Zambia ‘Becoming a Dictatorship’, Say Church Leaders

[RFI] Church leaders in Zambia are worried that the country is turning into a dictatorship with challenges relating to governance, restrictions on people’s freedoms and human rights violations. The strongly-worded statement by three church bodies publi…

[RFI] Church leaders in Zambia are worried that the country is turning into a dictatorship with challenges relating to governance, restrictions on people's freedoms and human rights violations. The strongly-worded statement by three church bodies published on Friday calls for the release of opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema who is currently in jail facing treason charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Here Are Five People Who Faked It Until They (Almost) Made It

[Nation] Before Moses Otieno Obiero, the Form One dropout who faked his way to top State jobs there were many others who took the phrase “fake it until you make it” way too seriously.

[Nation] Before Moses Otieno Obiero, the Form One dropout who faked his way to top State jobs there were many others who took the phrase "fake it until you make it" way too seriously.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Town Where Wives Deny Husbands Sex to Protest Open Defecation

[Premium Times] Obanliku Local Government is located in the northern senatorial district of Cross River and it is one of the rural communities the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) is targeting to make Open Defecation-Free (ODF) by Global Sanitation Fund.

[Premium Times] Obanliku Local Government is located in the northern senatorial district of Cross River and it is one of the rural communities the Global Sanitation Fund (GSF) is targeting to make Open Defecation-Free (ODF) by Global Sanitation Fund.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nteredde Documentary Showcase Starts Today

[Observer] The organisers of Nteredde Documentary Showcase last month released the programme of what is anticipated to become the leading documentary film celebration in the country.

[Observer] The organisers of Nteredde Documentary Showcase last month released the programme of what is anticipated to become the leading documentary film celebration in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Soaring Health Costs – Poor Caught in Death Trap

[Zimbabwe Independent] It is hard to imagine the country’s health services were once free. However, 37 years after then Prime Minister Robert Mugabe at Independence in 1980 promised people free access to healthcare, millions of Zimbabweans can no longe…

[Zimbabwe Independent] It is hard to imagine the country's health services were once free. However, 37 years after then Prime Minister Robert Mugabe at Independence in 1980 promised people free access to healthcare, millions of Zimbabweans can no longer afford basic medical remedy due to high treatment costs. Even public health institutions are now in intensive care.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Weeping Prisoner Cries Self to Freedom

[Premium Times] Ikechukwu Emmanuel, an inmate of Keffi Medium Security Prisons in Keffi in Nasarawa State, cried himself to freedom on Friday through the help of Prisons Officers Wives Association (PROWA).

[Premium Times] Ikechukwu Emmanuel, an inmate of Keffi Medium Security Prisons in Keffi in Nasarawa State, cried himself to freedom on Friday through the help of Prisons Officers Wives Association (PROWA).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Opposition Leader Blames Refugee Crisis On Museveni

[Monitor] Kampala -Opposition leader Kizza Besigye has warned the international community against lavishing President Museveni with praise over his handling of refugee issues, but instead called for scrutiny of his military adventures in neighbouring c…

[Monitor] Kampala -Opposition leader Kizza Besigye has warned the international community against lavishing President Museveni with praise over his handling of refugee issues, but instead called for scrutiny of his military adventures in neighbouring countries, saying they trigger instability.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Amnesty Calls for Justice for Rights Violations

[Lesotho Times] Global human rights watchdog Amnesty International has called on the incoming Thomas Thabane-led coalition government to “act swiftly” to ensure accountability for past human rights violations.

[Lesotho Times] Global human rights watchdog Amnesty International has called on the incoming Thomas Thabane-led coalition government to "act swiftly" to ensure accountability for past human rights violations.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho