Democracy Continues to Evade the People of the Democratic Republic of Congo

[Daily Maverick] The DRC’s Joseph Kabila and other African leaders, including South Africa’s Jacob Zuma, propagate strategic partnerships to serve their own interests. It’s time to do (or redo) the Independence Cha Cha. By KATE JANSE VAN RENSBURG.

[Daily Maverick] The DRC's Joseph Kabila and other African leaders, including South Africa's Jacob Zuma, propagate strategic partnerships to serve their own interests. It's time to do (or redo) the Independence Cha Cha. By KATE JANSE VAN RENSBURG.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

‘Happy’ Zuma Declares Nuclear ‘The Winner’ During Visit to Steve Biko Academic Hospital

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma was so pleased with what he witnessed at Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria on Friday that he mentioned his happiness four times, asked for a bed, and reminded us that nuclear is “the winner”.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma was so pleased with what he witnessed at Steve Biko Academic Hospital in Pretoria on Friday that he mentioned his happiness four times, asked for a bed, and reminded us that nuclear is "the winner".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Former New Zealand Prime Minister Discusses Position of Women With Prime Minister Jugnauth

[Government of Mauritius] Encouraging and lifting the participation of women in decision making positions in Parliament as well as increasing the number of women workforce along with gender equality issues were at the fore of discussions this afternoon…

[Government of Mauritius] Encouraging and lifting the participation of women in decision making positions in Parliament as well as increasing the number of women workforce along with gender equality issues were at the fore of discussions this afternoon between the Former Prime Minister of New Zealand, Mrs Helen Clark, and the Prime Minister Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Displaced People in Congo and Central African Republic Receive WFP Food Assistance From China

[WFP] More than 280,000 people in the two countries will benefit from China’s contribution, which will allow WFP to provide rice, pulses and oil, as well as distribute specialized nutritious food to prevent malnutrition among pregnant and nursing women…

[WFP] More than 280,000 people in the two countries will benefit from China's contribution, which will allow WFP to provide rice, pulses and oil, as well as distribute specialized nutritious food to prevent malnutrition among pregnant and nursing women and children under five.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

World Peace Council – Morocco Attempt to Deny Access to Sahrawi Occupied Territories ‘Will Not Succeed’

[SPS] Sao Paolo (Brazil) -The World Peace Council strongly condemned the expulsion of several MEPs from Morocco-occupied Western Sahara as they were preparing to go to the occupied territories to inquire about the human rights situation, claiming that …

[SPS] Sao Paolo (Brazil) -The World Peace Council strongly condemned the expulsion of several MEPs from Morocco-occupied Western Sahara as they were preparing to go to the occupied territories to inquire about the human rights situation, claiming that the kingdom's attempt to prevent access to the occupied Sahrawi territories "will not succeed".

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

HM the King Sends Message to Participants in 10th ‘World Policy Conference’

[MAP] Marrakech -HM King Mohammed VI sent a message to the participants in the 10th edition of the “World Policy Conference”, which kicked off Friday in Marrakech.

[MAP] Marrakech -HM King Mohammed VI sent a message to the participants in the 10th edition of the "World Policy Conference", which kicked off Friday in Marrakech.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco