President Cyril Ramaphosa Appoints High-Level Review Panel On State Security Agency

[Govt of SA] President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed a high-level review panel to assess the mandate, capacity and organisational integrity of the State Security Agency (SSA).

[Govt of SA] President Cyril Ramaphosa has appointed a high-level review panel to assess the mandate, capacity and organisational integrity of the State Security Agency (SSA).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Teacher in Court On Abduction, Sex Acts Charges

[Namibian] A 45-year-old teacher at the Suiderlig Secondary School at Keetmanshoop, who is accused of abducting a 15-year-old Grade 9 girl and having inappropriate sexual contact with her, made a first appearance in court at the town yesterday.

[Namibian] A 45-year-old teacher at the Suiderlig Secondary School at Keetmanshoop, who is accused of abducting a 15-year-old Grade 9 girl and having inappropriate sexual contact with her, made a first appearance in court at the town yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Govt Targets 200 More Oil Wells in Petrodollar Rush

[East African] Kenya has set a target of drilling over 200 more oil production wells that will pour forth up to 80,000 barrels of crude per day as the government eyes early petrodollars.

[East African] Kenya has set a target of drilling over 200 more oil production wells that will pour forth up to 80,000 barrels of crude per day as the government eyes early petrodollars.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Private Chinese Meeting Haunts Geingob

[Namibian] President Hage Geingob has said he met the head of the Chinese company that had an aborted partnership with the Roads Contractor Company a month after the agreement was signed.

[Namibian] President Hage Geingob has said he met the head of the Chinese company that had an aborted partnership with the Roads Contractor Company a month after the agreement was signed.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Child Sex for a Dollar On Kenya’s Palm-Fringed Beaches

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Diani, Kenya -“It’s easy to get men. I find them at the market, concerts, weddings and on the beach. Most girls in my village do it. I can get 100 ($1) to 500 shillings. Sometimes a tourist will give 1,000 ($10).”

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Diani, Kenya -"It's easy to get men. I find them at the market, concerts, weddings and on the beach. Most girls in my village do it. I can get 100 ($1) to 500 shillings. Sometimes a tourist will give 1,000 ($10)."

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Minister Wants Babies Inspected for FGM

[Citizen] Arusha -Deputy Minister for Health, Community Development, Elderly and Children Dr Faustine Ndugulile has directed health service providers to inspect all babies attending clinics, to identify victims of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

[Citizen] Arusha -Deputy Minister for Health, Community Development, Elderly and Children Dr Faustine Ndugulile has directed health service providers to inspect all babies attending clinics, to identify victims of Female Genital Mutilation (FGM).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Presidential Elections Critical to Consolidate Democracy, Says UN Peacekeeping Chief

[UN News] Though the past 12 months had been the most encouraging in terms of advancing the peace process in Mali, security challenges still pose a dangerous threat, with civilians and security forces still being attacked, the top United Nations peacek…

[UN News] Though the past 12 months had been the most encouraging in terms of advancing the peace process in Mali, security challenges still pose a dangerous threat, with civilians and security forces still being attacked, the top United Nations peacekeeping official told the Security Council on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Makers of Dabanga – the Story of Ibrahim Jadelkarim

[Radio Dabanga] Amsterdam -A number of experienced journalists make the daily news broadcasts of Radio Dabanga possible. Today we are asking editor and program maker Ibrahim Jadelkarim why he had to leave Sudan and why Radio Dabanga is close to his heart.

[Radio Dabanga] Amsterdam -A number of experienced journalists make the daily news broadcasts of Radio Dabanga possible. Today we are asking editor and program maker Ibrahim Jadelkarim why he had to leave Sudan and why Radio Dabanga is close to his heart.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan