Mother Lives in Fear After Gang Raided Home, Left Family for Dead

[Nation] One night in March this year, 22-year-old Rose Kuraru was in her Manyatta, heavily pregnant, squatting by the fire as she made supper for her family. Her children were playing nearby, patiently waiting for the evening meal.

[Nation] One night in March this year, 22-year-old Rose Kuraru was in her Manyatta, heavily pregnant, squatting by the fire as she made supper for her family. Her children were playing nearby, patiently waiting for the evening meal.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S. Non-Committal on Odinga’s Election Concerns

[Nation] The State Department’s top Africa official has declined to say whether the US accepts or disputes Raila Odinga’s contention of rigging and unfairness in Kenya’s presidential election process.

[Nation] The State Department's top Africa official has declined to say whether the US accepts or disputes Raila Odinga's contention of rigging and unfairness in Kenya's presidential election process.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nampula Assembly Elects New Chair

[AIM] Maputo -The Municipal Assembly in the northern Mozambican city of Nampula on Monday elected Américo da Costa Imele as its chairperson, replacing Manuel Tocova, who is currently under arrest, charged with illegally carrying a firearm, according to a report in the electronic newsheet “Txopela”.

[AIM] Maputo -The Municipal Assembly in the northern Mozambican city of Nampula on Monday elected Américo da Costa Imele as its chairperson, replacing Manuel Tocova, who is currently under arrest, charged with illegally carrying a firearm, according to a report in the electronic newsheet "Txopela".

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Non-Violence Is Essential to Respect Human Dignity

[Daily Maverick] The enormity of the scandals that engulf the Jacob Zuma Presidency means that our focus tends to be on what is covered by the media at any particular moment. At this time, and correctly, a great deal of attention is devoted to the ques…

[Daily Maverick] The enormity of the scandals that engulf the Jacob Zuma Presidency means that our focus tends to be on what is covered by the media at any particular moment. At this time, and correctly, a great deal of attention is devoted to the question of State Capture. But should it be possible to remove Zuma it is important that all the components of this anti-democratic period are eradicated. Consequently, we should not forget, amongst other factors, the intensely violent character of Zumaism. We need to re-commit o

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa