Court Case of The Mafioso, the Ex-Mandela Cop and the ‘Malicious’ Police

[News24Wire] Details about decades-old investigations into top police officers, mafioso Vito Palazzolo, and the “malicious” treatment of the then-head of former president Nelson Mandela’s investigative unit, are expected to emerge in a sensational cour…

[News24Wire] Details about decades-old investigations into top police officers, mafioso Vito Palazzolo, and the "malicious" treatment of the then-head of former president Nelson Mandela's investigative unit, are expected to emerge in a sensational court case.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mixed Feelings Over Corporal Punishment Ban

[The Herald] Last week, the High Court of Zimbabwe issued a historic ruling outlawing the beating of children in schools and at home. High Court Judge Justice David Mangota held that parents and teachers must not lay their hands on children even if the…

[The Herald] Last week, the High Court of Zimbabwe issued a historic ruling outlawing the beating of children in schools and at home. High Court Judge Justice David Mangota held that parents and teachers must not lay their hands on children even if they misbehave.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Turning the Tide for LGBT Rights in Kenya

[IFEX] Caro Rolando -IFEX interviews lawyer Eric Gitari to learn more about the human impact of Kenya’s anti-homosexuality legislation, the complexities of legal activism, and the impact his NGO’s work could have on other countries.

[IFEX] Caro Rolando -IFEX interviews lawyer Eric Gitari to learn more about the human impact of Kenya's anti-homosexuality legislation, the complexities of legal activism, and the impact his NGO's work could have on other countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Women As Drivers of Change

[IFEX] On International Women’s Day 2017, we’re kicking off a series of brief reflections by women from around the world on gender and human rights. Our first is a post from Ghana, written by Felicia Fauzia Anthonio. Felicia works with IFEX member the …

[IFEX] On International Women's Day 2017, we're kicking off a series of brief reflections by women from around the world on gender and human rights. Our first is a post from Ghana, written by Felicia Fauzia Anthonio. Felicia works with IFEX member the Media Foundation for West Africa. She coordinates the activities of the African Freedom of Expression Exchange, a network of 12 prominent freedom of expression organisations. Make sure to like IFEX on Facebook and follow us on Instagram to read more reflections in t

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Court Stops Demolition of Condemned Buildings

[Monitor] Gulu -The High Court in Gulu has issued an interim order restraining Gulu Municipality leaders from demolishing structures condemned as unfit for human habitation within the four divisions of Bardege, Layibi, Pece and Laroo.

[Monitor] Gulu -The High Court in Gulu has issued an interim order restraining Gulu Municipality leaders from demolishing structures condemned as unfit for human habitation within the four divisions of Bardege, Layibi, Pece and Laroo.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘No Time for Trial and Error’ As Cape Town’s Mayor Leads Green Push

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -LED streetlights, roof-top solar water heaters, and a push for Cape Town to get a fifth of its energy from renewables by 2020

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -LED streetlights, roof-top solar water heaters, and a push for Cape Town to get a fifth of its energy from renewables by 2020

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa