UN Report Falls Short On Humanitarian Crisis Around Lake Chad

[IPS] Stockholm, Sweden -It is encouraging to see that the United Nations Security Council is beginning to acknowledge the transboundary dimensions of fragility and conflict, as demonstrated by its newly launched Report of the Secretary-General on the …

[IPS] Stockholm, Sweden -It is encouraging to see that the United Nations Security Council is beginning to acknowledge the transboundary dimensions of fragility and conflict, as demonstrated by its newly launched Report of the Secretary-General on the situation in the Lake Chad Basin region. The report, which was presented in the Security Council on 13 September 2017, emphasizes the need for regional responses and enhanced cooperation of different UN and humanitarian agencies as an important step to addressing the unfolding humani

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Ugandan Police Shut Down Protests Over Presidential Age Limit Bill

[Deutsche Welle] Police in Uganda fired teargas at demonstrators protesting against a proposed law that could remove presidential age limits. The change is seen as an attempt by longtime President Yoweri Museveni to extend his rule.

[Deutsche Welle] Police in Uganda fired teargas at demonstrators protesting against a proposed law that could remove presidential age limits. The change is seen as an attempt by longtime President Yoweri Museveni to extend his rule.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenya Court Blames Electoral Commission Over Annulled Election

[Deutsche Welle] Kenya’s Supreme Court has delivered scathing criticism of the election board’s conduct during last month’s botched presidential vote. The opposition claims the poll was manipulated to help President Kenyatta win.

[Deutsche Welle] Kenya's Supreme Court has delivered scathing criticism of the election board's conduct during last month's botched presidential vote. The opposition claims the poll was manipulated to help President Kenyatta win.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rhino Poachers Get Prison Time

[SAnews.gov.za] Joint efforts of the South African Police Service (SAPS) and game rangers have resulted in 18 suspects being arrested in Skhukuza, Hluhluwe, Barberton, KwaMsane, Nongoma and Gluckstadt.

[SAnews.gov.za] Joint efforts of the South African Police Service (SAPS) and game rangers have resulted in 18 suspects being arrested in Skhukuza, Hluhluwe, Barberton, KwaMsane, Nongoma and Gluckstadt.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Developments At Kpmg Erode Good Governance – Minister

[SAnews.gov.za] Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says developments involving KPMG has undermined the reputation of good governance and audit independence in one of the key sectors and institutions in the South African economy.

[SAnews.gov.za] Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba says developments involving KPMG has undermined the reputation of good governance and audit independence in one of the key sectors and institutions in the South African economy.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

We’ve Been Thrown in the Oil Shadows – Nwoya, Packwach, Nebbi District Leaders Speak Out

[Oil in Uganda] Got Apwoyo sub county is headquartered somewhere inside a tiny structure in Nwoya district, tucked behind the Gulu – Pakwach highway. Turning off at a trading centre is a small road that leads to the quiet two-roomed establishment.

[Oil in Uganda] Got Apwoyo sub county is headquartered somewhere inside a tiny structure in Nwoya district, tucked behind the Gulu - Pakwach highway. Turning off at a trading centre is a small road that leads to the quiet two-roomed establishment.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tshwane Metro Officer Nabbed for Corruption

[SAnews.gov.za] In an ongoing crackdown on criminality within the traffic law enforcement fraternity, police this week arrested a 45-year-old Tshwane Metro Police officer on corruption charges.

[SAnews.gov.za] In an ongoing crackdown on criminality within the traffic law enforcement fraternity, police this week arrested a 45-year-old Tshwane Metro Police officer on corruption charges.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa