The Devil’s Playground

[Guardian] “After all, no one is stupid enough to prefer war to peace; in peace sons bury their fathers. But in war fathers bury their sons.” – Herodotus

[Guardian] "After all, no one is stupid enough to prefer war to peace; in peace sons bury their fathers. But in war fathers bury their sons." - Herodotus

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

College of Open Learning Budget Reduced

[New Era] Windhoek -Government has not spared the Namibian College of Open Learning (Namcol) from the drastic budget cuts it has imposed due to the financial difficulties the country currently faces, and has slashed the institution’s budget by nearly N…

[New Era] Windhoek -Government has not spared the Namibian College of Open Learning (Namcol) from the drastic budget cuts it has imposed due to the financial difficulties the country currently faces, and has slashed the institution's budget by nearly N$67 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Parliament to Debate Mining in the ‘National Interest’

[Daily News] Dodoma -The ongoing Parliamentary sessions are set to be extended till next Wednesday to give Members of Parliament more time to work on three bills as requested by President John Magufuli.

[Daily News] Dodoma -The ongoing Parliamentary sessions are set to be extended till next Wednesday to give Members of Parliament more time to work on three bills as requested by President John Magufuli.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Govt Says No Mercy for ‘Drug Mules’

[Daily News] Dodoma -The number of Tanzanians jailed in foreign prisons over drug trafficking now stands at over 1,000, it was revealed yesterday. Following this damning report, Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has hinted that all those arrested, either …

[Daily News] Dodoma -The number of Tanzanians jailed in foreign prisons over drug trafficking now stands at over 1,000, it was revealed yesterday. Following this damning report, Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa has hinted that all those arrested, either at home or abroad, must pay for their own sins.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Submission for the Universal Periodic Review of Mali

[HRW] The human rights climate in northern and increasingly central Mali remains precarious as a result of abuses and intimidation by Islamist armed groups, bloody intercommunal clashes, surges in violent crime and rights violations by state security f…

[HRW] The human rights climate in northern and increasingly central Mali remains precarious as a result of abuses and intimidation by Islamist armed groups, bloody intercommunal clashes, surges in violent crime and rights violations by state security forces engaged in counterterrorism operations.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali