A Hidden Disgrace – Young Girls Being Raped to Uphold Culture

[Daily Maverick] Shocking news came to the international media from Malawi when a proud Eric Aniva announced “he had slept with 104 women”, the majority being girls as young as 12 and 13 years old. Eric confessed to a BBC news reporter that he is HIV p…

[Daily Maverick] Shocking news came to the international media from Malawi when a proud Eric Aniva announced "he had slept with 104 women", the majority being girls as young as 12 and 13 years old. Eric confessed to a BBC news reporter that he is HIV positive. Acknowledging that there's something wrong in what he was doing, he said, "This ritual helps to spread HIV and culture does not allow the use of condoms in this ritual." This act needs to be stopped, by introducing traditional practices which empower young women into

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Pollard Boost for Blue Bulls

[News24Wire] The Blue Bulls received an unexpected boost with the inclusion of Springbok and Bulls flyhalf, Handre Pollard, in their team to play the Valke, in one of six eagerly awaited clashes in the SuperSport Rugby Challenge this weekend.

[News24Wire] The Blue Bulls received an unexpected boost with the inclusion of Springbok and Bulls flyhalf, Handre Pollard, in their team to play the Valke, in one of six eagerly awaited clashes in the SuperSport Rugby Challenge this weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Atlantis Residents Fed Up After Double Murder

[News24Wire] The murders of Atlantis mother Octavia de Bruin and her toddler Cleo have left the community reeling, prompting them to organise a march through the West Coast town on Saturday to call for stronger action against perpetrators.

[News24Wire] The murders of Atlantis mother Octavia de Bruin and her toddler Cleo have left the community reeling, prompting them to organise a march through the West Coast town on Saturday to call for stronger action against perpetrators.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kenyans Abroad Sent Home Sh44 Billion in Q1

[Nation] Diaspora remittances in the first quarter of the year rose by four per cent compared to a similar period in 2016, bucking a falling trend in other African economies.

[Nation] Diaspora remittances in the first quarter of the year rose by four per cent compared to a similar period in 2016, bucking a falling trend in other African economies.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Countdown to Election Starts

[Nation] It’s just 60 days to the General Election and at least 15,000 candidates will battle it out for 1,882 elective positions. It’s the highest number of candidates in Kenya’s history.

[Nation] It's just 60 days to the General Election and at least 15,000 candidates will battle it out for 1,882 elective positions. It's the highest number of candidates in Kenya's history.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S. Couple Convicted of Exploiting Kenyan Woman

[Nation] A jury in the State of New Jersey on Wednesday convicted a couple on charges of smuggling a Kenyan woman into the United States and exploiting her for domestic labour and child care.

[Nation] A jury in the State of New Jersey on Wednesday convicted a couple on charges of smuggling a Kenyan woman into the United States and exploiting her for domestic labour and child care.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kiprop Clocks Fastest Time in Men’s 1,500 Million

[Nation] Three-time World 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop eased off to victory in his 1,500m race to qualify for the semi-finals at the National Athletics Championships that got off to a thrilling start on Thursday at the Nyayo National Stadium.

[Nation] Three-time World 1,500m champion Asbel Kiprop eased off to victory in his 1,500m race to qualify for the semi-finals at the National Athletics Championships that got off to a thrilling start on Thursday at the Nyayo National Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya