With Smart Crops and Cash, Women Slash Female Genital Mutilation

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kamanyaki -“FGM exists to control women and girls. But if we can empower them to speak out and earn their own income, then society will look at them differently.”

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kamanyaki -"FGM exists to control women and girls. But if we can empower them to speak out and earn their own income, then society will look at them differently."

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Botswana Ranks Third On Social Protection, Poverty Eradication

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana has been ranked amongst top three in Africa for spending on social protection services and creating systems that were targeted at poverty eradication and remote area development.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana has been ranked amongst top three in Africa for spending on social protection services and creating systems that were targeted at poverty eradication and remote area development.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Nkhata Bay District Council in Modern Pit Latrine Campaign

[Malawi News Agency] Nkhata Bay District Council has started training front line workers in construction of modern pit latrines to discourage people from open defecation and prevent diseases such as cholera.

[Malawi News Agency] Nkhata Bay District Council has started training front line workers in construction of modern pit latrines to discourage people from open defecation and prevent diseases such as cholera.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Copperbelt University Workers Wonder Why Varsity Should Re-Open

[Zambia Reports] The Copperbelt University Students Union (COBUSU) has asked management to explain why students should report to school when the university reopens on Sunday despite unionised lecturers making it clear that they will boycott classes as …

[Zambia Reports] The Copperbelt University Students Union (COBUSU) has asked management to explain why students should report to school when the university reopens on Sunday despite unionised lecturers making it clear that they will boycott classes as long as Prof. Naison Ngoma remains vice Chancellor.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Man Gets 14 Years for Rape

[Malawi News Agency] Mulanje -Mulanje First Grade Magistrate Court on Tuesday sentenced Madalitso Namacha, 27, to 14 years imprisonment with hard labour (IHL) for two counts of defilement.

[Malawi News Agency] Mulanje -Mulanje First Grade Magistrate Court on Tuesday sentenced Madalitso Namacha, 27, to 14 years imprisonment with hard labour (IHL) for two counts of defilement.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Co-Accused of Suspected Isis Couple Denied Bail

[News24Wire] One of the people accused of kidnapping world-renowned horticulturalists Rod and Rachel Saunders, was denied bail in the Verulam Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.

[News24Wire] One of the people accused of kidnapping world-renowned horticulturalists Rod and Rachel Saunders, was denied bail in the Verulam Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Inside the ANC’s KZN War

[GroundUp] Perched on a steep hillside in the township of Ndaleni on the outskirts of Richmond, Thandazile Phoswa’s former home stands empty amidst small plots of mealies and sugar cane. Cordoned off with razor wire, the whitewashed bungalow serves as …

[GroundUp] Perched on a steep hillside in the township of Ndaleni on the outskirts of Richmond, Thandazile Phoswa's former home stands empty amidst small plots of mealies and sugar cane. Cordoned off with razor wire, the whitewashed bungalow serves as a macabre monument to the long history of political violence that has plagued this picturesque region of rural KwaZulu-Natal's Midlands since before the end of apartheid.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nguza, Son Absent, Verdict Tomorrow

[Daily News] Arusha -THE non-appearance of the father-and-son Nguza Viking (Babu Seya) and Johnson (Papii Nguza) yesterday compelled the African Court on Human and Peoples’ Rights to postpone to tomorrow, delivery of its judgment in the application the…

[Daily News] Arusha -THE non-appearance of the father-and-son Nguza Viking (Babu Seya) and Johnson (Papii Nguza) yesterday compelled the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights to postpone to tomorrow, delivery of its judgment in the application they filed against conviction of rape and sodomy.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania