Ramaphosa Invokes Madiba, Biko

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa invoked the names of Steve Biko and Nelson Mandela in his address at the official opening of the Empilisweni HIV/Aids and orphans centre in Ndevana in the Eastern Cape on Sunday.

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa invoked the names of Steve Biko and Nelson Mandela in his address at the official opening of the Empilisweni HIV/Aids and orphans centre in Ndevana in the Eastern Cape on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Song Not About Olinda – Stunner

[Zimbabwe Standard] Rapper Desmond “Stunner” Chideme has denied that some controversial lyrics in his new album titled Stray Bullet are directed at his ex-wife Olinda Chapel.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Rapper Desmond "Stunner" Chideme has denied that some controversial lyrics in his new album titled Stray Bullet are directed at his ex-wife Olinda Chapel.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Co-Op Bank March on in Mumias

[Nation] Title-chasing Co-operative Bank beat Western Delight 68-39 in a tough Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) Women’s Premier league match at St. Peter’s Boys Secondary School Ground in Mumias on Saturday.

[Nation] Title-chasing Co-operative Bank beat Western Delight 68-39 in a tough Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) Women's Premier league match at St. Peter's Boys Secondary School Ground in Mumias on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

What the Papers Say – Springboks Took One Hell of a Beating

[Daily Maverick] Headline writers and pundits weren’t kind to South Africa following their embarrassing, record 57-0 defeat against the All Blacks over the weekend. ANTOINETTE MULLER gathers some of the harshest words from around the web.

[Daily Maverick] Headline writers and pundits weren't kind to South Africa following their embarrassing, record 57-0 defeat against the All Blacks over the weekend. ANTOINETTE MULLER gathers some of the harshest words from around the web.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Has Museveni Finally Touched the Ugandan Leopard?

[Monitor] In December 2015, Chris Aine, an aide to the presidential candidate Amama Mbabazi, led a scuffle with soldiers of the presidential guard, the SFC, during preparations for a campaign stop by Mbabazi in the western district of Ntungamo.

[Monitor] In December 2015, Chris Aine, an aide to the presidential candidate Amama Mbabazi, led a scuffle with soldiers of the presidential guard, the SFC, during preparations for a campaign stop by Mbabazi in the western district of Ntungamo.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kabaziguruka – MP Fighting Off Treason Charges, Poor Health

[Monitor] Kampala -“I have a task assigned by the people of Nakawa Division and I will complete it in whatever little time remaining. I will not let them down because at no time will my faith in God be wanting,” says MP Michael Kabaziguruka, who we fou…

[Monitor] Kampala -"I have a task assigned by the people of Nakawa Division and I will complete it in whatever little time remaining. I will not let them down because at no time will my faith in God be wanting," says MP Michael Kabaziguruka, who we found in an upbeat mood at his home in Luzira, a suburb of Kampala on the shores of Lake Victoria as he recounts his one year and three months in the 11th Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Heavy Rains Displace 120,000 People – Report

[Monitor] Kampala -About 12,000 people in over 20 districts have been displaced by landslides, storms and floods following the second season rainfall in Uganda, according to the September Early Warning Bulletin released by the Office of the Prime Minis…

[Monitor] Kampala -About 12,000 people in over 20 districts have been displaced by landslides, storms and floods following the second season rainfall in Uganda, according to the September Early Warning Bulletin released by the Office of the Prime Minister (OPM).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenya Lionesses Face Morocco in Cup Quarters

[Nation] Kenya Lionesses are through to the quarterfinals of the Women’s Rugby Africa Sevens Cup after they claimed comprehensive victories against their rivals on Saturday in Tunisia.

[Nation] Kenya Lionesses are through to the quarterfinals of the Women's Rugby Africa Sevens Cup after they claimed comprehensive victories against their rivals on Saturday in Tunisia.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya