Human Rights Commission Hears of Abuses in Remote Towns

[GroundUp] “If we live in rural farm areas, how can we get to the Human Rights Commission? There is no one here to protect us,” Davine Cloete, a community activists from Uitkyk, Lutzville in the Western Cape, told officials of the South African Human R…

[GroundUp] "If we live in rural farm areas, how can we get to the Human Rights Commission? There is no one here to protect us," Davine Cloete, a community activists from Uitkyk, Lutzville in the Western Cape, told officials of the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Over One Million Women to Benefit From Safe Delivery, Child Health Programme

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -More than one million women are expected to benefit with a Safe Delivery and Child Health Programme following a Sh114.2 billion donation from the Canadian Embassy.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -More than one million women are expected to benefit with a Safe Delivery and Child Health Programme following a Sh114.2 billion donation from the Canadian Embassy.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Zanzibar Hunts 53 Million – to Host ‘Special Olympic’

[Daily News] WITH less than three weeks left, Zanzibar is calling for a financial support as it prepares to host the national Junior Special Olympics. According to the organisers, the budget to host the national level competition for children with ment…

[Daily News] WITH less than three weeks left, Zanzibar is calling for a financial support as it prepares to host the national Junior Special Olympics. According to the organisers, the budget to host the national level competition for children with mental disability, is estimated at 53m/-.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Lessons for South Africa’s Jacob Zuma in Robert Mugabe’s Misfortunes

[The Conversation Africa] President Robert Mugabe’s endgame in Zimbabwe holds various lessons for his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, as the latter too, considers his prospects towards the end of his presidency. The first, obviously, is that whi…

[The Conversation Africa] President Robert Mugabe's endgame in Zimbabwe holds various lessons for his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, as the latter too, considers his prospects towards the end of his presidency. The first, obviously, is that while, from the pinnacle of power, a country's president may feel the monarch of all he can survey, it is always possible that the blade of the guillotine is just around the corner.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tanzania Expects Tea Farming to Cover 3,800 Hectares

[The Exchange] Tanzania is set to revive and redeem the glory of the agricultural sector in its economy, having an association of experts give advice to farmers on how to make their production effective and improve the status of the national economy in…

[The Exchange] Tanzania is set to revive and redeem the glory of the agricultural sector in its economy, having an association of experts give advice to farmers on how to make their production effective and improve the status of the national economy in the coming year 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

New Buses to Roam Dire Dawa’s Streets

[Addis Fortune] The Dire Dawa City Administration procured seven new buses with a cost of 10.2 million Br to expand its city bus services. This has pushed the number of buses owned by the City Administration to 10.

[Addis Fortune] The Dire Dawa City Administration procured seven new buses with a cost of 10.2 million Br to expand its city bus services. This has pushed the number of buses owned by the City Administration to 10.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

MOBSE, WFP End Workshop On School Meals Programme

[The Point] Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, in partnership with the World Food Program recently completed a four-day workshop on school meals programme, at the Ocean Bay Hotel in Cape Point, Bakau.

[The Point] Ministry of Basic and Secondary Education, in partnership with the World Food Program recently completed a four-day workshop on school meals programme, at the Ocean Bay Hotel in Cape Point, Bakau.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Nigeria Mosque Suicide Bombing Kills Dozens

[Deutsche Welle] A suicide bomber has killed at least 50 people in the Nigerian town of Mubi, with the death toll expected to rise further. Officials believe jihadi group Boko Haram is responsible.

[Deutsche Welle] A suicide bomber has killed at least 50 people in the Nigerian town of Mubi, with the death toll expected to rise further. Officials believe jihadi group Boko Haram is responsible.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Health Workers in Lofa Protest Over Incentives

[New Dawn] Over 100 health workers in Lofa County, northern Liberia have reportedly abandoned work in demand of three months’ incentives owed them by the Pentecostal Mission Unlimited or PMU.

[New Dawn] Over 100 health workers in Lofa County, northern Liberia have reportedly abandoned work in demand of three months' incentives owed them by the Pentecostal Mission Unlimited or PMU.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia