Wednesday, 06-19-13, 8:52Tanzanian High-Risk Groups Denied HIV Services[IRIN]Kampala -Sexual minorities, sex workers and people who use drugs who are at a higher risk of HIV than the general population, but in Tanzania, they face widespread police abuse and discrimination in health facilities, according to the new report by Human Rights Watch (HRW) and the Wake Up and Step Forward Coalition (WASO), a local rights group.
Wednesday, 06-19-13, 8:50Court Reprieve for Bushmen Threatened With Eviction[Survival International]Dozens of Botswana Bushmen threatened with eviction, reportedly because they live in an area proposed as a 'wildlife corridor', have won a significant court victory in their struggle to stay on their land.
Wednesday, 06-19-13, 8:09Best of East African It Implementations to Be Showcased At CIO100 in Kigali[CIO]Oracle, Coseke, Cyberoam and Compulynx have come in as sponsors for the CIO100 Symposium and Awards. The four firms confirmed their commitment at a press briefing held Tuesday morning at a Nairobi hotel. At the event, CIO100 announced that over 320 applications had been received, from which the best 100 will be shortlisted. The top implementations will be awarded at a gala dinner during the event, which takes place at the Kigali Serena between July 10th and 12th.
Wednesday, 06-19-13, 7:50Tribunal Sittings Start June 28[Times of Zambia]CHAIRPERSON of the tribunal set up to probe the alleged professional misconduct of three judges, Lovemore Chikopa yesterday ruled that the panel will go ahead to hear allegations levelled against Supreme Court Judge Philip Musonda.
Wednesday, 06-19-13, 7:47Zimbabweans Must Sort Out Election Row - AU[AEP]The African Union says it is up to Zimbabweans to resolve disputes over election dates. At a press conference in Geneva on Monday, the chair of the commission, Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, said that the primary concern is for the elections to be free and fair.