How Madonna Managed to Adopt African Children

[Legalbrief] Perhaps you are a bit uneasy about high profile adoptions of African children by international celebrities? Perhaps you’ve read about their generous donations to special causes that seem to smooth the way for adoptions and wonder whether t…

[Legalbrief] Perhaps you are a bit uneasy about high profile adoptions of African children by international celebrities? Perhaps you've read about their generous donations to special causes that seem to smooth the way for adoptions and wonder whether the welfare of the children involved is a serious consideration.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Why Tanzania Risks Becoming a Land of Zombies

[Citizen] Sometimes in the mid 70s my then Member of Parliament, the late Jackson Makweta, rattled members of the National Assembly by tabling a motion urging the august House to legalise the use marijuana.

[Citizen] Sometimes in the mid 70s my then Member of Parliament, the late Jackson Makweta, rattled members of the National Assembly by tabling a motion urging the august House to legalise the use marijuana.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Zim a Big Prison, Says #ThisFlag Movement Pastor Mawarire

[Zimbabwe Standard] Pastor Evan Mawarire was defiant when he emerged out of the gates of Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison following his brief incarceration on treason related charges early this month, declaring that there would be no let-up in his cam…

[Zimbabwe Standard] Pastor Evan Mawarire was defiant when he emerged out of the gates of Chikurubi Maximum Security Prison following his brief incarceration on treason related charges early this month, declaring that there would be no let-up in his campaign to bring President Robert Mugabe's regime to account.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Amherst College Humbled Uhuru in Spite of High Life Back At Home

[Nation] A quiet, reserved but attentive student. That is how classmates and professors of Uhuru Kenyatta remember him during his time as a university student in the United States more than three decades ago, multiple interviews with his classmates and…

[Nation] A quiet, reserved but attentive student. That is how classmates and professors of Uhuru Kenyatta remember him during his time as a university student in the United States more than three decades ago, multiple interviews with his classmates and lecturers show.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nigerian Libya Returnees Share Dark Stories of Rape and Torture

[Guardian] Nigerian returnees from Libya have appealed to federal and state governments to provide job opportunities for Nigerian youths to prevent them from endangering their lives looking for greener pasture abroad.

[Guardian] Nigerian returnees from Libya have appealed to federal and state governments to provide job opportunities for Nigerian youths to prevent them from endangering their lives looking for greener pasture abroad.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Somalia a Great Example to Rest of Africa

[Nation] As Somalia’s president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, popularly known as “Farmajo”, prepares to be sworn into office on Wednesday, his ascent to power evokes positive events in Africa in the last two years.

[Nation] As Somalia's president Mohamed Abdullahi Mohamed, popularly known as "Farmajo", prepares to be sworn into office on Wednesday, his ascent to power evokes positive events in Africa in the last two years.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Militiamen Kill 25 Civilians in Ethnic Attack

[Deutsche Welle] An estimated 25 people, mostly Hutus, have been hacked to death with machetes by militiamen from the Nande ethnic group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. They were reportedly beheaded by the attackers.

[Deutsche Welle] An estimated 25 people, mostly Hutus, have been hacked to death with machetes by militiamen from the Nande ethnic group in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. They were reportedly beheaded by the attackers.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Two Top South Sudanese Army Officials Resign

[Deutsche Welle] A brigadier general and a colonel have resigned from the South Sundanese armed forces. Both have accused President Salva Kiir’s government of corruption and protecting soldiers from his ethnic group.

[Deutsche Welle] A brigadier general and a colonel have resigned from the South Sundanese armed forces. Both have accused President Salva Kiir's government of corruption and protecting soldiers from his ethnic group.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Military Officials Quit Over ‘War Crimes’

[Al Jazeera] Two top officials overseeing South Sudan’s military courts have resigned, saying high-level interference made it impossible to discipline soldiers accused of rape and murder amid the nation’s civil war.

[Al Jazeera] Two top officials overseeing South Sudan's military courts have resigned, saying high-level interference made it impossible to discipline soldiers accused of rape and murder amid the nation's civil war.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan