Neglected Northern Uganda Mustn’t Be Ignored Any Longer

[IRIN] London -Uganda received its one millionth refugee from South Sudan on 17 August. This influx of people, many of whom have fled terrible violence to seek sanctuary in northern Uganda, has put a significant financial strain on the country and in p…

[IRIN] London -Uganda received its one millionth refugee from South Sudan on 17 August. This influx of people, many of whom have fled terrible violence to seek sanctuary in northern Uganda, has put a significant financial strain on the country and in particular its northern region.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mutharika Hails Mugabe After Talks in New York

[Nyasa Times] Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika held talk with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Thursday at Lotte New York Palace in New York, United States and hailed the Zimbabwean leader’s rich history thta makes him the only remaining hero of…

[Nyasa Times] Malawi's President Peter Mutharika held talk with Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Thursday at Lotte New York Palace in New York, United States and hailed the Zimbabwean leader's rich history thta makes him the only remaining hero of African nationalism.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Minister Lindiwe Sisulu – Human Settlements Development Summit

[Govt of SA] Speech by LN Sisulu, Minister of Human Settlements on the occasion of the 2017 Human Settlements Development Summit, Birchwood Conference Centre, Boksburg

[Govt of SA] Speech by LN Sisulu, Minister of Human Settlements on the occasion of the 2017 Human Settlements Development Summit, Birchwood Conference Centre, Boksburg

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Can Continent End HIV Infections By 2030?

[Nyasa Times] World leaders including six African presidents Thursday demonstrated how the Fast Track approach to ending AIDS is working and positively positive impacting on health systems in most countries.

[Nyasa Times] World leaders including six African presidents Thursday demonstrated how the Fast Track approach to ending AIDS is working and positively positive impacting on health systems in most countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Analysis – What Next for Makhosi Khoza?

[Daily Maverick] With the words, “the new, alien and corrupt ANC, dear friends, is incapable of self-correcting”, Makhosi Khoza divorced her political party of 36 years due to some irreconcilable differences in a lone-wolf press conference. Twenty four…

[Daily Maverick] With the words, "the new, alien and corrupt ANC, dear friends, is incapable of self-correcting", Makhosi Khoza divorced her political party of 36 years due to some irreconcilable differences in a lone-wolf press conference. Twenty four hours after having resigned from the ANC and from her job as member of parliament so publicly, what are her political options? By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

All DA Governments to Review KPMG Contracts

[DA] The DA currently governs, either directly or in coalition, in more than 30 municipalities across the country and have now taken the decision to review all KPMG contracts to ensure that none of the work has been compromised by unethical practices.

[DA] The DA currently governs, either directly or in coalition, in more than 30 municipalities across the country and have now taken the decision to review all KPMG contracts to ensure that none of the work has been compromised by unethical practices.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘I’m Still Surviving, Still Fighting’ – Murdered Baby’s Mother

[News24Wire] A mother, who lost her baby girl before she even made it to her first birthday, says she is ready to hear why her little girl was taken from her so violently.

[News24Wire] A mother, who lost her baby girl before she even made it to her first birthday, says she is ready to hear why her little girl was taken from her so violently.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rural Councils Urged to Fix Roads

[The Herald] Government has urged rural local authorities to prioritise repair of roads which are in poor state to facilitate ease movement of grain from farmers to the Grain Marketing Depots across the country.

[The Herald] Government has urged rural local authorities to prioritise repair of roads which are in poor state to facilitate ease movement of grain from farmers to the Grain Marketing Depots across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe