latest information released in Dec.13 by government officials. Rwanda is to fund 95% percent of the budget and only 5% will come from development partners.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Speaker Kadaga Assures EU, U.S On Pre-2021 Electoral Reforms

[Independent (Kampala)] Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has assured development partners that the 10th parliament is committed to the enactment of necessary electoral reforms for credible elections in 2021.

[Independent (Kampala)] Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga has assured development partners that the 10th parliament is committed to the enactment of necessary electoral reforms for credible elections in 2021.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Stop Targeted Repression and Double Standards, UN Rights Experts Tell DR Congo Authorities

[UN News] Raising alarm over “double standards” applied by the authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) – allowing pro-government youths to conduct public political activities while repressing dissenting voices – a group of United Nati…

[UN News] Raising alarm over "double standards" applied by the authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) - allowing pro-government youths to conduct public political activities while repressing dissenting voices - a group of United Nations rights experts today called on the Government to end the "targeted repression" and to guarantee conditions that allow fundamental rights and freedoms to be exercised peacefully.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

UNICEF and Partners Begin Mass Vaccinations to Tackle Serious Measles Outbreak

[UN News] Following a major measles outbreak in Somalia, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and its partners supported a swift delivery of 55,000 doses of measles vaccine to Kismayo along with Vitamin A supplementation to boost the immunity of…

[UN News] Following a major measles outbreak in Somalia, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) and its partners supported a swift delivery of 55,000 doses of measles vaccine to Kismayo along with Vitamin A supplementation to boost the immunity of the some 54,000 children under the age of 10 that are expected to be vaccinated.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia