Families and Well-Wishers Await Aragie and Nega’s Prison Release

[Addis Standard] Upbeat and hopeful to see their loved one, Andualem Aragie, family members and friends were patiently waiting for Aragie’s release for hours. Before he was sentenced to life in prison, Andualem Aragie was vice president and press secretary of the Unity for Democracy & Justice (UDJ) party.

[Addis Standard] Upbeat and hopeful to see their loved one, Andualem Aragie, family members and friends were patiently waiting for Aragie's release for hours. Before he was sentenced to life in prison, Andualem Aragie was vice president and press secretary of the Unity for Democracy & Justice (UDJ) party.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Initiative to Support 3.5 Million Farmers Launched

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (Agra) has started an initiative to support 3.5 million small scale farmers to sustainably transform their mode of farming to commercially viable and profitable.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (Agra) has started an initiative to support 3.5 million small scale farmers to sustainably transform their mode of farming to commercially viable and profitable.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

CS Amina to Sustain Matiangi Reforms in Education

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The new Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed reaffirmed her commitment to sustain implementation of reforms at the ministry initiated by her predecessor Fred Matiangi, when she met top officials Tuesday.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The new Education Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohamed reaffirmed her commitment to sustain implementation of reforms at the ministry initiated by her predecessor Fred Matiangi, when she met top officials Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

DPP Asks Court to Cancel Summonses Against Boinnet, Kinoti

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) wants court summonses against National Police Service Inspector General Joseph Boinnet and Directorate for Criminal Investigations chief George Kinoti rescinded.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions (ODPP) wants court summonses against National Police Service Inspector General Joseph Boinnet and Directorate for Criminal Investigations chief George Kinoti rescinded.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Campaign to Contain Cholera Spread in Garissa Enhanced

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Health officials in Garissa and the neighbouring Madogo Division of Tana River County have stepped up their campaigns to stop the spread of a cholera outbreak that has claimed eight lives so far.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Health officials in Garissa and the neighbouring Madogo Division of Tana River County have stepped up their campaigns to stop the spread of a cholera outbreak that has claimed eight lives so far.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Net Tightens On Guptas As Hawks Move in On Saxonwold and Also Conduct Arrests

[Daily Maverick] Wednesday was supposed to be D-Day for President Jacob Zuma, but thus far it’s also shaping up to be a day of reckoning for his friends. The Hawks have confirmed that they have raided Gupta-linked properties around Gauteng and arrested…

[Daily Maverick] Wednesday was supposed to be D-Day for President Jacob Zuma, but thus far it's also shaping up to be a day of reckoning for his friends. The Hawks have confirmed that they have raided Gupta-linked properties around Gauteng and arrested three people with further arrests planned. Much information circulating is speculative and the operation is described as "ongoing" - but here's what we know so far. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Jacob Zuma Is a Delinquent President Who Has Ignored the ANC Leadership, So What Now?

[Daily Maverick] When a democratically elected president opts not to resign, he is not breaking the law. When a former ANC president decides not to the leave the highest office, he is not breaking the law. When a cadre of the ANC who has been recalled,…

[Daily Maverick] When a democratically elected president opts not to resign, he is not breaking the law. When a former ANC president decides not to the leave the highest office, he is not breaking the law. When a cadre of the ANC who has been recalled, decides to ignore the leadership of the party, he is not breaking the law. President Jacob Zuma is not a criminal, not in the legal sense. Not yet. But he is a delinquent president, one who has "failed in his duty", as the term signifies. He is a PW Botha-style autocrat who

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zuma Cornered – ANC Parliamentarians Mark the Final 24 Hours

[Daily Maverick] The ANC parliamentary caucus drew the line in the sand on Wednesday, closing down options for defiance by President Jacob Zuma after his party’s decision to recall him from the Union Buildings. If Zuma does not tender his resignation s…

[Daily Maverick] The ANC parliamentary caucus drew the line in the sand on Wednesday, closing down options for defiance by President Jacob Zuma after his party's decision to recall him from the Union Buildings. If Zuma does not tender his resignation sometime on Wednesday, a sitting of the House on Thursday will debate the EFF motion of no confidence - amended by the ANC to make it its own - and with no opposition to such a motion expected, directly move on to elect a new president. By MARIANNE MERTEN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa