UN Envoy Voices Concern Over Wave of Ongoing Arrests and Detentions

[UN News] The United Nations envoy for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) expressed grave concern today over the wave of arrests and arbitrary detention “of those who seek to express their political views” in the country over the past three day…

[UN News] The United Nations envoy for the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) expressed grave concern today over the wave of arrests and arbitrary detention "of those who seek to express their political views" in the country over the past three days, and reiterated the necessity for all Congolese authorities to respect the rules of the country and ensure protection of free speech.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Kenya Has What It Takes to Be African Giants, Says Oliseh

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Former Nigeria defensive midfielder Sunday Oliseh has singled out Africa as the most talented continent with players who have football skills compared to the rest of the world.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Former Nigeria defensive midfielder Sunday Oliseh has singled out Africa as the most talented continent with players who have football skills compared to the rest of the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Committee Notes and Welcomes Deadline Extension for NSFAS Applications and Feet for Fees Campaign

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training Chairperson, Ms Connie September, has noted the deadline extension for funding applications from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on Higher Education and Training Chairperson, Ms Connie September, has noted the deadline extension for funding applications from the National Student Financial Aid Scheme (NSFAS).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

National Broadcasting Firm Urged to Undergo Major Restructuring

[Independent (Kampala)] A seven member committee tasked with investigating national broadcaster Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) on Tuesday released its report blaming the station and government for the body’s financial woes.

[Independent (Kampala)] A seven member committee tasked with investigating national broadcaster Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) on Tuesday released its report blaming the station and government for the body's financial woes.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission Gets New Boss

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has nominated Retired Anglican Church of Kenya Archbishop Eliud Wabukala to be the new chairperson of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has nominated Retired Anglican Church of Kenya Archbishop Eliud Wabukala to be the new chairperson of the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Minister Faith Muthambi – Umfolozi Digital Terrestrial Television Imbizo

[SA Govt] Speech delivered by Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi, on the occasion of the DTT Imbizo held at Umfolozi Local Municipality, Kwa-Zulu Natal

[SA Govt] Speech delivered by Minister of Communications, Ms Faith Muthambi, on the occasion of the DTT Imbizo held at Umfolozi Local Municipality, Kwa-Zulu Natal

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Reservist in Court for Businessman’s Kidnapping

[News24Wire] A police reservist appeared in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday on suspicion of being part of a group that kidnapped a Pakistani businessman earlier this month.

[News24Wire] A police reservist appeared in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court on Tuesday on suspicion of being part of a group that kidnapped a Pakistani businessman earlier this month.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Grandparents Shot in North West Home Invasion

[News24Wire] Grandparents babysitting their grandchildren were shot during what is believed to be a house robbery in Umgeni Road in Lethabong, North West province early on Wednesday morning.

[News24Wire] Grandparents babysitting their grandchildren were shot during what is believed to be a house robbery in Umgeni Road in Lethabong, North West province early on Wednesday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa