Assault Accused MP Treated Without ‘Fear or Favour’ – Police Minister

[News24Wire] Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has insisted in Parliament that former deputy minister of higher education and training Mduduzi Manana did not receive special treatment after he admitted to assaulting a young woman.

[News24Wire] Police Minister Fikile Mbalula has insisted in Parliament that former deputy minister of higher education and training Mduduzi Manana did not receive special treatment after he admitted to assaulting a young woman.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Jubbaland Parades Surrendered Al Shabaab Commander in Bardere

[Shabelle] The state minister for Jubbaland’s security ministry, Mohamed Abdi Kaliil, along senior state officials have on Thursday displayed in Bardere city an Al shabaab commander surrendered to regional troops.

[Shabelle] The state minister for Jubbaland's security ministry, Mohamed Abdi Kaliil, along senior state officials have on Thursday displayed in Bardere city an Al shabaab commander surrendered to regional troops.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

A Pregnant Woman Raped, Killed in Marka, Probe Underway

[Shabelle] At heavily pregnant Somali woman was reported to have been gang rapped at gunpoint in southern port city of Marka, the regional capital of Lower Shabelle province on Wednesday.

[Shabelle] At heavily pregnant Somali woman was reported to have been gang rapped at gunpoint in southern port city of Marka, the regional capital of Lower Shabelle province on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Darfur – Three Dead, Two Injured in Violent Crimes

[Radio Dabanga] Kabkabiya / Gireida / Kutum / Khartoum -Three men are dead and a child and a youth have been injured in separate violent incidents across Darfur this week. Hamdi Osman Jofoun was shot dead at Mat Keru village west of Kabkabiya in North …

[Radio Dabanga] Kabkabiya / Gireida / Kutum / Khartoum -Three men are dead and a child and a youth have been injured in separate violent incidents across Darfur this week. Hamdi Osman Jofoun was shot dead at Mat Keru village west of Kabkabiya in North Darfur on Tuesday evening when he came to the rescue of a neighbour gunmen were allegedly attempting to abduct.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Guptas Must Be Treated With Dignity – Home Affairs Minister Mkhize

[News24Wire] Minister of Home Affairs Hlengiwe Mkhize will not revoke members of the Gupta family’s citizenship if their businesses are sold and they relocate to Dubai, saying she wants the family to be treated with dignity.

[News24Wire] Minister of Home Affairs Hlengiwe Mkhize will not revoke members of the Gupta family's citizenship if their businesses are sold and they relocate to Dubai, saying she wants the family to be treated with dignity.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Court Victory for Kids Born in SA By Foreign Parents

[News24Wire] Children born in SA to foreign parents are entitled to apply for citizenship, the Western Cape High Court ruled on Thursday, the Legal Resources Centre said.

[News24Wire] Children born in SA to foreign parents are entitled to apply for citizenship, the Western Cape High Court ruled on Thursday, the Legal Resources Centre said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Using New Techniques to Track Kenya’s Disappearing Amphibians

[The Conversation Africa] Amphibians are cold-blooded vertebrates that live part of their life on land, part of it in water – a popular example are frogs. What isn’t widely known is that around the world they are going extinct at rates that far exceed …

[The Conversation Africa] Amphibians are cold-blooded vertebrates that live part of their life on land, part of it in water - a popular example are frogs. What isn't widely known is that around the world they are going extinct at rates that far exceed other vertebrates.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Take Us Out These Flooded Shacks, Lwandle Residents Ask Zuma

[News24Wire] As residents waited in the rain for President Jacob Zuma in Lwandle, near Strand, on Thursday, they hoped their prayers for dry homes would be answered.

[News24Wire] As residents waited in the rain for President Jacob Zuma in Lwandle, near Strand, on Thursday, they hoped their prayers for dry homes would be answered.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Polio Vaccine Drive Targets Refugees, Host Communities

[East African] As part of efforts to minimise a possible recurrence of polio in Uganda, the Ministry of Health will conduct a door-to-door vaccination drive for all children in communities hosting refugees.

[East African] As part of efforts to minimise a possible recurrence of polio in Uganda, the Ministry of Health will conduct a door-to-door vaccination drive for all children in communities hosting refugees.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda