The Country Must Combat Impunity to Achieve Peace, President Says

[VOA] In a speech to the U.N. Human Rights Council, the president of Central African Republic told the 47-member body the road to peace for his embattled country lies in combating impunity and making people accountable for their crimes.

[VOA] In a speech to the U.N. Human Rights Council, the president of Central African Republic told the 47-member body the road to peace for his embattled country lies in combating impunity and making people accountable for their crimes.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Parliament ‘Notes’ Party-Funding Ruling

[News24Wire] Moves are already afoot to regulate the public and private funding of political parties, Parliament said on Wednesday as it noted a court ruling forcing political parties to disclose where their funding comes from.

[News24Wire] Moves are already afoot to regulate the public and private funding of political parties, Parliament said on Wednesday as it noted a court ruling forcing political parties to disclose where their funding comes from.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Perpetrators of Crimes Escape Justice

[VOA] In a scathing report to the U.N. Human Rights Council, a senior U.N. official accuses the Democratic Republic of Congo of turning a blind eye to systematic and gross violations of human rights committed by its security forces.

[VOA] In a scathing report to the U.N. Human Rights Council, a senior U.N. official accuses the Democratic Republic of Congo of turning a blind eye to systematic and gross violations of human rights committed by its security forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Illegal Currency Dealers Counting Losses

[The Herald] Some illegal currency dealers who stocked the US dollar over the weekend in anticipation of a monumental collapse of value of bond notes are beginning to count their losses as the surrogate currency remains stable. Zimbabwe last Saturday w…

[The Herald] Some illegal currency dealers who stocked the US dollar over the weekend in anticipation of a monumental collapse of value of bond notes are beginning to count their losses as the surrogate currency remains stable. Zimbabwe last Saturday woke up to a currency chaos with illegal street dealers demanding as high as $1,60 bond notes for every US$1 and paying up to $1,50 for the greenback.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Woman Burns to Death

[The Herald] A 33-year-old Harare woman burnt herself to death in a top-of-the-range car behind the National Sports Stadium in Harare yesterday morning. Police suspect the incident might have been triggered by a domestic dispute and investigations were…

[The Herald] A 33-year-old Harare woman burnt herself to death in a top-of-the-range car behind the National Sports Stadium in Harare yesterday morning. Police suspect the incident might have been triggered by a domestic dispute and investigations were underway to establish what could have happened. Police national spokesperson Chief Superintendent Paul Nyathi confirmed the incident yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cops Probing Night of Bloodshed in Nyanga

[News24Wire] Detectives were “combing crime scenes for clues” after seven people were murdered across the Nyanga cluster in Cape Town, Western Cape police said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Detectives were "combing crime scenes for clues" after seven people were murdered across the Nyanga cluster in Cape Town, Western Cape police said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Moyo Deputy to Face Trial

[The Herald] Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Deputy Minister Godfrey Gandawa, who had been temporarily removed from remand on allegations of swindling the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) of thousands of dol…

[The Herald] Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Deputy Minister Godfrey Gandawa, who had been temporarily removed from remand on allegations of swindling the Zimbabwe Manpower Development Fund (Zimdef) of thousands of dollars, will now face trial after the Apex Court threw out his constitutional challenge.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Isles Reps Petition Govt On Rising Land Conflicts

[Daily News] MEMBERS of the House of Representatives have tasked the government to step up its efforts in addressing the persistent land conflicts among citizens and poor land use.

[Daily News] MEMBERS of the House of Representatives have tasked the government to step up its efforts in addressing the persistent land conflicts among citizens and poor land use.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania