Defense Ministry Promises Abuse Inquiry

[HRW] The Mali Defense Ministry’s stated commitment to investigate serious alleged abuses by the security forces during operations in central Mali is a meaningful step toward accountability, Human Rights Watch said today.

[HRW] The Mali Defense Ministry's stated commitment to investigate serious alleged abuses by the security forces during operations in central Mali is a meaningful step toward accountability, Human Rights Watch said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Angola At 61st Session of the African Commission On Human Rights

[ANGOP] Luanda: An Angolan delegation, headed by the Secretary of State for Human Rights and Citizenship, Ana Celeste Cardoso Januário, has participated since Wednesday at the 61st Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples’ Rights, which runs on 1-15 November, in Banjul (The Gambia).

[ANGOP] Luanda: An Angolan delegation, headed by the Secretary of State for Human Rights and Citizenship, Ana Celeste Cardoso Januário, has participated since Wednesday at the 61st Session of the African Commission on Human and Peoples' Rights, which runs on 1-15 November, in Banjul (The Gambia).

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Jihadists Kill UN Peacekeepers in Mali

[CAJ News] Bamako -THE United Nations mission in Mali (Minusma) has mourned the killing of three peacekeepers by rebel groups in the country. The peacekeepers from Chad were killed when their vehicle escorting a MINUSMA logistics convoy hit an explosiv…

[CAJ News] Bamako -THE United Nations mission in Mali (Minusma) has mourned the killing of three peacekeepers by rebel groups in the country. The peacekeepers from Chad were killed when their vehicle escorting a MINUSMA logistics convoy hit an explosive device in the northern Kidal region. Abdoulaye Ali Abderassoul, Ndonodji Issackar Laysam and Nadjibaye Jacob Djibiya, lost their lives. "These brave peacekeepers have chosen to leave their families and countries to serve in Mali," said Mahamat Saleh Annadif, head of Minusma.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Joyah Takes a New ‘Road to Sunrise,’ Premieres New Film

[Nyasa Times] Flagship FirstDawn Arts Films Managing Director, multi-award-winning Malawian filmmaker, Shemu Joyah famously known for his movies Seasons of a Life and The Last Fishing Boat is premiering his latest film, The Road to Sunrise.

[Nyasa Times] Flagship FirstDawn Arts Films Managing Director, multi-award-winning Malawian filmmaker, Shemu Joyah famously known for his movies Seasons of a Life and The Last Fishing Boat is premiering his latest film, The Road to Sunrise.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Stop Harassing Tourists At Roadblocks – Govt

[The Herald] Government has condemned needless detention of motorists at roadblocks saying such behaviour affects the image of the country as a tourist destination. Addressing delegates at the inaugural tourism security and enablers conference in Harar…

[The Herald] Government has condemned needless detention of motorists at roadblocks saying such behaviour affects the image of the country as a tourist destination. Addressing delegates at the inaugural tourism security and enablers conference in Harare yesterday, Home Affairs Minister Dr Obert Mpofu said he had witnessed several incidences where foreign vehicles were subjected to needless interrogation at roadblocks.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

General Mukhtar Appointed As Acting Somali Police Boss

[Shabelle] Gen Mukhtar Hussein Afrah has been appointed as the acting commander of Somali Police force days after his predecessor was sacked over deadly Al Shabaab attacks in Mogadishu.

[Shabelle] Gen Mukhtar Hussein Afrah has been appointed as the acting commander of Somali Police force days after his predecessor was sacked over deadly Al Shabaab attacks in Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Ruling Party Youths Support Chinguno’s Suspension

[The Herald] Zanu PF youths in Manicaland have thrown their support for the suspension of their provincial chairperson Cde Mubuso Chinguno, saying he was leading them astray. Cde Chinguno was recently suspended by the national Youth League executive fo…

[The Herald] Zanu PF youths in Manicaland have thrown their support for the suspension of their provincial chairperson Cde Mubuso Chinguno, saying he was leading them astray. Cde Chinguno was recently suspended by the national Youth League executive for allegedly abusing $400 000 meant for stands for the youths in Chipinge.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Miss Tourism Dinner Preps On Course

[The Herald] Preparations for the Miss Tourism Zimbabwe 2017 fundraising dinner are at an advanced stage with the organisers saying the event will be held next Saturday at a Harare hotel. The dinner, which is a masquerade ball, will see guests wearing …

[The Herald] Preparations for the Miss Tourism Zimbabwe 2017 fundraising dinner are at an advanced stage with the organisers saying the event will be held next Saturday at a Harare hotel. The dinner, which is a masquerade ball, will see guests wearing designer garments and a mask as part of the show which will run under the theme "Jacaranda season of giving".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Suicide – When Taking One’s Life Seems the Best Option

[Vanguard] ‘Suicide rates will multiply in Nigeria not because times are hard. Times were hard during the Biafran war. The problem now is that adults are increasingly immature. The society is increasingly frivolous, people no longer seem to have true f…

[Vanguard] 'Suicide rates will multiply in Nigeria not because times are hard. Times were hard during the Biafran war. The problem now is that adults are increasingly immature. The society is increasingly frivolous, people no longer seem to have true friends and friends now see themselves more as rivals. The race is measured by wealth and nothing else. Setbacks are mourned as wasted life by those who should give love and genuine support. So a troubled man becomes the butt of jokes by those in whom he has reposed his

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria