Grace Mugabe’s Farm Invaded By Gold Diggers

[Deutsche Welle] Gold panners shouted obscenities at the former first lady when she tried to confront them as they mined for the precious metal. Unsuccessful in her attempt to evict them, Mugabe has filed a police complaint.

[Deutsche Welle] Gold panners shouted obscenities at the former first lady when she tried to confront them as they mined for the precious metal. Unsuccessful in her attempt to evict them, Mugabe has filed a police complaint.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mauritania Jails Slave-Owner for 20 Years in Harshest Ruling

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Two slave-owners in Mauritania face 10 and 20 years in prison after a court handed down the country’s harshest anti-slavery ruling yet, activists said on Friday.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -Two slave-owners in Mauritania face 10 and 20 years in prison after a court handed down the country's harshest anti-slavery ruling yet, activists said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania

Court Jails Slave Owners for Up to 20 Years

[Deutsche Welle] A court in Mauritania has sentenced two slave owners to between 10 and 20 years in jail. Human rights activists have celebrated the ruling, which they say is the harshest anti-slavery decision in the country’s history.

[Deutsche Welle] A court in Mauritania has sentenced two slave owners to between 10 and 20 years in jail. Human rights activists have celebrated the ruling, which they say is the harshest anti-slavery decision in the country's history.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania

Sierra Leone Heads Into Hotly Contested Election Runoff

[Deutsche Welle] The country will choose a new president on Saturday in a final runoff between Samura Kamara and Julius Maada Bio following a delay instigated by fraud allegations from the ruling party.

[Deutsche Welle] The country will choose a new president on Saturday in a final runoff between Samura Kamara and Julius Maada Bio following a delay instigated by fraud allegations from the ruling party.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Exclusive Interview With Pastor Evan Mawarire

[Deutsche Welle] Mawarire is best known as the founder of the #MyFlag movement. He believes Zimbabwean politics has the opportunity to change for the better — but the power to do so lies in the hands of citizens.

[Deutsche Welle] Mawarire is best known as the founder of the #MyFlag movement. He believes Zimbabwean politics has the opportunity to change for the better -- but the power to do so lies in the hands of citizens.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Airport Police Boss Replaced After Miguna Saga

[Nairobi News] Kenya Airport Police Unit Commandant Philip Ndolo, the man who was in in-charge when lawyer Miguna Miguna was held in a toilet cell and journalists brutalised at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi, has been replaced.

[Nairobi News] Kenya Airport Police Unit Commandant Philip Ndolo, the man who was in in-charge when lawyer Miguna Miguna was held in a toilet cell and journalists brutalised at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) in Nairobi, has been replaced.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Commemoration of the International Day of Forests At SSS Bel Air

[Government of Mauritius] An official ceremony to raise awareness and sensitise citizens and youth on the importance of forests was held yesterday at Bel Air State Secondary School in the presence of the Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr …

[Government of Mauritius] An official ceremony to raise awareness and sensitise citizens and youth on the importance of forests was held yesterday at Bel Air State Secondary School in the presence of the Minister of Agro-Industry and Food Security, Mr Mahen Seeruttun and other eminent personalities. The event was organised by the Agro-Industry Ministry in the context of activities marking the International Day of Forests which is celebrated on 21 March every year.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Housing – Minister Jhugroo Inaugurates Residence Agate At Melrose

[Government of Mauritius] Residence Agate, comprising 71 NHDC housing Units, was inaugurated yesterday by the Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Purmanund Jhugroo, during a ceremony at Melrose. The project, to the tune of Rs 86 million, started in April…

[Government of Mauritius] Residence Agate, comprising 71 NHDC housing Units, was inaugurated yesterday by the Minister of Housing and Lands, Mr Purmanund Jhugroo, during a ceremony at Melrose. The project, to the tune of Rs 86 million, started in April 2015 and was completed in December 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

SADC Council of Ministers Deliberate On Several Important Regional Issues

[Government of Mauritius] The SADC Council of Ministers which met on 26 and 27 March 2018 in Pretoria, South Africa deliberated on several issues of importance to the region in relation to the priority programmes contained in the Regional Indicative St…

[Government of Mauritius] The SADC Council of Ministers which met on 26 and 27 March 2018 in Pretoria, South Africa deliberated on several issues of importance to the region in relation to the priority programmes contained in the Regional Indicative Strategic Development Plan 2015-2020; the Strategic Indicative Plan for the Organ; and the SADC Industrialization Strategy and Roadmap 2015-2063.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius