Lebanon Joins Jordan and Tunisia in Fight Against Rapists Impunity

[IPS] Rome -The top United Nations human rights official hailed the repeal of laws in Lebanon, Tunisia and Jordan that used to allow rapists to avoid criminal prosecution by marrying their victims.

[IPS] Rome -The top United Nations human rights official hailed the repeal of laws in Lebanon, Tunisia and Jordan that used to allow rapists to avoid criminal prosecution by marrying their victims.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Germany Gives Zambia 107 Million Euros Grant

[Times of Zambia] GERMANY has given Zambia a grant amounting 107.5 million Euros to be injected in key areas directly contributing to poverty reduction programmes among the citizens within the context of the Seventh National Development Plan (7NDP) and…

[Times of Zambia] GERMANY has given Zambia a grant amounting 107.5 million Euros to be injected in key areas directly contributing to poverty reduction programmes among the citizens within the context of the Seventh National Development Plan (7NDP) and the Zambia Plus Agenda.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Uganda Rebrands Female Condoms to Make Them Attractive to Men

[Deutsche Welle] Many Ugandan men refuse women, who use female condoms. Unlike male condoms, they say female condoms look unpleasant, bulky, less lubricated and noisy. But that’s about to change due to an attractive new brand.

[Deutsche Welle] Many Ugandan men refuse women, who use female condoms. Unlike male condoms, they say female condoms look unpleasant, bulky, less lubricated and noisy. But that's about to change due to an attractive new brand.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

24 Birds Positively Tested for Avian Flu Since June – Dept of Agriculture

[News24Wire] Eight birds tested positively for avian flu in South Africa on Friday, bringing the total number of infected birds in the country to 24, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said.

[News24Wire] Eight birds tested positively for avian flu in South Africa on Friday, bringing the total number of infected birds in the country to 24, the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Can McGregor Shock Mayweather?

[Times of Zambia] ON paper UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor who has declared himself the next God of boxing before entering the ring against undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr (49-0, 26 KO) tonight in their super lightweight bout at the T Mobile Cen…

[Times of Zambia] ON paper UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor who has declared himself the next God of boxing before entering the ring against undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr (49-0, 26 KO) tonight in their super lightweight bout at the T Mobile Centre in Las Vegas, should not be dismissed as a joke.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Rukwa Men Cry Foul Over Gender Violence

[Daily News] TABLES have turned. This best describes the situation many men in the country find themselves in as they continue to suffer painful shame resulting from beatings they suffer at the hands of their spouses.

[Daily News] TABLES have turned. This best describes the situation many men in the country find themselves in as they continue to suffer painful shame resulting from beatings they suffer at the hands of their spouses.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Our Paramedics Are Suffering – Emergency Medical Services

[News24Wire] The two Cape Town paramedics who got caught in an attack on their police escort in Gugulethu this week, previously had guns pointed at them, an EMS spokesperson said on Friday.

[News24Wire] The two Cape Town paramedics who got caught in an attack on their police escort in Gugulethu this week, previously had guns pointed at them, an EMS spokesperson said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hope You’re Not Stuck in London – Buhari Taunts Protesters

[Vanguard] President Muhammad Buhari yesterday told those who staged the Resume or Resign protest against him in London that he has returned and resumed, noting that he hoped they were not stuck in London.

[Vanguard] President Muhammad Buhari yesterday told those who staged the Resume or Resign protest against him in London that he has returned and resumed, noting that he hoped they were not stuck in London.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UK High Commissioner Speaks On President Buhari’s Health

[Vanguard] The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, has said that the Presidency was not lying to Nigerians about the true health status and fitness of President Muhammadu Buhari to perform his duties as Head of State and Commander-in-…

[Vanguard] The British High Commissioner to Nigeria, Paul Arkwright, has said that the Presidency was not lying to Nigerians about the true health status and fitness of President Muhammadu Buhari to perform his duties as Head of State and Commander-in-Chief of the Nigerian Armed Forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

HIV Cases Increase

[National Aids Commission] Monrovia/Friday, August 25, 2017/NAC: With the national HIV prevalence at 2.1%, the National AIDS Commission of Liberia has reported an increase in the number of persons living with HIV in Liberia from about 33,000 persons to…

[National Aids Commission] Monrovia/Friday, August 25, 2017/NAC: With the national HIV prevalence at 2.1%, the National AIDS Commission of Liberia has reported an increase in the number of persons living with HIV in Liberia from about 33,000 persons to 43,200 persons. According to the National AIDS Commission, the new figure represents Spectrum 2017 Estimates finalized and published by the National AIDS Control Program of the Ministry of Health. Spectrum is a UNAIDS software that estimates different HIV indicators within the country

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia