Five Women Die in Rising Wave of Tanzanian ‘Witch Killings’

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dar es Salaam -Thousands of elderly Tanzanian women have been strangled, knifed to death and burned alive over the last two decades after being denounced as witches

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dar es Salaam -Thousands of elderly Tanzanian women have been strangled, knifed to death and burned alive over the last two decades after being denounced as witches

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Fuel Theft Disrupts Kanoni – Sembabule Road Construction

[Monitor] Bukomansimbi -The company contracted to build the Kanoni-Sembabule-Villa Maria road, has expressed concern over rising cases of theft of fuel meant for the road works.

[Monitor] Bukomansimbi -The company contracted to build the Kanoni-Sembabule-Villa Maria road, has expressed concern over rising cases of theft of fuel meant for the road works.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Lawyer Rips Police Chief in Opposition Leader’s Defamation Case

[Zambia Reports] Enterprising Lusaka lawyer Keith Mweemba on Monday gave Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kaganja a tough time when he cross examined him in a case opposition leader Chilufya Tayali is charged with criminal libel.

[Zambia Reports] Enterprising Lusaka lawyer Keith Mweemba on Monday gave Inspector General of Police Kakoma Kaganja a tough time when he cross examined him in a case opposition leader Chilufya Tayali is charged with criminal libel.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Kenyatta, Ruto in Final Plea for Votes in Kisii and Bomet

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto on Monday made their final plea for votes to residents of Kisii and Bomet counties, promising to lead an administration that will address local needs.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto on Monday made their final plea for votes to residents of Kisii and Bomet counties, promising to lead an administration that will address local needs.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

German Software Giant Accused of Paying Bribes to Gupta Family

[Deutsche Welle] The practices of Indian business family Gupta have been a hot topic in South Africa for years. Investigative journalists now say German software giant SAP also paid bribes to a Gupta company.

[Deutsche Welle] The practices of Indian business family Gupta have been a hot topic in South Africa for years. Investigative journalists now say German software giant SAP also paid bribes to a Gupta company.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Man Kills Sister-in-Law, 15, Over Rejected Marriage Offer

[The Herald] A man, who lost a bid to marry his wife’s under-age sister following strong family resistance and demanded all the money he spent on the schoolgirl before fatally stabbing her, has been sentenced to 17 years in jail.

[The Herald] A man, who lost a bid to marry his wife's under-age sister following strong family resistance and demanded all the money he spent on the schoolgirl before fatally stabbing her, has been sentenced to 17 years in jail.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Trade Unions Call For Early Deployment of Election Observers

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has called for an early deployment of Southern African Development Community (SADC) and other international monitors as political violence spikes across the country.

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has called for an early deployment of Southern African Development Community (SADC) and other international monitors as political violence spikes across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe