Taxman Reveals Outspoken Bishop Avoided Paying Tax

[East African] Tanzania Revenue Authority has revealed that Zachary Kakobe, a self-proclaimed bishop and founder of the Full Gospel Bible Fellowship Church, had evaded to pay Tsh20.8 million (about $9,300) in taxes.

[East African] Tanzania Revenue Authority has revealed that Zachary Kakobe, a self-proclaimed bishop and founder of the Full Gospel Bible Fellowship Church, had evaded to pay Tsh20.8 million (about $9,300) in taxes.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

IMF Warns Over Govt’s New Debts

[East African] The International Monetary Fund has warned that Kenya debt is approaching the unsustainable levels following the rate at which new loans are being contracted.

[East African] The International Monetary Fund has warned that Kenya debt is approaching the unsustainable levels following the rate at which new loans are being contracted.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

South Sudan Sentences South African Retired Army Colonel to Death

[Deutsche Welle] The South African retired army colonel was a former adviser to Riek Machar, South Sudan’s vice-president-turned-rebel-leader. Five years into South Sudan’s civil war, thousands have been killed and 2 million displaced.

[Deutsche Welle] The South African retired army colonel was a former adviser to Riek Machar, South Sudan's vice-president-turned-rebel-leader. Five years into South Sudan's civil war, thousands have been killed and 2 million displaced.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Buhari Apologises Over Dapchi School Attack

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari said he was sorry that the attack that led to the abduction of students from the Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, could happen.

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari said he was sorry that the attack that led to the abduction of students from the Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, could happen.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UN Reports on Violations of Freedom of Opinion and Expression

[UN News] Undue restrictions on freedom of expression are having a “chilling effect” and “further shrinking the space for debate and dissent” in war-torn South Sudan, a new United Nations human rights report has revealed.

[UN News] Undue restrictions on freedom of expression are having a "chilling effect" and "further shrinking the space for debate and dissent" in war-torn South Sudan, a new United Nations human rights report has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

UN Probe’s Findings Should be World’s Wake-Up Call, Says Amnesty

[AI London] Responding to today’s UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan report detailing horrific human rights violations committed by soldiers in South Sudan, Seif Magango, Amnesty International’s Deputy Regional Director for East Africa, the H…

[AI London] Responding to today's UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan report detailing horrific human rights violations committed by soldiers in South Sudan, Seif Magango, Amnesty International's Deputy Regional Director for East Africa, the Horn and the Great Lakes, said:

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

UN Probe Accuses More Than 40 Military Officials of War Crimes

[United Nations Human Rights Council] Geneva/Nairobi -We have identified more than forty senior military officials who may bear individual responsibility for war crimes and crimes against humanity in South Sudan, said the Commission on Human Rights in …

[United Nations Human Rights Council] Geneva/Nairobi -We have identified more than forty senior military officials who may bear individual responsibility for war crimes and crimes against humanity in South Sudan, said the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan*.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

The Stick and Carrot Solution

[Cameroon Tribune] Specialists have said it and said it repeatedly. The maturity of a parent is his or her ability to readjust to the biological evolution of his or her children. They equally describe child rearing or better still parenting as the proc…

[Cameroon Tribune] Specialists have said it and said it repeatedly. The maturity of a parent is his or her ability to readjust to the biological evolution of his or her children. They equally describe child rearing or better still parenting as the process of promoting and supporting the physical, emotional, social, and intellectual development of a child from infancy to adulthood.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Editor Fights Criminal Defamation Charges Over Satire

[Lesotho Times] PROMINENT South African lawyer, Advocate Gilbert Marcus, has urged the Constitutional Court to strike down the criminal defamation law, saying it has the “chilling effect” of muzzling the press in violation of the freedom of expression …

[Lesotho Times] PROMINENT South African lawyer, Advocate Gilbert Marcus, has urged the Constitutional Court to strike down the criminal defamation law, saying it has the "chilling effect" of muzzling the press in violation of the freedom of expression that the national constitution seeks to uphold.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho