Abolish Death Penalty, Amnesty International Urges

[Nation] Amnesty International on Thursday praised Kenya for limits it has placed on use of the death penalty but urged it to join the 20 African countries that have abolished capital punishment altogether.

[Nation] Amnesty International on Thursday praised Kenya for limits it has placed on use of the death penalty but urged it to join the 20 African countries that have abolished capital punishment altogether.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Controversial Slum Relocation Kicks Off in Kigali

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -About 1,000 families are readying to move out of a slum in the Rwandan capital as construction starts on a controversial city masterplan that aims to turn Kigali into Africa’s Singapore.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -About 1,000 families are readying to move out of a slum in the Rwandan capital as construction starts on a controversial city masterplan that aims to turn Kigali into Africa's Singapore.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Mayor De Lille’s Attendance At Memorial Is Between Her and EFF Leadership – DA

[News24Wire] A “courtesy call” by Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille, to alert the DA she would be attending an EFF memorial service for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, would have been welcomed, the party’s spokesperson said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] A "courtesy call" by Cape Town mayor Patricia de Lille, to alert the DA she would be attending an EFF memorial service for Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, would have been welcomed, the party's spokesperson said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Top RAB Officials Dismissed

[New Times] Four senior officials at Rwanda Agricultural Board (RAB) were last evening dismissed from office, according to a statement signed by Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente.

[New Times] Four senior officials at Rwanda Agricultural Board (RAB) were last evening dismissed from office, according to a statement signed by Prime Minister Edouard Ngirente.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Belgian Based Pros Join Junior Wasps Camp

[New Times] The national U-20 team coach, Vincent Mashami, has added three foreign-based players to the team that will face Kenya in the return leg of the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations championship.

[New Times] The national U-20 team coach, Vincent Mashami, has added three foreign-based players to the team that will face Kenya in the return leg of the 2019 Africa U20 Cup of Nations championship.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Kwibuka24 – Rwandans in France Commemorate

[New Times] On Tuesday, April 10, the Rwandan Embassy in France organised the 24th commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi which was attended by different French officials and members of the Rwandan community in the country’s capital, Paris.

[New Times] On Tuesday, April 10, the Rwandan Embassy in France organised the 24th commemoration of the Genocide against the Tutsi which was attended by different French officials and members of the Rwandan community in the country's capital, Paris.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Parliament Expels Opposition Leader Khupe

[The Herald] Parliament yesterday expelled MDC-T vice president Dr Thokozani Khupe after the party wrote to the National Assembly Speaker saying she no longer represented its interests.

[The Herald] Parliament yesterday expelled MDC-T vice president Dr Thokozani Khupe after the party wrote to the National Assembly Speaker saying she no longer represented its interests.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Country’s Transition Process Was A Miracle – President’s Spokesperson

[The Herald] Bulawayo -Operation Restore Legacy which saw the resignation of former president Mugabe is an unprecedented miracle which cannot be repeated elsewhere in the world, Presidential spokesperson Mr George Charamba has said.

[The Herald] Bulawayo -Operation Restore Legacy which saw the resignation of former president Mugabe is an unprecedented miracle which cannot be repeated elsewhere in the world, Presidential spokesperson Mr George Charamba has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Where Are Tomorrow’s Music Legends?

[The Herald] April 9 marked 22 years after the death of music legend Leonard Dembo and some radio stations dedicated slots to the musician’s songs in honour of his creativity.

[The Herald] April 9 marked 22 years after the death of music legend Leonard Dembo and some radio stations dedicated slots to the musician's songs in honour of his creativity.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe