Flawed Diamond Regulations Fuelling Child Labour – Campaigners

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Thousands of children work in Congo diamond mines mainly to pay for food and school fees, and girls who live near mines prey to rape, forced marriage and prostitution

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Thousands of children work in Congo diamond mines mainly to pay for food and school fees, and girls who live near mines prey to rape, forced marriage and prostitution

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

FERWABA Increases Youth Holiday Training Camps

[New Times] In a bid to nurture and develop basketball talent at the grassroots level, the Rwanda Basketball Federation (FERWABA) has increased the number of sites for under 13 and under 16 basketball camps for both boys and girls.

[New Times] In a bid to nurture and develop basketball talent at the grassroots level, the Rwanda Basketball Federation (FERWABA) has increased the number of sites for under 13 and under 16 basketball camps for both boys and girls.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Local Entrepreneurs Should Take Advantage of Govt Incentives

[New Times] The local business community could soon get more incentives as the government moves to increase support to the country’s industrial sector to make it more competitive.

[New Times] The local business community could soon get more incentives as the government moves to increase support to the country's industrial sector to make it more competitive.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Why We Are Sending Soldiers to Argentina to Learn Cattle Rearing – Buratai

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian army has said that some army officers have been sent to Argentina to learn the art and trade of cattle rearing in preparation for the setting up of cattle ranches across the country.

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian army has said that some army officers have been sent to Argentina to learn the art and trade of cattle rearing in preparation for the setting up of cattle ranches across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Monusco Expresses Grave Concern Over the Rect Wave of Ongoing Arrests and Dettions

[Monusco] Maman S. Sidikou, the Special Represtative of the Secretary Geral and Head of MONUSCO, expressed his grave concern over the wave of ongoing arrests, some of which are arbitrary, and dettions in the last three days across the Democratic Republ…

[Monusco] Maman S. Sidikou, the Special Represtative of the Secretary Geral and Head of MONUSCO, expressed his grave concern over the wave of ongoing arrests, some of which are arbitrary, and dettions in the last three days across the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Ruling Party Wins Absolute Majority in Parliament

[Ghana Star] Ivory Coast’s ruling coalition party has won 167 parliamentary seats out of 254 in the country’s legislative elections held on Sunday. The Independent Electoral Commission on Tuesday declared the Houphouetist Rally for Democracy and Peace …

[Ghana Star] Ivory Coast's ruling coalition party has won 167 parliamentary seats out of 254 in the country's legislative elections held on Sunday. The Independent Electoral Commission on Tuesday declared the Houphouetist Rally for Democracy and Peace (RHDP) party of President Alassane Ouattara an absolute majority winner in the contest.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire