Protection of Culprits of Gender Violence Robs Women of Their Rights

[Daily News] Zanzibar -Fifteen year old girl Bahati (not her real name) was raped by her step brother on May 12 last year, just a day after celebrating her birth day.

[Daily News] Zanzibar -Fifteen year old girl Bahati (not her real name) was raped by her step brother on May 12 last year, just a day after celebrating her birth day.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘Russian Vessel Here for Repairs Not Mammals’

[Namibian] THE Namibia Ports Authority (Namport) and the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources said the Russian fishing vessel, Ryazanovka, at the port of Walvis Bay is not in Namibia to catch live mammals.

[Namibian] THE Namibia Ports Authority (Namport) and the Ministry of Fisheries and Marine Resources said the Russian fishing vessel, Ryazanovka, at the port of Walvis Bay is not in Namibia to catch live mammals.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Islamist Group Abuses, Banditry Surge

[HRW] Nairobi -Islamist armed groups in northern and central Mali have executed numerous people and are increasingly imposing restrictions on village life. The Malian government has largely been unable to protect vulnerable civilians in northern and ce…

[HRW] Nairobi -Islamist armed groups in northern and central Mali have executed numerous people and are increasingly imposing restrictions on village life. The Malian government has largely been unable to protect vulnerable civilians in northern and central Mali, while security forces summarily executed at least 10 suspected Islamists and tortured many others during counterterrorism operations in 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Activists Warn of Mass Protest Over Maizegate Scandal

[Nyasa Times] Executive Director for Youth and Society (YAS) Charles Kajoloweka has advised suspended Agriculture, Irigation and Water Development Minister D George Chaponda to ‘adhere to a court’ decision issued on Monday 17th January 2017 at the Mzuz…

[Nyasa Times] Executive Director for Youth and Society (YAS) Charles Kajoloweka has advised suspended Agriculture, Irigation and Water Development Minister D George Chaponda to 'adhere to a court' decision issued on Monday 17th January 2017 at the Mzuzu High Court sustaining the injunction stopping him from discharging his duties as Cabinet minister.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Rheumatic Heart Disease Screening for Students

[Daily News] The Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute (JKCI) is set to conduct rheumatic heart disease screening on students in various schools in the country as a measure geared at preventing the complication among the group.

[Daily News] The Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute (JKCI) is set to conduct rheumatic heart disease screening on students in various schools in the country as a measure geared at preventing the complication among the group.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘Teachers Should Stay Informed to Be Relevant’

[Namibian] TEACHERS should begin this year on a positive note, and have an inherent responsibility of staying informed, education, arts and culture deputy minister Ester Anna Nghipondoka has demanded.

[Namibian] TEACHERS should begin this year on a positive note, and have an inherent responsibility of staying informed, education, arts and culture deputy minister Ester Anna Nghipondoka has demanded.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Parliament Probe On Maizegate Kickoff

[Nyasa Times] Members of Parliament (MPs) in Malawi under the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Irrigation and Food Security jointly with Public Accounts Committee on Tuesday kick-started an inquiry into the procurement process of maize from neig…

[Nyasa Times] Members of Parliament (MPs) in Malawi under the Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Irrigation and Food Security jointly with Public Accounts Committee on Tuesday kick-started an inquiry into the procurement process of maize from neighbouring Zambia covered live on Zodiak radio.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Three Melmoth Rapists Sent to Jail for Ten Years

[SAPS] Yesterday, 16 January 2017 Melmoth Regional Court convicted and sentenced three rapists to ten years imprisonment each. Sandile Mapipiliza Mkhize (19), Njabulo Buthelezi (24) and Nhlanhla Buthelezi (19) were convicted after the court heard how t…

[SAPS] Yesterday, 16 January 2017 Melmoth Regional Court convicted and sentenced three rapists to ten years imprisonment each. Sandile Mapipiliza Mkhize (19), Njabulo Buthelezi (24) and Nhlanhla Buthelezi (19) were convicted after the court heard how they raped a 41-year-old victim at Melmoth area. On 26 June 2016 at about 18:50 the victim was from a local traditional ceremony on her way home when she was approached by the accused. She was overpowered and forced to go with the accused to a nearby forest where she

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa