South Africa’s Media Should Beware of Being the Voice of Only Some

[The Conversation Africa] Media Freedom Day in South Africa marks the day in 1977 when the apartheid government banned two newspapers – World and Weekend World – and a church journal, Pro Veritate, along with 18 black consciousness organisations. A num…

[The Conversation Africa] Media Freedom Day in South Africa marks the day in 1977 when the apartheid government banned two newspapers - World and Weekend World - and a church journal, Pro Veritate, along with 18 black consciousness organisations. A number of journalists were also detained.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Who Gets PYJ? Nigerian Pastor Reportedly Courting of MDR Standard Bearer

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Utterances from Senator Prince Y. Johnson in recent weeks had drawn many to the conclusion that Vice President Joseph Boakai, the standard bearer of the ruling Unity Party is a sure bet to land the key endorsement of the law…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Utterances from Senator Prince Y. Johnson in recent weeks had drawn many to the conclusion that Vice President Joseph Boakai, the standard bearer of the ruling Unity Party is a sure bet to land the key endorsement of the lawmaker from the vote-rich Nimba County.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Nurse Loses House to a Witch Doctor

[Namibian] A 59-YEAR-OLD nurse has accused a ‘witch doctor’ of swindling her of a house in Marula in Windhoek in 2014 after convincing her that he needed to drive out evil spirits.

[Namibian] A 59-YEAR-OLD nurse has accused a 'witch doctor' of swindling her of a house in Marula in Windhoek in 2014 after convincing her that he needed to drive out evil spirits.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Ex-Minister Disagrees With ‘Messy Education’ Perception

[Observer] Moses Blonkanjay Jackson (3rd from left) stands near Acting President of the National Teachers’ Association, Mary Mulbah Nyumah during the celebration of World Teachers Day on October 5.

[Observer] Moses Blonkanjay Jackson (3rd from left) stands near Acting President of the National Teachers' Association, Mary Mulbah Nyumah during the celebration of World Teachers Day on October 5.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Ellen Frowns At ‘Abuses’ On Social Media

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has denounced the spate of abuses that has been posted on social media by Liberians during the recent elections , suggesting that the country’s democracy is at stake if it continues.

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has denounced the spate of abuses that has been posted on social media by Liberians during the recent elections , suggesting that the country's democracy is at stake if it continues.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Understanding the Role of the LACC

[Observer] Often, you hear some people say “The LACC is doing nothing. How many persons do you have in jail for corruption?” Unfortunately, such insinuations do not only come from individuals who lack knowledge and understanding about the process of in…

[Observer] Often, you hear some people say "The LACC is doing nothing. How many persons do you have in jail for corruption?" Unfortunately, such insinuations do not only come from individuals who lack knowledge and understanding about the process of investigation and prosecution, but from persons who should know better, including some media colleagues and elements in the civil society.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Boakai or Weah – NEC Declares Nov. 7 Runoff Campaign Open

[Observer] It is a complex question that will be determined by Liberian voters across the country as they head to the polls in a runoff of the Presidential Electoral scheduled for November 7, as officially announced yesterday by the National Elections …

[Observer] It is a complex question that will be determined by Liberian voters across the country as they head to the polls in a runoff of the Presidential Electoral scheduled for November 7, as officially announced yesterday by the National Elections Commission (NEC) yesterday in Monrovia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Zambezi Schools ‘Crippled’ By Free Education

[Namibian] SOME school principals in the Zambezi region say the government’s free education concept was introduced hastily without due consideration to the current financial implications.

[Namibian] SOME school principals in the Zambezi region say the government's free education concept was introduced hastily without due consideration to the current financial implications.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Rosa Returns to the Kenyan Music Scene

[Nation] Rosalie Akinyi, who goes by the artiste name Rosa, is undergoing a transformation in the type of music she does. After four years in the industry trying out different sounds, she has now settled into the Kenyan pop genre, that has a lot of dan…

[Nation] Rosalie Akinyi, who goes by the artiste name Rosa, is undergoing a transformation in the type of music she does. After four years in the industry trying out different sounds, she has now settled into the Kenyan pop genre, that has a lot of dancehall inspiration in it. The 23-year-old has been signed to Flag42 after going through three producers in the year she debuted.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya