[Leadership] Africa Region president of World Crafts Council and director general, National Council for Arts and Culture (NCAC), Otunba Segun Runsewe has advised the Chinese and other nationals to disregard any negative narrative about Nigeria, noting that Nigeria and Black Africa present the best pictures of cultural tourism destination in the next few years.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Police have rescued 216 human trafficking victims, mainly children, from forced labour and prostitution in a major operation in Benin and Nigeria, Interpol said on Wednesday.
[Nation] The statistics showing that about one million Kenyans are in danger of starvation. This is shameful. Six years under devolution is enough time for Kenya to have achieved food security.
[East African] A group of Rwandan rebels could pull the Democratic Republic of Congo into yet another armed conflict, the DRC’s United Nations ambassador has told the UN Security Council.
[New Zimbabwe] A local financial institution has pledged to build classroom blocks as well as fund the education of children affected by tropical Cyclone Idai.
[Legalbrief] As southern Africa reels from one of its most devastating natural disasters, questions are being asked about whether regional governments have done enough to prepare for the wide-scale destruction caused by Cyclone Idai, considering the history of flooding in the region and the consistent dire predictions of the impacts of changing weather, writes Legalbrief Africa.
[Nairobi News] A Kenyan-born top Al-Shabaab commander who is believed to be responsible for conducting the El Adde attack is suspected to be among 40 militants of the terror group who were killed in an airstrike on Friday.
THE MANTRA of the Arab spring is back. “The people want the regime to go,” chant hundreds of thousands of protesters in Algeria, hoping to end the 20-year rule of Abdelaziz Bouteflika. Their cries are echoed in Sudan, where three months of demonstrations have rattled the regime of Omar al-Bashir, the leader for three decades
[The Conversation Africa] Tropical cyclone Idai has made headlines across southern Africa throughout the month of March. Lingering in the Mozambique Channel at tropical cyclone intensity for six days, the storm made landfall in Beira, Mozambique in the middle of the month, then tracked in a westerly direction until its dissipation.
[Daily News] The house of first Mozambican President Samora Machel in Nachingwea District, Lindi Region, is a bad state of repair despite its legacy of liberation struggle for southern African countries.