Govt Sued Over Gay Marriage

[Namibian] The Namibian government’s stance on gay marriage is set to be tested in court after a married same-sex couple this week launched legal action in a bid to have their marriage and residence rights recognised in Namibia.

[Namibian] The Namibian government's stance on gay marriage is set to be tested in court after a married same-sex couple this week launched legal action in a bid to have their marriage and residence rights recognised in Namibia.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Cross River NLC Threatens Strike

[This Day] Calabar -The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Cross River State chapter, has issued a seven-day ultimatum, starting from yesterday to the state Governor, Ben Ayade, threatening to resume strike if Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) reached betw…

[This Day] Calabar -The Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC), Cross River State chapter, has issued a seven-day ultimatum, starting from yesterday to the state Governor, Ben Ayade, threatening to resume strike if Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) reached between both parties on July 2, 2017, was not implemented to the latter.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Education Fund Probe Underway

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -At least six top managers at the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) have been sent on forced leave to allow forensic investigations into the department.

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -At least six top managers at the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) have been sent on forced leave to allow forensic investigations into the department.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigerian Troops, Boko Haram Fight for Control of Borno Village

[This Day] Maiduguri -The fate of Mainok, a village on the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway, is hanging in the balance as Nigerian military and Boko Haram insurgents have engaged in a battle for the control of the town.

[This Day] Maiduguri -The fate of Mainok, a village on the Maiduguri-Damaturu highway, is hanging in the balance as Nigerian military and Boko Haram insurgents have engaged in a battle for the control of the town.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Christmas Unleashes Cyber Crooks On Online Consumers

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -CONSUMERS eager to spend on their festive season gift online could be at risk of losing up to R68 228 (over US$12 400) per incident as fraudsters across the world are on the prowl to fill up their own Christmas ‘stockings.’

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -CONSUMERS eager to spend on their festive season gift online could be at risk of losing up to R68 228 (over US$12 400) per incident as fraudsters across the world are on the prowl to fill up their own Christmas 'stockings.'

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Thieves Steal Computers From Ohangwena School

[Namibian] It is going to be a hard beginning next year for teachers at Okapombo Combined School in Ongha circuit of Ohangwena region after unknown thieves broke into offices at the school and stole six laptop computers last weekend.

[Namibian] It is going to be a hard beginning next year for teachers at Okapombo Combined School in Ongha circuit of Ohangwena region after unknown thieves broke into offices at the school and stole six laptop computers last weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Poultry Group Calls for Probe of Forced Labour in Brazil

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rio De Janeiro -South Africa’s poultry industry body has asked the government to investigate allegations of forced labour in the sector in Brazil, the world’s largest poultry exporter.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rio De Janeiro -South Africa's poultry industry body has asked the government to investigate allegations of forced labour in the sector in Brazil, the world's largest poultry exporter.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Casualties Recorded As Nigerian Soldiers Repel Boko Haram Mainok Attack

[Premium Times] The military command in Borno State has confirmed the attack on troops’ location in Mainok village on Wednesday night saying casualties were recorded on both sides.

[Premium Times] The military command in Borno State has confirmed the attack on troops' location in Mainok village on Wednesday night saying casualties were recorded on both sides.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria