HRW – Widows Left Homeless, Penniless by Relatives

[VOA] Opportunistic relatives in Zimbabwe routinely trample the property and inheritance rights of widows, and the government lets it happen, according to a new Human Rights Watch report.

[VOA] Opportunistic relatives in Zimbabwe routinely trample the property and inheritance rights of widows, and the government lets it happen, according to a new Human Rights Watch report.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Accountant Arrested Over Lira Hospital Fire

[Monitor] Lira -Police have arrested the accountant of Lira Regional Referral Hospital, Mr Simon Odepe, to help with investigation into the circumstances under which his office caught fire on Monday evening.

[Monitor] Lira -Police have arrested the accountant of Lira Regional Referral Hospital, Mr Simon Odepe, to help with investigation into the circumstances under which his office caught fire on Monday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Unregistered Schools Will Not Reopen, Says Government

[Monitor] Kampala -The Ministry of Education and Sports has announced that private secondary schools without licenses will not be allowed to open for the first term unless they put in place the basic requirements as demanded by government.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Ministry of Education and Sports has announced that private secondary schools without licenses will not be allowed to open for the first term unless they put in place the basic requirements as demanded by government.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Hard-On-the-Eye Sako Embodies Mali Physical Style

[Monitor] Libreville -Unlike Uganda Cranes who became the first team to exit the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, today’s final group stage opponents Mali still have a life. Like the proverbial cat that has nine lives, coach Alain Giresse’s Eagles can advan…

[Monitor] Libreville -Unlike Uganda Cranes who became the first team to exit the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations, today's final group stage opponents Mali still have a life. Like the proverbial cat that has nine lives, coach Alain Giresse's Eagles can advance if they win and Ghana beat Egypt in Port-Gentil.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Only 7 Counties Are Facing Hunger, Says Kiunjuri

[Nation] The government has contained famine in 16 of the 23 hardest-hit counties, Devolution Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri said on Tuesday, adding that the remaining seven will be “stabilised” this week.

[Nation] The government has contained famine in 16 of the 23 hardest-hit counties, Devolution Cabinet Secretary Mwangi Kiunjuri said on Tuesday, adding that the remaining seven will be "stabilised" this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Expectant Women at Risk of Developing Fistulas Due to Doctors’ Strike – Expert

[Nation] Expectant women are at risk of developing fistulas because of the prolonged doctors’ strike that has forced many to give birth at home, a health expert has warned.

[Nation] Expectant women are at risk of developing fistulas because of the prolonged doctors' strike that has forced many to give birth at home, a health expert has warned.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

KRU Names New Date for Safari Sevens

[Nation] This year’s edition of the Safari Sevens rugby tournament will be held between November 3-5 in Nairobi instead of September to attract more World Rugby Sevens Series teams.

[Nation] This year's edition of the Safari Sevens rugby tournament will be held between November 3-5 in Nairobi instead of September to attract more World Rugby Sevens Series teams.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

New African Railways Ride on Chinese Loans

[VOA] Earlier this month, the first train rumbled down the tracks of a $3.4 billion electric railway connecting landlocked Ethiopia with Djibouti and its access to the Red Sea. The 750-kilometer (466 miles) line, expected to carry up to five million to…

[VOA] Earlier this month, the first train rumbled down the tracks of a $3.4 billion electric railway connecting landlocked Ethiopia with Djibouti and its access to the Red Sea. The 750-kilometer (466 miles) line, expected to carry up to five million tons of goods per year, promises to have a massive impact on the economies of both countries and the region at large.

source: AllAfrica News: Djibouti