Man Sentenced to 14 Years Over Sex Assault

[Malawi News Agency] Mchinji -The First Grade Magistrate court in Mchinji on Friday slapped 42 year old Boston William with 14 years imprisonment with hard labor after finding him guilty of defiling an 11 year old girl.

[Malawi News Agency] Mchinji -The First Grade Magistrate court in Mchinji on Friday slapped 42 year old Boston William with 14 years imprisonment with hard labor after finding him guilty of defiling an 11 year old girl.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Selling Elephants to Questionable Chinese Destinations Damages Country’s Tourism, Say Critics

[Daily Maverick] By the time Zimbabwe’s new political winds of change reach its wildlife practices – the heart of its potential tourism industry – they appear to ebb to a light Chinese breeze. It appears to be business as usual, writes DON PINNOCK, and…

[Daily Maverick] By the time Zimbabwe's new political winds of change reach its wildlife practices - the heart of its potential tourism industry - they appear to ebb to a light Chinese breeze. It appears to be business as usual, writes DON PINNOCK, and that's not good news for elephants.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UNICEF Says Death of Its Somalia Contractor Being Probed

[Shabelle] The United Nations Children’s Fund UNICEF said Saturday that investigation is underway after the fatal shooting of its contractor inside the UN agency’s compound in Mogadishu on Friday.

[Shabelle] The United Nations Children's Fund UNICEF said Saturday that investigation is underway after the fatal shooting of its contractor inside the UN agency's compound in Mogadishu on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Opposition Calls for Mass Demonstrations

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Various opposition groups in Sudan have expressed their support of a mass rally scheduled to take place in Khartoum on Wednesday in protest against the recent austerity measures and the crackdown on civic liberties in the coun…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Various opposition groups in Sudan have expressed their support of a mass rally scheduled to take place in Khartoum on Wednesday in protest against the recent austerity measures and the crackdown on civic liberties in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Activists Held in Kordofan, Khartoum Detainees Moved to Darfur Prisons

[Radio Dabanga] El Obeid / Khartoum -Agents of the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) detained three leading members of the National Umma Party (NUP) in El Obeid, capital of North Kordofan, on Sunday. Mohamed Abdallah El Doma, NUP Co-Vic…

[Radio Dabanga] El Obeid / Khartoum -Agents of the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) detained three leading members of the National Umma Party (NUP) in El Obeid, capital of North Kordofan, on Sunday. Mohamed Abdallah El Doma, NUP Co-Vice-President and head of the Darfur Bar Association has reportedly been transferred to the notorious Shala Prison in North Darfur's El Fasher. Other political leaders were transported to Central Darfur.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

UNAMID to Open Temporary Base in Darfur’s Jebel Marra

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -The UN-AU Mission in Darfur (Unamid) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Sudan on Sunday concerning the opening of a temporary operating base in Golo, in Jebel Marra in Central Darfur.

[Radio Dabanga] El Fasher -The UN-AU Mission in Darfur (Unamid) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Government of Sudan on Sunday concerning the opening of a temporary operating base in Golo, in Jebel Marra in Central Darfur.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Pharmacies On Strike in Sudan Capital

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -More than 200 pharmacies in Khartoum closed their doors on Sunday in protest against new measures taken by the Medicines and Toxics Council.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -More than 200 pharmacies in Khartoum closed their doors on Sunday in protest against new measures taken by the Medicines and Toxics Council.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan