Security Council Renews UN Peacekeeping Mission in South Sudan

[UN News] The United Nations Security Council on Thursday renewed the mandate of UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan for another year and demanded that all parties immediately end the fighting countrywide.

[UN News] The United Nations Security Council on Thursday renewed the mandate of UN peacekeeping mission in South Sudan for another year and demanded that all parties immediately end the fighting countrywide.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

UN Aid Chief Urges International Support to Tackle ‘Spiralling Humanitarian Needs’ in DR Congo

[UN News] As fighting in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has forced 4.5 million people to flee their homes over the past year and left more than 13 million in need of humanitarian assistance, the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator h…

[UN News] As fighting in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) has forced 4.5 million people to flee their homes over the past year and left more than 13 million in need of humanitarian assistance, the United Nations Emergency Relief Coordinator has called on the international community to urgently address the crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Family of Matlhomola Moshoeu Thankful Coligny Murder Trial Underway

[News24Wire] The family of 16-year-old Matlhomola Moshoeu, who was allegedly killed by two farmworkers in Coligny, in the North West, on Tuesday said they were happy that the trial was finally underway.

[News24Wire] The family of 16-year-old Matlhomola Moshoeu, who was allegedly killed by two farmworkers in Coligny, in the North West, on Tuesday said they were happy that the trial was finally underway.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Arcelormittal Liberia Under House Probe

[Observer] The Plenary of the House of Representatives has mandated the committees on Lands, Mines and Energy; the Judiciary, Investment, and Labor to investigate Arcelor Mittal Liberia Limited over allegations of disrespect to members of the 54th Legi…

[Observer] The Plenary of the House of Representatives has mandated the committees on Lands, Mines and Energy; the Judiciary, Investment, and Labor to investigate Arcelor Mittal Liberia Limited over allegations of disrespect to members of the 54th Legislature, allegedly bad social and environmental agreement and bad labor practices at the company's operation area.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Shrinking Freedom Spaces in Tanzania

[Citizen] In a recent book examining the state of democracy in East Africa in 2015 it was established that the year was one of sustained democratic recession across the region. The reason for this dreadful state of affairs was found to hinge around the…

[Citizen] In a recent book examining the state of democracy in East Africa in 2015 it was established that the year was one of sustained democratic recession across the region. The reason for this dreadful state of affairs was found to hinge around the failure of democratic consolidation.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

State Calls for Convicted Racist to Be Jailed

[News24Wire] Former real estate agent Vicki Momberg should be sentenced to direct imprisonment, without the option of a fine, the State has argued in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court.

[News24Wire] Former real estate agent Vicki Momberg should be sentenced to direct imprisonment, without the option of a fine, the State has argued in the Randburg Magistrate's Court.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

House Extols UNMIL Ahead of March 31 Departure

[Observer] Ahead of the final departure of the United Nations Mission in Liberia on March 31, after 15 years in the country, the House of Representatives of the 54th Legislature, through a joint resolution has acknowledged UNMIL for its enormous contri…

[Observer] Ahead of the final departure of the United Nations Mission in Liberia on March 31, after 15 years in the country, the House of Representatives of the 54th Legislature, through a joint resolution has acknowledged UNMIL for its enormous contributions towards the country's peace and development.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Magufuli to Swear in Former IGP Mangu, Maj Gen Mumwi As Ambassadors

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli is today (Wednesday, March 21) expected to swear in Mr Ernest Mangu and retired Major General Simon Mumwi as ambassadors, the State House has said.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli is today (Wednesday, March 21) expected to swear in Mr Ernest Mangu and retired Major General Simon Mumwi as ambassadors, the State House has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania