Outcry Over ‘Ghosts and Girlfriends’ At ANC Eastern Cape Conference

[News24Wire] Delegates at the ANC’s Eastern Cape elective conference have cried foul over the registration process, with claims of unauthorised members being allowed to participate in the event.

[News24Wire] Delegates at the ANC's Eastern Cape elective conference have cried foul over the registration process, with claims of unauthorised members being allowed to participate in the event.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Stop Anti-LGBT Crackdown, Intimidation

[HRW] Egypt should stop arresting and harassing people suspected of homosexuality using trumped-up “debauchery” and “inciting debauchery” charges, Human Rights Watch said today. Security forces rounded up at least eleven people in the days following a …

[HRW] Egypt should stop arresting and harassing people suspected of homosexuality using trumped-up "debauchery" and "inciting debauchery" charges, Human Rights Watch said today. Security forces rounded up at least eleven people in the days following a September 22, 2017 concert in Cairo at which young concertgoers waved rainbow flags, a symbol of solidarity with lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) people, a defiant act in a country known to persecute gay men and transgender people.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Residents Storm Philippi East Police Station After 11 Killed

[News24Wire] The vast shackland falls under the policing cluster of Nyanga, which is dubbed the “crime capital” of South Africa because of its high rate of murder. Marikana has been singled out as an area very difficult to police because of the densely…

[News24Wire] The vast shackland falls under the policing cluster of Nyanga, which is dubbed the "crime capital" of South Africa because of its high rate of murder. Marikana has been singled out as an area very difficult to police because of the densely packed shacks where police vehicles cannot enter, and there is no lighting. Cape Town - Residents of the Marikana informal settlement stormed the Philippi East police station on Saturday afternoon demanding that police take action after 11 people were killed on Friday ni

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Threat of Legal Action Against Northern Cape ANC

[News24Wire] Disgruntled ANC members have threatened legal action to nullify May’s Northern Cape elective conference and halt the province’s regional conferences, which are scheduled for November this year.

[News24Wire] Disgruntled ANC members have threatened legal action to nullify May's Northern Cape elective conference and halt the province's regional conferences, which are scheduled for November this year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Oscar Mabuyane Elected ANC Eastern Cape Chair

[News24Wire] Oscar Mabuyane has been elected chair of the ANC in the Eastern Cape by a landslide at the party’s highly fractious and violent provincial elective conference.

[News24Wire] Oscar Mabuyane has been elected chair of the ANC in the Eastern Cape by a landslide at the party's highly fractious and violent provincial elective conference.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Government Mulls Over Universal Pension for Older Persons

[Daily News] AS Tanzania today joins the rest of the world to mark International Day of Older Persons, the government has directed all district authorities to make use of the day to provide the senior citizens with identification cards.

[Daily News] AS Tanzania today joins the rest of the world to mark International Day of Older Persons, the government has directed all district authorities to make use of the day to provide the senior citizens with identification cards.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Jah Prayzah’s Litmus Test

[Zimbabwe Standard] Singer Jah Prayzah has gone global and no longer needs any further local validation, as the build-up to his 10th album launch scheduled for October 13 suggests.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Singer Jah Prayzah has gone global and no longer needs any further local validation, as the build-up to his 10th album launch scheduled for October 13 suggests.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe