South Sudan – UN and Regional Partners Call for Immediate Cessation of Hostilities

[UN News] The United Nations, the African Union (AU) and regional partners today reiterated their call for an immediate cessation of hostilities in South Sudan and urged the parties to ensure an inclusive political process, both in the proposed Nationa…

[UN News] The United Nations, the African Union (AU) and regional partners today reiterated their call for an immediate cessation of hostilities in South Sudan and urged the parties to ensure an inclusive political process, both in the proposed National Dialogue and in the implementation of the 2015 peace agreement.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Libyan Trafficking Camps Are Hell for Refugees, Diplomats Say

[Deutsche Welle] The Libyan camps where traffickers hold would-be migrants resemble concentration camps, German diplomats say. Their report comes as the EU mulls a migration deal with the North African country.

[Deutsche Welle] The Libyan camps where traffickers hold would-be migrants resemble concentration camps, German diplomats say. Their report comes as the EU mulls a migration deal with the North African country.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Egypt, Ghana Complete AfCON 2017 Final Four

Egypt knocked out Morocco to reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals as substitute Mahmoud Abdel-Moneim prodded home a dramatic 89th-minute winner. Mohammed Salah had twice been denied by Munir Mohamedi, but prior to the goal Morocco missed a host … Continued

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Egypt knocked out Morocco to reach the Africa Cup of Nations semi-finals as substitute Mahmoud Abdel-Moneim prodded home a dramatic 89th-minute winner. Mohammed Salah had twice been denied by Munir Mohamedi, but prior to the goal Morocco missed a host of good chances. Aziz Bouhaddouz failed to connect with a cross from two yards out, before seeing a header deflected just wide. And Morocco defender Romain Saiss and midfielder Mbark Boussoufa were both denied by the crossbar. Egypt go on to play Burkina Faso, who beat Tunisia 2-0 in their quarter-final on Saturday. In Sunday’s other quarter-final, Ghana beat DR Congo 2-1 to set up a meeting with Cameroon, who knocked out Senegal. Source: BBC Sport The post Egypt, Ghana Complete AfCON 2017 Final Four appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Special Report – Oil-Rich Communities Abandoned in Shocking Poverty Despite Huge Wealth

[Premium Times] The man wearing T-shirt on a wrapper lowers his head and frame slightly, to enable him step out of a small opening that serves as entrance door to his thatched house. He identifies himself simply as Fingesi.

[Premium Times] The man wearing T-shirt on a wrapper lowers his head and frame slightly, to enable him step out of a small opening that serves as entrance door to his thatched house. He identifies himself simply as Fingesi.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mugabe Flies in, Flies Out

[Zimbabwe Standard] President Robert Mugabe yesterday left for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the African Union summit, hours after he arrived from a long holiday in Asia.

[Zimbabwe Standard] President Robert Mugabe yesterday left for Addis Ababa, Ethiopia for the African Union summit, hours after he arrived from a long holiday in Asia.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Man Arrested After 7 Rhino Tails, Legs Found in Fridge

[News24Wire] A 55-year-old man has been arrested for the illegal hunting of specially protected wild animals after seven rhino were allegedly killed and dehorned on a farm in Limpopo in November 2016, police said on Sunday.

[News24Wire] A 55-year-old man has been arrested for the illegal hunting of specially protected wild animals after seven rhino were allegedly killed and dehorned on a farm in Limpopo in November 2016, police said on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Scores Feared Killed As Boko Haram Ambushes Motorists in Borno

[Vanguard] Maiduguri -Suspected members of Boko Haram, yesterday, ambushed motorists along Maiduguri- Damboa- Biu road, leading to unspecified number of people dead and injured, according to eye witnesses.

[Vanguard] Maiduguri -Suspected members of Boko Haram, yesterday, ambushed motorists along Maiduguri- Damboa- Biu road, leading to unspecified number of people dead and injured, according to eye witnesses.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria