Anambra Church Shooting – Tears, Sorrow As Survivors Narrate Ordeal

[Premium Times] A lone gunman entered the Saint Philips Catholic Church in Ozubulu, Anambra State, emptied his cartridge, reloaded it and continued shooting before driving away in a waiting car, a witness has told PREMIUM TIMES.

[Premium Times] A lone gunman entered the Saint Philips Catholic Church in Ozubulu, Anambra State, emptied his cartridge, reloaded it and continued shooting before driving away in a waiting car, a witness has told PREMIUM TIMES.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

SA Open for Business

[SAnews.gov.za] South Africa is open for business and awaits partnerships from the Zambian and regional private sector, says President Jacob Zuma.

[SAnews.gov.za] South Africa is open for business and awaits partnerships from the Zambian and regional private sector, says President Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Minister Engages With Sibanye Gold

[SAnews.gov.za] Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has met with the CEO of Sibanye Gold Neal Froneman and his executives, following the company’s announcement of planned retrenchments.

[SAnews.gov.za] Mineral Resources Minister Mosebenzi Zwane has met with the CEO of Sibanye Gold Neal Froneman and his executives, following the company's announcement of planned retrenchments.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Agricultural Show Promotes Emerging Farmers in SADC

[SAnews.gov.za] The 91st Agricultural and Commercial Show in Zambia provided an opportunity to promote the agricultural sector mostly the products of emerging farmers from Zambia and the SADC region.

[SAnews.gov.za] The 91st Agricultural and Commercial Show in Zambia provided an opportunity to promote the agricultural sector mostly the products of emerging farmers from Zambia and the SADC region.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

What Would Sol Plaatje and Others Have Done Today?

[Daily Maverick] It’s easy when looking at the tired, tawdry ANC of today – bereft of leadership and ethics – to forget its history and its intellectual roots. Some mockingly refer to the “uneducated” Jacob Zuma and use easy analysis to discard the ANC…

[Daily Maverick] It's easy when looking at the tired, tawdry ANC of today - bereft of leadership and ethics - to forget its history and its intellectual roots. Some mockingly refer to the "uneducated" Jacob Zuma and use easy analysis to discard the ANC's history. Its founders were individuals who understood the power of engagement and of ideas, even when the ANC was divided and its own internal politics fraught. The same cannot be said of the current leadership.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

PDP Threatens Legal Action Against Kano Speaker

[Leadership] Abuja -The national leadership of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday threatened legal action against the Speaker of the Kano State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Yusuf Abdullahi Ata, for allegedly disobeying a Supreme Court order to swea…

[Leadership] Abuja -The national leadership of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) yesterday threatened legal action against the Speaker of the Kano State House of Assembly, Rt Hon. Yusuf Abdullahi Ata, for allegedly disobeying a Supreme Court order to swear in a PDP lawmaker 26 days after it was given.

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A Moment in History – Voices Raised in Unison in Support of Motion of No Confidence

[Daily Maverick] In 100 years’ time a young South African researching our history will come upon a trove of material documenting what is about to go down in the country in the next few days. In the archive will be a roll call and a public record of tho…

[Daily Maverick] In 100 years' time a young South African researching our history will come upon a trove of material documenting what is about to go down in the country in the next few days. In the archive will be a roll call and a public record of those who spoke out, those who supported the current ANC leadership as embodied in President Jacob Zuma and his cronies, and those who chose to remain silent. No matter whether the vote is secret, open or happens at all, the lines have been drawn, hands have been shown. By MARIA

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Intruder Steals Computer Monitor, Ransacks Office in Parliament

[News24Wire] Parliament confirmed on Saturday morning that an intruder had broken into the seemingly secure precinct late last month, making off with a computer keyboard and monitor after ransacking an office. Parliamentary spokesperson Moloto Mothapo …

[News24Wire] Parliament confirmed on Saturday morning that an intruder had broken into the seemingly secure precinct late last month, making off with a computer keyboard and monitor after ransacking an office. Parliamentary spokesperson Moloto Mothapo said the break-in occurred on the morning of Monday July 31 in an office in the National Council of Provinces building, which overlooks Government Avenue.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Analysis – Zuma’s Gravity Pull, or What Remains of It

[Daily Maverick] The nation, or the urban middle-class part of it, appears to be getting itself into a frenzy ahead of Tuesday’s no confidence motion in President Jacob Zuma. This is despite there being strong evidence, masked by all of the noise, that…

[Daily Maverick] The nation, or the urban middle-class part of it, appears to be getting itself into a frenzy ahead of Tuesday's no confidence motion in President Jacob Zuma. This is despite there being strong evidence, masked by all of the noise, that Zuma will still speak on Women's Day as the president of the country. However, the fact that he is in this position, and that people believe his position is at risk, is another indication that he is on the back foot. Based on what we can see, he is finding it difficult to ac

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