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- Namibia: Rural Women Strive for Empowerment, Independenceby Namibian on 22/09/2021 at 16:18
[Namibian] WOMEN from various walks of life recently gathered at the Rural Women's Assembly at Braunfels at Khorixas to discuss their hardships and to promote rural women's empowerment.
- Namibia: Celebrating World Rhino Dayby Namibian on 22/09/2021 at 16:16
[Namibian] WORLD Rhino Day will be commemorated with music and soccer at the Herbert Conradie Stadium at Khorixas this weekend. The event will be held under the theme 'Keeping the Five Alive'.
- Namibia: Prosecutor General Wins Appeal On Organised Crime Lawby Namibian on 22/09/2021 at 16:11
[Namibian] The prosecutor general has won a Supreme Court appeal on Prevention of Organised Crime Act proceedings against a Chinese-owned close corporation allegedly involved in a multimillion-dollar customs scam that was uncovered near the end of 2016.
- Namibia: Education Minister Kandjii-Murangi Rejects Student Village Corruption Claimsby Namibian on 22/09/2021 at 16:09
[Namibian] MINISTER of higher education, technology and innovation Itah Kandjii-Murangi has denied corruption claims in the manner in which the student village project is being handled.
- Ethiopia: 30 Organizations Issue Appeal on Ending Violence and Famine in Tigrayby Refugees International on 22/09/2021 at 15:48
[Refugees International] As the United National General Assembly continues in New York, 30 organizations issued a joint open letter to UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and permanent representatives of Security Council member states calling on them to take urgent action to end violence and famine in Tigray, northern Ethiopia.
- Zimbabwe: ConCourt Quashes High Court Ruling, Elongates Malaba Tenureby New Zimbabwe on 22/09/2021 at 15:30
[New Zimbabwe] THE Constitutional Court has brought to an end legal battles against Chief Justice Luke Malaba after it set aside a High Court judgement which had ended his career on May 15 this year.
- Mozambique: Govt Approves Reconstruction Plan for Cabo Delgadoby AIM on 22/09/2021 at 15:28
[AIM] Maputo -- The Mozambican government has approved the Reconstruction Plan for the northern province of Cabo Delgado, which envisages the restoration of social and economic infrastructures wrecked during the incursions by ISIS terrorists.
- South Africa: Were The Cradock Four Sacrificed at Altar of Democracy in South Africa?by allAfrica on 22/09/2021 at 14:49
[allAfrica] Cape Town -- June 27, 1985. The day that changed the lives of four families forever -- a day that robbed Nomonde Calata, Nyameka Goniwe, Sindiswa Mkhonto and Nombuyiselo Mhlauli of their husbands -- men who were fathers, brothers, and friends. It is on this day that Matthew Goniwe, Fort Calata, Sparrow Mkhonto and Sicelo Mhlauli would pay the ultimate price at the hands of the a partheid government's security forces. Putting into action a directive taken at parliament to remove Goniwe and Calata from society.
- Kenya: Drought - Lamu Herders Ask to Access Private Ranchesby Nation on 22/09/2021 at 14:23
[Nation] Pastoralist communities in Lamu County are pleading with county officials to initiate talks with ranch owners so they can be allowed to graze their livestock on private land.
- Tanzania: Director of Public Prosecutions Sets Free Lissu and Two Journalistsby Daily News on 22/09/2021 at 14:05
[Daily News] THE Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) Wednesday dropped the seditious charges against Politician Tundu Lissu and three others, which were pending before the Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in Dar es Salaam.
- Kenya: What Kenyan Midwives Wantby Nation on 22/09/2021 at 14:02
[Nation] "Despite their life-affirming role in providing healthcare for women, midwives are the least paid healthcare workers," said Angela Nguku, founder and executive director, White Ribbon Alliance Kenya (WRA Kenya), during the launch of a report on what midwives want on September 22 in Kisumu.
- Malawi: Man Jailed 14-Years for Defiling, Impregnating Stepdaughterby Nyasa Times on 22/09/2021 at 13:07
[Nyasa Times] Mangochi First Grade Magistrate's Court on Tuesday, September 22, 2021 convicted and sentenced Stewart Bello to 14 years imprisonment with hard labour for defiling and impregnating his 15-year-old stepdaughter, contrary to section 138 of the penal code.
- Kenya: Police on the Spot Over Enforced Disappearances, Arbitrary Detentionsby Capital FM on 22/09/2021 at 12:51
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenyan security agencies are on the spot following the recent rise in the cases of enforced disappearances and kidnappings in the country.
- Namibia: Witness Narrates Ordeal With 'Serial Rapist'by New Era on 22/09/2021 at 12:49
[New Era] One of the victims of multiple rape accused Gavin Gawanab testified yesterday about an altercation in which she was involved with him.
