Migrants Fork More for Deadly Voyage to Europe

[CAJ News] Lagos -MORE Nigerians and Sudanese are paying more for the illegal and deadly journey to Europe by ship through Libya. The International Office of Migration (IOM) reported in 2016, 60 percent of Nigerian and 41 percent of Sudanese respondent…

[CAJ News] Lagos -MORE Nigerians and Sudanese are paying more for the illegal and deadly journey to Europe by ship through Libya. The International Office of Migration (IOM) reported in 2016, 60 percent of Nigerian and 41 percent of Sudanese respondents reported paying between US$1 000 (R13 000) and $5 000 for their journey to Libya. This has increased to 71 percent of Nigerian respondents and 64 percent of Sudanese respondents in the first few months of 2017, according to data IOM collected through Flow Monitoring surveys

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Angola Opens Borders for Fleeing Congolese

[CAJ News] UNITED Nations refugee agencies have appealed to Angola to keep its borders open to accommodate thousands fleeing the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo. More than 11 000 people have entered the Southern African country from DRC in…

[CAJ News] UNITED Nations refugee agencies have appealed to Angola to keep its borders open to accommodate thousands fleeing the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo. More than 11 000 people have entered the Southern African country from DRC in recent weeks following the brutal conflict in the previously peaceful Kasai region where 1 million civilians have been displaced since the strife began in mid-2016. In Angola, the displaced have been in makeshift reception centres in Dundo where there are some 4 000 ch

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Zuma Woes Worsen After Chaotic SA May Day

[CAJ News] THE divisions haunting the ruling South African tripartite alliance, and the waning fortunes of President Jacob Zuma, have deepened with the cancellation of the main May Day event organised by the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) in Bloe…

[CAJ News] THE divisions haunting the ruling South African tripartite alliance, and the waning fortunes of President Jacob Zuma, have deepened with the cancellation of the main May Day event organised by the Congress of SA Trade Unions (Cosatu) in Bloemfontein on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fani-Kayode Threatens to Sue Amaechi, Seeks N5 Billion As Damages

[Vanguard] The former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has threatened to sue the Minister of Transportion, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, his comments on ChannelTV on two billion naira allegedly transferred by the former governor of Rivers state, Dr….

[Vanguard] The former Minister of Aviation, Chief Femi Fani-Kayode, has threatened to sue the Minister of Transportion, Mr. Rotimi Amaechi, his comments on ChannelTV on two billion naira allegedly transferred by the former governor of Rivers state, Dr. Peter Odili to the Ministry of Aviation to fix Port-Harcourt runway.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Forest Tribes Say Sofhony Firm Exploiting Them

[Nation] The arrival of timber firm Sofhony with many promises to forest communities of Djoameodjoh and Biba II in eastern Cameroon a few years ago, brought hope to Ndovan Pial Felix and his family.

[Nation] The arrival of timber firm Sofhony with many promises to forest communities of Djoameodjoh and Biba II in eastern Cameroon a few years ago, brought hope to Ndovan Pial Felix and his family.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Gun, Machete Robbers Now Face Murder Charges

[New Zimbabwe] THE three notorious armed robbers who were last Friday arrested after terrorising residents between March and April this year in spates of robberies around the city now face new charges of murder.

[New Zimbabwe] THE three notorious armed robbers who were last Friday arrested after terrorising residents between March and April this year in spates of robberies around the city now face new charges of murder.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Somalia Celebrates Workers’ Day With Workers’ Demanding Better Pay And Decent Jobs

[Shabelle] Workers in Somalia today join the rest of the world in celebrating Workers’ Day amid growing concern over their welfare as the economy continues on its downward spiral and workers are getting poverty salaries.

[Shabelle] Workers in Somalia today join the rest of the world in celebrating Workers' Day amid growing concern over their welfare as the economy continues on its downward spiral and workers are getting poverty salaries.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Upcoming Musician On Aids Campaign

[The Herald] Tawanda Marwizi -Upcoming musician Jah Victory real name Collette Hodera has roped in Baba Harare for an HIV and Aids song to be released next week. Titled “Wakandibaya”, the song was recorded at Maselo studios.

[The Herald] Tawanda Marwizi -Upcoming musician Jah Victory real name Collette Hodera has roped in Baba Harare for an HIV and Aids song to be released next week. Titled "Wakandibaya", the song was recorded at Maselo studios.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe