Dalai Lama – Desmond Tutu ‘Very Precious in This Troubled World’

[News24Wire] Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu should live “at least [a] few years” more, the Dalai Lama said in celebration of Tutu’s 86th birthday on Saturday.

[News24Wire] Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu should live "at least [a] few years" more, the Dalai Lama said in celebration of Tutu's 86th birthday on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Al-Shabaab Accused of Beheading Man Near Wajid District

[Shabelle] A Somali official has blamed Al Shabaab for the beheading of a man near the southern town of Wajid, located in the country’s southwestern Bakool region on Sunday morning.

[Shabelle] A Somali official has blamed Al Shabaab for the beheading of a man near the southern town of Wajid, located in the country's southwestern Bakool region on Sunday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Preventing and Countering Violent Extremism Boosted With Security Agreement

[Shabelle] Somali federal and state authorities, together with the international community, agreed on a support and coordination mechanism to put in operation the national strategy to prevent and counter violent extremism.

[Shabelle] Somali federal and state authorities, together with the international community, agreed on a support and coordination mechanism to put in operation the national strategy to prevent and counter violent extremism.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

FCMB Empowers SMEs

[This Day] First City Monument Bank (FCMB) said it recently organised the first in a series of free training programmes for small and medium business owners.

[This Day] First City Monument Bank (FCMB) said it recently organised the first in a series of free training programmes for small and medium business owners.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Local Company Turns Plastic Waste Into Furniture, Pavers

[New Times] A local firm engaged in waste collection, management and recycling, AGRUNI Company Ltd is recycling wastes and turning them into valuable products such as chairs, tables, basins, water pipes and pavers.

[New Times] A local firm engaged in waste collection, management and recycling, AGRUNI Company Ltd is recycling wastes and turning them into valuable products such as chairs, tables, basins, water pipes and pavers.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Senator Wetang’ula Steps in to Shield Odinga From Probe

[Nation] Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang’ula has cautioned the Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko against the investigation of Nasa leader Raila Odinga over remarks that there will be no repeat presidential election if reforms in the electoral…

[Nation] Bungoma Senator Moses Wetang'ula has cautioned the Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko against the investigation of Nasa leader Raila Odinga over remarks that there will be no repeat presidential election if reforms in the electoral agency are not effected.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U K Ambassador to Sudan – It Is Historical Decision

[SNA] Khartoum -the United states lifted the sanctions that were in place for two decades, last Friday, saying this was because the Sudan has improved in the areas of human rights and fighting terrorism. In a move that completes a process begun by form…

[SNA] Khartoum -the United states lifted the sanctions that were in place for two decades, last Friday, saying this was because the Sudan has improved in the areas of human rights and fighting terrorism. In a move that completes a process begun by former President Barack Obama, President Donald Trump removed a U.S. trade embargo and other penalties that had effectively cut Sudan off from much of the global financial system.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Boks, All Blacks React to Marathon First Half

[News24Wire] One of the more off-beat talking points to emerge from Saturday’s Rugby Championship clash between the Springboks and All Blacks at Newlands was the 50-minute first half.

[News24Wire] One of the more off-beat talking points to emerge from Saturday's Rugby Championship clash between the Springboks and All Blacks at Newlands was the 50-minute first half.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa