2012-03-15 16:01:40Fighting Kony With Beer, Spy Planes and YouTube[IRIN]
It is just before noon in the village of Limaye in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). Half a dozen empty beer bottles lie scattered at the feet of five Congolese soldiers lounging in easy chairs beneath a mango tree. A freshly opened bottle is propped-up against an automatic assault rifle lying in the dust.
Monday, 05-04-15, 17:20Phosphate Sector Grind to Halt in GAFSA, SNCFT Suffers 200 Thousand Dinars Losses Per Day[Tunis Afrique Presse] Gafsa -The Tunisian National Railway Company (SNCFT) is suffering daily losses of 200 thousand dinars, following the suspension of the transport of phosphate and chemical fertilisers from Gafsa to processing plants and ports, SNCFT Director General for the Southwest Ouardi Mansri told TAP correspondent on Monday.
Monday, 05-04-15, 16:12Swazi Regime Threatens Unions Over May Day - Ituc Online[PR Newswire] Geneva -Swaziland's dictator-King Mswati has threatened police violence against trade unionists taking part in a planned May Day rally in the major commercial city of Manzini on Friday. Police have announced that only "recognised unions" will be allowed to celebrate May Day and said that they will enforce "law and order" at any rally. The authorities have refused to recognise the legitimate trade union centre TUCOSWA as part of a blanket repression of free speech and freedom of association.
Monday, 05-04-15, 15:47Ceasefire Breaches Threaten Mali Peace[RFI] Spanish Prime Minister Mariano Rajoy is calling on warring parties in northern Mali to sign a long-awaited peace deal. On a visit to Bamako, he stated that "Spain wants an accord." But last week's skirmishes are raising fears that the Algeria-brokered agreement will collapse.