[News24Wire] Disaster relief organisation Gift of the Givers, says it is on high alert and ready to assist in Mozambique, where Tropical Cyclone Idai is expected to make landfall.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -A leaked recording of Gauteng Sports and Recreation MEC Faith Mazibuko allegedly threatening her staff with dismissal if they failed to build ‘combi courts’ (a contraction of combination courts) has landed the official in hot water, according to Eyewitness News.
[The Conversation Africa] The world’s oceans are at the centre of transnational organised crimes committed by profit-driven networks operating across borders. The United Nations Security Council recently convened to discuss the threat this poses to international peace and security.
[IRIN] Tripoli -The well-worn description of migrants in Libya is of desperate people trapped in hellish detention centres trying to get to Europe.
[Monitor] Last week, I was asked by Qatar Airways to write an article about Entebbe airport for their inflight magazine to be published in April this year.
Mehdi Yarrahi, reporting for duty THE POP star Mehdi Yarrahi was once a favourite of Iran’s ayatollahs. In 2017 he won the award for best pop album from the Ministry of Culture and Islamic Guidance
The railroad to Diamniadio SEVERAL TIMES a week, police block off Dakar’s roads and 4x4s tear through the Senegalese capital. It is election time and Macky Sall, the president, has no time to waste in pesky traffic jams as he races from opening infrastructure projects to meetings at plush hotels. He need hardly bother.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Conflict, drought and floods have pushed a record number of Somalis into Mogadishu, making it Africa’s most crowded city, the Internal Displacement Monitoring Centre said on Tuesday.
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[Seychelles News Agency] Authorities in Seychelles are stepping up monitoring and surveillance efforts after poaching cases of green turtles have been detected, said a top environment official.