Why the ANC Won’t Be Able to Stay in Power By Unconstitutional Means

[Democracy Works] Very few African liberation movements – especially those who had armed wings during the struggle for liberation – which went on to come to power and dominated the newly liberated country’s army, have peacefully given up power in elect…

[Democracy Works] Very few African liberation movements - especially those who had armed wings during the struggle for liberation - which went on to come to power and dominated the newly liberated country's army, have peacefully given up power in elections they subsequently lost.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

DA Welcomes Vicki Momberg Sentencing

[DA] The DA welcomes the landmark ruling sentencing Vicki Momberg to a three-year imprisonment following her conviction on four counts of crimen injuria for racist remarks made towards a black police officer.

[DA] The DA welcomes the landmark ruling sentencing Vicki Momberg to a three-year imprisonment following her conviction on four counts of crimen injuria for racist remarks made towards a black police officer.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Election Raises Hopes for Girls’ Education, Safe Abortions

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -A change of president in Sierra Leone will bring a new chance to fight for reproductive rights and girls’ education although the lack of women in government will make it tough, activists said.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -A change of president in Sierra Leone will bring a new chance to fight for reproductive rights and girls' education although the lack of women in government will make it tough, activists said.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Govt Equips NIA for National ID Card Registration

[Ghana Presidency] Government has handed over a fleet of vehicles and other essential logistics to the National Identification Authority (NIA) to facilitate the nationwide issuance of a national ID card, known as the Ghana Card by the Authority.

[Ghana Presidency] Government has handed over a fleet of vehicles and other essential logistics to the National Identification Authority (NIA) to facilitate the nationwide issuance of a national ID card, known as the Ghana Card by the Authority.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Zim Achievers to Honour Hugh Masekela With Award

[New Zimbabwe] HUGH Masekela, the late music icon, will be honoured posthumously at the South African edition of the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards (ZAA) being held in Johannesburg next month.

[New Zimbabwe] HUGH Masekela, the late music icon, will be honoured posthumously at the South African edition of the Zimbabwe Achievers Awards (ZAA) being held in Johannesburg next month.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Batswana Case Shows How Complex the Land Issue Is in South Africa

[The Conversation Africa] Land expropriation, a hot topic in South Africa, has taken a new twist. Led by the governing ANC, the push is to now use the pre-colonial period as the reference date when deciding the land’s rightful owners.

[The Conversation Africa] Land expropriation, a hot topic in South Africa, has taken a new twist. Led by the governing ANC, the push is to now use the pre-colonial period as the reference date when deciding the land's rightful owners.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Reflections On the Historic Recordings of an Iconic South African Composer

[The Conversation Africa] From the outside, it looks like a barn. But on entering, you step into a spacious hall with a Model D Steinway piano and small recording studio. Potton Hall on the UK’s Suffolk coast is located in Benjamin Britten country. To …

[The Conversation Africa] From the outside, it looks like a barn. But on entering, you step into a spacious hall with a Model D Steinway piano and small recording studio. Potton Hall on the UK's Suffolk coast is located in Benjamin Britten country. To the north, it's half an hour from Lowestoft where the composer was born in 1913; to the south, 20 minutes from Aldeburgh where he died in 1976.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa