The Right Way to Report On Gender-Based Violence

[Monitor] November 25 always marks the start of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, ending on December 10. The campaign is meant to draw attention to the vice of violence and prompt action to end violence against girls, boys…

[Monitor] November 25 always marks the start of the 16 Days of Activism against Gender-Based Violence Campaign, ending on December 10. The campaign is meant to draw attention to the vice of violence and prompt action to end violence against girls, boys, women and men around the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Keetmanshoop Murder Suspect’s Bail Application Dismissed

[New Era] Windhoek -A bail appeal lodged by Keetmanshoop shebeen owner Matias ‘Chi-Chi’ Shikongo, who faces a charge of murder for hacking a customer to death with a panga in Keetmanshoop was dismissed on Friday by Judge Alfred Siboleka in the High Court.

[New Era] Windhoek -A bail appeal lodged by Keetmanshoop shebeen owner Matias 'Chi-Chi' Shikongo, who faces a charge of murder for hacking a customer to death with a panga in Keetmanshoop was dismissed on Friday by Judge Alfred Siboleka in the High Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Cocoa Transforms Bundibugyo

[Monitor] Jackson Tekwira. 65, a resident of Mirambi Sub-county in Bundibugyo District, used to live in a grass thatched house but today he is a prominent farmer with four acres of cocoa.

[Monitor] Jackson Tekwira. 65, a resident of Mirambi Sub-county in Bundibugyo District, used to live in a grass thatched house but today he is a prominent farmer with four acres of cocoa.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Naimhwaka Is New Athletics President

[New Era] Windhoek -Erwin Naimhwaka was unanimously elected as the new president of Athletics Namibia (AN) during the organisation’s elective congress in the capital over the weekend.

[New Era] Windhoek -Erwin Naimhwaka was unanimously elected as the new president of Athletics Namibia (AN) during the organisation's elective congress in the capital over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Why Castro’s Honor Is Undeserved

[Observer] I have followed keenly many of the praises showered on the dead Cuban dictator, Fidel Castro. I find these praises undeserved. Some of my respected friends, frontline advocates in pro-democracy movements, have come public with military gear …

[Observer] I have followed keenly many of the praises showered on the dead Cuban dictator, Fidel Castro. I find these praises undeserved. Some of my respected friends, frontline advocates in pro-democracy movements, have come public with military gear and military style salute to honor a man whose life has not just ruined his own country but has caused deaths and destructions way beyond his borders. He is hailed for supporting the struggles for self-determination in most African nations. But what has become oblivious

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia