October 25

  • Zimbabwe: Child Abuse Still Rampant in Homes

    The Herald

    CHILD abuse occurs when children are being treated unfairly, improperly or wrongfully. The abuse comes in different types which include labour, sexually, physically and... Read more »

October 24

October 23

  • Nigeria: Boko Haram Kidnaps More Girls

    Deutsche Welle

    According to reports from Nigeria, Boko Haram Islamists have kidnapped dozens of women and girls. The events throw further doubt on talks supposed to result in the freedom of 200... Read more »

  • Central African Republic: Bemba's Lawyer, Aides Released

    Bemba Trial Website

    Today, Jean Pierre Bemba's former lead defense lawyer and two associates were released from International Criminal Court (ICC) detention. The trio, along with another former lawyer... Read more »

  • Uganda: Activists Fear 'Nonsensical' HIV Law Increases Child Infections

    Key Correspondents

    Medical experts and HIV activists fear Uganda's HIV and AIDS Prevention and Control Act is having the opposite effect and causing people to shy away from seeking treatment. Read more »

  • Africa: Towards Politically Smart, Locally Led Development [analysis]

    African Arguments

    Last year, Diana Cammack and I concluded our book on Governance for Development in Africa with the thought that more aid for development should be delivered by organisations that... Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: Journalist Attacked, Detained for Recording Police in Zimbabwe [press release]


    Police and politicians in Zimbabwe should respect the right of journalists to report the news without fear of intimidation or violence, the Committee to Protect Journalists said... Read more »

  • West Africa: Italian Senators Adopt Two Motions of Support to Western Sahara

    Algerie Presse Service

    Two motions of support for the Saharawi cause were adopted by the Upper House of the Italian Republic, according to the resolutions published in Rome by the institution. Read more »

  • Liberia: Gay Community Under Attack in Liberia Over Ebola Outbreak

    Thomson Reuters Foundation

    Leroy Ponpon doesn't know whether to lock himself in his flat in Monrovia because of the deadly Ebola virus, or because he is gay. Christian churches' recent linking of the two... Read more »

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