UN – Millions of People Face Acute Hunger

[Al Jazeera] About 7.7 million people are on the verge of starvation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a 30 percent increase since last year, according to UN food agencies.

[Al Jazeera] About 7.7 million people are on the verge of starvation in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), a 30 percent increase since last year, according to UN food agencies.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

ANC Top Brass Skirts Around Manana Assault Incident

[News24Wire] The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal and the Free State have fallen short of calling out Deputy Minister of Higher Education Mduduzi Manana for assaulting a woman, despite issuing a strong statement for harsh punishment against women abusers.

[News24Wire] The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal and the Free State have fallen short of calling out Deputy Minister of Higher Education Mduduzi Manana for assaulting a woman, despite issuing a strong statement for harsh punishment against women abusers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Igbo Seek Social Media Usage Regulation Over Hate-Speeches

[Guardian] Enugu, Kaduna and Lafia -The President-General of Igbo Community in Kaduna and Vice President of Igbo Delegate Assembly for the 19 Northern States, Mr. Chris Nnoli, has called on government to regulate social media usage in the country.

[Guardian] Enugu, Kaduna and Lafia -The President-General of Igbo Community in Kaduna and Vice President of Igbo Delegate Assembly for the 19 Northern States, Mr. Chris Nnoli, has called on government to regulate social media usage in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

MPs ‘Sceptical’ About Post Office Readiness to Aid Sassa

[News24Wire] Scopa MPs were left “sceptical” following a presentation by the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa), which claimed the South African Post Office (SAPO) will be ready for grants testing by November.

[News24Wire] Scopa MPs were left "sceptical" following a presentation by the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa), which claimed the South African Post Office (SAPO) will be ready for grants testing by November.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

No Witch Hunt Against MPs – Limpopo and Mpumalanga ANC Leaders Appeal

[News24Wire] African National Congress leaders in Mpumalanga and Limpopo said a witch hunt against MPs who voted with the opposition during motion of no confidence is not a cure the party needs.

[News24Wire] African National Congress leaders in Mpumalanga and Limpopo said a witch hunt against MPs who voted with the opposition during motion of no confidence is not a cure the party needs.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Long Jump Champ Luvo in High-Flying Record Attempt

[Sascoc] Crowned world long jump champion in London last week, Luvo Manyonga, has had his sights set on the world record for quite some time now and maybe on Wednesday in France he’ll help South African athletics to yet another high.

[Sascoc] Crowned world long jump champion in London last week, Luvo Manyonga, has had his sights set on the world record for quite some time now and maybe on Wednesday in France he'll help South African athletics to yet another high.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa