It’s Cold Outside Zuma’s ANC. but There’s Little Warmth Left Inside

[The Conversation Africa] In the liberation struggle against apartheid a small number of white people joined the battle to overthrow the South African regime. One of them, academic Raymond Suttner, was first arrested in 1975 and tortured with electric …

[The Conversation Africa] In the liberation struggle against apartheid a small number of white people joined the battle to overthrow the South African regime. One of them, academic Raymond Suttner, was first arrested in 1975 and tortured with electric shocks because he refused to supply information to the police. He then served eight years in prison because of his underground activities for the African National Congress and South African Communist Party.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Authorities Ban Foreign Journalists

[Deutsche Welle] The South Sudan Media Authority has banned at least 20 foreign journalists from media coverage in the country for what it termed as “unsubstantiated and unrealistic stories.”

[Deutsche Welle] The South Sudan Media Authority has banned at least 20 foreign journalists from media coverage in the country for what it termed as "unsubstantiated and unrealistic stories."

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Gaming Tax Defeat Sets Back Kenya Budget Plan

[East African] Kenya faces a bigger revenue shortfall in the 2017/18 financial year after lawmakers rejected a proposal by the National Treasury to increase taxes on the gambling industry.

[East African] Kenya faces a bigger revenue shortfall in the 2017/18 financial year after lawmakers rejected a proposal by the National Treasury to increase taxes on the gambling industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Outrage As Police Fine Drivers for Torn Car Seats

[New Zimbabwe] MOTORISTS say it is now effectively a crime to own in car in the country as the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) traffic officers continue to fine them for “ridiculous offences”.

[New Zimbabwe] MOTORISTS say it is now effectively a crime to own in car in the country as the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) traffic officers continue to fine them for "ridiculous offences".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Malawi Just Like the Rest of Africa Is Not Poor – President

[Nyasa Times] Malawi, just like the rest of Africa is not poor, President Professor Peter Mutharika told his audience to his address to the Oxford Union in England on Friday.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi, just like the rest of Africa is not poor, President Professor Peter Mutharika told his audience to his address to the Oxford Union in England on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Children to Start Receiving New TB Drug in September

[Nyasa Times] Children in the country are expected to start receiving the long awaited child friendly Tuberculosis (TB) drug which was launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) in December, 2015.

[Nyasa Times] Children in the country are expected to start receiving the long awaited child friendly Tuberculosis (TB) drug which was launched by the World Health Organization (WHO) in December, 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Expired and Fake Drugs Seized in Bujumbura

[Iwacu] The police discovered a large quantity of expired and fake drugs in the capital on 8 June. The police seized the drugs from a private house on 3rd Avenue in Muramvya, Kinama. The drugs included suppositories, quinine and paracetamol amongst oth…

[Iwacu] The police discovered a large quantity of expired and fake drugs in the capital on 8 June. The police seized the drugs from a private house on 3rd Avenue in Muramvya, Kinama. The drugs included suppositories, quinine and paracetamol amongst other things.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi