Humanitarian Operations for Refugees Strapped for Cash

[VOA] The U.N. refugee agency warns that funds for humanitarian assistance for hundreds of thousands of Burundian refugees have dried up, leaving only enough cash for the most essential needs.

[VOA] The U.N. refugee agency warns that funds for humanitarian assistance for hundreds of thousands of Burundian refugees have dried up, leaving only enough cash for the most essential needs.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Zambia Set Up Base in Accra

The Zambia National Team on Sunday left for Accra Ghana where they will set up base before Saturday’s Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Nigeria. Coach Wedson Nyirenda travelled in the first batch that had six players and some … Continued

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The Zambia National Team on Sunday left for Accra Ghana where they will set up base before Saturday’s Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifier against Nigeria. Coach Wedson Nyirenda travelled in the first batch that had six players and some technical staff at 06:30 hours with the second batch on the 13:00 hours South African Airways flight. The team will leave for Uyo Nigeria on Thursday for the Group B encounter. Foreign based players are expected to join camp in Ghana after featuring for their clubs. Nigeria leads Group B on 10 points while Zambia is second on seven points with Cameroun on three points while Algeria is stuck at the bottom with one point. (Source: FAZ Media) The post Zambia Set Up Base in Accra appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

What’s Driving Clashes Between Ethiopia’s Somali, Oromia Regions?

[VOA] Somaliland, a semi-autonomous region in the Horn of Africa, has displaced thousands of ethnic Oromos, according to Negeri Lencho, Ethiopia’s information minister.

[VOA] Somaliland, a semi-autonomous region in the Horn of Africa, has displaced thousands of ethnic Oromos, according to Negeri Lencho, Ethiopia's information minister.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Democracy, Law Comes Under Attack

[East African] The recent nullification of the Kenyan presidential election has put the country’s democracy to the test, seven years since the promulgation of the 2010 Constitution.

[East African] The recent nullification of the Kenyan presidential election has put the country's democracy to the test, seven years since the promulgation of the 2010 Constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S. Congress Puts Rwanda on the Spot

[East African] The US says Rwanda needs to do more to expand space for political dialogue and competition, and to take steps toward a democratic transition of power.

[East African] The US says Rwanda needs to do more to expand space for political dialogue and competition, and to take steps toward a democratic transition of power.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Buhari Celebrates With Troops, Charges Them Not to Falter

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the Nigerian military and other security forces not to falter in their loyalty and commitment to fighting for the continued existence of the country.

[Daily Trust] Maiduguri -President Muhammadu Buhari has charged the Nigerian military and other security forces not to falter in their loyalty and commitment to fighting for the continued existence of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria