Cyril Ramaphosa and the Cult of the Presidency

[Daily Maverick] Over the weekend, pictures of President Cyril Ramaphosa flying economy on a domestic flight hit social media. While events like this help Ramaphosa craft a new image of what being the president of South African entails, the idea of the…

[Daily Maverick] Over the weekend, pictures of President Cyril Ramaphosa flying economy on a domestic flight hit social media. While events like this help Ramaphosa craft a new image of what being the president of South African entails, the idea of the cult of the presidency helps to illustrate the shortcomings of the expectation that his "new dawn" can save South Africa. By DAVID REIERSGORD.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Capital of Seychelles Chosen to Host Forum to Promote Gender Equality, Women’s Empowerment in Africa

[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles’ capital Victoria has been chosen to host the African forum for the emancipation of women leadership in Africa in a decision made at a three-day event that took place in the island nation recently.

[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles' capital Victoria has been chosen to host the African forum for the emancipation of women leadership in Africa in a decision made at a three-day event that took place in the island nation recently.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Slow Rise in Dam Levels After Rains

[Namibian] MOST of Namibia’s major surface water reservoirs have not had their levels boosted by the past week of widespread rains over the country and are still emptier now than they had been at the same stage of the rainy season a year ago.

[Namibian] MOST of Namibia's major surface water reservoirs have not had their levels boosted by the past week of widespread rains over the country and are still emptier now than they had been at the same stage of the rainy season a year ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Namibia to Name Street After Madikizela-Mandela

[New Era] Windhoek -Plans are under way to name a street in honour of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela as per President Hage Geingob’s directive in 2015, Swapo Party Women’s Council (SPWC) secretary Eunice Ipinge told New Era yesterday.

[New Era] Windhoek -Plans are under way to name a street in honour of Winnie Madikizela-Mandela as per President Hage Geingob's directive in 2015, Swapo Party Women's Council (SPWC) secretary Eunice Ipinge told New Era yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mutharika Says Government Determined to Develop the Country

[Malawi News Agency] Zomba -President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika said on Monday that his government remains committed to uplifting people’s living conditions through provision of various development projects.

[Malawi News Agency] Zomba -President Professor Arthur Peter Mutharika said on Monday that his government remains committed to uplifting people's living conditions through provision of various development projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Attack On Asunafo South MP’s Residence – 2 Arrested

[Ghanaian Times] Two suspects have been arrested by the police in connection with the attack on the Asunafo South Member of Parliament (MP) Mr. Eric Opoku’s residence at Sankore, in the Brong-Ahafo Region, last Saturday.

[Ghanaian Times] Two suspects have been arrested by the police in connection with the attack on the Asunafo South Member of Parliament (MP) Mr. Eric Opoku's residence at Sankore, in the Brong-Ahafo Region, last Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana