Humanitarian agencies start withdrawing staff from South Sudan's Upper Nile

by editor1 / Apr 20, 2017 / 0 comments

Aid agencies are withdrawing staff from South Sudan's Upper Nile region. That follows the killing of three aid workers last week. At least 82 humanitarian staff have been killed in South Sudan since civil war broke out in December 2013.

Agencies warn of 'mass exodus' as starvation grips Nigeria

by editor1 / Apr 19, 2017 / 0 comments

Humanitarian agencies are warning that a failure to help millions of Nigerians on the brink of starvation could force huge numbers of people to leave the country.

Chinese navy rescues ship from pirates in Gulf of Aden

by editor / Apr 11, 2017 / 0 comments

Chinese navy have rescued a ship from pirates in the Gulf of Aden.

Fuel price drop offers some relief to South Africans

by editor1 / Apr 06, 2017 / 0 comments

South Africans have reason to celebrate some relief at the pumps. The cost of all grades of fuel has dropped.

Congolese awaiting appointment of new Prime Minister

by editor1 / Apr 06, 2017 / 0 comments

Democratic Republic of Congo, citizens are awaiting word on who will be the new Prime Minister. The announcement will be made on Friday. President Joseph Kabila on Wednesday assured citizens the announcement will be made in 48 hours while addressing Parliament.

Women's group pioneers new projects in Tanzania

by editor1 / Apr 05, 2017 / 0 comments

Women in a remote village in Tanzania are working together to make money and support each other.

Brazilian President likely to be removed over illegal campaign funds

by editor1 / Apr 05, 2017 / 0 comments

Brazilian President Michel Temer is the subject of a hearing by the country's top electoral court for allegations of illegal campaign funding.

Zambian union officials call on South Africa for advice on disputes

by editor1 / Apr 04, 2017 / 0 comments

The Zambia Union of Government Employees has appealed to the South African Police Union to contribute to dispute resolutions in that country.

Nigeria wants Boko Haram victim camps closed

by editor1 / Apr 02, 2017 / 0 comments

The Nigerian government is planning to close down camps that have housed hundreds of thousands displaced by terrorist group, Boko Haram.

South Africa's new look cabinet sworn in

by editor1 / Apr 01, 2017 / 0 comments

South Africa's president Jacob Zuma has appointed 10 new ministers and 10 deputy ministers following one of the biggest culls of a cabinet since the advent of democracy.