Pardon for Child Rapists Sparks Fears Over Girls’ Rights

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Tanzania has one of the highest adolescent pregnancy rates in the world, with widespread sexual violence and many girls exchanging sex for school fees, food and shelter

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Tanzania has one of the highest adolescent pregnancy rates in the world, with widespread sexual violence and many girls exchanging sex for school fees, food and shelter

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Mnangagwa’s First State of the Nation Address

[The Herald] 1449: He says the task remains a collective responsibility to politicians across the political divide. He says the national electricity grid will be provided with 300 megawatts before year end. President Mnangagwa commended the small-scale…

[The Herald] 1449: He says the task remains a collective responsibility to politicians across the political divide. He says the national electricity grid will be provided with 300 megawatts before year end. President Mnangagwa commended the small-scale artisanal miners for increasing the productivity in mining. He says Government is going to handle the country's porous of the borders.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Analysts React On Magufuli Victory

[Citizen] Analysts have expressed mixed feelings on the election of President John Magufuli as the ruling party CCM chairman Monday, with the main contentious issue being the voting process.

[Citizen] Analysts have expressed mixed feelings on the election of President John Magufuli as the ruling party CCM chairman Monday, with the main contentious issue being the voting process.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

How Portuguese Migrants in Angola Navigate Corruption

[The Conversation Africa] Migrants seeking economic and personal security generally move from poorer to richer countries. Often this also means that they move from countries where corruption is perceived to be endemic to countries where corruption is s…

[The Conversation Africa] Migrants seeking economic and personal security generally move from poorer to richer countries. Often this also means that they move from countries where corruption is perceived to be endemic to countries where corruption is seen to be less widespread.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Nation’s Squandered Chance to Show Real Leadership

[ISS] Last year South Africa announced its decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC). But the country’s efforts were stalled when the Pretoria high court ruled in February this year that President Jacob Zuma’s administration had …

[ISS] Last year South Africa announced its decision to withdraw from the International Criminal Court (ICC). But the country's efforts were stalled when the Pretoria high court ruled in February this year that President Jacob Zuma's administration had acted unlawfully, forcing the country to revoke its notice of withdrawal.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nigerian Women Say ‘No’ to Gender-Based Violence

[Africa Renewal] Ronke Shonde, a banker and mother of two, was beaten to death by her husband, Lekan Shonde, in Lagos. A manhunt for Mr. Shonde, who fled the murder scene, was launched.

[Africa Renewal] Ronke Shonde, a banker and mother of two, was beaten to death by her husband, Lekan Shonde, in Lagos. A manhunt for Mr. Shonde, who fled the murder scene, was launched.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ramaphosa Camp Admits Defeat Over SG Votes, but Mchunu Expected to Go to Court

[News24Wire] ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa’s camp has decided to drop its challenge to have disputed votes included in the final tally for the all powerful position of the secretary general of the party.

[News24Wire] ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa's camp has decided to drop its challenge to have disputed votes included in the final tally for the all powerful position of the secretary general of the party.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa