South African Wonder Artist – Percy Maimela

[This is Africa] Percy Maimela is one of South Africa’s talented artists making waves. The 32 year-old artist whose portrait of Joe Mafela, which he created with salt went viral. A man of many talents, Maimela also reproduced the first coloured picture…

[This is Africa] Percy Maimela is one of South Africa's talented artists making waves. The 32 year-old artist whose portrait of Joe Mafela, which he created with salt went viral. A man of many talents, Maimela also reproduced the first coloured picture of the iconic image of the 1976 Soweto Uprising, Hector Pieterson.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Do Not Sabotage Ruling Party Votes, Says Youth Leader

[Namibian] ACTING Swapo Party Youth League secretary Veikko Nekundi said institutions like the City of Windhoek are sabotaging the ruling party’s chances of getting votes by dismantling shacks without a court order, and closing down car washes.

[Namibian] ACTING Swapo Party Youth League secretary Veikko Nekundi said institutions like the City of Windhoek are sabotaging the ruling party's chances of getting votes by dismantling shacks without a court order, and closing down car washes.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

What Powers and Rights Does Zuma Have to Sack Members of His Cabinet?

[Daily Maverick] As rumours continue to swirl that President Jacob Zuma will reshuffle his Cabinet, possibly removing the Minister of Finance from his post, the question is what constitutional or political considerations may limit the powers of the pre…

[Daily Maverick] As rumours continue to swirl that President Jacob Zuma will reshuffle his Cabinet, possibly removing the Minister of Finance from his post, the question is what constitutional or political considerations may limit the powers of the president to hire or fire individual Cabinet ministers. The short answer is that the president has the absolute power, bestowed on him by the Constitution, to decide who serves in his Cabinet. But this does not mean that there are no informal political limitations on how this po

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Serengeti Boys Campaign Receives Nationwide Boost

[Daily News] THE newly appointed minister for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports, Harrison Mwakyembe has called upon Tanzanians to rally behind the national youth soccer team, Serengeti Boys, which is due to participate at the U-17 Africa Youth Cham…

[Daily News] THE newly appointed minister for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports, Harrison Mwakyembe has called upon Tanzanians to rally behind the national youth soccer team, Serengeti Boys, which is due to participate at the U-17 Africa Youth Championship (AYC) finals in Gabon.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Missing People Sought By Police

[SAPS] Kimberley police request the assistance of the public to locate and reunite the following reported missing people; Gabriel Petrus Van Zyl, Matthew Jullies, Michael Robert Leonard, Richard Oranotse Mokale, Zongezile Jantjies Pondoyi, Edward Willi…

[SAPS] Kimberley police request the assistance of the public to locate and reunite the following reported missing people; Gabriel Petrus Van Zyl, Matthew Jullies, Michael Robert Leonard, Richard Oranotse Mokale, Zongezile Jantjies Pondoyi, Edward Williams.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Island History – 18 British Governors Who Led Seychelles Through the 20th Century

[Seychelles News Agency] As part of activities to commemorate Commonwealth Day, an exhibition was organised to showcase the British governors who worked in Seychelles from 1811 to 1976. The period was chosen because it was an important one in terms of …

[Seychelles News Agency] As part of activities to commemorate Commonwealth Day, an exhibition was organised to showcase the British governors who worked in Seychelles from 1811 to 1976. The period was chosen because it was an important one in terms of structural development and economic growth for the island nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles