Researchers Confirm Some Plants Clean Pollutants, Fix Nutrients in Wetlands

[New Times] Research has found that at least seven species of natural plants in wetlands need to be protected because they are able to clean and remove heavy metals (pollutants) from wetlands water and soil.

[New Times] Research has found that at least seven species of natural plants in wetlands need to be protected because they are able to clean and remove heavy metals (pollutants) from wetlands water and soil.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

New Govt Could Fast Track Amisom Exit

[East African] The newly elected leader of Somalia President Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo, has offered a glimmer of hope in the plan by African peacekeepers to quit the country by December 2020.

[East African] The newly elected leader of Somalia President Abdullahi Mohamed Farmaajo, has offered a glimmer of hope in the plan by African peacekeepers to quit the country by December 2020.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Salva Kiir Is Ignoring Famine – UN Chief

[Al Jazeera] UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has accused South Sudan’s government of ignoring the plight of 100,000 people suffering from famine , 7.5 million in need of humanitarian aid and thousands more fleeing fighting .

[Al Jazeera] UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres has accused South Sudan's government of ignoring the plight of 100,000 people suffering from famine , 7.5 million in need of humanitarian aid and thousands more fleeing fighting .

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

South Africa’s Ruling Party On Dealing With a Divided Continent

[ISS] At the January African Union (AU) summit in Addis Ababa, there was a palpable sense of how the re-admission of Morocco and other issues threaten to tear apart the continent. And South Africa – having opposed Morocco’s bid – emerged as one of the …

[ISS] At the January African Union (AU) summit in Addis Ababa, there was a palpable sense of how the re-admission of Morocco and other issues threaten to tear apart the continent. And South Africa - having opposed Morocco's bid - emerged as one of the big losers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

No Word On Missing UN Team

[HRW] Kinshasa -The Democratic Republic of Congo government should fully cooperate with United Nations efforts to locate a UN Group of Experts team that has been missing since March 12, 2017, in Kasai Central province, Human Rights Watch said today.

[HRW] Kinshasa -The Democratic Republic of Congo government should fully cooperate with United Nations efforts to locate a UN Group of Experts team that has been missing since March 12, 2017, in Kasai Central province, Human Rights Watch said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

‘We Do Not Hope to Be Cured As Long As We Starve’

[Iwacu] About 8,000 people had contracted tuberculosis in Burundi in 2016. More than 4,000 suffered from contagious tuberculosis, said the Minister of Health marking World Tuberculosis Day on 24 March. Hungry sufferers say that their tuberculosis canno…

[Iwacu] About 8,000 people had contracted tuberculosis in Burundi in 2016. More than 4,000 suffered from contagious tuberculosis, said the Minister of Health marking World Tuberculosis Day on 24 March. Hungry sufferers say that their tuberculosis cannot be cured as long as they have nothing to eat.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Burundi Receives U.S.$40 Million for Poorest Households

[Iwacu] The International Development Association (IDA) through the World Bank has provided additional funding of $40 million to Burundi. On 23 March, the Burundi National Assembly approved the distribution of the money transfer to the poorest househol…

[Iwacu] The International Development Association (IDA) through the World Bank has provided additional funding of $40 million to Burundi. On 23 March, the Burundi National Assembly approved the distribution of the money transfer to the poorest households in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Kidney Patients Battling for Their Lives in Sokoto

[Daily Trust] They are existing on life survival machines but hope, with fervent prayers and financial support, they would survive their life threatening disease. This is the story of two patients with malfunctioning kidneys who are undergoing dialysis…

[Daily Trust] They are existing on life survival machines but hope, with fervent prayers and financial support, they would survive their life threatening disease. This is the story of two patients with malfunctioning kidneys who are undergoing dialysis as their only option for survival because they can afford kidney transplant.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Durban Firefighters Still Battling Warehouse Blaze

[News24Wire] Firefighters have been working through the night to try to contain a fire which broke out on Friday at a Transnet warehouse in Rossburgh, Durban paramedics say.

[News24Wire] Firefighters have been working through the night to try to contain a fire which broke out on Friday at a Transnet warehouse in Rossburgh, Durban paramedics say.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC Defers Divisive Land Debate to a Special NEC

[News24Wire] The ANC will hold a special National Executive Committee meeting to discuss the divisive land issue, also expected to be used as a rallying call ahead of its December elective conference.

[News24Wire] The ANC will hold a special National Executive Committee meeting to discuss the divisive land issue, also expected to be used as a rallying call ahead of its December elective conference.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa