Security Forces Interrogate News Website Cofounder

[CPJ] Officers from the Tunisian National Guard’s Central Investigation Brigade interrogated Sami Ben Gharbia, the cofounder of the independent news website Nawaat, for six hours on May 3, 2017, demanding that he reveal the sources of an April 24 artic…

[CPJ] Officers from the Tunisian National Guard's Central Investigation Brigade interrogated Sami Ben Gharbia, the cofounder of the independent news website Nawaat, for six hours on May 3, 2017, demanding that he reveal the sources of an April 24 article about a draft economic and financial reconciliation law, Ben Gharbia told the Committee to Protect Journalists. The officers also demanded that he supply the names, phone numbers, and national identification card numbers of all the journalists who worked on the

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

UN Health Agency Deploying Experts to Site of Ebola Outbreak

[UN News] The United Nations health agency is deploying technical experts to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) amid an outbreak of Ebola virus near its northern border with the Central Africa Republic, the agency’s regional director for Africa…

[UN News] The United Nations health agency is deploying technical experts to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) amid an outbreak of Ebola virus near its northern border with the Central Africa Republic, the agency's regional director for Africa confirmed.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Here Are Your 7 Kenyan Finalists for the World’s Biggest Cocktail Competition

[Capital FM] World Class is the world’s biggest and most reputable cocktail competition and is the ultimate test of bartending skill. At every stage of the competition bartenders can create cutting-edge cocktails, make great contacts and face amazing n…

[Capital FM] World Class is the world's biggest and most reputable cocktail competition and is the ultimate test of bartending skill. At every stage of the competition bartenders can create cutting-edge cocktails, make great contacts and face amazing new challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Farmers Vow to Continue Killing Marauding Lions

[Namibian] ANDREAS Ndakukamo, the Omusati farmer and businessman who lost 16 cattle to lions since last month, said until the lions have returned to the Etosha National Park, they would be pursued and killed.

[Namibian] ANDREAS Ndakukamo, the Omusati farmer and businessman who lost 16 cattle to lions since last month, said until the lions have returned to the Etosha National Park, they would be pursued and killed.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Commission to Develop Policy On Mass Literacy

[Daily Trust] The National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education (NMEC) has commenced the process of developing a national policy guideline for mass literacy in the country.

[Daily Trust] The National Commission for Mass Literacy, Adult and Non-Formal Education (NMEC) has commenced the process of developing a national policy guideline for mass literacy in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Geingob Seeks Unity of Genocide Groups

[Namibian] PRESIDENT Hage Geingob yesterday said genocide negotiations with Germany would be less credible without unity, and with the exclusion of representatives of the affected communities.

[Namibian] PRESIDENT Hage Geingob yesterday said genocide negotiations with Germany would be less credible without unity, and with the exclusion of representatives of the affected communities.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Platinum Production to Drop 10%

[The Herald] Platinum production from Zimbabwe is estimated to drop 10 percent this year to 440 000 ounces as output normalises at the country’s largest operation, according to the World Platinum Council (WPC).

[The Herald] Platinum production from Zimbabwe is estimated to drop 10 percent this year to 440 000 ounces as output normalises at the country's largest operation, according to the World Platinum Council (WPC).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill – Rules of Engagement

[Daily Maverick] The Traditional and Khoisan Leadership Bill could be adopted as early as the end of the year, if the Portfolio Committee on Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs has its way. But if input from citizens submitted via the publi…

[Daily Maverick] The Traditional and Khoisan Leadership Bill could be adopted as early as the end of the year, if the Portfolio Committee on Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs has its way. But if input from citizens submitted via the public hearings report to the National Assembly last week is anything to go by, there's still a long way to go before agreement is reached on several key issues. Not least, ongoing concerns that the Bill is a thinly-veiled attempt to cement apartheid boundaries and let traditional

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mandela Amazed Someone Would Want to Assassinate Him – Ex Top Cop

[News24Wire] National police intelligence often received and followed up on information of plans to assassinate the late former president Nelson Mandela, former national police commissioner George Fivaz testified on Monday.

[News24Wire] National police intelligence often received and followed up on information of plans to assassinate the late former president Nelson Mandela, former national police commissioner George Fivaz testified on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa