Fireman Assaulted, Fire Hoses Cut By ‘Drunken Hooligans’

[News24Wire] A firefighter was assaulted and two firehoses were vandalised as fire crews battled a blaze at the Foreman Road informal settlement in Durban in the early hours on Sunday morning.

[News24Wire] A firefighter was assaulted and two firehoses were vandalised as fire crews battled a blaze at the Foreman Road informal settlement in Durban in the early hours on Sunday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘A Symbolic Representation of Life’ – Behind Malawi’s Blood-Sucking Beliefs

[African Arguments] Nine people have been killed by vigilantes recently. But this isn’t the first time rumours of vampires sucking people’s blood have surfaced in Malawi.

[African Arguments] Nine people have been killed by vigilantes recently. But this isn't the first time rumours of vampires sucking people's blood have surfaced in Malawi.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Mutharika Tells North Malawi More Developments in the Offing

[Nyasa Times] President Arthur Peter Mutharika has assured people in northern region that his government is geared to start the construction of Mzuzu International Airport in January, 2018.

[Nyasa Times] President Arthur Peter Mutharika has assured people in northern region that his government is geared to start the construction of Mzuzu International Airport in January, 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

America’s Options in Niger – Join Forces to Reduce Tensions, or Fan the Flames

[The Conversation Africa] Numerous reports have appeared recently about beefing up US military presence in Niger, and potentially allowing American forces to more actively target suspected jihadist leaders in the region. This follows the deaths of US a…

[The Conversation Africa] Numerous reports have appeared recently about beefing up US military presence in Niger, and potentially allowing American forces to more actively target suspected jihadist leaders in the region. This follows the deaths of US and Nigerien soldiers in Niger on October 4.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

Egypt’s Authoritarian Regime Plays to Conservative Mainstream in Wave of LGBTQ Arrests

[The Conversation Africa] In a recent crackdown on Egypt’s LGBTQ community, the authoritarian regime of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is showing its fear of any expressions of personal freedom, particularly those by young Egyptians who lived through th…

[The Conversation Africa] In a recent crackdown on Egypt's LGBTQ community, the authoritarian regime of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi is showing its fear of any expressions of personal freedom, particularly those by young Egyptians who lived through the Arab Spring.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Mantashe Faces Heat As ANC Lock Horns Over E.Cape ‘Festival of Chairs’

[News24Wire] A heated battle over the fate of the ANC’s chaotic Eastern Cape elective conference – dubbed the “festival of chairs” – is expected to continue on Monday when the National Executive Committee reconvenes.

[News24Wire] A heated battle over the fate of the ANC's chaotic Eastern Cape elective conference - dubbed the "festival of chairs" - is expected to continue on Monday when the National Executive Committee reconvenes.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa