Malawi, Kenya, Zimbabwe Electoral Staff Hold Joint Training

[MEC Malawi] As on way of building capacity of its staff, the Malawi Electoral Commission has organized a two-week Train The Facilitator (TtF) course under the internationally recognized Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections (BRIDGE…

[MEC Malawi] As on way of building capacity of its staff, the Malawi Electoral Commission has organized a two-week Train The Facilitator (TtF) course under the internationally recognized Building Resources in Democracy, Governance and Elections (BRIDGE) curriculum.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Rape,Torture Rife in Ethiopia Prison of Horror

[CAJ News] Addis Ababa -HUMAN rights groups have urged Ethiopia to investigate allegations of rape, torture and humiliation of prisoners by prison officials and security forces.

[CAJ News] Addis Ababa -HUMAN rights groups have urged Ethiopia to investigate allegations of rape, torture and humiliation of prisoners by prison officials and security forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

LFF Gives Producers Freedom

[Lesotho Times] ORGANISERS of this year’s Lesotho Film Festival (LFF) have said that they will not impose a theme for the festival to enhance creativity among filmmakers.

[Lesotho Times] ORGANISERS of this year's Lesotho Film Festival (LFF) have said that they will not impose a theme for the festival to enhance creativity among filmmakers.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Rugby Cranes Blow World Cup Dream

[Monitor] Nairobi -Its every player’s dream to play at the World Cup but the Rugby Cranes will have to wait for another four years before they can mount a familiar challenge after losing 38-22 to Kenya on Saturday at RFUEA grounds.

[Monitor] Nairobi -Its every player's dream to play at the World Cup but the Rugby Cranes will have to wait for another four years before they can mount a familiar challenge after losing 38-22 to Kenya on Saturday at RFUEA grounds.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Man’s Rant on Domestic Violence Leaves Him With Egg on Face

[Nairobi News] A man who took to popular Facebook group Kilimani Mums and Dads to rant about his friend facing imprisonment for slapping his wife faced the wrath of members.

[Nairobi News] A man who took to popular Facebook group Kilimani Mums and Dads to rant about his friend facing imprisonment for slapping his wife faced the wrath of members.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Councillors Clash With Management Over Water Disconnections

[New Zimbabwe] Bulawayo councillors and management staff are headed for a collision course after the latter disconnected water supplies to residents without the approval of the city fathers.

[New Zimbabwe] Bulawayo councillors and management staff are headed for a collision course after the latter disconnected water supplies to residents without the approval of the city fathers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Beyonce, JAY-Z to Headline Global Citizen Festival in Johannesburg

[Global Citizen] Beyoncé, JAY-Z, Cassper Nyovest, D’banj, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Femi Kuti, Pharrell Williams & Chris Martin, Sho Madjozi, Tiwa Savage, Usher, Wizkid – these artists and more are convening on 2 December in South Africa with world and corporate leaders to present the biggest campaign on the Global Goals to end extreme poverty ever.

[Global Citizen] Beyoncé, JAY-Z, Cassper Nyovest, D'banj, Ed Sheeran, Eddie Vedder, Femi Kuti, Pharrell Williams & Chris Martin, Sho Madjozi, Tiwa Savage, Usher, Wizkid - these artists and more are convening on 2 December in South Africa with world and corporate leaders to present the biggest campaign on the Global Goals to end extreme poverty ever.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Geingob Lauds Buhari Anti-Graft Crusade

[New Era] Windhoek -President Hage Geingob has praised Nigerian leader Muhammadu Buhari for his continuous efforts to fight corruption in Nigeria, which is one of the top oil producers in Africa and had been synonymous with graft.

[New Era] Windhoek -President Hage Geingob has praised Nigerian leader Muhammadu Buhari for his continuous efforts to fight corruption in Nigeria, which is one of the top oil producers in Africa and had been synonymous with graft.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia