Prisoners Enjoy Rare Quality Family Time

[The Herald] Inmates at various prisons in Harare have welcomed the newly-introduced Family Week, which is designed to allow them more time with their visiting relatives and friends. Since Saturday last week, the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Servi…

[The Herald] Inmates at various prisons in Harare have welcomed the newly-introduced Family Week, which is designed to allow them more time with their visiting relatives and friends. Since Saturday last week, the Zimbabwe Prisons and Correctional Services (ZPCS) has been allowing inmates to spend more time with their loved ones, including children.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Delta Corp Pension Fund Battle Rages On

[Zimbabwe Independent] Beverages manufacturer Delta Corporation has told its former workers who are demanding proceeds from a contentious pension fund that was set up following the de-mutualisation process in 2001 to seek redress from the courts, busin…

[Zimbabwe Independent] Beverages manufacturer Delta Corporation has told its former workers who are demanding proceeds from a contentious pension fund that was set up following the de-mutualisation process in 2001 to seek redress from the courts, businessdigest has established.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigeria Earned, Squandered N77trn Oil Revenue in 17 Years

[Vanguard] Nigeria, over the last seventeen years, has recorded huge earnings from the petroleum industry, but had been unable to utilize the funds to improve the lives of its citizens, neither has the country used it to develop the economy.

[Vanguard] Nigeria, over the last seventeen years, has recorded huge earnings from the petroleum industry, but had been unable to utilize the funds to improve the lives of its citizens, neither has the country used it to develop the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mass Arrests Amid LGBT Media Blackout

[HRW] Nairobi -The Egyptian government has intensified its campaign against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and their supporters, arresting dozens of people in less than two weeks, Human Rights Watch said today. A media regulatory…

[HRW] Nairobi -The Egyptian government has intensified its campaign against lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) people and their supporters, arresting dozens of people in less than two weeks, Human Rights Watch said today. A media regulatory body has also banned all "positive" reporting on homosexuality.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Three Somalis Nabbed in Italy for Trafficking Military Parts

[Shabelle] Italian police on Wednesday busted a criminal organization trafficking military parts from Italy to Somalia.Three Somalis and one Italian were arrested in Florence,

[Shabelle] Italian police on Wednesday busted a criminal organization trafficking military parts from Italy to Somalia.Three Somalis and one Italian were arrested in Florence,

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Refugees Head Home As Yemen Crisis Bites – UN

[Shabelle] Somali refugees are fleeing war, cholera, and hunger in Yemen, the United Nations said Thursday, with 10,000 expected to return home to a country they escaped over conflict and poverty.

[Shabelle] Somali refugees are fleeing war, cholera, and hunger in Yemen, the United Nations said Thursday, with 10,000 expected to return home to a country they escaped over conflict and poverty.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Suspected Al-Shabaab Attack in Mozambique Leaves Two Police Officers Dead

[Shabelle] A group of about 30 men attacked three police stations in the coastal district of Mocimboa da Praia, Cabo Delgado province of northern Mozambique, in an armed raid on Thursday.

[Shabelle] A group of about 30 men attacked three police stations in the coastal district of Mocimboa da Praia, Cabo Delgado province of northern Mozambique, in an armed raid on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Gunmen Kill Somali Govt Soldier in Mogadishu

[Shabelle] Unidentified gunmen shot dead a Somali government soldier in the capital, Mogadishu on Friday, the latest in a string of assassinations in the seaside city over the past few months.

[Shabelle] Unidentified gunmen shot dead a Somali government soldier in the capital, Mogadishu on Friday, the latest in a string of assassinations in the seaside city over the past few months.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Hichilema Slammed For Calling His Supporters ‘Cowards’

[Zambia Reports] A UPND official in Kitwe has reacted angrily to calls by party leader Hakainde Hichilema suggesting that some members were cowards who could not stand up and speak out against injustices allegedly perpetrated by the ruling Patriotic Fr…

[Zambia Reports] A UPND official in Kitwe has reacted angrily to calls by party leader Hakainde Hichilema suggesting that some members were cowards who could not stand up and speak out against injustices allegedly perpetrated by the ruling Patriotic Front.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

MP Abiriga in Court Over Public Urinating

[Monitor] Kampala -Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga is expected before City Hall Court this morning to answer to criminal summons in connection with urinating in a public.

[Monitor] Kampala -Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga is expected before City Hall Court this morning to answer to criminal summons in connection with urinating in a public.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda