Speaker Briefed On Coming U.S. Congressional Visit to Sudan

[SNA] Khartoum -The Speaker of National Assembly, professor Ibrahim Ahmed Omar, was Wednesday briefed on the arrangements for the coming visit by an American congressional delegation, to the country

[SNA] Khartoum -The Speaker of National Assembly, professor Ibrahim Ahmed Omar, was Wednesday briefed on the arrangements for the coming visit by an American congressional delegation, to the country

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

AFC Leopards Players Boycott Training Over Delayed Salaries

[Nairobi News] AFC Leopards players have boycotted training and threatened not to honour this weekend’s Kenya Premier League match against Zoo Kericho to protest delayed salaries for the month of March.

[Nairobi News] AFC Leopards players have boycotted training and threatened not to honour this weekend's Kenya Premier League match against Zoo Kericho to protest delayed salaries for the month of March.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mugabe Party Looted U.S.$70 Million for 2013 Election – Moyo

[News24Wire] A former cabinet minister in Zimbabwe claims the ruling party used revenue from diamond fields in the east of the country to pay for $70 million worth of T-shirts and caps for the 2013 elections.

[News24Wire] A former cabinet minister in Zimbabwe claims the ruling party used revenue from diamond fields in the east of the country to pay for $70 million worth of T-shirts and caps for the 2013 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Five Fingers for Marseilles – SA’s Ghostly Western Shoots High

[Daily Maverick] A gun-slinging Western, in Sotho, shot in small-town South Africa. Sounds unlikely, but “Five Fingers for Marseilles” has already received critical acclaim at major festivals in London and Toronto and an award nomination in Cleveland. …

[Daily Maverick] A gun-slinging Western, in Sotho, shot in small-town South Africa. Sounds unlikely, but "Five Fingers for Marseilles" has already received critical acclaim at major festivals in London and Toronto and an award nomination in Cleveland. If you missed the Daily Maverick special screening, you haven't missed out yet. The film has only just opened in South African cinemas. MARELISE VAN DER MERWE caught up with the filmmakers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

What Kenyan MPs Must Learn From U.S. Senate, According to Online Community

[Nairobi News] Many Kenyans online are of the view that Members of Parliament ought to draw important lessons from the US senate on how to grill influential people in the society.

[Nairobi News] Many Kenyans online are of the view that Members of Parliament ought to draw important lessons from the US senate on how to grill influential people in the society.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Measuring the Economic Impact of Cyclones in Madagascar

[The Conversation Africa] Madagascar, Africa’s largest island, is naturally prone to cyclones. Earlier this year it was hit by one named Ava – a category three cyclone that killed at least 50 people, displaced over 50,000 and caused huge damage. And ju…

[The Conversation Africa] Madagascar, Africa's largest island, is naturally prone to cyclones. Earlier this year it was hit by one named Ava - a category three cyclone that killed at least 50 people, displaced over 50,000 and caused huge damage. And just this month another cyclone triggered flooding in the north of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar

For Asylum Seekers, the Long Walk to Freedom Is Still Beyond Reach

[News24Wire] After losing everything, heavily pregnant Ana*, 34, was forced to leave her home and country. With nowhere to go, she and her husband embarked on an arduous five-day bus trip from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to South Africa.

[News24Wire] After losing everything, heavily pregnant Ana*, 34, was forced to leave her home and country. With nowhere to go, she and her husband embarked on an arduous five-day bus trip from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) to South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Steinhoff’s Board Behaved Badly. Why It Needs to Be Held to Account

[The Conversation Africa] It’s becoming clearer by the day that the rot that caused the corporate scandal at furniture retailing giant Steinhoff International goes much deeper than one man – the CEO Markus Jooste – who has come to represent the crisis.

[The Conversation Africa] It's becoming clearer by the day that the rot that caused the corporate scandal at furniture retailing giant Steinhoff International goes much deeper than one man - the CEO Markus Jooste - who has come to represent the crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Appeal Court Affirms Fayose’s Faction As Authentic PDP in Ekiti

[This Day] Ado Ekiti -The Court of Appeal sitting in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State wednesday affirmed the election of Governor Ayodele Fayose’s protégé, Gboyega Oguntuase-led executive as the authentic leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.

[This Day] Ado Ekiti -The Court of Appeal sitting in Ado Ekiti, Ekiti State wednesday affirmed the election of Governor Ayodele Fayose's protégé, Gboyega Oguntuase-led executive as the authentic leaders of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria