Government to Conduct Pre-Colonial Land Audit

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti says government will conduct a colonial land audit to transform the historic patterns of ownership, use and occupation.

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti says government will conduct a colonial land audit to transform the historic patterns of ownership, use and occupation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Development Finance Institutions to Be Incorporated

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The National Empowerment Fund (NEF) will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), the Ministers of Trade and Industry and Economic Development announced on Wednesday.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The National Empowerment Fund (NEF) will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC), the Ministers of Trade and Industry and Economic Development announced on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Storm ‘Dineo’ to Make Landfall in Mozambique Tonight

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The South African Weather Service (SAWS) says severe tropical storm “Dineo” is quite likely to undergo a final surge of intensification, just before arriving over land in Mozambique this evening.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The South African Weather Service (SAWS) says severe tropical storm "Dineo" is quite likely to undergo a final surge of intensification, just before arriving over land in Mozambique this evening.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Boko Haram – Terror Unmasked

[VOA] A young boy is flogged in a public square. Onlookers shout “God is great.” Boko Haram militants shoot civilians in the heart and head, ignoring pleas of innocence and prayers.

[VOA] A young boy is flogged in a public square. Onlookers shout "God is great." Boko Haram militants shoot civilians in the heart and head, ignoring pleas of innocence and prayers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nation Changes Law to End Child Marriage

[Plan International] Malawi has made a historic amendment to its constitution to fully outlaw child marriage following a year-long campaign by youth groups and organisations including Plan International. The amendment to fully outlaw child marriage in …

[Plan International] Malawi has made a historic amendment to its constitution to fully outlaw child marriage following a year-long campaign by youth groups and organisations including Plan International. The amendment to fully outlaw child marriage in Malawi was voted through by the country's parliament on Tuesday 14 February. It removes a legal loophole which has allowed children between 15 and 18 to marry with parental consent.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

UN – Soldiers Kill 101 in Clashes With Kamwina Nsapu

[Al Jazeera] Soldiers targeting the Kamwina Nsapu group in central Democratic Republic of Congo killed at least 101 people over five days in February, the UN said. At least 39 women were among the victims killed amid the violence between February 9 and…

[Al Jazeera] Soldiers targeting the Kamwina Nsapu group in central Democratic Republic of Congo killed at least 101 people over five days in February, the UN said. At least 39 women were among the victims killed amid the violence between February 9 and 13, the UN's human rights spokeswoman Liz Throssell said on Thursday, citing sources in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa