Africa:We Want English, Not Swahili, U.S. Senator Tells Facebook Chief

[allAfrica] Cape Town -”I am going to suggest to you that you go back home and you rewrite it and tell your U.S.$1,200-an hour lawyers, no disrespect, they’re good, but tell them that you want it written in English and not Swahili, so the average American can understand it. That would be a start.”

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Zimbabwe: Nkala, Karakadzai National Heroes

[The Herald]ZANU-PF founding member and former Defence and Home Affairs Minister Cde Enos Nkala and freedom fighter Air Commodore (Retired) Mike Karakadzai, who died this week, have been declared national heroes.Air Cdre Karakadzai died in a car crash on Tuesday on his way to Bulawayo, while Cde Nkala died the following day at a private clinic in Harare.

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Nigeria: Report Accuses Lawyers’ Body of Sexual Misconduct

[Premium Times]The Nigerian Bar Association (NBA) is a completely disorganised body with an “unclear mission” and “insecure future;” where “predatory sexual misconducts” are rife and the morale of its abused and exploited staff is next to zero, a report submitted by the association’s”committee on professionalization of the NBA secretariat has said.

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