Al-Sisi Should End Rights Abuses

[HRW] Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi should prioritize reforms to end serious human rights violations during his second term, Human Rights Watch said today.

[HRW] Egypt's President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi should prioritize reforms to end serious human rights violations during his second term, Human Rights Watch said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Eksteen Gets 14 Years for Murder

[New Era] Windhoek -Youthful murder convict, Willem Freddy Eksteen, was yesterday morning sent to prison for an effective 14 years for strangling to death his 18-year-old girlfriend at Farm Warmfontein near Aroab in the Keetmanshoop District by Windhoe…

[New Era] Windhoek -Youthful murder convict, Willem Freddy Eksteen, was yesterday morning sent to prison for an effective 14 years for strangling to death his 18-year-old girlfriend at Farm Warmfontein near Aroab in the Keetmanshoop District by Windhoek High Court Judge Dinah Usiku.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

How the Right to Be Online Has Been Assaulted

[Kubatana.net] This research is an attempt to highlight key challenges encountered by civil society, political parties, journalists, social movements and the private sector in accessing internet and to promote the enjoyment of internet freedoms and pro…

[Kubatana.net] This research is an attempt to highlight key challenges encountered by civil society, political parties, journalists, social movements and the private sector in accessing internet and to promote the enjoyment of internet freedoms and proffer recommendations thereof with a view to advocate for online freedoms.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘No Border Tension Between Namibia and Botswana’

[New Era] Windhoek -Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi yesterday dismissed any notion that his country and Namibia have border disputes, amid regular reports of Namibians often shot dead by the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) soldiers on suspicion they …

[New Era] Windhoek -Botswana President Mokgweetsi Masisi yesterday dismissed any notion that his country and Namibia have border disputes, amid regular reports of Namibians often shot dead by the Botswana Defence Force (BDF) soldiers on suspicion they went into that country to poach.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Huge Turn Out At Vendors Road Show

[Kubatana.net] On the 7th of April 2018, Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET) conducted a roadshow at Chigovanyika Complex in Chitungwiza. The objective of the roadshow was to enhance vendors knowledge and understanding (es…

[Kubatana.net] On the 7th of April 2018, Vendors Initiative for Social and Economic Transformation (VISET) conducted a roadshow at Chigovanyika Complex in Chitungwiza. The objective of the roadshow was to enhance vendors knowledge and understanding (especially youths and people living with disabilities) of the 2018 electoral processes, particularly voter registration, electoral roll inspection and voting. Over 400 people attended the roadshow.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Second Flood Wave On Its Way

[New Era] Ongwediva -Following heavy rainfall in Angola a second flood wave could swamp northern Namibia in the next four days, confirmed a hydrologist responsible for the Cuvelai-Etosha Basin in Namibia.

[New Era] Ongwediva -Following heavy rainfall in Angola a second flood wave could swamp northern Namibia in the next four days, confirmed a hydrologist responsible for the Cuvelai-Etosha Basin in Namibia.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

CUF MPs Walk-Out of Parliament in Protest of Chair’s Decision

[Citizen] Dodoma -The Civic United Front (CUF) lawmakers from Zanzibar on Monday April 9 evening walked out of Parliament in protest of the decision by the Bunge chairman, Mussa Azan Zungu, to denying them a chance to debate union matters.

[Citizen] Dodoma -The Civic United Front (CUF) lawmakers from Zanzibar on Monday April 9 evening walked out of Parliament in protest of the decision by the Bunge chairman, Mussa Azan Zungu, to denying them a chance to debate union matters.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Special Committee to Deal With Political Violence

[Kubatana.net] Heal Zimbabwe applauds the move by Independent Commissions particularly the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC), National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) and the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to set up a special comm…

[Kubatana.net] Heal Zimbabwe applauds the move by Independent Commissions particularly the Zimbabwe Human Rights Commission (ZHRC), National Peace and Reconciliation Commission (NPRC) and the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) to set up a special committee made up of independent commissions and the police to facilitate swift handling of political violence cases. HZT views such a move as positive as it helps to reduce cases of politically motivated violence as the nation prepares for the 2018 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Namibians in Refugee Camp Now Illegal Immigrants – Masisi

[New Era] Windhoek -Botswana’s President Mokgweetsi Masisi, who assumed office only ten days ago, yesterday said Namibians living at Dukwi refugee camp are no longer regarded as refugees by his government but as illegal immigrants.

[New Era] Windhoek -Botswana's President Mokgweetsi Masisi, who assumed office only ten days ago, yesterday said Namibians living at Dukwi refugee camp are no longer regarded as refugees by his government but as illegal immigrants.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia