UNDP Hope for Better On Death Penalty

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) believes that the launch of the study of Malawian Traditional Leaders’ Perspectives on Capital Punishment could contribute to a more informed discussion on the death penalty in …

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) believes that the launch of the study of Malawian Traditional Leaders' Perspectives on Capital Punishment could contribute to a more informed discussion on the death penalty in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Court Clips Wings of SME Bank Liquidators

[New Era] Windhoek -The extra powers granted to the liquidators of the SME Bank by Deputy Judge President Hosea Angula were reined in on Tuesday by High Court Judge Thomas Masuku when he rescinded and set aside the order granted ex parte by Judge Angul…

[New Era] Windhoek -The extra powers granted to the liquidators of the SME Bank by Deputy Judge President Hosea Angula were reined in on Tuesday by High Court Judge Thomas Masuku when he rescinded and set aside the order granted ex parte by Judge Angula on February 2 this year. An ex parte application is when one party approaches the High Court without notifying the other party or parties involved.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

We Must Avoid Trade Wars, Buhari Tells Commonwealth

[Leadership] To make business easier between commonwealth countries, President Muhammadu Buhari has advocated that they avoid trade wars and work collectively to preserve the global trading order.

[Leadership] To make business easier between commonwealth countries, President Muhammadu Buhari has advocated that they avoid trade wars and work collectively to preserve the global trading order.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Vusi Mahlasela to Receive Honorary Doctorate in September

[This is Africa] Vusi Mahlasela, popularly called “The Voice of South Africa,” who was set to be conferred with a honorary doctorate by the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal for his contribution to society through his music could not receive his award this …

[This is Africa] Vusi Mahlasela, popularly called "The Voice of South Africa," who was set to be conferred with a honorary doctorate by the University of Kwa-Zulu Natal for his contribution to society through his music could not receive his award this week due to illness. The university said it hopes the musician will be well enough to receive the degree at its spring graduation ceremony in September, 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

#BBNaija: The Last Five Standing

[Africa Magic] After toughing it out for close to three months alongside complete strangers turned friends (and even enemies) for the mouth-watering Big Brother Naija Double Wahala prize, Alex, Tobi, Cee-C, Miracle and Nina are finally at the finish li…

[Africa Magic] After toughing it out for close to three months alongside complete strangers turned friends (and even enemies) for the mouth-watering Big Brother Naija Double Wahala prize, Alex, Tobi, Cee-C, Miracle and Nina are finally at the finish line. Edging out 15 other very capable competitors to the crown was never going to be an easy task. Our fab five, however, have made it look like a cake-walk.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Police Looking Into Threats Against Malema, EFF Leadership

[News24Wire] The South Africa Police Service said it was looking into threats made against EFF leader Julius Malema. It said the threats were being viewed in “a very serious light”.

[News24Wire] The South Africa Police Service said it was looking into threats made against EFF leader Julius Malema. It said the threats were being viewed in "a very serious light".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ethnic Violence Pushes Malians Into Burkina Faso Crisis Zone

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Ethnic violence in central Mali has driven 3,000 people into northern Burkina Faso since February, straining dwindling food and medical supplies in that part of the West African nation, the United Nations said on Tue…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Ethnic violence in central Mali has driven 3,000 people into northern Burkina Faso since February, straining dwindling food and medical supplies in that part of the West African nation, the United Nations said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

Vodacom Tanzania Extends IPO to Give Local Investors More Time

[East African] Vodacom Tanzania Plc, which recently offered 25 per cent of its shares in an initial public offering, has failed to meet the set threshold, raising questions about the ability of Tanzanians to take up the shares of the country’s biggest …

[East African] Vodacom Tanzania Plc, which recently offered 25 per cent of its shares in an initial public offering, has failed to meet the set threshold, raising questions about the ability of Tanzanians to take up the shares of the country's biggest telco.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Talks About Her #MeToo Story

[This is Africa] Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie told her #MeToo story this week during the Stockholm Forum on Gender Equality. In her closing keynote speech, Adichie spoke of how she was sexually harassed when she was a 17 year-old. Adichie was one of the 60…

[This is Africa] Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie told her #MeToo story this week during the Stockholm Forum on Gender Equality. In her closing keynote speech, Adichie spoke of how she was sexually harassed when she was a 17 year-old. Adichie was one of the 600 gender equality actors who participated in the Stockholm Forum.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria