Western Cape Department of Transport launches #Itcanwait campaign

[Govt of SA] Distracted driving remains one of the leading causes of crashes that result in serious injury and, too often, death on our roads. As the United States’ National Safety Council points out, brain activity in the areas that process moving ima…

[Govt of SA] Distracted driving remains one of the leading causes of crashes that result in serious injury and, too often, death on our roads. As the United States' National Safety Council points out, brain activity in the areas that process moving images decreases by over 33% when we are talking on our phone. This means that we effectively become partially blind when we use our cell-phone while driving. This in turn, often leads to the horrific collisions we see on our roads, on a daily basis.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Political Violence On the Rise in Zimbabwe

[HRW] On Tuesday night, unidentified assailants burned down a bar in Harare owned by Elias Mudzuri, the deputy president of Zimbabwe’s main opposition party, MDC-T. Mudzuri and several other local activists with whom I spoke believed that supporters of…

[HRW] On Tuesday night, unidentified assailants burned down a bar in Harare owned by Elias Mudzuri, the deputy president of Zimbabwe's main opposition party, MDC-T. Mudzuri and several other local activists with whom I spoke believed that supporters of the ruling ZANU-PF party were responsible for this attack, as well as the one that destroyed the house of an MDC-T local councilor.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Political Violence On the Rise in Zimbabwe

[HRW] On Tuesday night, unidentified assailants burned down a bar in Harare owned by Elias Mudzuri, the deputy president of Zimbabwe’s main opposition party, MDC-T. Mudzuri and several other local activists with whom I spoke believed that supporters of…

[HRW] On Tuesday night, unidentified assailants burned down a bar in Harare owned by Elias Mudzuri, the deputy president of Zimbabwe's main opposition party, MDC-T. Mudzuri and several other local activists with whom I spoke believed that supporters of the ruling ZANU-PF party were responsible for this attack, as well as the one that destroyed the house of an MDC-T local councilor.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘They Can’t Kill Us All’ – Makhosi Khoza After Disciplinary Threats From KZN ANC

[News24Wire] Despite the African National Congress in KwaZulu-Natal threatening MP Makhosi Khoza with disciplinary steps, she insists she will not back down from her criticism of the party and its leaders.

[News24Wire] Despite the African National Congress in KwaZulu-Natal threatening MP Makhosi Khoza with disciplinary steps, she insists she will not back down from her criticism of the party and its leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Human Rights Watch Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Burundi

[HRW] In late April 2015, the announcement by the ruling National Council for the Defense of Democracy-Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD) that Nkurunziza would stand for a third term ignited protests in the capital Bujumbura, and later in o…

[HRW] In late April 2015, the announcement by the ruling National Council for the Defense of Democracy-Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD) that Nkurunziza would stand for a third term ignited protests in the capital Bujumbura, and later in other locations. Many Burundians believed that the president's third term violated a 2000 peace agreement that sets a maximum of two five-year presidential terms.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Human Rights Watch Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Burundi

[HRW] In late April 2015, the announcement by the ruling National Council for the Defense of Democracy-Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD) that Nkurunziza would stand for a third term ignited protests in the capital Bujumbura, and later in o…

[HRW] In late April 2015, the announcement by the ruling National Council for the Defense of Democracy-Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD) that Nkurunziza would stand for a third term ignited protests in the capital Bujumbura, and later in other locations. Many Burundians believed that the president's third term violated a 2000 peace agreement that sets a maximum of two five-year presidential terms.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Stop Acts of Violence – MDC-T Warns Zanu-PF

[263Chat] The Tsvangirai led Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) has send warning shots to the ruling Zanu PF following recent spate of violence targeted at opposition supporters including business premises of the party’s vice President, Hon Elias M…

[263Chat] The Tsvangirai led Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) has send warning shots to the ruling Zanu PF following recent spate of violence targeted at opposition supporters including business premises of the party's vice President, Hon Elias Mudzuri.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe