Civil Society Groups Terminate Dialogue With Ruling Party

[Nyasa Times] Five civil society organisations (CSOs) pushing the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to refund money from some State enterprises have resolved to proceed with their intention to sue the party, saying they are terminating the d…

[Nyasa Times] Five civil society organisations (CSOs) pushing the governing Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) to refund money from some State enterprises have resolved to proceed with their intention to sue the party, saying they are terminating the dialogue process.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Ugandan Judge Wins World Prosecutor of the Year Award

[Daily Monitor] High Court Judge Susan Okalany was on Thursday bestowed Prosecutor of the Year award in Beijing, China by the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) to recognise her distinguished role in the prosecution of the 2010 Kampala bomb…

[Daily Monitor] High Court Judge Susan Okalany was on Thursday bestowed Prosecutor of the Year award in Beijing, China by the International Association of Prosecutors (IAP) to recognise her distinguished role in the prosecution of the 2010 Kampala bombing suspects.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Football Fans Assault Referees, Journalist

[Nyasa Times] Referee James Chisunkha and one of his assistants were heavily assaulted by Ekwendeni United fans last Saturday at Ekwendeni CCAP Ground where Ekwendeni United was hosting Fish Eagles in the Simama Premier League under the Northern Region…

[Nyasa Times] Referee James Chisunkha and one of his assistants were heavily assaulted by Ekwendeni United fans last Saturday at Ekwendeni CCAP Ground where Ekwendeni United was hosting Fish Eagles in the Simama Premier League under the Northern Region Football Association (NRFA).

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Niger Basin Authority Warns of More Floods in Nigeria, Urges Caution

[Guardian] With the current rise in water levels in the River Niger and the increasing torrential rainfall, the country may experience another flooding only comparable to the 2012 floods, the Niger Basin Authority (NBA) has warned.

[Guardian] With the current rise in water levels in the River Niger and the increasing torrential rainfall, the country may experience another flooding only comparable to the 2012 floods, the Niger Basin Authority (NBA) has warned.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Progress of Nigeria, Others Against Poverty, Disease in Jeopardy, Says Report

[Guardian] The progress made by Nigeria and other countries in reducing extreme poverty and disease in recent decades is in jeopardy, according to an inaugural annual report by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

[Guardian] The progress made by Nigeria and other countries in reducing extreme poverty and disease in recent decades is in jeopardy, according to an inaugural annual report by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Protesting Western Cape Fishermen Demand Urgent Meeting With Minister

[News24Wire] A group of Hout Bay fishermen are demanding an urgent meeting with the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) saying they’ve been given the runaround by the department.

[News24Wire] A group of Hout Bay fishermen are demanding an urgent meeting with the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (DAFF) saying they've been given the runaround by the department.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Man Hijacked, Stabbed in Port Elizabeth

[SAPS] A 45-year-old Port Elizabeth man was allegedly hijacked in Russell road last night, 11 September 2017, while driving home. The man was stabbed several times and subjected to severe beatings by his hijackers. His attackers took him to Coega where…

[SAPS] A 45-year-old Port Elizabeth man was allegedly hijacked in Russell road last night, 11 September 2017, while driving home. The man was stabbed several times and subjected to severe beatings by his hijackers. His attackers took him to Coega where he was robbed of his wallet, clothing and personal belongings. He managed to escape and run for help. He was assisted by a security guard who called an ambulance. He was taken to hospital where he is in a serious but stable condition.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Four Arrested for Public Violence After Shacks Demolished in George

[News24Wire] Three women and a man were arrested for public violence after illegal structures were demolished in Thembalethu, George, on Tuesday, Western Cape police said.

[News24Wire] Three women and a man were arrested for public violence after illegal structures were demolished in Thembalethu, George, on Tuesday, Western Cape police said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bullets Cup Celebration Ends in Tragedy

[Nyasa Times] The body of a 15-year-old Blantyre Rural FAM/FIFA U-16 player Raphael Mkhoma who was hit by a taxi on Sunday during a Nyasa Big Bullets Carlsberg Cup parade at Kameza was laid to rest on Tuesday in Chileka at Puli village T/A Kapeni, Blan…

[Nyasa Times] The body of a 15-year-old Blantyre Rural FAM/FIFA U-16 player Raphael Mkhoma who was hit by a taxi on Sunday during a Nyasa Big Bullets Carlsberg Cup parade at Kameza was laid to rest on Tuesday in Chileka at Puli village T/A Kapeni, Blantyre.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi