The ANC and Future Without the ANC

[Daily Maverick] The outbreak of bloodshed at this past weekend’s ANC Eastern Cape elective conference is symptomatic of the broader depoliticisation of an organisation that once earned the trust and respect of very many oppressed people in South Afric…

[Daily Maverick] The outbreak of bloodshed at this past weekend's ANC Eastern Cape elective conference is symptomatic of the broader depoliticisation of an organisation that once earned the trust and respect of very many oppressed people in South Africa. That the conflict was between supporters of two candidates who both support the candidacy of Cyril Ramaphosa as the next ANC president, indicates that even at the level of electoral politics there was no difference, just as there were no strategic or tactical questions div

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Somali President Condemns Las Vegas Attack Which Killed 59

[Shabelle] On behalf of the Federal Government and the people of Somalia, president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo sends his sincere condolences to the families of the victims of the heinous act of terror in Las Vegas today.

[Shabelle] On behalf of the Federal Government and the people of Somalia, president Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo sends his sincere condolences to the families of the victims of the heinous act of terror in Las Vegas today.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Graceless – Mugabe to Visit SA Without First Lady On His Arm

[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwe’s controversial First Lady Grace Mugabe is not accompanying her husband to South Africa this week, even though she is covered by diplomatic immunity against recent assault charges in this country. By PETER FABRICIUS.

[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwe's controversial First Lady Grace Mugabe is not accompanying her husband to South Africa this week, even though she is covered by diplomatic immunity against recent assault charges in this country. By PETER FABRICIUS.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

ANC KwaZulu-Natal – Time to Sit Down and Find a Negotiated Political Solution

[Daily Maverick] The leadership of the ANC has been in meetings with the party’s KwaZulu-Natal factions for the past two days. After President Jacob Zuma met with former KZN chairperson and premier Senzo Mchunu and his supporters on Monday, the group w…

[Daily Maverick] The leadership of the ANC has been in meetings with the party's KwaZulu-Natal factions for the past two days. After President Jacob Zuma met with former KZN chairperson and premier Senzo Mchunu and his supporters on Monday, the group were confident a compromise could be reached in the troubled province. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa