First Lady Gives Children’s Home New Lease of Life

[The Herald] First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa’s visit to Hurungwe Children’s Home early last month has given a new lease of life to the institution after she facilitated the acquisition maize inputs enough for 15 hectares.

[The Herald] First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa's visit to Hurungwe Children's Home early last month has given a new lease of life to the institution after she facilitated the acquisition maize inputs enough for 15 hectares.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Electoral Uncertainty Amid Multiple Security Threats

[ICG] Cameroon is facing violence in three regions, local communities are struggling to resist Boko Haram recruitment and the humanitarian crisis is worsening. In this excerpt from our Watch List 2018, Crisis Group urges the EU and its member states to…

[ICG] Cameroon is facing violence in three regions, local communities are struggling to resist Boko Haram recruitment and the humanitarian crisis is worsening. In this excerpt from our Watch List 2018, Crisis Group urges the EU and its member states to support regional governments to provide humanitarian assistance and encourage the state to develop projects to boost local economies.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Limpopo Man, 61, Hopes to Obtain Bail After Alleged Rape of Girl, 11

[News24Wire] A 61-year-old man applied for bail at the Motetema Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday after he was arrested for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl.

[News24Wire] A 61-year-old man applied for bail at the Motetema Magistrate's Court on Wednesday after he was arrested for allegedly raping an 11-year-old girl.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Three Free State Cops Arrested in Hawks, IPID Operation

[News24Wire] Three police officers were among 10 suspects arrested in an operation targeting a syndicate illegally selling commercial explosives to a gang allegedly involved in cash-in-transit heists and other crimes.

[News24Wire] Three police officers were among 10 suspects arrested in an operation targeting a syndicate illegally selling commercial explosives to a gang allegedly involved in cash-in-transit heists and other crimes.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Union Threatens to Strike After Ticket Officer Stabbed

[News24Wire] While Cape Town’s central train line remains closed due to vandalism, the United National Transport Union (UNTU) on Wednesday warned that it would withdraw the services of its members after four ticket officers were attacked on the city’s …

[News24Wire] While Cape Town's central train line remains closed due to vandalism, the United National Transport Union (UNTU) on Wednesday warned that it would withdraw the services of its members after four ticket officers were attacked on the city's northern line.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Neglected Gladiators in Search of Fitness

[Namibian] With no league football to supplement their quest to qualify for the 2018 African Women’s Cup of Nations, the Brave Gladiators have set up a training camp to prepare for their qualifier against Zimbabwe on 31 March.

[Namibian] With no league football to supplement their quest to qualify for the 2018 African Women's Cup of Nations, the Brave Gladiators have set up a training camp to prepare for their qualifier against Zimbabwe on 31 March.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

75 Percent of Voters’ Roll Updated to Comply With Concourt Ruling

[News24Wire] The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) has updated 75% of the voters’ roll to include addresses in compliance with a 2016 ruling by the Constitutional Court.

[News24Wire] The Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) has updated 75% of the voters' roll to include addresses in compliance with a 2016 ruling by the Constitutional Court.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Preparations Completed for Launching Al-Tayeb Salih Award’s 8th Session

[SudaNow] The Council of Trustees of the Al-Tayeb Salih Award For Creative Writing has announced anthropology Professor Sayyed Hamd Heraiz Culture Personality of the year, disclosed Council Chairman Prof. Ali Mohammad Shommu.

[SudaNow] The Council of Trustees of the Al-Tayeb Salih Award For Creative Writing has announced anthropology Professor Sayyed Hamd Heraiz Culture Personality of the year, disclosed Council Chairman Prof. Ali Mohammad Shommu.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Genocide Suspect Seyoboka Claims ‘Mistaken Identity’

[New Times] On Wednesday, the military tribunal in Nyamirambo started hearing defence submissions by Genocide suspect, Second Lieutenant Henry Jean-Claude Seyoboka, who claims prosecution witnesses confused him with another retired soldier, a one Lt. C…

[New Times] On Wednesday, the military tribunal in Nyamirambo started hearing defence submissions by Genocide suspect, Second Lieutenant Henry Jean-Claude Seyoboka, who claims prosecution witnesses confused him with another retired soldier, a one Lt. Claude.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

DA vs the Mayor – a Messy Saga in Which Everybody Hurts

[Daily Maverick] The ANC is not the only South African political party currently battling to unseat a leader. In Cape Town, a protracted and increasingly ugly struggle is playing out between the DA and the city’s mayor, Patricia de Lille. The DA is pub…

[Daily Maverick] The ANC is not the only South African political party currently battling to unseat a leader. In Cape Town, a protracted and increasingly ugly struggle is playing out between the DA and the city's mayor, Patricia de Lille. The DA is publicly claiming that one of its trusted deployees is corrupt; De Lille furiously denies the charge. It is clear De Lille has lost the support and protection of her party, but the handling of this all begs questions. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa