Constitutional Court Decision Could Change TV Landscape

[GroundUp] In February 2017, the Constitutional Court heard an application to declare the policy adopted by the Minister of Communications invalid and unlawful. The judgment could change the landscape of television broadcasting in South Africa, particu…

[GroundUp] In February 2017, the Constitutional Court heard an application to declare the policy adopted by the Minister of Communications invalid and unlawful. The judgment could change the landscape of television broadcasting in South Africa, particularly for paid programming. As a result, almost all major broadcasters - including SABC, ETV and M-Net - are parties in the case.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Army to Be Unleashed On Illegal Tree Traders

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu will soon sanction an executive order permitting additional law enforcement agencies to join in the clamp down on the illegal harvesting and trade of the Mukula tree.

[Times of Zambia] PRESIDENT Edgar Lungu will soon sanction an executive order permitting additional law enforcement agencies to join in the clamp down on the illegal harvesting and trade of the Mukula tree.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Report – Immigrants No Threat to Jobs in South Africa

[Deutsche Welle] Just weeks after a fresh wave of anti-immigrant protests, South Africa’s Institute for Race Relations has released a report highlighting immigrants’ entrepreneurial skills and their sizable contribution to the economy.

[Deutsche Welle] Just weeks after a fresh wave of anti-immigrant protests, South Africa's Institute for Race Relations has released a report highlighting immigrants' entrepreneurial skills and their sizable contribution to the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

When Politicians Are Playing House

[Ilizwi263] Every child who grew up in Zimbabwe will remember playing mahumbwe – known worldwide as playing house. Bridgette Malenga’s nostalgic tale rewinds the clock back to her childhood.

[Ilizwi263] Every child who grew up in Zimbabwe will remember playing mahumbwe - known worldwide as playing house. Bridgette Malenga's nostalgic tale rewinds the clock back to her childhood.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Opposition Leader in Court Probe Over Baby Trafficking

[Deutsche Welle] Niger’s opposition leader Hama Amadou, who was forced to run his campaign for the presidency from a prison cell, is being investigated for baby trafficking. Some suspect political intrigue.

[Deutsche Welle] Niger's opposition leader Hama Amadou, who was forced to run his campaign for the presidency from a prison cell, is being investigated for baby trafficking. Some suspect political intrigue.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

Death Toll in Madagascar Cyclone Enawo Rises, Thousands Displaced

[Deutsche Welle] Cyclone Enawo has killed 38 people and injured more than 100 in the drought-stricken island nation. The Red Cross has deployed volunteers to assist the more than 53,000 people displaced by the storm.

[Deutsche Welle] Cyclone Enawo has killed 38 people and injured more than 100 in the drought-stricken island nation. The Red Cross has deployed volunteers to assist the more than 53,000 people displaced by the storm.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar

President Nyusi Briefed On Tokyo Metro System

[AIM] Tokyo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Tuesday said that a surface metro system is one of the alternatives that his government is analyzing in order to solve the urban transport problems in the country’s main cities.

[AIM] Tokyo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Tuesday said that a surface metro system is one of the alternatives that his government is analyzing in order to solve the urban transport problems in the country's main cities.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique