Farmers Reject New Focused Wheat Price

[Radio Dabanga] El Gezira -Farmers of El Gezira and El Managil agricultural scheme in central Sudan reject the focused price of wheat sacks announced by the Ministry of Agriculture, demanding it to be raised.

[Radio Dabanga] El Gezira -Farmers of El Gezira and El Managil agricultural scheme in central Sudan reject the focused price of wheat sacks announced by the Ministry of Agriculture, demanding it to be raised.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Girls in Islamic Schools Prey to Abuse While Boys Beg On Streets – Activists

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Tens of thousands of children are forced to beg by teachers who beat them if they fail to bring in some 2,000 CFA francs ($3) per day

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Tens of thousands of children are forced to beg by teachers who beat them if they fail to bring in some 2,000 CFA francs ($3) per day

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

CAR Rebels Face Prosecution for War Crimes

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -REBEL groups unleashing violence againstpeacekeepers, aid workers or civilians could be tried for war crimes, the United Nations mission in the disorderly Central African Republic (CAR) warned. The UN Integrated Multidimensional St…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -REBEL groups unleashing violence againstpeacekeepers, aid workers or civilians could be tried for war crimes, the United Nations mission in the disorderly Central African Republic (CAR) warned. The UN Integrated Multidimensional Stabilization Mission in CAR (MINUSCA) warned leaders of the Popular Front for the Rebirth of the Central African Republic (FPRC) they would be held individually responsible if such acts continued. "Any attack targeting the civilian population, UN and humanitarian personnel is a wa

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Mozambicans Excited As Leaders Smoke Peace

[CAJ News] Maputo -THOUSANDS of Mozambicans exiled by the militancy in their country are anticipating a return home following a truce between the warring parties. The ruling Mozambique Liberation Front (Frelimo) and Mozambican National Resistance (Rena…

[CAJ News] Maputo -THOUSANDS of Mozambicans exiled by the militancy in their country are anticipating a return home following a truce between the warring parties. The ruling Mozambique Liberation Front (Frelimo) and Mozambican National Resistance (Renamo) have announced the peace deal. President Filipe Nyusi and his longtime rival Afonso Dhlakama confirmed the truce, much to the excitement of Mozambicans strewn in neighbouring countries as Malawi, South Africa, Tanzania, Zambia and Zimbabwe. An estimated 20 000 Mozambique re

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

UN Boss in Somalia As Deaths From Starvation Rises

[Dalsan Radio] The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday visited drought hit region South West State and called for a swift action by the international community yo avert famine

[Dalsan Radio] The UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Tuesday visited drought hit region South West State and called for a swift action by the international community yo avert famine

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Acclaimed Writer Ngugi Wa Thiong’o Interrupted During UCT Lecture

[News24Wire] A lecture by Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong’o was briefly interrupted by students on Friday, with one telling him to ask the “oppressors to leave” the venue before his address.

[News24Wire] A lecture by Kenyan writer Ngugi wa Thiong'o was briefly interrupted by students on Friday, with one telling him to ask the "oppressors to leave" the venue before his address.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zuma’s ‘Basket of Deplorables’ – Making the Country Not So Great Again

[Daily Maverick] Donald Trump has his “deplorables” and so does Jacob Zuma. While Trump’s troops might extend over millions of people, President Zuma has a select few villains who are essential to his wrecking ball machinery. Social Development Ministe…

[Daily Maverick] Donald Trump has his "deplorables" and so does Jacob Zuma. While Trump's troops might extend over millions of people, President Zuma has a select few villains who are essential to his wrecking ball machinery. Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini is a champion of the deplorables, and despite pushing the country to the brink on the social grants crisis, Zuma still has her back. Like Hlaudi Motsoeneng, Dudu Myeni, Brian Molefe, Faith Muthambi and Mosebenzi Zwane, Dlamini has high-level political prot

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Committees to Gather Views On Peace Bill

[The Herald] The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs and the Senate Thematic Committee on Peace and Security will next week embark on another round of public hearings to gather views on the revised National Pea…

[The Herald] The Parliamentary Portfolio Committee on Justice, Legal and Parliamentary Affairs and the Senate Thematic Committee on Peace and Security will next week embark on another round of public hearings to gather views on the revised National Peace and Reconciliation Commission Bill. Government withdrew the Bill last year after members of the public expressed reservations on some provisions during public hearings conducted by the same committees.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Anti-Govt Activist Masarira Vows To Appeal Sentence

[The Herald] Tendai Rupapa -Opposition activist Linda Masarira yesterday escaped jail by a whisker after her jail term was set aside on condition she performs 385 hours of community service at Marlborough Clinic in Harare. Masarira was facing charges o…

[The Herald] Tendai Rupapa -Opposition activist Linda Masarira yesterday escaped jail by a whisker after her jail term was set aside on condition she performs 385 hours of community service at Marlborough Clinic in Harare. Masarira was facing charges of contravening section 38 (c) of the Criminal Law (Codification and Reform Act) by obstructing pedestrians and vehicles during the July 6, 2016 demonstrations which they code named #ShutdownZim.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe