Criminals Prey On Vastrap’s Disabled Residents

[GroundUp] For more than four years, 20 people with disabilities and their families have been living in shipping containers in Vastrap informal settlement in Port Elizabeth. Now at last they are to be moved to newly built houses, says the ward councill…

[GroundUp] For more than four years, 20 people with disabilities and their families have been living in shipping containers in Vastrap informal settlement in Port Elizabeth. Now at last they are to be moved to newly built houses, says the ward councillor. But residents are sceptical.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Investigating Officer in Verulam Girl’s Rape Case Removed – KZN Police

[News24Wire] The investigating officer in the case of the 10-year-old Verulam girl, who was allegedly raped by her stepfather for the past five years, has been removed from the case due to negligence, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The investigating officer in the case of the 10-year-old Verulam girl, who was allegedly raped by her stepfather for the past five years, has been removed from the case due to negligence, KwaZulu-Natal police said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Parirenyatwa Clarifies Position on Marijuana Farming

[Kubatana.net] The Minister Health and Child Welfare, Dr. David Parirenyatwa, has clarified the government’s position for growing cannabis for medicinal and scientific purposes.

[Kubatana.net] The Minister Health and Child Welfare, Dr. David Parirenyatwa, has clarified the government's position for growing cannabis for medicinal and scientific purposes.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Turning Trains to Moving Billboards

[This Day] With the gradual revamp of the rail transportation system in Nigeria, advertisers are beginning to see the platform as another viable way to reach their target audience. Raheem Akingbolu reports

[This Day] With the gradual revamp of the rail transportation system in Nigeria, advertisers are beginning to see the platform as another viable way to reach their target audience. Raheem Akingbolu reports

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

What Are the Limits of Our Right to Know? an Apartheid-Era Crookery Case Will Provide the Answer

[GroundUp] Three men implicated in apartheid-era crookery are at the centre of a case that will shed light on how much information the public can have access to.

[GroundUp] Three men implicated in apartheid-era crookery are at the centre of a case that will shed light on how much information the public can have access to.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Pupil, 10, Dies After Falling Into 100 Feet Well

[Nation] A Standard Three pupil at Mukoyani Primary School in Kakamega South sub-county has died after he fell into a 100 feet well in the school compound, triggering angry protests by parents.

[Nation] A Standard Three pupil at Mukoyani Primary School in Kakamega South sub-county has died after he fell into a 100 feet well in the school compound, triggering angry protests by parents.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mickey Mouse Brightens Day for Young Cancer Patients

[Namibia Economist] Children in the cancer ward of the Windhoek Central Hospital were delighted last week when Micky Mouse and his consort, Minnie, visited them for a day full of fun and unexpected gifts.

[Namibia Economist] Children in the cancer ward of the Windhoek Central Hospital were delighted last week when Micky Mouse and his consort, Minnie, visited them for a day full of fun and unexpected gifts.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

TCAA Boss Appointed Africa Aviation Chairperson

[Daily News] DIRECTOR General of Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA), Mr Hamza Johari has been confirmed as Chairman of the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) – Africa Region for a period of three years.

[Daily News] DIRECTOR General of Tanzania Civil Aviation Authority (TCAA), Mr Hamza Johari has been confirmed as Chairman of the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) - Africa Region for a period of three years.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania