Female Lawyers Celebrate Women’s Day

[The Herald] Last week marked International Women’s Day, a global celebration of women’s social, political, and cultural achievements from the past to the present, while pushing for progress for future generations.

[The Herald] Last week marked International Women's Day, a global celebration of women's social, political, and cultural achievements from the past to the present, while pushing for progress for future generations.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Rapist Sentenced to 20 Years

[The Herald] A 32 year-old man from Zaka has been jailed for an effective 20 years by a magistrate here after he was convicted of raping a woman several times in the presence of her mother-in-law and three children whom he threatened with a catapult an…

[The Herald] A 32 year-old man from Zaka has been jailed for an effective 20 years by a magistrate here after he was convicted of raping a woman several times in the presence of her mother-in-law and three children whom he threatened with a catapult and home-made knife.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Two Learners Drown At Nsundwa

[New Era] Katima Mulilo -Two learners from Nsudwa Primary School in the Kabbe South Constituency drowned on their way from school last Thursday. Zambezi Regional Governor Lawrence Sampofu confirmed the incident.

[New Era] Katima Mulilo -Two learners from Nsudwa Primary School in the Kabbe South Constituency drowned on their way from school last Thursday. Zambezi Regional Governor Lawrence Sampofu confirmed the incident.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Army Chief Sibanda Officially Hands-Over Command to Chimonyo

[The Herald] The Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces General Philip Valerio Sibanda yesterday officially handed over command of the Zimbabwe National Army to the new Commander Lieutenant-General Edzayi Chakanyuka Chimonyo at One Commando in Harare…

[The Herald] The Commander of the Zimbabwe Defence Forces General Philip Valerio Sibanda yesterday officially handed over command of the Zimbabwe National Army to the new Commander Lieutenant-General Edzayi Chakanyuka Chimonyo at One Commando in Harare. General Sibanda had served as commander of ZNA for 13 years.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Huambo to Host Symposium On Climate Change

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Huambo city, central Huambo province, will host on March 26, 27 a symposium on climate exchange ahead of the meeting of the Southern African Service Center for Climate Exchange and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL).

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Huambo city, central Huambo province, will host on March 26, 27 a symposium on climate exchange ahead of the meeting of the Southern African Service Center for Climate Exchange and Adaptive Land Management (SASSCAL).

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Poverty, Inequality Gap Narrows

[New Era] Ongwediva -Although there has been a slight decrease in poverty and income inequality levels, poverty remains prevalent, specifically among the rural communities, the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) has revealed.

[New Era] Ongwediva -Although there has been a slight decrease in poverty and income inequality levels, poverty remains prevalent, specifically among the rural communities, the Namibia Statistics Agency (NSA) has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

George Bizos – Human Rights Don’t Stop At the Border

[Daily Maverick] Veteran human rights lawyer and anti-apartheid activist George Bizos is the recipient of the inaugural George Bizos Human Rights Award, inaugurated by the Legal Resources Centre. This is his prepared speech, from which he sometimes str…

[Daily Maverick] Veteran human rights lawyer and anti-apartheid activist George Bizos is the recipient of the inaugural George Bizos Human Rights Award, inaugurated by the Legal Resources Centre. This is his prepared speech, from which he sometimes strayed during its delivery. By GEORGE BIZOS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kariba Airport to Be Relocated

[The Herald] The Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) says it is mobilising resources to upgrade sections of the Victoria Falls International Airport as well as relocate Kariba Airport.

[The Herald] The Civil Aviation Authority of Zimbabwe (CAAZ) says it is mobilising resources to upgrade sections of the Victoria Falls International Airport as well as relocate Kariba Airport.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

State Funeral Declared for Schimming-Chase

[New Era] Windhoek -President Hage Geingob has declared an official state funeral for the late Ambassador Nora Schimming-Chase. “President Geingob has conferred the honour of an Official State Funeral on the late Schimming-Chase,” the presidential spok…

[New Era] Windhoek -President Hage Geingob has declared an official state funeral for the late Ambassador Nora Schimming-Chase. "President Geingob has conferred the honour of an Official State Funeral on the late Schimming-Chase," the presidential spokesperson Dr Alfredo Hengari said in a statement. The conferment is in terms of article 32 (8) of the Namibian Constitution, Hengari explained. "A memorial service will be held in her honour at the Parliament Gardens on Friday afternoon, 16 March," Hengari said in a statement.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia