[Nyasa Times] Minister of Trade and Industry Henry Mussa on was Sunday night attacked by 19 thugs led by Ben Chitenje as one way of preventing him from meeting Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) delegates to the elective conference.
[Observer] For the last five years, Kate (now 15 years old) has been a street child in Kampala, hustling to make ends meet.
[Namibian] A former school cleaner and hostel father has made a first appearance in the High Court on 32 counts of rape, involving 10 boys, and incidents of sexual abuse that allegedly took place over a period of three years.
[Nation] An angry student on Saturday shot dead six of his colleagues and a security guard in Turkana in a deadly revenge mission that lasted three hours after he was expelled from school due to indiscipline.
[Nation] Thirty-seven people died due to post-election violence between August 9 and 15, the national rights defender says.
[News24Wire] A 39-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly raping and sexually assaulting two teenage boys in Hopetown, Northern Cape police said on Friday.
A GROUP of girls are playing catch. They could be ordinary children; but some are cradling babies, and they are surrounded by high walls topped with barbed wire
[Cameroon Tribune]Suspected Boko Haram gunmen have continued their hideous act of abductions with the latest being some 40 boys and young men kidnapped in Malari Village of Borno State in north-eastern Nigeria on December 31, 2014.
[Deutsche Welle]Suspected Boko Haram gunmen have kidnapped 40 boys and young men aged between 10 and 23 in the northeastern Nigerian state Borno. In 2014, the militants abducted about 200 girls from a boarding school in the same state.
No to nuptial nightmares in Niger ZEINABOU Moussa is but a girl, flat-chested, soft-skinned and shy. Yet at just 16 she has seen more of marriage than she would like. Earlier this year, having been beaten and bullied into wedding a stranger, she took a stand.She fled her husband’s home in Niger’s southern province of Zinder no fewer than four times after the ceremony, only to be dragged back by unsympathetic parents