Final Day for IEBC National Elections Conference at KICC

[Nation] The three-day National Elections Conference closes today with high-level discussions on electoral integrity, security, role of the media and how technology will be used in the August 8 polls.

[Nation] The three-day National Elections Conference closes today with high-level discussions on electoral integrity, security, role of the media and how technology will be used in the August 8 polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Former Top Cop Fights to Clear Her Name Over Marikana Shooting

[News24Wire] Former police commissioner Riah Phiyega has vowed to clear her name in the shooting that left 34 Marikana miners dead during the Lonmin wage dispute in 2012.

[News24Wire] Former police commissioner Riah Phiyega has vowed to clear her name in the shooting that left 34 Marikana miners dead during the Lonmin wage dispute in 2012.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Besters Farm Attackers Sentenced

[SAPS] On 12 June 2017, the Ladysmith Regional Court sentenced two accused who were responsible for committing a robbery at a farm in the Besters area. On Christmas Day in 2015 at around 09:00 a farmer, aged 57, was busy with his rounds on the farm whe…

[SAPS] On 12 June 2017, the Ladysmith Regional Court sentenced two accused who were responsible for committing a robbery at a farm in the Besters area. On Christmas Day in 2015 at around 09:00 a farmer, aged 57, was busy with his rounds on the farm when he was approached by two men. They suddenly produced a firearm and threatened to shoot him. They assaulted the man, tied him up with rope and left him near a water tank. The accused then proceeded to the farm house where they threatened and assaulted the farmer's

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mariners Decry Inadequate Presence of Navy At Sea

[Guardian] The inadequate presence of the Nigerian Navy at the sea has elicited concerns from master mariners, who described this as inimical to seaborne trade and national security.

[Guardian] The inadequate presence of the Nigerian Navy at the sea has elicited concerns from master mariners, who described this as inimical to seaborne trade and national security.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Female Condoms Shunned

[Times of Zambia] “I tried out the female condom once and it felt so uncomfortable especially with the lubricant’s unpleasant scent; I couldn’t even enjoy the act at all said,” says Margaret Mbewe of Lusaka’s Chunga Township when asked about why women …

[Times of Zambia] "I tried out the female condom once and it felt so uncomfortable especially with the lubricant's unpleasant scent; I couldn't even enjoy the act at all said," says Margaret Mbewe of Lusaka's Chunga Township when asked about why women shun using the female condom..

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia