Court Order – Amnesty Urges Nigeria to Release El-Zakzaky

[Vanguard] The Nigerian authorities must immediately comply with a High Court order and release the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife from detention, said Amnesty International.

[Vanguard] The Nigerian authorities must immediately comply with a High Court order and release the leader of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife from detention, said Amnesty International.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mountain Rise Police Need Your Assistance in Tracing Missing Person

[SAPS] The Mountain Rise Police would like to make an appeal to the members of community with regards to a missing person, Nkosikhona Nxumalo (12) from Copesville outside Pietermaritzburg. He left his home on 22 December 2016 and never return home, He …

[SAPS] The Mountain Rise Police would like to make an appeal to the members of community with regards to a missing person, Nkosikhona Nxumalo (12) from Copesville outside Pietermaritzburg. He left his home on 22 December 2016 and never return home, He was last seen wearing a pair of grey shorts and a purple T-shirt. He is a special needs child who attends the HS Ebrahim School.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Eighteen Year Old Man Arrested for the Attempted Murder of a Metro Police Officer in Hanover Park

[SAPS] Western Cape: Yesterday morning three members of Metro Police came under fire when they responded to a shooting incident in Athwood Road, Hanover Park. Members returned fire and in the process a 40 year old constable was shot and wounded. The co…

[SAPS] Western Cape: Yesterday morning three members of Metro Police came under fire when they responded to a shooting incident in Athwood Road, Hanover Park. Members returned fire and in the process a 40 year old constable was shot and wounded. The constable sustained gunshot wounds to his stomach and left hand. He was taken to hospital for medical treatment.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Catholic Church Weighs in On Famine Scare

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The prevailing drought in parts of the country has jolted the Catholic Church to issue a special pastoral letter to the faithful, asking them to pray for rain.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The prevailing drought in parts of the country has jolted the Catholic Church to issue a special pastoral letter to the faithful, asking them to pray for rain.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Acting President Mphoko for Bikita West Star Rally

[The Herald] ZANU-PF has intensified campaigns ahead of Saturday’s Bikita West by-election, with Acting President Phelekezela Mphoko set to headline the final star rally on Wednesday.

[The Herald] ZANU-PF has intensified campaigns ahead of Saturday's Bikita West by-election, with Acting President Phelekezela Mphoko set to headline the final star rally on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nearly 70,000 High School Leavers Start Civic Education

[New Times] A total of 68,560 senior six leavers from across the country yesterday started civic education (itorero), according to Boniface Rucagu, the chairman for the National Itorero Commission (NIC).

[New Times] A total of 68,560 senior six leavers from across the country yesterday started civic education (itorero), according to Boniface Rucagu, the chairman for the National Itorero Commission (NIC).

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda