AB Xuma Primary School – Repeated Sexual Assault of Two Grade 3 Pupils a Betrayal of Trust

[Daily Maverick] The alleged sexual assault of two Grade 3 girls by an investigator from the SAPS Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences unit – who was preparing them to testify in court against their first attacker – is a grave violatio…

[Daily Maverick] The alleged sexual assault of two Grade 3 girls by an investigator from the SAPS Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences unit - who was preparing them to testify in court against their first attacker - is a grave violation of trust. By BHEKI SIMELANE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Swedish Foreign Ministry Calls Ethiopian Ambassador Over Protracted Court Case of Jailed Cardiologist Dr. Fikru Maru

[Addis Standard] The Swedish Foreign ministry has on Tuesday March 13 called Ethiopia’s Ambassador to the country, Prof. Merga Bekana, for talks regarding the protracted court case of jailed Ethiopian born Swedish heart surgeon Dr. Fikru Maru, accordin…

[Addis Standard] The Swedish Foreign ministry has on Tuesday March 13 called Ethiopia's Ambassador to the country, Prof. Merga Bekana, for talks regarding the protracted court case of jailed Ethiopian born Swedish heart surgeon Dr. Fikru Maru, according to Radio Sweden .

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Air Mauritius to Operate Direct Flight to Comoros As From July 2018

[Government of Mauritius] Air Mauritius will start to operate direct flight to the Union of Comoros as from 06 July 2018. In this context, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed this morning by the Vice President of the Union of Comoros, Mr. Djaffar …

[Government of Mauritius] Air Mauritius will start to operate direct flight to the Union of Comoros as from 06 July 2018. In this context, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed this morning by the Vice President of the Union of Comoros, Mr. Djaffar Ahmed Said Hassani, with Air Mauritius in view of reinforcing further the air connectivity between the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Comoros

China Expresses Intent to Reinforce Collaboration With Mauritius

[Government of Mauritius] The People’s Republic of China has expressed interest to reinforce collaboration with Mauritius and tap several avenues of cooperation for the mutual benefit of both countries.

[Government of Mauritius] The People's Republic of China has expressed interest to reinforce collaboration with Mauritius and tap several avenues of cooperation for the mutual benefit of both countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Egypt Creates Hotlines for Citizens to Report Fake News

[RSF] Two weeks ahead of Egypt’s presidential election, the authorities have set up telephone hotlines for the public to report “mendacious” information in the media. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns this attempt to impose an even tighter gag o…

[RSF] Two weeks ahead of Egypt's presidential election, the authorities have set up telephone hotlines for the public to report "mendacious" information in the media. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns this attempt to impose an even tighter gag on the country's already muzzled press.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Gauteng Police Disturbed By Sexual Assault Allegations Against FCS Investigator

[SAPS] The Provincial Commissioner of police in Gauteng, Lieutenant General Deliwe de Lange has noted with concern the allegations of sexual assault levelled against one investigator from the SAPS Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences (…

[SAPS] The Provincial Commissioner of police in Gauteng, Lieutenant General Deliwe de Lange has noted with concern the allegations of sexual assault levelled against one investigator from the SAPS Family Violence, Child Protection and Sexual Offences (FCS) unit, on Tuesday 13 March 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cameroon’s Private Media Defy Ban On Political Debate

[Deutsche Welle] Cameroon has ordered the suspension of radio and TV broadcasts of political debates ahead of elections on March 25. Private media are ignoring the ban saying it’s an attack on press freedom.

[Deutsche Welle] Cameroon has ordered the suspension of radio and TV broadcasts of political debates ahead of elections on March 25. Private media are ignoring the ban saying it's an attack on press freedom.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Nigeria’s Youth ‘Ready to Run’ for Political Office

[Deutsche Welle] Hundreds of youths gathered in Nigeria’s capital to call on President Buhari to sign an Age Reduction Bill into law. DW’s Katrin Gänsler met the organizers of the #NotTooYoungToRun initiative.

[Deutsche Welle] Hundreds of youths gathered in Nigeria's capital to call on President Buhari to sign an Age Reduction Bill into law. DW's Katrin Gänsler met the organizers of the #NotTooYoungToRun initiative.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria