Armed Attack Reported From Macomia

[AIM] Maputo -Armed attacks in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, by gangs believed to be Islamic fundamentalists, have now spread to the district of Macomia, according to a report in Wednesday’s issue of the independent newssheet “Media…

[AIM] Maputo -Armed attacks in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, by gangs believed to be Islamic fundamentalists, have now spread to the district of Macomia, according to a report in Wednesday's issue of the independent newssheet "Mediafax".

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Assembly Passes Constitutional Amendments

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, on Wednesday unanimously passed the first reading of a set of constitutional amendments on decentralisation, which will allow the indirect election of mayors, provincial governors a…

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, on Wednesday unanimously passed the first reading of a set of constitutional amendments on decentralisation, which will allow the indirect election of mayors, provincial governors and district administrators.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Calls for Unity in Otherwise Acrimonious Presidency Budget Debate

[News24Wire] Some participants in Wednesday’s debate on the presidency’s budget rose above the acrimonious partisanship characteristic of the fifth Parliament to make calls for unity that will be beneficial for the whole country.

[News24Wire] Some participants in Wednesday's debate on the presidency's budget rose above the acrimonious partisanship characteristic of the fifth Parliament to make calls for unity that will be beneficial for the whole country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Unclear Whether Premier Mahumapelo Has Formally Tendered His Resignation

[News24Wire] By Wednesday evening Speaker of the North West legislature Susan Dantjie had not responded to queries over whether Supra Mahumapelo had submitted his resignation.

[News24Wire] By Wednesday evening Speaker of the North West legislature Susan Dantjie had not responded to queries over whether Supra Mahumapelo had submitted his resignation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Blow for Simbas as Captain Kopondo Out of Kampala Trip

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The national 15s team has been dealt with a major blow after illness ruled out experienced captain Wilson Kopondo out of the opening season assignment away in Kampaka against Uganda in the first leg of the Elgon Cup on Saturday.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The national 15s team has been dealt with a major blow after illness ruled out experienced captain Wilson Kopondo out of the opening season assignment away in Kampaka against Uganda in the first leg of the Elgon Cup on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Radio Personality Gareth Cliff Sides With Israel After Gaza Shootings

[News24Wire] Radio personality Gareth Cliff has courted controversy again, this time by declaring that Israel is entitled to protect itself from Palestinians “clearly hellbent on violence”.

[News24Wire] Radio personality Gareth Cliff has courted controversy again, this time by declaring that Israel is entitled to protect itself from Palestinians "clearly hellbent on violence".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gauteng MEC for Transport Shuts Down Tsakane Taxi Rank

[News24Wire] Gauteng MEC for roads and transport Ismail Vadi has shut down Tsakane taxi rank in Ekurhuleni with immediate effect following a shooting that left four people dead on Wednesday morning.

[News24Wire] Gauteng MEC for roads and transport Ismail Vadi has shut down Tsakane taxi rank in Ekurhuleni with immediate effect following a shooting that left four people dead on Wednesday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Buhari Must Wake Up’ Bishops Say After Church Attack

[Deutsche Welle] Nationwide protests were held this week in Nigeria to mark the funeral of two priests and 17 church members in Benue State. The government must do more to protect the people, Nigeria’s Catholic bishops say.

[Deutsche Welle] Nationwide protests were held this week in Nigeria to mark the funeral of two priests and 17 church members in Benue State. The government must do more to protect the people, Nigeria's Catholic bishops say.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria