Hichilema’s Release the First Step Towards Restoring Democracy in Zambia

[DA] The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the release of Zambian opposition leader, Hakainde Hichelima, from prison this morning following a decision by the State to drop the baseless treason charges brought against him in April this year.

[DA] The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the release of Zambian opposition leader, Hakainde Hichelima, from prison this morning following a decision by the State to drop the baseless treason charges brought against him in April this year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ethekwini Tries to Ban R2K KZN’s Marikana March

[R2K] Today the Right2Know KZN is holding a Marikana commemoration march to the Umlazi police station. This is part of a series of country-wide solidarity events marking five years since the Marikana massacre, to deliver a memorandum of demands to end …

[R2K] Today the Right2Know KZN is holding a Marikana commemoration march to the Umlazi police station. This is part of a series of country-wide solidarity events marking five years since the Marikana massacre, to deliver a memorandum of demands to end police brutality, respect the right to protest, and bring justice for the victims of the Marikana massacre.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bengo – Sol Bank Avails Over One Billion Kwanzas

[ANGOP] Caxito -At least 1.45 billion Kwanzas were made available from January to July this year, all over the country by Sol Bank, under the “Sol Amigo” microcredit, said on Tuesday in Caxito, northern Bengo province, by the Chairman of the Board of D…

[ANGOP] Caxito -At least 1.45 billion Kwanzas were made available from January to July this year, all over the country by Sol Bank, under the "Sol Amigo" microcredit, said on Tuesday in Caxito, northern Bengo province, by the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the banking institution, Coutinho Nobre Miguel.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Football – Palancas Negras Prepare Match Against Madagascar

[ANGOP] Luanda -Recovering from physical condition, defensive and offensive moves marked on Tuesday the training session of the Angolan national senior men’s football team in preparation for the game against their counterpart of Madagascar, for the sec…

[ANGOP] Luanda -Recovering from physical condition, defensive and offensive moves marked on Tuesday the training session of the Angolan national senior men's football team in preparation for the game against their counterpart of Madagascar, for the second leg of the last round qualifying for the final phase of the 5th edition of the Africa Cup of Nations for Home-based Players (CHAN2018), to take place in Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar

Liberia Basketball Great Orea Wright – Balling for District-17 Legislative Seat

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -As a member of the Mighty Barrolle Basketball squad and Liberia’s Lone Star in the early 1980’s, Advertus Orea Wright was a center of contention in the paint, scoring, blocking and leading the rollers to multiple basketball …

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -As a member of the Mighty Barrolle Basketball squad and Liberia's Lone Star in the early 1980's, Advertus Orea Wright was a center of contention in the paint, scoring, blocking and leading the rollers to multiple basketball championships - and that famous victory against the Nigeria Super Eagles.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Heroin Trafficking Through South Africa – Why Here and Why Now?

[The Conversation Africa] A series of large heroin seizures have been made in South Africa since 2016, but the country is just one of the pitstops on Africa’s heroin highway.

[The Conversation Africa] A series of large heroin seizures have been made in South Africa since 2016, but the country is just one of the pitstops on Africa's heroin highway.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Egypt, UN Sign Cooperation Protocol On Social Care Institutions

[Focac] Cairo -The Egyptian ministry of Social Solidarity on Tuesday signed a cooperation protocol with the UN Office on Drugs and Crime to develop social care institutions, official news agency MENA reported.

[Focac] Cairo -The Egyptian ministry of Social Solidarity on Tuesday signed a cooperation protocol with the UN Office on Drugs and Crime to develop social care institutions, official news agency MENA reported.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt