No Immunity for Mugabes – Mnangagwa

[The Source] Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the country’s former ruler Robert Mugabe and his family are not immune from prosecution, dispelling reports that the former first family had been granted immunity.

[The Source] Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa says the country's former ruler Robert Mugabe and his family are not immune from prosecution, dispelling reports that the former first family had been granted immunity.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Like the Nazis, the State Capture Culprits Have Left a Paper Trail for All to See

[Daily Maverick] State Capture relies on the guise of legality to establish the infrastructure of enriching a politically connected few. And so there is a plethora of board minutes, ministerial letters or electronic communications few thought would eve…

[Daily Maverick] State Capture relies on the guise of legality to establish the infrastructure of enriching a politically connected few. And so there is a plethora of board minutes, ministerial letters or electronic communications few thought would ever see the light of day in relation to dodgy dealings at State-owned Entities (SoEs). The parliamentary inquiry into Eskom State Capture since last year has seen those in charge of governance, finances and procurement explain away such documents amid claims of amnesia and a de

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zambia – Reform in a Time of Cholera

[Daily Maverick] Zambia has failed to deliver on the needs, let alone the expectations, of its citizens. Unless something changes dramatically, the cholera crisis and other outbreaks will become commonplace.

[Daily Maverick] Zambia has failed to deliver on the needs, let alone the expectations, of its citizens. Unless something changes dramatically, the cholera crisis and other outbreaks will become commonplace.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Observers Confirm Delays in Opening Nampula Polling Stations

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican election observers have confirmed that most polling stations for Wednesday’s mayoral by-election in the northern city of Nampula did not open on time at 07.00.

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican election observers have confirmed that most polling stations for Wednesday's mayoral by-election in the northern city of Nampula did not open on time at 07.00.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Hashtags and New Websites Are Not Going to Stave Off #dayzero

[Daily Maverick] The answer to confronting the water crisis, climate change and the failure of the City of Cape Town, the Western Cape Government and the Department of Water and Sanitation will not be resolved by hashtags or town hall meetings.

[Daily Maverick] The answer to confronting the water crisis, climate change and the failure of the City of Cape Town, the Western Cape Government and the Department of Water and Sanitation will not be resolved by hashtags or town hall meetings.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Monk-E’ Yergeau Coming for Uganda’s 11th Hip-Hop for Society Event

[Independent (Kampala)] Canadian graffiti artists and rapper David ‘Monk-E’ Yergeau will make a guest appearance at Uganda’s 11th annual Hiphop for Society event at Nsambya on Sunday January 28.

[Independent (Kampala)] Canadian graffiti artists and rapper David 'Monk-E' Yergeau will make a guest appearance at Uganda's 11th annual Hiphop for Society event at Nsambya on Sunday January 28.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nampula Polling Stations Open, Many of Them Late

[AIM] Maputo -As Wednesday morning wore on, polling stations in the northern Mozambican city of Nampula opened for the mayoral by-election, but many of them considerably later than the scheduled time of 07.00.

[AIM] Maputo -As Wednesday morning wore on, polling stations in the northern Mozambican city of Nampula opened for the mayoral by-election, but many of them considerably later than the scheduled time of 07.00.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Mmusi Maimane’s War Cry – ‘Defeat Day Zero’

[Daily Maverick] Judging by the response of the crowd at the Joseph Stone Auditorium in Athlone, Cape Town on Wednesday, DA leader Mmusi Maimane is finally saying what Capetonians want to hear about the water crisis. Promises of aggressive demand manag…

[Daily Maverick] Judging by the response of the crowd at the Joseph Stone Auditorium in Athlone, Cape Town on Wednesday, DA leader Mmusi Maimane is finally saying what Capetonians want to hear about the water crisis. Promises of aggressive demand management strategies, regular updates on demand management, and a sincere "thank you" to citizens who, for their water saving efforts, were met with thunderous applause. But although the #DefeatDayZero campaign is striking the right notes, what remains unsaid is the crucial quest

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cannibal Arrested in Tete

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican police in the western city of Tete have arrested a man accused of cannibalism, after local people found him in possession of the cooked flesh of a child, whose body he had dug up from a cemetery in the outlying Tete neighbo…

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican police in the western city of Tete have arrested a man accused of cannibalism, after local people found him in possession of the cooked flesh of a child, whose body he had dug up from a cemetery in the outlying Tete neighbourhood of Chimadzi.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique