Providing Much-Needed Care in Isolated Enclaves

[MSF] In northern Nigeria, years of conflict between the military and armed opposition groups known as Boko Haram have taken a heavy toll on the population. According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs more than 1.7 million people have been internally displaced by fighting in the northeastern states of Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe. Of these, 78 percent are in Borno. Here, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) head of mission Luís Eguiluz de

[MSF] In northern Nigeria, years of conflict between the military and armed opposition groups known as Boko Haram have taken a heavy toll on the population. According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs more than 1.7 million people have been internally displaced by fighting in the northeastern states of Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe. Of these, 78 percent are in Borno. Here, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) head of mission Luís Eguiluz de

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Thousands of Displaced People Cut Off From Aid in Borno State

[MSF] In northern Nigeria, years of conflict between the military and the armed opposition groups known as Boko Haram have taken a heavy toll on the population. According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, more than 1.7 million people have been internally displaced by fighting in the northeastern states of Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe. Of these, 78 percent are in Borno. Here, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) deputy program manager Dr. Silas

[MSF] In northern Nigeria, years of conflict between the military and the armed opposition groups known as Boko Haram have taken a heavy toll on the population. According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, more than 1.7 million people have been internally displaced by fighting in the northeastern states of Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe. Of these, 78 percent are in Borno. Here, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) deputy program manager Dr. Silas

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ngidi – Getting Virat Was My Favourite Moment

[News24Wire] The newest darling of South African cricket, 21-year-old Lungi Ngidi , has become just the sixth Protea since Lance Klusener in 1994 to take a fifer on Test debut.

[News24Wire] The newest darling of South African cricket, 21-year-old Lungi Ngidi , has become just the sixth Protea since Lance Klusener in 1994 to take a fifer on Test debut.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Race and Class Remain Our Biggest Challenges

[Daily Maverick] The recent senseless killing on January 6, 2018 of a farmworker, Aaron Mutavhatsindi, by a white security guard at Tarlton near Krugersdorp has once again brought to the fore the fact that our raison d’etre as a nation – building a uni…

[Daily Maverick] The recent senseless killing on January 6, 2018 of a farmworker, Aaron Mutavhatsindi, by a white security guard at Tarlton near Krugersdorp has once again brought to the fore the fact that our raison d'etre as a nation - building a united, non-racial, non-sexist, democratic, prosperous and equitable South Africa - remains but yet a "dream deferred" as highlighted in the ANC's recent January 8 statement.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Deputy Minister Buti Manamela Hosts a Public Twitter Chat for Students

[Govt of SA] Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training (DHET) Buti Manamela will today Thursday 18 January 2018, hold a Twitter Chat as part of government’s efforts for continued public engagement and educating students on higher education matters.

[Govt of SA] Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training (DHET) Buti Manamela will today Thursday 18 January 2018, hold a Twitter Chat as part of government's efforts for continued public engagement and educating students on higher education matters.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Crime Intelligence Officer Expected in Dock

[News24Wire] A crime intelligence officer is expected in the Pretoria Commercial Crimes Court on Thursday after being arrested by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

[News24Wire] A crime intelligence officer is expected in the Pretoria Commercial Crimes Court on Thursday after being arrested by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Journalists, Boxer Robbed in Double M Hijack

[Nairobi News] Two journalists and an international boxer were among passengers in a city bus who were held hostage for hours on Tuesday night by gun toting gangsters who robbed them of cash and other valuables.

[Nairobi News] Two journalists and an international boxer were among passengers in a city bus who were held hostage for hours on Tuesday night by gun toting gangsters who robbed them of cash and other valuables.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Scathing Judgment Against Ekurhuleni Municipality for 17-Year Housing Delay

[GroundUp] In a landmark judgment on 15 December, the Pretoria High Court ordered the City of Ekurhuleni to build houses for as many as 133 households by the end of 2018. The judgment sets an important precedent for residents who successfully applied f…

[GroundUp] In a landmark judgment on 15 December, the Pretoria High Court ordered the City of Ekurhuleni to build houses for as many as 133 households by the end of 2018. The judgment sets an important precedent for residents who successfully applied for housing subsidies as far back as 2000, but are yet to be allocated their houses.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Parirenyatwa Implores the World to Support Mnangagwa’s Govt, Says New Era to Yield “Good Things”

[New Zimbabwe] Health minister David Parirenyatwa has appealed to the international community to accept Emmerson Mnangagwa’s presidency describing the new government as full of potential and deserving a chance.

[New Zimbabwe] Health minister David Parirenyatwa has appealed to the international community to accept Emmerson Mnangagwa's presidency describing the new government as full of potential and deserving a chance.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe