Pastor in Court Over Brutal Assault On Stepson

[Namibian] EVANGELICAL Lutheran Church of Namibia (ELCRN) general secretary Petrus Khariseb appeared in the Windhoek Magistrate’s Court on Friday on charges of assaulting his teenage stepson.

[Namibian] EVANGELICAL Lutheran Church of Namibia (ELCRN) general secretary Petrus Khariseb appeared in the Windhoek Magistrate's Court on Friday on charges of assaulting his teenage stepson.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Mauritius to Host Conference On Challenges in Poverty Reduction

[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius will host the 2017 Africa-China Poverty Reduction and Development Conference, on the theme “Joining hands to meet new challenges in poverty reduction”, in September 2017. Some 100 participants from African countries …

[Government of Mauritius] Mauritius will host the 2017 Africa-China Poverty Reduction and Development Conference, on the theme "Joining hands to meet new challenges in poverty reduction", in September 2017. Some 100 participants from African countries are expected to attend the Conference.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Bloemfontein Schoolboys Accused of Rape Released Into Parents’ Custody

[News24Wire] Three Bloemfontein schoolboys who allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl on their school premises have been released into the custody of their parents.

[News24Wire] Three Bloemfontein schoolboys who allegedly raped a 14-year-old girl on their school premises have been released into the custody of their parents.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Opposition Leader Biti Says National ID Promotes Tribalism

[New Zimbabwe] Lawyer Tendai Biti said he is approaching the courts seeking the scrapping off of the regions and district codes on national identity cards “because they are fuelling tribalism in the country”.

[New Zimbabwe] Lawyer Tendai Biti said he is approaching the courts seeking the scrapping off of the regions and district codes on national identity cards "because they are fuelling tribalism in the country".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Soubre Dam Hydroelectric Power Station Comes Online

[Focac] Abidjan -A ceremony was held Friday in Cote d’Ivoire to officially mark the initiation of electricity generation at Soubre hydroelectric power station, which was built by a Chinese company.

[Focac] Abidjan -A ceremony was held Friday in Cote d'Ivoire to officially mark the initiation of electricity generation at Soubre hydroelectric power station, which was built by a Chinese company.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

Notice of Intention to Close Taxi Routes Published

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Ismail Vadi, has published a notice in the provincial gazette indicating his intention to close all affected NANDUWE and WATA taxi ranks and routes in Soweto.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Gauteng MEC for Roads and Transport, Ismail Vadi, has published a notice in the provincial gazette indicating his intention to close all affected NANDUWE and WATA taxi ranks and routes in Soweto.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cape Town Implements Stricter Water Restrictions

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The City of Cape Town has implemented stricter water restrictions to its citizens as dam levels continue to be critically low as a result of the drought.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The City of Cape Town has implemented stricter water restrictions to its citizens as dam levels continue to be critically low as a result of the drought.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa