Latest News September 26, 2015
news From All Africa
- Malawi: Nation Facing Worst Food Crisis in Decade[UN News] More than 2.8 million people will face hunger in the coming months in the worst food crisis in a decade in Malawi, where a staggering four out of every 10 children suffer from stunting, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) warned today.
- Malawi: Cancer – When Malawi Women Die for Lack of Knowledge[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -At first she thought it was menstruation. She later wondered what abnormal periods they had become. She was bleeding frequently.
- Egypt: Militants Clash with Security Forces[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Nine militants were killed Friday in an exchange of fire with security forces in the district of Zaidia in Giza governorate, said the Interior Ministry.
- Burkina Faso: Govt Bans Radio Station[Deutsche Welle] Radio Resistance FM goes off-air, 48 hours after the coup leaders bowed to local and international pressure to hand over the power to civilian rule. The radio initiative came to fight back the coup leaders’ propaganda.
- Africa: Swiss Swoop on FIFA's Blatter[allAfrica] Swiss authorities raided the office of FIFA president Sepp Blatter on Friday, interrogated him and then announced they had launched criminal proceedings against him.
- Africa: World Leaders Set to Adopt Broad UN Goals to Tackle Global Woes[Thomson Reuters Foundation] United Nations -Leaders from nearly 200 nations were poised on Friday to adopt a sweeping plank of global goals to combat poverty, inequality and climate change in the broadest and most comprehensive effort ever by the United Nations to tackle the world’s ills.
- Angola: Oil and Cement Don't Mix With Corruption in Angola[Maka] Angolan business practices are under the microscope again after a US$800 million government-backed cement factory suspended production, and its recently dismissed CEO announced a sell-off of shares whose ownership is in question.
- Africa: Africa Looks West Once Again[Chatham House] China’s slowing economy is making the US a more attractive investor.
- Egypt: 14 Egyptians Die in Haj Stampede[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -At least 14 Egyptians died in a stampede in Saudi Arabia during Haj, Religious Endowments Minister Mohamed Mokhtar Gomaa announced on Friday.
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