Does a Rape Have to Be Brutal to Ensure a Conviction?

[Daily Maverick] Rape and violence have become so normalised in South Africa that a documentary about a woman who was abducted, raped, disembowelled, almost completely decapitated, left for dead, and yet miraculously survived, is considered “boring”. B…

[Daily Maverick] Rape and violence have become so normalised in South Africa that a documentary about a woman who was abducted, raped, disembowelled, almost completely decapitated, left for dead, and yet miraculously survived, is considered "boring". By MARIKE KELLER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Swanu Wants German Ambassador Expelled

[Namibian] SWANU wants the government to expel German ambassador Christian Schlaga who locked up some leaders involved in reparation talks during a meeting in Windhoek recently.

[Namibian] SWANU wants the government to expel German ambassador Christian Schlaga who locked up some leaders involved in reparation talks during a meeting in Windhoek recently.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Speaker Says ‘We Don’t Have DPP Government’ but Govt

[Nyasa Times] Speaker of Parliament, Richard Msowoya clarified in the National Assembly that Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is currently a ruling party and not a DPP government.

[Nyasa Times] Speaker of Parliament, Richard Msowoya clarified in the National Assembly that Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) is currently a ruling party and not a DPP government.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

RA Traps Govt in N$2 Billion Contracts

[Namibian] THE Roads Authority and the ministry of works have committed government to contracts of more than N$2 billion without following procedures and claiming that they were made priority by “the highest offices”.

[Namibian] THE Roads Authority and the ministry of works have committed government to contracts of more than N$2 billion without following procedures and claiming that they were made priority by "the highest offices".

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Benue Governor Wants CBN to Cut Down Interest Rates On Loans

[Daily Trust] The Benue State Governor, Chief Samuel Ortom, has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to cut down on interest rates to make borrowing more attractive to investors.

[Daily Trust] The Benue State Governor, Chief Samuel Ortom, has called on the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) to cut down on interest rates to make borrowing more attractive to investors.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Schlettwein Speaks On Moody’s Rating

[Namibian] FINANCE minister Calle Schlettwein last Thursday responded to Namibia’s credit rating opinion as issued by Moody’s Investors Service on 2 December, admitting that the Namibian economy has never been in such a precarious situation before.

[Namibian] FINANCE minister Calle Schlettwein last Thursday responded to Namibia's credit rating opinion as issued by Moody's Investors Service on 2 December, admitting that the Namibian economy has never been in such a precarious situation before.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Young Children Still Married Off – Sioka

[Namibian] ARRANGED marriages are denying children their human rights, gender minister Doreen Sioka said at the International Human Rights Day commemoration on Saturday in Windhoek.

[Namibian] ARRANGED marriages are denying children their human rights, gender minister Doreen Sioka said at the International Human Rights Day commemoration on Saturday in Windhoek.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

State Moves to Auction Lwamafa, Obey Property

[Monitor] Kampala -The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Mr Mike Chibita, has commenced the recovery process of Shs50 billion pension cash that the Anti Corruption Court ordered three former top officials of Public Service ministry to refund to go…

[Monitor] Kampala -The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP), Mr Mike Chibita, has commenced the recovery process of Shs50 billion pension cash that the Anti Corruption Court ordered three former top officials of Public Service ministry to refund to government.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda