Rapist Uncle Jailed 11 Years

[The Herald] A 79-year old Wedza man was yesterday sentenced to nine years in prison for raping his niece. He pleaded not guilty to rape but was convicted by Chitungwiza regional magistrate Ms Estere Chivasa after a full trial. Ms Chivasa initially sen…

[The Herald] A 79-year old Wedza man was yesterday sentenced to nine years in prison for raping his niece. He pleaded not guilty to rape but was convicted by Chitungwiza regional magistrate Ms Estere Chivasa after a full trial. Ms Chivasa initially sentenced him to 11 years in prison before setting aside two years on condition of good behaviour.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Judges Question Laxity to Investigate Suspect

[Daily News] Arusha -JUSTICES of the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights, yesterday, expressed their serious concerns over failure by Tanzania’s Immigration Department to investigate the conduct of Robert John Pennessis of using three different …

[Daily News] Arusha -JUSTICES of the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights, yesterday, expressed their serious concerns over failure by Tanzania's Immigration Department to investigate the conduct of Robert John Pennessis of using three different names and two passports to identify himself.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Muchada Acting Civil Service Commission Chair

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa has appointed Dr Margaret Muchada as acting chairperson of the Civil Service Commission, replacing long-serving senior civil servant Dr Mariyawanda Nzuwah. The announcement was made by Chief Secretary to the President a…

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa has appointed Dr Margaret Muchada as acting chairperson of the Civil Service Commission, replacing long-serving senior civil servant Dr Mariyawanda Nzuwah. The announcement was made by Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet Dr Misheck Sibanda in a statement yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Lagos Relocates Residents Over Olusosun Dumpsite Fire

[Leadership] Lagos State Government, yesterday directed residents living very close to Olusosun Dumpsite that was recently gutted by fire to temporarily relocate from the area to avert health hazards associated with inhaling of thick smokes emission fr…

[Leadership] Lagos State Government, yesterday directed residents living very close to Olusosun Dumpsite that was recently gutted by fire to temporarily relocate from the area to avert health hazards associated with inhaling of thick smokes emission from the dumpsite.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cheikh Anta Diop – Visionary Scholar

[Deutsche Welle] Anthropologist, historian, specialist in nuclear physics and passionate about linguistics, the Senegalese scholar Cheikh Anta Diop laid the foundation for finally writing the history of Africa without racist prejudices.

[Deutsche Welle] Anthropologist, historian, specialist in nuclear physics and passionate about linguistics, the Senegalese scholar Cheikh Anta Diop laid the foundation for finally writing the history of Africa without racist prejudices.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Mutual Benefits of Ethiopia’s Refugee Policy

[ISS] Ethiopia is the second largest refugee-hosting country in Africa. It is also fast becoming the most progressive on the continent in responding to forced displacement. If properly implemented, Ethiopia’s version of the Comprehensive Refugee Respon…

[ISS] Ethiopia is the second largest refugee-hosting country in Africa. It is also fast becoming the most progressive on the continent in responding to forced displacement. If properly implemented, Ethiopia's version of the Comprehensive Refugee Response Framework - which combines development and humanitarian aid - will benefit both refugees and host communities.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Opposition Leader in Hot Water Over #Esidimeni Tweet

[News24Wire] Western Cape Premier Helen Zille’s habit of writing controversial tweets continued on Tuesday after she tweeted about the families of the Life Esidimeni victims.

[News24Wire] Western Cape Premier Helen Zille's habit of writing controversial tweets continued on Tuesday after she tweeted about the families of the Life Esidimeni victims.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kenya Airways Cites High Fuel Costs, Prolonged Election Period for U.S.$61 Million Loss

[East African] Kenya Airways has posted a Ksh6.1 billion ($61 million) net loss for the nine months to December as it announced a change in its financial calendar to sync with the calendar year.

[East African] Kenya Airways has posted a Ksh6.1 billion ($61 million) net loss for the nine months to December as it announced a change in its financial calendar to sync with the calendar year.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya