Man Hangs Himself After Wife Joins Savings Scheme

[Malawi News Agency] Rumphi -A 42-year-old man over the weekend hanged himself after picking a quarrel with his wife who had allegedly joined a Village Savings and Loans (VSL) group without informing him.

[Malawi News Agency] Rumphi -A 42-year-old man over the weekend hanged himself after picking a quarrel with his wife who had allegedly joined a Village Savings and Loans (VSL) group without informing him.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Day Dedicated to Combatants, ‘A Bone of Contention’

[Iwacu] Burundi ruling CNDD-FDD celebrates the week dedicated to combatants to pay tribute to the valiant fighters who died on the battlefield. The party’s leaders say Burundi got peace and democracy on 16 November 2003 when the rebel movement CNDD-FDD…

[Iwacu] Burundi ruling CNDD-FDD celebrates the week dedicated to combatants to pay tribute to the valiant fighters who died on the battlefield. The party's leaders say Burundi got peace and democracy on 16 November 2003 when the rebel movement CNDD-FDD signed a global cease-fire with the transitional government of the time. Some politicians accuse the ruling party of excluding other war veterans.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

‘A Child-a Roof, Far From Being Reality in Burundi’ Says Activist

[Iwacu] The number of street children in different cities of Burundi grows day by day. Children’s rights activist asks for the government’s collaboration to improve their living conditions.

[Iwacu] The number of street children in different cities of Burundi grows day by day. Children's rights activist asks for the government's collaboration to improve their living conditions.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

UL Students Disrupt Honoring Program

[Observer] A special program organized by the administration of the University of Liberia (UL) to induct honor students was last Friday disrupted by protesting students demanding an extension of the registration process, a UL release said.

[Observer] A special program organized by the administration of the University of Liberia (UL) to induct honor students was last Friday disrupted by protesting students demanding an extension of the registration process, a UL release said.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Gbarnga Feuds Over Naming of Street in Sen. Taylor’s Honor

[Observer] The naming of a street in honor of Bong County Senator Jewel Howard-Taylor in the provincial capital of Gbarnga has created intense confusion as some eminent citizens are now distancing themselves from the decision, which they said was not r…

[Observer] The naming of a street in honor of Bong County Senator Jewel Howard-Taylor in the provincial capital of Gbarnga has created intense confusion as some eminent citizens are now distancing themselves from the decision, which they said was not reached by consensus. The move to honor Sen. Taylor has backfired with council members differing with former Mayor Melvin Cole.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Naymote Enhances Role of Youth in Political Process

[Observer] NAYMOTE Partners for Democratic Development has continued to intensify its youth peace and reconciliation dialogues among young people in political parties and statutory youth organizations. The dialogue was held to develop a sense of onenes…

[Observer] NAYMOTE Partners for Democratic Development has continued to intensify its youth peace and reconciliation dialogues among young people in political parties and statutory youth organizations. The dialogue was held to develop a sense of oneness among young people from different political intuitions as well as to garner their opinions on the lessons learned during the first round of the 2017 elections and how these lessons can be used to inform decisions during the runoff and future elections to prevent elect

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Progressive Botswana Court Affirms That Legal Recognition of Gender Identity At Core of Human Dignity

[Daily Maverick] For the second time in two years, the Botswana courts have shown themselves to be champions of jurisprudence which acknowledges the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons and their right to equal protection before the…

[Daily Maverick] For the second time in two years, the Botswana courts have shown themselves to be champions of jurisprudence which acknowledges the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender persons and their right to equal protection before the law. By TASHWILL ESTERHUIZEN.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana