Insurance Firms Eye Govt Assets

[Observer] After this month, about 800 insurance professionals from all over the world will gather in Uganda to begin discussions on how to improve insurance penetration in sub-Saharan Africa.

[Observer] After this month, about 800 insurance professionals from all over the world will gather in Uganda to begin discussions on how to improve insurance penetration in sub-Saharan Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

I Stand By My Decision to Reshuffle Northern Cape Cabinet – Premier

[News24Wire] Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas has defended her decision to reshuffle her Cabinet, despite widespread criticism from the ANC nationally, in the province and from alliance partners.

[News24Wire] Northern Cape Premier Sylvia Lucas has defended her decision to reshuffle her Cabinet, despite widespread criticism from the ANC nationally, in the province and from alliance partners.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Former ANC Treasurer Open to Leading Ruling Party

[News24Wire] Former ANC treasurer Mathews Phosa says he is willing to throw his hat in the ring for the presidential race but will only do so if he is supported by strong, incorruptible leaders.

[News24Wire] Former ANC treasurer Mathews Phosa says he is willing to throw his hat in the ring for the presidential race but will only do so if he is supported by strong, incorruptible leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

One Year Later, Challenges Weigh Museveni Down

[Observer] When President Museveni took oath to serve another five years on May 12 last year, a kilogram of maize flour was retailing at Shs 1,200 while the dollar was trad- ing at Shs 3,350 against the shilling.

[Observer] When President Museveni took oath to serve another five years on May 12 last year, a kilogram of maize flour was retailing at Shs 1,200 while the dollar was trad- ing at Shs 3,350 against the shilling.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Weather Forces Sani2c’s Hand On Stage 2

[News24Wire] Higher than predicted rainfall overnight has forced race organisers to make the iconic second stage of the sani2c from Mackenzie Club to Jolivet a neutral stage, meaning that no riders will be racing due to safety concerns.

[News24Wire] Higher than predicted rainfall overnight has forced race organisers to make the iconic second stage of the sani2c from Mackenzie Club to Jolivet a neutral stage, meaning that no riders will be racing due to safety concerns.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why Uganda Needs an Engaged Intelligentsia

[Observer] Yesterday, we launched a think tank at Makerere University, the Society for Justice and National Unity (SoJNU). Majority of the founder members are senior scholars at Makerere, a few of them veterans in the Ugandan democratic struggle.

[Observer] Yesterday, we launched a think tank at Makerere University, the Society for Justice and National Unity (SoJNU). Majority of the founder members are senior scholars at Makerere, a few of them veterans in the Ugandan democratic struggle.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Runtown Releases New Single Titled “For Life”

[Vanguard] Still basking in the euphoria of the huge success of his last single ‘Mad Over You’, Nigerian popstar, Runtown is back with his first official song of the year 2017.

[Vanguard] Still basking in the euphoria of the huge success of his last single 'Mad Over You', Nigerian popstar, Runtown is back with his first official song of the year 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cyril Ramaphosa’s Marikana Massacre ‘Apology’ Is Disingenuous and Dishonest

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has “apologised” for his actions in the run up the Marikana massacre when police killed 34 striking mineworkers on August 16, 2012. His supposed apology during a speech at Rhod…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa, has "apologised" for his actions in the run up the Marikana massacre when police killed 34 striking mineworkers on August 16, 2012. His supposed apology during a speech at Rhodes University on May 7, 2017 - reportedly followed advice by struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela that he make amends and visit Marikana.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Moral Courage and Ethical Leadership in the ANC

[Daily Maverick] The quality of our leadership is the biggest liability that confronts us today. But there is an opportunity to remedy this situation. We must be relentless in calling out bad actions. Moreover, we must mobilise for the election of a va…

[Daily Maverick] The quality of our leadership is the biggest liability that confronts us today. But there is an opportunity to remedy this situation. We must be relentless in calling out bad actions. Moreover, we must mobilise for the election of a values-based leadership cadre, which will demonstrate its ability to "pass through the eye of the needle".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa