IN THE mid-2000s Playpumps International, a charity, hit on a photogenic way of providing clean water to African villages: a pump powered by children playing on a merry-go-round. Donors and celebrities pledged more than $16m.
[Daily News] DEPUTY Speaker of the National Assembly, Dr Tulia Ackson has urged the public to join efforts in the battle against violence on women.
[Premium Times] Sani Zorro, Chairman, House of Representatives Committee on Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs), says the Nigerian government plans to issue United Nations passport to people at risk of being stateless.
[Daily News] Loliondo -LIVESTOCK keepers living in villages surrounding Serengeti National Park have hatched new methods of trespassing into the conserved area by driving their large herds of cattle into the game park during the night.
[Premium Times] The Management of Early Dew Montessori Academy, Enugu, has tendered an unreserved apology to Enugu State Government for the untoward and unprofessional act displayed by a teacher in the school.
[News24Wire] Those who instigated violent protests around parts of Tshwane in the lead-up to the 2016 municipal elections were responsible for the violence in Atteridgeville during the anti-immigrant march on Friday, says Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga.
[News24Wire] The African Diaspora Forum (ADF) called on the government to stop making statements that criminalise people from other African countries amid fears that Friday’s xenophobic attacks in Tshwane could spread to other parts of South Africa.
[Zambia Reports] Chief Government Kampamba Mulenga has distanced the Zambian authorities from the mega million dollar deal maize scandal in Malawi that has seen the dismissal of the Malawian Minister of Agriculture George Chaponda.
[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -President Jacob Zuma says South Africa is not a xenophobic country and the human rights of all people are respected.
[Ghana Star] Here is the full official list of nominees for the 2017 Vodafone Ghana Music Awards.