Police Say No to Opposition Marching, Allow Rally

[New Zimbabwe] POLICE have said parties under the National Electoral Reform Agenda (NERA) banner cannot have their protest march in Harare’s Central Business District (CBD) but should instead have a rally at an open space near the Rotten Row courts.

[New Zimbabwe] POLICE have said parties under the National Electoral Reform Agenda (NERA) banner cannot have their protest march in Harare's Central Business District (CBD) but should instead have a rally at an open space near the Rotten Row courts.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

#HostelLivesMatter – What May Xolobeni and Glebelands Have in Common?

[Daily Maverick] Twenty-one years ago, universally recognised human rights to freedom, justice, and peace, which formed the basis of our Bill of Rights, became the cornerstone to our constitutional and representative democracy, intended to rectify hist…

[Daily Maverick] Twenty-one years ago, universally recognised human rights to freedom, justice, and peace, which formed the basis of our Bill of Rights, became the cornerstone to our constitutional and representative democracy, intended to rectify historical violations and ensure dignity, equality and freedom for all. Or so it says on the parliamentary website. The site also urged us on Human Rights Day to "reflect on our rights and protect those of others". The website reminds us of Sharpeville, Nelson Mandela, Pass Law p

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Butobere Students Suspended Over Plan to Attack Rival School

[Monitor] Kabale -About 260 students of Kigezi College Butobere in Kabale District were on Monday sent home after it emerged that they were planning to attack Kigezi High School to avenge for beating of their colleagues.

[Monitor] Kabale -About 260 students of Kigezi College Butobere in Kabale District were on Monday sent home after it emerged that they were planning to attack Kigezi High School to avenge for beating of their colleagues.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why Does President Akufo-Addo Need an ‘Elephant-Sized’ Cabinet?

[Daily Maverick] It’s not easy running a country, and Nana Akufo-Addo needs all the friends he can get – 110 of them, to be precise. That’s the size of the new president’s new cabinet, which is the largest in Ghanaian history. But critics say that a bl…

[Daily Maverick] It's not easy running a country, and Nana Akufo-Addo needs all the friends he can get - 110 of them, to be precise. That's the size of the new president's new cabinet, which is the largest in Ghanaian history. But critics say that a bloated bureaucracy doesn't necessarily equate to good governance. By SIMON ALLISON.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Final Arguments to Be Heard in Schoombie Murder Case

[News24Wire] Final arguments in the case against two men accused of beating Stellenbosch University graduate Carl Schoombie to death, will be heard in the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Final arguments in the case against two men accused of beating Stellenbosch University graduate Carl Schoombie to death, will be heard in the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Happy Human Rights Day – 57 Years Later, Political Thugs Threaten Fragile Democracy

[Daily Maverick] Former Director-General of the Department of Social Development, Zane Dangor, who resigned out of protest in the wake of the Sassa/CPS scandal, spent Human Rights Day providing police with a statement after a mysterious invasion of his…

[Daily Maverick] Former Director-General of the Department of Social Development, Zane Dangor, who resigned out of protest in the wake of the Sassa/CPS scandal, spent Human Rights Day providing police with a statement after a mysterious invasion of his home by two men who arrived in an unmarked car on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Prawn Fisheries Turn Up Roses

[Daily News] FISHERIES division is set to boost the country’s foreign exchange with the lifting of a ban on prawns fishing in Tanzanian waters, the government has announced.

[Daily News] FISHERIES division is set to boost the country's foreign exchange with the lifting of a ban on prawns fishing in Tanzanian waters, the government has announced.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania