Thousands of Children and Families in Desperate Need of Humanitarian Assistance As Violence Escalates

[Unicef] Bangui/Dakar/New York -Two planes carrying vital supplies for thousands of families displaced by violence in the Central African Republic were finally able to land earlier today in Bangassou, UNICEF said, after weeks of intensified conflict ha…

[Unicef] Bangui/Dakar/New York -Two planes carrying vital supplies for thousands of families displaced by violence in the Central African Republic were finally able to land earlier today in Bangassou, UNICEF said, after weeks of intensified conflict had blocked the delivery of humanitarian assistance to the southeast.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

ABC Bids to Win Over Pensioners

[Lesotho Times] DONNING her All Basotho Convention (ABC) party regalia, ‘Masekonyela Lehasa (71) sits pensively in a commuter omnibus taxi headed for Ha ‘Nelese village in Maseru.

[Lesotho Times] DONNING her All Basotho Convention (ABC) party regalia, 'Masekonyela Lehasa (71) sits pensively in a commuter omnibus taxi headed for Ha 'Nelese village in Maseru.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Two Rapists Sentence By Regional Court

[SAPS] Yesterday, Greytown Regional Court convicted and sentenced Sifiso Nxumalo (29) to life imprisonment for rape and five years for theft of cellphone. His accomplice Mlamusi Dlamini (18) was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment and five years for the…

[SAPS] Yesterday, Greytown Regional Court convicted and sentenced Sifiso Nxumalo (29) to life imprisonment for rape and five years for theft of cellphone. His accomplice Mlamusi Dlamini (18) was sentenced to 20 years imprisonment and five years for theft of cellphone.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Expert Praises New Acting Police Commissioner Appointment

[News24Wire] Newly appointed interim-acting national police commissioner Lieutenant-General Lesetja Mothiba is not a surprising selection, an Institute for Security Studies expert has said.

[News24Wire] Newly appointed interim-acting national police commissioner Lieutenant-General Lesetja Mothiba is not a surprising selection, an Institute for Security Studies expert has said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sub Two-Hour Still Possible, Believes Kipchoge

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge still believes running a sub-two hour marathon is possible in future, after missing the target by a mere 25 seconds when he took on the Nike Breaking Two project in Monza, Italy in May.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge still believes running a sub-two hour marathon is possible in future, after missing the target by a mere 25 seconds when he took on the Nike Breaking Two project in Monza, Italy in May.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya