Most of Stampede Dead Were Women – Report

[Deutsche Welle] At least fifteen people have been killed in a Moroccan village after a stampede erupted as food aid was being distributed. Several women were caught beneath an iron barrier as hundreds scrambled to get hold of food.

[Deutsche Welle] At least fifteen people have been killed in a Moroccan village after a stampede erupted as food aid was being distributed. Several women were caught beneath an iron barrier as hundreds scrambled to get hold of food.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Three Life Terms for Ladysmith Rapist and Murderer

[SAPS] Yesterday, the Ladysmith Regional Court convicted and sentenced Jabulani Mtshali (48) to three life imprisonment terms for two counts of rape and murder. On 3 October 2015 at 13:30 the victim, Nomusa Zwane (65) was at Madiba Drive when she was a…

[SAPS] Yesterday, the Ladysmith Regional Court convicted and sentenced Jabulani Mtshali (48) to three life imprisonment terms for two counts of rape and murder. On 3 October 2015 at 13:30 the victim, Nomusa Zwane (65) was at Madiba Drive when she was approached by the accused. She was lured into a nearby bushes under the pretext that the accused had roof sheeting for sale. While in the bushes, she was raped and strangled by the accused. She was also severely assaulted with a hammer and she died of her injuries. A

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Great Northern Kenya Wildlife Aerial Count Begins

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya Wildlife Service has kicked off this year’s aerial survey of elephants, buffaloes, grevy’s zebras and giraffe in the greater northern landscape of Kenya.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya Wildlife Service has kicked off this year's aerial survey of elephants, buffaloes, grevy's zebras and giraffe in the greater northern landscape of Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

200,000 Children Born Premature Annually – Report

[Monitor] Kampala -A new report released by Save the Children, a non-governmental organisation, has revealed that 226,000 children born every year in Uganda are below the normal 37 weeks of gestation. This is an equivalent of more than 18 per cent of t…

[Monitor] Kampala -A new report released by Save the Children, a non-governmental organisation, has revealed that 226,000 children born every year in Uganda are below the normal 37 weeks of gestation. This is an equivalent of more than 18 per cent of the total births.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Okakarara to Wants Reclaim Undeveloped Plots

[New Era] Windhoek -Okakarara Town Council has embarked on a plan to reclaim plots that were awarded to residents who have failed to fulfil their financial obligations by developing the residential plots.

[New Era] Windhoek -Okakarara Town Council has embarked on a plan to reclaim plots that were awarded to residents who have failed to fulfil their financial obligations by developing the residential plots.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

How Big Is the Lunch Problem?

[Observer] Mid last year, the National Planning Authority (NPA) held a half-day workshop at Hotel Africana, which explored possible interventions to propel the country to a middle-income status.

[Observer] Mid last year, the National Planning Authority (NPA) held a half-day workshop at Hotel Africana, which explored possible interventions to propel the country to a middle-income status.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda