‘Lifeboat’ Scandal – an Unlikely Whistle-Blower?

[Daily Maverick] What media reports have largely glossed over is crucial new evidence from the unlikeliest source, Dr Chris Stals, the consummate insider. By HENNIE VAN VUUREN and MICHAEL MARCHANT.

[Daily Maverick] What media reports have largely glossed over is crucial new evidence from the unlikeliest source, Dr Chris Stals, the consummate insider. By HENNIE VAN VUUREN and MICHAEL MARCHANT.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Haile Gebrselassie to Grace Annual SOYA Gala Night

[Nation] Legendary Ethiopian runner, Haile Gebrselassie will be the chief celebrity guest at the Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Awards gala on Thursday at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre.

[Nation] Legendary Ethiopian runner, Haile Gebrselassie will be the chief celebrity guest at the Safaricom Sports Personality of the Year Awards gala on Thursday at the Kenyatta International Convention Centre.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Uganda Detects Bird Flu in Wild, Domestic Birds

[East African] Uganda on Sunday activated an emergency plan for epidemics control after detecting the first outbreak of a deadly bird flu that hit both wild and domestic birds in different locations.

[East African] Uganda on Sunday activated an emergency plan for epidemics control after detecting the first outbreak of a deadly bird flu that hit both wild and domestic birds in different locations.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

U.S. Charge d’Affaires Announces Execution of Decision Lifting Sanctions Starts As of Tuesday

[SNA] Khartoum -The US Charge d’Affaires in Sudan, Steven Koutsis announced that the execution of revocation of sanctions imposed on Sudan would start as of tomorrow , Tuesday, indicating that the decision came as result to talks between Sudan and the …

[SNA] Khartoum -The US Charge d'Affaires in Sudan, Steven Koutsis announced that the execution of revocation of sanctions imposed on Sudan would start as of tomorrow , Tuesday, indicating that the decision came as result to talks between Sudan and the United States that lasted for months as well as to noticeable progress made by Government of Sudan with regard to Darfur conflict, a humanitarian assistance in the Two Areas and counter terrorism.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

President Al-Bashir Receives Phone Call From Mauritanian Counterpart

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir has received a phone call from the Mauritanian President , Mohammed Wald Abdul-Aziz congratulating him on lifting the US sanctions from Sudan.

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir has received a phone call from the Mauritanian President , Mohammed Wald Abdul-Aziz congratulating him on lifting the US sanctions from Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania

Life After Office – Madonsela Still Following Her Northern Star

[Daily Maverick] Three months after her seven years as public protector ended, Thuli Madonsela is finding a new voice. And despite its calm quietness, it is a decidedly political one freed from the trappings of office and protocol. Unless there is a co…

[Daily Maverick] Three months after her seven years as public protector ended, Thuli Madonsela is finding a new voice. And despite its calm quietness, it is a decidedly political one freed from the trappings of office and protocol. Unless there is a commission of inquiry into state capture, Madonsela said on Monday, the trust deficit within Cabinet and between citizens and government will remain - and South Africa's body politic will continue to be poisoned. By MARIANNE MERTEN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

African Union Tasked With Averting Genocide in South Sudan

[East African] An investigator into the violence that erupted in South Sudan three years ago has said that the African Union, not the United Nations, should establish a trusteeship in the country to avert what human-rights groups fear is a looming geno…

[East African] An investigator into the violence that erupted in South Sudan three years ago has said that the African Union, not the United Nations, should establish a trusteeship in the country to avert what human-rights groups fear is a looming genocide.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan