Two Girls Raped in West Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Foro Baranga -Two girls were raped in Foro Baranga in West Darfur on Saturday. Armed herders attacked a 12-year-old and a 17-year-old girl at Ras El Fil, where they were out collecting firewood. A witness told Radio Dabanga that the gir…

[Radio Dabanga] Foro Baranga -Two girls were raped in Foro Baranga in West Darfur on Saturday. Armed herders attacked a 12-year-old and a 17-year-old girl at Ras El Fil, where they were out collecting firewood. A witness told Radio Dabanga that the girls were repeatedly raped and beaten at gunpoint.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Dogara – Laments Parliament’s Inability to Unseat President, Vice

[This Day] Abuja -The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, on Monday bemoaned the constitutional provisions which currently made it impossible to remove a president or vice-president through simple procedure.

[This Day] Abuja -The Speaker of the House of Representatives, Hon. Yakubu Dogara, on Monday bemoaned the constitutional provisions which currently made it impossible to remove a president or vice-president through simple procedure.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Issuing of Form One Admission Letters Suffers Setback

[Nation] A number of parents and students have been thrown into panic mood after the Education ministry suspended the issuing of letters by schools to students joining Form One next year, citing data challenges.

[Nation] A number of parents and students have been thrown into panic mood after the Education ministry suspended the issuing of letters by schools to students joining Form One next year, citing data challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Students Killed at Wolega University

[Addis Standard] Two students were killed last night at Wolega University’s Shambu campus in Oromia region in what Addisu Arega, the region’s spokesperson, said were fights between students.

[Addis Standard] Two students were killed last night at Wolega University's Shambu campus in Oromia region in what Addisu Arega, the region's spokesperson, said were fights between students.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

ANC Leadership Race – What Goes On Behind the Scenes – Breathalyser Tests and Confiscated Cellphones

[Daily Maverick] Voting for new ANC leaders this weekend is set to be a sober process, with conference organisers planning to conduct spot breathalyser tests. Also, no selfies with ballot papers will be allowed in a bid to stamp out vote-buying. Ultima…

[Daily Maverick] Voting for new ANC leaders this weekend is set to be a sober process, with conference organisers planning to conduct spot breathalyser tests. Also, no selfies with ballot papers will be allowed in a bid to stamp out vote-buying. Ultimately, much of the conference's success will hinge on how 15 "very senior" ANC members and one agency conduct the party's leadership election. By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Improved Investment Climate to Lure Green Capital

[The Herald] Zimbabwe needs to improve its investment climate to attract international capital through issuing fixed income instruments whose proceeds would be channelled towards financing climate-friendly projects such as renewable energy, pollution p…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe needs to improve its investment climate to attract international capital through issuing fixed income instruments whose proceeds would be channelled towards financing climate-friendly projects such as renewable energy, pollution prevention and conservation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

ANC Leadership Race – Free State Branches Rally Against Provincial and National Conference Delegates

[Daily Maverick] ANC members in the Free State are expected to lodge court papers on Tuesday challenging the provincial conference and who is allowed to go to the party’s national elective conference at the weekend. By GREG NICOLSON.

[Daily Maverick] ANC members in the Free State are expected to lodge court papers on Tuesday challenging the provincial conference and who is allowed to go to the party's national elective conference at the weekend. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Once a Jewel, Now in Ruins

[This Day] In this piece, Seriki Adinoyi chronicles how the Jos main market was built, its destruction by fire, and the efforts by succeeding governments to rebuild it.

[This Day] In this piece, Seriki Adinoyi chronicles how the Jos main market was built, its destruction by fire, and the efforts by succeeding governments to rebuild it.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Audit Planned to Weed Out Dubious Universities

[Nation] A number of private universities operating on the basis of a letter of interim authority are now on the spot after Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i directed that their activities be audited.

[Nation] A number of private universities operating on the basis of a letter of interim authority are now on the spot after Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i directed that their activities be audited.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya