Archive for August 8th, 2018

Driving environmental awareness in Mauritania

Proving small initiatives can have great impact JOHANNESBURG, Aug. 08, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Wanting to raise awareness about the unhealthy and unsanitary conditions in her home country, now 26-year-old Aminetou Bilal launched the “Selfie Mbalite” campaign in February 2017. She was inspired by the “Selfie Déchets” campaign run by blogger Fatoumata Cherif in Conakry, […]
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HARARE-- The Australian government has commended Zimbabwe for a largely peaceful and increasingly open July 30 general election.In a statement Tuesday, the Australian government said it noted the strong desire of the people of Zimbabwe to move their co...
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Zimbabwe Opposition Politician Denied Asylum in Zambia

Zimbabwe opposition politician Tendai Biti has been denied asylum in Zambia, after authorities in Zimbabwe briefly detained him as he tried to cross the border. Earlier reports said he had been arrested.Human Rights Watch's Southern Africa director Dew...
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