Redi Tlhabi’s ‘Khwezi’ – a Publishing Sensation With a Wider Message

[Daily Maverick] Broadcaster Redi Tlhabi’s book on President Jacob Zuma’s rape accuser, Fezekile Kuzwayo, continues to attract phenomenal levels of public interest. Following an unprecedented turnout at Tlhabi’s Johannesburg book launch last week, it w…

[Daily Maverick] Broadcaster Redi Tlhabi's book on President Jacob Zuma's rape accuser, Fezekile Kuzwayo, continues to attract phenomenal levels of public interest. Following an unprecedented turnout at Tlhabi's Johannesburg book launch last week, it was standing room only for the Cape Town leg of the book tour on Tuesday night. The event took place two days after President Jacob Zuma publicly expressed gratitude towards supporters during his rape trial, and again sought to underplay the seriousness of the charge. By REBEC

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nelson Mandela University Student Raped, Another Stabbed

[News24Wire] A Nelson Mandela University (NMU) student was raped and another stabbed, allegedly because she didn’t have a cellphone on her, at the Second Avenue Campus on Monday evening.

[News24Wire] A Nelson Mandela University (NMU) student was raped and another stabbed, allegedly because she didn't have a cellphone on her, at the Second Avenue Campus on Monday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Brazilian Football Legend Rivaldo Jets in

[The Herald] Brazilian football legend, Rivaldo, who starred for Spanish football giants Barcelona, was expected to arrive in the country late last night as preparations for the match between the Barca Legends and the Warriors gather momentum.

[The Herald] Brazilian football legend, Rivaldo, who starred for Spanish football giants Barcelona, was expected to arrive in the country late last night as preparations for the match between the Barca Legends and the Warriors gather momentum.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Grace Mugabe ‘Underwear Donation’ Journalist Arrested

[New Zimbabwe] A Mutare based journalist been arrested over a report claiming that First Lady Grace Mugabe donated used underwear to Zanu PF supporters in the eastern border city.

[New Zimbabwe] A Mutare based journalist been arrested over a report claiming that First Lady Grace Mugabe donated used underwear to Zanu PF supporters in the eastern border city.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Let’s Put Coca-Cola in Charge of Water

[Daily Maverick] South Africa is groaning under harsh water rationing measures. Government simply cannot supply as much water as we’d like to use, at home, in agriculture, or in factories. Perhaps it’s time to rethink why we rely on government at all.

[Daily Maverick] South Africa is groaning under harsh water rationing measures. Government simply cannot supply as much water as we'd like to use, at home, in agriculture, or in factories. Perhaps it's time to rethink why we rely on government at all.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Plaintiffs Lodge Claims Worth U.S.$15 Billion Over Marikana Shooting

[News24Wire] The South African Police Services (SAPS) are in the process of settling 653 civil claims worth R1.17bn for injuries and deaths that occurred in the 2012 Marikana massacre, MPs heard on Monday.

[News24Wire] The South African Police Services (SAPS) are in the process of settling 653 civil claims worth R1.17bn for injuries and deaths that occurred in the 2012 Marikana massacre, MPs heard on Monday.

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Al-Basher Lauds Sudan-Thailand Relations

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal, Omer Al-Basher has commended the Sudan Thailand relations as distinguished, lauding the ongoing efforts for establishment of economic partnership between the two countries.

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal, Omer Al-Basher has commended the Sudan Thailand relations as distinguished, lauding the ongoing efforts for establishment of economic partnership between the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Ibrahim Mahmud Meets Ethiopian Ambassador

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Engineer, Ibrahim Mahmud Hammed met, Monday, at the Republican Palace, the Ethiopian Ambassador to Sudan on the occasion of the expiry of his term of office in Sudan.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of the President of the Republic, Engineer, Ibrahim Mahmud Hammed met, Monday, at the Republican Palace, the Ethiopian Ambassador to Sudan on the occasion of the expiry of his term of office in Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia