Only Maimane Can Withdraw Motion of No Confidence – Parliament

[News24Wire] National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete does not have the power to withdraw the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma, Parliament said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] National Assembly Speaker Baleka Mbete does not have the power to withdraw the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma, Parliament said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Trains, Taxis Go Extra Mile As Bus Strike Leaves Commuters Stranded

[News24Wire] Stranded commuters formed queues at taxi ranks and forced their way into already overcrowded trains on day one of a nationwide bus strike on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Stranded commuters formed queues at taxi ranks and forced their way into already overcrowded trains on day one of a nationwide bus strike on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

IOM – African Migrants Traded in Libya’s ‘Slave Markets’

[Al Jazeera] Hundreds of African refugees and migrants passing through Libya are being bought and sold in modern-day slave markets before being held for ransom, forced labour or sexual exploitation, survivors have told the UN’s migration agency.

[Al Jazeera] Hundreds of African refugees and migrants passing through Libya are being bought and sold in modern-day slave markets before being held for ransom, forced labour or sexual exploitation, survivors have told the UN's migration agency.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Women Contribute to Cassava Growing Boom

[] Lusaka -Born in a small town of Mufulira, on the Copper Belt province of Zambia in 1960, Winnie Nachivula, is making a mark in the cassava production in Zambia which currently stands at over 1 million metric tonnes per year, making it the most impor…

[] Lusaka -Born in a small town of Mufulira, on the Copper Belt province of Zambia in 1960, Winnie Nachivula, is making a mark in the cassava production in Zambia which currently stands at over 1 million metric tonnes per year, making it the most important crop grown in Zambia after maize.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Comic Republic Boosts Theatre Festival With Comic, Gaming Convention

[Guardian] Comic Republic, a Nigeria-based comic outfit, hosted the biggest comic book and gaming convention tagged, ‘Comic Connect Africa,’ at Freedom Park, Lagos, on March 4, as part of the activities of the British Council Lagos Theatre Festival.

[Guardian] Comic Republic, a Nigeria-based comic outfit, hosted the biggest comic book and gaming convention tagged, 'Comic Connect Africa,' at Freedom Park, Lagos, on March 4, as part of the activities of the British Council Lagos Theatre Festival.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Adamawa Traders Lament Demolition of Shops Allegedly Over Osinbajo’s Visit

[Premium Times] Petty traders in Yola, the capital of Adamawa State, have protested the demolition of their makeshift shops situated along major roads in the city by the state government.

[Premium Times] Petty traders in Yola, the capital of Adamawa State, have protested the demolition of their makeshift shops situated along major roads in the city by the state government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria