Zomba Chiefs Hail Police for Promoting Security On Blood Sucking Mystery

[Malawi News Agency] Zomba -Chiefs in Zomba have commended police for leaving no stone unturned in making sure that peace and order resume in areas affected by blood sucking rumours.

[Malawi News Agency] Zomba -Chiefs in Zomba have commended police for leaving no stone unturned in making sure that peace and order resume in areas affected by blood sucking rumours.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

BoI Partners Gates Foundation, Others to Bridge Financial Inclusion Gap

[Guardian] The Bank of Industry (BoI), Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), have partnered to bridge financial inclusion gap and explore measures to eradicate poverty in the country.

[Guardian] The Bank of Industry (BoI), Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation and Consultative Group to Assist the Poor (CGAP), have partnered to bridge financial inclusion gap and explore measures to eradicate poverty in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lawyer Arrested At Schools Sports Event

[CAJ News] Harare -ZIMBABWEAN lawyers are demanding the repealing of draconian legislation after an aspiring legislator was arrested during a sports tournament at a primary school in Harare. Advocate Fadzayi Mahere, a pro-democracy campaigner, lawyer a…

[CAJ News] Harare -ZIMBABWEAN lawyers are demanding the repealing of draconian legislation after an aspiring legislator was arrested during a sports tournament at a primary school in Harare. Advocate Fadzayi Mahere, a pro-democracy campaigner, lawyer and aspiring parliamentary candidate for Mt Pleasant constituency in the capital city, has been arrested and charged under the repressive Public Order and Security Act (POSA). She was arrested in front of scholars for allegedly hosting the event without "clearance" from police.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Controversial Play Lifts Lid On Secretive Sotho Female Initiation

[CAJ News] Pretoria -THE emotive Sotho female initiation, Lebollo, is among local rites shrouded in mystery, controversy and misinterpretation. Writer and director, Lebo “Thope” Leisa, is thriving on controversy and sends tongues wagging with a product…

[CAJ News] Pretoria -THE emotive Sotho female initiation, Lebollo, is among local rites shrouded in mystery, controversy and misinterpretation. Writer and director, Lebo "Thope" Leisa, is thriving on controversy and sends tongues wagging with a production based around the initiation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Starvation Threatens Thousands of Congolese Children

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -AS many as 700 000 children could starve in the conflict-torn Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) unless food aid is secured. The head of the United Nations World Food Programme, David Beasley, warned this was on…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -AS many as 700 000 children could starve in the conflict-torn Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) unless food aid is secured. The head of the United Nations World Food Programme, David Beasley, warned this was one of the humanitarian catastrophes looming in the area. "We need access to those children, and we need money urgently," he said at the conclusion of his tour of the Central African country. Some 3,2 million people in the Kasai are severely food insecure, struggling to feed themse

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville

State Completes ID Parade in Soweto School Guard Sexual Assault Case

[News24Wire] The State says it has completed the identification parade in the case against a security guard who allegedly sexually assaulted at least 87 school girls at a Soweto primary school.

[News24Wire] The State says it has completed the identification parade in the case against a security guard who allegedly sexually assaulted at least 87 school girls at a Soweto primary school.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa