Registrar General in Voter Suppression Scandal

[Kubatana.net] The Election Resource Centre (ERC), through its call center and accredited observers, has unearthed a voter suppression drive by the Registrar General. The drive, aimed at disenfranchising urban, Matabeleland-based and “alien” voters was…

[Kubatana.net] The Election Resource Centre (ERC), through its call center and accredited observers, has unearthed a voter suppression drive by the Registrar General. The drive, aimed at disenfranchising urban, Matabeleland-based and "alien" voters was confirmed by citizens who were denied, delayed or turned away from accessing identity documents, crucial for registering to vote.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Britain to Put Women At Heart of Peace Work in Iraq, Nigeria and South Sudan

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Britain announced on Tuesday it would be putting girls and women at the heart of its work to end conflict in nine countries including Iraq, Nigeria and South Sudan.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Britain announced on Tuesday it would be putting girls and women at the heart of its work to end conflict in nine countries including Iraq, Nigeria and South Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Somalia to Probe Evictions of Thousands of Displaced Families

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -The Somali government responded to widespread criticism by aid agencies on Wednesday, promising to investigate reports that thousands of families fleeing drought and conflict were forcefully evicted from more than …

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -The Somali government responded to widespread criticism by aid agencies on Wednesday, promising to investigate reports that thousands of families fleeing drought and conflict were forcefully evicted from more than 20 informal camps.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Rivalry Forces Nasa to Shift People’s Assembly Meeting Venue

[Nation] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) has been forced to shift the venue of a people’s assembly meeting from Migori to Homa Bay following fears that rivalry among local leaders could pour into the rally.

[Nation] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) has been forced to shift the venue of a people's assembly meeting from Migori to Homa Bay following fears that rivalry among local leaders could pour into the rally.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Dollar Rain As Ajimobi’s Son Prepares to Wed Ganduje’s Daughter

[Premium Times] It is no longer news that Fatima, daughter of Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, and Idris, the only son of Oyo State’s Governor Abiola Ajimobi, are getting married soon.

[Premium Times] It is no longer news that Fatima, daughter of Kano State Governor, Abdullahi Ganduje of Kano State, and Idris, the only son of Oyo State's Governor Abiola Ajimobi, are getting married soon.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Famine Threatens Conflict-Hit Central Congo As Aid Dries Up – UN

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Hundreds of thousands of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo could soon starve to death with famine looming due to widespread conflict, displacement and a lack of funding, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Hundreds of thousands of people in the Democratic Republic of Congo could soon starve to death with famine looming due to widespread conflict, displacement and a lack of funding, the United Nations said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Eight Issues in Obasanjo’s Statement Nigerian Govt Did Not Respond to

[Premium Times] On Wednesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, responded to the 13-page statement by former President Olusegun Obasanjo which rated the performance of the Muhammadu Buhari administration as below par.

[Premium Times] On Wednesday, the Minister of Information and Culture, Lai Mohammed, responded to the 13-page statement by former President Olusegun Obasanjo which rated the performance of the Muhammadu Buhari administration as below par.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sugu, Co-Accused Start to Defend Themselves

[Citizen] Mbeya -Mbeya Urban MP Joseph Mbilinyi, alias Sugu, and Chadema’s Southern Highlands Zone secretary, Mr Emmanuel Masonga, will on Thursday start to defend themselves in the sedition case brought against them.

[Citizen] Mbeya -Mbeya Urban MP Joseph Mbilinyi, alias Sugu, and Chadema's Southern Highlands Zone secretary, Mr Emmanuel Masonga, will on Thursday start to defend themselves in the sedition case brought against them.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania