A Silent Protest Across the Country Over Failed Political Deal

[HRF] In Kinshasa and cities across the Democratic Republic of Congo yesterday, many people stayed home from work and classes. Shops and markets were closed or opened late, and streets were largely quiet.

[HRF] In Kinshasa and cities across the Democratic Republic of Congo yesterday, many people stayed home from work and classes. Shops and markets were closed or opened late, and streets were largely quiet.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Democratic Republic of Congo in Crisis

[HRF] The year 2017 will be critical for the Democratic Republic of Congo. After much bloodshed and two years of brutal political repression leading up to and following the December 19, 2016, deadline that marked the end of President Joseph Kabila’s constitutionally mandated two-term limit, participants at talks mediated by the Catholic Church signed an agreement on New Year’s Eve 2016. It includes a clear commitment that presidential elections will be held before the end of 2017, that Pres

[HRF] The year 2017 will be critical for the Democratic Republic of Congo. After much bloodshed and two years of brutal political repression leading up to and following the December 19, 2016, deadline that marked the end of President Joseph Kabila's constitutionally mandated two-term limit, participants at talks mediated by the Catholic Church signed an agreement on New Year's Eve 2016. It includes a clear commitment that presidential elections will be held before the end of 2017, that Pres

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Lagos Alerts Over Meningitis, Denies Reported Case

[Vanguard] The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris, yesterday alerted the citizens and heath workers that the state is not immune to Cerebrospinal Meningitis, CSM.

[Vanguard] The Lagos State Commissioner for Health, Dr Jide Idris, yesterday alerted the citizens and heath workers that the state is not immune to Cerebrospinal Meningitis, CSM.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Top Athletes Yet to Qualify for World Champs

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Unlike last year, the ninth Private Tertiary Institutions Association annual championships that was held at UB Stadium, failed to produce a qualifying time for the IAAF World Championships.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Unlike last year, the ninth Private Tertiary Institutions Association annual championships that was held at UB Stadium, failed to produce a qualifying time for the IAAF World Championships.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Football Body Warn Clubs Over Team Managers

[The Herald] ZIFA have issued a stern warning to Castle Lager Premier Soccer League teams that are evading club licensing system by appointing unqualified coaches as team managers.

[The Herald] ZIFA have issued a stern warning to Castle Lager Premier Soccer League teams that are evading club licensing system by appointing unqualified coaches as team managers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Appreciating Our Own People When They Excel

[The Herald] David Mungoshi Shelling The Nuts THE old adage about not abandoning a home because it has become infested with vermin (rats and/or snakes) is instructive in a number of ways. When that predicament befalls you, you fix it. You disinfect you…

[The Herald] David Mungoshi Shelling The Nuts THE old adage about not abandoning a home because it has become infested with vermin (rats and/or snakes) is instructive in a number of ways. When that predicament befalls you, you fix it. You disinfect your home and go on living in it. In a way I did just that recently, finding help at home.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Sports Betting Firms Up in Arms Over Wario Talk

[Nation] Betting firm SportPesa on Monday took issue with Sports Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario for what they termed as “a reckless and irresponsible statement from him” daring them to withdraw their sports sponsorships.

[Nation] Betting firm SportPesa on Monday took issue with Sports Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario for what they termed as "a reckless and irresponsible statement from him" daring them to withdraw their sports sponsorships.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya