The Gambia’s New President – ‘We Will Not Leave the ICC’

[Deutsche Welle] In an interview with DW, The Gambia’s President-elect Adama Barrow says his country will remain part of the International Criminal Court. He also promises investigations into human rights abuses.

[Deutsche Welle] In an interview with DW, The Gambia's President-elect Adama Barrow says his country will remain part of the International Criminal Court. He also promises investigations into human rights abuses.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Cops Faked My DNA, Claims Rhodes Park Accused

[News24Wire] The third suspect in the Rhodes Park murder and rape trial seemed annoyed during his cross-examination in the High Court sitting in Palm Ridge on Monday morning.

[News24Wire] The third suspect in the Rhodes Park murder and rape trial seemed annoyed during his cross-examination in the High Court sitting in Palm Ridge on Monday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

New World Champion…

[New Era] Newly crowned World Boxing Federation (WBF) welterweight world champion Bethuel ‘Tyson’ Ushona celebrates his victory after he dispatched Rafal Jackiewicz for the vacant low-key WBF welterweight world title fight at the Ramatex Hall in Windhoek on Saturday evening. Ranked a distance outside the top 100 in world rankings, Ushona defeated his Polish opponent who went into the bout with a hopelessly patchy résumé in a closely-contested encounter to claim the vacant belt.

[New Era] Newly crowned World Boxing Federation (WBF) welterweight world champion Bethuel 'Tyson' Ushona celebrates his victory after he dispatched Rafal Jackiewicz for the vacant low-key WBF welterweight world title fight at the Ramatex Hall in Windhoek on Saturday evening. Ranked a distance outside the top 100 in world rankings, Ushona defeated his Polish opponent who went into the bout with a hopelessly patchy résumé in a closely-contested encounter to claim the vacant belt.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Eden District Khoi-San People Support Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill

[Parliament of South Africa] The Paramount Chief of the Attequa Khoi-San people, Chief Gert Mooney, told Members of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs that all the Khoi-San people of Kannaland welcomed the Traditi…

[Parliament of South Africa] The Paramount Chief of the Attequa Khoi-San people, Chief Gert Mooney, told Members of the Portfolio Committee on Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs that all the Khoi-San people of Kannaland welcomed the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill and are looking forward to its assent by the President of the Republic of South Africa in spite of the reservations they have about it.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

APM Gets Honoured By Africa Disability Alliance

[Nyasa Times] Malawi President Aurther Peter Mutharika (APM) on Saturday received an Ambassadorial Country Status Award courtesy of Africa Disability Alliance, a top civil society award, the only one of its kind in Africa.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi President Aurther Peter Mutharika (APM) on Saturday received an Ambassadorial Country Status Award courtesy of Africa Disability Alliance, a top civil society award, the only one of its kind in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

To Sell or Burn Namibia’s Ivory Stockpile?

[New Era] London -Namibia is being urged to burn to ashes its piles of ivory – worth millions of dollars – but government insists it wants to sell them in order to generate funds to protect the country’s wildlife against poaching and illicit trade.

[New Era] London -Namibia is being urged to burn to ashes its piles of ivory - worth millions of dollars - but government insists it wants to sell them in order to generate funds to protect the country's wildlife against poaching and illicit trade.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Hessequa Chiefs Support Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill

[Parliament of South Africa] The recognition of the Khoi-San communities and Khoi-San leadership mentioned in the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill brought excitement in the Khoi-San communities and raised a hope among Koi-San people for the con…

[Parliament of South Africa] The recognition of the Khoi-San communities and Khoi-San leadership mentioned in the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill brought excitement in the Khoi-San communities and raised a hope among Koi-San people for the construction of an inclusive South African nation. The Bill promises an end to the long time exclusion of Khoi-San people in the new democratic South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

CCAP to Join Catholic, Evangelists in Pro-Life March On Dec 6

[Nyasa Times] For the first time in centuries, the Catholic Church and Protestant Churches in Malawi have formed a united front against a common enemy, proponents of same sex marriages and wanton abortion as momentum gathers for the planned public prot…

[Nyasa Times] For the first time in centuries, the Catholic Church and Protestant Churches in Malawi have formed a united front against a common enemy, proponents of same sex marriages and wanton abortion as momentum gathers for the planned public protest match by all the faithfuls of the two groupings next Tuesday, December 6.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi