‘They Amused Themselves With My Body’ – Male Survivors of Sexual Violence Stay Silent

[African Arguments] Sexual violence is widespread in the Central African Republic’s conflict, including against thousands of men and boys.

[African Arguments] Sexual violence is widespread in the Central African Republic's conflict, including against thousands of men and boys.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Man Digs Up Mum’s Grave, Steals Dad’s Gun

[New Zimbabwe] A 27-year-old man believed to be mentally ill dug-up the grave of his late mother and took the cloth covering the coffin before stealing a gun at his father’s work place, a Mwenezi Magistrates’ court heard recently.

[New Zimbabwe] A 27-year-old man believed to be mentally ill dug-up the grave of his late mother and took the cloth covering the coffin before stealing a gun at his father's work place, a Mwenezi Magistrates' court heard recently.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The Sierra Leone Election Like No Other

[East African] Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma last week took a break from attending to state matters to join the campaign trail. His first stop was Kabala in the northern Koinadugu District.

[East African] Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma last week took a break from attending to state matters to join the campaign trail. His first stop was Kabala in the northern Koinadugu District.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Local Demand Cuts Uganda’s Exports

[East African] South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo offer export opportunities for Uganda’s food items and construction materials, but local demand for cement and steel driven by large infrastructure projects has somehow reduced export appe…

[East African] South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo offer export opportunities for Uganda's food items and construction materials, but local demand for cement and steel driven by large infrastructure projects has somehow reduced export appetite.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Like Father, Like Son – Timothy Weah Makes PSG Debut

[This is Africa] Timothy Weah’s debut at Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) reminded fans of the glory days Liberia’s President George Weah, a former PSG striker played for the French team. Timothy who is following in his father’s footsteps nearly had a dream d…

[This is Africa] Timothy Weah's debut at Paris Saint-Germain (PSG) reminded fans of the glory days Liberia's President George Weah, a former PSG striker played for the French team. Timothy who is following in his father's footsteps nearly had a dream debut, and nearly scored a goal.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Enforcing Child Labour Laws

[Ethiopian Herald] According to the recent International Labour Organzation (ILO), there are 218 million children between 5 and 17 years are in employment worldwide. Among them, 152 million are victims of child labour; almost half of them, 73 million, …

[Ethiopian Herald] According to the recent International Labour Organzation (ILO), there are 218 million children between 5 and 17 years are in employment worldwide. Among them, 152 million are victims of child labour; almost half of them, 73 million, work in hazardous child labour.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

VP Chiwenga Sent to Zambia on ‘Special Duty’

[New Zimbabwe] Zambian president Edgar Lungu this week “continued warming up to the new Zimbabwe leadership” with Constantino Chiwenga visiting Lusaka as President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s envoy.

[New Zimbabwe] Zambian president Edgar Lungu this week "continued warming up to the new Zimbabwe leadership" with Constantino Chiwenga visiting Lusaka as President Emmerson Mnangagwa's envoy.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Industrial Parks Transforming Manufacturing Sector

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has been demonstrating significant commitment in expanding industrial parks that would facilitate proper environment for Foreign Direct Investment. These parks are key elements of the infrastructure supporting the growth the…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia has been demonstrating significant commitment in expanding industrial parks that would facilitate proper environment for Foreign Direct Investment. These parks are key elements of the infrastructure supporting the growth the country has been pursuing. The construction of the parks is the continuation of nation's commitment to alleviate poverty and ensure sustainable economic growth over a couple of decades. Although the country mainly concentrated on developing the agricultural sector in those yea

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia