How Women Are Pushing Back Against Rape Culture in South Africa

[Deutsche Welle] South Africa’s sexual offense statistics are alarming. A high-profile court case sparked a national debate about rape culture as well as the formation of a group that is fighting for justice for survivors.

[Deutsche Welle] South Africa's sexual offense statistics are alarming. A high-profile court case sparked a national debate about rape culture as well as the formation of a group that is fighting for justice for survivors.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Court Orders Catholic Bishops to Pay Restaurant U.S.$126,000

[Nation] Catholic bishops will now have to pay a city restaurant Sh13 million for abruptly stopping a six-year business deal to rent space at Waumini House in Westlands, Nairobi.

[Nation] Catholic bishops will now have to pay a city restaurant Sh13 million for abruptly stopping a six-year business deal to rent space at Waumini House in Westlands, Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Top Officials Questioned Over Alleged Tax Certificate Forgery By Firms

[Premium Times] A House of Representatives committee on Tuesday threatened to handover some companies involved in the procurement of pre-shipment inspection contracts, who allegedly forged tax certificates, to anti-graft agencies for prosecution.

[Premium Times] A House of Representatives committee on Tuesday threatened to handover some companies involved in the procurement of pre-shipment inspection contracts, who allegedly forged tax certificates, to anti-graft agencies for prosecution.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Western Cape Haven Shelters Accommodate 200 Extra People in Storm

[News24Wire] Roughly 200 additional homeless individuals were accommodated in 15 Haven Night Shelters across the Western Cape as weather conditions continued to deteriorate.

[News24Wire] Roughly 200 additional homeless individuals were accommodated in 15 Haven Night Shelters across the Western Cape as weather conditions continued to deteriorate.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why Buhari Is Promoting a New Vision for Niger Delta – Osinbajo

[Leadership] The Buhari administration is promoting a new way of thinking and engagement that will secure the development of the Niger Delta and the entire country, according to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

[Leadership] The Buhari administration is promoting a new way of thinking and engagement that will secure the development of the Niger Delta and the entire country, according to Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, SAN.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Unemployment Rises to 14.2 Percent in Q4 2016

[This Day] Abuja -The unemployment report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) Tuesday has shown that no fewer than 5.5 million Nigerians became unemployed in the two years of the Muhammadu Buhari administration, even as the unemployment…

[This Day] Abuja -The unemployment report released by the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) Tuesday has shown that no fewer than 5.5 million Nigerians became unemployed in the two years of the Muhammadu Buhari administration, even as the unemployment rate rose to 14.2 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2016, from 13.9 per cent in the preceding quarter.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Orders Permanent Forfeiture of Ikoyi Billions

[This Day] Following the failure of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) to come forward to lay claim to the ownership of $43,449,947; £27,800 and N23,218,000 (N13.3 billion) discovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in an Ikoyi apartment on April 12, 2017, Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court, Lagos, Tuesday ordered the final forfeiture of the cash haul to the federal government.

[This Day] Following the failure of the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) to come forward to lay claim to the ownership of $43,449,947; £27,800 and N23,218,000 (N13.3 billion) discovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in an Ikoyi apartment on April 12, 2017, Justice Muslim Hassan of the Federal High Court, Lagos, Tuesday ordered the final forfeiture of the cash haul to the federal government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria