ICC Prosecutor, Victims Continue to Oppose Lubanga’s Early Release

[Lubanga Trial Website] The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has opposed a possible early release for Thomas Lubanga, the first person convicted by the court, who is currently serving a 14-year prison sentence. Similarly, the victim…

[Lubanga Trial Website] The prosecutor of the International Criminal Court (ICC) has opposed a possible early release for Thomas Lubanga, the first person convicted by the court, who is currently serving a 14-year prison sentence. Similarly, the victims of Lubanga's crimes have asked judges not to shorten his jail term.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Boys and Girls Enter Teens With Gender Stereotypes Firmly Set

[The Conversation Africa] A team of international experts have just published the most comprehensive analysis to date of how children on the cusp of adolescence perceive growing up as a boy or girl. The Global Adolescent Study involved a series of inte…

[The Conversation Africa] A team of international experts have just published the most comprehensive analysis to date of how children on the cusp of adolescence perceive growing up as a boy or girl. The Global Adolescent Study involved a series of interviews conducted over the last four years with hundreds of early adolescents and their parents in 15 countries. These included Burkina Faso, the Democratic Republic of Congo, Egypt, Kenya, Malawi, Nigeria and South Africa. We asked lead researcher Kristin Mmari to explain the signific

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nigerian Minister Flown to U.S. for Medical Treatment

[Premium Times] Less than six weeks after President Muhammadu Buhari returned from medical treatment in the United Kingdom, his Minister of State for Education, Anthony Anwukah, has been flown to the United States for the same purpose.

[Premium Times] Less than six weeks after President Muhammadu Buhari returned from medical treatment in the United Kingdom, his Minister of State for Education, Anthony Anwukah, has been flown to the United States for the same purpose.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bobi Wine, Ssemujju, Kasibante Arrested for Jumping Police Bond

[Monitor] Kampala -Police in Kampala have re-arrested three Opposition MPs for jumping bond that was granted to them following their arrest on accusations of inciting violence and assaulting police officers.

[Monitor] Kampala -Police in Kampala have re-arrested three Opposition MPs for jumping bond that was granted to them following their arrest on accusations of inciting violence and assaulting police officers.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Diamond Hosts Dinner Gala On His Birthday

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -After nights of pre birthday parties and a visit to Amana hospital where he was born, Diamond Platinumz finally hosted a dinner for his guests at Hyatt Regency, Dar es Salaam.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -After nights of pre birthday parties and a visit to Amana hospital where he was born, Diamond Platinumz finally hosted a dinner for his guests at Hyatt Regency, Dar es Salaam.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Dutch Defense Minister, Military Chief Resign Over Peacekeeper Deaths

[Deutsche Welle] Dutch defense chief Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert has resigned after a report found that her ministry had allowed standards to slip. The report was prompted by the deaths of two peacekeepers at a Dutch base in Mali.

[Deutsche Welle] Dutch defense chief Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert has resigned after a report found that her ministry had allowed standards to slip. The report was prompted by the deaths of two peacekeepers at a Dutch base in Mali.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Senate Asks Works Ministry to Remove All Speed Bumps On Federal Highways

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday directed the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing to remove all speed bumps indiscriminately erected on federal highways nationwide.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate on Tuesday directed the Ministry of Power, Works and Housing to remove all speed bumps indiscriminately erected on federal highways nationwide.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why Cost of Food Is High Despite Buhari’s Efforts – Govt

[Premium Times] The Federal Government says despite the “revolution” witnessed in the agricultural sector, the cost of food items is still high because of infrastructural deficit and export demands.

[Premium Times] The Federal Government says despite the "revolution" witnessed in the agricultural sector, the cost of food items is still high because of infrastructural deficit and export demands.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why Judge Withdrew Self From Boko Haram Trial

[Premium Times] A judge of an Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday withdrew his participation in the trial of eight Boko Haram terrorists after the defendants cast a vote of no confidence against the court.

[Premium Times] A judge of an Abuja Division of the Federal High Court on Tuesday withdrew his participation in the trial of eight Boko Haram terrorists after the defendants cast a vote of no confidence against the court.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria