ANCYL in KZN Requests Meeting Over Kathrada Memorial Apology

[News24Wire] The ANC Youth League in KwaZulu-Natal has written a letter to the Active Citizens Movement asking for a meeting to discuss the organisation’s demand for an apology for the league’s behaviour during the Ahmed Kathrada memorial in Durban las…

[News24Wire] The ANC Youth League in KwaZulu-Natal has written a letter to the Active Citizens Movement asking for a meeting to discuss the organisation's demand for an apology for the league's behaviour during the Ahmed Kathrada memorial in Durban last week.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Acting National Commissioner Condemns Ongoing Attacks On and Killing of Police Members

[SAPS] Pretoria -The Acting National Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane, calls on communities to continue to support the South African Police Service by condemning the callous attacks on and/or murders of members of the South Afr…

[SAPS] Pretoria -The Acting National Police Commissioner, Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane, calls on communities to continue to support the South African Police Service by condemning the callous attacks on and/or murders of members of the South African Police Service.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why a Lagos Slum Is Producing Nigeria’s Top Football Talents

[This Day] Taribo West is just one of the many top footballers to come out of Ajegunle, Ajegunle is known for being one of Lagos’ toughest, most dangerous slums, but it also has another reputation – for producing some of Nigeria’s top footballers. So w…

[This Day] Taribo West is just one of the many top footballers to come out of Ajegunle, Ajegunle is known for being one of Lagos' toughest, most dangerous slums, but it also has another reputation - for producing some of Nigeria's top footballers. So what's the secret to its unlikely success?

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Pair Steals 30 Tonnes of Maize

[The Herald] Two Harare men allegedly connived with an official at the Department of Social Welfare and stole 30 tonnes of maize for the drought relief programme.

[The Herald] Two Harare men allegedly connived with an official at the Department of Social Welfare and stole 30 tonnes of maize for the drought relief programme.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Student Falls From Boyfriend’s Third Floor Room At Makerere University

[Monitor] Kampala -Police are investigating circumstances that led a female student of Makerere University to fall from her boyfriend’s third floor room in Mitchel Hall. The hall houses boys.

[Monitor] Kampala -Police are investigating circumstances that led a female student of Makerere University to fall from her boyfriend's third floor room in Mitchel Hall. The hall houses boys.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Destined for the Archives

[This Day] Last week, northern delegates to the 2014 National Conference called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to implement the conference’s report, even though the president himself has never shown any interest in doing so. Shola Oyeyipo wonders if…

[This Day] Last week, northern delegates to the 2014 National Conference called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to implement the conference's report, even though the president himself has never shown any interest in doing so. Shola Oyeyipo wonders if the report still stands any chance of seeing the light of day.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Probe Journalist Kidnap, Accord Nyanzi Fair Hearing – Activists

[Monitor] Kampala -The Ugandan government must guarantee a fair trial of Makerere University research fellow, Dr Stella Nyanzi, the National Coalition of Human Right defenders-Uganda (NCHRDU), has said.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Ugandan government must guarantee a fair trial of Makerere University research fellow, Dr Stella Nyanzi, the National Coalition of Human Right defenders-Uganda (NCHRDU), has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

SIM Card Registration Directive Illegal – Law Society

[Monitor] Kampala -Pressure is mounting on Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to review its latest directives on sim card registration, barely three days before the commission switches off subscribers registered without using the National Identific…

[Monitor] Kampala -Pressure is mounting on Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to review its latest directives on sim card registration, barely three days before the commission switches off subscribers registered without using the National Identification cards.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda