Children Traded for Sex in Nhamapaza, Mozambique

[Graça Machel Trust] Nhamapaza, in Maringuè district, Sofala province, is registering an increasing number of women in the sex trade. From various parts of Mozambique and neighbouring countries, sex workers flock to the area stimulated by the movement of truck drivers who stay there waiting for the departure of the military escort.

[Graça Machel Trust] Nhamapaza, in Maringuè district, Sofala province, is registering an increasing number of women in the sex trade. From various parts of Mozambique and neighbouring countries, sex workers flock to the area stimulated by the movement of truck drivers who stay there waiting for the departure of the military escort.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Apo Six – Justice Delayed Again, As Court Adjourns Till March 9

[Premium Times] A Federal Capital Territory High Court on Monday adjourned till March 9, the final judgement in the case of alleged extra-judicial killings of six Igbo traders by the police in Abuja in 2005.

[Premium Times] A Federal Capital Territory High Court on Monday adjourned till March 9, the final judgement in the case of alleged extra-judicial killings of six Igbo traders by the police in Abuja in 2005.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bird Flu Kills 11,000 Birds at Six Plateau Farms

[Vanguard] The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) in Plateau, said on Monday that avian influenza or bird flu, has resurfaced in the state, killing more than 11,000 birds in one week.

[Vanguard] The Poultry Association of Nigeria (PAN) in Plateau, said on Monday that avian influenza or bird flu, has resurfaced in the state, killing more than 11,000 birds in one week.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

IMF Raises Red Flag On Kenya’s Rising Wage Bill

[East African] The International Monetary Fund has said it will hold discussions with Kenya during a quarterly review in April, about the country’s eligibility to take up a $1.5 billion contingency loan to address external shocks.

[East African] The International Monetary Fund has said it will hold discussions with Kenya during a quarterly review in April, about the country's eligibility to take up a $1.5 billion contingency loan to address external shocks.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How Senior Public Officials Escape Anti-Graft Dragnet in Rwanda

[East African] Senior Rwandan government officials manning corruption networks have been devising “sophisticated means” to conceal their identities. This was revealed by the country’s Deputy Prosecutor General Agnes Mukagashugi last week, while explain…

[East African] Senior Rwandan government officials manning corruption networks have been devising "sophisticated means" to conceal their identities. This was revealed by the country's Deputy Prosecutor General Agnes Mukagashugi last week, while explaining why most of those convicted of corruption whose names are published are low-level officials, farmers and motorists.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

General Quits Over ‘Ethnic Cleansing’ Regime

[Deutsche Welle] A top general in the South Sudanese armed forces has stepped down in response to alleged atrocities by the government. The conflict has left tens of thousands dead, with the UN warning of “all-out ethnic civil war.”

[Deutsche Welle] A top general in the South Sudanese armed forces has stepped down in response to alleged atrocities by the government. The conflict has left tens of thousands dead, with the UN warning of "all-out ethnic civil war."

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Zimbabwe – ‘Unfit to Rule’ Case Against Mugabe Dismissed

[Al Jazeera] Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court has rejected a case filed by an activist that challenged President Robert Mugabe’s ability to rule, saying proper court procedures weren’t followed.

[Al Jazeera] Zimbabwe's Constitutional Court has rejected a case filed by an activist that challenged President Robert Mugabe's ability to rule, saying proper court procedures weren't followed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Child Support Grant Should Start in Pregnancy. Here’s Why

[The Conversation Africa] Witwatersrand -Pregnancy and childbearing reduces women’s income-generating potential and introduces a host of new expenses. These include needing to eat well and the cost of transport to access antenatal services.

[The Conversation Africa] Witwatersrand -Pregnancy and childbearing reduces women's income-generating potential and introduces a host of new expenses. These include needing to eat well and the cost of transport to access antenatal services.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa