‘Vicious Cycle’ As Conflict Uproots Millions in Africa

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Democratic Republic of Congo was the worst-hit country in Africa, with almost 2.2 million people forced from home last year

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Democratic Republic of Congo was the worst-hit country in Africa, with almost 2.2 million people forced from home last year

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Mobile Money Start-Up MFs Wants to Have 400 Million Mobile Wallets By 2020 – It’s Already Nearly Halfway There

[Balancing Act] London -Mobile money in Africa started as a workaround with people exchanging airtime as a way of sending money. Out of this small seed of an idea has come a whole ecosystem that is both bigger than the traditional banking system but al…

[Balancing Act] London -Mobile money in Africa started as a workaround with people exchanging airtime as a way of sending money. Out of this small seed of an idea has come a whole ecosystem that is both bigger than the traditional banking system but also increasingly integrated into it, both nationally and globally. Russell Southwood talks to Dare Okoudjou, CEO and founder of MFS.

source: AllAfrica News: Benin

Angola ,Namibia, to Construct Cassinga Monuments

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia and Angola have finally sealed the deal to construct shrines at the two then Swapo refugee camps in Angola where thousands of Namibians were attacked and killed by apartheid South African troops in 1978.

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia and Angola have finally sealed the deal to construct shrines at the two then Swapo refugee camps in Angola where thousands of Namibians were attacked and killed by apartheid South African troops in 1978.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

My Trial and the Law to Allow Money Laundering

[Maka] I am due back in court on May 21 for exposing corruption. The corrupt former attorney general of the Republic, General João Maria de Sousa, is the plaintiff. He has failed to appear in court for the past two months.

[Maka] I am due back in court on May 21 for exposing corruption. The corrupt former attorney general of the Republic, General João Maria de Sousa, is the plaintiff. He has failed to appear in court for the past two months.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Govt Sets Up Public-Private Partnership Directorate

[Reporter] Faced with an increasingly difficult external debt levels and hence difficulty to access foreign finance, Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation established a Public Private Partnership (PPP) Unit for the implementation of the recently…

[Reporter] Faced with an increasingly difficult external debt levels and hence difficulty to access foreign finance, Ministry of Finance and Economic Cooperation established a Public Private Partnership (PPP) Unit for the implementation of the recently passed PPP proclamation, The Reporter learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

What Is Behind Mozambique’s Growing Number of Assassinations?

[ISS] On 27 March, Mozambican journalist and activist Ericino de Salema was leaving the National Union of Journalists in Maputo when two men threw him into an unregistered Toyota. They drove out along the Maputo Ring Road to a spot in Muntanhane and as…

[ISS] On 27 March, Mozambican journalist and activist Ericino de Salema was leaving the National Union of Journalists in Maputo when two men threw him into an unregistered Toyota. They drove out along the Maputo Ring Road to a spot in Muntanhane and assaulted him. A group of passing schoolchildren alerted adults and the attackers drove off before more damage could be done.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique