MPs Approve Tougher Jail Term for Marital Rape Under New Legislation

[New Times] Marital rape will attract between ten to 15 years of imprisonment upon conviction, according to the draft penal code passed by Parliament last week and now awaits the presidential assent.

[New Times] Marital rape will attract between ten to 15 years of imprisonment upon conviction, according to the draft penal code passed by Parliament last week and now awaits the presidential assent.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Local Investors to Put Up Apartments On ‘1930’ Land

[New Times] A consortium of local businesses will construct apartments on the swathe of land upon which Nyarugenge Prison, best known as 1930, is located, officials have said.

[New Times] A consortium of local businesses will construct apartments on the swathe of land upon which Nyarugenge Prison, best known as 1930, is located, officials have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Sudan’s Bread Price Through the Roof As of Today

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Khartoum has increased the price of flour, and it more than tripled in several states of the country which has been hit by the bread shortage. Bakeries closed their doors or will sell one bread instead of two for the same price, …

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -Khartoum has increased the price of flour, and it more than tripled in several states of the country which has been hit by the bread shortage. Bakeries closed their doors or will sell one bread instead of two for the same price, starting today.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

University of Zimbabwe Lecturers Push for the Nullification of Grace’s PhD

[New Zimbabwe] University of Zimbabwe Vice Chancellor Levi Nyagura faces imminent arrest over the institution’s decision to award former First Lady Grace Mugabe a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in 2014.

[New Zimbabwe] University of Zimbabwe Vice Chancellor Levi Nyagura faces imminent arrest over the institution's decision to award former First Lady Grace Mugabe a Doctor of Philosophy Degree in 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Beautiful Game of Soccer Best Unifying Tool in Ugandan Slums

[Monitor] Alfred Obbo, is flying. In his borrowed plastic sandals each of a different size and make, and his toned cloth, he feels special. Quite unusual in his condition.

[Monitor] Alfred Obbo, is flying. In his borrowed plastic sandals each of a different size and make, and his toned cloth, he feels special. Quite unusual in his condition.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Council Shuts Down 15 Bars In Chambishi

The Kalulushi Municipal Council has closed down 15 bars in Chambishi on account of poor sanitation. And the Council has closed the main public toilet at Luato Market Bus Station due to sanitary conditions. Public Relations Manager Dorothy Sampa said … Continued

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The Kalulushi Municipal Council has closed down 15 bars in Chambishi on account of poor sanitation. And the Council has closed the main public toilet at Luato Market Bus Station due to sanitary conditions. Public Relations Manager Dorothy Sampa said in the wake of the outbreak of Cholera on the Copperbelt the Kalulushi Municipal Council has intensified its cleaning exercise under the make Zambia Clean and Healthy programme. “The Council closed down 15 bars in Chambishi on account of poor sanitation and the Local Authority has closed the main toilet at Luato Market bus station in Kalulushi,” Sampa said. She added that the Council is working round the clock to have the toilet opened as soon as possible. “The Council has also carried out a sensitization programme to all the street vendors in the District with a view to have them relocate to designated trading areas,” she stated. Meanwhile, the Association of Vendors and Marketeers of Zambia and the National Association of Traders and Marketeers took time to inspect the sale of fresh merchandise in Kitwe district. They said it was important that every trader adheres to the directive as announced by various stakeholders in a meeting addressed by Kitwe Mayor Christopher Kang’ombe and District Commissioner Binwell Mpundu. “This is a collective assignment. We can’t leave everything to the Council and health inspectors but all of us need to be engaged. Cholera knows no individual when it breaks out we will be affected,” a representative stated. Zambia is battling with a cholera epidemic that has affected more than 2000 people with Lusaka the most hit location. The post Council Shuts Down 15 Bars In Chambishi appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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