UN Official Visits Gambia

[Foroyaa] High power delegation of United Nations [UN] officials on Thursday 30th March, 2017 visited the country and had a meeting with President Adama Barrow and his Executive Ministers at the Gambia Airport.

[Foroyaa] High power delegation of United Nations [UN] officials on Thursday 30th March, 2017 visited the country and had a meeting with President Adama Barrow and his Executive Ministers at the Gambia Airport.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Opposition Piles Pressure On Kabila With General Strike

[Deutsche Welle] In the Democratic Republic of Congo, residents in key cities joined a general strike called by the opposition to force President Joseph Kabila to finally adopt a three-month old power sharing deal and permit elections.

[Deutsche Welle] In the Democratic Republic of Congo, residents in key cities joined a general strike called by the opposition to force President Joseph Kabila to finally adopt a three-month old power sharing deal and permit elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Desperate or Dangerous? The Jihadist Merger

[ISS] A merger of some of the most notorious groups based in Mali is the latest face of jihadism in the Sahel. Under the new banner of Jamâ’ah Nusrah al-Islâm wal-Muslimîn (Group for the support of Islam and Muslims), or JNIM, the group has claimed responsibility for several attacks carried out in Central Mali, the latest of which occurred on 29 March killing three Malian soldiers.

[ISS] A merger of some of the most notorious groups based in Mali is the latest face of jihadism in the Sahel. Under the new banner of Jamâ'ah Nusrah al-Islâm wal-Muslimîn (Group for the support of Islam and Muslims), or JNIM, the group has claimed responsibility for several attacks carried out in Central Mali, the latest of which occurred on 29 March killing three Malian soldiers.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

The Doctors’ Strike Is Over, but There’s a Lot of Unfinished Business

[The Conversation Africa] Kenyan doctors havereturned to work after a gruelling 100-day strike, but a pressing question lingers: what are the long-term implications of their action on Kenya’s creaking health service?

[The Conversation Africa] Kenyan doctors havereturned to work after a gruelling 100-day strike, but a pressing question lingers: what are the long-term implications of their action on Kenya's creaking health service?

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

South Africa Social Security Agency On Payments of Social Grants

[SA Govt] From Burgersfort in Limpopo to Matatiele in the Eastern Cape; from Vryburg in the North West to Kuruman in the far north of the Northern Cape, and Khayelitsha in the southernmost tip of Southern Africa, over 6 million transactions by social g…

[SA Govt] From Burgersfort in Limpopo to Matatiele in the Eastern Cape; from Vryburg in the North West to Kuruman in the far north of the Northern Cape, and Khayelitsha in the southernmost tip of Southern Africa, over 6 million transactions by social grant beneficiaries were confirmed by the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) early this morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Taxi Driver and His Three Accomplices to Spend Double Life Imprisonment for Murder

[SAPS] On 31 March 2017, the Durban High Court sentenced Vusumuzi Myaka (44) who was the taxi driver and his accomplices, Mabulala Fano Dlamini (43), Bhuhle Mkhize (29) and Hlalo Shangase (27) to double life terms imprisonment each for two counts of mu…

[SAPS] On 31 March 2017, the Durban High Court sentenced Vusumuzi Myaka (44) who was the taxi driver and his accomplices, Mabulala Fano Dlamini (43), Bhuhle Mkhize (29) and Hlalo Shangase (27) to double life terms imprisonment each for two counts of murder and kidnapping. They were further sentenced to five years each on two counts of kidnapping.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Six Suspects Due in Court in Connection With Drugs

[SAPS] Potchefstroom -On Tuesday, 4 April 2017, six suspects between the ages of 19 and 40 are expected to appear in the Potchefstroom Magistrates’ Court in connection with the charges of Possession of suspected illegal substances.

[SAPS] Potchefstroom -On Tuesday, 4 April 2017, six suspects between the ages of 19 and 40 are expected to appear in the Potchefstroom Magistrates' Court in connection with the charges of Possession of suspected illegal substances.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa