Axe Murder Accused Loses Application, Decides Not to Testify

[News24Wire] Judge Siraj Desai has ruled that Henri Van Breda will testify first in accordance with the Criminal Procedure Act should he decide to take to the witness stand, the Western Cape High Court heard on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Judge Siraj Desai has ruled that Henri Van Breda will testify first in accordance with the Criminal Procedure Act should he decide to take to the witness stand, the Western Cape High Court heard on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Number of Citizens Using Contraception Is Increasing

[Iwacu] On the occasion of the World Contraception Day, the National Health and Reproduction Program (PNSR) says Burundians now understand the importance of using contraceptive methods. The users’ number has increased from 2, 7 % in 2007 to 42, 5 % in …

[Iwacu] On the occasion of the World Contraception Day, the National Health and Reproduction Program (PNSR) says Burundians now understand the importance of using contraceptive methods. The users' number has increased from 2, 7 % in 2007 to 42, 5 % in 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Foreign Currency Prices Increase in Burundi

[Iwacu] Foreign currencies continue to rise in price on the black market. Small importers say the lack of the former hampers their commercial activities. “Foreign currencies are increasingly becoming scarce and their price is constantly climbing as a c…

[Iwacu] Foreign currencies continue to rise in price on the black market. Small importers say the lack of the former hampers their commercial activities. "Foreign currencies are increasingly becoming scarce and their price is constantly climbing as a consequence," says Christophe Niyongabo, a shoe salesman.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Living Beyond God – the Effects of the Scientific Revolution

[Daily Maverick] We live in an era where, at more than any other time, objective material conditions shape our existence, consciousness and governance beyond original imaginations and machinations of God – God, both as the existential idea and reality….

[Daily Maverick] We live in an era where, at more than any other time, objective material conditions shape our existence, consciousness and governance beyond original imaginations and machinations of God - God, both as the existential idea and reality. This may be due to a combination of discontents with globalisation, ultra-nationalism, consumerism and the fourth industrial revolution - all drivers of inequality without reprieve from the supernatural being.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Al-Bashir to Address Opening Session of Sixth Convocation of the National Legislature On October 2

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic , Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir will address the opening session of the Six convocation of the National Legislature on October, the 2nd.

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic , Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir will address the opening session of the Six convocation of the National Legislature on October, the 2nd.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Anti-Apartheid Veteran Rebukes Churches in Reconcilliation Lecture

[News24Wire] Anti-apartheid activist and pastor, Allan Boesak, on Wednesday evening criticised South African churches for forgetting their role in the new South Africa.

[News24Wire] Anti-apartheid activist and pastor, Allan Boesak, on Wednesday evening criticised South African churches for forgetting their role in the new South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Corruption, Political Turmoil Hit SA’s Competitiveness

[News24Wire] Corruption was cited as one of the biggest obstacles in creating a competitive business environment in South Africa, as the country dropped 14 places in the World Economic Forum’s (WEF’s) Competitiveness Index.

[News24Wire] Corruption was cited as one of the biggest obstacles in creating a competitive business environment in South Africa, as the country dropped 14 places in the World Economic Forum's (WEF's) Competitiveness Index.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cameroon Accused of Torture, Abuse and Forcefully Return of Nigerian Refugees

[Premium Times] Cameroon’s military has carried out a mass forced return of 100,000 Nigerian asylum seekers in an effort to stem the spread of Boko Haram, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Wednesday.

[Premium Times] Cameroon's military has carried out a mass forced return of 100,000 Nigerian asylum seekers in an effort to stem the spread of Boko Haram, Human Rights Watch said in a report released on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon