In the World’s Most Neglected Humanitarian Crisis, the Stigma of Rape Is Ruining Women’s Lives

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] It’s a quiet morning at a village health centre in Kasai. Outside the window, the grass is long and a brilliant shade of green. Recent rains have been generous to this region in the south of the Democratic Republic of Congo…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] It's a quiet morning at a village health centre in Kasai. Outside the window, the grass is long and a brilliant shade of green. Recent rains have been generous to this region in the south of the Democratic Republic of Congo. To the unknowing visitor, it's as if nothing has happened here.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Texas Couple Sentenced to Jail for Enslaving Nigerian Woman

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -A U.S. couple will go to jail after holding a Nigerian woman captive as an unpaid maid and nanny for two years in a Houston, Texas suburb, restricting her movements and threatening her if she objected, authorities…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -A U.S. couple will go to jail after holding a Nigerian woman captive as an unpaid maid and nanny for two years in a Houston, Texas suburb, restricting her movements and threatening her if she objected, authorities said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Donald Trump–a Racist, White Supremacist in the White House?

[Observer] United States President, Donald J. Trump, expressed his disdain for immigrations from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries, which he called “shithole countries” and, in the same line, expressed his delightful preference for immigrants fr…

[Observer] United States President, Donald J. Trump, expressed his disdain for immigrations from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries, which he called "shithole countries" and, in the same line, expressed his delightful preference for immigrants from the Kingdom of Norway. (Illustration: David K. Golayah)

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Building the Business Case for Women

[Zimbabwe Standard] Women are the largest economic opportunity The most convincing business case for women comes from Silverstein and Sayre (2009), who show that women are a bigger economic opportunity than India and China combined. In 2009, women glob…

[Zimbabwe Standard] Women are the largest economic opportunity The most convincing business case for women comes from Silverstein and Sayre (2009), who show that women are a bigger economic opportunity than India and China combined. In 2009, women globally earned $13 trillion which is double the combined gross domestic products (GDP) of China and India ($5,6 trillion). This female income was estimated to be $18 trillion by 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Krugersdorp Farm Worker Killing – Angry Members of Public Disrupt Court Proceedings

[News24Wire] Chaos erupted in the Krugersdorp Magistrate’s Court on Monday where security guard Petrus William Johannes Durant was applying for bail for the killing of a Tarlton farm worker.

[News24Wire] Chaos erupted in the Krugersdorp Magistrate's Court on Monday where security guard Petrus William Johannes Durant was applying for bail for the killing of a Tarlton farm worker.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

GSA Cars Recollection Raid, an Act Out of Order

[FrontPageAfrica] THE GENERAL SERVICE AGENCY (GSA) in an effort to retrieve cars from government officials, created a roadblock at the Vamoma House/Airfield Junction, arresting and parking marked GoL cars.

[FrontPageAfrica] THE GENERAL SERVICE AGENCY (GSA) in an effort to retrieve cars from government officials, created a roadblock at the Vamoma House/Airfield Junction, arresting and parking marked GoL cars.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Amos Commonwealth Medal Prospect

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Four years ago at Hampden Park, Botswana flag was raised high, after 800-metre ace runner Nijel Amos outclassed the then feared Kenyan David Rudisha to claim the Commonwealth Games gold medals.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Four years ago at Hampden Park, Botswana flag was raised high, after 800-metre ace runner Nijel Amos outclassed the then feared Kenyan David Rudisha to claim the Commonwealth Games gold medals.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana