Buhari’s Aide Speaks On Controversial ‘Martin Luther King Award’ to President

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari (2nd l) receiving the 2018 Exceptional African Leadership Award from the Representative (Matriach) of the Martin Luther King Family, Dr Naomi King (2nd r) during the visit of Martin Luther King Junior’s Family…

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari (2nd l) receiving the 2018 Exceptional African Leadership Award from the Representative (Matriach) of the Martin Luther King Family, Dr Naomi King (2nd r) during the visit of Martin Luther King Junior's Family to the Presidential Villa in Abuja on Monday (26/3/18) With them are Senior Special Assistant the President on Diaspora Matters, Mrs Abike Dabiri-Erewa (l) Programme Initiator, Mr Rotimi Vaugham (M) and Mr Isaac Farru 01765/26/3/2018/Callistus/Ewelike/NAN

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why Africa’s Free Trade Area Offers So Much Promise

[Citizen] African leaders have just signed a framework establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area, the largest free trade agreement since the creation of the World Trade Organisation.

[Citizen] African leaders have just signed a framework establishing the African Continental Free Trade Area, the largest free trade agreement since the creation of the World Trade Organisation.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Parliament – IPID Throws Shade, Saying SAPS Corruption Is SA’s Biggest National Security Threat

[Daily Maverick] IPID (Independent Police Investigative Directorate) Executive Director Robert McBride threw shade in Parliament on Thursday. “The biggest threat to national security is corruption in the SAPS,” he told MPs of the police committee, high…

[Daily Maverick] IPID (Independent Police Investigative Directorate) Executive Director Robert McBride threw shade in Parliament on Thursday. "The biggest threat to national security is corruption in the SAPS," he told MPs of the police committee, highlighting dodgy procurements, crime intelligence slush funds and how the SAPS attempted to "lure" IPID investigators from probing police officials with offers of better salaries in the SAPS. It's the latest instalment in a long-standing drama of no love lost. By MARIANNE MERTE

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Momberg Case – IJR Applauds SA Justice System for Viewing Jail Term As Appropriate Punishment for Racism

[News24Wire] The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) on Thursday applauded the South African justice system for viewing a jail term and “not a mere fine” as appropriate punishment for racism.

[News24Wire] The Institute for Justice and Reconciliation (IJR) on Thursday applauded the South African justice system for viewing a jail term and "not a mere fine" as appropriate punishment for racism.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Up to 1 in 10 Victims of Sexual Violence Lack Victim Friendly Interviewing Rooms in 2016/17

[DA] This statement follows an oversight visits to Camperdown and Mpophomeni Police Stations by DA Shadow Minister of Police, Zakhele Mbhele MP , DA KZN Spokesperson on Community Safety and Liaison, Dr Rishigen Viranna MPL and DA KZN DAWN Leader, Sheha…

[DA] This statement follows an oversight visits to Camperdown and Mpophomeni Police Stations by DA Shadow Minister of Police, Zakhele Mbhele MP , DA KZN Spokesperson on Community Safety and Liaison, Dr Rishigen Viranna MPL and DA KZN DAWN Leader, Shehana Kajee. Please find soundbites in English and IsiZulu by Mr Mbhele.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa