200 Ex-FDLR Combatants Repatriated Since January – Official

[New Times] Some 209ex-FDLR militia combatants, including 71 who will be discharged today, have been repatriated since January, Rwanda Demobilisation and Reintegration Commission (RDRC) has said.

[New Times] Some 209ex-FDLR militia combatants, including 71 who will be discharged today, have been repatriated since January, Rwanda Demobilisation and Reintegration Commission (RDRC) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Families Evicted From Commercial Farms

[CAJ News] Dozens of rural families have been left with no shelter or source of livelihoods following mass acquisition of land by commercial farmers. The evictions are commonplace in the central Serenje district. Some commercial farmers have acquired t…

[CAJ News] Dozens of rural families have been left with no shelter or source of livelihoods following mass acquisition of land by commercial farmers. The evictions are commonplace in the central Serenje district. Some commercial farmers have acquired thousands of hectares of land while ignoring legal provisions meant to protect the environment and ensure local communities are compensated if their land is taken.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

MPs Demand Tougher Laws on Fund Mismanagement

[New Times] A preliminary report from the recent parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) public hearings has recommended that more stringent laws are put in place to deal with repeat offenders.

[New Times] A preliminary report from the recent parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) public hearings has recommended that more stringent laws are put in place to deal with repeat offenders.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Operation Phakisa – a Disaster in the Making

[groundWork] The South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA), groundWork and the many community people reliant on the sea for their livelhoods, were excluded during the negotiations over Ocean Phakisa, but senior Exxon leadership flew to Durb…

[groundWork] The South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA), groundWork and the many community people reliant on the sea for their livelhoods, were excluded during the negotiations over Ocean Phakisa, but senior Exxon leadership flew to Durban to meet with government. Ironically, at the same time we had met with Exxon leadership in good faith but in hindsight this was probably only for show as they knew that they could ignore us as after our meeting they were meeting with a government prepared to bend over b

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt, Ogun Immortalise Fela, Convert Family House to Museum

[Guardian] Abeokuta -The Federal Government and Ogun State have initiated moves to immortalise the Afrobeat meastro, the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti by turning the family home in Abeokuta into a museum.

[Guardian] Abeokuta -The Federal Government and Ogun State have initiated moves to immortalise the Afrobeat meastro, the late Fela Anikulapo Kuti by turning the family home in Abeokuta into a museum.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Two Months After, Buhari Still Works From Home

[Guardian] Two months after he returned from his medical sojourn in London, United Kingdom (UK) for an undisclosed ailment, President Muhammadu Buhari still operates from his official residence located in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

[Guardian] Two months after he returned from his medical sojourn in London, United Kingdom (UK) for an undisclosed ailment, President Muhammadu Buhari still operates from his official residence located in the Presidential Villa, Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I Will Open Can of Worms Against Cabal – Ex-Pension Boss

[Guardian] The former Chairman of the Presidential Committee on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, threatened yesterday to open a can of worms and implicate what he called a cabal in the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.

[Guardian] The former Chairman of the Presidential Committee on Pension Reforms, Abdulrasheed Maina, threatened yesterday to open a can of worms and implicate what he called a cabal in the government of President Muhammadu Buhari.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria