Interview – Military Tortured Civilians

[HRW] Rwanda’s military has repeatedly tortured detainees, beating them, asphyxiating them, using electric shocks and even staging mock executions. Most of the people detained were civilians suspected of working with armed groups. Some were former figh…

[HRW] Rwanda's military has repeatedly tortured detainees, beating them, asphyxiating them, using electric shocks and even staging mock executions. Most of the people detained were civilians suspected of working with armed groups. Some were former fighters. Audrey Wabwire speaks with Lewis Mudge, a Human Rights Watch researcher, about the years of research that went into the new report, "We Will Force You to Confess," and what we learned of Rwanda's illegal military detention centers.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Horse Racing – Kaudwane Joins Band Wagon As Horse Racing Urge Grips Kweneng

[Botswana Daily News] Kaudwane -As interest in horse racing mushrooms across Kweneng, the tiny village of Kaudwane at the mouth of Khutse Game Reserve is not left behind as it held its first ever horse racing competition over the weekend.

[Botswana Daily News] Kaudwane -As interest in horse racing mushrooms across Kweneng, the tiny village of Kaudwane at the mouth of Khutse Game Reserve is not left behind as it held its first ever horse racing competition over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Man Allegedly Kills Wife’s Lover

[The Herald] A Harare man appeared in court last Wednesday for allegedly fatally assaulting his estranged wife’s boyfriend after he caught them being intimate in his matrimonial home. Tapfumaneyi Allan Muwande (45) allegedly fatally assaulted Tinashe C…

[The Herald] A Harare man appeared in court last Wednesday for allegedly fatally assaulting his estranged wife's boyfriend after he caught them being intimate in his matrimonial home. Tapfumaneyi Allan Muwande (45) allegedly fatally assaulted Tinashe Chiweshe after he found him having quality time with his estranged wife, Faith Katsaura.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Unlawful Military Detention, Torture

[HRW] Brussels -Rwanda’s military has routinely unlawfully detained and tortured detainees with beatings, asphyxiations, mock executions, and electric shocks, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

[HRW] Brussels -Rwanda's military has routinely unlawfully detained and tortured detainees with beatings, asphyxiations, mock executions, and electric shocks, Human Rights Watch said in a report released today.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Disaster Relief Efforts Kick in After Devastating Gauteng Storms

[News24Wire] Disaster management teams are fanning out across the West and East Rand to assess the full impact of the devastating storms that swept across Gauteng on Monday.

[News24Wire] Disaster management teams are fanning out across the West and East Rand to assess the full impact of the devastating storms that swept across Gauteng on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Processes Invoice a Year Later

[Namibian] THERE is light at the end of the tunnel for former employees of a building construction company who have been waiting for their unpaid wages for a year, now that government has approved and processed the last invoice for the construction of …

[Namibian] THERE is light at the end of the tunnel for former employees of a building construction company who have been waiting for their unpaid wages for a year, now that government has approved and processed the last invoice for the construction of a forestry office at Onankali in the Oshikoto region.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Why Kenya’sU.S. $40 Billion Debt is Worrying Observers

[East African] International credit rating agency Moody’s expects Kenya’s debt to rise to 60 per cent of GDP by mid-next year, heralding higher financing costs for the private sector.

[East African] International credit rating agency Moody's expects Kenya's debt to rise to 60 per cent of GDP by mid-next year, heralding higher financing costs for the private sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S.$120 Million Gwayi-Shangani Dam Project On Course

[The Herald] The $120 million Gwayi-Shangani Dam, one of the national projects being undertaken under Zim-Asset, is expected to be completed in the next two years. The project started in 1912 and Government is keen to see its completion as it is key to…

[The Herald] The $120 million Gwayi-Shangani Dam, one of the national projects being undertaken under Zim-Asset, is expected to be completed in the next two years. The project started in 1912 and Government is keen to see its completion as it is key to the development of the Matabeleland region. Briefing Vice President Phelekezela Mphoko on the progress made towards the completion of the project at his Munhumutapa Offices last week, managing director of China International Water and Electric Corporation Mr E Shangfa sa

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe