Have the Students Just Been Handed a Debt Sentence?

[Daily Maverick] It has been a long two years since the inception of #FeesMustFall, fighting the double-headed beast of state actors that have either used silence or used the movement as a political football in response. By TARRYN NAUDE.

[Daily Maverick] It has been a long two years since the inception of #FeesMustFall, fighting the double-headed beast of state actors that have either used silence or used the movement as a political football in response. By TARRYN NAUDE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Student Succumbs to Bullet Wounds in Anti-Mining Protest, South Kordofan

[Radio Dabanga] Kologi -A person was killed and two were wounded in a demonstration in Kologi, South Kordofan, against the gold mining companies in the area on Sunday.

[Radio Dabanga] Kologi -A person was killed and two were wounded in a demonstration in Kologi, South Kordofan, against the gold mining companies in the area on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Change of Constitution Is a Breach to Arusha Agreement, Burundi Opposition Warns

[Iwacu] “This unilateral process to amend the constitution reflects the will of president Nkurunziza to govern for life through a constitutional monarchy type system,” reads a letter of 8November signed by Nestor Girukwishaka, on behalf of Agathon Rwas…

[Iwacu] "This unilateral process to amend the constitution reflects the will of president Nkurunziza to govern for life through a constitutional monarchy type system," reads a letter of 8November signed by Nestor Girukwishaka, on behalf of Agathon Rwasa , Evariste Ngayimpenda, members of the Amizero political coalition and Juvenal Ngorwanubusa, the chairman of MRC-Rurenzangemero party.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

CNARED Condemns Tanzanian and Ugandan Presidents’ Position Over ICC Decision

[Iwacu] CNARED, the opposition coalition in exile deplores the position of the Ugandan and Tanzanian presidents saying the latter have not a convincing argument. In a meeting held in Masaka in Uganda this 11 November, Ugandan and Tanzanian presidents c…

[Iwacu] CNARED, the opposition coalition in exile deplores the position of the Ugandan and Tanzanian presidents saying the latter have not a convincing argument. In a meeting held in Masaka in Uganda this 11 November, Ugandan and Tanzanian presidents condemned the recent decision of the ICC authorizing the prosecutor to open investigations into crimes committed in Burundi since 26 April 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

What the Hijacking of South Africa’s Treasury Means for the Economy

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has been rocked by news that President Jacob Zuma has bulldozed the country’s National Treasury to adopt a fee free higher education proposal without following standard process and scrutiny. This is reportedly what’s behind the resignation of the Treasury’s respected head of budgeting, Michael Sachs. The Conversation Africa’s Sibonelo Radebe asked Seán Muller to weigh up the implications.

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has been rocked by news that President Jacob Zuma has bulldozed the country's National Treasury to adopt a fee free higher education proposal without following standard process and scrutiny. This is reportedly what's behind the resignation of the Treasury's respected head of budgeting, Michael Sachs. The Conversation Africa's Sibonelo Radebe asked Seán Muller to weigh up the implications.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

GID, IMU Intercepts 108 People On ‘Back Way’ Journey

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Immigration Department (GID) on Friday 10th November 2017, intercepted 108 people who were embarking on the perilous ‘back way’ journey to the Canary Islands.

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Immigration Department (GID) on Friday 10th November 2017, intercepted 108 people who were embarking on the perilous 'back way' journey to the Canary Islands.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia