U.S. Eye Specialists to Help Vision-Impaired Seychellois

[Seychelles News Agency] The charity group ‘Make a Child Smile’ is bringing in eye specialists from the United States to assist residents in Seychelles whose visions are impaired, said the founder of the group.

[Seychelles News Agency] The charity group 'Make a Child Smile' is bringing in eye specialists from the United States to assist residents in Seychelles whose visions are impaired, said the founder of the group.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Congolese Authorities Question Radio Journalist Over Broadcast On New Tax

[CPJ] National intelligence services and police issued summonses to Israel Ntumba, a reporter for the Congolese broadcaster, Kasai Horizontal Radio et Television (KHRT), over an August 5, 2017 broadcast on a new motorcycle tax in Kananga, a city in the…

[CPJ] National intelligence services and police issued summonses to Israel Ntumba, a reporter for the Congolese broadcaster, Kasai Horizontal Radio et Television (KHRT), over an August 5, 2017 broadcast on a new motorcycle tax in Kananga, a city in the Democratic Republic of Congo, the station's program director, Honi Tshibola and Ntumba, told CPJ.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

U.S. Freelancer Christopher Allen Killed While Reporting in South Sudan

[CPJ] Nairobi -The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply troubled by reports that a South Sudanese army spokesman today denied that U.S. freelance reporter and photographer Christopher Allen, who was killed covering conflict there on August 26, wa…

[CPJ] Nairobi -The Committee to Protect Journalists is deeply troubled by reports that a South Sudanese army spokesman today denied that U.S. freelance reporter and photographer Christopher Allen, who was killed covering conflict there on August 26, was deserving of civilian status. CPJ called for an independent investigation into the circumstances surrounding Allen's death, and urged authorities to respect all journalists' status as civilians.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Vladimir Putin Congratulates President-Elect

[ANGOP] Luanda -The President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Pútin, on Tuesday congratulated the President Elect of the Republic of Angola, João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The President of the Russian Federation, Vladimir Pútin, on Tuesday congratulated the President Elect of the Republic of Angola, João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Cuanza Sul – Sumbe Hosts First Trade and Agricultural Fair

[ANGOP] Sumbe -The first edition of the Trade and Agricultural Fair will take place on 01-03 September in the city of Sumbe, Cuanza Sul province, with the aim of promoting young entrepreneurs to contribute to the socio-economic development of the munic…

[ANGOP] Sumbe -The first edition of the Trade and Agricultural Fair will take place on 01-03 September in the city of Sumbe, Cuanza Sul province, with the aim of promoting young entrepreneurs to contribute to the socio-economic development of the municipality.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Soccer – Progresso DA Lunda Sul Lose By Default

[ANGOP] Saurimo -Progresso da Lunda Sul lost on Tuesday at the Mangueiras stadium in Saurimo by default for the completion match of the 20th round against Progresso do Sambizanga, in the national fist division football championship (Girabola2017).

[ANGOP] Saurimo -Progresso da Lunda Sul lost on Tuesday at the Mangueiras stadium in Saurimo by default for the completion match of the 20th round against Progresso do Sambizanga, in the national fist division football championship (Girabola2017).

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

UCCLA to Meet in Macau to Analyse Economic Co-Operation

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Union of Portuguese Speaking Capital Cities (UCCLA) and the Entrepreneurs Forum of this organisation will visit on 12 to 23 October the Chinese cities of Guangzhou, Macau and Hong Kong, aimed at strengthening the economic co-operation.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Union of Portuguese Speaking Capital Cities (UCCLA) and the Entrepreneurs Forum of this organisation will visit on 12 to 23 October the Chinese cities of Guangzhou, Macau and Hong Kong, aimed at strengthening the economic co-operation.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Electoral Commission Sets Up Inquiry Into Members’ Conduct

[ANGOP] Luanda -The National Electoral Commission (CNE) will set up an inquiry, after the final publication of the last August 23 elections results, into the conduct of its national and provincial commissioners that have had a conduct that clashes with…

[ANGOP] Luanda -The National Electoral Commission (CNE) will set up an inquiry, after the final publication of the last August 23 elections results, into the conduct of its national and provincial commissioners that have had a conduct that clashes with the CNE's principles.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

President of Guinea-Bissau Congratulates João Lourenço

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Head of State of Guinea-Bissau, José Mário Vaz, congratulated on Tuesday João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço for being elected to the post of President of the Republic of Angola in country’s August 23 election.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Head of State of Guinea-Bissau, José Mário Vaz, congratulated on Tuesday João Manuel Gonçalves Lourenço for being elected to the post of President of the Republic of Angola in country's August 23 election.

source: AllAfrica News: Guinea Bissau