Opposition Parties Call for Zuma’s Dismissal Ahead of National Address

[News24Wire] Pressure is piling on President Jacob Zuma as opposition parties approach Parliament, with the Democratic Alliance seeking to postpone the State of the Nation Address and the Economic Freedom Fighters calling for a motion of no confidence …

[News24Wire] Pressure is piling on President Jacob Zuma as opposition parties approach Parliament, with the Democratic Alliance seeking to postpone the State of the Nation Address and the Economic Freedom Fighters calling for a motion of no confidence in his leadership to be debated on the day that he is meant to deliver his speech.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Desperate Appeal for Funds for Boko Haram Victims

[CAJ News] Abuja -HUMANITARIAN agencies have appealed for US$157 million (R1,877 billion) to help over 250 000 people affected by the Boko Haram terror in Nigeria and neighbouring countries.

[CAJ News] Abuja -HUMANITARIAN agencies have appealed for US$157 million (R1,877 billion) to help over 250 000 people affected by the Boko Haram terror in Nigeria and neighbouring countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Two ‘Presidents’ Set Kenya On Brink of Bloodshed

[CAJ News] Nairobi -THE swearing-in of opposition leader, Raila Odinga, as president has left Kenya on the verge of fresh ethnic turmoil reminiscent of the deaths of over 1 000 people a decade ago.

[CAJ News] Nairobi -THE swearing-in of opposition leader, Raila Odinga, as president has left Kenya on the verge of fresh ethnic turmoil reminiscent of the deaths of over 1 000 people a decade ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Poor Administration, Nepotism Robbing Kole of Service Delivery

[Monitor] Kole District was created by an Act of Parliament and became operational on July 1, 2010 to, among other things, bring services nearer to the people. It was carved out of Apac District and is made up of Bala, Ayer, Alito, Aboke, Akalo and Okw…

[Monitor] Kole District was created by an Act of Parliament and became operational on July 1, 2010 to, among other things, bring services nearer to the people. It was carved out of Apac District and is made up of Bala, Ayer, Alito, Aboke, Akalo and Okwerodot sub-counties, and Kole Town Council.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nigerians Returnees From Libya Recount Experience

[Premium Times] Faith Oboh, 22, is the third in a family of 12 persons; the first daughter in a polygamous family who lost her mother before he finished with her secondary school’s education.

[Premium Times] Faith Oboh, 22, is the third in a family of 12 persons; the first daughter in a polygamous family who lost her mother before he finished with her secondary school's education.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Leaders Split Over Hospital Project

[Monitor] The construction of a modern hospital in Oyam District hangs in balance, following a row among the local leaders over, where the facility should be located.

[Monitor] The construction of a modern hospital in Oyam District hangs in balance, following a row among the local leaders over, where the facility should be located.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenya Says Poor Communication, Low Morale Derail Battle Against Shabaab

[Shabelle] On January 19, then Coast regional coordinator Nelson Marwa said the operation must succeed. The presence of Al-Shabaab sympathisers and the increased number of Al-Shabaab returnees in the counties are also key hindrances to the war.

[Shabelle] On January 19, then Coast regional coordinator Nelson Marwa said the operation must succeed. The presence of Al-Shabaab sympathisers and the increased number of Al-Shabaab returnees in the counties are also key hindrances to the war.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Fire Engulfs Petrol Station in Garowe City, Five Dead

[Shabelle] At least five people are dead and ten others were wounded in a deadly fire engulfed a petrol station in Garowe, the administrative capital of Puntland on Tuesday evening.

[Shabelle] At least five people are dead and ten others were wounded in a deadly fire engulfed a petrol station in Garowe, the administrative capital of Puntland on Tuesday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia