The Odd Meaning of ‘Radical Economic Transformation’ in South Africa

[The Conversation Africa] Johannesburg -The only thing radical about South Africa’s ruling party’s understanding of “radical economic transformation”, a commentator once suggested, is its use of the word ‘radical’. The comment was made a few years ago,…

[The Conversation Africa] Johannesburg -The only thing radical about South Africa's ruling party's understanding of "radical economic transformation", a commentator once suggested, is its use of the word 'radical'. The comment was made a few years ago, when the African National Congress (ANC) was in the habit of using the slogan to describe very modest change. Now it's back.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why Fighting Fire With Fire in DRC’s Virunga Park Isn’t Helping Conservation

[The Conversation Africa] Conserving nature in areas immersed in prolonged violent conflict is challenging. One such area is the Virunga National Park, located in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The park management tries to face…

[The Conversation Africa] Conserving nature in areas immersed in prolonged violent conflict is challenging. One such area is the Virunga National Park, located in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC). The park management tries to face these challenges head-on with the aim of protecting Virunga's rich biodiversity. In particular, the survival of the well-known endangered mountain gorilla is at stake.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Ulinzi Bank on Early Goals to Down Benghazi

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Trailing 1-0 from the first leg played in Cairo, Egypt last Friday, Ulinzi Stars have to win by a margin of more than two goals in the return leg against Libyan side Al-Ahly Benghazi on Saturday to advance to the first round of th…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Trailing 1-0 from the first leg played in Cairo, Egypt last Friday, Ulinzi Stars have to win by a margin of more than two goals in the return leg against Libyan side Al-Ahly Benghazi on Saturday to advance to the first round of the CAF Confederations Cup.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

RNOSC Accredits Weightlifting, Gymnastics Federations

[New Times] Rwanda National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC) has officially recognised Weightlifting and Gymnastics governing bodies as legitimate sports federations in the country.

[New Times] Rwanda National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC) has officially recognised Weightlifting and Gymnastics governing bodies as legitimate sports federations in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Health Specialists Join Doctors Strike

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe government gynaecologists and obstetricians on Friday down tools in solidarity with striking state doctors, as the nationwide industrial action entered its third day, plunging the country’ health sector into a major crisis.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe government gynaecologists and obstetricians on Friday down tools in solidarity with striking state doctors, as the nationwide industrial action entered its third day, plunging the country' health sector into a major crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

France Values Kenya as Strategic Partner, New Envoy Says

[Capital FM] Nairobi -France values Kenya as a strategic, economic, diplomatic and development partner in the region, the incoming French Ambassador to Kenya, Antoine Sivan, has said.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -France values Kenya as a strategic, economic, diplomatic and development partner in the region, the incoming French Ambassador to Kenya, Antoine Sivan, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Six Dead, 26 Hospitalised After Durban Naval Base ‘Freak’ Accident

[News24Wire] Of the six people who died in a “freak accident” at the Durban naval base on Friday, three are army officials and three are civilians, paramedics have said.

[News24Wire] Of the six people who died in a "freak accident" at the Durban naval base on Friday, three are army officials and three are civilians, paramedics have said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zuma Returns to Parliament a Week After Chaotic Address

[Deutsche Welle] Just a week after fights broke out in parliament during South African President Jacob Zuma’s national address, the leader returned to present his policies.

[Deutsche Welle] Just a week after fights broke out in parliament during South African President Jacob Zuma's national address, the leader returned to present his policies.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Abubakar Adam Ibrahim – Northern Nigeria’s ‘Literary Provocateur’

[Deutsche Welle] In his first novel “Season of Crimson Blossoms” Abubakar Adam Ibrahim speaks openly about female sexuality, broaching a taboo subject in conservative northern Nigeria. Gwendolin Hilse reports.

[Deutsche Welle] In his first novel "Season of Crimson Blossoms" Abubakar Adam Ibrahim speaks openly about female sexuality, broaching a taboo subject in conservative northern Nigeria. Gwendolin Hilse reports.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria