President Kiir Faces Fresh Rebellion As Senior Military Officers Resign

[East African] South Sudanese President Salva Kiir is facing a series of defections from the army as other communities accuse him of favouring his Dinka community in promotions.

[East African] South Sudanese President Salva Kiir is facing a series of defections from the army as other communities accuse him of favouring his Dinka community in promotions.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

The Condom Divide in Sudan

[East African] Islamists and secularists are virtually at war in Sudan over a recent newspaper article on the condom usage and the concept of the faithfulness among couples.

[East African] Islamists and secularists are virtually at war in Sudan over a recent newspaper article on the condom usage and the concept of the faithfulness among couples.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Kenyan Budget Airline Seeks Licences to 11 African Countries

[East African] Kenya’s low-cost airline Jambojet has applied for licences to fly to destinations in 11 African countries in renewed efforts to expand operations beyond the country.

[East African] Kenya's low-cost airline Jambojet has applied for licences to fly to destinations in 11 African countries in renewed efforts to expand operations beyond the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Suspect Arrested After the Shooting of Three Persons in Rocklands During the Past Weekend

[SAPS] On Friday 2017-02-24 at about 20:20 Mitchell’s Plain police received a complaint of a shooting at the corners of Caravelle and Diamond Streets, Rocklands. Upon their arrival they noticed an unknown man lying on the ground with multiple gunshot w…

[SAPS] On Friday 2017-02-24 at about 20:20 Mitchell's Plain police received a complaint of a shooting at the corners of Caravelle and Diamond Streets, Rocklands. Upon their arrival they noticed an unknown man lying on the ground with multiple gunshot wounds to his body. The victim, a 17 year old, passed away on the scene. A second male victim, aged 26 years, also sustained a gunshot wound to his left ankle during the same incident. He was later taken to a nearby hospital by ambulance. A third victim sustained mul

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Search Continues for Boy Who Fell Down Mineshaft

[News24Wire] Residents of the Jerusalem informal settlement in Boksburg, are still holding on to the hope that a rescue team will find a five-year-old boy who fell down a mine shaft on Saturday.

[News24Wire] Residents of the Jerusalem informal settlement in Boksburg, are still holding on to the hope that a rescue team will find a five-year-old boy who fell down a mine shaft on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Let’s Get Mining Under Way – Again

[Daily Maverick] One day, and it is inevitable, South Africa is going to have to get serious about turning its mining sector around because, whether we like it or not, mining will have to play a significant role in our country – it’s the geology that d…

[Daily Maverick] One day, and it is inevitable, South Africa is going to have to get serious about turning its mining sector around because, whether we like it or not, mining will have to play a significant role in our country - it's the geology that determines that. By DIRK DE VOS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Operational Successes Over Past Weekend Nets 159 Suspects

[SAPS] King William’s Town -Several successful operations were conducted over the past weekend and it resulted in the arrest of a total of 159 suspects for various crimes in the Uitenhage Cluster. These arrests included rape, assault with the intent to…

[SAPS] King William's Town -Several successful operations were conducted over the past weekend and it resulted in the arrest of a total of 159 suspects for various crimes in the Uitenhage Cluster. These arrests included rape, assault with the intent to do grievous bodily harm, theft out of motor vehicle, housebreaking and theft, theft and the possession of suspected stolen goods. Nine (9) persons were arrested for driving under the influence of liquor over the past weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tight Healthcare Budget Coming

[Independent (Kampala)] Analysts predict more individuals will have to pay for treatment in private clinics as government fails to deliver on its pledges and donors flee health sector

[Independent (Kampala)] Analysts predict more individuals will have to pay for treatment in private clinics as government fails to deliver on its pledges and donors flee health sector

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda