Can Mugabe’s Departure Package Be a Model for Zuma?

[Daily Maverick] Recent developments in Zimbabwe have left many observers reeling with the speedy removal of Mugabe from state power. It is important to understand the euphoria that this has evoked. At the same time, it is also necessary to note that t…

[Daily Maverick] Recent developments in Zimbabwe have left many observers reeling with the speedy removal of Mugabe from state power. It is important to understand the euphoria that this has evoked. At the same time, it is also necessary to note that the systems of oppression that characterised the rule of Mugabe remain in place. He has been provided with a generous package in order to ensure that his departure was swift. This idea of a package may appeal both to Zuma -when his time comes - and to those who want to rid the

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gender Violence Awareness Campaigns Should Be Held ‘Every Day, Not Just 16 Days a Year’

[Daily Maverick] Government should do more than just raise awareness about violence against women and children, according to activist organisations. Sixteen days just doesn’t cut it. By ORATENG LEPODISE.

[Daily Maverick] Government should do more than just raise awareness about violence against women and children, according to activist organisations. Sixteen days just doesn't cut it. By ORATENG LEPODISE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Netball – Uhamiaji Unstoppable in Union Netball League

[Daily News] DEFENDING champions Uhamiaji maintained their winning streak after overpowering Pemba’s Duma by 64-21 goals in the ongoing Union Netball League at the Maisara Gymkhana Club courts in Zanzibar.

[Daily News] DEFENDING champions Uhamiaji maintained their winning streak after overpowering Pemba's Duma by 64-21 goals in the ongoing Union Netball League at the Maisara Gymkhana Club courts in Zanzibar.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Germany Donates Euro 2 Million for Refugees in Tanzania, Rwanda

[Citizen] Germany has contributed euro 2 million (about Sh5.2 billion) to World Food Programme (WFP) in order to maintain food assistance for almost half a million refugees and asylum seekers residing in Tanzania and Rwanda.

[Citizen] Germany has contributed euro 2 million (about Sh5.2 billion) to World Food Programme (WFP) in order to maintain food assistance for almost half a million refugees and asylum seekers residing in Tanzania and Rwanda.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Taking Stock of 5 Claims in Buhari’s 2018 Budget Speech

[Africa Check] Nigeria’s president is firmly back in the driving seat after two medical leaves of absence. Now mid-term, President Muhammadu Buhari has outlined his spending plans for 2018. But do his key claims add up?

[Africa Check] Nigeria's president is firmly back in the driving seat after two medical leaves of absence. Now mid-term, President Muhammadu Buhari has outlined his spending plans for 2018. But do his key claims add up?

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Think About It – What Role Do You Play in Normalising Violence Against Women?

[Daily Maverick] In 2012 The One in Nine Campaign produced this poster. It resonates deeply with the conversation we wish to provoke in the forthcoming Campaign: The PeopleVsHer; ThePeopleVsThem. The campaign is to be launched during the 16 Days of Act…

[Daily Maverick] In 2012 The One in Nine Campaign produced this poster. It resonates deeply with the conversation we wish to provoke in the forthcoming Campaign: The PeopleVsHer; ThePeopleVsThem. The campaign is to be launched during the 16 Days of Activism Opposing Violence Against Womxn and Girls by a group of organisations, collectives and individuals.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ConCourt Wants Sassa to Explain Alternative Grants Payment Scheme

[News24Wire] The Constitutional Court has asked the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) to provide reasons why an alternative payment scheme, recently suggested by its expert panel, is feasible.

[News24Wire] The Constitutional Court has asked the South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) to provide reasons why an alternative payment scheme, recently suggested by its expert panel, is feasible.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Are the Nuclear Impositions Another Bleak Zuma Legacy?

[Daily Maverick] Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba and his predecessors Pravin Gordhan and Nhlanhla Nene were all right – we cannot afford nuclear while we cannot pay existing bills. By STEVE THORNE & GLYNN MORRIS.

[Daily Maverick] Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba and his predecessors Pravin Gordhan and Nhlanhla Nene were all right - we cannot afford nuclear while we cannot pay existing bills. By STEVE THORNE & GLYNN MORRIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa