Madiba’s Centenary to Be Celebrated

[SAnews.gov.za] The Presidency has announced plans to host centenary celebrations of the late international Statesman and first President of a free and democratic South Africa, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, which will take place next year.

[SAnews.gov.za] The Presidency has announced plans to host centenary celebrations of the late international Statesman and first President of a free and democratic South Africa, Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela, which will take place next year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Moves to Avert Strike By Polytechnic, College Lecturers

[Premium Times] The federal government has inaugurated two committees to renegotiate agreements reached with staff unions of colleges of education and polytechnics in 2010.

[Premium Times] The federal government has inaugurated two committees to renegotiate agreements reached with staff unions of colleges of education and polytechnics in 2010.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Jubilee to Get Lion’s Share of Nominees in Both Houses

[Nation] The Jubilee Party will have the most nominated Members of Parliament, 16, after it attained the majority in both the National Assembly and the Senate in the General Election.

[Nation] The Jubilee Party will have the most nominated Members of Parliament, 16, after it attained the majority in both the National Assembly and the Senate in the General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Clanwilliam Wild Flower Show Fails to Bloom Over Cape Drought

[News24Wire] The worst rainfall in the Cederberg Mountains in more than half a century has forced organisers of the popular Clanwilliam Wild Flower Show to cancel the annual event.

[News24Wire] The worst rainfall in the Cederberg Mountains in more than half a century has forced organisers of the popular Clanwilliam Wild Flower Show to cancel the annual event.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Regional Lawyers Stand Up for Justice

[Legalbrief] Lawyers and their organisations continue in the forefront of Africa’s democratic struggles – that much was clear from this year’s conference of the SADC Lawyers Association, held in Gaborone, Botswana.

[Legalbrief] Lawyers and their organisations continue in the forefront of Africa's democratic struggles - that much was clear from this year's conference of the SADC Lawyers Association, held in Gaborone, Botswana.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Wind Foils Long Jumper Luvo’s World Record Attempt

[Sascoc] Any chance of South Africa’s world champion Luvo Manyonga breaking the world long jump record at an event specially organised by the Tignes ski resort in the French Alps was blown away on Wednesday by an unpredictable wind.

[Sascoc] Any chance of South Africa's world champion Luvo Manyonga breaking the world long jump record at an event specially organised by the Tignes ski resort in the French Alps was blown away on Wednesday by an unpredictable wind.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Armed Group Likely Killed Investigators – UN

[Al Jazeera] A United Nations inquiry found that two UN investigators were murdered by a group of Congolese fighters, likely members of a local armed group from the central Democratic Republic of Congo, but an absence of evidence “does not preclude the…

[Al Jazeera] A United Nations inquiry found that two UN investigators were murdered by a group of Congolese fighters, likely members of a local armed group from the central Democratic Republic of Congo, but an absence of evidence "does not preclude the possibility that others are involved".

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville