Suspect Arrested After the Shooting of Three Persons in Rocklands

[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 had been shot

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Runner Dies in Kilimanjaro Marathon

[Nation] Kenyan runners might have asserted their supremacy to dominate the Kilimanjaro Marathon on Sunday but that was dampened by the death of its athlete Charles Maroa upon finishing the 21km race.

[Nation] Kenyan runners might have asserted their supremacy to dominate the Kilimanjaro Marathon on Sunday but that was dampened by the death of its athlete Charles Maroa upon finishing the 21km race.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Education CS Distances Himself From Lecturers’ Pay Talks

[Nation] Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has distanced himself from talks geared towards ending the lecturers’ strike, saying he does not want to interfere with the due process.

[Nation] Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i has distanced himself from talks geared towards ending the lecturers' strike, saying he does not want to interfere with the due process.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Witness Recalls Words of Carl Schoombie’s Killer

[News24Wire] A Rondebosch resident on Monday described how she woke to the screams of two women and saw a person delivering blows to Carl Schoombie’s body on the road outside her complex building in 2015.

[News24Wire] A Rondebosch resident on Monday described how she woke to the screams of two women and saw a person delivering blows to Carl Schoombie's body on the road outside her complex building in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Maji Maji Memorial in Songea

[East African] February 27 is memorable to the people of Songea, Tanzania, as it is on this day that German colonial rulers executed the leaders of the Maji Maji Rebellion one of Africa’s greatest wars of resistance, that was fought between 1905 and 1907.

[East African] February 27 is memorable to the people of Songea, Tanzania, as it is on this day that German colonial rulers executed the leaders of the Maji Maji Rebellion one of Africa's greatest wars of resistance, that was fought between 1905 and 1907.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

South Africa Proposes Sinister New Afrophobic Laws

[This is Africa] Government’s proposals to clampdown on immigration and a recent disgraceful xenophobic march against African and Asian nationals living in South Africa reveals a society from top to bottom, across the political spectrum, confused and a…

[This is Africa] Government's proposals to clampdown on immigration and a recent disgraceful xenophobic march against African and Asian nationals living in South Africa reveals a society from top to bottom, across the political spectrum, confused and at odds with the values embraced by its Constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

In Uganda, Money Can Buy an EALA Seat – in Rwanda It Is Godfathers

[East African] For the past couple of weeks, the media in Uganda has been awash with claims of vote buying by individuals vying to represent the country in the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA).

[East African] For the past couple of weeks, the media in Uganda has been awash with claims of vote buying by individuals vying to represent the country in the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Brimstone Pays Out 15th Consecutive Dividend

[News24Wire] Brimstone [JSE:BRN] recorded a 22% increase in revenue and a 147% increase in operating profit for the financial year ended 31 December 2016, the company announced on Monday.

[News24Wire] Brimstone [JSE:BRN] recorded a 22% increase in revenue and a 147% increase in operating profit for the financial year ended 31 December 2016, the company announced on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Duo Busted for Robbery in Heinz Park

[SAPS] Two suspects were arrested and are expected to appear in court this week after they were arrested on Friday 2017-02-24, minutes after they had robbed a man of his cell phone and wallet.

[SAPS] Two suspects were arrested and are expected to appear in court this week after they were arrested on Friday 2017-02-24, minutes after they had robbed a man of his cell phone and wallet.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa