Zimbabweans Battle Cost and Bureaucracy of Repatriating Dead Loved Ones

[GroundUp] In March a Zimbabwean woman died in her home in Strand while delivering twins. It was a desperate situation as she left no savings and had no family to provide for the newborn babies. There was also no money to pay for the funeral.

[GroundUp] In March a Zimbabwean woman died in her home in Strand while delivering twins. It was a desperate situation as she left no savings and had no family to provide for the newborn babies. There was also no money to pay for the funeral.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ivorian Leader Admitted Into Knighthood of the Pioneer

[LINA] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has admitted President Alassane Dramani Ouattara into the Most Venerable Order of the Knighthood of the Pioneer of the Republic of Liberia with the rank of Knight of Grand Cordon.

[LINA] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has admitted President Alassane Dramani Ouattara into the Most Venerable Order of the Knighthood of the Pioneer of the Republic of Liberia with the rank of Knight of Grand Cordon.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

Supreme Court in a Fix Over Treason Rulings

[Namibian] An event that took place near the Namibia-Botswana border more than 14 years ago has landed the Supreme Court in a fix as a result of two conflicting judgements that the court delivered on the same set of facts 12 years apart.

[Namibian] An event that took place near the Namibia-Botswana border more than 14 years ago has landed the Supreme Court in a fix as a result of two conflicting judgements that the court delivered on the same set of facts 12 years apart.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Time for the Right Top Cops as Public Confidence Drops

[ISS] The stakes for public safety have never been higher in South Africa. Last year saw 3 119 more murders and 31 000 more armed attacks in the country than five years ago. Public confidence is at an all-time low, with 77% of all households believing …

[ISS] The stakes for public safety have never been higher in South Africa. Last year saw 3 119 more murders and 31 000 more armed attacks in the country than five years ago. Public confidence is at an all-time low, with 77% of all households believing that corruption has worsened over the past three years.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Remember When Lungu Said He’s Learning a Lot from Mugabe?

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Zambia has attracted some international attention over events that have taken place over a relatively short time. The world’s media has in the past found Zambia uninteresting but suddenly paying more attention to the impoverished…

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Zambia has attracted some international attention over events that have taken place over a relatively short time. The world's media has in the past found Zambia uninteresting but suddenly paying more attention to the impoverished nation, for all the wrong reasons.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia