First Lady’s Hotel Rampage Riles Mugabe

[Zimbabwe Independent] FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe has left the South African government deeply divided after allegedly assaulting Johannesburg model Gabriella Engels on August 13 and seeking the convenient cover of diplomatic immunity, which saved her the…

[Zimbabwe Independent] FIRST Lady Grace Mugabe has left the South African government deeply divided after allegedly assaulting Johannesburg model Gabriella Engels on August 13 and seeking the convenient cover of diplomatic immunity, which saved her the embarrassment of appearing in court.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Disaster Strikes Freetown – Over 400 Dead and 600 Still Missing

[IPS] Freetown -In the early hours of Monday morning, August 14, torrential rains hit Freetown, Sierra Leone’s capital city. Several areas of the city were flooded, as houses were either partially submerged under water or destroyed.

[IPS] Freetown -In the early hours of Monday morning, August 14, torrential rains hit Freetown, Sierra Leone's capital city. Several areas of the city were flooded, as houses were either partially submerged under water or destroyed.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Young Seychellois Snorkellers Learn About Marine Conservation

[Seychelles News Agency] A programme to encourage children to understand the need for marine conservation through snorkelling organised by the Seychelles National Parks Authority started earlier this week.

[Seychelles News Agency] A programme to encourage children to understand the need for marine conservation through snorkelling organised by the Seychelles National Parks Authority started earlier this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

White Farmers Found Guilty in South Africa Coffin Case

[Deutsche Welle] Two white men have been convicted of attempted murder after threatening to a kill a black man they forced into a coffin. Even 23 years after the end of apartheid, South Africa continues to struggle with racism.

[Deutsche Welle] Two white men have been convicted of attempted murder after threatening to a kill a black man they forced into a coffin. Even 23 years after the end of apartheid, South Africa continues to struggle with racism.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

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