Attack On Journalists, Activists, Protesters in West, Central Africa Reach Dangerous Levels

[Premium Times] Human rights defenders, journalists and protesters in West and Central Africa are facing ever-higher levels of persecution, intimidation and violence, warned Amnesty International on Tuesday as it launched a new global campaign demandin…

[Premium Times] Human rights defenders, journalists and protesters in West and Central Africa are facing ever-higher levels of persecution, intimidation and violence, warned Amnesty International on Tuesday as it launched a new global campaign demanding an end to the onslaught of attacks against brave individuals standing up to injustice.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Things That Men Do Because of Women

[The Herald] I was a boy with milk on the nose as they say, and still at primary school, a rather perspicacious friend of mine, a little too world-wise for his age if you ask me, but not so bright in other ways, told me about a book he called “The adve…

[The Herald] I was a boy with milk on the nose as they say, and still at primary school, a rather perspicacious friend of mine, a little too world-wise for his age if you ask me, but not so bright in other ways, told me about a book he called "The adventures of Odysseus" and willy-nilly introduced me to Greek mythology.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Dual Citizenship – Let’s Choose Progress

[The Herald] President Mugabe has said that Zimbabwe is the second most developed country in Africa. He actually did not say that; it was the continent’s second biggest economy. Of course, we all know that Nigeria and South Africa have to tussle to avo…

[The Herald] President Mugabe has said that Zimbabwe is the second most developed country in Africa. He actually did not say that; it was the continent's second biggest economy. Of course, we all know that Nigeria and South Africa have to tussle to avoid that slot, but one of them always takes it anyway.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tanzanian-Italian Partnership to Launch a Sh2.9 Trillion Health Project

[Citizen] Dodoma -Residents in Dodoma and Iringa regions must have all reason to smile as two Italian based Non-Governmental Organizations are set to launch a Sh2.9 trillion (1,203,680 Euros) worth water, health and nutrition project in the two regions.

[Citizen] Dodoma -Residents in Dodoma and Iringa regions must have all reason to smile as two Italian based Non-Governmental Organizations are set to launch a Sh2.9 trillion (1,203,680 Euros) worth water, health and nutrition project in the two regions.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

One Belt and One Road Initiative Is Good for Africa – Rwanda’s Ambassador to China

[New Times] Beijing -Rwanda’s ambassador to China, Lt. Gen. Charles Kayonga has praised the Belt and Road initiative as a platform for Africa to grow with the rest of the world.

[New Times] Beijing -Rwanda's ambassador to China, Lt. Gen. Charles Kayonga has praised the Belt and Road initiative as a platform for Africa to grow with the rest of the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Four Arrested for Murder of Actor Mandla Hlatshwayo

[News24Wire] Police have arrested four people for the murder of former Generations actor and Jozi FM DJ Mandla Hlatshwayo, who was shot and killed during a robbery in Soweto on Sunday night.

[News24Wire] Police have arrested four people for the murder of former Generations actor and Jozi FM DJ Mandla Hlatshwayo, who was shot and killed during a robbery in Soweto on Sunday night.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

More 13,000 Gisagara Households to Be Connected to National Grid

[New Times] At least 13,000 households from Gisagara District will in two-month period get electricity from the grid, an initiative that is expected to improve livelihoods in the area, according to Infrastructure Minister James Musoni.

[New Times] At least 13,000 households from Gisagara District will in two-month period get electricity from the grid, an initiative that is expected to improve livelihoods in the area, according to Infrastructure Minister James Musoni.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Welcome Back for Another Beating, Jubilee Nominees Tell Kabogo

[Nation] Jubilee Party nominees in Kiambu County have welcomed Governor William Kabogo’s come back as an independent candidate to defend the seat and told him to brace for a more embarrassing defeat than which he experienced during the party primaries.

[Nation] Jubilee Party nominees in Kiambu County have welcomed Governor William Kabogo's come back as an independent candidate to defend the seat and told him to brace for a more embarrassing defeat than which he experienced during the party primaries.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya