ANC and Democratic Crisis – What Do We Do?

[Daily Maverick] The courts are being flooded with political matters, which ought, in the normal course of events, be resolved politically. The courts are not comfortable about hearing these cases and it creates tensions between the three arms of state…

[Daily Maverick] The courts are being flooded with political matters, which ought, in the normal course of events, be resolved politically. The courts are not comfortable about hearing these cases and it creates tensions between the three arms of state. One of the reasons for repeated recourse to the judiciary is that the ANC-led government repeatedly performs actions that run contrary to its constitutional obligations and it is backed in this by its MPs who form the majority in Parliament. This means that ensuring observa

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

War Veterans Take Colleagues to Court

[Financial Gazette] A company owned by former Zimbabwe People’s Revolutionary Army (ZIPRA) combatants has approached the High Court seeking to evict three female war veterans who allegedly invaded Castle Arms Motel.

[Financial Gazette] A company owned by former Zimbabwe People's Revolutionary Army (ZIPRA) combatants has approached the High Court seeking to evict three female war veterans who allegedly invaded Castle Arms Motel.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Firm Management Grilled Over Stalled Multibillion Teaching Tower Project

[Daily News] DAR ES SALAAM Institute of Technology (DIT) management had hard time yesterday explaining the delays in construction of a teaching facility to the Parliamentary Committee on Community Development.

[Daily News] DAR ES SALAAM Institute of Technology (DIT) management had hard time yesterday explaining the delays in construction of a teaching facility to the Parliamentary Committee on Community Development.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Infant Separated From Parasitic Twin

[VOA] Doctors at a Chicago-area hospital have successfully operated on a baby from Africa born with a parasitic twin and having four legs and two spines.The girl, known only as “Dominique” from Ivory Coast, is recovering well from the delicate and grou…

[VOA] Doctors at a Chicago-area hospital have successfully operated on a baby from Africa born with a parasitic twin and having four legs and two spines.The girl, known only as "Dominique" from Ivory Coast, is recovering well from the delicate and groundbreaking March 8 surgery and is expected to live a normal, fully-functional life.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

World Water Day – Focus On Lake Victoria the Second Largest Fresh Water Lake in the World

[This is Africa] The World Water Day is commemorated annually on the 22nd of March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of fresh water and advocating for sustainable management of such a resource. This year’s theme: “Why waste water?” is …

[This is Africa] The World Water Day is commemorated annually on the 22nd of March as a means of focusing attention on the importance of fresh water and advocating for sustainable management of such a resource. This year's theme: "Why waste water?" is about reducing and reusing waste water. We focus on the pollution of Lake Victoria.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Norman Mapeza Appointed Warriors Coach

[Financial Gazette] ZIFA has appointed FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza as interim Warriors coach ahead of the international friendly against Zambia at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday.

[Financial Gazette] ZIFA has appointed FC Platinum coach Norman Mapeza as interim Warriors coach ahead of the international friendly against Zambia at the National Sports Stadium on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Press Union Prepares Journalists for Elections

[The Point] The Gambia Press Union (GPU), in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), yesterday opened a four-day training course for journalists on election reporting, to prepare them ahead of the National Assembly election.

[The Point] The Gambia Press Union (GPU), in collaboration with the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), yesterday opened a four-day training course for journalists on election reporting, to prepare them ahead of the National Assembly election.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Economy Punishes Property Owners

[Financial Gazette] COMMERCIAL property owners are feeling the pinch of increased tenants’ defaults on lease obligations due to an unrelenting economic crisis in the country.

[Financial Gazette] COMMERCIAL property owners are feeling the pinch of increased tenants' defaults on lease obligations due to an unrelenting economic crisis in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

War Veterans Change Meeting’s Agenda

[Financial Gazette] MEMBERS of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) will now discuss the general state of affairs in the country at their meeting scheduled for today instead of issues relating to their welfare.

[Financial Gazette] MEMBERS of the Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) will now discuss the general state of affairs in the country at their meeting scheduled for today instead of issues relating to their welfare.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Sirleaf Extols Grand Kru Citizens

[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has extolled citizens of Grand Kru County for the support and patriotism demonstrated in keeping the peace for 11 years stressing: “We are proud of you citizens of Grand Kru and your support; the peace we …

[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has extolled citizens of Grand Kru County for the support and patriotism demonstrated in keeping the peace for 11 years stressing: "We are proud of you citizens of Grand Kru and your support; the peace we enjoy today could not have been possible if each of you did not play your part well, thank you Grand Kru County," she told jubilant citizens and residents of county.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia