Burundi Consumer Rights ‘Not Fully Respected’, Says Abuco

[Iwacu] While the world celebrates the Consumer Rights Day this 15 March, the Burundian association of consumers (ABUCO) says its members don’t actually enjoy their rights.

[Iwacu] While the world celebrates the Consumer Rights Day this 15 March, the Burundian association of consumers (ABUCO) says its members don't actually enjoy their rights.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

National Sex Worker HIV Plan to Fight New Infections

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the National Sex worker HIV plan is important if South Africa is to win the fight against new HIV infections.

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says the National Sex worker HIV plan is important if South Africa is to win the fight against new HIV infections.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Dismisses Media Harassment Reports

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Government of Botswana has noted press statement issued by the so-called “INK Centre for Investigative Journalism” alleging “harassment of journalists” in the context of the briefly stopped for questioning last week …

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The Government of Botswana has noted press statement issued by the so-called "INK Centre for Investigative Journalism" alleging "harassment of journalists" in the context of the briefly stopped for questioning last week by security forces of three INK employees and/or associates - Ntibinyane Ntibinyane, Joel Konopo and Kaombona Kanani.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Farm Worker Has to Decide Which of Her Children to Feed

[GroundUp] When loan repayments left Sophia* destitute, she had to beg a little money from her cousin and make a terrible choice. Either she could feed herself and her six-month-old baby, or she could feed her 8 and 13-year-old daughters. She chose the…

[GroundUp] When loan repayments left Sophia* destitute, she had to beg a little money from her cousin and make a terrible choice. Either she could feed herself and her six-month-old baby, or she could feed her 8 and 13-year-old daughters. She chose the latter. When she stopped eating, she also stopped producing milk. Her baby's weight dropped from 11.3 kg to 8.8 kg in three weeks. The clinic sister threatened to call the social worker. Erin Torkelson tells Sophia's story.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ex-Mandela Cop Reveals Apartheid Police Secrets

[News24Wire] Members of the apartheid-era security police swept the scenes after the bombing of Community House in Salt River in 1997 and the killing of the so-called Gugulethu Seven in 1986, the Western Cape High Court heard on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Members of the apartheid-era security police swept the scenes after the bombing of Community House in Salt River in 1997 and the killing of the so-called Gugulethu Seven in 1986, the Western Cape High Court heard on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Alzheimer’s Patients Are Not ‘Crazy’ – NGO

[Seychelles News Agency] The founder of Seychelles Alzheimer’s Foundation (SAF) would like to see people suffering from the disease being better taken care of and understood.

[Seychelles News Agency] The founder of Seychelles Alzheimer's Foundation (SAF) would like to see people suffering from the disease being better taken care of and understood.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Netball Readies for World Cup

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -In their effort to lure more stakeholders to come on board, Netball World Youth Cup 2017, Local Organising Committee engaged different stakeholders in a one-day workshop at the University of Botswana.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -In their effort to lure more stakeholders to come on board, Netball World Youth Cup 2017, Local Organising Committee engaged different stakeholders in a one-day workshop at the University of Botswana.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Chess Tourney Success

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Approximately 78 players turned up for the Botswana Junior Open Chess Championships held at the University of Botswana over the weekend.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Approximately 78 players turned up for the Botswana Junior Open Chess Championships held at the University of Botswana over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana