2012-02-20 09:45:54Former President Stripped of All Power Trappings[Monitor]
Once upon a time, there was a 25-year-old Valentine Esegragbo Melvine Strasser, who took power in Sierra Leone in 1992. He became the world's youngest head of state and was respected in his country and beyond. Since he lost power in 1996, however, the world has treated him like a nobody, leading him into depression.
Friday, 12-06-13, 13:58Mandela Funeral in Qunu[SAPA]Former president Nelson Mandela will be laid to rest at Qunu in the Eastern Cape on December 15, President Jacob Zuma said on Friday.
Friday, 12-06-13, 13:25Strike Was Good for Student Nurses, Says Sata's Wife[Zambia Reports]First Lady Dr Christine Kaseba-Sata says the strike period for nurses provided good practical training for student nurses. During the handover of a refurbished children's ward at the University Teaching Hospital, Dr Kaseba said the nurses that stayed at work during the strike had a heart for the people although it is only nurses on contract that continued working during the 8 day strike.
Friday, 12-06-13, 11:58France Begins Military Operation in CAR[Deutsche Welle]France has begun its military operation in the Central African Republican. The military deployment comes a day after the UN Security Council adopted resolution authorizing French intervention.
Friday, 12-06-13, 11:49Traditional Practices Promote the Exploitation of Girls[Gender Links]Antananarivo -Throughout Southern African there is a wealth of cultural diversity; of tradition, practice and ritual. Many cultural norms and values are positive and contribute to keeping traditions alive. There are however customs in place that contradict women's human rights.