Bodies of 19 Egyptian Migrants Found in Libyan Desert

[Deutsche Welle] The Red Crescent humanitarian body has said it recovered the decomposed bodies of 19 Egyptian migrants. They appear to have been smuggled into Libya but it remained unclear where they were going when they died.

[Deutsche Welle] The Red Crescent humanitarian body has said it recovered the decomposed bodies of 19 Egyptian migrants. They appear to have been smuggled into Libya but it remained unclear where they were going when they died.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Pioneering Electronic Visa Program Aimed to Increase Tourism and Investment

[allAfrica] Washington, DC -Lesotho is the only independent nation in the world with its entire land mass above 1,000 meters (3,281 feet). Now the country, with a population of 2.1 million and a surface area the size of Belgium, has another distinction…

[allAfrica] Washington, DC -Lesotho is the only independent nation in the world with its entire land mass above 1,000 meters (3,281 feet). Now the country, with a population of 2.1 million and a surface area the size of Belgium, has another distinction -- a top-tier electronic visa program, joining only 13 other countries on the continent, according to the African Development Bank's Visa Openness Index.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Zimbabwe Win Record Fifth Cosafa Castle Cup Title

[CAF] Zimbabwe claimed a record fifth COSAFA Castle Cup with a deserved 3-1 victory over Zambia in the final played at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace in South Africa’s North West province on Sunday.

[CAF] Zimbabwe claimed a record fifth COSAFA Castle Cup with a deserved 3-1 victory over Zambia in the final played at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace in South Africa's North West province on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Warriors Overcome Chipolopolo to Win Record Cosafa Title

[Cosafa] Zimbabwe claimed a record fifth COSAFA Castle Cup with a deserved 3-1 victory over Zambia in the final played at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace in South Africa’s North West province on Sunday.

[Cosafa] Zimbabwe claimed a record fifth COSAFA Castle Cup with a deserved 3-1 victory over Zambia in the final played at the Royal Bafokeng Sports Palace in South Africa's North West province on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nation Marks Independence With Muted Celebrations

[Deutsche Welle] South Sudan has cancelled official independence celebrations for the second year in a row. The world’s youngest nation is grappling with conflict, hunger and a refugee crisis six years after seceding from Sudan.

[Deutsche Welle] South Sudan has cancelled official independence celebrations for the second year in a row. The world's youngest nation is grappling with conflict, hunger and a refugee crisis six years after seceding from Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

‘Polls Agency Ready for Elections’

[Nation] Four weeks from today, some 19.6 million Kenyans will be trooping to the 40,883 polling stations to cast their votes in six elections. As the campaigns enter the home stretch, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission maintains it is…

[Nation] Four weeks from today, some 19.6 million Kenyans will be trooping to the 40,883 polling stations to cast their votes in six elections. As the campaigns enter the home stretch, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission maintains it is ready for the General Election, despite recurrent questions of its preparedness by opposition formations and civil society. IEBC Chairperson Wafula Chebukati spoke to the Nation's Walter Menya on the polls and the opposition's criticism of the agency as working in co

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Matiangi Appointed Acting Interior CS After Nkaissery’s Death

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi to the Interior ministry on acting capacity, following the death of Joseph Nkaissery.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has appointed Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi to the Interior ministry on acting capacity, following the death of Joseph Nkaissery.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

5 Years Into Independence, Children Denied Childhoods – Unicef

[UN News] As South Sudan enters its sixth year of independence, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) is calling the situation in the country “a catastrophe for children” and cautioned that they are being denied a childhood in nearly all aspects …

[UN News] As South Sudan enters its sixth year of independence, the United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) is calling the situation in the country "a catastrophe for children" and cautioned that they are being denied a childhood in nearly all aspects of their lives.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

UN Condemns Terrorist Attack in Rafah

[UN News] Condemning yesterday’s terrorist attack against a checkpoint in Rafah, Egypt, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and the Security Council have underscored the need to bring the perpetrators to justice.

[UN News] Condemning yesterday's terrorist attack against a checkpoint in Rafah, Egypt, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres and the Security Council have underscored the need to bring the perpetrators to justice.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Kenyatta, Moi and Odinga Lead in Mourning Nkaissery

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Leaders across the country were on Saturday united in mourning the death of Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery, describing him as a fearless leader who served the country with dedication.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Leaders across the country were on Saturday united in mourning the death of Interior Cabinet Secretary Joseph Nkaissery, describing him as a fearless leader who served the country with dedication.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya