Statement By Human Rights Commissioner Bärbel Kofler On the Arrest of a Mauritanian Senator and the Situation Following the Constitutional Referendum

[PR Newswire] Berlin -Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (18 August) on the arrest of a Mauritanian senator and the situation in the country following the constitutional referendum:

[PR Newswire] Berlin -Bärbel Kofler, Federal Government Commissioner for Human Rights Policy and Humanitarian Aid at the Federal Foreign Office, issued the following statement today (18 August) on the arrest of a Mauritanian senator and the situation in the country following the constitutional referendum:

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania

Cheptil Through to Semis, Kwanthanze Stay Alive

[Nation] Cheptil Mixed Secondary School on Tuesday booked their place in the girls’ volleyball semis on Day Four of the Brookside East Africa Secondary School Games here in Gulu.

[Nation] Cheptil Mixed Secondary School on Tuesday booked their place in the girls' volleyball semis on Day Four of the Brookside East Africa Secondary School Games here in Gulu.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

N11 Trillion Electricity Scam – ICC Hears Serap’s Petition

[Vanguard] The International Criminal Court in The Hague is considering the petition on the allegations of widespread, systematic and large-scale corruption in the electricity sector since the return of democracy in 1999 and under the governments of fo…

[Vanguard] The International Criminal Court in The Hague is considering the petition on the allegations of widespread, systematic and large-scale corruption in the electricity sector since the return of democracy in 1999 and under the governments of former presidents Olusegun Obasanjo, Umaru Musa Yar'Adua and Goodluck Jonathan in Nigeria, anti-corruption advocacy group Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project (SERAP) has confirmed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mikel, Ighalo Lead Super Eagles Squad for Cameroon

[Vanguard] Super Eagles’ Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has named team captain Mikel Obi, forward Odion Ighalo and Israel-based marksman Anthony Nwakaeme as squad members ahead of the battle against Cameroon on 1 September.

[Vanguard] Super Eagles' Technical Adviser Gernot Rohr has named team captain Mikel Obi, forward Odion Ighalo and Israel-based marksman Anthony Nwakaeme as squad members ahead of the battle against Cameroon on 1 September.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Over 100 Suspects Held On Remand At Mzuzu Prison

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -Judiciary support staff sit-in has increased number of suspects held on remand at Mzuzu Prison to 112 as of Monday thereby worsening the already congested cells, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has established.

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -Judiciary support staff sit-in has increased number of suspects held on remand at Mzuzu Prison to 112 as of Monday thereby worsening the already congested cells, Malawi News Agency (Mana) has established.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Ban Grace Mugabe From Entering Country – Cosatu

[New Zimbabwe] The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) Tuesday urged a travel ban against Grace Mugabe who was last week allowed to escape assault charges against a South African model by the Jacob Zuma led government.

[New Zimbabwe] The Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu) Tuesday urged a travel ban against Grace Mugabe who was last week allowed to escape assault charges against a South African model by the Jacob Zuma led government.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Boko Haram Conflict Threat to Polio Eradication

[Guardian] The protracted Boko Haram insurgency in the North East might frustrate efforts to completely eradicate polio from Nigeria.Rotary International polio plus committee chair, Michael McGovern, expressed this concern when he led a team for immuni…

[Guardian] The protracted Boko Haram insurgency in the North East might frustrate efforts to completely eradicate polio from Nigeria.Rotary International polio plus committee chair, Michael McGovern, expressed this concern when he led a team for immunisation at the Rumuodumaya model health centre in Port Harcourt, Rivers State yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria