Political Mood At Kathrada Memorial

[News24Wire] There was an overtly political atmosphere as hundreds began gathering at a memorial for struggle stalwart, Ahmed Kathrada, on Saturday at the Johannesburg City Hall.

[News24Wire] There was an overtly political atmosphere as hundreds began gathering at a memorial for struggle stalwart, Ahmed Kathrada, on Saturday at the Johannesburg City Hall.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Axed Ministers Hailed At Kathrada Memorial

[News24Wire] Standing ovations, stamping feet and screams of admiration greeted various recently fired ministers and their deputies at the memorial for ANC stalwart Ahmed Kathrada on Saturday.

[News24Wire] Standing ovations, stamping feet and screams of admiration greeted various recently fired ministers and their deputies at the memorial for ANC stalwart Ahmed Kathrada on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

We Couldn’t Agree With the Kathrada Family On Logistics – Gcis

[News24Wire] Government communications says it couldn’t agree with the family of anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada and had no choice but to cancel his official memorial service.

[News24Wire] Government communications says it couldn't agree with the family of anti-apartheid icon Ahmed Kathrada and had no choice but to cancel his official memorial service.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South Africa Has Lost a Key Line of Defence Against Corruption. What Now?

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s currency and bond markets plunged after a dramatic late night announcement that South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma had fired the Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas as part of a major c…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's currency and bond markets plunged after a dramatic late night announcement that South Africa's President Jacob Zuma had fired the Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his deputy Mcebisi Jonas as part of a major cabinet reshuffle.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zuma Opens the Door for Nuclear Deal

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has just witnessed a game changing cabinet reshuffle with the firing of five ministers and several deputy ministers. This included the Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his second-in-charge Mcebisi Jonas.

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has just witnessed a game changing cabinet reshuffle with the firing of five ministers and several deputy ministers. This included the Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan and his second-in-charge Mcebisi Jonas.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UN Renews Smaller DRC Peacekeeping Force

[Al Jazeera] The United Nations Security Council has renewed the mandate of the peacekeeping force in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) but decided to cut its numbers.

[Al Jazeera] The United Nations Security Council has renewed the mandate of the peacekeeping force in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) but decided to cut its numbers.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Warring Parties Release Prisoners

[Nuba Reports] The rebel Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) on March 5 repatriated 127 people captured in fighting back to Khartoum with logistical help from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and political assistance …

[Nuba Reports] The rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N) on March 5 repatriated 127 people captured in fighting back to Khartoum with logistical help from the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) and political assistance from the governments of Uganda and South Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

SPLM-N Deputy Resigns, Status of Rebel Movement Questioned

[Nuba Reports] The deputy chairman of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), Abdel-Aziz Hilu, presented his resignation from the movement on March 7 citing differences between him and the executive leadership and lack of institutional…

[Nuba Reports] The deputy chairman of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North (SPLM-N), Abdel-Aziz Hilu, presented his resignation from the movement on March 7 citing differences between him and the executive leadership and lack of institutional measures to develop the SPLM-N movement.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Africa Must Diversify Its Markets

[Ghana Star] The World Bank’s Chief Economist for Africa, Mr Albert Zeufack, says there are enormous potential for Africa to develop by diversifying its markets and exports.

[Ghana Star] The World Bank's Chief Economist for Africa, Mr Albert Zeufack, says there are enormous potential for Africa to develop by diversifying its markets and exports.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana