Opposition Leader Tshisekedi Dies At 84

[Deutsche Welle] Longtime opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi has died in Brussels, after traveling there last week for a medical check-up. In Kinshasha, police used tear gas on his supporters who had gathered to mourn their hero.

[Deutsche Welle] Longtime opposition leader Etienne Tshisekedi has died in Brussels, after traveling there last week for a medical check-up. In Kinshasha, police used tear gas on his supporters who had gathered to mourn their hero.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Murdered Paarl Woman Was Pregnant – Prosecution

[News24Wire] Murdered Nicola Pienaar was pregnant when she was killed, a crime the State believes was premeditated, it emerged in the Paarl Magistrate’s Court on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Murdered Nicola Pienaar was pregnant when she was killed, a crime the State believes was premeditated, it emerged in the Paarl Magistrate's Court on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MPs Up to the Task of Fixing Troubled Public Broadcaster?

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s public broadcaster, the SABC, is in trouble. It has been for years. But things are a little more dangerous than before. There are two critical processes on the go, one to address the SABC’s financial and governa…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's public broadcaster, the SABC, is in trouble. It has been for years. But things are a little more dangerous than before. There are two critical processes on the go, one to address the SABC's financial and governance crises and the second to appoint an interim board.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Systemic Racism Behind South Africa’s Failure to Transform Its Economy

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa suffers from high levels of poverty, racism and inequality. This can be almost entirely attributed to centuries of conflict between white settlers and indigenous Africans. Apartheid reduced black Africans to the p…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa suffers from high levels of poverty, racism and inequality. This can be almost entirely attributed to centuries of conflict between white settlers and indigenous Africans. Apartheid reduced black Africans to the periphery of the economy. Many were condemned to landlessness and poverty.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa