Kudos to Police On Arrest of ‘Evans’

[Vanguard] The much-vilified Nigeria Police Force, NPF, has something to crow about after consistently being in the news for its inability to rein in rampaging criminals across the country. The Force has the right to celebrate the recent exploits of it…

[Vanguard] The much-vilified Nigeria Police Force, NPF, has something to crow about after consistently being in the news for its inability to rein in rampaging criminals across the country. The Force has the right to celebrate the recent exploits of its men in tracking and nabbing Chukwudubem George Onwuamadike, popularly known as "Evans", the leader of a highly- organised syndicate responsible for the kidnap of prominent Nigerians across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senior UN Official Urges Steps Towards Political Dialogue Amid Ongoing Fragility

[UN News] Amid Burundi’s “fragile” security situation, marked by recent grenade attacks in the capital, Bujumbura, a senior United Nations political official told the Security Council today that regional actors and international partners must press for…

[UN News] Amid Burundi's "fragile" security situation, marked by recent grenade attacks in the capital, Bujumbura, a senior United Nations political official told the Security Council today that regional actors and international partners must press for confidence-building measures that would be conducive for holding an inclusive and credible political dialogue in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

NHRC Not Entitled to Pre-Action Notice – Court of Appeal

[Vanguard] The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has held that the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, was not entitled to pre-action notice before any legal action can be brought against it.

[Vanguard] The Court of Appeal sitting in Abuja has held that the National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, was not entitled to pre-action notice before any legal action can be brought against it.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Justice Needed for Lasting Peace in CAR

[HRW] Civilians in the Central African Republic caught a break this week. The government and armed groups signed a peace accord on June 19 that includes a ceasefire and political reform measures, which could put an end to a conflict that has claimed th…

[HRW] Civilians in the Central African Republic caught a break this week. The government and armed groups signed a peace accord on June 19 that includes a ceasefire and political reform measures, which could put an end to a conflict that has claimed thousands of lives and caused immense suffering.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Over 96 Graduate From Kepler

[New Times] A total of 96 graduates received bachelors degrees in communications, health care management and business management studies at Kepler Kigali Campus in Kimironko, Kigali, last Saturday.

[New Times] A total of 96 graduates received bachelors degrees in communications, health care management and business management studies at Kepler Kigali Campus in Kimironko, Kigali, last Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Minister Kwerepe Tours Poverty Eradication Projects

[Botswana Daily News] Etsha 13 -Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration has implored beneficiaries of poverty eradication projects in Etsha 6 and Etsha 13 to take care of their projects.

[Botswana Daily News] Etsha 13 -Assistant Minister for Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration has implored beneficiaries of poverty eradication projects in Etsha 6 and Etsha 13 to take care of their projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Kagame Competitor Diane Shima Rwigara Nominated

[Monitor] Kampala -Presidential candidate Diane Shima Rwigara, 35, yesterday formally submitted her nomination documents to the National Electoral Commission (NEC) to challenge incumbent president Paul Kagame in Rwanda’s forthcoming presidential electi…

[Monitor] Kampala -Presidential candidate Diane Shima Rwigara, 35, yesterday formally submitted her nomination documents to the National Electoral Commission (NEC) to challenge incumbent president Paul Kagame in Rwanda's forthcoming presidential elections slated for August 4.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Child Poverty and the Risks of HIV

[The Herald] Our Children, Our Future It goes without saying that children are at higher risk of poverty and deprivation. Girls and boys experience all forms of poverty more acutely than adults because of their vulnerability due to age and dependency.

[The Herald] Our Children, Our Future It goes without saying that children are at higher risk of poverty and deprivation. Girls and boys experience all forms of poverty more acutely than adults because of their vulnerability due to age and dependency.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe