SADC Rallies MPs Against Gender Violence

[Namibian] The secretary general of the SADC parliamentary forum (SADC PF), Esau Chiviya, says the forum has begun mainstreaming gender-based violence (GBV) in its work to ensure that the region’s members of parliament fully appreciate the problem and …

[Namibian] The secretary general of the SADC parliamentary forum (SADC PF), Esau Chiviya, says the forum has begun mainstreaming gender-based violence (GBV) in its work to ensure that the region's members of parliament fully appreciate the problem and how it can be addressed.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Opposition Election Petition Adjourned

[Zambia Reports] Opposition UPND president Hakainde Hichilema and his deputy Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba will have to wait longer to make progress in the election matter after judge Mwila Chitabo adjourned the matter to April 11-12

[Zambia Reports] Opposition UPND president Hakainde Hichilema and his deputy Geoffrey Bwalya Mwamba will have to wait longer to make progress in the election matter after judge Mwila Chitabo adjourned the matter to April 11-12

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Flood Victims – ‘Surprised’ Mugabe Denies ‘Biscuit Donation’ Reports

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly denied claims that he donated biscuits and children’s snacks to flood victims in the southern African country.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly denied claims that he donated biscuits and children's snacks to flood victims in the southern African country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Magufuli Rescinds Justice Minister Order On Marriage

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli has annulled an order given yesterday by the minister for Constitution Affairs and Justice, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe that all people who want to be married to have birth certificates.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -President John Magufuli has annulled an order given yesterday by the minister for Constitution Affairs and Justice, Dr Harrison Mwakyembe that all people who want to be married to have birth certificates.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Standard Chartered Bank Tackles Childhood Blindness

[Botswana Daily News] Good Hope -Chief Health Officer, in the Ministry of Health and Wellness, Mr Setshwano Mokgweetsinyana says childhood blindness is a major public concern that calls for collaboration from different stakeholders to curtail its preva…

[Botswana Daily News] Good Hope -Chief Health Officer, in the Ministry of Health and Wellness, Mr Setshwano Mokgweetsinyana says childhood blindness is a major public concern that calls for collaboration from different stakeholders to curtail its prevalence.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Lecture on “The Resolution of the Crisis and the Major Stages of the Reconstruction of The Gambia

[The Point] Show Media Item – Lecture on “The Resolution of the Crisis and the Major Stages of the Reconstruction of The Gambia” By His Excellency, Mr Adama Barrow, The President of the Republic of The Gambia, at the Institut des Sciences Politiques in…

[The Point] Show Media Item - Lecture on "The Resolution of the Crisis and the Major Stages of the Reconstruction of The Gambia" By His Excellency, Mr Adama Barrow, The President of the Republic of The Gambia, at the Institut des Sciences Politiques in Paris Date: 15 March 2017

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Drugs, Weapons Seized At Keetmans School

[Namibian] A PARCEL of cannabis weighing about 45 grammes with an estimated street value of N$135, another two balies of the drug, and six knives were among the items police confiscated from pupils at the J A Nel Secondary School at Keetmanshoop yester…

[Namibian] A PARCEL of cannabis weighing about 45 grammes with an estimated street value of N$135, another two balies of the drug, and six knives were among the items police confiscated from pupils at the J A Nel Secondary School at Keetmanshoop yesterday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia