The Spirit of Robben Island – Kathrada’s Unusual Wish for Maimane and Malema

[Daily Maverick] Ailing struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada has some unfinished business. He wants to take Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane and Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema on a tour of Robben Island. He believes it would be enri…

[Daily Maverick] Ailing struggle stalwart Ahmed Kathrada has some unfinished business. He wants to take Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane and Economic Freedom Fighters leader Julius Malema on a tour of Robben Island. He believes it would be enriching for these young leaders to hear from him about the time he and other Struggle giants spent there. Imagine what that gesture would do for nation-building. Sadly, the 87-year-old Kathrada is in hospital recovering from brain surgery. At a time when South Africa is burdene

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Athletes Depart for Kampala Cross Country

[Daily News] THE national athletics team will depart tomorrow for Kampala, Uganda, to compete in the country in the forthcoming 42nd edition of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships to be held on Sunday.

[Daily News] THE national athletics team will depart tomorrow for Kampala, Uganda, to compete in the country in the forthcoming 42nd edition of the IAAF World Cross Country Championships to be held on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Mother and Son Arrested in Possession of Firearms, Dagga in Ennerdale

[News24Wire] The Johannesburg Metro Police Department K9 unit arrested a mother and son in Ennerdale, south of Johannesburg on Tuesday, in possession firearms and dagga.

[News24Wire] The Johannesburg Metro Police Department K9 unit arrested a mother and son in Ennerdale, south of Johannesburg on Tuesday, in possession firearms and dagga.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Medical Stores Officials in Trouble Over Payment Deals

[Daily News] THE Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB), yesterday disclosed more facts showing how two former senior officials with Medical Stores Department (MSD), Cosmas Mwaifwani and Fredrick Nicolaus, were involved in abuse of their …

[Daily News] THE Prevention and Combating of Corruption Bureau (PCCB), yesterday disclosed more facts showing how two former senior officials with Medical Stores Department (MSD), Cosmas Mwaifwani and Fredrick Nicolaus, were involved in abuse of their positions in over 482m/- payments deal.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

More Claims Against High-Profile Figures Expected in Ex-Mandela Cop’s Case

[News24Wire] More details about highly influential figures and their alleged links to mafioso Vito Palazzolo are expected to emerge in the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] More details about highly influential figures and their alleged links to mafioso Vito Palazzolo are expected to emerge in the Western Cape High Court on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Bust Drugs Worth R10 Million Rands On N1 High Way

[SAPS] Kimberley -Four men aged between 25 and 40 arrested after they were found with a consignment of drugs worth R10 million. The suspects were travelling in two separate vehicles from Johannesburg direction to Cape Town.

[SAPS] Kimberley -Four men aged between 25 and 40 arrested after they were found with a consignment of drugs worth R10 million. The suspects were travelling in two separate vehicles from Johannesburg direction to Cape Town.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Schools Closed Down as Cholera Breaks Out

[Zambia Reports] Government has closed down three Primary Schools and all fishing camps along the Luapula River and Lake Mweru in Chiengi District of Luapula Province after cholera breakout.

[Zambia Reports] Government has closed down three Primary Schools and all fishing camps along the Luapula River and Lake Mweru in Chiengi District of Luapula Province after cholera breakout.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

From Okoya to Kaweesi – the Politics of Killing Uniformed Men in Uganda

[Monitor] The assassination of police spokesperson AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi last week, seems to have both saddened and shocked the country in ways few other such killings have done in recent times.

[Monitor] The assassination of police spokesperson AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi last week, seems to have both saddened and shocked the country in ways few other such killings have done in recent times.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda