Malnutrition Threat Grows As Aid Groups Leave

[MSF] Three-year-old Rachel sways gently on her mother’s lap and stares blankly at the women trickling into a health center in Kalonge, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Rachel is suffering from malnutrition, and, with wrinkled skin and s…

[MSF] Three-year-old Rachel sways gently on her mother's lap and stares blankly at the women trickling into a health center in Kalonge, South Kivu, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Rachel is suffering from malnutrition, and, with wrinkled skin and sagging eyes, is much too small for her age.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Overcrowding and Lack of Water in Kalémie

[MSF] Tanganyika province in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been plagued by intercommunal violence for over a year now. With a resurgence of old conflicts forcing people from their homes and the arrival of the rainy season, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is growing increasingly concerned about the living conditions of those displaced around Kalémie.

[MSF] Tanganyika province in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has been plagued by intercommunal violence for over a year now. With a resurgence of old conflicts forcing people from their homes and the arrival of the rainy season, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is growing increasingly concerned about the living conditions of those displaced around Kalémie.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Women Protest Against Alleged Land-Grabbing By Military in Delta

[Guardian] Asaba -Scores of women yesterday took to the streets and barricaded the Effurun roundabout axis of the East-West Road in protest over an alleged land-grab and sale of about 185.20 hectares of prime property at Uvwie, Uvwie Local Council of D…

[Guardian] Asaba -Scores of women yesterday took to the streets and barricaded the Effurun roundabout axis of the East-West Road in protest over an alleged land-grab and sale of about 185.20 hectares of prime property at Uvwie, Uvwie Local Council of Delta State by the Nigerian Army.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

2014 National Conference and the Benefits of Restructuring

[Guardian] In 2014, the Goodluck Jonathan administration organised a national dialogue to deliberate on, and recommend ways to resolve some of the challenges facing his government, many of which problems were rooted in history, and arguably, have been …

[Guardian] In 2014, the Goodluck Jonathan administration organised a national dialogue to deliberate on, and recommend ways to resolve some of the challenges facing his government, many of which problems were rooted in history, and arguably, have been multiplied and magnified by the failure of the current administration. Since Buhari took office in May 2015, virtually every sector of the society has been impacted adversely. Direct foreign investment is down. The stock market has shrunk. Our Gross Domestic Product (GD

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Elan Advocates Economic Revamp Through Leasing

[Guardian] The Equipment Leasing Association of Nigeria (ELAN), has said to grow the nation’s economy out of recession, there is a need for government to utilise leasing for national economic development.

[Guardian] The Equipment Leasing Association of Nigeria (ELAN), has said to grow the nation's economy out of recession, there is a need for government to utilise leasing for national economic development.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Allocates Drought Relief for Western Cape

[SAnews.gov.za] Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des Van Rooyen says government will allocate R74 million in relief funding to respond to the persistent drought in the Western Cape.

[SAnews.gov.za] Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs Minister Des Van Rooyen says government will allocate R74 million in relief funding to respond to the persistent drought in the Western Cape.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Customs Impounds 64 Cars Valued At N1.528 Billion in Lagos, Ogun

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, have impounded a total of 64 brand new exotic cars allegedly smuggled into the country by criminals.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -Operatives of the Nigeria Customs Service, Federal Operations Unit (FOU), Zone A, have impounded a total of 64 brand new exotic cars allegedly smuggled into the country by criminals.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I’m Not On the Run, Misau Tells IGP

[Daily Trust] Chairman of the Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isah Hamma Misau (APC, Bauchi) yesterday said he was not on the run as implied by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris.

[Daily Trust] Chairman of the Senate Committee on Navy, Senator Isah Hamma Misau (APC, Bauchi) yesterday said he was not on the run as implied by the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Ibrahim Idris.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria