Controversial Play Lifts Lid On Secretive Sotho Female Initiation

[CAJ News] Pretoria -THE emotive Sotho female initiation, Lebollo, is among local rites shrouded in mystery, controversy and misinterpretation. Writer and director, Lebo “Thope” Leisa, is thriving on controversy and sends tongues wagging with a product…

[CAJ News] Pretoria -THE emotive Sotho female initiation, Lebollo, is among local rites shrouded in mystery, controversy and misinterpretation. Writer and director, Lebo "Thope" Leisa, is thriving on controversy and sends tongues wagging with a production based around the initiation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Starvation Threatens Thousands of Congolese Children

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -AS many as 700 000 children could starve in the conflict-torn Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) unless food aid is secured. The head of the United Nations World Food Programme, David Beasley, warned this was on…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -AS many as 700 000 children could starve in the conflict-torn Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) unless food aid is secured. The head of the United Nations World Food Programme, David Beasley, warned this was one of the humanitarian catastrophes looming in the area. "We need access to those children, and we need money urgently," he said at the conclusion of his tour of the Central African country. Some 3,2 million people in the Kasai are severely food insecure, struggling to feed themse

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville

State Completes ID Parade in Soweto School Guard Sexual Assault Case

[News24Wire] The State says it has completed the identification parade in the case against a security guard who allegedly sexually assaulted at least 87 school girls at a Soweto primary school.

[News24Wire] The State says it has completed the identification parade in the case against a security guard who allegedly sexually assaulted at least 87 school girls at a Soweto primary school.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Huawei New ICT Helps Build Smart Zambia

[PR Newswire] Shenzhen, China -To ensure the development of secure, efficient and interoperable systems between departments the Zambian government set out plans to build and promote a “Smart Zambia.” The government determined that progress into the dig…

[PR Newswire] Shenzhen, China -To ensure the development of secure, efficient and interoperable systems between departments the Zambian government set out plans to build and promote a "Smart Zambia." The government determined that progress into the digital age would involve the use of innovative technology to advance a national informatization program for eGovernment, eCommerce, and IT talent.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Murder for Hire Accused Denied Bail

[New Era] Windhoek -One of the accused in the trial of six people, including the wife of the deceased in a murder-for-hire case, left the Windhoek High Court yesterday disappointed after Judge Dinah Usiku dismissed his application to be released on bai…

[New Era] Windhoek -One of the accused in the trial of six people, including the wife of the deceased in a murder-for-hire case, left the Windhoek High Court yesterday disappointed after Judge Dinah Usiku dismissed his application to be released on bail pending his trial.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Youth Urged to Champion Sustainable Development

[New Era] Windhoek -Partnerships with development stakeholders, including the youth and academia, are crucial to eradicate poverty, save the planet and ensure prosperity for all.

[New Era] Windhoek -Partnerships with development stakeholders, including the youth and academia, are crucial to eradicate poverty, save the planet and ensure prosperity for all.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia