[News24Wire] The SA Human Rights Commission has written to Basic Education Minister Angie Motshekga to recommend that she delay the return to school of Grade 7 and 12 pupils.
[HRW] As we speak today, largescale fighting has declined, and a government of national unity is being formed, giving South Sudanese renewed hope for sustainable peace. However, during a public briefing we co-hosted last week, colleagues from the ground spoke about the prevailing human rights and humanitarian situation, revealing a concerning and complex reality that demands the Council’s continued scrutiny.
[Nation] The Anti-Corruption Court has dismissed Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko’s application to stop his prosecution in the Sh357 million corruption case.
[Premium Times] The National Human Rights Commission has called for the arrest and prosecution of all the security officials who invaded the Federal High Court in Abuja on Friday to rearrest Omoyele Sowore and his co-accused, Olawale Bakare.
[East African] Nigeria is to contract international auction houses to sell jewellery worth $40 million recovered from fugitive ex-petroleum minister Mrs Diezani Alison-Madueke together with seizures made from internet fraudsters.
[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] Frelimo members continue to collect voter cards across the country, despite the president of the National Election Commission (CNE) Sheik Abdul Carimo publicly condemning the practice and calling it illegal. But new cases reported are by our correspondents.
[Daily Maverick] This year the Commission for Gender Equality released a report on gender and sexual harassment policies in four higher education institutions and the Department of Higher Education, Science and Technology. While policies are being drafted to make campuses more proactive, it is apparent that students often do not feel comfortable reporting sexual harassment.
[Vanguard] Following successful conclusion of the 9th Bi-National Commission of South Africa and Nigeria meeting in Pretoria, South Africa, which was elevated to the level of heads of state, both countries have agreed on issuing 10-year visas to businessmen, academics and frequent travelers.
[New Zimbabwe] THE Zimbabwe Gender Commission (ZGC) will never compromise on its work or soil its image by taking bribes from anyone, let alone those under its investigation, Commission chairperson Margaret Mukahanana has said.
[AIM] Maputo -The chairperson of Mozambique’s National Elections Commission (CNE), Abdul Carimo, on Friday urged all political parties and their candidates “to respect the norms established for the election campaign” and to behave “in a civic and socially acceptable manner”.