Scores of Policemen Decapitated in DRC

[Deutsche Welle] Forty-two police officers have been decapitated by a Congolese militia group after the officers’ vehicles were ambushed. The country’s Kasai region has seen seven months of severe violence amid local power struggles.

[Deutsche Welle] Forty-two police officers have been decapitated by a Congolese militia group after the officers' vehicles were ambushed. The country's Kasai region has seen seven months of severe violence amid local power struggles.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Social Grants – Busting the Myth About Financial Inclusion

[The Conversation Africa] “Financial inclusion” has hit the headlines in South Africa in the wake of a scandal over the distribution of social grants. Mounting evidence suggests the controversial company at the centre of the storm, Cash Paymaster Servi…

[The Conversation Africa] "Financial inclusion" has hit the headlines in South Africa in the wake of a scandal over the distribution of social grants. Mounting evidence suggests the controversial company at the centre of the storm, Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) and its ancillary firms, targeting grantees to "cross sell" other financial products.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

U.S. University Confers Honorary Doctorate On Prophet Bushiri – Report

[Nyasa Times] Therapon University in the US has conferred an honorary degree on Prophet Shepherd Bushiri, leader and founder of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG).

[Nyasa Times] Therapon University in the US has conferred an honorary degree on Prophet Shepherd Bushiri, leader and founder of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG).

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Govt Touts Regional Rain Water Harvesting

[Daily News] THE government has directed regional authorities countrywide to initiate a special campaign that will sensitise the community to harvest rain water and address shortages of the precious liquid.

[Daily News] THE government has directed regional authorities countrywide to initiate a special campaign that will sensitise the community to harvest rain water and address shortages of the precious liquid.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Senegalese President Lauds Buhari’s Intervention in Gambia

[Daily Trust] President Macky Sall of Senegal has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his intervention in The Gambian impasse that led to the restoration of democracy in the West African country.

[Daily Trust] President Macky Sall of Senegal has thanked President Muhammadu Buhari for his intervention in The Gambian impasse that led to the restoration of democracy in the West African country.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Controversy Trails Immigration E-Passport Contracts

[Daily Trust] There’s a raging controversy over the e-passport contracts signed by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) with non-security firms which is ripping Nigeria billions of naira.

[Daily Trust] There's a raging controversy over the e-passport contracts signed by the Nigeria Immigration Service (NIS) with non-security firms which is ripping Nigeria billions of naira.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Macheso – a Candle That Lights Others

[Zimbabwe Standard] Sungura virtuoso Alick Macheso has for the greater part of his career committed to assist fellow human beings — if not at the Zimbabwe Red Cross where he is a humanitarian ambassador — then in the music industry where he has nurtu…

[Zimbabwe Standard] Sungura virtuoso Alick Macheso has for the greater part of his career committed to assist fellow human beings -- if not at the Zimbabwe Red Cross where he is a humanitarian ambassador -- then in the music industry where he has nurtured many.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe