Organisers of ‘Affordable Housing’ Conference in Cape Town Try to Bar Housing Activists

[News24Wire] A scuffle broke out between Reclaim the City protesters, conference organisers and hotel staff on Tuesday morning when the activists were barred entrance to an affordable housing conference at the swish African Pride Hotel in Cape Town.

[News24Wire] A scuffle broke out between Reclaim the City protesters, conference organisers and hotel staff on Tuesday morning when the activists were barred entrance to an affordable housing conference at the swish African Pride Hotel in Cape Town.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Islamic Movement Alleges Plot to Assassinate El-Zakzaky, Attack Followers

[Premium Times] The Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, has alleged that there is “a mischievous plot hatched by the enemies of peace in Nigeria” to kill its leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky who has been in government custody since December 2015.

[Premium Times] The Islamic Movement of Nigeria, IMN, has alleged that there is "a mischievous plot hatched by the enemies of peace in Nigeria" to kill its leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky who has been in government custody since December 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UN Aid Official Visits as Security, Humanitarian Conditions Worsen

[VOA] Since mid-May, a series of attacks on towns throughout Central African Republic have resulted in the deaths of more than 300 people and the displacement of more than 100,000.

[VOA] Since mid-May, a series of attacks on towns throughout Central African Republic have resulted in the deaths of more than 300 people and the displacement of more than 100,000.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Is Ethiopia the Ideal Investment Spot in Africa?

[Ethiopian Herald] Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has been steadily growing in Ethiopia due to the various incentives both federal and regional governments offer to investors. The incentives include tax holidays, improved bureaucracy and infrastructur…

[Ethiopian Herald] Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) has been steadily growing in Ethiopia due to the various incentives both federal and regional governments offer to investors. The incentives include tax holidays, improved bureaucracy and infrastructure development. The government has been investing heavily to improve the country's infrastructure that added values to the steady investment growth in the nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

What Is Govt Doing About Cape Town’s Water Crisis?

[GroundUp] Cape Town’s dam levels were at just over 26% on 17 July, almost 17% down on the same week last year. The City says it is hard to use the last 10% of water in dams, meaning the dam levels are essentially about 16%.

[GroundUp] Cape Town's dam levels were at just over 26% on 17 July, almost 17% down on the same week last year. The City says it is hard to use the last 10% of water in dams, meaning the dam levels are essentially about 16%.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Agrees to Keep Positive Contact With U.S. At Request of Saudi Leadership

[SNA] Jeddah -The President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir has commended the Sudanese-Saudi relations and described them as distinguished and strong.

[SNA] Jeddah -The President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir has commended the Sudanese-Saudi relations and described them as distinguished and strong.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan