Fate of Former M23 Rebel Fighters Remains Unclear

[East African] The fate of fighters affiliated with the re-emerging M23 rebel group hangs in the balance, days after more than two dozen combatants fled into Rwanda, escaping clashes with Democratic Republic of Congo government forces.

[East African] The fate of fighters affiliated with the re-emerging M23 rebel group hangs in the balance, days after more than two dozen combatants fled into Rwanda, escaping clashes with Democratic Republic of Congo government forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Magufuli Urged to Probe Dar Commissioner’s Relationship With Suspected Drugs Kingpins

[Citizen] Dodoma -Geita Rural MP (CCM) Mr Joseph Msukuma yesterday said President John Pombe Magufuli should investigate Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner (RC) Paul Makonda over his relationship with suspected drug kingpins in the country.

[Citizen] Dodoma -Geita Rural MP (CCM) Mr Joseph Msukuma yesterday said President John Pombe Magufuli should investigate Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner (RC) Paul Makonda over his relationship with suspected drug kingpins in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Local Govt Leaders Given Ultimatum On Drugs Trade

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Local government leaders in the region have been given ten days to submit names of drug addicts and peddlers to the relevant organs. The order was issued by Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda during a joint press …

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Local government leaders in the region have been given ten days to submit names of drug addicts and peddlers to the relevant organs. The order was issued by Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner Paul Makonda during a joint press conference with Dar es Salaam Special Zone Police Commander Simon Sirro at the Central Police Station.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Malawi Farmers Apply New Methods to Increase Yield

[VOA] Small-scale farmers in Malawi continue to feel the effects of two years of bad harvests after the El Nino weather pattern brought drought and flooding. Many rely on food handouts from aid agencies, but some farmers have fared better thanks to cul…

[VOA] Small-scale farmers in Malawi continue to feel the effects of two years of bad harvests after the El Nino weather pattern brought drought and flooding. Many rely on food handouts from aid agencies, but some farmers have fared better thanks to cultivation methods they learned from a U.N.-funded hunger resilience initiative.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Nigerians Defy Police, Hold Anti-Govt Rallies

[Guardian] Nigerians yesterday braved the odds to stage an anti-government protest that resonated across major cities of the country. They agitated for better living conditions for the citizens.

[Guardian] Nigerians yesterday braved the odds to stage an anti-government protest that resonated across major cities of the country. They agitated for better living conditions for the citizens.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ex-Journalist to Face President Kagame in August Poll

[East African] For many, Phillipe Mpayimana is unheard of in the Rwandan political sphere and he is often laughed off as someone looking to build his CV, but the former journalist — now an author — is counting his chances in the August presidential p…

[East African] For many, Phillipe Mpayimana is unheard of in the Rwandan political sphere and he is often laughed off as someone looking to build his CV, but the former journalist -- now an author -- is counting his chances in the August presidential polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda