UN Chief Says ‘Disagreements’ Over Referendum Results Must Be Addressed Peacefully

[UN News] Following Mauritania’s 5 August constitutional referendum, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has encouraged all stakeholders to ensure that disagreements are addressed peacefully within the confines of the law and respect for the rights to freedom of assembly and expression.

[UN News] Following Mauritania's 5 August constitutional referendum, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has encouraged all stakeholders to ensure that disagreements are addressed peacefully within the confines of the law and respect for the rights to freedom of assembly and expression.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania

Land Dispute Over Fire Station Location in Masiphumelele

[News24Wire] Following the devastating fire which left 4 000 Masiphumelele residents homeless in 2015, the City of Cape Town promised to build a fire station in the area. It was expected to be completed by the end of this year.

[News24Wire] Following the devastating fire which left 4 000 Masiphumelele residents homeless in 2015, the City of Cape Town promised to build a fire station in the area. It was expected to be completed by the end of this year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Too Many, Too Many’ Migrants Raped, Shot, Says Nigerian Survivor

[VOA] The thick-set 23-year-old Nigerian woman exudes strength, keen to overcome what she suffered in Libya and Italy before she escaped from the shadows in Rome and jumped on a train heading for Ancona on Italy’s Adriatic coast.

[VOA] The thick-set 23-year-old Nigerian woman exudes strength, keen to overcome what she suffered in Libya and Italy before she escaped from the shadows in Rome and jumped on a train heading for Ancona on Italy's Adriatic coast.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

The Herald Rules the Roost

[The Herald] The Herald, the country’s leading daily and only editionalised newspaper in Zimbabwe, was on Monday crowned the Newspaper of the Year at the Zimbabwe Leadership Awards held in Harare, a confirmation of its market dominance. Star FM, also o…

[The Herald] The Herald, the country's leading daily and only editionalised newspaper in Zimbabwe, was on Monday crowned the Newspaper of the Year at the Zimbabwe Leadership Awards held in Harare, a confirmation of its market dominance. Star FM, also owned by Zimbabwe Newspapers (1980) Limited, won the Radio Station of the Year while the company's chief executive officer, Mr Pikirayi Deketeke, and The Herald managing editor Victoria Ruzvidzo were named the Businessman of the Year and Managing Editor of the Year, respec

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Landmark Ruling for Fired Thousands

[The Herald] Thousands of workers who were fired on three months’ notice without their consent after the 2015 Zuva Petroleum judgment, are now entitled to reinstatement or payment of damages after the Labour Court ruled that they were unlawfully dismis…

[The Herald] Thousands of workers who were fired on three months' notice without their consent after the 2015 Zuva Petroleum judgment, are now entitled to reinstatement or payment of damages after the Labour Court ruled that they were unlawfully dismissed. In a landmark judgment, head of the Labour Court bench Justice Gladys Mhuri ruled that the Labour Amendment Act (Number 5 of 2015) applies in retrospect to cover all those who lost their jobs from July 17, 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe