Meeting Thandi Klaasen – Some Idols Shine a Light On You

[Daily Maverick] It was all in her eyes. Wisdom. Love. Light. Empathy. Understanding. And more than anything, kindness. I looked into those eyes and the face I was looking at was suddenly beautiful – despite her visage, otherwise, being capable of givi…

[Daily Maverick] It was all in her eyes. Wisdom. Love. Light. Empathy. Understanding. And more than anything, kindness. I looked into those eyes and the face I was looking at was suddenly beautiful - despite her visage, otherwise, being capable of giving a small child nightmares. But that was the thing about Thandi Klaasen. She radiated. The magnificence of her soul shone out at you. Whoever threw an acid bomb at her when she was in her adolescence damaged her face, but not her spirit.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Prof SA’iid Isse Registers His Candidacy Ahead of Polls

[Shabelle] Prof Sa’iid Isse Mohamued, a presidential candidate vying for president has on Saturday registered his candidacy at the country’s electoral commission headquarters in the palace in Mogadishu.

[Shabelle] Prof Sa'iid Isse Mohamued, a presidential candidate vying for president has on Saturday registered his candidacy at the country's electoral commission headquarters in the palace in Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Govt Secures U.S.$60 Million for Coal-Bed Methane Gas

[The Herald] Government has secured a $60 million financial package for the Lupane’s coal-bed methane gas concessions which were awarded to the Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation.

[The Herald] Government has secured a $60 million financial package for the Lupane's coal-bed methane gas concessions which were awarded to the Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Man Slams Toddler to the Ground

[The Herald] A Mhangura man violently grabbed a two-year-old toddler at the centre of a paternity dispute and slammed the minor to the ground three times before forcing the mother to take a herbicide while threatening her with an axe.

[The Herald] A Mhangura man violently grabbed a two-year-old toddler at the centre of a paternity dispute and slammed the minor to the ground three times before forcing the mother to take a herbicide while threatening her with an axe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

EU Ambassadors Meet With Umma Party Leader in Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -On Saturday, the ambassadors of the member states of the European Union (EU), resident in Khartoum met with El Sadig El Mahdi, chairman of the Umma National Party, at the party’s headquarters in Omdurman.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -On Saturday, the ambassadors of the member states of the European Union (EU), resident in Khartoum met with El Sadig El Mahdi, chairman of the Umma National Party, at the party's headquarters in Omdurman.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Khartoum Summons U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Over Trump’s Order

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the US Chargé d’affaires in Khartoum today concerning President Donald Trump’s order to bar the entry of Sudanese nationals into the USA.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs summoned the US Chargé d'affaires in Khartoum today concerning President Donald Trump's order to bar the entry of Sudanese nationals into the USA.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Long Prison Sentences in Espionage Case

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A Khartoum court today handed-down hefty prison sentences to a Czech activist, a Nuba priest, and a Darfuri activist, in a case that has dragged-on for two years.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A Khartoum court today handed-down hefty prison sentences to a Czech activist, a Nuba priest, and a Darfuri activist, in a case that has dragged-on for two years.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan