What’s Left of Our Family? – Graça Machel At Winnie Memorial

[News24Wire] “We, as a family, we have been blessed to have Madiba as the head of our family. We have been blessed to have Mama as a matriarch of our family. Now, what is left of us?”

[News24Wire] "We, as a family, we have been blessed to have Madiba as the head of our family. We have been blessed to have Mama as a matriarch of our family. Now, what is left of us?"

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Goodwood Inmate Bragged About Being a 28s General Before Allegedly Stabbing Two Wardens

[News24Wire] An inmate, who allegedly stabbed two wardens at the Goodwood Correctional Facility in the Western Cape, bragged that he was a 28s gang general before he stabbed them, the Department of Correctional Services said on Monday.

[News24Wire] An inmate, who allegedly stabbed two wardens at the Goodwood Correctional Facility in the Western Cape, bragged that he was a 28s gang general before he stabbed them, the Department of Correctional Services said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ogbeh, Others Urge Creation of Ranches to End Herders-Farmers Clashes

[Guardian] Abuja -Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, yesterday declared that ranches remained the only panacea if the government was desirous to end the farmers-herders clashes across the country.

[Guardian] Abuja -Minister of Agriculture, Audu Ogbeh, yesterday declared that ranches remained the only panacea if the government was desirous to end the farmers-herders clashes across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria, Kenya Electoral Chiefs Speak On Technology in Elections

[Premium Times] The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has expressed concern over the use of technology in elections particularly in the area of communication and security as seen in many countries in the …

[Premium Times] The Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC), Mahmood Yakubu, has expressed concern over the use of technology in elections particularly in the area of communication and security as seen in many countries in the past.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How President Almost Jettisoned Reelection Bid

[Guardian] Abuja -The decision by the President Muhammadu Buhari to seek second term in office in the forthcoming 2019 poll did not come as a surprise to key members of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress Part…

[Guardian] Abuja -The decision by the President Muhammadu Buhari to seek second term in office in the forthcoming 2019 poll did not come as a surprise to key members of the National Executive Committee (NEC) of the ruling All Progressives Congress Party (APC), including its 24 governors.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

DA Lays Criminal Complaint Over Magashule-Linked RDP Project

[News24Wire] The DA has laid a criminal complaint against former Free State premier and ANC secretary general Ace Magashule over contracts for RDP houses awarded to his daughter’s company.

[News24Wire] The DA has laid a criminal complaint against former Free State premier and ANC secretary general Ace Magashule over contracts for RDP houses awarded to his daughter's company.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Vaal Dam Spilling – Drought, What Drought?

[Daily Maverick] With recent rains, the drought of 2014 to 2017, for most of us, is all but forgotten. But for hydrologists a drought is only over when the whole system is flush. Even then, the operation of the system should ensure that users are optim…

[Daily Maverick] With recent rains, the drought of 2014 to 2017, for most of us, is all but forgotten. But for hydrologists a drought is only over when the whole system is flush. Even then, the operation of the system should ensure that users are optimally protected when the next drought comes round again.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

U.S. Senators Visit South Africa – Just (Not) Like Old Times

[Daily Maverick] J. BROOKS SPECTOR reminisces about US congressional visits from an earlier era to South Africa and observes the most recent four-man US Senate delegation’s visit. Good men, yes, but not much besides a smile and a handshake to offer, es…

[Daily Maverick] J. BROOKS SPECTOR reminisces about US congressional visits from an earlier era to South Africa and observes the most recent four-man US Senate delegation's visit. Good men, yes, but not much besides a smile and a handshake to offer, especially given the Trump administration's indifference - at best - to Africa and South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa