[News24Wire] Durban -The names of the seven people killed during xenophobic violence which erupted in parts of Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal in the past weeks, were released by the inter-ministerial committee on migration on Tuesday.
[HRW] Nairobi -People with disabilities in the Central African Republic were often left behind and struggled to flee to safety when their communities came under the brutal attacks by armed groups beginning in 2013, Human Rights Watch said today. When they did reach sites for internally displaced people, they faced difficulties accessing sanitation, food, and […]
[Independent (Kampala)] The Anti-Corruption Court in Kampala was on April 13, the scene of ecstatic congratulatory hugs, dancing, and Jubilation. The court had just dismissed a major case involving the alleged swindling of Shs169 billion from the pensions accounts of the Ministry of Public Service in 2011. The money was paid to over 1000 fictitious pensioner […]
[Vanguard] Nigerians have become familiar with the irregular cycles of stable supply and intermittent scarcity in the market for various products, ranging from essential commodities, such as sugar, bread and salt to the equally important market for petrol and kerosene. Expectedly, prices of these items spiral whenever there is a supply deficit, while prices […]
[Al Jazeera] Kenya is at war. This mantra is repeated over and over ad infinitum by government officials and pro-establishment types. At a time of military conflict, we are told, peacetime rules and conventions do not apply and we should be prepared to give up some of the rights and freedoms guaranteed by the constitution. But really, are we at war?
[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -UN Women in Sudan launched two women-operated bakeries in North Darfur on Sunday. The ceremony marked the successful conclusion of a months-long programme designed to provide women living in the camps for the displaced with the means to earn a living in a safe environment.