news From All Africa
- Mozambique: Tensions 'can Be Resolved Internally'
[AIM] Maputo -The politico-military tensions in Mozambique, resulting from armed attacks by gunmen of the rebel movement Renamo, can be resolved internally, without the need for foreign intervention, declared the Portuguese Secretary of State for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation, Teresa Ribeiro, in Maputo on Wednesday.
- Kenya: Tree Regeneration Restoring Hope
[IPS] Nakurua -Maurice Kaduka Lukaro, 54, is a farmer in Oljorai, an area with short grasses and small-scattered bushes in Nakuru county in Kenya’s Great Rift Valley. Crop production has declined tremendously in this region. Like the rest of the arid and semi-arid lands (ASAL) in the Sub Saharan region, Kenya hosts a population worst hit by the reality of climate change.
- Uganda: Opposition Figure Still Being Detained At His Home
[Deutsche Welle] Opposition leader Dr. Kizza Besigye remains under house arrest more than a month after Uganda’s general election. Human rights groups and the international community are calling for him to be freed.
- Nigeria: Freed Boko Haram Hostages Recount Their Ordeals
[Deutsche Welle] Cameroonian and Nigerian military forces have freed hundreds of Boko Haram captives, including dozens of teenage girls and women who were forced into marrying militants or held as sex slaves.
- Angola: Govt Plays Down Yellow Fever Crisis
[IRIN] Nairobi -Angola is facing a public health emergency. Its under-funded hospitals, inadequate at the best of times, have been overwhelmed by a series of disease outbreaks, and the government has been forced to turn to private business and well-wishers for help.
- Nigeria/Egypt: Visiting Pharaohs Hold Nigeria
[CAF] Seven-time winners Egypt, on Friday secured a 1-1 draw away to Nigeria at the Ahmadu Bello Stadium in Kaduna to maintain top position of Group G of the AFCON 2017 qualifiera.
- Nigeria: Power, Housing, Transport Get More in Okayed N6.06 Trillion Budget
[Guardian] Abuja -This year’s N6.06trillion budget as passed by the National Assembly (NASS) will pay strict attention to addressing perennial issues in power, housing and transport infrastructure, which got the lion’s share of the capital votes.
- Nigeria: Kano Hisbah Board Arrests 31 Girls for 'Immoral Acts'
[Premium Times] The Kano State Hisbah Board said it arrested 31 young girls for alleged involvement in immoral acts.
- Zimbabwe: Human Rights Activist Mukoko Still Battles Trauma After Abduction
[New Zimbabwe] HUMAN rights activist, Jestina Mukoko, has said she still struggles with the trauma from her 2008 abduction and torture by suspected State agents.
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