Mbeki and Zuma Booed At Madikizela-Mandela’s Funeral

[News24Wire] The mention of two of South Africa’s former presidents – Thabo Mbeki and Jacob Zuma – drew some boos from the thousands who turned up at Orlando Stadium in Soweto to bid farewell to struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

[News24Wire] The mention of two of South Africa's former presidents - Thabo Mbeki and Jacob Zuma - drew some boos from the thousands who turned up at Orlando Stadium in Soweto to bid farewell to struggle icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Regeneration Team Sets New Targets on Service Delivery

[Capital FM] The team leading the regeneration of Nairobi today committed to ambitious timelines for the delivery of key services, ranging from garbage collection to launching a mortgage refinance company.

[Capital FM] The team leading the regeneration of Nairobi today committed to ambitious timelines for the delivery of key services, ranging from garbage collection to launching a mortgage refinance company.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Quartet Sprints to Silver in 4×100 Relay

[Sascoc] Gold Coast, Australia -Akani Simbine and Henricho Bruintjies added silver medals to their Commonwealth Games sprint collection as South Africa took silver in the 4×100-metre relay on Saturday.

[Sascoc] Gold Coast, Australia -Akani Simbine and Henricho Bruintjies added silver medals to their Commonwealth Games sprint collection as South Africa took silver in the 4×100-metre relay on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Women’s Relay Team Wins Silver, Bronze at Commonwealth Games

[Premium Times] Two more medals came for Nigeria at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Australia through athletics as the country on Saturday picked the bronze in the 4X100m women’s race and a silver medal in the 4X400m women’s event.

[Premium Times] Two more medals came for Nigeria at the ongoing Commonwealth Games in Australia through athletics as the country on Saturday picked the bronze in the 4X100m women's race and a silver medal in the 4X400m women's event.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Commonwealth Games – Quadri Through to Final As Adeniyi Wins Another Wrestling Gold

[Premium Times] Nigeria’s No.1 table tennis player, Aruna Quadri, has qualified for the final of the event after defeating India’s Sharath Achanta 4-0 – 12-10, 11-9, 11-9, and 11-7. He will face Singapore’s Ning Pao in the final on Sunday

[Premium Times] Nigeria's No.1 table tennis player, Aruna Quadri, has qualified for the final of the event after defeating India's Sharath Achanta 4-0 - 12-10, 11-9, 11-9, and 11-7. He will face Singapore's Ning Pao in the final on Sunday

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Winnie Had to ‘Fall’ for South Africa to Rise

[Democracy Works] During the 1980s Winnie Mandela was the public symbol, face, and embodiment of the radical domestic turn of the struggle against apartheid, when the angry black youth almost independently from the ANC, moved to make the country ungove…

[Democracy Works] During the 1980s Winnie Mandela was the public symbol, face, and embodiment of the radical domestic turn of the struggle against apartheid, when the angry black youth almost independently from the ANC, moved to make the country ungovernable.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Business Must Tackle Its Deeply Rooted Prejudice

[The Conversation Africa] South African business’s biggest obstacle may not be government corruption, economic radicalism or skills shortages. It may be deep-rooted race and gender biases in the mainstream economy – which are more damaging because thos…

[The Conversation Africa] South African business's biggest obstacle may not be government corruption, economic radicalism or skills shortages. It may be deep-rooted race and gender biases in the mainstream economy - which are more damaging because those who hold them do not know that they do.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ironman Contestant Disappears in the Middle of the Night

[News24Wire] Police are searching for a missing Ironman contestant who went missing in the early morning hours on Friday, ahead of this weekend’s Ironman Africa championship in Port Elizabeth.

[News24Wire] Police are searching for a missing Ironman contestant who went missing in the early morning hours on Friday, ahead of this weekend's Ironman Africa championship in Port Elizabeth.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Simbine – There Was No Way Blake Was Going to Beat Me

[News24Wire] Akani Simbine and Henricho Bruintjies added silver medals to their Commonwealth Games sprint collection as South Africa took silver in the 4×100-metre relay on Saturday.

[News24Wire] Akani Simbine and Henricho Bruintjies added silver medals to their Commonwealth Games sprint collection as South Africa took silver in the 4×100-metre relay on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gold for Cheptegei In Men’s 10,000M Commonwealth Final

[Daily Monitor] Uganda’s Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei has won the athletics men’s 10,000m final during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at the Carrara Stadium on the Gold Coast on April 13, 2018.Cheptegei, who initially objected to doing the 10,000m, …

[Daily Monitor] Uganda's Joshua Kiprui Cheptegei has won the athletics men's 10,000m final during the 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games at the Carrara Stadium on the Gold Coast on April 13, 2018.Cheptegei, who initially objected to doing the 10,000m, emulated Moses Ndiema Kipsiro's 2010 New Delhi Commonwealth Games feat.Kipsiro was the first man in more than 70 years to win both the 5,000 and 10,000m races at the Commonwealth Games.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda