Winnie – Through It All, She Remained Unbowed

[Daily Maverick] Winnie Madikizela-Mandela’s life was full of chaos, harassment, unpredictability, torture, and solitary confinement, and whatever person she became after that, whatever errors she made, she was tested not like many others; she stumbled…

[Daily Maverick] Winnie Madikizela-Mandela's life was full of chaos, harassment, unpredictability, torture, and solitary confinement, and whatever person she became after that, whatever errors she made, she was tested not like many others; she stumbled, but she never bowed her head to the apartheid apparatus - she stood for her people to the bitter end.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fire Guts Bukalasa College Dormitory

[Monitor] Luweero -More than 120 students of Bukalasa Agriculture College in Luweero District were left without personal belongings, including scholastic materials, after a fire destroyed their dormitory on Saturday.

[Monitor] Luweero -More than 120 students of Bukalasa Agriculture College in Luweero District were left without personal belongings, including scholastic materials, after a fire destroyed their dormitory on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Precarious Fate of Ethiopian Forest Coffee

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopian Forest Coffee is an extraordinary product that belongs in the forefronts of the current trend of a niche market that emphasises high qualities, single origins, specific varietals and small lots. But it remains mainly undiffere…

[Addis Fortune] Ethiopian Forest Coffee is an extraordinary product that belongs in the forefronts of the current trend of a niche market that emphasises high qualities, single origins, specific varietals and small lots. But it remains mainly undifferentiated in the marketplace. That though is about to change with a new certification scheme by an overseas-based NGO, writes Ambessaw Assegued (assegued@anfilo.com).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Crack Down on Gangs

[Nation] For a country grappling with the grave terrorist threat spilling over from lawless Somalia, the emergence of organised criminal gangs only compounds the situation. The people are exposed to double jeopardy: They have to contend with homegrown …

[Nation] For a country grappling with the grave terrorist threat spilling over from lawless Somalia, the emergence of organised criminal gangs only compounds the situation. The people are exposed to double jeopardy: They have to contend with homegrown crooks and also the terrorists, who have caused so much pain with deadly attacks in northeastern, Nairobi and other regions.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Police Chief Gives 30-Day Deadline to Senior Officers

[Monitor] Kampala -The new Inspector General of Police (IGP) has given police directors one month to streamline their departments to fit strict policing standards or be relieved of their duties.

[Monitor] Kampala -The new Inspector General of Police (IGP) has given police directors one month to streamline their departments to fit strict policing standards or be relieved of their duties.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda