Cholera Threatens to Sweep Across the Country During Rainy Season

[VOA] The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is calling for rapid action to prevent a cholera epidemic in South Sudan from spiraling out of control as the rainy season in the country progresses.

[VOA] The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is calling for rapid action to prevent a cholera epidemic in South Sudan from spiraling out of control as the rainy season in the country progresses.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

President Presides Over Launch of African Regional Centre of Brics New Development Bank

[Govt of SA] The President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Mr Jacob Zuma, will preside over the launch of the African Regional Centre of the New Development Bank (NDB) on 17 August 2017. The President will be joined by the President of …

[Govt of SA] The President of the Republic of South Africa, His Excellency Mr Jacob Zuma, will preside over the launch of the African Regional Centre of the New Development Bank (NDB) on 17 August 2017. The President will be joined by the President of the NDB, Mr Kundapur Vaman Kamath, cabinet ministers, NDB executives and other dignitaries.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Violence On Women – Police Action Will Speak Louder Than Words

[Daily Maverick] Deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana is missing in action, and apparently police can’t find him, while the prosecuting authority has publicly said it has yet to receive a docket. Or is it just the SAPS getting all its ducks …

[Daily Maverick] Deputy Higher Education Minister Mduduzi Manana is missing in action, and apparently police can't find him, while the prosecuting authority has publicly said it has yet to receive a docket. Or is it just the SAPS getting all its ducks in a row before arresting a high-profile ANC politician? And if that's the case, what about police action with regards to the tens of thousands of other women beaten, assaulted, raped and murdered in South Africa?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MPs’ Gamble for ‘Bigger’ Seats Flops Miserably

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Former National Assembly Minority Whip Thomas Mwadeghu, Kakamega Senator Boni Khalwale, Taita Taveta County Woman Representative Joyce Lay, Kilifi North MP Gideon Mung’aro are among 11th Parliament MPs whose gamble to ascend to ‘h…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Former National Assembly Minority Whip Thomas Mwadeghu, Kakamega Senator Boni Khalwale, Taita Taveta County Woman Representative Joyce Lay, Kilifi North MP Gideon Mung'aro are among 11th Parliament MPs whose gamble to ascend to 'higher' seats did not pay off after they lost in gubernatorial or senatorial races.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

There Were No Surprises On 8 August

[Daily Maverick] The ANC loathes nothing more than to be viewed as an unwelcomed government that has no legitimacy. This is the reason we shall continue to allow all motions including the next motion by the DA to force early elections.

[Daily Maverick] The ANC loathes nothing more than to be viewed as an unwelcomed government that has no legitimacy. This is the reason we shall continue to allow all motions including the next motion by the DA to force early elections.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

King Kong – Legend of a Boxer – 60 Years Later, Does It Stand the Test of Time?

[Daily Maverick] It was billed as an “all-African jazz opera”; it was a unique collaboration between black and white, South Africa and the UK. After its opening at the Wits theatre in 1959 it was seen locally by 200,000 people including a young Nelson …

[Daily Maverick] It was billed as an "all-African jazz opera"; it was a unique collaboration between black and white, South Africa and the UK. After its opening at the Wits theatre in 1959 it was seen locally by 200,000 people including a young Nelson Mandela. "King Kong" featured some of the greatest and most influential South African talents including composer Todd Matshikiza as well as musicians and singers like Jonas Gwangwa, Hugh Masekela, Caiphus Semenya, Kippie Moeketsi, Miriam Makeba and Letta Mbulu. Does the reima

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa