Daily Archives: March 6, 2014

IFJ Condemns Censorship and Intimidation of Independent Press in Somaliland

GENEVA, Switzerland, March 6, 2014 Authorities in Somaliland must re-open the offices of an independent newspaper in Hargeisa, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) said today.

According to IFJ affiliate, the National Union of …

Zimbabwe: Tsvangirai in Fight of His Life

MORGAN Tsvangirai, leader of the Movement for Democratic Change (MDC-T) is not taking the challenge to his leadership of the party lying down.

Instead, he is fighting to the bitter end. In the coming weeks,

Malawi: Govt Urged to End Child and Forced Marriages

Lilongwe — The government of Malawi should increase efforts to end widespread child and forced marriage, or risk worsening poverty, illiteracy, and preventable maternal deaths in the country, Human Rights Watch said in a report

South Africa: Power Cuts Sweep Nation

Eskom on Thursday announced that power cuts will take effect in different areas across the country from the morning until most likely 10pm.

The power parastatal earlier today declared a power emergency, and urged consumers,

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MAHIKENG, SOUTH AFRICA, March 6– Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan says government is aware of the pressures the fuel price increase is putting on consumers as the increase came into effect on Wednesday.

Speaking in Mahikeng …