Girls As Young As 12 Forced Into Sex Work by Poverty

[New Zimbabwe] Girls as young as 12 in the country’s HIV hot spots are selling sex for empty beer bottles, a research done by a local children’s rights lobby organization has revealed.

[New Zimbabwe] Girls as young as 12 in the country's HIV hot spots are selling sex for empty beer bottles, a research done by a local children's rights lobby organization has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Security Agents Pin Bosses At Museveni Meeting

[Observer] Before a meeting with a team of security agents led by Police chief Kale Kayihura at State House Entebbe on May 31, President Museveni separately met with mid-level police leadership and their intelligence counterparts from around the country.

[Observer] Before a meeting with a team of security agents led by Police chief Kale Kayihura at State House Entebbe on May 31, President Museveni separately met with mid-level police leadership and their intelligence counterparts from around the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Barsosio Sets New Record in Ceske Budejovice

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Fighting unseasonably warm conditions, Agnes Jeruto Barsosio of Kenya set a new race record to highlight the sixth Ceske Budejovice Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Saturday.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Fighting unseasonably warm conditions, Agnes Jeruto Barsosio of Kenya set a new race record to highlight the sixth Ceske Budejovice Half Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road Race, on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

China Delivers Food Assistance to Somalia Through the ‘Maritime Silk Road’

[WFP] With this contribution, WFP has procured more than 2821.75 metric tonnes of rice from China. Distribution of the Chinese rice will begin as soon as it arrives in Somalia and will provide critical food assistance to drought-affected people in 18 r…

[WFP] With this contribution, WFP has procured more than 2821.75 metric tonnes of rice from China. Distribution of the Chinese rice will begin as soon as it arrives in Somalia and will provide critical food assistance to drought-affected people in 18 regions of Somalia. Together with China's contributions of rice, sorghum and Plumpy Sup (a nutritious paste), there is enough food to feed approximately 223,500 people for four months.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Question and Answer On the Right to Strike

[HRInfo] After Al-Maadi Misdemnour Court sentenced 32 workers from Tora Cement to prison against the backdrop of their legitimate protests denouncing their deteriorating working conditions, ANHRI publishes a series of simplified short papers on the rig…

[HRInfo] After Al-Maadi Misdemnour Court sentenced 32 workers from Tora Cement to prison against the backdrop of their legitimate protests denouncing their deteriorating working conditions, ANHRI publishes a series of simplified short papers on the right to strike in the form of questions and answers, in a way to support the right of all paid workers to stage a strike or protest calling for appropriate working conditions.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

If I Was an African President, I Wouldn’t Quit Power Either

[Observer] I am writing this article between breaks at an international conference on ‘Relearning to be human for global times’ organised by Makerere University’s department of philosophy in partnership with the Council for Research in Values and Philo…

[Observer] I am writing this article between breaks at an international conference on 'Relearning to be human for global times' organised by Makerere University's department of philosophy in partnership with the Council for Research in Values and Philosophy. It is an interesting coincidence how the conference theme speaks to my musings.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

(Special for CAFs) Chinese Doctors Donate Food Items to South Sudanese Orphanage

[Focac] Juba -A team of Chinese medical doctors working in South Sudan on Thursday marked the International Children’s Day by donating assorted items and offering free medical service to children at the state-owned Juba Orphanage.

[Focac] Juba -A team of Chinese medical doctors working in South Sudan on Thursday marked the International Children's Day by donating assorted items and offering free medical service to children at the state-owned Juba Orphanage.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Will Minimum Wage Chase Away Investors?

[Observer] Cabinet is looking into a proposal to have new monthly minimum wage for workers pegged at Shs 136,000.This is expected to end the apparent exploitation low-end workers, including domestic workers and security who earn as little as Shs 50,000…

[Observer] Cabinet is looking into a proposal to have new monthly minimum wage for workers pegged at Shs 136,000.This is expected to end the apparent exploitation low-end workers, including domestic workers and security who earn as little as Shs 50,000 per month.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda