How Amnesty Efforts in the Niger Delta Triggered New Violence

[The Conversation Africa] The introduction of disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration programmes have become common practice in countries emerging from violent conflict. Arguably, the most difficult aspect is the successful and long-term reintegr…

[The Conversation Africa] The introduction of disarmament, demobilisation and reintegration programmes have become common practice in countries emerging from violent conflict. Arguably, the most difficult aspect is the successful and long-term reintegration of former combatants into civilian life.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Trump Move on Abortion Criticised

[CSJNews] The recent decision by US President Donald Trump to reinstate the Global Gag Rule is a death sentence as it will send many girls and women in developing nations to their early grave, a media activist has said.

[CSJNews] The recent decision by US President Donald Trump to reinstate the Global Gag Rule is a death sentence as it will send many girls and women in developing nations to their early grave, a media activist has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Ibori – Ten Answers to the One Question

[Politics Policies Poetry & Life] It is loud and quiet at the same time. The conversations on James Onanefe Ibori. On the streets and in homes. In minds and thoughtful reflections, people ponder and wonder – why would a self-identifying criminal emerge as a hero, a star that appears to shine like no other in Nigeria?

[Politics Policies Poetry & Life] It is loud and quiet at the same time. The conversations on James Onanefe Ibori. On the streets and in homes. In minds and thoughtful reflections, people ponder and wonder - why would a self-identifying criminal emerge as a hero, a star that appears to shine like no other in Nigeria?

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Sabotages Own Digital Economy Plan With Internet Shutdown

[African Arguments] Cameroon aspires to be a tech hub and “multiply by 50” jobs in ICTs. But high costs, poor infrastructure and the internet blackout in Silicon Mountain undermine this vision.

[African Arguments] Cameroon aspires to be a tech hub and "multiply by 50" jobs in ICTs. But high costs, poor infrastructure and the internet blackout in Silicon Mountain undermine this vision.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Protesters’ Struggle Moves to the Athletics Track

[African Arguments] While a state of emergency is still in place at home, global sporting events are providing an irresistible opportunity for protesters to be seen and heard.

[African Arguments] While a state of emergency is still in place at home, global sporting events are providing an irresistible opportunity for protesters to be seen and heard.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Muay Thai Pro Demonstrates Technique in Cape Town Murder Trial

[News24Wire] A Muay Thai professional on Monday demonstrated in the trial of Carl Schoombie’s alleged killers how elbows, knees and shins can be used to inflict serious harm on someone lying on the ground.

[News24Wire] A Muay Thai professional on Monday demonstrated in the trial of Carl Schoombie's alleged killers how elbows, knees and shins can be used to inflict serious harm on someone lying on the ground.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa