Army Investigates Human Rights Abuses

[Daily Trust] The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai yesterday inaugurated a Special Board of Inquiry to investigate allegations of Human Rights abuses against some personnel of the Nigerian Army.

[Daily Trust] The Chief of Army Staff (COAS) Lieutenant General Tukur Buratai yesterday inaugurated a Special Board of Inquiry to investigate allegations of Human Rights abuses against some personnel of the Nigerian Army.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

14 Inspiring Women of Seychelles

[Seychelles News Agency] To coincide with International Women’s Day on March 8, SNA looks at 14 inspiring, unique and outstanding Seychellois women — from those who have left impressive legacies to those who are showing their capabilities in fields fr…

[Seychelles News Agency] To coincide with International Women's Day on March 8, SNA looks at 14 inspiring, unique and outstanding Seychellois women -- from those who have left impressive legacies to those who are showing their capabilities in fields frequently dominated by males.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Initiation Schools’ ‘Veil of Secrecy’ to Blame for Deaths?

[News24Wire] The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has submitted that the primary causes of deaths at initiation schools across South Africa are a lack of aftercare and the secrecy following the initiation process by traditional surgeons and caregiv…

[News24Wire] The National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) has submitted that the primary causes of deaths at initiation schools across South Africa are a lack of aftercare and the secrecy following the initiation process by traditional surgeons and caregivers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Olympics Have Inspired Me, Says Van Dyk

[News24Wire] One of South Africa’s longest-serving sportsmen, Paralympian Ernst van Dyk, gives his perspective on how the Olympic Games have played a critical role in inspiring athletes like himself.

[News24Wire] One of South Africa's longest-serving sportsmen, Paralympian Ernst van Dyk, gives his perspective on how the Olympic Games have played a critical role in inspiring athletes like himself.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South Africans Still ‘In the Dark’ About Personal Info Safeguards – Researchers

[News24Wire] While South Africa has introduced stricter measures to protect its citizens and their privacy, a lack of enforcement and research opens them up to risk, researchers said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] While South Africa has introduced stricter measures to protect its citizens and their privacy, a lack of enforcement and research opens them up to risk, researchers said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa