EU Sets Bad Example On Human Rights With NGO Crackdown – UN Expert

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -The EU has historically done a good job supporting and protecting rights advocates worldwide but the bloc’s authority is now being undermined from within

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -The EU has historically done a good job supporting and protecting rights advocates worldwide but the bloc's authority is now being undermined from within

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Lucy Njambi’s Killers Forced Her to Drink Acid

[Nairobi News] Lucy Njambi, the 24-year-old woman who died after being physically assaulted, was forced to swallow acid that her attackers later doused her with, the postmortem showed on Tuesday.

[Nairobi News] Lucy Njambi, the 24-year-old woman who died after being physically assaulted, was forced to swallow acid that her attackers later doused her with, the postmortem showed on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Displaced Benghazi Families Prevented From Return

[HRW] Armed groups in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi are preventing thousands of internally displaced families from returning to their homes in that city, Human Rights Watch said today. The armed groups, some loyal to Libyan National Army forces (…

[HRW] Armed groups in the eastern Libyan city of Benghazi are preventing thousands of internally displaced families from returning to their homes in that city, Human Rights Watch said today. The armed groups, some loyal to Libyan National Army forces (LNA), accuse the families broadly of "terrorism" or "supporting terrorism."

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Concourt Reserves Ruling in Judge’s Case

[The Herald] The Constitutional Court has reserved judgment in a matter in which MDC-T MPs are challenging the legality of Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No.1) Act, which gives the President sole powers to appoint the Chief Justice, his deputy and…

[The Herald] The Constitutional Court has reserved judgment in a matter in which MDC-T MPs are challenging the legality of Constitution of Zimbabwe Amendment (No.1) Act, which gives the President sole powers to appoint the Chief Justice, his deputy and the Judge president.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Facebook Allegedly Deletes Account For Exposing Zambian Gay Couple

Facebook management has deleted the Facebook account of Chanda John Chimba an online journalist who exposed a lesbian couple who had been practicing lesbianism in public. Over the past week Chanda John Chimba has been writing posts on his Facebook … Continued

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Facebook management has deleted the Facebook account of Chanda John Chimba an online journalist who exposed a lesbian couple who had been practicing lesbianism in public. Over the past week Chanda John Chimba has been writing posts on his Facebook talking against lesbians and Gays who have been practicing the act publicly. Some of the pictures he has published on a lesbian couple went viral and caught the attention of the zambia police service who have taken knee interest in the issue and have instituted investigations over the alleged lesbian couple. Chanda John Chimba’s account was today around 12:30 hrs blocked for 30 days from posting anything on Facebook before being deleted completely. Chanda John Chimba has since expressed Sadness on the deleting of his account, he said he will appeal to the decision of deleting his account by Facebook but will not stop to speak against gays and lesbians in zambia. “Zambia is a country of Rules and Laws, homosexuality is against our laws as a country and is against our traditional norms as Zambias, I will appeal to the decision by Facebook to delete my account but will also not stop to speak against Homosexuality,” Chimba said. The post Facebook Allegedly Deletes Account For Exposing Zambian Gay Couple appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Football and Singing Could Give Girl Soldiers a Second Chance in Congo – Charity

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -“All they wanted was to be like all the other girls, they just wanted to be accepted and have friends”

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -"All they wanted was to be like all the other girls, they just wanted to be accepted and have friends"

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Three Malawians Die in Road Accident

[Malawi News Agency] Dedza -Three Malawians and four Mozambicans are said to have died Sunday afternoon after being involved in a fatal accident that occurred at Agabowa area in Tsangano District in Mozambique, Police have confirmed.

[Malawi News Agency] Dedza -Three Malawians and four Mozambicans are said to have died Sunday afternoon after being involved in a fatal accident that occurred at Agabowa area in Tsangano District in Mozambique, Police have confirmed.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Sulu Convicted, Given Deadline to Settle Child Support Arrears

[The Herald] Orchestra Dendera Kings frontman Suluman Chimbetu, who has been in and out of court over a maintenance dispute with his ex-wife Marygold Mutemasango, was yesterday convicted by a Harare court for maintenance arrears amounting to $4 400.

[The Herald] Orchestra Dendera Kings frontman Suluman Chimbetu, who has been in and out of court over a maintenance dispute with his ex-wife Marygold Mutemasango, was yesterday convicted by a Harare court for maintenance arrears amounting to $4 400.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nkana Water Launches Iseni Water & Sewer Amnesty

Nkana Water and Sewerage company has given its customers amnesty to reconnect service at no fee. Nkana Water public relations manager Bivan Saluseki has urged customers in the company’s catchment area to take advantage of the program that would run … Continued

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Nkana Water and Sewerage company has given its customers amnesty to reconnect service at no fee. Nkana Water public relations manager Bivan Saluseki has urged customers in the company’s catchment area to take advantage of the program that would run from February 1 to 28. BELOW IS THE STATEMENT ISSUED BY SALUSEKI NKANA WATER AND SEWERAGE COMPANY PRESS RELEASE NKANA WATER AND SEWERAGE COMPANY LAUNCHES THE ISENI WATER AND SEWER AMNESTY FOR THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY 2018 KITWE, 30th January 2018 — Nkana Water and Sewerage Company (NWSC) has launched the Iseni Amnesty in which customers whose water supply is disconnected are encouraged to come forward and be reconnected for free. After verification, you will NOT be charged any reconnection fees and will be added to our date base. Iseni Amnesty would run from 1st February to 28th February 2018 and is intended to help our customers with disconnected accounts to come on board. We also wish to extend the Iseni Amnesty to all those who are connected to our network but do not get bills. All customers in our catchment areas will be eligible for the Iseni Amnesty including customers already on our data base and all those who are not. During this month of the Iseni Amnesty, the Commercial Department, Public Relations and Engineering plumbers will combine efforts in legalizing connections for all the residents that will come forward. We are therefore urging our residents of Kitwe, Kalulushi and Chambeshi to take advantage of Iseni Amnesty and come forward so that they are on our database. This is because after the Iseni Amnesty, NWSC Inspection Department would effect the available laws to prosecute all those that would be found to be illegally connected to our network. Note that it is an offence under the Water Supply and Sanitation Act No.28 of 1997 to reconnect yourselves. Therefore take advantage of Iseni Amnesty and legalize. Issued by: Bivan Saluseki Public Relations Manager The post Nkana Water Launches Iseni Water & Sewer Amnesty appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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