Social Media is Latest Tool Against Gender Violence

[VOA] Amadi Onyekachi says she was sexually assaulted by a Nigerian police officer in mid-October. Initially, she felt she would never get justice because there was “no way” she would report the incident to local police.

[VOA] Amadi Onyekachi says she was sexually assaulted by a Nigerian police officer in mid-October. Initially, she felt she would never get justice because there was "no way" she would report the incident to local police.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

1,000 Amisom Troops Leave in Gradual Pullout

[Nation] The first batch of 1,000 troops operating under the African Union Mission in Somalia have left Mogadishu but the country still faces challenges in transitioning from the multinational force to the local one.

[Nation] The first batch of 1,000 troops operating under the African Union Mission in Somalia have left Mogadishu but the country still faces challenges in transitioning from the multinational force to the local one.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Mali Hopes to Revive Industry and Increase Exports

[VOA] The shops in Mali are full of imported goods from Europe, the Middle East and Asia. This, Mali’s captains of industry maintain, is not necessary. Mali can produce a lot of what it consumes at home. But for that to happen, there needs to be a whol…

[VOA] The shops in Mali are full of imported goods from Europe, the Middle East and Asia. This, Mali's captains of industry maintain, is not necessary. Mali can produce a lot of what it consumes at home. But for that to happen, there needs to be a wholesale revival of its industrial sector. Can it be done?

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Revellers Flock to the Sea in Their Thousands

[News24Wire] Holidaymakers flocked to Cape Town’s beaches and pools early on the Day of Goodwill (aka Boxing Day), standing in lengthy queues and creating major traffic jams.

[News24Wire] Holidaymakers flocked to Cape Town's beaches and pools early on the Day of Goodwill (aka Boxing Day), standing in lengthy queues and creating major traffic jams.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

KNUT Cites Gaps in Roll Out of New Curriculum

[Nation] Knut has issued a harsh critique of the new curriculum set to be rolled out next week in nursery and primary schools, describing it as a tragedy to the education system.

[Nation] Knut has issued a harsh critique of the new curriculum set to be rolled out next week in nursery and primary schools, describing it as a tragedy to the education system.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

300 Lose Homes After Cape Town Fire

[News24Wire] Three hundred residents of the Valhalla Park informal settlement were left without shelter after their homes were destroyed in a fire on Monday, the City of Cape Town said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Three hundred residents of the Valhalla Park informal settlement were left without shelter after their homes were destroyed in a fire on Monday, the City of Cape Town said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zim First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa Spends Christmas With Female Inmates

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa reportedly visited and distributed some goodies to female inmates and their children at Chikurubi prison in Harare on Christmas Day.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa reportedly visited and distributed some goodies to female inmates and their children at Chikurubi prison in Harare on Christmas Day.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa