Amajita Wary of Wounded Senegal in Zambia

[Sascoc] Victory against Senegal on Thursday for the Amajita South African U20 national men’s team will see them qualify for the semi-finals of the CAF U20 Africa Cup of Nations currently under way in Zambia.

[Sascoc] Victory against Senegal on Thursday for the Amajita South African U20 national men's team will see them qualify for the semi-finals of the CAF U20 Africa Cup of Nations currently under way in Zambia.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

We Have a ‘Fake News’ Problem but Not One You’re Thinking of

[Nation] With the 2016 US presidential election campaigns and Donald Trump’s victory, the idea of “fake news” has taken root. Today, “fake news” is all the rage. I have seen serious attempts by African scholars to trace the history of “fake news” going…

[Nation] With the 2016 US presidential election campaigns and Donald Trump's victory, the idea of "fake news" has taken root. Today, "fake news" is all the rage. I have seen serious attempts by African scholars to trace the history of "fake news" going back about 40 years in Kenya, and even further to 70 years earlier in apartheid South Africa. So this story will be with us for a while.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Opposition Party Calls on Finance Minister to Handle Grants Crisis

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance has called for Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini to be fired and for Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to take the reins in the social grants crisis.

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance has called for Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini to be fired and for Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to take the reins in the social grants crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Social Security Firm Spites British Businessman Van Hoogstraten

[Financial Gazette] THE National Social Security Authority (NSSA) has sold its entire stake in troubled conglomerate, CFI Holdings, to ZimRe Holdings, effectively handing control of the company to the Rudlands brothers.

[Financial Gazette] THE National Social Security Authority (NSSA) has sold its entire stake in troubled conglomerate, CFI Holdings, to ZimRe Holdings, effectively handing control of the company to the Rudlands brothers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Political Parties Submit Nomination Rules

[Nation] Today, March 2, is the last day for political parties to submit their nomination rules to the electoral agency if they have any hope of fielding candidates in the August General Election.

[Nation] Today, March 2, is the last day for political parties to submit their nomination rules to the electoral agency if they have any hope of fielding candidates in the August General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Four Burundian Provinces Lack Fire Trucks

[Iwacu] The lack of firefighting equipment and trained personnel is the main challenge faced by the Civil Protection Police Unit. Four provinces namely Bubanza, Cankuzo, Mwaro and Bujumbura are not equipped with fire trucks.

[Iwacu] The lack of firefighting equipment and trained personnel is the main challenge faced by the Civil Protection Police Unit. Four provinces namely Bubanza, Cankuzo, Mwaro and Bujumbura are not equipped with fire trucks.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

TNamib’s New Brazilian Locos Unveiled

[Namibian] TRANSNAMIB yesterday unveiled its six new Brazilian locomotives, 90 new sulphuric acid tankers and two new reach stackers, which cost about half-a-billion dollars.

[Namibian] TRANSNAMIB yesterday unveiled its six new Brazilian locomotives, 90 new sulphuric acid tankers and two new reach stackers, which cost about half-a-billion dollars.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

What’s the Beef? Kenya’s Cattle Wars Spiral Out of Control

[Daily Maverick] Cattle theft is not a new phenomenon in Kenya’s Baringo County, where cows are a vital source of wealth and prestige. But ahead of the country’s presidential election, violence connected to cattle-rustling is getting worse than ever. B…

[Daily Maverick] Cattle theft is not a new phenomenon in Kenya's Baringo County, where cows are a vital source of wealth and prestige. But ahead of the country's presidential election, violence connected to cattle-rustling is getting worse than ever. By NJERI KIMANI.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya