Mauritius News Journal
MAPUTO, May 22 (Bernama) -- The United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki- moon on Tuesday in Maputo said that "Mozambique is an important success story for the global community", Mozambican news agency, AIM, reported.
[OSISA]Fifty civil society organisations have issued a stinging condemnation of the recently-completed mobile voter registration exercise in Zimbabwe - highlighting a host of serious problems and concluding that it has to be re-started since it comprehensively failed to reach all prospective registrants.
HARARE, Zimbabwe, May 22 (Bernama) -- China will continue supporting Zimbabwe in its quest to fend off international threats on its sovereignty and economic prosperity, visiting Chinese vice Premier Wang Yang said Tuesday.
Timveni, a media project which focuses on children’s rights and creates space for children to anonymously tell stories about the issues that affect them has called on government to address issues affecting the wellbeing of young people in Malawi which they raise through youth parliament. Timveni programmes manager Phillip Kamwendo said this on the sidelines [...]
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today commended the Government and people of Mozambique for steady progress in political development, but urged greater efforts to overcome human rights challenges, including discrimination and violence against women, through ...
An Oredo Magistrate’s Court, Benin, Edo State, has sentenced a 42-year-old man, Aigbedo Edebiri, to three years imprisonment for stealing N52,100, belonging to one Mrs. Eunice Obahudu. Edebiri was charged for three counts of conspiracy to commit felony, unlawfully causing grievous harm and stealing. The accused was alleged to have broken one of Obahudu’s teeth.... [Read More...]
JOHANNESBURG: An auction to pay off a debt of Nelson Mandela’s ex-wife failed to take place because no one would open her home to the sheriff.
The number of people in Africa receiving antiretroviral treatment increased from less than 1 million to 7.1 million over seven years, according to a United Nations report which documents the progress in the AIDS response in the world’s second ...
Today’s AM fix was USD 1,412.25, EUR 1,094.51 and GBP 926.67 per ounce. Yesterday’s AM fix was USD 1,436.50, EUR 1,103.47 and GBP 938.15 per ounce.
New York, May 21 2013 - The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and its partners are launching an emergency measles vaccination campaign that will aim to reach 125,000 children in the Central African Republic (CAR).
Harvard Researchers Publish Satellite Imagery-Based History of Conflict in Sudan 2000+ Civilian Structures Appear Intentionally Destroyed; Humanitarian Agencies Targeted May 21, 2013 Cambridge, MA— Harvard Humanitarian Initiative's Signal Program on Human Security and Technology (Signal Program) today released an unprecedented study of the ongoing conflict in Sudan based entirely on a fusion of ...
Stephen Keshi, coach for Flames’ opponent in the World Cup Qualifiers, Nigeria’s Super Eagles has announced his 25-man squad to face Mexico in international friendly match in USA later this month. The Super Eagles, who are tying on points with second-placed Malawi’s Flames, are topping the Group F qualifier standings as they have a better [...]
Airtel Sierra Leone has been issued a 21-day ultimatum by the country's telecom regulator to improve its services or risk having its operating licence suspended.
In an important symbol of America's commitment to an enduring friendship with the Republic of Burundi, U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Burundi, Dawn M. Liberi, dedicated the new U.S. Embassy in Bujumbura today.
Increased prospects in the mining sector has brought a skyrocketing demand for electricity in Malawi leading to the almost doubling of power projections up to 2020, a United Nations (UN) report has said. The Malawi government 2012 Annual Economic Report forecasted that power demand was estimated at 408 (mega watts) MW in 2010, 603MW in [...]