Let’s Talk About Hate Speech

[Guardian] Nigeria’s Federal Government has chosen to declare a war on hate speech. Some of its most senior officers appear uncertain about the applicable laws. Keen not to be left behind, the ruling party seems willing to make a party political issue …

[Guardian] Nigeria's Federal Government has chosen to declare a war on hate speech. Some of its most senior officers appear uncertain about the applicable laws. Keen not to be left behind, the ruling party seems willing to make a party political issue out of the matter. The desire of the government is not misplaced but any effort to gain party political mileage out of hate speech risks destroying a currency that should be jealously guarded.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenyatta Cautions Against Hate Speech as MP Kuria Charged

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has cautioned leaders not to engage in hate speech and warned that government will take strong action against anyone who is found spreading tribal animosity.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has cautioned leaders not to engage in hate speech and warned that government will take strong action against anyone who is found spreading tribal animosity.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Candidates Sought for Senate Deputy Speaker Post

[Nation] Senators interested to serve as deputy speaker have been given until Wednesday afternoon to submit their applications to the Clerk of the Senate, Mr Jeremiah Nyegenye.

[Nation] Senators interested to serve as deputy speaker have been given until Wednesday afternoon to submit their applications to the Clerk of the Senate, Mr Jeremiah Nyegenye.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S.$5 Airtime Row Turns Fatal

[The Herald] A 30-year-old gold panner from Mberengwa was murdered by his uncle, a fellow gold panner, over a $5 airtime recharge card. Dulis Munatsa of Kaguvi Village under Chief Maziofa, Mberengwa, died at United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) three days a…

[The Herald] A 30-year-old gold panner from Mberengwa was murdered by his uncle, a fellow gold panner, over a $5 airtime recharge card. Dulis Munatsa of Kaguvi Village under Chief Maziofa, Mberengwa, died at United Bulawayo Hospitals (UBH) three days after he was struck on the head with a wooden plank by Timothy Dube (23). Dube appeared yesterday before Mberengwa resident magistrate Mrs Evia Matura facing murder.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe