Man Gets 15 Years for Raping Niece

[Namibian] A 39-year-old man who was found guilty of raping his niece in 2010 was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment in the Katima Mulilo Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday.

[Namibian] A 39-year-old man who was found guilty of raping his niece in 2010 was sentenced to 15 years imprisonment in the Katima Mulilo Magistrate's Court on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Seven Years After Its Revolution, Libya Is Losing Its Journalists

[RSF] The crisis for press freedom in Libya has reached an unprecedented level seven years after the country’s revolution. The open conflict between two rival governments has made journalism extremely dangerous. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns…

[RSF] The crisis for press freedom in Libya has reached an unprecedented level seven years after the country's revolution. The open conflict between two rival governments has made journalism extremely dangerous. Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the impunity for violence against journalists, who continue to flee abroad.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Court Trashes Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane, Again

[Daily Maverick] Busisiwe Mkhwebane is not impartial and does not understand her job, or the law, the North Gauteng High Court ruled on Friday as it threw out the Public Protector’s report demanding that Absa pay R1.125-billion for Bankorp’s apartheid-…

[Daily Maverick] Busisiwe Mkhwebane is not impartial and does not understand her job, or the law, the North Gauteng High Court ruled on Friday as it threw out the Public Protector's report demanding that Absa pay R1.125-billion for Bankorp's apartheid-era loan from the Reserve Bank. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

As We Ponder the State of the Nation, What Do We Need to Address?

[Daily Maverick] Inequality is the key challenge all South Africans should be talking about. Levels of inequality in South Africa are among the highest in the world – the statistics are quite telling: the top 10% of the population earn about 60% of all…

[Daily Maverick] Inequality is the key challenge all South Africans should be talking about. Levels of inequality in South Africa are among the highest in the world - the statistics are quite telling: the top 10% of the population earn about 60% of all income and own 95% of all assets.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

City Tours Set to Give Tourists ‘A Taste’ of Windhoek

[Namibia Economist] The Namibian Scientific Society in collaboration with Windhoek City Tours/Lothem Safaris this week launched, Windhoek City tours, an initiative that will offer guided tours in and around the city for tourists, considering Windhoek i…

[Namibia Economist] The Namibian Scientific Society in collaboration with Windhoek City Tours/Lothem Safaris this week launched, Windhoek City tours, an initiative that will offer guided tours in and around the city for tourists, considering Windhoek is such a beautiful city, which lacks these services.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

EU Grants Millions to Support Civil Society in Lesotho

[Kingdom of Lesotho] The Minister of Finance, Dr Moeketsi Majoro says Civil Society plays an essential role in providing social services, giving a voice to the people and monitoring governance sector performance.

[Kingdom of Lesotho] The Minister of Finance, Dr Moeketsi Majoro says Civil Society plays an essential role in providing social services, giving a voice to the people and monitoring governance sector performance.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Masters Security Need Win Against Petroleos for Damage Limitation

[Nyasa Times] Masters Security will be chasing a win as they host Atletico Petroleos of Angola in the CAF Confederations Cup return leg at Bingu National Stadium next Tuesday.

[Nyasa Times] Masters Security will be chasing a win as they host Atletico Petroleos of Angola in the CAF Confederations Cup return leg at Bingu National Stadium next Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Construction of Gold Paralympian’s House to Commence in Three Weeks

[Namibia Economist] Standard Bank in partnership with the National Housing Enterprise (NHE), this week held a ground-breaking ceremony to begin construction of Gold Paralympian, Ananias Shikongo’s house.

[Namibia Economist] Standard Bank in partnership with the National Housing Enterprise (NHE), this week held a ground-breaking ceremony to begin construction of Gold Paralympian, Ananias Shikongo's house.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Suspected Al-Shabaab Militants Kill 3 in Kenyan School Attack

[Shabelle] Suspected Al-Shabaab militants killed three Kenyan teachers and injured one other in an attack Friday on a school in the country’s northeastern county of Wajir, officials said.

[Shabelle] Suspected Al-Shabaab militants killed three Kenyan teachers and injured one other in an attack Friday on a school in the country's northeastern county of Wajir, officials said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia