Will New Constitution Protect Women’s Rights?

[SAIIA] Tanzania’s current legal framework has failed to address women’s rights and gender equality due to the prolonged and continued existence of forced child marriages, killings of elderly women, female genital mutilation and limited access to repro…

[SAIIA] Tanzania's current legal framework has failed to address women's rights and gender equality due to the prolonged and continued existence of forced child marriages, killings of elderly women, female genital mutilation and limited access to reproductive health services. Is the proposed new constitution likely to do a better job at protecting and promoting women's rights in Tanzania?

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

No Vote for Diasporans in 2018 – Report

[New Zimbabwe] NON-RESIDENT Zimbabweans cannot vote in the 2018 elections unless they return home; first to register and then to cast their ballots, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has confirmed.

[New Zimbabwe] NON-RESIDENT Zimbabweans cannot vote in the 2018 elections unless they return home; first to register and then to cast their ballots, the Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) has confirmed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Young Mbira Sensation Dreams Big

[The Herald] Lovemore Meya -Fast rising 15-year-old mbira sensation, Tendai Mavengeni will this Friday launch her two singles “Motoroodza” and “Munzira Yakachena” taken off her forthcoming self-titled second album “Tendai” at Alliance Francaise. This p…

[The Herald] Lovemore Meya -Fast rising 15-year-old mbira sensation, Tendai Mavengeni will this Friday launch her two singles "Motoroodza" and "Munzira Yakachena" taken off her forthcoming self-titled second album "Tendai" at Alliance Francaise. This project follows two years after she released her debut album, "Destiny" in 2014.Speaking ahead of the launch, Tendai said, "I am excited about this project. I know I have grown from the first project and hope people will love the effort we have put in this project."

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Why Do Kenyans Accept Such Low Standards in Everything?

[Nation] The national broadcaster, KBC, aired a 90-minute friendly football match without a timer on Saturday. “The game ended abruptly,” one of my colleagues remarked dryly.

[Nation] The national broadcaster, KBC, aired a 90-minute friendly football match without a timer on Saturday. "The game ended abruptly," one of my colleagues remarked dryly.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Zuma’s ‘Suspicous Move’ Against Prosecuting Chief

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma’s decision to ask NDPP Shaun Abrahams to explain why he should not be suspended was a “suspicious move”, UDM leader Bantu Holomisa said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma's decision to ask NDPP Shaun Abrahams to explain why he should not be suspended was a "suspicious move", UDM leader Bantu Holomisa said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa