Lessons From the Gambia to End the Impasse in South Sudan

[The Conversation Africa] Not for the first time, South Sudan appears on the International Crisis Group watch list of the world’s most volatile conflicts to watch. This is on top of climbing to second on Transparency International’s index of the most c…

[The Conversation Africa] Not for the first time, South Sudan appears on the International Crisis Group watch list of the world's most volatile conflicts to watch. This is on top of climbing to second on Transparency International's index of the most corrupt countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Minister Moyo Berates Anti-Corruption Commission

[The Herald] Zvamaida Murwira -Legislators were stunned yesterday after Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo accused the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission of being behind a break-in at his…

[The Herald] Zvamaida Murwira -Legislators were stunned yesterday after Higher and Tertiary Education, Science and Technology Development Minister Professor Jonathan Moyo accused the Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission of being behind a break-in at his offices in August last year. Prof Moyo accused Zacc of leaking the information to the media several documents he said the anti-graft body "unlawfully got" from his offices at the New Government Complex.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

New Anti-Drug Boss Receives 97 Names of Suspected Dealers

[Daily News] Ninety-seven names of suspected drug barons were yesterday handed over to newly appointed Drugs Control and Enforcement Authority (DCEA) Commissioner General Rogers Sianga.

[Daily News] Ninety-seven names of suspected drug barons were yesterday handed over to newly appointed Drugs Control and Enforcement Authority (DCEA) Commissioner General Rogers Sianga.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

#IstandWithNigeria Protests – ‘We Can Change Nigeria and We Are Coming Together to Do Just That’

[African Arguments] On Monday, hundreds took to the streets to demonstrate against a wide range of political and economic grievances with the government. They say this is just the start.

[African Arguments] On Monday, hundreds took to the streets to demonstrate against a wide range of political and economic grievances with the government. They say this is just the start.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Man Behind the Doctors Strike Mess

[Nation] Health Principal Secretary Nicholas Muraguri skipped negotiations with striking doctors and held private talks with union leaders, Cotu secretary-general Francis Atwoli has told the Nation.

[Nation] Health Principal Secretary Nicholas Muraguri skipped negotiations with striking doctors and held private talks with union leaders, Cotu secretary-general Francis Atwoli has told the Nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Asians Dominating Govt Procurement, MP Laments

[Nyasa Times] Racial tensions, linked to the Malawian Asians’ economic dominance, do still exist, but it’s downplayed. However, Karonga central member of parliament Frank Tumpale Mwenifumbo spoke strongly in support of indigenous Malawians and that gov…

[Nyasa Times] Racial tensions, linked to the Malawian Asians' economic dominance, do still exist, but it's downplayed. However, Karonga central member of parliament Frank Tumpale Mwenifumbo spoke strongly in support of indigenous Malawians and that government should liberate its people from the continuing bondage of poverty, deprivation and economic inequality.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

There’s a Way Out of War and Fragility

[The Conversation Africa] South Sudan has faced significant challenges since civil war broke out in December 2013. The violence was triggered by disagreements between President Salva Kiir and former Vice President Riek Machar. Since then conflict has b…

[The Conversation Africa] South Sudan has faced significant challenges since civil war broke out in December 2013. The violence was triggered by disagreements between President Salva Kiir and former Vice President Riek Machar. Since then conflict has become widespread and has flared in previously peaceful regions. Atrocities are taking on an increasingly ethnic nature.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Award-Winning South African Punk Documentary Is Back. Why It’s So Special

[The Conversation Africa] An award-winning documentary about the iconic South African Afrikaans punk-rock band Fokofpolisiekar (Afrikaans for “fuck off police car”) made nearly 10 years ago is back on screen; this time on the small screen. The band, wh…

[The Conversation Africa] An award-winning documentary about the iconic South African Afrikaans punk-rock band Fokofpolisiekar (Afrikaans for "fuck off police car") made nearly 10 years ago is back on screen; this time on the small screen. The band, which was formed in 2003, was instrumental in articulating the disillusionment and rebellion of Afrikaans youth growing up in the dreary suburbs outside Cape Town. These young people felt disconnected from their Afrikaner heritage and from the political realities of post-apartheid South

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Patient Deaths Show South Africa’s Care for the Mentally Ill Is in Disarray

[The Conversation Africa] A report in South Africa detailing the death of 94 people with mental health disorders who were moved from the Life Esidemeni Hospital and placed in inadequate facilities has sparked outrage and led to Qedani Mahlangu stepping…

[The Conversation Africa] A report in South Africa detailing the death of 94 people with mental health disorders who were moved from the Life Esidemeni Hospital and placed in inadequate facilities has sparked outrage and led to Qedani Mahlangu stepping down as the local government Minister of Health in Gauteng province. Janine Bezuidenhout and Shehnaz Munshi unpack the report and what it reveals about mental health care in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa