Three Security Officers Killed in Northwest

[VOA] Two gendarmes were attacked and killed by armed men late Tuesday in the northwestern town of Bamenda, said Cameroon’s government spokesperson Issa Tchiroma. The killings came barely 24 hours after another gendarme was shot dead in the town of Jak…

[VOA] Two gendarmes were attacked and killed by armed men late Tuesday in the northwestern town of Bamenda, said Cameroon's government spokesperson Issa Tchiroma. The killings came barely 24 hours after another gendarme was shot dead in the town of Jakiri, also in the northwest.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Child Molestation Escalates in Z’bar

[Daily News] Zanzibar -WITH child rape and molestation cases reportedly increasing across Zanzibar Islands, parents and guardians have been advised to desist from settling rape cases in their homes, but to report the incidents to the police.

[Daily News] Zanzibar -WITH child rape and molestation cases reportedly increasing across Zanzibar Islands, parents and guardians have been advised to desist from settling rape cases in their homes, but to report the incidents to the police.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Could Rugby Learn From Cricket?

[Daily Maverick] The fallout from South Africa being announced as preferred host candidate for the 2023 Rugby World Cup is eye-roll inducing. Bids for sporting events are ridiculous pissing contests and the time and money involved in them could surely …

[Daily Maverick] The fallout from South Africa being announced as preferred host candidate for the 2023 Rugby World Cup is eye-roll inducing. Bids for sporting events are ridiculous pissing contests and the time and money involved in them could surely be better spent elsewhere. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Engage Local Experts, They’re Superb – President Magufuli

[Daily News] PRESIDENT John Magufuli has stressed the importance of engaging local consultants in undertaking various projects, as one of the sure means of saving taxpayers’ money, showering praise on the Tanzania National Roads Agency (Tanroads) on th…

[Daily News] PRESIDENT John Magufuli has stressed the importance of engaging local consultants in undertaking various projects, as one of the sure means of saving taxpayers' money, showering praise on the Tanzania National Roads Agency (Tanroads) on that score.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

To Hell With Barcelona Legends Tie, Says Former Warriors Captain

[New Zimbabwe] Former Warriors captain Ephraim “The Rock of Gilbratar” Chawanda has exposed the poor organisation of the much touted Warriors and Barcelona legends exhibition match set for this Sunday at the National Sports Stadium.

[New Zimbabwe] Former Warriors captain Ephraim "The Rock of Gilbratar" Chawanda has exposed the poor organisation of the much touted Warriors and Barcelona legends exhibition match set for this Sunday at the National Sports Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Emboldened By Helen Suzman’s Indomitable Spirit, Let’s Imagine a Different South Africa

[Daily Maverick] In future, we may look back at 2017 and see it as a time when the tide turned in favour of a return to the central tenets of democracy and ethical leadership. Or it could constitute a moment in which we were collectively overcome by th…

[Daily Maverick] In future, we may look back at 2017 and see it as a time when the tide turned in favour of a return to the central tenets of democracy and ethical leadership. Or it could constitute a moment in which we were collectively overcome by the waters of corruption, conceit, deceit and the most depraved of human attributes. By KGALEMA MOTLANTHE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa