Independence Day Wish – For a credible police department

[L’Express] On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Independence of Mauritius, my wish is to see a credible police department. I also wish to see an end to political nominations. Both are doing enormous harm to Mauritius.

[L'Express] On the occasion of the 50th anniversary of Independence of Mauritius, my wish is to see a credible police department. I also wish to see an end to political nominations. Both are doing enormous harm to Mauritius.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Sanef Condemns the Harassment of Jacques Pauw

[SANEF] The South African National Editors’ (SANEF) notes with alarm an event that unfolded yesterday afternoon and evening that threatened media freedom. Investigative journalist and author, Jacques Pauw, had his house raided by a terrorist-fighting ‘…

[SANEF] The South African National Editors' (SANEF) notes with alarm an event that unfolded yesterday afternoon and evening that threatened media freedom. Investigative journalist and author, Jacques Pauw, had his house raided by a terrorist-fighting 'Crimes against the state' unit of the Hawks. Pauw is the author of the book 'The President's Keepers', a book that uncovered explosive information about ex-President Jacob Zuma and allegation of state capture.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Regional Army Chiefs Meet to Discuss Somalia Security Situation

[Shabelle] Army chiefs from African Union troop contributing countries to Somalia have today met to discuss the security situation in Somalia. The meeting took place at the Commonwealth Speke Resort Hotel Munyonyo, in Kampala.

[Shabelle] Army chiefs from African Union troop contributing countries to Somalia have today met to discuss the security situation in Somalia. The meeting took place at the Commonwealth Speke Resort Hotel Munyonyo, in Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

EU Training Mission in Somalia Suffers Another Setback

[Shabelle] The Netherlands is set to withdraw from the EU Training Mission in Somalia (EUTM-S) by April. It currently has 15 soldiers serving with the mission, which was set up in 2010 and trains and advises the Somali National Army (SNA) and Ministry …

[Shabelle] The Netherlands is set to withdraw from the EU Training Mission in Somalia (EUTM-S) by April. It currently has 15 soldiers serving with the mission, which was set up in 2010 and trains and advises the Somali National Army (SNA) and Ministry of Defence.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Nelson Mandela Foundation Wants Old Flag Declared as Hate Speech

[NMF] On 27 February 2018 the Nelson Mandela Foundation made an application to the Equality Court in Johannesburg for an order declaring that gratuitous displays of the old official flag of apartheid South Africa constitute hate speech, unfair discrimi…

[NMF] On 27 February 2018 the Nelson Mandela Foundation made an application to the Equality Court in Johannesburg for an order declaring that gratuitous displays of the old official flag of apartheid South Africa constitute hate speech, unfair discrimination and harassment based on race. The decision to launch this application comes after years of watching public displays of the old flag and hoping that such behaviour would stop. These displays demonstrably compound the pain experienced by millions of black Sout

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa