What Next for the Political Process?

[ICG] The Catholic bishops of DR Congo have ended their mediation efforts between President Kabila and a deeply divided opposition. Amid a backdrop of worsening insecurity in the Kasai provinces, Kabila’s agreement to appoint a new prime minister could…

[ICG] The Catholic bishops of DR Congo have ended their mediation efforts between President Kabila and a deeply divided opposition. Amid a backdrop of worsening insecurity in the Kasai provinces, Kabila's agreement to appoint a new prime minister could merely mark the beginning of more protracted in-fighting.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Environmental Affairs to Study Court Decision On Rhino Horn

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa says the department will study the Constitutional Court order that dismissed the leave to appeal the application to keep a ban on the domestic trade in rhino horn.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Environmental Affairs Minister Edna Molewa says the department will study the Constitutional Court order that dismissed the leave to appeal the application to keep a ban on the domestic trade in rhino horn.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC MPs Will Toe Party Line in No Confidence Motion – Chief Whip

[News24Wire] The African National Congress in Parliament will follow the party line and vote against the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma, the ANC chief whip has said.

[News24Wire] The African National Congress in Parliament will follow the party line and vote against the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma, the ANC chief whip has said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Japan Donates $3.5m to WFP for Emergency Needs in Northeast Nigeria

[This Day] The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a $3.5 million contribution from the Government of Japan to provide desperately needed food assistance to tens of thousands of internally displaced people in Northeast Nigeria.

[This Day] The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has welcomed a $3.5 million contribution from the Government of Japan to provide desperately needed food assistance to tens of thousands of internally displaced people in Northeast Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kaduna Adopts Measures Against Outbreak of Meningitis

[This Day] Kaduna -The Kaduna State government has directed Disease Surveillance and Notification Officers (DSNOs) in the 23 local government areas in the state to be on the alert for effective surveillance of any case of cerebrospinal meningitis.

[This Day] Kaduna -The Kaduna State government has directed Disease Surveillance and Notification Officers (DSNOs) in the 23 local government areas in the state to be on the alert for effective surveillance of any case of cerebrospinal meningitis.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Transparency Initiative Seychelles Aims to Combat Corruption, Bribery

[Seychelles News Agency] A new non-governmental organisation, Transparency Initiative Seychelles, a part of the global entity Transparency International (TI), was officially launched earlier this week.

[Seychelles News Agency] A new non-governmental organisation, Transparency Initiative Seychelles, a part of the global entity Transparency International (TI), was officially launched earlier this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Sevens – Lionesses Into Series Qualifiers Quarters

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya Lionesses reached the Main Cup quarterfinal at the HSBC Women’s Sevens World Series qualifiers following their 17-7 win over Argentina in Pool B at the So Kon Po Recreation ground in Hong Kong on Thursday.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya Lionesses reached the Main Cup quarterfinal at the HSBC Women's Sevens World Series qualifiers following their 17-7 win over Argentina in Pool B at the So Kon Po Recreation ground in Hong Kong on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Rules Out Lifting Maize Export Ban

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has said the government is under pressure to export maize but has put his foot down, saying his administration would neither lift the maize export ban.

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has said the government is under pressure to export maize but has put his foot down, saying his administration would neither lift the maize export ban.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi