Egypt’s Authoritarian Regime Plays to Conservative Mainstream in Wave of LGBTQ Arrests

[The Conversation Africa] In a recent crackdown on Egypt’s LGBTQ community, the authoritarian regime of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is showing its fear of any expressions of personal freedom, particularly those by young Egyptians who lived through th…

[The Conversation Africa] In a recent crackdown on Egypt's LGBTQ community, the authoritarian regime of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is showing its fear of any expressions of personal freedom, particularly those by young Egyptians who lived through the Arab Spring.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Mantashe Faces Heat As ANC Lock Horns Over E.Cape ‘Festival of Chairs’

[News24Wire] A heated battle over the fate of the ANC’s chaotic Eastern Cape elective conference – dubbed the “festival of chairs” – is expected to continue on Monday when the National Executive Committee reconvenes.

[News24Wire] A heated battle over the fate of the ANC's chaotic Eastern Cape elective conference - dubbed the "festival of chairs" - is expected to continue on Monday when the National Executive Committee reconvenes.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Charity Golf – Malawi VP Chilima Says War Veterans Must Be Cerebrated

[Nyasa Times] State Vice president Dr Saulos Chilima has called upon Malawians to cerebrate the lives of war veterans in the Malawi Defense Force (MDF) who he said gave their all in fighting for peace and freedom for this country.

[Nyasa Times] State Vice president Dr Saulos Chilima has called upon Malawians to cerebrate the lives of war veterans in the Malawi Defense Force (MDF) who he said gave their all in fighting for peace and freedom for this country.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Anti-Hyacinth Battle Said to Be Successful

[Daily News] LAKE Victoria Environmental Project phase two (LVEMP-II) has successfully uprooted water hyacinth from Lake Victoria from 520 hectares in 2010 to 106 hectares in May this year, which represents an 80 per cent success rate.

[Daily News] LAKE Victoria Environmental Project phase two (LVEMP-II) has successfully uprooted water hyacinth from Lake Victoria from 520 hectares in 2010 to 106 hectares in May this year, which represents an 80 per cent success rate.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Justices Propose Visa Removal Among Africans

[Daily News] Arusha -ELIMINATION of visa requirement among African countries and extension of the African Charter on Human and Peoples’ Rights (AfCHPR) jurisdiction to try criminals are critical issues that emerged at the African Judicial Dialogue whos…

[Daily News] Arusha -ELIMINATION of visa requirement among African countries and extension of the African Charter on Human and Peoples' Rights (AfCHPR) jurisdiction to try criminals are critical issues that emerged at the African Judicial Dialogue whose sessions ended here on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Communities Team Up Against Early Marriages

[Daily News] AT long last the multicultural communities of Mbuguni ward in Arusha region’s Arumeru have embraced the idea of waging war against early marriages and pregnancies.

[Daily News] AT long last the multicultural communities of Mbuguni ward in Arusha region's Arumeru have embraced the idea of waging war against early marriages and pregnancies.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

70 Lined Up to Testify in 40bn/ – Laundering Case

[Daily News] THE money laundering and forgery case that faces a prominent lawyer and others is set to see 70 witnesses from within and outside the country testify on how the accused colluded to get $18bn.

[Daily News] THE money laundering and forgery case that faces a prominent lawyer and others is set to see 70 witnesses from within and outside the country testify on how the accused colluded to get $18bn.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania