Gauteng to Review Initiation School Laws

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Gauteng Provincial Government will revisit the regulations of traditional initiation schools in terms of section 12 of the Children’s Act 38 of 2005.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Gauteng Provincial Government will revisit the regulations of traditional initiation schools in terms of section 12 of the Children's Act 38 of 2005.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why I Support #BlackMonday, and Why You Should Too

[Daily Maverick] If we cannot unify in protest over President Jacob Zuma’s actions then we have truly slipped past the point of no return. Zuma can continue to laugh to his “Thixo waseGeorge Koch” because he now knows full well that our passivity and i…

[Daily Maverick] If we cannot unify in protest over President Jacob Zuma's actions then we have truly slipped past the point of no return. Zuma can continue to laugh to his "Thixo waseGeorge Koch" because he now knows full well that our passivity and inability to mobilise is our final surrender to the hijacking of this nation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Parliament Passes Anti-Terrorism Amendment Bill 2017

[Observer] Parliament has passed the Anti-Terrorism Amendment Bill 2017, which contains amendments aimed at suppressing terror financing. Section two of the approved bill provides a definition of a suspected terrorist.

[Observer] Parliament has passed the Anti-Terrorism Amendment Bill 2017, which contains amendments aimed at suppressing terror financing. Section two of the approved bill provides a definition of a suspected terrorist.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

ODM Youth Leader Sought By Police for Misusing Firearm

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Police are looking for Orange Democratic Movement youth leader Benson Musungu who fired shots at the party headquarters on Wednesday to scare away a rowdy group.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Police are looking for Orange Democratic Movement youth leader Benson Musungu who fired shots at the party headquarters on Wednesday to scare away a rowdy group.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

E-Government Conference Focuses On Implementation of Smac Technologies

[Government of Mauritius] The 4th edition of State Informatics Limited (SIL) e-Government Conference on the theme Digital Transformation in Public Administration regrouping stakeholders evolving in the Information Technology (IT) sector opened yesterda…

[Government of Mauritius] The 4th edition of State Informatics Limited (SIL) e-Government Conference on the theme Digital Transformation in Public Administration regrouping stakeholders evolving in the Information Technology (IT) sector opened yesterday at the Intercontinental Hotel, Balaclava in the presence of the Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation, Mr Yogida Sawmynaden.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Right Groups Seek President’s Intervention Over Extrajudicial Killings

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Human rights organizations under the banner of Police Reforms Working Group wants President Uhuru Kenyatta to establish an independent judicial commission of inquiry to conduct a probe into claims of extra-judicial killings and en…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Human rights organizations under the banner of Police Reforms Working Group wants President Uhuru Kenyatta to establish an independent judicial commission of inquiry to conduct a probe into claims of extra-judicial killings and enforced disappearances of suspects of Crime.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

No Justice in Somali Region Killings

[HRW] Nairobi -Ethiopian authorities have failed to hold accountable a paramilitary force that killed at least 21 villagers in the Somali region of Ethiopia in June 2016. The government should promptly grant access to independent international monitors…

[HRW] Nairobi -Ethiopian authorities have failed to hold accountable a paramilitary force that killed at least 21 villagers in the Somali region of Ethiopia in June 2016. The government should promptly grant access to independent international monitors to investigate these killings and other reported abuses by this force, known as the "Liyu police."

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Zuma Must Withdraw ‘State Capture’ Report Challenge – Ex-Public Protector

[News24Wire] Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Wednesday called on President Jacob Zuma to withdraw his High Court in Pretoria application to review and set aside the remedial action recommendations in the State of Capture report.

[News24Wire] Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela on Wednesday called on President Jacob Zuma to withdraw his High Court in Pretoria application to review and set aside the remedial action recommendations in the State of Capture report.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa