Activists Demand Freedom for Jailed Kabila Critics

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -RIGHTS groups are demanding the release of human rights and pro-democracy activists arrested for opposing President Joseph Kabila’s continued stay in power in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Nine activists were arrested in Mbuji-…

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -RIGHTS groups are demanding the release of human rights and pro-democracy activists arrested for opposing President Joseph Kabila's continued stay in power in the Democratic Republic of Congo. Nine activists were arrested in Mbuji-Mayi in the troubled Kasai region and the second capital Lubumbashi in July. The nine activists are among hundreds arrested since 2015 as part of the government's widespread crackdown on people who have opposed Kabila's effort to remain in power beyond his constitutionally mandat

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Minister Faith Muthambi – Unannounced Visits to Service Delivery Points

[Govt of SA] Remarks by the Minister for the Public Service and Administration Ms Faith Muthambi, MP, on the occasion of unannounced visits to service delivery points in Polokwane

[Govt of SA] Remarks by the Minister for the Public Service and Administration Ms Faith Muthambi, MP, on the occasion of unannounced visits to service delivery points in Polokwane

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ummy Pushes for ICU Services

[Daily News] THE Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elders and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu, has urged District and Regional hospitals in the country to make sure they have Intensive Care Units (ICUs) in order to reduce the deaths caused d…

[Daily News] THE Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elders and Children, Ms Ummy Mwalimu, has urged District and Regional hospitals in the country to make sure they have Intensive Care Units (ICUs) in order to reduce the deaths caused due to lack of such essential services.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Zuma Receives Recommendations of Names for Broadcasting Board

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma is still considering the recommendation received from the National Assembly of the names of persons recommended for appointment to the Board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC).

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma is still considering the recommendation received from the National Assembly of the names of persons recommended for appointment to the Board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Six to Hang for Murdering Relative

[Citizen] Sumbawanga -The High Court has sentenced six residents of Kalambo District in Rukwa Region to hang after they were found guilty of killing their relative, Mr Raymond Kamande, whom they accused of witchcraft.

[Citizen] Sumbawanga -The High Court has sentenced six residents of Kalambo District in Rukwa Region to hang after they were found guilty of killing their relative, Mr Raymond Kamande, whom they accused of witchcraft.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Jubilee Says Nasa Protests Show Odinga is Not Ready for Election

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto have maintained that the opposition is not ready for the repeat election, following its fresh demands and street protests against the electoral commission.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto have maintained that the opposition is not ready for the repeat election, following its fresh demands and street protests against the electoral commission.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Twin Businessmen Set Free Over Death Threats Claim

[Citizen] The Resident Magistrate’s Court in Singida Region has dropped a case against twin businessmen after the prosecution failed to prove a charge that was facing them of threatening to kill members of the region’s Press Club (Sinpress).

[Citizen] The Resident Magistrate's Court in Singida Region has dropped a case against twin businessmen after the prosecution failed to prove a charge that was facing them of threatening to kill members of the region's Press Club (Sinpress).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

EALA Impasse May Land Kenya in Trouble

[Citizen] Arusha -With the Jubilee and Nasa leaders still arguing on the re-run of the Kenya presidential election, the government may face a court action over its failure to nominate the country’s representatives to the East African Legislative Assemb…

[Citizen] Arusha -With the Jubilee and Nasa leaders still arguing on the re-run of the Kenya presidential election, the government may face a court action over its failure to nominate the country's representatives to the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Shack Dwellers Warn of More Protests Over Electricity

[News24Wire] Three times over the past 20 years, Noxolo Silala from Simanyene in Lwandle, Strand, has had to rebuild her life after losing everything in shack fires which ravaged all she had managed to scrape together with the meagre wages she earns as…

[News24Wire] Three times over the past 20 years, Noxolo Silala from Simanyene in Lwandle, Strand, has had to rebuild her life after losing everything in shack fires which ravaged all she had managed to scrape together with the meagre wages she earns as a domestic worker.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa