[News24Wire] Fighting between the Congolese army and a Ugandan rebel group has claimed about 30 lives, a human rights activist said on Monday.
[African Arguments] A few weeks into his presidency, John Magufuli’s moves towards free education, anti-corruption and belt-tightening are already recalling memories of Julius Nyerere.
[Maka] In Angola’s only open and free election in 1992, the question on the minds of most voters was: Should I vote for the “Killers” or the “Thieves?” The former rebel movement UNITA of today bears no resemblance to the killers of old, but the ruling MPLA has taken stealing to a new and unprecedented level.
[The Conversation Africa] Despite international protection, great white sharks face several threats. These include reduction of their food supply, pollution, baited hooks and lethal gill nets used as beach protection measures.
[The Conversation Africa] There has been a rapid decline in the costs of solar and wind power, to such an extent that both technologies are now cheaper than nuclear or coal.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Qudeni -When HIV-positive patients first came to seek treatment at the rural Uthungulu district health clinic in South Africa’s eastern KwaZulu-Natal province in 1998, their records were kept in brown folders, the colour designated for the disease.
[IRIN] London -Alarm bells are ringing for a food emergency in Ethiopia.
ADHERING so far to the terms of its nuclear deal, Iran is now busy taking most of its uranium centrifuges out of operation. That is a bitter pill for a regime that invested so much prestige in its atomic programme, but the only way to escape economic sanctions.
MOST Nigerians do not remember their country’s civil war. A large majority were born years after the 30-month fight between Nigeria and the breakaway region of Biafra, which ended when the secessionists surrendered in 1970
A blow to the heart AFTER armed groups occupied the northern half of Mali and officers in the capital staged a coup in 2012, the country accepted generous international security assistance.