Libya:No Free Elections in Current Climate

March 21, 2018, 9:13 a.m. [HRW] Geneva -The United Nations should urge the Tripoli-based Government of National Accord and competing authorities in eastern Libya to create conditions conducive to a free and fair vote before rushing to hold general elections in 2018, Human Rights Watch said today. more

Egypt:Understanding Egypt's Presidential Election

March 21, 2018, 9:06 a.m. [RFI] Egyptians will be going to the polls to vote for their next president on 26, 27, and 28 March. But with only two candidates, one being incumbent President Abdelfattah al-Sisi, there seems to be little doubt who will come out the winner. more

Zimbabwe:Child Labour Exposed At Tobacco Farms

March 21, 2018, 8:12 a.m. [CAJ News] Harare -Research by human rights groups has established abusive practices such as child labour and exposure to nicotine poisoning in the production of Zimbabwe's globally-renowned tobacco. more

Zimbabwe:Teachers To Go On Strike Over Salaries

March 21, 2018, 8:03 a.m. [New Zimbabwe] Education sector workers have resolved to down tools at the beginning of the second term until government meets their demands for salaries above the Poverty Datum Line and other benefits. more

Angola:President Joao Lourenco in Kigali for Heads of State Summit

March 21, 2018, 7:48 a.m. [ANGOP] Kigali -The President of the Republic, João Lourenço, arrived today in Kigali, capital of Rwanda, to participate Wednesday in the 10th Extraordinary Summit of Heads of State of the African Union, which will proclaim the Continental Free Trade Zone. more

Somalia:Teenager Declines State Job

March 21, 2018, 7:02 a.m. [Nation] A sixteen-year-old boy has rejected an appointed as the deputy commissioner of a regional state in Somalia because of security fears. more