- Kenya: Marathon Queen Mary Keitany Retiresby Nation on 22/09/2021 at 12:44
[Nation] Kenyan running great Mary Keitany has announced her retirement from athletics.
- Cameroon: Samuel Eto'o to Vie for Football Federation Presidential Seatby Nation on 22/09/2021 at 12:44
[Nation] Yaounde -- Four-time African player of the year, Samuel Eto'o Fils has declared his interest in the presidency of the Cameroon Football Federation, Fecafoot.
- Namibia: Heat Turned Up On Genocide Dealby Namibian on 22/09/2021 at 12:28
[Namibian] Popular Democratic Movement (PDM) leader McHenry Venaani yesterday claimed president Hage Geingob recently asked him to accept the German genocide deal offer, although it included no legal obligation for the former colonial power.
- Nigeria: Senate Approves 112 As Toll-Free Emergency Numberby Leadership on 22/09/2021 at 12:11
[Leadership] The Senate on Tuesday passed a bill seeking to establish the Nationwide Emergency Communications Service.
- Somalia: Somaliland Representatives End Tiff, Agree On Senator Nomination Listby East African on 22/09/2021 at 11:33
[East African] Somalia's northern regions will now begin electing representatives to the Senate, after two key leaders agreed on a joint nomination for candidates.
- Tanzania: DPP Drops Sedition Charges Against Tundu Lissuby Citizen on 22/09/2021 at 10:44
[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -- The Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court has dismissed a sedition case that Chadema's deputy chairman, Tundu Lissu and four others were facing.
- Lesotho: Makhakhe Crashes Out of Jozi Openby Lesotho Times on 22/09/2021 at 10:15
[Lesotho Times] Tennis sensation, Neo Makhakhe, crashed out of the ongoing Jozi Open Tournament after losing 2-1 to South African, Da-Niel Kotze, on Sunday.
- Zimbabwe: Senior Cop Denied Bail, to Spend Two Weeks Behind Barsby The Herald on 22/09/2021 at 10:14
[The Herald] Police officer commanding Mashonaland West province, Commissioner Coneli Dube, was today denied bail by a Mashonaland West provincial magistrate in a case he is accused of obstructing the course of justice.
- Lesotho: Elections Are Done, Now to the Real Workby Lesotho Times on 22/09/2021 at 10:13
[Lesotho Times] The Lesotho Football Association (LeFA) held its presidential elections last weekend and president Salemane Phafane retained his post for the fifth time in a row.
- Nigeria: No, Rihanna Didn't Say She Is Igbo - but Not Nigerianby Africa Check on 22/09/2021 at 09:27
[Africa Check] "Why I Didn't Mention Nigeria But Igbo - Rihanna," begins a message posted on Facebook in Nigeria.
- Africa: Continent Nears Nears 7.5 Million Covid-19 Recoveriesby allAfrica on 22/09/2021 at 09:19
[allAfrica] As of September 22, confirmed cases of Covid-19 from 55 African countries reached 8,182,579 while over 83,245,773 vaccinations have been administered across the continent.
- Namibia: As Genocide Fallout Intensifies, Opposition Parties Insist On Restorative Justiceby New Era on 22/09/2021 at 09:14
[New Era] Near ugly scenes ensued yesterday as members of the opposition angrily marched to parliament to protest the recently concluded genocide agreement between Namibia and Germany. Clad in their political colours and traditional attire, hordes of protestors vented their frustration against the Swapo-led government's acceptance of a genocide pact that has been heavily criticised by the affected communities. The National Assembly will discuss the joint declaration s i g n ed by t h e t w o governments over the col
- Zimbabwe: Dire Lack of Clean Water in Capitalby HRW on 22/09/2021 at 08:31
[HRW] Johannesburg -- Urgently Tackle Years-long Crisis in Harare
- Cameroon: Repression Marks Crackdown Anniversaryby HRW on 22/09/2021 at 08:30
[HRW] Dakar -- Release Political Prisoners; Respect Right to Peaceful Assembly
- Zimbabwe: Group Slams Finance Minister Ncube for Sidelining Young Womenby New Zimbabwe on 22/09/2021 at 08:11
[New Zimbabwe] Economic Justice for Women Project (EJWP) has slammed Finance minister, Mthuli Ncube's policies for accelerating limited participation of women in economic governance issues amid calls for authorities to be gender-sensitive.
- Rwanda: School Curriculum for Autistic Children in the Offingby New Times on 22/09/2021 at 05:33
[New Times] For a very long time, Jacqueline Dushimirimana struggled to find the right school for her daughter since her condition did not allow her to follow the regular school programme.