Effort to Stem Child Begging Falls Short

[HRW] Dakar -Tens of thousands of talibé children in Senegal continue to suffer from forced begging and abuse at certain traditional Quranic schools, despite a year-long government program intended to crack down on the practice, Human Rights Watch and the Platform for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (PPDH), a coalition of Senegalese rights groups, said in a report released today.

[HRW] Dakar -Tens of thousands of talibé children in Senegal continue to suffer from forced begging and abuse at certain traditional Quranic schools, despite a year-long government program intended to crack down on the practice, Human Rights Watch and the Platform for the Promotion and Protection of Human Rights (PPDH), a coalition of Senegalese rights groups, said in a report released today.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Wadabwa Suffers Injury Setback, Blow for Wanderers

[Nyasa Times] Be Forward Wanderers striker Peter Wadabwa has suffered yet another setback with his groin problem that will now rule him out of weekend games, meaning the Nomads woes in their striking force still clings with them.

[Nyasa Times] Be Forward Wanderers striker Peter Wadabwa has suffered yet another setback with his groin problem that will now rule him out of weekend games, meaning the Nomads woes in their striking force still clings with them.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Thirty Years On – From Live Aid Ethiopia Ending Famine

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia has been the poster child for droughts and famine – the famous 1984 drought that cost the lives of an estimated one million people was top news around the world. Bad news in Africa gains a lot of headlines. Good news does not.

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopia has been the poster child for droughts and famine - the famous 1984 drought that cost the lives of an estimated one million people was top news around the world. Bad news in Africa gains a lot of headlines. Good news does not.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

District Hospital Burns Expired Drugs

[Nyasa Times] Balaka District Hospital on Monday burnt expired drugs worth K118 million which it received from donors and purchased from the Central Medical Stores Trust.

[Nyasa Times] Balaka District Hospital on Monday burnt expired drugs worth K118 million which it received from donors and purchased from the Central Medical Stores Trust.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Local Govt, Police Draw Security Plan for Presidential Campaigns

[New Times] Officials from the Ministry of Local Government and Rwanda National Police met yesterday to discuss and harmonise measures to ensure that the upcoming presidential campaigns are incident-free throughout the country.

[New Times] Officials from the Ministry of Local Government and Rwanda National Police met yesterday to discuss and harmonise measures to ensure that the upcoming presidential campaigns are incident-free throughout the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

‘Opposition Has No Strategy to Win Elections’

[New Zimbabwe] Pro-democracy activist, Linda Masarira, said chances of the opposition winning next year’s election were next to zero as they have no strategy to outwit Zanu PF.

[New Zimbabwe] Pro-democracy activist, Linda Masarira, said chances of the opposition winning next year's election were next to zero as they have no strategy to outwit Zanu PF.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Unlawful Enrichment – Justice Agbadu-Fishim Arraigned Over Alleged N4.4 Million Gratification

[Vanguard] Justice James Agbadu-fishim of the National Industrial Court, Lagos Division, was on Tuesday hauled up before Justice Raliatu Adebiyi of an Ikeja High Court over alleged N4.4 million gratification.

[Vanguard] Justice James Agbadu-fishim of the National Industrial Court, Lagos Division, was on Tuesday hauled up before Justice Raliatu Adebiyi of an Ikeja High Court over alleged N4.4 million gratification.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Failed Politicians Beating War Drums in Nigeria – Gen.Abubakar’s Peace Committee

[Vanguard] The National Peace Committee headed by former Head of State, Gen. AbdulSalam Abubakar, has chided promoters of division and hate speeches for trying to cause apprehension and trouble in the land.

[Vanguard] The National Peace Committee headed by former Head of State, Gen. AbdulSalam Abubakar, has chided promoters of division and hate speeches for trying to cause apprehension and trouble in the land.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria