Dire Humanitarian Crisis Grips Kasai Region

[VOA] Fourteen-month-old Georgette is one of the smallest victims of a massive, complicated crisis that has for two years enveloped a region the size of Germany in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

[VOA] Fourteen-month-old Georgette is one of the smallest victims of a massive, complicated crisis that has for two years enveloped a region the size of Germany in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

‘Chinese Looters Will Not Strain Relations With China’

[New Zimbabwe] Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa says shock revelations linking Chinese nationals among those heavily involved in illicit financial dealings in the country will not lead to any strained relations between Harare and Beijing.

[New Zimbabwe] Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa says shock revelations linking Chinese nationals among those heavily involved in illicit financial dealings in the country will not lead to any strained relations between Harare and Beijing.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nonprofit Calls for Restriction on Imported Seeds

[VOA] A local organization that distributes seeds in South Sudan’s Gbudue state wants the government to restrict international groups from importing seed into the country.

[VOA] A local organization that distributes seeds in South Sudan's Gbudue state wants the government to restrict international groups from importing seed into the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Don’t Engage in ‘Anti-Development’ Demos, Govt Warns

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika’s special adviser on civil society and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) Mavuto Bamusi has warned Malawians not to engage in mass demonstrations organized by some civil society organisations and rights defend…

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika's special adviser on civil society and non-governmental organisations (NGOs) Mavuto Bamusi has warned Malawians not to engage in mass demonstrations organized by some civil society organisations and rights defenders, saying they are politically motivated to trigger insurrection.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Pigeon Peas Ban Hits Local Govt

[Citizen] A sharp fall in revenue collection has hit district councils and village governments in regions leading in the production of pigeon peas after India restricted importation of the pulse in August last year, The Citizen can report.

[Citizen] A sharp fall in revenue collection has hit district councils and village governments in regions leading in the production of pigeon peas after India restricted importation of the pulse in August last year, The Citizen can report.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Oil Communities Allege Discrimination, Non-Payment of Landowners By Shell

[Guardian] Representatives of oil producing communities in Delta State yesterday protested at the National Assembly against Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC)’s discriminatory and non-payment of rentals to land owners.

[Guardian] Representatives of oil producing communities in Delta State yesterday protested at the National Assembly against Shell Petroleum Development Company (SPDC)'s discriminatory and non-payment of rentals to land owners.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

PDP Getting Set to Win 2019, Says Makarfi

[Guardian] Former Kaduna State governor, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, headed the National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that organised the election of its new leadership last December 9. In this interview with Saxone Akhaine, he s…

[Guardian] Former Kaduna State governor, Senator Ahmed Makarfi, headed the National Caretaker Committee of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) that organised the election of its new leadership last December 9. In this interview with Saxone Akhaine, he spoke on how the PDP is being repositioned to win the 2019 presidential election. Excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria