Time to Turn a New Page

[SudaNow] Come Tuesday Khartoum is scheduled to receive South Sudan President Salva Kiir in a visit that needs to be treated in a different way. Despite a long history of animosity during the civil war and even after South Sudan became an independent s…

[SudaNow] Come Tuesday Khartoum is scheduled to receive South Sudan President Salva Kiir in a visit that needs to be treated in a different way. Despite a long history of animosity during the civil war and even after South Sudan became an independent state where the two countries engaged into a fruitless encounter, it is time to turn that page and start a new one based on mutual interests.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Troops End a Bloody Siege At Hotel in Mogadishu

[Shabelle] Somali security forces have ended a bloody siege at Naasa Hablood 2 in Somalia;s capital Mogadishu, which began on Saturday afternoon, and continued till Sunday morning.

[Shabelle] Somali security forces have ended a bloody siege at Naasa Hablood 2 in Somalia;s capital Mogadishu, which began on Saturday afternoon, and continued till Sunday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

President Sends Condolences Following Deadly Hotel Attack

[Shabelle] Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has sent his condolence to the family and friends who lost their loved ones in the deadly attack on Naasa-Hablood 2 in Mogadishu.

[Shabelle] Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has sent his condolence to the family and friends who lost their loved ones in the deadly attack on Naasa-Hablood 2 in Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Goodbye to ICC

[Iwacu] The deadline for Burundi’s total withdrawal from the International Criminal Court has arrived. Bujumbura rejoices while the families of the victims express disappointment.

[Iwacu] The deadline for Burundi’s total withdrawal from the International Criminal Court has arrived. Bujumbura rejoices while the families of the victims express disappointment.

The Life of Oliver Tambo – People He Mentored Are Now Part of the Problem

[Daily Maverick] Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng reminded us that Oliver Tambo never betrayed the national democratic revolution by putting his personal desires first; in a time of much danger he led with selfless courage. He was a president who welcomed…

[Daily Maverick] Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng reminded us that Oliver Tambo never betrayed the national democratic revolution by putting his personal desires first; in a time of much danger he led with selfless courage. He was a president who welcomed dialogue and disagreement within the ANC so long as dialogue would keep the machinery of the revolutionary movement moving forward. The current leadership should take heed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Race and Catholicism in South Africa

[Daily Maverick] Framed by the important 1957 Statement on Apartheid of the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference, this article examines race and racism in the church. Having teased out the meaning of race and racism, I document the struggle of …

[Daily Maverick] Framed by the important 1957 Statement on Apartheid of the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference, this article examines race and racism in the church. Having teased out the meaning of race and racism, I document the struggle of the Catholic church to deal with conscious and unconscious racism in its 19th and 20th Century history.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Cape Water Crisis – Faqs and Honest Answers

[Daily Maverick] In the past weeks I have been inundated with questions about the water crisis in Cape Town and the Western Cape. Here is a summary of the answers to the most frequently asked questions on the topic.

[Daily Maverick] In the past weeks I have been inundated with questions about the water crisis in Cape Town and the Western Cape. Here is a summary of the answers to the most frequently asked questions on the topic.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa