Despite Some Humanitarian Progress in Eritrea, UN Relief Official Urges Continued Aid to Tackle Hunger

[UN News] The humanitarian situation in Eritrea – which is quite isolated and off the media radars – is “on a positive trajectory” but international donors need to give malnourishment and food insecurity continued attention, a senior United Nations rel…

[UN News] The humanitarian situation in Eritrea - which is quite isolated and off the media radars - is "on a positive trajectory" but international donors need to give malnourishment and food insecurity continued attention, a senior United Nations relief official today said.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Jubilee Vote Hunt Goes to Lamu, Kilifi and Tana River

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto are Monday intensifying their search for a slice of 1.7 million votes in the Coast with campaigns in Lamu, Tana River and Kilifi Counties.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto are Monday intensifying their search for a slice of 1.7 million votes in the Coast with campaigns in Lamu, Tana River and Kilifi Counties.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Awards Galore Lights Up ZIFF’s 20th Edition

[Daily News] Just back from Zanzibar THERE was not a vacant seat within the Old Fort in Stone Town, Zanzibar on Saturday night’s 2017 Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) awards ceremony.

[Daily News] Just back from Zanzibar THERE was not a vacant seat within the Old Fort in Stone Town, Zanzibar on Saturday night's 2017 Zanzibar International Film Festival (ZIFF) awards ceremony.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

APC Makes U-Turn, Says It Is Now Willing to Participate in Akwa Council Elections

[Premium Times] The All Progressives Congress, APC, has made a U-turn on its earlier decision not to participate in the local government election in Akwa Ibom State which is scheduled for November 11.

[Premium Times] The All Progressives Congress, APC, has made a U-turn on its earlier decision not to participate in the local government election in Akwa Ibom State which is scheduled for November 11.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Locals Reel After President Invokes Emergency Powers

[Deutsche Welle] It’s been a week since Zambian President Edgar Lungu invoked emergency powers. Parliament has now approved an extension to 90 days. Analysts say this mini ‘state of emergency’ could negatively affect the economy.

[Deutsche Welle] It's been a week since Zambian President Edgar Lungu invoked emergency powers. Parliament has now approved an extension to 90 days. Analysts say this mini 'state of emergency' could negatively affect the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Army Identifies New Boko Haram Base, Set to Launch Attack

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that it will soon launch an attack on a remote Island in Lake Chad where Boko Haram fighters now use as their new operational base.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Army said on Sunday that it will soon launch an attack on a remote Island in Lake Chad where Boko Haram fighters now use as their new operational base.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Millions Lying Idle As Depositors Are Not Claiming Their Money

[New Zimbabwe] Mutare -Deposit Protection Corporation (DPC) has millions of dollars in uncollected cash as many depositors of collapsed banks have not claiming their money, an official has said.

[New Zimbabwe] Mutare -Deposit Protection Corporation (DPC) has millions of dollars in uncollected cash as many depositors of collapsed banks have not claiming their money, an official has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Zagro Deejays Drop Debut Album

[Lesotho Times] ZAGRO Deejays’ debut offering which is set for release next month could take the local entertainment scene by storm, if the rave reviews for the first single on social media and radio stations are anything to go by.

[Lesotho Times] ZAGRO Deejays' debut offering which is set for release next month could take the local entertainment scene by storm, if the rave reviews for the first single on social media and radio stations are anything to go by.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho