War Veterans Elect New Executive

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) has elected a new national executive committee that will lead the organisation to elections in December.

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) has elected a new national executive committee that will lead the organisation to elections in December.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Lib Life – Swag District Encourages Liberian Youth

[Observer] Today, September 21, the world promotes and celebrates the International Day of Peace on a day set aside a year ago at the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants around this time last year (September 19).

[Observer] Today, September 21, the world promotes and celebrates the International Day of Peace on a day set aside a year ago at the UN Summit for Refugees and Migrants around this time last year (September 19).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

National Archives, a Vibrant Research Hub in the Making

[Observer] The Center for National Documents/Records Agency (CNDRA), like every ministry, agency and other organs of government, was never spared the brutal destruction visited on the country during the civil war.

[Observer] The Center for National Documents/Records Agency (CNDRA), like every ministry, agency and other organs of government, was never spared the brutal destruction visited on the country during the civil war.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Shady Police Roadblocks Reflect Failing Governance

[ISS] In Harare, it is sometimes said, nothing is what it appears to be. This is certainly the case with the city’s omnipresent police roadblocks, which give the impression of efficient police maintaining order on the roads.

[ISS] In Harare, it is sometimes said, nothing is what it appears to be. This is certainly the case with the city's omnipresent police roadblocks, which give the impression of efficient police maintaining order on the roads.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Rising Violence Uproots Record 1.1 Million

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -A surge in militia fighting in several hotspots since May has driven the number of people seeking refuge in neighbouring nations

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -A surge in militia fighting in several hotspots since May has driven the number of people seeking refuge in neighbouring nations

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Red Cross Visits Darfur and South Kordofan to Assess Humanitarian Needs

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) completed a preliminary assessment of the humanitarian needs in Central Darfur and South Kordofan, the ICRC announced in a statement today. The Sudanese Red Crescent Society …

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) completed a preliminary assessment of the humanitarian needs in Central Darfur and South Kordofan, the ICRC announced in a statement today. The Sudanese Red Crescent Society (SRCS) headquarters and branch representatives participated in the assessment mission.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Mobile Money Sent to Hundreds of Families Hit By Sierra Leone Mudslide

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Aid agencies hope that these cash transfers mean families will not be forced to take their children out of school or sell their assets in order to ensure they have enough food to eat

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Aid agencies hope that these cash transfers mean families will not be forced to take their children out of school or sell their assets in order to ensure they have enough food to eat

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Brics Needs a New Approach If It’s Going to Foster a More Equitable Global Order

[The Conversation Africa] The formation of the BRICS – the bloc made of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa – was supposed to be the harbinger for a new approach to global economic governance. The leading emerging markets and developing count…

[The Conversation Africa] The formation of the BRICS - the bloc made of Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa - was supposed to be the harbinger for a new approach to global economic governance. The leading emerging markets and developing countries were becoming major players in the global economy. And they expected to play a commensurate governance role.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa