Why Ex-Combatants Pose a Threat to Stability

[The Conversation Africa] Dissatisfied ex-combatants who aren’t serving in Côte d’Ivoire’s formal military structures pose the biggest long-term threat to the stability of the country. This is particularly true in regions where groups of these men were present during the civil wars.

[The Conversation Africa] Dissatisfied ex-combatants who aren't serving in Côte d'Ivoire's formal military structures pose the biggest long-term threat to the stability of the country. This is particularly true in regions where groups of these men were present during the civil wars.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

The DRC Can Learn From Lumumba As Its Internal Crisis Deepens

[The Conversation Africa] Johannesburg -The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a vast country rich in natural resources including the world’s largest reserves of cobalt, and substantial quantities of diamonds, gold and copper.

[The Conversation Africa] Johannesburg -The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is a vast country rich in natural resources including the world's largest reserves of cobalt, and substantial quantities of diamonds, gold and copper.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Government Tackles Regional Asymmetries in Bie

[ANGOP] Cuito -The governor of central Bié, Álvaro de Boa Vida Neto, assured Wednesday in Cuito that the government has been working hard to combat regional asymmetries in order to promote equality in the development of this part of the country.

[ANGOP] Cuito -The governor of central Bié, Álvaro de Boa Vida Neto, assured Wednesday in Cuito that the government has been working hard to combat regional asymmetries in order to promote equality in the development of this part of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Soccer – Butler’s Departure Blessing in Disguise for Local Players

[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -While the exit of Botswana’s senior national team coach, Peter Butler has elicited mixed reactions amongst football lovers, it might just be a blessing in disguise for some of the youngsters the Briton used to work wi…

[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -While the exit of Botswana's senior national team coach, Peter Butler has elicited mixed reactions amongst football lovers, it might just be a blessing in disguise for some of the youngsters the Briton used to work with during his stay with the Zebras.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Will South Africa Be At the 29th AU Summit?

[ISS] The 29th African Union (AU) summit that takes place in Addis Ababa from 27 June to 4 July is likely to be the first in many years without a South African president in attendance.

[ISS] The 29th African Union (AU) summit that takes place in Addis Ababa from 27 June to 4 July is likely to be the first in many years without a South African president in attendance.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Appeals for Refugee Assistance

[263Chat] Government has appealed to local and international stakeholders for assistance to help refugees in the country saying the Mozambican crisis has put a strain on the country’s already stretched resources.

[263Chat] Government has appealed to local and international stakeholders for assistance to help refugees in the country saying the Mozambican crisis has put a strain on the country's already stretched resources.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Graça Machel Visiting Zambia

[Graça Machel Trust] Lusaka -The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) in Zambia announces the visit of one of the world’s leading advocates for women and children’s rights, Mrs. Graça Machel, to Zambia from the 20th to the 22nd June, 2017.

[Graça Machel Trust] Lusaka -The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) in Zambia announces the visit of one of the world's leading advocates for women and children's rights, Mrs. Graça Machel, to Zambia from the 20th to the 22nd June, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Photos of Bahati’s ‘Prayer Partner’ Raise Eyebrows

[Nation] It all began when gospel singer Bahati posted a picture of himself and model Diana Marua on his Instagram page with the caption: “This’s is the Year of seeking God — Who’s Complaining about me having a PRAYER PARTNER???”

[Nation] It all began when gospel singer Bahati posted a picture of himself and model Diana Marua on his Instagram page with the caption: "This's is the Year of seeking God -- Who's Complaining about me having a PRAYER PARTNER???"

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya