‘Fighting Must Stop Now’ So Millions Can Be Spared From Famine, Say UN Agency Chiefs

[UN News] Despite “appalling conditions” in South Sudan, it is not too late to save more people from dying, the head of the United Nations agriculture agency said today, joining the World Food Programme (WFP) chief in a call to all parties enmeshed in …

[UN News] Despite "appalling conditions" in South Sudan, it is not too late to save more people from dying, the head of the United Nations agriculture agency said today, joining the World Food Programme (WFP) chief in a call to all parties enmeshed in the country's conflict to end the violence and work together to ensure access to food and other life-saving support.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Ditsobotla Mayor Released As 32 Arrested Over Hostage Drama

[News24Wire] Ditsobotla Local Municipality mayor Daniel Buthelezi and his bodyguards were released unharmed in the early hours of Thursday morning after being held hostage in the municipal offices, North West police confirmed.

[News24Wire] Ditsobotla Local Municipality mayor Daniel Buthelezi and his bodyguards were released unharmed in the early hours of Thursday morning after being held hostage in the municipal offices, North West police confirmed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dairy Foods Manufacturer Applauds Imports Bill

[The Herald] Listed dairy foods manufacturer Dairibord Zimbabwe Holdings says overall performance for the four months to April 2017 was better than prior year mostly on the back of gains derived from the promulgation of Statutory Instrument 64 of 2016.

[The Herald] Listed dairy foods manufacturer Dairibord Zimbabwe Holdings says overall performance for the four months to April 2017 was better than prior year mostly on the back of gains derived from the promulgation of Statutory Instrument 64 of 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Woman Murders Newly Born Twins

[The Herald] A city woman appeared before a Harare magistrate yesterday charged with murdering her newly born twins. Gladys Chura (29) of Dzivaresekwa Extension, reportedly delivered bouncing twins in her rented cabin and allegedly tried to conceal the…

[The Herald] A city woman appeared before a Harare magistrate yesterday charged with murdering her newly born twins. Gladys Chura (29) of Dzivaresekwa Extension, reportedly delivered bouncing twins in her rented cabin and allegedly tried to conceal the birth by placing them in a plastic bucket that she closed. She appeared before Ms Barbra Chimboza facing charges of concealment of birth and was remanded to June 14 on free bail.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Peter Moyo Unveils New Album

[The Herald] Utakataka Express frontman Peter Moyo tonight unveils his much awaited album “Mopao Mokonzi” that featured Andy Muridzo at Jazz 24/7.

[The Herald] Utakataka Express frontman Peter Moyo tonight unveils his much awaited album "Mopao Mokonzi" that featured Andy Muridzo at Jazz 24/7.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Is Libya a Failed State?

[Deutsche Welle] With multiple governments, a collapsing economy and local militias competing for power, is Libya a failed state? Our guest is Martin Kobler, Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya.

[Deutsche Welle] With multiple governments, a collapsing economy and local militias competing for power, is Libya a failed state? Our guest is Martin Kobler, Head of the UN Support Mission in Libya.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Ethiopia Celebrates First African Leader of the World Health Organization

[Deutsche Welle] Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus hopes to expand healthcare access for the world’s poor. But his tenure as former Ethiopian health minister has not been without controversy.

[Deutsche Welle] Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus hopes to expand healthcare access for the world's poor. But his tenure as former Ethiopian health minister has not been without controversy.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Cricket – Soft Dismissals Cost Proteas As England Cruise to Victory

[News24Wire] The Proteas were unable to build on the foundation laid by Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis and succumbed to a 72-run defeat to England in the first of three ODIs at Headingley on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The Proteas were unable to build on the foundation laid by Hashim Amla and Faf du Plessis and succumbed to a 72-run defeat to England in the first of three ODIs at Headingley on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa