‘Train Surfers’ Risk Their Lives Without Fear

[GroundUp] Young men in Cape Town risk their lives by “train surfing”. Ricardo Afrika photographed and filmed train surfers by sticking his cell phone camera out of a broken window on Metrorail’s central line.

[GroundUp] Young men in Cape Town risk their lives by "train surfing". Ricardo Afrika photographed and filmed train surfers by sticking his cell phone camera out of a broken window on Metrorail's central line.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Drugs With an Estimated Value of R71 000 Confiscated in Knysna

[SAPS] Efforts to eradicate the usage and trafficking of drugs in Knysna yet again yielded positive results following the confiscation of drugs with an estimated street value of R71 000 (seventy-one-thousand-rand) in Hornlee, Knysna after information w…

[SAPS] Efforts to eradicate the usage and trafficking of drugs in Knysna yet again yielded positive results following the confiscation of drugs with an estimated street value of R71 000 (seventy-one-thousand-rand) in Hornlee, Knysna after information was received from members of the public. This bust is also evident towards the community's cooperation to rid their streets of drugs. We entice them to come forward with any information that can assist us in bringing the culprits to book.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Soccer – Kamuzu Barracks Smash Blue Eagles 3-1

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -TNM Defending Champions, Kamuzu Barracks Saturday reigned supreme as they smashed out of form Blue Eagles 3-1 in the second of the Super League played at Civo stadium in Lilongwe.

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -TNM Defending Champions, Kamuzu Barracks Saturday reigned supreme as they smashed out of form Blue Eagles 3-1 in the second of the Super League played at Civo stadium in Lilongwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Ancient Life in Modern Times

[Malawi News Agency] Nkhotakota -Dwangwa Primary School commonly known as JP (Junior Primary) is right at the centre of Dwangwa Township, a busy sugarcane growing and processing area in Nkhotakota.

[Malawi News Agency] Nkhotakota -Dwangwa Primary School commonly known as JP (Junior Primary) is right at the centre of Dwangwa Township, a busy sugarcane growing and processing area in Nkhotakota.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Tourism GDP Contribution Increases

[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA) says tourism contribution to the national Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has in the last four years increased from 2.9 per cent to about 3.5 per cent currently.

[Times of Zambia] THE Zambia Tourism Agency (ZTA) says tourism contribution to the national Gross Domestic Product (GDP) has in the last four years increased from 2.9 per cent to about 3.5 per cent currently.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

World Bank Pays International Bank U.S.$20 Billion

[Times of Zambia] THE World Bank has paid in capital of nearly $20 billion to the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development as well as the International Finance Corporation (IFC) with increased benefits.

[Times of Zambia] THE World Bank has paid in capital of nearly $20 billion to the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development as well as the International Finance Corporation (IFC) with increased benefits.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Charcoal Users Feel Price Heat

[Independent (Kampala)] Steven Byamukama has been vending charcoal for 20 years. His stall in Kisenyi, a low income section of Kampala city, is one of many on a charcoal dust covered and darkened patch almost a quarter of a football field. This is a di…

[Independent (Kampala)] Steven Byamukama has been vending charcoal for 20 years. His stall in Kisenyi, a low income section of Kampala city, is one of many on a charcoal dust covered and darkened patch almost a quarter of a football field. This is a dirty job and Byamukama employs an army of young men to do the heavy lifting. He handles the cash.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

JCC Rules Concourt Out of Order in 14 Days Interpretation

[Zambia Reports] The debate around the 14 days lapse in the hearing of the thrown out Presidential petition has been revived in the aftermath of a ruling by the Judicial Complaints Commission that ruled that the Constitutional Court erred in its interp…

[Zambia Reports] The debate around the 14 days lapse in the hearing of the thrown out Presidential petition has been revived in the aftermath of a ruling by the Judicial Complaints Commission that ruled that the Constitutional Court erred in its interpretation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia