ANC’s Policy Document On Home Affairs – When Big Brother Met Monopoly Capitalist

[Daily Maverick] With a focus on the “security and authority of the state”, the ANC’s peace and stability policy discussion document proposes revamping Home Affairs from a “misunderstood administrative department” into one “fully integrated into the se…

[Daily Maverick] With a focus on the "security and authority of the state", the ANC's peace and stability policy discussion document proposes revamping Home Affairs from a "misunderstood administrative department" into one "fully integrated into the security cluster". But the proposition of the department being able to sell personal information to raise its own funds is just one example of the contradictory policy approaches of the governing ANC: asserting its prerogative to govern, but then outsourcing key functions. By M

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Keshi – South Africa’s Political Elite Fuelling Xenophobia Attacks Against Nigerians, Others

[This Day] Abuja -Former Nigerian Ambassador to the United States and Charge d’Affaires, Nigerian Embassy, The Netherlands, Ambassador Joe Keshi, yesterday said the increasing cases of attacks by South African youths on Nigerians and other African citi…

[This Day] Abuja -Former Nigerian Ambassador to the United States and Charge d'Affaires, Nigerian Embassy, The Netherlands, Ambassador Joe Keshi, yesterday said the increasing cases of attacks by South African youths on Nigerians and other African citizens was due to South Africa's political elite fuelling xenophobic attacks against other nationals in that country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Helen Trumped By Her Thumbs

[Daily Maverick] The following statements are all true. Mussolini made the trains run on time. Hitler reignited the German economy and national pride. Colonialism brought independent judiciary, piped water, and infrastructure.

[Daily Maverick] The following statements are all true. Mussolini made the trains run on time. Hitler reignited the German economy and national pride. Colonialism brought independent judiciary, piped water, and infrastructure.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why You Will Have to Pay to Use Some Roads

[Monitor] Kampala -In the 1990’s, there used to be a road toll in Lukaya, Masaka District, along the Kampala – Masaka Highway. Motorists would stop and pay money to the toll managers before they could be allowed to proceed.

[Monitor] Kampala -In the 1990's, there used to be a road toll in Lukaya, Masaka District, along the Kampala - Masaka Highway. Motorists would stop and pay money to the toll managers before they could be allowed to proceed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Seven Killed in Car Bomb Blast Near Somali Palace

[Shabelle] At least seven people are reportedly killed, and several wounded in a car bomb attack near the gate of Somalia’s Presidential Palace in Mogadishu on Tuesday afternoon.

[Shabelle] At least seven people are reportedly killed, and several wounded in a car bomb attack near the gate of Somalia's Presidential Palace in Mogadishu on Tuesday afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

My Boyfriend Cheated On Me, Then Testified Against Me

[Nation] Ms Nancy Soila , 39, a divorcee and mother of two thought she had landed the ultimate relationship when she met and moved in with her boyfriend. The relationship was rosy for the next four years, until 2011, when the proverbial hell broke loose.

[Nation] Ms Nancy Soila , 39, a divorcee and mother of two thought she had landed the ultimate relationship when she met and moved in with her boyfriend. The relationship was rosy for the next four years, until 2011, when the proverbial hell broke loose.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya