A Common Thread

[Daily Maverick] Integrity and accountability are the common thread that joins together all notables who are paid tribute by the Daily Maverick in its Person of the Year awards.

[Daily Maverick] Integrity and accountability are the common thread that joins together all notables who are paid tribute by the Daily Maverick in its Person of the Year awards.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UN, Malawi to Explore Use of Drones to Deliver Faster Aid

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Trials to be carried out in a “humanitarian drone testing corridor” in Malawi are thought to be first to focus on drone use in humanitarian operations and development

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Trials to be carried out in a "humanitarian drone testing corridor" in Malawi are thought to be first to focus on drone use in humanitarian operations and development

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Civil Society Slams ‘Sweeping Powers of Communication Minister’

[Parliament of South Africa] The Right2Know’, a coalition of a diverse range of stakeholders of South African progressive organisations which defends media freedom and freedom of expression, appeared before the Ad Hoc Committee.

[Parliament of South Africa] The Right2Know', a coalition of a diverse range of stakeholders of South African progressive organisations which defends media freedom and freedom of expression, appeared before the Ad Hoc Committee.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Parliament Tasks Byabashaija Over Conjugal Rights for Prisoners

[Independent (Kampala)] Parliament’s committee on Human rights on Wednesday tasked the Commissioner General of Prisons Dr. Johnson Byabashaija to explain why prisoners especially those serving long sentences were not having conjugal rights.

[Independent (Kampala)] Parliament's committee on Human rights on Wednesday tasked the Commissioner General of Prisons Dr. Johnson Byabashaija to explain why prisoners especially those serving long sentences were not having conjugal rights.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda Seeks World Support to Handle Region’s Refugees

[Independent (Kampala)] Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa has called for international partnerships with Uganda’s Settlement Transformation Project (2016-2021) that aims to achieve self-reliance and local settlement of refugees.

[Independent (Kampala)] Foreign Affairs Minister Sam Kutesa has called for international partnerships with Uganda's Settlement Transformation Project (2016-2021) that aims to achieve self-reliance and local settlement of refugees.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi