Hashatsi – a Polarising Figure

[Lesotho Times] COLONEL Tefo Hashatsi, who died from wounds sustained in a hail of bullets on Tuesday, was a polarising figure who was loved and loathed in equal measure by his supporters and opponents respectively.

[Lesotho Times] COLONEL Tefo Hashatsi, who died from wounds sustained in a hail of bullets on Tuesday, was a polarising figure who was loved and loathed in equal measure by his supporters and opponents respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Motšomotšo a Long-Serving Soldier

[Lesotho Times] SLAIN Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) commander, Lieutenant-General Khoantle Paul Motsomotso, had a long and distinguished career from the time he joined the army in 1980.

[Lesotho Times] SLAIN Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) commander, Lieutenant-General Khoantle Paul Motsomotso, had a long and distinguished career from the time he joined the army in 1980.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Witness Says Accused Sent Her Abusive SMS

[Nation] A former principal of Icaciri Girls’ Secondary School, who is on trial for the murder of her husband, had threatened an M-Pesa attendant said to have been the first target for murder before the plan changed, a court was told.

[Nation] A former principal of Icaciri Girls' Secondary School, who is on trial for the murder of her husband, had threatened an M-Pesa attendant said to have been the first target for murder before the plan changed, a court was told.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

14-Year-Old Girl Detained for 7 Days in Fire Probe

[Nation] A Form One student alleged to have started the Moi Girls School fire that killed nine of her schoolmates is likely to face three charges when police conclude investigations.

[Nation] A Form One student alleged to have started the Moi Girls School fire that killed nine of her schoolmates is likely to face three charges when police conclude investigations.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Address Election-Related Sexual Violence

[Nation] Is there no justice for rape?” asked Jane, a young woman from Nairobi’s slums. “If police, who should be helping us, can just rape women and nothing is done to them, what will prevent men from continuing to rape us?”

[Nation] Is there no justice for rape?" asked Jane, a young woman from Nairobi's slums. "If police, who should be helping us, can just rape women and nothing is done to them, what will prevent men from continuing to rape us?"

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Internally Displaced Overlooked Amid Refugee Crises

[IPS] Dolo Odo, Ethiopia -Grasping its limp leg, a woman drags the carcass of one of her few remaining black-headed sheep away from her family’s domed shelter fashioned out of sticks and fabric that stands alone amid the desiccated scrubland a few kilo…

[IPS] Dolo Odo, Ethiopia -Grasping its limp leg, a woman drags the carcass of one of her few remaining black-headed sheep away from her family's domed shelter fashioned out of sticks and fabric that stands alone amid the desiccated scrubland a few kilometers from the town of Dolo Odo in the southeast of Ethiopia near the border with Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Mayor’s ‘Absurd’ Claim That Undocumented Foreigners Make Up 80% of Joburg Inner City

[Africa Check] Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba is a year into his job and trying to make good on election promises to clean up the inner city. Yet different sources of data contradicts his claim about the share of undocumented foreigners living there.

[Africa Check] Johannesburg mayor Herman Mashaba is a year into his job and trying to make good on election promises to clean up the inner city. Yet different sources of data contradicts his claim about the share of undocumented foreigners living there.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa