Sexual Offences, Murder On the Rise in SA

[News24Wire] A new victims of crime survey by Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) has found that sexual offences, including rape, increased by 117% in the last financial year.

[News24Wire] A new victims of crime survey by Statistics South Africa (StatsSA) has found that sexual offences, including rape, increased by 117% in the last financial year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mugabe Nephew’s Son Eyes Parliamentary Seat

[New Zimbabwe] Jason Zhuwao, son to Youth and Indigenisation Minister Patrick Zhuwao, is reportedly firming up to challenge MDC-T top official Murisi Zvidzai in his Harare Central seat.

[New Zimbabwe] Jason Zhuwao, son to Youth and Indigenisation Minister Patrick Zhuwao, is reportedly firming up to challenge MDC-T top official Murisi Zvidzai in his Harare Central seat.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Real Disposable Salaries Still Lower Than About Two Years Ago

[News24Wire] Average real disposable salaries in South Africa remain below their previous high of R14 212 in October 2015 compared to around R13 900 in August 2017.

[News24Wire] Average real disposable salaries in South Africa remain below their previous high of R14 212 in October 2015 compared to around R13 900 in August 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

University of Fort Hare Protests Result in R1.9 Million Rampage At Bookstore

[News24Wire] Disgruntled students at the University of Fort Hare went on a rampage this week by allegedly cleaning out a bookstore at the Alice campus, Eastern Cape police said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Disgruntled students at the University of Fort Hare went on a rampage this week by allegedly cleaning out a bookstore at the Alice campus, Eastern Cape police said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sharks Look to Cement Top Currie Cup Spot

[News24Wire] The Sharks will have their sights set on cementing the top spot on the Currie Cup Premier Division log this weekend in what will be a decisive round for all six sides in action, with only two pool rounds remaining after this weekend.

[News24Wire] The Sharks will have their sights set on cementing the top spot on the Currie Cup Premier Division log this weekend in what will be a decisive round for all six sides in action, with only two pool rounds remaining after this weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

IFJ Urges UN Human Rights Council to Act to Stop Rights Crisis

[IFJ] Secretary-General of the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) and member of the IFJ Executive Committee Omar Faruk Osman addressed the 36th session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva on Wednesday 27 September 2017. Osman hig…

[IFJ] Secretary-General of the National Union of Somali Journalists (NUSOJ) and member of the IFJ Executive Committee Omar Faruk Osman addressed the 36th session of the UN Human Rights Council (UNHRC) in Geneva on Wednesday 27 September 2017. Osman highlighted the abuse of human rights in Somalia, particularly attacks on journalists, trade unions and freedom of expression.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Pastor Accused of Abducting, Raping Minor

[Nyasa Times] Malalwi Police in Chikwawa are keeping in custody a Pastor for Jesus Message Ministry for rape and abduction of a 16 year old girl (name withheld) in what the pastor claimed to be demons cleansing process.

[Nyasa Times] Malalwi Police in Chikwawa are keeping in custody a Pastor for Jesus Message Ministry for rape and abduction of a 16 year old girl (name withheld) in what the pastor claimed to be demons cleansing process.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Elections Body Begins Accreditation for Poll Observers Amid Scorn

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has invited election based civic groups in the country to register with the poll authority so they could begin educating citizens as well as observe the current Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) p…

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has invited election based civic groups in the country to register with the poll authority so they could begin educating citizens as well as observe the current Biometric Voter Registration (BVR) process.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe