WHAT does a film certification board do? In Kenya, the job seems to have expanded a lot
ISRAEL’S right-wing government is adamantly opposed to the legalisation of cannabis for recreational use. But it is also rather lax when it comes to medical marijuana. The health ministry is currently licensing a new list of 100 or so doctors who will be allowed to prescribe the drug for a growing list of medical conditions, and is allowing regular pharmacists to stock it
HARASSED by sniper fire and slowed down by the suicide bombers of Islamic State (IS), Kurdish and Iraqi forces have taken heavy casualties as they fight their way towards Mosul, Iraq’s second-largest city and the place where the jihadists first announced the creation of their “caliphate” two years ago. Villages freshly captured by the Iraqi army and Shia militias on the roads leading to Mosul show signs of the jihadists’ hasty retreat. Weapon caches are abandoned, pots of uneaten food still sit on stoves and medical clinics have been pilfered for supplies
TWO months after Turkish tanks flanked by Syrian insurgents wrested it from Islamic State (IS), the border town of Jarablus, in Syria’s north, is slowly getting back on its feet.
A FEW miles down a rutted dirt road, and many more from the nearest town, a small farmhouse stands surrounded by dense green bush.
UNDER Nelson Mandela’s government, South Africa championed the creation of a court to try the world’s worst criminals. Out of apartheid and the Rwandan genocide came a boon for international justice.
[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure met with the chairman and members of the Citizen Engagement Platform Seychelles (CEPS), at State House yesterday.
[African Arguments] The fact that 99% of Somalis don’t have the right to vote is just one deficiency of the ongoing process.
[Concord] Programme Manager of the Expanded Programme on Immunisation in the Ministry of Health and Sanitation yesterday revealed that over 1.5million children between 0 and 59 months would be targeted for free Oral Polio Vaccine (OPV).
[OSISA] Today, being Intersex Awareness Day, OSISA shines a light on this issue along with our partners and other advocates across the globe. In recent years, awareness within the LGBTI and trans movements in our region has grown significantly, and a number of our partners are hosting events observing this day: – In South Africa, Iranti-org and Gender DynamiX have events in Johannesburg and Cape Town respectively; LEGABIBO in Gaborone, Botswana; Positive Vibes in Windhoek, Namibia; People’s Matrix Association in M