Case of Man Accused of Raping, Killing 3-Year-Old Courtney to Go to High Court

[News24Wire] “Every time I look at him I just want to kill him.” These were the words of Juanita Pieters, after the man who allegedly raped and killed her 3-year-old daughter Courtney appeared in the Goodwood Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.

[News24Wire] "Every time I look at him I just want to kill him." These were the words of Juanita Pieters, after the man who allegedly raped and killed her 3-year-old daughter Courtney appeared in the Goodwood Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Child Killed When WFP-Contracted Aircraft Hits House in South Sudan

[WFP] “We regret to report that a 5-year-old girl was confirmed dead at Juba Teaching Hospital where she was taken following the incident yesterday,” said WFP South Sudan Country Director Adnan Khan.

[WFP] "We regret to report that a 5-year-old girl was confirmed dead at Juba Teaching Hospital where she was taken following the incident yesterday," said WFP South Sudan Country Director Adnan Khan.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

‘AfriForum is Not a Civil Rights Movement’

[New Zimbabwe] AfriForum is not a ‘civil rights movement’. There is nothing ‘civil’ about a biased and intolerant right wing political lobby group whose primary focus is white ethnic mobilisation against any form of black empowerment or land redistribu…

[New Zimbabwe] AfriForum is not a 'civil rights movement'. There is nothing 'civil' about a biased and intolerant right wing political lobby group whose primary focus is white ethnic mobilisation against any form of black empowerment or land redistribution.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Stakeholders, Not JAMB Fixed Admission Cut-Off Marks – Oloyede

[Vanguard] Abuja -THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has said contrary to insinuations that it fixed the Tuesday’s tertiary institutions minimum admission cut-off marks, it was rather a collective decision of stakeholders in the educat…

[Vanguard] Abuja -THE Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, JAMB, has said contrary to insinuations that it fixed the Tuesday's tertiary institutions minimum admission cut-off marks, it was rather a collective decision of stakeholders in the education sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

We Now Monitor Social Media for Anti-Govt, Anti-Military Information – Defence Spokesman

[Vanguard] abuja–The activities of Nigerians on the social media are now being monitored for hate speech, anti-government and anti-security information by the military.

[Vanguard] abuja--The activities of Nigerians on the social media are now being monitored for hate speech, anti-government and anti-security information by the military.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Labour and Economic Policy in South Africa

[ISS] Ahead of the 1994 elections, the ANC was dependent on the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) to provide it with a national election machine. Since then, labour has effectively framed South Africa’s broad economic policies and options…

[ISS] Ahead of the 1994 elections, the ANC was dependent on the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU) to provide it with a national election machine. Since then, labour has effectively framed South Africa's broad economic policies and options to the detriment of employment creation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Miss Seychelles Contestant Nerli Haide Promoting Cultural Heritage Through Traditional Dance

[Seychelles News Agency] Building her self-confidence and bettering her traditional dance moves are the aims of Nerli Haide in the Miss Seychelles beauty pageant.

[Seychelles News Agency] Building her self-confidence and bettering her traditional dance moves are the aims of Nerli Haide in the Miss Seychelles beauty pageant.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Mbeki – Situation in DRC ‘Is Worrying, SADC Must Act’

[News24Wire] Former President Thabo Mbeki has reportedly said that the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo is “worrying”, adding that the Southern African Development Community (SADC) must act to avoid the killing of more people.

[News24Wire] Former President Thabo Mbeki has reportedly said that the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo is "worrying", adding that the Southern African Development Community (SADC) must act to avoid the killing of more people.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa