Police in Mpumalanga to Ensure Safe Freedom Day Event

[SAPS] On Thursday, 27 April 2017, the community of Mpumalanga Province is expected to converge at Tabane Primary School sports ground in Mmamethlake to celebrate Freedom Day.

[SAPS] On Thursday, 27 April 2017, the community of Mpumalanga Province is expected to converge at Tabane Primary School sports ground in Mmamethlake to celebrate Freedom Day.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Officer Killed By Shot Fired By Colleague Laid to Rest

[News24Wire] The police officer who was killed when his colleague apparently discharged his firearm while cleaning it, will be buried Ravensmead in Cape Town on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The police officer who was killed when his colleague apparently discharged his firearm while cleaning it, will be buried Ravensmead in Cape Town on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

FDC’s Kantinti Loses Kyadondo East Parliamentary Seat

[Monitor] The Court of Appeal has nullified the election of Kyaddondo East Member of Parliament Apollo Kantinti on grounds that the Electoral Commission did not comply with electoral laws. Court, therefore ordered the electoral body to organise fresh e…

[Monitor] The Court of Appeal has nullified the election of Kyaddondo East Member of Parliament Apollo Kantinti on grounds that the Electoral Commission did not comply with electoral laws. Court, therefore ordered the electoral body to organise fresh elections in the constituency.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Town Council Frustrated By Illegal Housing Construction

[New Era] Opuwo -The mushrooming of the illegal construction of houses is a huge concern for the Opuwo Town Council. This was revealed by Richard Urikee Tjazapi, the chairperson of the Opuwo Town Council, during an interview with New Era on Monday.

[New Era] Opuwo -The mushrooming of the illegal construction of houses is a huge concern for the Opuwo Town Council. This was revealed by Richard Urikee Tjazapi, the chairperson of the Opuwo Town Council, during an interview with New Era on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

High Court Orders Prison to Produce Activist Stella Nyanzi

[Monitor] Kampala -The Criminal Division of the High Court has directed Luzira Prison authorities to produce remanded Makerere University Research Fellow, Dr Stella Nyanzi on Wednesday to have her grievances heard.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Criminal Division of the High Court has directed Luzira Prison authorities to produce remanded Makerere University Research Fellow, Dr Stella Nyanzi on Wednesday to have her grievances heard.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

UN Wants IGAD to Sanction South Sudan Military Leaders

[East African] Juba -The UN panel of experts for South Sudan has directed the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad) member states to immediately impose travel bans and asset freezes on the country’s military commanders sanctioned by the Se…

[East African] Juba -The UN panel of experts for South Sudan has directed the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad) member states to immediately impose travel bans and asset freezes on the country's military commanders sanctioned by the Security Council last year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Good Times Roll for Zimbabwean Coach Mafero

[The Herald] EXPERIENCED Zimbabwean coach Joey “Mafero” Antipas is on the verge of achieving success with South African National First Division side AmaZulu, with the former Motor Action and Chicken Inn gaffer eyeing ABSA Premiership promotion with Usu…

[The Herald] EXPERIENCED Zimbabwean coach Joey "Mafero" Antipas is on the verge of achieving success with South African National First Division side AmaZulu, with the former Motor Action and Chicken Inn gaffer eyeing ABSA Premiership promotion with Usuthu.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Child Poverty – the Time to Act Is Now

[The Herald] Our Children, Our Future Over the last three weeks, The Herald has carried articles on child poverty in Zimbabwe (Muradzikwa on April 7, Tizora on April 12 and Nyamadzawo on April 19, 2017).

[The Herald] Our Children, Our Future Over the last three weeks, The Herald has carried articles on child poverty in Zimbabwe (Muradzikwa on April 7, Tizora on April 12 and Nyamadzawo on April 19, 2017).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

It Is Time to Play My Role in Shaping My Country’s Future

[Daily Maverick] I didn’t vote in 2013. It was never an option in my books. It was the first election that I could vote in. It was supposed to be a proud moment for me, my introduction into being an adult and having the power to decide my country’s des…

[Daily Maverick] I didn't vote in 2013. It was never an option in my books. It was the first election that I could vote in. It was supposed to be a proud moment for me, my introduction into being an adult and having the power to decide my country's destiny. I spent election day eating cereal and watching cartoons.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa