[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -The #MeToo social media campaign to raise awareness about sexual harassment and abuse has sparked conversation in parts of Africa where domestic violence is rampant but strong cultural and religious taboos prevent women from admitting it.
[Deutsche Welle] A new hydrotherapy center in Zambia’s capital, Lusaka, is making an impact in the special needs field. Underprivileged children with disabilities now have renewed hope for better and free treatment.
[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Addis Ababa -”I have no job here in Ethiopia. I want to build my home but I can’t because my family has used all the money.
[News24Wire] The charges against an Eastern Cape mother accused of stabbing a man to death and injuring two others after finding them raping her 27-year-old daughter have been withdrawn, the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) said.
[Addis Standard] In an urgent statement released to the media this afternoon, the federal government communication affairs bureau issued a stern warning to the Somali regional state communication bureau to stop publishing and distributing inciting messages immediately.
[Nation] A two-year-old grandson of the late Nyeri governor Nderitu Gachagua has died after being mauled by dogs in Ring Road Estate in Nyeri Town.
[New Zimbabwe] ACTIVIST cleric Pastor Patrick Mugadza has petitioned the US embassy in Harare, challenging the decision to give President Robert Mugabe and his ‘bloated delegation’ visas to attend this year’s United Nations (UN) general assembly.
[News24Wire] The trial of Sandile Mantsoe, who allegedly murdered his girlfriend Karabo Mokoena, has been set down for March 15, 2018.
[IPS] Rumbek -Elizabeth Ayumpou Balang is a teacher at a nursery and primary school in Rumbek, a town in central South Sudan. It is her dream job, but it did not come easily
[Daily News] MSIMBATI village of Mtwara rural district is a hive of activities as new house structures are mushrooming at the central business area (CBA) at a high speed.