Western Envoys Meet Odinga Over Planned ‘Inauguration’

[Nation] Envoys from Western countries, business and religious leaders Friday met National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga in last-ditch efforts to stave off the political stand-off sparked by his decision to be sworn in as president on Jamhu…

[Nation] Envoys from Western countries, business and religious leaders Friday met National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga in last-ditch efforts to stave off the political stand-off sparked by his decision to be sworn in as president on Jamhuri Day next week.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

First Lady Tips Youth on Passion, Innovation

[New Times] First Lady Jeannette Kagame has urged young people to keep nurturing their talents if they are to bring to the world the relevant global solutions for socio-economic development.

[New Times] First Lady Jeannette Kagame has urged young people to keep nurturing their talents if they are to bring to the world the relevant global solutions for socio-economic development.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Ace Sound Engineer, Sheyman Bags Multiple Awards, Goes Into Audiovisual Production

[Vanguard] It was indeed another moment of pride for Nigeria few days back as one It was indeed another moment of pride for Nigeria few days back as one of the country’s entertainment custodians, Sheyman walked tall in the presence of top music stars a…

[Vanguard] It was indeed another moment of pride for Nigeria few days back as one It was indeed another moment of pride for Nigeria few days back as one of the country's entertainment custodians, Sheyman walked tall in the presence of top music stars and industry decision-makers in America as he smiled home with the Independent Artist of the Year in the Africa category at the recently concluded Hapa music award in California.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

South Africa’s Long Walk Must Continue

[Democracy Works] If we ever needed a more graphic example of what the ANC has become, we need to look no further than the video footage of armed men allegedly firing shots in the air at an ANC branch general meeting. No chair-throwing this time, rathe…

[Democracy Works] If we ever needed a more graphic example of what the ANC has become, we need to look no further than the video footage of armed men allegedly firing shots in the air at an ANC branch general meeting. No chair-throwing this time, rather something more fearsome.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Tiny Island Which Creates a Big Problem

[The Conversation Africa] For as far back as anyone could remember, Migingo was nothing more than an uninhabited pinprick on Lake Victoria. One of three small islands in the eastern waters that make up an island chain, Migingo is barely the size of hal…

[The Conversation Africa] For as far back as anyone could remember, Migingo was nothing more than an uninhabited pinprick on Lake Victoria. One of three small islands in the eastern waters that make up an island chain, Migingo is barely the size of half a football pitch. It measures about one-half acre or about two thousand square metres.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

History Explains Why South Africans On the Left Argue for Free Passes for the Rich

[The Conversation Africa] In a society like South Africa in which one racial group has dominated another, poor people are ignored in economic debates by those who claim to speak for them.

[The Conversation Africa] In a society like South Africa in which one racial group has dominated another, poor people are ignored in economic debates by those who claim to speak for them.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Detains Columnist Over Facebook Posts

[CPJ] Lomé, Togo -Cameroonian authorities detained Patrice Nganang, a Cameroonian-American academic and columnist, as he attempted to fly to Zimbabwe from Douala on December 6, according to his lawyer and media reports.

[CPJ] Lomé, Togo -Cameroonian authorities detained Patrice Nganang, a Cameroonian-American academic and columnist, as he attempted to fly to Zimbabwe from Douala on December 6, according to his lawyer and media reports.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Gunmen Attack Bullion Van in Delta, Cart Away Undisclosed Sum

[Vanguard] Asaba -Gunmen, yesterday, attacked a bullion van at the Koka Junction axis of the Benin-Onitsha expressway, Asaba, Delta State, carting away an undisclosed amount of money

[Vanguard] Asaba -Gunmen, yesterday, attacked a bullion van at the Koka Junction axis of the Benin-Onitsha expressway, Asaba, Delta State, carting away an undisclosed amount of money

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria