Swazi Activist Forgotten in Jail

[Swazi Media] Where is the campaign and help for the appeal of Swazi activist Zonke Dlamini, who was tortured and sentenced to 15 years under repressive terror laws three years ago, asks his co-accused, Bheki Dlamini, who was released without charge? W…

[Swazi Media] Where is the campaign and help for the appeal of Swazi activist Zonke Dlamini, who was tortured and sentenced to 15 years under repressive terror laws three years ago, asks his co-accused, Bheki Dlamini, who was released without charge? Writes Kenworthy News Media.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Confusion Over Language Ruling

[Swazi Media] Private as well as public schools in Swaziland are to be forced to conduct lessons in siSwati, the mother tongue of Swazi people, and applicants to universities and tertiary colleges will be made to take an application test in the language.

[Swazi Media] Private as well as public schools in Swaziland are to be forced to conduct lessons in siSwati, the mother tongue of Swazi people, and applicants to universities and tertiary colleges will be made to take an application test in the language.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Treasury Warns Social Security Agency on Extension of Illegal Contract

[News24Wire] A Treasury official has warned the SA Social Security Agency that if it breaks the law in extending an illegal contract with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) in the social grants crisis, it must face the consequences.

[News24Wire] A Treasury official has warned the SA Social Security Agency that if it breaks the law in extending an illegal contract with Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) in the social grants crisis, it must face the consequences.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Active Citizenry Deals Blow to Traffic Fine Illegitimacy

[Daily Maverick] For many years, due process of traffic violation enforcement has not been followed by those in authority, forcing the public to pay for fines while their rights to challenge them has been effectively denied. That was until a brave acti…

[Daily Maverick] For many years, due process of traffic violation enforcement has not been followed by those in authority, forcing the public to pay for fines while their rights to challenge them has been effectively denied. That was until a brave active citizen, Cornelia van Niekerk, came along and challenged the abuse of authority by questioning the unacceptable conduct of the Road Traffic Infringement Agency (RTIA) processes and the law enforcement representatives' conduct. Their conduct in running roughshod over the cu

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Trio to Appear for Various Crimes Committed in Christiana

[SAPS] Potchefstroom: On Tuesday, 28 February 2017, three suspects aged 17, 21 and 22 will appear in the Christiana Magistrates’ Court for alleged murder, two counts of common robbery, house robbery and three counts of assault with intent to do Grievou…

[SAPS] Potchefstroom: On Tuesday, 28 February 2017, three suspects aged 17, 21 and 22 will appear in the Christiana Magistrates' Court for alleged murder, two counts of common robbery, house robbery and three counts of assault with intent to do Grievous Bodily Harm (GBH).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NDLEA Arrests Police Inspector Conveying Drugs By Staff Bus

[Guardian] Lagos and Lokoja -The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Lokoja, Kogi State, yesterday paraded a police inspector, Abali Zagi, with the Nigeria Police Force headquarters’ welfare bus loaded with 818.2kg of Cannabis Sativa.

[Guardian] Lagos and Lokoja -The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Lokoja, Kogi State, yesterday paraded a police inspector, Abali Zagi, with the Nigeria Police Force headquarters' welfare bus loaded with 818.2kg of Cannabis Sativa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Women and Child Migrants Raped, Beaten and Detained in Libyan ‘Hellholes’ – UNICEF

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -“The route is mostly controlled by smugglers, traffickers and other people seeking to prey upon desperate children and women who are simply seeking refuge or a better life”

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -"The route is mostly controlled by smugglers, traffickers and other people seeking to prey upon desperate children and women who are simply seeking refuge or a better life"

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Govt to Attract $10 Billion Investments to Oil & Gas Industry – Kachikwu

[Vanguard] The Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Dr Emmanuel Kachikwu, has said that the Federal Government will attract more than 10 billion dollars investments to the oil and gas industry in the next five years.

[Vanguard] The Minister of State, Petroleum Resources, Dr Emmanuel Kachikwu, has said that the Federal Government will attract more than 10 billion dollars investments to the oil and gas industry in the next five years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Those Condemning Outcome of Gombe LG Polls Are Sore Losers – PDP Leader

[Premium Times] A chieftain of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Gombe State, Dahiru Kera, has said those criticising the outcome of Saturday’s local government elections in the state are sore losers.

[Premium Times] A chieftain of the ruling Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, in Gombe State, Dahiru Kera, has said those criticising the outcome of Saturday's local government elections in the state are sore losers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria