MP Picks the Pieces to Tackle GBV

[Zimbabwe Standard] Susan Matsunga, the MDC-T proportional representation (PR) legislator (Harare Metropolitan) might have had her own share of bad publicity on October 26 2016 during the infamous fracas at the Parliament of Zimbabwe, where members of …

[Zimbabwe Standard] Susan Matsunga, the MDC-T proportional representation (PR) legislator (Harare Metropolitan) might have had her own share of bad publicity on October 26 2016 during the infamous fracas at the Parliament of Zimbabwe, where members of the police stormed into the National Assembly and fought with oppositions MPs, but she now claims that a lot of good has come out of that unfortunate incident.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

From a Slum, Woman Fights for Aliens Rights

[Zimbabwe Standard] A resident in one of the country’s poorest settlements, Sarah Kachingwe defied her circumstances to take head-on powerful state institutions that she regarded as an obstacle in her quest to assert her voting rights.

[Zimbabwe Standard] A resident in one of the country's poorest settlements, Sarah Kachingwe defied her circumstances to take head-on powerful state institutions that she regarded as an obstacle in her quest to assert her voting rights.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mugabe, Chiwenga Duel Bombshell

[Zimbabwe Standard] Army generals feared for their lives after putting former president Robert Mugabe under house arrest as they believed the 93-year-old’s loyalists were plotting a counter operation, newly released secret details of last year’s dramat…

[Zimbabwe Standard] Army generals feared for their lives after putting former president Robert Mugabe under house arrest as they believed the 93-year-old's loyalists were plotting a counter operation, newly released secret details of last year's dramatic events reveal.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Female Leaders Fear Women Being Sidelined in 2019 Elections

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Abuja -Few women are likely to win seats in Nigeria’s 2019 general elections due to discrimination, a lack of will from political parties and a shortage of female candidates

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Abuja -Few women are likely to win seats in Nigeria's 2019 general elections due to discrimination, a lack of will from political parties and a shortage of female candidates

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

8,000 Congolese Flee to Burundi

[East African] Burundi has in the past week received more than 8,000 refugees fleeing the fighting between Mai Mai rebels and government forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

[East African] Burundi has in the past week received more than 8,000 refugees fleeing the fighting between Mai Mai rebels and government forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Govt Fights Secondhand Clothes

[East African] Used clothes and leather products are increasingly being smuggled from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda into Rwanda after East African Community member states raised levies on the products to protect the local industry.

[East African] Used clothes and leather products are increasingly being smuggled from the Democratic Republic of Congo and Uganda into Rwanda after East African Community member states raised levies on the products to protect the local industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Media Feels the Heat As State Switches Off Top TV Stations

[East African] The Kenya government this week switched off broadcast signals for three leading television stations for airing the build-up to the “swearing-in” of opposition leader Raila Odinga as the “people’s president.”

[East African] The Kenya government this week switched off broadcast signals for three leading television stations for airing the build-up to the "swearing-in" of opposition leader Raila Odinga as the "people's president."

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Miners Rescued From Beatrix Gold Mine

[Deutsche Welle] The rescue team faced the difficult task of bringing up hundreds of workers one at a time from the 700 to 2,200 meter deep mine. The workers had been trapped in the Beatrix mine since Wednesday evening.

[Deutsche Welle] The rescue team faced the difficult task of bringing up hundreds of workers one at a time from the 700 to 2,200 meter deep mine. The workers had been trapped in the Beatrix mine since Wednesday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa