Minister Iivula-Ithana, 64, Gets Her MBA

[New Era] Windhoek -The Minister of Home Affairs and Immigration, Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana, graduated with a Master of Business Administration Management at the International University of Management (IUM) on Friday, at the age of 64.

[New Era] Windhoek -The Minister of Home Affairs and Immigration, Pendukeni Iivula-Ithana, graduated with a Master of Business Administration Management at the International University of Management (IUM) on Friday, at the age of 64.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Open Defecation Rises – Minister

[The Herald] Open defecation is on the rise exposing the public to diseases when rains come, Environment, Water and Climate Minister Oppah Muchinguri has said. In a ministerial statement last week in Parliament, Minister Muchinguri said human waste was…

[The Herald] Open defecation is on the rise exposing the public to diseases when rains come, Environment, Water and Climate Minister Oppah Muchinguri has said. In a ministerial statement last week in Parliament, Minister Muchinguri said human waste was being found at dumpsite.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Somali Security Forces Launch Sweep in Mogadishu, Dozens Arrested

[Shabelle] Dozens of people were arrested in Mogadishu in a joint operation carried out by the Somali police and Intelligence officers, targeting individuals suspected to have links with militants.

[Shabelle] Dozens of people were arrested in Mogadishu in a joint operation carried out by the Somali police and Intelligence officers, targeting individuals suspected to have links with militants.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Galmudug Cabinet Holds Meeting in Adado Amid Standoff

[Shabelle] The cabinet ministers of Somalia’s central semi-autonomous region of Galmudug have held an extraordinary meeting in Adado on Sunday, the state’s interim administrative capital.

[Shabelle] The cabinet ministers of Somalia's central semi-autonomous region of Galmudug have held an extraordinary meeting in Adado on Sunday, the state's interim administrative capital.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Disabled Disadvantaged From Fleeing

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -FOR the past few weeks, Central African Republic (CAR) cities such as Zemio have evolved from battlefields for rival rebel groups to ghost towns. Around 10 000 people fled the south-eastern town at the height of the conflict and so…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -FOR the past few weeks, Central African Republic (CAR) cities such as Zemio have evolved from battlefields for rival rebel groups to ghost towns. Around 10 000 people fled the south-eastern town at the height of the conflict and sought refuge in the bushes or surrounding areas. Another estimated 10 000 crossed the border over to the equally-troubled Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), and are staying in a makeshift camps. Almost everybody has left. The population has dropped from 21 000 to under 1 000. "Th

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Global Support Sought for Distressed Burundi Refugees

[CAJ News] Kigali -THE United Nations has appealed to the international community to support over 420 000 Burundian refugees in dire need of humanitarian assistance in neighbouring countries. The refugees are overwhelming Democratic Republic of Congo, …

[CAJ News] Kigali -THE United Nations has appealed to the international community to support over 420 000 Burundian refugees in dire need of humanitarian assistance in neighbouring countries. The refugees are overwhelming Democratic Republic of Congo, Rwanda,Tanzania and Uganda. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) urgently requires US$429 million (R5,8 billion) appeal for humanitarian aid to Burundian refugees but only 12 percent of the funding has been recived. Underfunding has hampered reception facilities and li

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Resurgent Militancy Displaces Millions in DRC

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -RENEWED inter-communal conflicts, clashes between armed groups and abuses committed by rebel sects have displaced more than 2 000 families in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The skirmishes that have uprooted 2 205 familie…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -RENEWED inter-communal conflicts, clashes between armed groups and abuses committed by rebel sects have displaced more than 2 000 families in the eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. The skirmishes that have uprooted 2 205 families in the Masisi territory in the North Kivu Province have been characterised by the burning of houses and looting of livestock and crops. Education has come to a standstill. Mercy Corps, the humanitarian agency, said some children who attended primary and secondary school but who

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Geneva – Battle Over Resolutions

[Iwacu] The UN Human Rights Council adopted a resolution of the African group, more favorable to Bujumbura than that of the European Union. The latter expresses its great disappointment.

[Iwacu] The UN Human Rights Council adopted a resolution of the African group, more favorable to Bujumbura than that of the European Union. The latter expresses its great disappointment.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Whale Freed From a Fishing Rope Around Its Tail

[News24Wire] A whale was successfully freed on Sunday afternoon after it was anchored to the sea bed with a fishing rope around its tail and a single flotation buoys, the SA Whale Disentanglement Network (SAWDN) said.

[News24Wire] A whale was successfully freed on Sunday afternoon after it was anchored to the sea bed with a fishing rope around its tail and a single flotation buoys, the SA Whale Disentanglement Network (SAWDN) said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

At Least 500 Villagers Stricken With Scabies in Sudan’s El Gedaref

[Radio Dabanga] El Gallabat -El Gedaref state Ministry of Health has come under severe criticism from medical sources for its ‘late response’ to an outbreak of scabies during August and September.

[Radio Dabanga] El Gallabat -El Gedaref state Ministry of Health has come under severe criticism from medical sources for its 'late response' to an outbreak of scabies during August and September.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan