Water Prices to Drop By 50% – Govt

[Observer] Your water bill might soon show a substantial drop, if hints of a looming drop in tariffs by the supplier, National Water and Sewerage Corporation, are anything to go by.

[Observer] Your water bill might soon show a substantial drop, if hints of a looming drop in tariffs by the supplier, National Water and Sewerage Corporation, are anything to go by.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ackermann Names 7 Boks in SA ‘A’ Squad

[News24Wire] South African ‘A’ coach Johan Ackermann has named seven Springboks in his 23-man squad to face the French Barbarians at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Friday.

[News24Wire] South African 'A' coach Johan Ackermann has named seven Springboks in his 23-man squad to face the French Barbarians at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Man Gets Stiffed for Penis Enlargement By Bogus Doctor

[News24Wire] A man who is suspected of being a bogus traditional doctor has been arrested for allegedly taking money fraudulently from a 27-year-old man with the promise that he would be able to enlarge his penis.

[News24Wire] A man who is suspected of being a bogus traditional doctor has been arrested for allegedly taking money fraudulently from a 27-year-old man with the promise that he would be able to enlarge his penis.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Push for Secret Ballot a Cynical Political Ploy

[Daily Maverick] What we are witnessing is not unprecedented. Elsewhere, political parties who find themselves on the back-foot have been known to press for secret ballots simply to rid themselves of political opponents. In pushing for this motion, the…

[Daily Maverick] What we are witnessing is not unprecedented. Elsewhere, political parties who find themselves on the back-foot have been known to press for secret ballots simply to rid themselves of political opponents. In pushing for this motion, the political opposition may be unwittingly (one hopes unwittingly) advocating for parliamentarians to be able to conduct their business away from the prying eyes of the public that elected them.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Burundi Expects Nothing Good From Geneva’

[Iwacu] Exiled civil society and the opposition are optimistic about the resolutions and recommendations that will come out of the session of the UN Human Rights Council due to start this Wednesday 14 . The case is not the same for Bujumbura.

[Iwacu] Exiled civil society and the opposition are optimistic about the resolutions and recommendations that will come out of the session of the UN Human Rights Council due to start this Wednesday 14 . The case is not the same for Bujumbura.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Diamond and Zari – Rocky Beginnings, Rockier Union

[Nation] The blogosphere has been awash with rumours since Monday about cracks in the union of celebrity couple Diamond and Zari, who are seen, in some quarters, as the African version of Kim and Kanye West.

[Nation] The blogosphere has been awash with rumours since Monday about cracks in the union of celebrity couple Diamond and Zari, who are seen, in some quarters, as the African version of Kim and Kanye West.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania