Mo Farrah Denies Doping After Leaked Report

[VOA] Olympic gold medal-winning distance runner Mo Farah said on Sunday that he is “a clean athlete” after a leaked report suggested his American coach may have broken anti-doping rules when he gave Farah and other athletes performance-enhancing drugs.

[VOA] Olympic gold medal-winning distance runner Mo Farah said on Sunday that he is "a clean athlete" after a leaked report suggested his American coach may have broken anti-doping rules when he gave Farah and other athletes performance-enhancing drugs.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘A Lot of Women Do Not Know Their Rights’

[Guardian] There is no doubt that there are pockets of violence against women across the country. However, some are of the opinion that the rate is increasing daily. Dr. Valeri-Janette Azinge, who was recently conferred with the title of Senior Advocat…

[Guardian] There is no doubt that there are pockets of violence against women across the country. However, some are of the opinion that the rate is increasing daily. Dr. Valeri-Janette Azinge, who was recently conferred with the title of Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN) is one of those. She decried the situation and tasked government on human rights awareness campaign. The elated wife of the former director general of the Nigeria Institute of Advanced Legal Studies (NIALS), Prof. Epiphany Azinge (SAN) who marks her b

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerian Human Trafficking Victims Deported From Mali

[This Day] About 41 Nigerian girls who were victims of human trafficking billed to be taken to Europe through road and sea were monday deported from Mali, their enroute destination.

[This Day] About 41 Nigerian girls who were victims of human trafficking billed to be taken to Europe through road and sea were monday deported from Mali, their enroute destination.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Several Suspects Arrested for Possession of Stolen Property and a Prohibited Firearm

[SAPS] On Thursday 9 February 2017 a housebreaking occurred at the residence of a SAPS member attached to the SAPS Stabilisation Unit. Various personal items, including a laptop and his uniforms were stolen. The uniforms of his brother, also a SAPS mem…

[SAPS] On Thursday 9 February 2017 a housebreaking occurred at the residence of a SAPS member attached to the SAPS Stabilisation Unit. Various personal items, including a laptop and his uniforms were stolen. The uniforms of his brother, also a SAPS member, who resides with him, were also stolen.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Super Rugby Season Begins With Contrived Format in the Spotlight

[Daily Maverick] Super Rugby is back and while it’s nice to have a near constant stream of rugby buzzing on the box over the weekend, the bloated and hard to digest format means that most of what happens remains just that: a buzzing white noise. By ANT…

[Daily Maverick] Super Rugby is back and while it's nice to have a near constant stream of rugby buzzing on the box over the weekend, the bloated and hard to digest format means that most of what happens remains just that: a buzzing white noise. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UPDF Ivory Convicts Fined Sh4 Million

[Independent (Kampala)] Two UPDF soldiers who were last week convicted of being in illegal possession of protected animal species worth sh129 million have been given a court fine of sh4 million each, failure of which they should serve two years in Luzi…

[Independent (Kampala)] Two UPDF soldiers who were last week convicted of being in illegal possession of protected animal species worth sh129 million have been given a court fine of sh4 million each, failure of which they should serve two years in Luzira Prison.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Gauteng Xenophobia – Gigaba and Mashaba Trade Accusations

[Daily Maverick] Afrophobic attacks in Gauteng appear to have continued since Friday’s anti-migrant march in Tshwane. Meanwhile, Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba, whose comments linking undocumented foreigners to crime preceded the attacks, is accused…

[Daily Maverick] Afrophobic attacks in Gauteng appear to have continued since Friday's anti-migrant march in Tshwane. Meanwhile, Johannesburg Mayor Herman Mashaba, whose comments linking undocumented foreigners to crime preceded the attacks, is accused of avoiding and deflecting responsibility onto Home Affairs Minister Malusi Gigaba. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa