[Nation] The task of helping people cope with traumatic events in their lives in an environment free of stigma is one that mental health professionals shoulder selflessly.
[AI London] ‘The absence of credible evidence points to the fact that there is nothing to investigate’ – Seif Magango
[Citizen] Kampala -Ugandan security personnel on Thursday detained six supporters of pop star and presidential hopeful Bobi Wine for wearing red berets, a banned symbol of his “People Power” pressure group, a spokesman for the movement said.
[Namibian] Close to 4 000 people died and 38 908 were injured in 23 072 vehicle accidents since 2014.
[Lesotho Times] Ministers and their deputies were left without army guards l week after army commander, Lieutenant General Mojalefa Letsoela, summoned all soldiers in Maseru to an urgent “commander’s mass parade” to diffuse simmering tensions within the Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) over salary increments.
[263Chat] Dozens of doctors this morning staged a protest at Harare Hospital over the disappearance of Zimbabwe Hospital Doctors Association (ZHDA) president, Peter Mugombeyi saying they no longer feel safe to work as the alleged abduction of their leader continues to haunt them.
[New Frame] Zweli Ndaba is the chair of the Sisonke People’s Forum. He penned the flyer that spurred hostel dwellers and truck drivers to take part in the shutdown that led to xenophobic attacks in Gauteng.
[Nation] Kenyans are among victims of arson, looting and physical attacks in the ongoing xenophobic attacks in South Africa.
[Africa Check] The murder of a university student in South Africa has led to national soul searching and debate over violence against women. Africa Check summarises the available research on the issue.
[Monitor] Hoima -It is a drizzling morning on the streets of Hoima town in mid-western Uganda. While driving from home to work, I meet a teenager at a junction of Hoima Main Street and Persy road. As school going children rush to school, 13-year old Jane is walking in a drizzle carrying a basket containing yellow bananas.