Durban Land Invasion Unit Accused of Trampling Homes and Human Rights

[GroundUp] Shack dwellers in Cato Manor, Durban, say evictions and demolitions carried out by the eThekwini Municipality from Saturday to Monday left many homeless and injured. They accuse the municipal land invasion unit of brutality, theft and acting…

[GroundUp] Shack dwellers in Cato Manor, Durban, say evictions and demolitions carried out by the eThekwini Municipality from Saturday to Monday left many homeless and injured. They accuse the municipal land invasion unit of brutality, theft and acting illegally.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Singer Left Homeless After Magufuli Orders Demolition of his Mansion

[Nation] Bongo flava veteran hip-hop hit artist Joseph Haule, popularly known as Professor Jay, is counting his losses after the Tanzanian government moved to demolish his mansion worth over Tsh100 millions (Sh4.6 million) that stood on a road reserve,…

[Nation] Bongo flava veteran hip-hop hit artist Joseph Haule, popularly known as Professor Jay, is counting his losses after the Tanzanian government moved to demolish his mansion worth over Tsh100 millions (Sh4.6 million) that stood on a road reserve, going against a court order.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Nine-Year-Old Abducted, Attacked and Left for Dead

[Nation] Lying quietly in the hospital bed in the paediatric ward at Mediheal Hospital, Nakuru, is nine-year-old Faith Nduta, probably reflecting on the ordeal that saw her end up where she is.

[Nation] Lying quietly in the hospital bed in the paediatric ward at Mediheal Hospital, Nakuru, is nine-year-old Faith Nduta, probably reflecting on the ordeal that saw her end up where she is.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Why Kisumu MCAs Rejected Cheaper Birth Control

[Nation] Kisumu MCAs have rejected proposals to lower the cost of birth control, arguing that this will prevent the region from acquiring the desired numbers for political advantage.

[Nation] Kisumu MCAs have rejected proposals to lower the cost of birth control, arguing that this will prevent the region from acquiring the desired numbers for political advantage.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Does Nigeria’s Yoruba Have the World’s Highest Twin Birth Rate?

[Africa Check] The idea that eating yams increases the chance of twins seems to be backed up by the high twinning rate in parts where the vegetable is popular. But it’s not grounded in solid evidence.

[Africa Check] The idea that eating yams increases the chance of twins seems to be backed up by the high twinning rate in parts where the vegetable is popular. But it's not grounded in solid evidence.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria