SOCIAL | SOCIAL

01-Apr-2019 to 22:35

SA: Wave of attacks sends 105 Malawians packing out

APA-Durban (South Africa) — Some 105 Malawians displaced during recent attacks by their South African neighbours at a Durban informal settlement have requested to return home as soon as possible, a Durban city official has said.

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01-Apr-2019 to 17:38

UN, Somali Funds release $45.7m for life-saving assistance

APA-Nairobi(Kenya) — The United Nations Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) and the Somalia Humanitarian Fund (SHF) released a combined $45.7 million on Monday to scale up life-saving assistance in Somalia, where over 4.2 million people need urgent humanitarian assistance this year, including 900,000 acutely malnourished children.

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01-Apr-2019 to 13:44

Sudan emergency court sentences 4 protesters to jail

APA-Sudan-Khartoum — En emergency court in Khartoum has jailed on Monday 4 protesters 6 months each, for taking part in demonstration ,lawyers said.

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01-Apr-2019 to 13:24

Motorbikes: Changing the face of Congo's crowded traffic

APA-Brazzaville (Congo) — Congo’s motorbike taxi system has reduced the burden of crowded public transportation and poor road infrastructure.

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01-Apr-2019 to 12:46

US call to end extra-judicialdetentions in Sudan

APA-Khartoum-Sudan — US has called on the Sudanese government end use of extra-judicial detentions following the largely anti-government protests across Sudan.

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31-Mar-2019 to 09:15

Mozambique: UNICEF apeals for $122m in support for flood victims

APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — The United Nations Children's Fund (UNICEF) has launched an apeal for $122 million to support its humanitarian response over the next nine months to children and families devastated by cyclone IDAI and its consequences in the three affected countries of southern Africa; APA can report on Sunday.

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31-Mar-2019 to 08:59

Sierra Leone: Social Workers call for regulation

APA-Freetown (Sierra Leone) — Leading practitioners of social work in Sierra Leone have called for regulation as their ranks gradually swells, amidst a rise in interest in the profession.

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