Time Is Running Out for Children As Famine, Drought and War Threaten Millions

[PR Newswire] New York -More than a month after famine was declared in South Sudan, time is running out for more than a million children as drought and armed conflict devastate lives in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, UNICEF said today.

[PR Newswire] New York -More than a month after famine was declared in South Sudan, time is running out for more than a million children as drought and armed conflict devastate lives in northeast Nigeria, Somalia, South Sudan and Yemen, UNICEF said today.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Unicef Statement On Killing of Aid Workers in South Sudan

[PR Newswire] New York -“All of us at UNICEF are shocked by the senseless killing of staff belonging to our partner organization, the Grassroots Empowerment and Development Organization. The humanitarian workers were travelling in a car that was clearl…

[PR Newswire] New York -"All of us at UNICEF are shocked by the senseless killing of staff belonging to our partner organization, the Grassroots Empowerment and Development Organization. The humanitarian workers were travelling in a car that was clearly marked as belonging to a non-governmental organization.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Stormwater Harvesting Could Help Nation Manage Water Shortages

[The Conversation Africa] In 2016, South Africa experienced one of the worst droughts in decades. Many towns and cities across the country were left with compromised water supply systems and limited food production. This placed pressure on an already f…

[The Conversation Africa] In 2016, South Africa experienced one of the worst droughts in decades. Many towns and cities across the country were left with compromised water supply systems and limited food production. This placed pressure on an already fragile economy.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Anti-Xenophobia March – ‘There’s No Reason They Should Hate Us’

[Daily Maverick] The late, great Ahmed Kathrada spoke loudly against xenophobic violence. In Johannesburg on Tuesday, 300-plus protesters from all over the African continent did the same. By SIMON ALLISON.

[Daily Maverick] The late, great Ahmed Kathrada spoke loudly against xenophobic violence. In Johannesburg on Tuesday, 300-plus protesters from all over the African continent did the same. By SIMON ALLISON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Young Girl Gang Raped in Galkayo, Central Somalia

[Shabelle] A gang rape of a teenage girl was reported in the central town of Galkayo on Monday, sparking an outrage among the local communities. twelve men allegedly rapped the girl who identity was not released at gunpoint in northern Galkayo city, wh…

[Shabelle] A gang rape of a teenage girl was reported in the central town of Galkayo on Monday, sparking an outrage among the local communities. twelve men allegedly rapped the girl who identity was not released at gunpoint in northern Galkayo city, which is under the control of Puntland state of Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Two Govt Soldiers Murderd in Mogadishu Shooting

[Shabelle] Two member of Somali security forces have been killed in an attack in Mogadishu’s Bakaro market on Monday afternoon by unknown gunmen, witnesses and police confirmed. Several armed men raided the soldiers outside their station in the drug se…

[Shabelle] Two member of Somali security forces have been killed in an attack in Mogadishu's Bakaro market on Monday afternoon by unknown gunmen, witnesses and police confirmed. Several armed men raided the soldiers outside their station in the drug section of Bakaro market, and killed them on the spot, according to a witness, speaking with Radio Shabelle.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Reactions of Victims to the Prospect of Reparations in the Lubanga Case

[Lubanga Trial Website] The below article is from our partner at Radio Canal Révélation, a radio station based in Bunia, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The article was produced as part of the radio station’s Interactive Radio for Justice and Peace Project, which promotes discussion on critical issues around justice in DRC.

[Lubanga Trial Website] The below article is from our partner at Radio Canal Révélation, a radio station based in Bunia, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The article was produced as part of the radio station's Interactive Radio for Justice and Peace Project, which promotes discussion on critical issues around justice in DRC.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Cholera Kills Two in Zimbabwe

[East African] Two people have died of cholera in Zimbabwe and several others have been hospitalised as the southern African country battles the aftermath of floods.

[East African] Two people have died of cholera in Zimbabwe and several others have been hospitalised as the southern African country battles the aftermath of floods.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe