The South African Human Rights Commission Tackles Thorny Issue of Foreigners’ Access to Housing

[Daily Maverick] On Tuesday the South African Human Rights Commission initiated a conversation regarding the sensitive issue of foreign migrants’ access to housing and resources. The subject was calmly debated, but the message was loud and clear – excl…

[Daily Maverick] On Tuesday the South African Human Rights Commission initiated a conversation regarding the sensitive issue of foreign migrants' access to housing and resources. The subject was calmly debated, but the message was loud and clear - exclusion and inequality must fall. By BHEKI C SIMELANE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

New Policies and Programmes? Then Match It With Tax Hikes

[News24Wire] The message in Wednesday’s mini budget is clear: if government wants to introduce any new programmes and policies, they will have to be matched with parallel tax increases.

[News24Wire] The message in Wednesday's mini budget is clear: if government wants to introduce any new programmes and policies, they will have to be matched with parallel tax increases.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Respect to Elders and Women Is Essential in Our Society, Says PM

[Government of Mauritius] The essential base of an inclusive society entails nurturing respect of elders, valorising the role of women and mutual respect between men and women. Mauritius as a nation should set itself as a model to inculcate such values…

[Government of Mauritius] The essential base of an inclusive society entails nurturing respect of elders, valorising the role of women and mutual respect between men and women. Mauritius as a nation should set itself as a model to inculcate such values for its further progress and modernisation.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

It’s Official – Justice Salami Rejects Appointment to Monitor Corruption Cases

[Premium Times] The Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman of the National Judicial Council, Walter Onnoghen, has confirmed the resignation of retired Justice Ayo Salami as Chairperson of the Corruption and Financial Crimes Cases Trial Monitoring Commit…

[Premium Times] The Chief Justice of Nigeria and Chairman of the National Judicial Council, Walter Onnoghen, has confirmed the resignation of retired Justice Ayo Salami as Chairperson of the Corruption and Financial Crimes Cases Trial Monitoring Committee.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Far North – Reconstruction Amid On-Going Conflict

[ICG] The fight against Boko Haram in Cameroon’s Far North, the country’s poorest region, has exacerbated the already-delicate economic situation and placed under strain traditional socio-economic roles. The government and international partners should…

[ICG] The fight against Boko Haram in Cameroon's Far North, the country's poorest region, has exacerbated the already-delicate economic situation and placed under strain traditional socio-economic roles. The government and international partners should embrace development policies that take into account the local population's resilience strategies and adaptation to new economic realities.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

From Mugabe to Wonder Woman – When Goodwill Ambassadors Go Bad

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -“The decision to appoint a goodwill ambassador can backfire if the organisation – or brand – doesn’t understand the public’s perception of their ambassador”

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -"The decision to appoint a goodwill ambassador can backfire if the organisation - or brand - doesn't understand the public's perception of their ambassador"

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mandla Mandela Salutes Sister for Speaking Out About Rape By Ex-Boyfriend

[News24Wire] Traditional chief and MP Mandla Mandela has applauded his sister Ndileka for disclosing that she had been raped by an ex-boyfriend five years ago, and he also saluted the #MeToo campaign that helped her speak out.

[News24Wire] Traditional chief and MP Mandla Mandela has applauded his sister Ndileka for disclosing that she had been raped by an ex-boyfriend five years ago, and he also saluted the #MeToo campaign that helped her speak out.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Voting Delayed in Kitui as Bus Ferrying Materials is Swept By Floods

[Nation] Voting was delayed for three hours in some polling stations of Kitui Central after a school bus distributing materials was swept into a ditch by flash floods.

[Nation] Voting was delayed for three hours in some polling stations of Kitui Central after a school bus distributing materials was swept into a ditch by flash floods.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

One Dead, 8 Injured in Kisumu, Migori Protests

[Nation] At least one person has died and eight others admitted to various hospitals in Kisumu and Migori counties following clashes between rioters and police on the polling day.

[Nation] At least one person has died and eight others admitted to various hospitals in Kisumu and Migori counties following clashes between rioters and police on the polling day.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya