Bamwine Raps Magistrates Who Jail Breastfeeding Mothers Over Petty Crimes

[Monitor] Bushenyi -Principal Judge Yorokamu Bamwine has condemned magistrates who impose jail sentences onto breastfeeding and expectant mothers who have been found guilty of committing petty offences.

[Monitor] Bushenyi -Principal Judge Yorokamu Bamwine has condemned magistrates who impose jail sentences onto breastfeeding and expectant mothers who have been found guilty of committing petty offences.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Desire for Secure and Peaceful Future Remains Strong in Libya, Security Council Told

[UN News] Noting positive changes in the situation on the ground in Libya as a result of the Libyan Political Agreement, the United Nations envoy for the country highlighted that despite challenges, the desire for peace, security and a better future re…

[UN News] Noting positive changes in the situation on the ground in Libya as a result of the Libyan Political Agreement, the United Nations envoy for the country highlighted that despite challenges, the desire for peace, security and a better future remain strong among the people and urged sustained international support for national efforts.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

U.S. Honors 5 Nigerian Women

[Vanguard] IN her commitment to building the capacity of Nigerian women who in various fields have remarkably contributed to the Nigerian communities, the US government recently honoured five Nigerian women making waves in the science and technology wo…

[Vanguard] IN her commitment to building the capacity of Nigerian women who in various fields have remarkably contributed to the Nigerian communities, the US government recently honoured five Nigerian women making waves in the science and technology world.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Thousands Affected by Southern Cape Wildfires, Army Deployed

[News24Wire] Military personnel have been deployed to the Knysna area to try and prevent looting, as wildfires rip through the area, already affecting about 10 000 residents and 20 suburbs.

[News24Wire] Military personnel have been deployed to the Knysna area to try and prevent looting, as wildfires rip through the area, already affecting about 10 000 residents and 20 suburbs.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Igbo Quit Notice – FG, Northern Govs Slam Arewa Youths

[Vanguard] Lagos -Outrage, yesterday, greeted the ultimatum given by some Arewa youth groups to the Igbo to quit northern parts of the country within three months or be forced to do so.

[Vanguard] Lagos -Outrage, yesterday, greeted the ultimatum given by some Arewa youth groups to the Igbo to quit northern parts of the country within three months or be forced to do so.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate Investigates Hajj Fares, ‘Forced’ Feeding Policy

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Senate yesterday mandated its Committee on Foreign Affairs to investigate what it described as exorbitant airfare of over N1.5 million fixed for the 2017 intending pilgrims and the feeding regime by the National Hajj Commission of…

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Senate yesterday mandated its Committee on Foreign Affairs to investigate what it described as exorbitant airfare of over N1.5 million fixed for the 2017 intending pilgrims and the feeding regime by the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria