She She She – Empowering Women and Girls Requires Renewed Efforts to End Violence and Harmful Practices

[The Point] Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2016

[The Point] Statement by Dr. Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, on the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women, 25 November 2016

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Expresses Concern Over Detentions in the Gambia

[The Point] We are concerned that two weeks after their detention, two Gambian journalists continue to be held incommunicado, with no access to family members or lawyers.

[The Point] We are concerned that two weeks after their detention, two Gambian journalists continue to be held incommunicado, with no access to family members or lawyers.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Justice Cowan – Hero, Not Villain!

[Concord] Justice Edmond K. Cowan has spent the better part of his adult life, spanning more than half a century, serving Sierra Leone diligently as an officer of the court, public servant, judge, speaker, ombudsman and chairman of the 80-man Constitut…

[Concord] Justice Edmond K. Cowan has spent the better part of his adult life, spanning more than half a century, serving Sierra Leone diligently as an officer of the court, public servant, judge, speaker, ombudsman and chairman of the 80-man Constitutional Review Committee(CRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Investigations Ongoing in Amereya Torture Victim’s Death – Lawyer

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The National Security prosecution reopened investigations in the involvement of eight low-ranking policemen in the death of Magdy Makin, allegedly tortured to death inside a police station, his family’s defence lawyer Ali Al-Hala…

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The National Security prosecution reopened investigations in the involvement of eight low-ranking policemen in the death of Magdy Makin, allegedly tortured to death inside a police station, his family's defence lawyer Ali Al-Halawany told Aswat Masriya.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Ghana Economic Management Strengthening Technical Assistance Project (Gems-Ta) Launched

[Ghana Govt.] The Ghana Economic Management Strengthening Technical Assistance (GEMS-TA) project, which is aimed at strengthening Ghana’s institutional capacity for revenue and expenditure management, has been launched in Accra.

[Ghana Govt.] The Ghana Economic Management Strengthening Technical Assistance (GEMS-TA) project, which is aimed at strengthening Ghana's institutional capacity for revenue and expenditure management, has been launched in Accra.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Ghana Marks World Diabetes Day

[Ghana Govt.] There has been a rise in non-communicable diseases including hypertension, cancer, kidney failure and diabetes which could be linked to improper diet, Mr Alex Segbefia, Minister for Health, has disclosed.

[Ghana Govt.] There has been a rise in non-communicable diseases including hypertension, cancer, kidney failure and diabetes which could be linked to improper diet, Mr Alex Segbefia, Minister for Health, has disclosed.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Rhodes Park Trial Within a Trial Looks At Admissibility of Confession

[News24Wire] A trial within a trial was held in the High Court sitting in Palm Ridge on Thursday to decide the admissibility of a confession made in the Rhodes Park rape and murder case.

[News24Wire] A trial within a trial was held in the High Court sitting in Palm Ridge on Thursday to decide the admissibility of a confession made in the Rhodes Park rape and murder case.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa