The Lonely Death of an Abused Woman – and the Witnesses Who Did Nothing

[Legalbrief] Next time I read of a woman murdered by a relative, close friend or partner, I won’t Tweet my outrage or FB friends moaning about the ‘scourge’ of femicide. Instead, I will think carefully about whether I might have looked away when interv…

[Legalbrief] Next time I read of a woman murdered by a relative, close friend or partner, I won't Tweet my outrage or FB friends moaning about the 'scourge' of femicide. Instead, I will think carefully about whether I might have looked away when intervening could have saved a life.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

This Homemade Refugee Crisis

[Deutsche Welle] The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has more internally displaced persons than any other country. That’s due to numerous violent conflicts – fuelled by a political crisis. Experts say fresh EU sanctions could help.

[Deutsche Welle] The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) has more internally displaced persons than any other country. That's due to numerous violent conflicts - fuelled by a political crisis. Experts say fresh EU sanctions could help.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Kidnapped for Marriage – Pupils Join Forces to Save Classmates

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Mahou, Mali -When Fatmata was kidnapped from a market in Mali last year, she was scared for her life. When the Malian schoolgirl realised she would be forced to marry her captor, she feared for her future.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Mahou, Mali -When Fatmata was kidnapped from a market in Mali last year, she was scared for her life. When the Malian schoolgirl realised she would be forced to marry her captor, she feared for her future.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

$1.5 Billion Humanitarian Response Plan 28 Percent Funded – UN

[Premium Times] The $1.5 billion humanitarian response plan for Nigeria for 2017 is 28 per cent funded, five months into the year, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, has said.

[Premium Times] The $1.5 billion humanitarian response plan for Nigeria for 2017 is 28 per cent funded, five months into the year, the UN Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Inspector General of Government Probes Wildlife Authority

[Monitor] Kampala -The disappearance of 1,300 kilogrammes of ivory from Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) stores has pushed President Yoweri Museveni to order the Inspector General of Government (IGG0 to investigate operations of the wildlife body.

[Monitor] Kampala -The disappearance of 1,300 kilogrammes of ivory from Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) stores has pushed President Yoweri Museveni to order the Inspector General of Government (IGG0 to investigate operations of the wildlife body.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

State Introduces 9 New Regulations to Limit Tobacco Use

[Premium Times] As the world marks this year’s World No Tobacco Day, Nigeria’s Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, has announced nine regulations in the Nigeria Tobacco Control Act that would be implemented by the federal government.

[Premium Times] As the world marks this year's World No Tobacco Day, Nigeria's Health Minister, Isaac Adewole, has announced nine regulations in the Nigeria Tobacco Control Act that would be implemented by the federal government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria