Aid Saves Lives and Stops Problems Reaching Our Shores

[PR Newswire] London -A young woman in northeast Nigeria was woken in her bed by the blast of two suicide bombers. Looking down at herself covered in blood she felt relief, thinking it was hers. Only then did she realise that one of her four children w…

[PR Newswire] London -A young woman in northeast Nigeria was woken in her bed by the blast of two suicide bombers. Looking down at herself covered in blood she felt relief, thinking it was hers. Only then did she realise that one of her four children was lying dead beside her.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Exploiting Family Links to Bring Down Al-Shabaab

[East African] Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has combined his clan and family links, persuasion and divide-and-rule tactics to engineer defections from Al Shabaab.

[East African] Somalia President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has combined his clan and family links, persuasion and divide-and-rule tactics to engineer defections from Al Shabaab.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Ex Broadcasting Heads Ordered to Pay Legal Costs for #SABC8

[News24Wire] The Johannesburg Labour Court has found that former SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng, former head of news Simon Tebele and the SABC must each pay a portion of the legal costs for the wrongful dismissal of the SABC8.

[News24Wire] The Johannesburg Labour Court has found that former SABC chief operating officer Hlaudi Motsoeneng, former head of news Simon Tebele and the SABC must each pay a portion of the legal costs for the wrongful dismissal of the SABC8.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Stats Reveal Poor Police Discipline Despite Marikana Lessons – Parliament

[Daily Maverick] The transformation of policing remains unsettled and unfinished. It is not about racial or gender targets in the just over 190,000-strong force, or settling political and other scores in a faction-ridden, top-heavy general-laden SAPS w…

[Daily Maverick] The transformation of policing remains unsettled and unfinished. It is not about racial or gender targets in the just over 190,000-strong force, or settling political and other scores in a faction-ridden, top-heavy general-laden SAPS which clearly regards itself as a force, despite the "service" bit in its name. It is about how those in blue do their jobs - and whether all living in South Africa regardless of socio-economic status or political connectivity can feel safe. And it is about public and politica

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

First Annual China-South Africa Student Dialogue

[GMMG] Cape Town -The first annual “From University to the World” Student Dialogue was held on 1st September in Cape Town, South Africa. The event was hosted by China Radio International (CRI), China Plus and Global Max Media Group (GMMG). It attracted…

[GMMG] Cape Town -The first annual "From University to the World" Student Dialogue was held on 1st September in Cape Town, South Africa. The event was hosted by China Radio International (CRI), China Plus and Global Max Media Group (GMMG). It attracted the support from numerous renowned local and international organizations including the likes of the Confucius Institute at Stellenbosch University, Bush Radio, United Nations Development Program (UNDP), South African Embassy in China, University of Cape Town's Faculty of Huma

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kenya Tops in Brookings Financial Scorecard

[CIO] Kenya garnered 86 percent of the total possible points in four dimensions to receive the top score on Brookings financial to emerge the first overall among 26 countries in an inclusion scorecard.

[CIO] Kenya garnered 86 percent of the total possible points in four dimensions to receive the top score on Brookings financial to emerge the first overall among 26 countries in an inclusion scorecard.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Double Bronze Opens SA’s Marathon Worlds Account

[News24Wire] Hungary were completely dominant on the opening day of the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships on Thursday, but the South African duo of Sifiso “Alex” Masina and Christie Mackenzie won the hearts of the local fans at Camps Drift.

[News24Wire] Hungary were completely dominant on the opening day of the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships on Thursday, but the South African duo of Sifiso "Alex" Masina and Christie Mackenzie won the hearts of the local fans at Camps Drift.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cops Smash Their Way Into Ex-Bouncer Boss’s Home in Underworld Raid

[News24Wire] Police apparently smashed through a glass front door to get into the Bellville home of a former bouncer boss in an underworld raid targeting illegal guns and clamping down on suspected money laundering.

[News24Wire] Police apparently smashed through a glass front door to get into the Bellville home of a former bouncer boss in an underworld raid targeting illegal guns and clamping down on suspected money laundering.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa