Hurricane Helen – When Heavy Words Are Lightly Thrown

[Daily Maverick] The popular “three gates” test of communication refers to a triple test that any statement must pass before it should be uttered. One, is it true? Two, is it kind? Three, is it necessary? I’d add a fourth, and say pick any three: does …

[Daily Maverick] The popular "three gates" test of communication refers to a triple test that any statement must pass before it should be uttered. One, is it true? Two, is it kind? Three, is it necessary? I'd add a fourth, and say pick any three: does it build or destroy?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Not Doomed – Ntlemeza, Unrepentant and Unbreakable, Does Mega Churching

[Daily Maverick] Following perhaps the strangest media invite of the year, Lieutenant-General Mthandazo ‘Berning’ Ntlemeza made a first public appearance since Friday’s disastrous Gauteng High Court ruling regarding his legitimacy as head of the Hawks….

[Daily Maverick] Following perhaps the strangest media invite of the year, Lieutenant-General Mthandazo 'Berning' Ntlemeza made a first public appearance since Friday's disastrous Gauteng High Court ruling regarding his legitimacy as head of the Hawks. (As in, he has none). The venue was the Incredible Happenings Church, pastored by the celebrity prophet, Mboro. There were no apologies, no acknowledgement of the damage done. Just assurances from God, via Mboro, that the General was in very good standing. And if anyone was

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

20 Dead At Kintampo Waterfalls

[Ghana Star] Ghanaians are waking up this morning to the tragic news that 20 people (maybe more) were killed in a freak accident at the Kintampo Waterfalls in the Brong Ahafo Region. The accident is reported to have occurred on Sunday after a tree fell…

[Ghana Star] Ghanaians are waking up this morning to the tragic news that 20 people (maybe more) were killed in a freak accident at the Kintampo Waterfalls in the Brong Ahafo Region. The accident is reported to have occurred on Sunday after a tree fell from the top of the waterfall, crushing revelers and tourists below.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Ex-Mandela Cop Set to Be Grilled On Apartheid ‘Secrets’

[News24Wire] The policeman previously hand-picked by former president Nelson Mandela to head up an elite investigative team is set to be grilled in the witness stand on Monday and reveal more alleged apartheid-era cover-ups.

[News24Wire] The policeman previously hand-picked by former president Nelson Mandela to head up an elite investigative team is set to be grilled in the witness stand on Monday and reveal more alleged apartheid-era cover-ups.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Doom Prophet’ Back in Court

[News24Wire] Controversial prophet Lethebo Rabalago, who sprayed members of his congregation with a household insecticide aerosol, will appear in the Limpopo High Court on Monday.

[News24Wire] Controversial prophet Lethebo Rabalago, who sprayed members of his congregation with a household insecticide aerosol, will appear in the Limpopo High Court on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Oil Firm Donates Medical Equipment to Hospital

[Nyasa Times] Petroleum Importers Limited (PIL), a local fuel importation company on Friday donated assorted medical equipments worth K5 million to Ntchisi District Hospital to improve the quality of health service at the hospital.

[Nyasa Times] Petroleum Importers Limited (PIL), a local fuel importation company on Friday donated assorted medical equipments worth K5 million to Ntchisi District Hospital to improve the quality of health service at the hospital.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

EEDC Begins Installation of Pre-Paid Meters On Transformers

[Vanguard] The Enugu Electricity Distribution Commission, EEDC, has started the installation of pre- paid meters on transformers across the South-East zone to curtail incidences of over-billing bulk consumers.

[Vanguard] The Enugu Electricity Distribution Commission, EEDC, has started the installation of pre- paid meters on transformers across the South-East zone to curtail incidences of over-billing bulk consumers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Sudanese Partners Open to Dialogue On Religious Diversity’ – EU Envoy

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Jan Figel, Special Envoy for the Promotion of Freedom of Religion or Belief outside the European Union, who visited Sudan from the March 14 to 17, says that the exchanges he had during his visit “demonstrated readiness of Suda…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Jan Figel, Special Envoy for the Promotion of Freedom of Religion or Belief outside the European Union, who visited Sudan from the March 14 to 17, says that the exchanges he had during his visit "demonstrated readiness of Sudanese partners to engage in continuous and constructive dialogue on religious diversity in Sudan, Horn of Africa and globally".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Turkey Will Open Its Military Base in Somalia in April

[Shabelle] According to the Yeni Safak newspaper, the Turkish Army will train Somalia troops and troops from other African countries at the base, which has been under construction near Somalia’s airport in Mogadishu since March 2015.

[Shabelle] According to the Yeni Safak newspaper, the Turkish Army will train Somalia troops and troops from other African countries at the base, which has been under construction near Somalia's airport in Mogadishu since March 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia