Jabbah Lawyer Offers No Defense Witnesses – Final Statements Begin Oct. 17

[FrontPageAfrica] Philadelphia -The defense lawyer in the case of accused war criminal Mohammed Jabateh surprised the court today by declining to put any witnesses on the stand to defend his client.

[FrontPageAfrica] Philadelphia -The defense lawyer in the case of accused war criminal Mohammed Jabateh surprised the court today by declining to put any witnesses on the stand to defend his client.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Advocate Sees Impunity in Liberia After Jungle Jabbah Trial in America

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Hassan Bility, the renowned advocate for justice of victims of war crimes and crimes against humanity, has said that the trial of former ULIMO general Mohammed Jabateh in the United States shows that Liberians are becoming o…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Hassan Bility, the renowned advocate for justice of victims of war crimes and crimes against humanity, has said that the trial of former ULIMO general Mohammed Jabateh in the United States shows that Liberians are becoming open to ending the culture of impunity at home.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

School cleaners earning a meagre Rs1500 per month on the verge of hunger strike

[L’Express] Several women working as cleaners in schools around the island are expected to go on hunger strike later today. They will be joined by unionists Jane Ragoo and Reeaz Chuttoo. They are hoping that their actions will force the hand of the gov…

[L'Express] Several women working as cleaners in schools around the island are expected to go on hunger strike later today. They will be joined by unionists Jane Ragoo and Reeaz Chuttoo. They are hoping that their actions will force the hand of the government in improving their working conditions.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Treasury Hosts Workshop On Financial Sector Ombud System Reforms, 17 Nov

[Govt of SA] The National Treasury will host a workshop for interested stakeholders to discuss reforms proposed to the financial sector ombud scheme system in South Africa. This follows the publication of a consultation policy document1 “A Known and Tr…

[Govt of SA] The National Treasury will host a workshop for interested stakeholders to discuss reforms proposed to the financial sector ombud scheme system in South Africa. This follows the publication of a consultation policy document1 "A Known and Trusted Ombud System for All" in September.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

OR Tambo – an Icon Who Fought for a Just and Peaceful Society

[SAnews.gov.za] Government has declared this year as “The Year of Oliver Reginald Tambo”. SAnews reporter Bathandwa Mbola reminds us of some of the values that this icon stood for.

[SAnews.gov.za] Government has declared this year as "The Year of Oliver Reginald Tambo". SAnews reporter Bathandwa Mbola reminds us of some of the values that this icon stood for.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Burgersfort Police On the Hunt for Cash in Transit Armed Robbers

[SAPS] The Provincial Task Team established to fight Trio Crimes has been activated to hunt for about five (5) unknown suspects who this morning committed an armed robbery at Standard Bank Twin City Complex in Burgersfort.

[SAPS] The Provincial Task Team established to fight Trio Crimes has been activated to hunt for about five (5) unknown suspects who this morning committed an armed robbery at Standard Bank Twin City Complex in Burgersfort.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Possible Trio Crime Syndicate Cracked

[SAPS] In a concerted effort to fight the scourge of Trio Crimes, a successful Intelligence led joint operation was conducted in the Polokwane CBD yesterday, which resulted in a suspicious beige VW polo Vivo being spotted with four occupants. The said …

[SAPS] In a concerted effort to fight the scourge of Trio Crimes, a successful Intelligence led joint operation was conducted in the Polokwane CBD yesterday, which resulted in a suspicious beige VW polo Vivo being spotted with four occupants. The said vehicle sped off when the occupants saw the police. A vehicle chase ensued until at the corner of Devinish and Church Streets and, when the suspects were cornered, one of them jumped out and ran away. The other three were apprehended.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Youth Tackle Sex Taboos in Bid to Boost Contraceptive Use

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Louga -Watching as dozens of children don robes and belts for a karate class at a youth centre in western Senegal, Aissatou and her peers are gearing up for a different kind of fight.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Louga -Watching as dozens of children don robes and belts for a karate class at a youth centre in western Senegal, Aissatou and her peers are gearing up for a different kind of fight.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal