[allAfrica] President Jacob is living up to his title of Teflon president for his ability to survive no-confidence votes brought before Parliament by opposition parties.
[IPS] Sydney and Kuala Lumpur -Globally, 108 million people faced food crises in 2016, compared to about 80 million in 2015 – an increase of 35%, according to the 2017 Global Report on Food Crises.
[Nation] Two State Department officials were thrown on the defensive as members of the US Congress denounced the Trump administration’s proposed funding cuts for programmes in Africa.
[VOA] Militants ambushed a group of about 30 civilians in northeastern Congo and killed many of them before fighting a fierce battle with the army, politicians said on Sunday.
[Monitor] Police have deployed in Kampala and surrounding areas including Dr Kizza Besigye’s home in Kasangati, Wakiso District ahead of his planned walk to work protest today.
[News24Wire] Zimbabwe’s long time opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai has reportedly refused to name one of his three deputies as a caretaker party president while he recovers from his recent illness.
[New Dawn] Partisans of the Liberty Party (LP) and the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) violently clash here on Wednesday, 20 September, leaving at least two persons reportedly wounded, in what is clearly the first campaign violence ahead of the October 10th Presidential and Representatives Elections.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Goma -”I don’t remember anything from what happened later in that day. I was raped, I got pregnant and now here is my baby”
[CAJ News] Kinshasa -AN outbreak of cholera has killed more than 500 people in the conflict-ton Democratic Republic of Congo.
[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe on Friday accused a recently launched opposition alliance seeking to unseat him in next year’s elections of plotting with Western powers to force him out.