Supreme Court Frees Two Zone 9 Bloggers

[Addis Standard] Ethiopia’s Supreme Court has today passed its long-awaited verdict on prosecutor’s appeal against the acquittal from terrorism charges of four members of the Zone9 blogging collective.

[Addis Standard] Ethiopia's Supreme Court has today passed its long-awaited verdict on prosecutor's appeal against the acquittal from terrorism charges of four members of the Zone9 blogging collective.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

100 Letters to Demand Justice for Murdered 13-Year-Old Girl

[News24Wire] Letters from parents expressing their heartache at the murder of a Lavender Hill girl and calling for justice for the young victim have started flooding in after a local children’s rights activist launched an appeal calling for the courts …

[News24Wire] Letters from parents expressing their heartache at the murder of a Lavender Hill girl and calling for justice for the young victim have started flooding in after a local children's rights activist launched an appeal calling for the courts to expedite the murder trial of young Rene Roman's alleged killer.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Confusion Remains After EALA Polls

[Citizen] Dodoma -Confusion continues to shroud the fate of election of the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) members held on Tuesday night as Parliament failed to get all the nine required representatives.

[Citizen] Dodoma -Confusion continues to shroud the fate of election of the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) members held on Tuesday night as Parliament failed to get all the nine required representatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Department of Women On 2017 Take a Girl-Child to Work Initiative

[SA Govt] The Cell C Take a Girl-Child to Work will be launched on Thursday 06/04 at the Cell C headquarters at 10am. The acclaimed annual initiative marking 15 years in existence takes place during the year when South Africa celebrating the 100-years …

[SA Govt] The Cell C Take a Girl-Child to Work will be launched on Thursday 06/04 at the Cell C headquarters at 10am. The acclaimed annual initiative marking 15 years in existence takes place during the year when South Africa celebrating the 100-years of the late stalwart Oliver Reginald Tambo, themed "Unity in Action together Moving South Africa Forward". The purpose is to expose girls from Grade 10-12 learners to different career options as they visit different business and various work places.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

A Recipe for Swift and Sustainable Development

[Citizen] Every nation in the world wants to fast track development and become a superpower; Tanzania has realistically chosen to become a middle-income country. Do we have the necessary inputs and what are these inputs to move the development process …

[Citizen] Every nation in the world wants to fast track development and become a superpower; Tanzania has realistically chosen to become a middle-income country. Do we have the necessary inputs and what are these inputs to move the development process on an accelerated mode. Invariable one refers to South Korea (SK), which is now a rich multi-party democracy with a booming economy thriving on electronic products, machinery and transport equipment. In 1960 SK GDP per capita was $152 and now it is $1,800, how did this

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Ethio-Brazil Bilateral Cooperation

[Ethiopian Herald] Brazil and Ethiopia have had a long diplomatic relations which dates back to the 1950s. In recent times, the two countries have renovated their relations. While Brazil reopened its embassy in Addis in 2005, Ethiopia, in its turn, reo…

[Ethiopian Herald] Brazil and Ethiopia have had a long diplomatic relations which dates back to the 1950s. In recent times, the two countries have renovated their relations. While Brazil reopened its embassy in Addis in 2005, Ethiopia, in its turn, reopened its resident embassy in Brazil by 2011. The two countries have huge potential to enhance their economic partnership and are expected to involve heavily in the economic side of their ties. Recently, The Ethiopian Herald had the chance to discuss with the Brazilian Ambassad

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

PM Asks the Parliament to Endorse Sh171.66 Billion for His Office

[Citizen] Dodoma -Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa tables his office’s 2017/18 budget estimates. He asks the National Assembly to approve Sh171.66 billion for his office and other institutions under his docket.

[Citizen] Dodoma -Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa tables his office's 2017/18 budget estimates. He asks the National Assembly to approve Sh171.66 billion for his office and other institutions under his docket.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Local Drivers, Trucks Held in Zambia

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Zambian authorities have seized about 200 Tanzanian trucks carrying logs from the DR Congo, according to the Tanzania Truck Owners Association (Tatoa) claims.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Zambian authorities have seized about 200 Tanzanian trucks carrying logs from the DR Congo, according to the Tanzania Truck Owners Association (Tatoa) claims.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

EFCC Arraigns Three INEC Officials Linked to Alison-Madueke’s U.S.$155 Million Bribery Scam

[Leadership] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned three officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), who allegedly received bribe from former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-…

[Leadership] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) yesterday arraigned three officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), who allegedly received bribe from former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, to compromise the outcome of 2015 General election.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Scribes Tortured for Exposing Darfur Chemical Warfare

[CAJ News] Khartoum -TWO filmmakers abducted and detained for investigating human rights violations in Darfur have been brutalized in prison. Commissioned by a United Kingdom television station, Phil Cox, a British national, and Daoud Hari, a Darfuri t…

[CAJ News] Khartoum -TWO filmmakers abducted and detained for investigating human rights violations in Darfur have been brutalized in prison. Commissioned by a United Kingdom television station, Phil Cox, a British national, and Daoud Hari, a Darfuri translator, were probing reports Sudanese security forces had used chemical weapons against civilians in Jebel Marra between January and August 2016. The pair has been beaten, subjected to electric shocks, deliberately deprived of oxygen and subjected to mock executions. Earlier,

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan