62 Arrested As N3 Van Reenen’s Blockade Cleared

[News24Wire] Two people have been arrested as the N3 at Van Reenen’s pass was reopened after a blockade by truck drivers on Wednesday closed the national route, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Two people have been arrested as the N3 at Van Reenen's pass was reopened after a blockade by truck drivers on Wednesday closed the national route, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UNHCR Condemns Violence That Leaves Four Refugees Dead in Rhino Camp, Uganda

[UNHCR] UNHCR deeply regrets the tragic loss of life that followed a scuffle between two male refugees in Rhino Camp on 17 June. Sporadic violent attacks on refugees by fellow refugees in the subsequent days resulted in four confirmed fatalities, inclu…

[UNHCR] UNHCR deeply regrets the tragic loss of life that followed a scuffle between two male refugees in Rhino Camp on 17 June. Sporadic violent attacks on refugees by fellow refugees in the subsequent days resulted in four confirmed fatalities, including that of a minor. 19 more refugees were injured.

As Millions Face Hunger in Sahel, More Accountability Is Needed to Attract Support, Warns Red Cross President

[IFRC] About 5.8 million people across Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal are struggling to get enough food and require immediate assistance. To respond to their needs adequately, humanitarian actors need to manage well the funding…

[IFRC] About 5.8 million people across Burkina Faso, Chad, Mali, Mauritania, Niger and Senegal are struggling to get enough food and require immediate assistance. To respond to their needs adequately, humanitarian actors need to manage well the funding they receive from their partners and well-wishers, warned Francesco Rocca, the President of the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC), during a visit to Guinea, from 18 to 20 June 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania

Doubts Election Board Is Competent

[Swazi Media] King Mswati III the absolute monarch of Swaziland / Eswatini dissolved parliament on Wednesday (20 June 2018) ahead of the national election amid doubts that the Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) was competent to organise it.

[Swazi Media] King Mswati III the absolute monarch of Swaziland / Eswatini dissolved parliament on Wednesday (20 June 2018) ahead of the national election amid doubts that the Elections and Boundaries Commission (EBC) was competent to organise it.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

‘But There Is No Body’ – Lawyer of Man Charged With Wife’s Murder Argues

[News24Wire] The Pretoria Magistrate’s Court heard on Thursday that the charge sheet for Prem Emmanuel Basdeo, who stands accused of murdering his wife, is defective because her body has still not been found.

[News24Wire] The Pretoria Magistrate's Court heard on Thursday that the charge sheet for Prem Emmanuel Basdeo, who stands accused of murdering his wife, is defective because her body has still not been found.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ordinary South Africans’ Turn to Speak About Expropriation – Constitutional Review Committee

[News24Wire] It is now the turn of ordinary South Africans to speak up about expropriation without compensation. Parliament’s Constitutional Review Committee was quite clear about this when it made its final logistic arrangements for the upcoming publi…

[News24Wire] It is now the turn of ordinary South Africans to speak up about expropriation without compensation. Parliament's Constitutional Review Committee was quite clear about this when it made its final logistic arrangements for the upcoming public hearings in the country's provinces on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mahumapelo Expected to Resign As MPL to Make Way for ‘Energetic’ 70-Year-Old Job Mokgoro

[News24Wire] The ANC wants former North West premier Supra Mahumapelo to resign as a member of the legislature to make way for its newly-chosen 70-year-old premier candidate, Professor Job Mokgoro.

[News24Wire] The ANC wants former North West premier Supra Mahumapelo to resign as a member of the legislature to make way for its newly-chosen 70-year-old premier candidate, Professor Job Mokgoro.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cautious Selection of Private Sector Actors

[Ethiopian Herald] The domestic private sector has limited capacity to buy stakes in public enterprises which the government has recently decided to fully or partially privatize. Hence, experts are advising that greater care has to be given in selectin…

[Ethiopian Herald] The domestic private sector has limited capacity to buy stakes in public enterprises which the government has recently decided to fully or partially privatize. Hence, experts are advising that greater care has to be given in selecting healthy potential foreign investors and systematically protecting capital out flows.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia