Teachers Urged to Assist Children With Albinism

[Namibian] THE president of the Namibia Albino Association has appealed to teachers and doctors in the country not to concentrate on only getting spectacles for pupils with albinism.

[Namibian] THE president of the Namibia Albino Association has appealed to teachers and doctors in the country not to concentrate on only getting spectacles for pupils with albinism.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Court Convicts 8 ‘Tanzanian Spies’

[Nyasa Times] A magistrate court in the northern city of Mzuzu has convicted eight Tanzanian national in the infamous Kayelekera uranium mine spies case who were facing criminal trespassing charges.

[Nyasa Times] A magistrate court in the northern city of Mzuzu has convicted eight Tanzanian national in the infamous Kayelekera uranium mine spies case who were facing criminal trespassing charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

R2K Concerned Over Shrinking Space for Dissent in SA

[R2K] The Right2Know Campaign (R2K) says that as South Africa commemorates the deaths of 69 protesters who were gunned down in 1960 in Sharpeville and kwaLanga for refusing to carry a dompas or pass book’ it cannot help but express deep concern over th…

[R2K] The Right2Know Campaign (R2K) says that as South Africa commemorates the deaths of 69 protesters who were gunned down in 1960 in Sharpeville and kwaLanga for refusing to carry a dompas or pass book' it cannot help but express deep concern over the shrinking space for dissent in the country's democracy.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Refutes Claims of Non-Payment of Grants

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has refuted claims raised by the Democratic Alliance (DA) on behalf of beneficiaries, who reportedly did not get their social grants at Rabasotho Community Centre in Tembisa on Mon…

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has refuted claims raised by the Democratic Alliance (DA) on behalf of beneficiaries, who reportedly did not get their social grants at Rabasotho Community Centre in Tembisa on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Seized Indian Cargo Ship Taken to Hobyo Coast

[Shabelle] An Indian registered cargo ship that was hijacked by suspected Somali pirates is now in the vicinity of Hobyo, a major meeting point of pirates when they were most active in 2011, the EU Naval Force said, giving a location for the vessel for…

[Shabelle] An Indian registered cargo ship that was hijacked by suspected Somali pirates is now in the vicinity of Hobyo, a major meeting point of pirates when they were most active in 2011, the EU Naval Force said, giving a location for the vessel for the first time.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Govt Extends Emergency As Old Antagonisms Fester

[IRIN] Gondar -The Ethiopian government has extended a nationwide state of emergency for four months, hailing it as successful in restoring stability after almost a year of popular protests and crackdowns that cost hundreds of lives.

[IRIN] Gondar -The Ethiopian government has extended a nationwide state of emergency for four months, hailing it as successful in restoring stability after almost a year of popular protests and crackdowns that cost hundreds of lives.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia