Businessman Sues Minister Chombo, Police Over Unlawful Arrest

[The Herald] A GWANDA businessman is suing Home Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo and the police for $20 000 following his unlawful arrest and detention over stocktheft charges.

[The Herald] A GWANDA businessman is suing Home Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo and the police for $20 000 following his unlawful arrest and detention over stocktheft charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ze Maria Named March Coach of the Month

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Gor Mahia tactician Jose ‘Ze Maria’ Marcelo Ferreira has been named the Fidelity Insurance Coach of the Month for March to become the first to win the award this season.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Gor Mahia tactician Jose 'Ze Maria' Marcelo Ferreira has been named the Fidelity Insurance Coach of the Month for March to become the first to win the award this season.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

The Enemy Is Ever Ready to Pounce, Mugabe Tells Nation

[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe has told Zimbabweans to remain vigilant on the country’s 37th anniversary of independence – as his main rival Morgan Tsvangirai bemoaned the “stinking poverty” so many here live in.

[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe has told Zimbabweans to remain vigilant on the country's 37th anniversary of independence - as his main rival Morgan Tsvangirai bemoaned the "stinking poverty" so many here live in.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

South Sudan Ex-Rebels Release UN Hostages in DR Congo

[Capital FM] South Sudanese former rebels on Tuesday released 16 UN staff after holding them hostage for several hours in a camp in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a UN official said.

[Capital FM] South Sudanese former rebels on Tuesday released 16 UN staff after holding them hostage for several hours in a camp in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a UN official said.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville

669 Killed in Ethiopia Violence Since August – Report

[Al Jazeera] Almost 700 people have been killed during violence in Ethiopia since August 2016, a government-sponsored commission has said, bringing the total death toll since the unrest began in late 2015 to more than 900.

[Al Jazeera] Almost 700 people have been killed during violence in Ethiopia since August 2016, a government-sponsored commission has said, bringing the total death toll since the unrest began in late 2015 to more than 900.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

More Youngsters Facing Depression Than in Last Few Decades

[Capital FM] Kenya -At least 70 per cent of children and young people who experience a mental health problem have not had appropriate interventions at a sufficiently early age.

[Capital FM] Kenya -At least 70 per cent of children and young people who experience a mental health problem have not had appropriate interventions at a sufficiently early age.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘45,000 Women Prosecuted Under Public Order Act Sudan’ – Activists

[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman -More than 45,000 complaints were issued against women under Sudan’s Public Order Act during 2016. “Students, working women, and especially food and tea vendors have received the lion’s share of physical and verbal violence.”

[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman -More than 45,000 complaints were issued against women under Sudan's Public Order Act during 2016. "Students, working women, and especially food and tea vendors have received the lion's share of physical and verbal violence."

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan