We Will Defend ANC Leadership With Our Lives – Edward Zuma

[News24Wire] Attention-seeking opposition parties should not attend the State of the Nation Address in future, President Jacob Zuma’s son, Edward, said on Thursday evening.

[News24Wire] Attention-seeking opposition parties should not attend the State of the Nation Address in future, President Jacob Zuma's son, Edward, said on Thursday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Wema Sepetu Charged, Pleads Not Guilty to Bhang Charge

[Nation] Former Miss Tanzania Wema Issack Sepetu appeared before the Kisutu Residents’ Magistrate Court to face charges of being found in possession of 1.80 grams of marijuana.

[Nation] Former Miss Tanzania Wema Issack Sepetu appeared before the Kisutu Residents' Magistrate Court to face charges of being found in possession of 1.80 grams of marijuana.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Restive ANC Crowds Outside the SONA Palace Walls

[Daily Maverick] If President Jacob Zuma was ruffled by the violent chaos surrounding his 2017 State of the Nation Address, it was impossible to discern when he appeared before a cheering crowd on Cape Town’s Grand Parade directly afterwards. The event…

[Daily Maverick] If President Jacob Zuma was ruffled by the violent chaos surrounding his 2017 State of the Nation Address, it was impossible to discern when he appeared before a cheering crowd on Cape Town's Grand Parade directly afterwards. The event had been termed a People's Assembly, aimed at exhibiting the strength and unity of the ANC in the Western Cape - but at points it didn't quite turn out as planned. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

2017 State of the Faction – Where Only Might Is Right

[Daily Maverick] If we were in doubt before Thursday night, we should be in doubt no longer. It is not just that we are led by a “broken man, leading a broken country”, it’s that our politics is broken. We have lost the ability to resolve disputes poli…

[Daily Maverick] If we were in doubt before Thursday night, we should be in doubt no longer. It is not just that we are led by a "broken man, leading a broken country", it's that our politics is broken. We have lost the ability to resolve disputes politically; disagreements that cannot be solved by dialogue or the courts are now resolved through the use of violence. From the promise of a democracy in which all were given space, might is now right. And no one appears to have any solutions on the horizon. Or even to be looki

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Former Miss Tanzania Wema Sepetu Appears in Court, Gets Bail

[Daily News] Former Miss Tanzania, Wema Issac Sepetu and two others are out on bail after they appeared before the Kisutu Resident Magistrates’ Court facing one count of possessing narcotic drugs.

[Daily News] Former Miss Tanzania, Wema Issac Sepetu and two others are out on bail after they appeared before the Kisutu Resident Magistrates' Court facing one count of possessing narcotic drugs.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘Inflation’ Imported – Central Bank

[The Herald] ABOUT 58 percent of factors that pushed headline inflation rate in Zimbabwe into negative territory were external forces the country has no control over, a recent study by the Reserve Bank says. The annual inflation has continuously been i…

[The Herald] ABOUT 58 percent of factors that pushed headline inflation rate in Zimbabwe into negative territory were external forces the country has no control over, a recent study by the Reserve Bank says. The annual inflation has continuously been in negative territory from November 2014. Both food and non-food inflation have also been declining, but RBZ research showed the former as the major cause.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe