‘Strong Legal Panel’ to Head Zille Disiplinary – DA

[News24Wire] The DA has appointed a “strong, experienced legal team” to lead the disciplinary hearing of its former leader, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, for her tweets on colonialism.

[News24Wire] The DA has appointed a "strong, experienced legal team" to lead the disciplinary hearing of its former leader, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, for her tweets on colonialism.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Transparency International Condemns Threats of Violence and Intimidation Against Its Tunisia Partner

[PR Newswire] Berlin -Transparency International, the global anti-corruption movement, condemns the threats made against its partner in Tunisia and calls on the authorities investigate the smear campaign against IWatch Tunisia.

[PR Newswire] Berlin -Transparency International, the global anti-corruption movement, condemns the threats made against its partner in Tunisia and calls on the authorities investigate the smear campaign against IWatch Tunisia.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Principal Stabbed At Cape Town School

[News24Wire] The principal of a Cape Town school survived a stabbing on the school’s premises on Wednesday morning following alleged threats against him for proceeding with a disciplinary hearing against a pupil.

[News24Wire] The principal of a Cape Town school survived a stabbing on the school's premises on Wednesday morning following alleged threats against him for proceeding with a disciplinary hearing against a pupil.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SAPS Condemns Assassination of Police Member

[SAPS] Pretoria: The Acting National Police Commissioner of the South African Police Service, Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane, calls on members of the public to assist law enforcement agencies in condemning and apprehending those responsible for t…

[SAPS] Pretoria: The Acting National Police Commissioner of the South African Police Service, Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane, calls on members of the public to assist law enforcement agencies in condemning and apprehending those responsible for the on-going killings of members of the South African Police Service.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Citizens Stage ‘Silent Protest’ to Demand Internet

[Deutsche Welle] Internet users in Cameroon have once again taken to the streets urging their government to restore internet connectivity in English-speaking regions. Monday marks three months since internet services were cut off.

[Deutsche Welle] Internet users in Cameroon have once again taken to the streets urging their government to restore internet connectivity in English-speaking regions. Monday marks three months since internet services were cut off.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Internet Shutdown Inspires Punitive Proposal Targeting African Governments

[RFI] Spotlight on Africa this week discusses a proposal which would punish African governments if they shut down access to the internet. The punitive measures have been inspired by a three-month shutdown in Cameroon’s Anglophone regions that the autho…

[RFI] Spotlight on Africa this week discusses a proposal which would punish African governments if they shut down access to the internet. The punitive measures have been inspired by a three-month shutdown in Cameroon's Anglophone regions that the authorities have imposed following a series of protests and demonstrations. The plan by some internet service providers would restrict African governments' access to internet resources if they stop their citizens from accessing the web. Authors of the proposal hope the

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Opposition Snub Freedom Celebrations

[CAJ News] Harare -ZIMBABWEAN opposition parties have boycotted the country’s independence celebrations in protest of the deteriorating human rights situation and the collapse of the economy. On Tuesday, the country marked 37 years since independence f…

[CAJ News] Harare -ZIMBABWEAN opposition parties have boycotted the country's independence celebrations in protest of the deteriorating human rights situation and the collapse of the economy. On Tuesday, the country marked 37 years since independence from Britain. Opposition parties however stayed away from the annual festivities held in Harare arguing the country had nothing to celebrate in the wake of rising poverty, dictatorship, unemployment and human rights abuses blamed on President Robert Mugabe (93) and Zanu-PF, in p

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘The Ocean Is Not a Dumping Ground’

[IPS] Port-Louis -An internationally renowned scientist, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim became Mauritius’s sixth president on June 5, 2015 – and one of the few Muslim women heads of state in the world.

[IPS] Port-Louis -An internationally renowned scientist, Ameenah Gurib-Fakim became Mauritius's sixth president on June 5, 2015 - and one of the few Muslim women heads of state in the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Ethiopia, Canada to Boost Mining, Energy Sector Cooperation

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia and Canada agreed to cement bilateral cooperation on energy and mining developments and the latter has keen interest in carrying out capacity building activities.

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia and Canada agreed to cement bilateral cooperation on energy and mining developments and the latter has keen interest in carrying out capacity building activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia