Human Organisations Urge Malawi to Respect Minority Rights

[CSJNews] As Malawi plans to conduct a public inquiry on Lesbian, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) citizens, two local human rights organisations have urged the southern African nation to tread carefully and respect minority rights.

[CSJNews] As Malawi plans to conduct a public inquiry on Lesbian, Gays, Bisexuals, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) citizens, two local human rights organisations have urged the southern African nation to tread carefully and respect minority rights.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Life Esidimeni Deaths – ‘Disabled People Are Not Animals’

[News24Wire] Fighting to hold back her tears, Sandra de Villiers holds a pink tissue in her hands and says her disabled brother was starved and later died of dehydration in a hospital in Pretoria.

[News24Wire] Fighting to hold back her tears, Sandra de Villiers holds a pink tissue in her hands and says her disabled brother was starved and later died of dehydration in a hospital in Pretoria.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Four Suspects Arrested for Unlicensed Firearms, Ammunition and Drugs in Bellville

[SAPS] Bellville SAPS members’ back-to-basics focused approach towards fighting crime continues to pay off. Four suspects were arrested during a stop and search operation in Charl Malan Street, Bellville. The members identified a white Ford Batam bakki…

[SAPS] Bellville SAPS members' back-to-basics focused approach towards fighting crime continues to pay off. Four suspects were arrested during a stop and search operation in Charl Malan Street, Bellville. The members identified a white Ford Batam bakkie and found two unlicensed firearms in the vehicle, a crow bar, and a packet of "tik" (crystal methamphetamine). All four suspects who allegedly from the Delft area are due to appear in Bellville magistrate Court once they have been charged.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ascendis Earnings Up 92 Percent On Strong International Growth

[News24Wire] Ascendis Health [JSE:ASC] on Tuesday reported strong growth in normalised headline earnings of 92% to R645m for the year to June 2017 as the group significantly increased international sales following the completion of three acquisitions i…

[News24Wire] Ascendis Health [JSE:ASC] on Tuesday reported strong growth in normalised headline earnings of 92% to R645m for the year to June 2017 as the group significantly increased international sales following the completion of three acquisitions in Europe during the year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hout Bay Protesters Set Restaurant’s Tables On Fire

[News24Wire] Furniture was dragged from Hout Bay’s famous Mariner’s Wharf restaurant on Tuesday and set alight to form a burning barricade during a fishing quota protest in the popular Cape Town suburb.

[News24Wire] Furniture was dragged from Hout Bay's famous Mariner's Wharf restaurant on Tuesday and set alight to form a burning barricade during a fishing quota protest in the popular Cape Town suburb.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nation’s Long Journey Knows No Letup

[Ethiopian Herald] The gloomy past, for ages, which eclipsed citizens’ mood and emasculated them from developmental thrust is readying its baggage to backpedal. This generation that could not snatch a wink, in an unprecedented manner envisioning about …

[Ethiopian Herald] The gloomy past, for ages, which eclipsed citizens' mood and emasculated them from developmental thrust is readying its baggage to backpedal. This generation that could not snatch a wink, in an unprecedented manner envisioning about growth, has become intolerant to pauperism and its debilitating chains. Today, Ethiopians are revolted by sitting idle, lamenting poverty and simply gazing at unharnessed resources. As such, from corner to corner, citizens have declared a foundation-shaking and transformation-u

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

New Year Celebration in Ethiopia

[Ethiopian Herald] No one can deny the fact that Ethiopia is a mosaic of nations, nationalities and peoples. Above and beyond, all of them live in harmony irrespective of race, religion, age, sex, culture, social status, political affiliation, among ot…

[Ethiopian Herald] No one can deny the fact that Ethiopia is a mosaic of nations, nationalities and peoples. Above and beyond, all of them live in harmony irrespective of race, religion, age, sex, culture, social status, political affiliation, among others. When September sets in, this great people make a point celebrating the New Year with overriding elation accompanied by their close and distance relatives as well as fellow citizens.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Ethiopia’s New Transport Hope

[Ethiopian Herald] Without a shadow of doubt, transport plays a major role in smoothing the progress of a given country for the most part in bolstering the economy of a given country and changing the lives of millions. In reality,the growing economy of…

[Ethiopian Herald] Without a shadow of doubt, transport plays a major role in smoothing the progress of a given country for the most part in bolstering the economy of a given country and changing the lives of millions. In reality,the growing economy of our country necessitates high transport infrastructure seeing that achieving the intended target would be easier said than done. Furthermore, the railway transport helps in catalyzing the country's trade flow, connecting development corridors and bringing into play alternative

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia