The Farmers voice

Macky Sall ‘like a 90-year-old autocrat’ – former PM

By BBC A former Senegalese prime minister has accused President Macky Sall of “behaving like a 90-year-old African autocrat, which we wont accept”. An emergency meeting is under way in Nigeria, as West African leaders seek a solution to the political crisis in Senegal. Friday’s Ecowas summit comes a week after President Macky Sall announced […]

Caster Semenya seeks funding for court battle.

By BBC The South African double Olympic champion, Caster Semenya, has appealed for help funding her legal battle against regulations that require female athletes with high testosterone levels to take medication. World Athletics – formerly known as the IAAF – barred Semenya from competing in 800m events after she refused to take drugs to reduce […]

Junior police officers can’t have children due to shared rooms – Report says.

The Uganda Human Rights Commission has released a report indicating that many of the junior police officers cannot produce children because they share dilapidated rooms with their colleagues. The report titled “Squeezing water out of a stone? Working and living conditions of the Uganda Police Force personnel and their implications on observance of human rights”, […]