Female Cop Sat On Suspect’s Face

[Swazi Media] A security guard told a court in Swaziland a female policeman sat on his face and other officers assaulted him after they accused him of stealing motor parts.

[Swazi Media] A security guard told a court in Swaziland a female policeman sat on his face and other officers assaulted him after they accused him of stealing motor parts.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

TETFund Spends N1.72 Billion On Research

[Daily Trust] The Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Dr Abdullahi Bichi Baffa said the fund has disbursed about N1.72billion to finance research since its inception.

[Daily Trust] The Executive Secretary of Tertiary Education Trust Fund (TETFund), Dr Abdullahi Bichi Baffa said the fund has disbursed about N1.72billion to finance research since its inception.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Vendor’s Death – Human Rights Activists Demand ‘Just Compensation’

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Human rights activists have demanded that Kampala Capital City Authority takes measures to tame the brutality of its law enforcement force and also compensate the family of the late Olivia Basemera who was pursued to de…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Human rights activists have demanded that Kampala Capital City Authority takes measures to tame the brutality of its law enforcement force and also compensate the family of the late Olivia Basemera who was pursued to death by the force

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Minister Tasks National Assembly On Passage of Postal Reform Bill

[Guardian] The Minister of Communications, Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu, has called on the National Assembly to expedite action in deliberating, and subsequently passing the Postal Reform Bill, and other related bills pending before it, aiming at restru…

[Guardian] The Minister of Communications, Abdur-Raheem Adebayo Shittu, has called on the National Assembly to expedite action in deliberating, and subsequently passing the Postal Reform Bill, and other related bills pending before it, aiming at restructuring the Nigerian Postal Service (NIPOST).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenya Poll, a Learning Slate for Continent

[The Herald] Today, Kenya’s electoral body, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is expected to announce the winner of the tightly-contested August 8 presidential election. And, the world is cautiously waiting.

[The Herald] Today, Kenya's electoral body, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is expected to announce the winner of the tightly-contested August 8 presidential election. And, the world is cautiously waiting.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Put Land in the Hands of Women – Pap MPs

[Independent (Kampala)] Midrand, South Africa -Women legislators of the African continent have decried what they have called the persistent marginalization of women in the control of productive resources. They said that despite being the majority popul…

[Independent (Kampala)] Midrand, South Africa -Women legislators of the African continent have decried what they have called the persistent marginalization of women in the control of productive resources. They said that despite being the majority population on the continent who account for 80 of food production in Africa, they continue to be sidelined over ownership of land in the legal, customary and social spheres.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Sri Lankan Military Officers on Study Tour

[New Times] A delegation of students and staff from the Sri Lanka Defence Service Command and Staff College is in the country for a two-week geo-strategic international study tour.

[New Times] A delegation of students and staff from the Sri Lanka Defence Service Command and Staff College is in the country for a two-week geo-strategic international study tour.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Bill Gates Donates Billions to Tanzania

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has set aside Sh777 billion to finance development projects in Agriculture, Health and Information Communication Technology (ICT) sectors in the country.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has set aside Sh777 billion to finance development projects in Agriculture, Health and Information Communication Technology (ICT) sectors in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

No Voting for Prisoners – Govt

[The Herald] An application by three MDC-T jailed murderers to be allowed to vote from prison in harmonised elections next year is misplaced and the activists’ remedy lies with Parliament, Government said yesterday.

[The Herald] An application by three MDC-T jailed murderers to be allowed to vote from prison in harmonised elections next year is misplaced and the activists' remedy lies with Parliament, Government said yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe