Amaxhosa King Seeks to Halt Gay Initiation Film

[News24Wire] amaXhosa king Zwelonke Sigcawu is seeking to halt the distribution of a film depicting a homosexual relationship during the traditional amaXhosa manhood initiations, saying there are limits to the extent customs can be exposed, his lawyer …

[News24Wire] amaXhosa king Zwelonke Sigcawu is seeking to halt the distribution of a film depicting a homosexual relationship during the traditional amaXhosa manhood initiations, saying there are limits to the extent customs can be exposed, his lawyer said. Inxeba (the wound) tells the story of Xolani, a closeted gay factory worker in Queenstown, who served as a caregiver for initiates and subsequently has a relationship with another caregiver.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SACP Welcomes Manana Resignation, Calls for Zuma to Follow Suit

[News24Wire] The South African Communist Party’s (SACP) Solly Mapaila on Saturday morning praised former Deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana for resigning from Cabinet, adding that President Jacob Zuma should be next to quit.

[News24Wire] The South African Communist Party's (SACP) Solly Mapaila on Saturday morning praised former Deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana for resigning from Cabinet, adding that President Jacob Zuma should be next to quit.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

China Donates $1 Million Dollars to Flood Victims in Sierra Leone

[Concord] The Government of the People’s Republic of China has donated One Million US Dollars to the Government and People of Sierra Leone as immediate response to the flooding and mudslide tragedy that hit parts of Freetown few days ago. Mr Wang Xinmi…

[Concord] The Government of the People's Republic of China has donated One Million US Dollars to the Government and People of Sierra Leone as immediate response to the flooding and mudslide tragedy that hit parts of Freetown few days ago. Mr Wang Xinmin, Charge D'Affaires at the Chinese Embassy in Freetown made the pronouncement at State House on Wednesday 16th August, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

€300,000 for Disaster Affected Families

[Concord] Following the deadly mudslide and flooding that have caused hundreds of casualties in Sierra Leone and displaced around 1,100 households, the European Union has released an initial amount of emergency humanitarian assistance of ?300,000 for t…

[Concord] Following the deadly mudslide and flooding that have caused hundreds of casualties in Sierra Leone and displaced around 1,100 households, the European Union has released an initial amount of emergency humanitarian assistance of ?300,000 for the most vulnerable families affected by the disaster, a release from EU country office stated.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Golf – Veteran Horne Leads At Arabella With Second Round 69

[Sascoc] Keith Horne posted a second successive three-under-par 69 score at the Vodacom Origins of Golf tournament hosted at Arabella Golf Estate to move two strokes clear and remain top of the leaderboard after the second round.

[Sascoc] Keith Horne posted a second successive three-under-par 69 score at the Vodacom Origins of Golf tournament hosted at Arabella Golf Estate to move two strokes clear and remain top of the leaderboard after the second round.

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Kei Kamara Raises Over U.S.$ 861 for Mudslide & Flood Victims

[Concord] In less than 24 hours, Sierra Leone and New England Revolution striker, Kei Kamara, has raised over U.S $861.23 for victims of the August 14 mudslide and flood disaster in Sierra Leone.

[Concord] In less than 24 hours, Sierra Leone and New England Revolution striker, Kei Kamara, has raised over U.S $861.23 for victims of the August 14 mudslide and flood disaster in Sierra Leone.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone