MFDP Launches APRM in Lofa

[Observer] The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning has launched the African Peer Review Mechanism in Lofa County with a call for all stakeholders to join hands in achieving the targets of the APRM.

[Observer] The Ministry of Finance and Development Planning has launched the African Peer Review Mechanism in Lofa County with a call for all stakeholders to join hands in achieving the targets of the APRM.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

We Are Not Afraid of Fighting – Migrant on Anti-Immigrant Protest in South Africa

[Vanguard] As anti-immigration protests erupt in South Africa, police have been deployed in key cities while Nigerian Consulate has released hotlines for emergency.

[Vanguard] As anti-immigration protests erupt in South Africa, police have been deployed in key cities while Nigerian Consulate has released hotlines for emergency.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Fare Thee Well, Comrade Wangui Mbatia Nyauma

[Fahamu] Organizing was at the heart of Wangui’s activism. She is associated with Bunge La Mwananchi (People’s Parliament), the Unga Revolution, Kenya Network of Grassroots Organizations among other initiatives. Her commitment to the struggles of poor …

[Fahamu] Organizing was at the heart of Wangui's activism. She is associated with Bunge La Mwananchi (People's Parliament), the Unga Revolution, Kenya Network of Grassroots Organizations among other initiatives. Her commitment to the struggles of poor people in Kenya is a rich legacy for all those who believe in a just society.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Give Peace a Chance – Put SA Nuclear Energy Plans to a Vote

[Fahamu] South Africans who agree that government policies must enjoy popular support, who believe that peace is a desirable value which society ought to collectively and actively aspire towards and who admit the possibility that nuclear technology cou…

[Fahamu] South Africans who agree that government policies must enjoy popular support, who believe that peace is a desirable value which society ought to collectively and actively aspire towards and who admit the possibility that nuclear technology could be incompatible with the genuine pursuit of peace, should object to the government proceeding with its current nuclear plans without comprehensive public consultation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Malnutrition, Strikes Worsen Zimbabwe Aids Situation

[CAJ News] SIGNS of increased malnutrition among people living with HIV and AIDS on antiretroviral treatment are emerging in Zimbabwe, worsened by a devastating strike by doctors. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) raised alarm at the situat…

[CAJ News] SIGNS of increased malnutrition among people living with HIV and AIDS on antiretroviral treatment are emerging in Zimbabwe, worsened by a devastating strike by doctors. The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) raised alarm at the situation that is worsened by the country suffering severe drought, which is the most acute Southern Africa has suffered in years. Over 4 million Zimbabweans are food-insecure. The UN agency warned of dire consequences and a reversal of breakthroughs attained against HIV/AIDS

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Rwanda Refugees Quit Conflict in DRC

[CAJ News] Kigali -MORE than 100 Rwandan refugees living in the turbulent Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have this week returned to their home country. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) jointly with the authori…

[CAJ News] Kigali -MORE than 100 Rwandan refugees living in the turbulent Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have this week returned to their home country. The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) jointly with the authorities of the DRC and Rwanda organised the voluntary repatriation of the refugees, coming at a time Rwanda has secured some stability unlike the DRC that is beset by volatility. Several hundred returnees are still waiting for their return in the weeks to come. This adds to the 6

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda