Decolonising Project – What Is the Place of Ubuntu?

[Daily Maverick] The decolonisation project advanced by student movements often entails retrieving practices of the past. Ubuntu has not come under careful scrutiny. The concept of ubuntu is either taken as having an obviously desirable meaning commend…

[Daily Maverick] The decolonisation project advanced by student movements often entails retrieving practices of the past. Ubuntu has not come under careful scrutiny. The concept of ubuntu is either taken as having an obviously desirable meaning commended to all South Africans or it is treated cynically. There is nothing obvious about the meanings that ubuntu should carry, being advanced by Archbishop Desmond Tutu but also business enterprises like Ubuntu Armed Response.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Senate, South East Governors to Meet Buhari Over Agitations

[Daily Trust] Reports say that the leadership of the Senate and governors from South East are to meet President Muhammadu Buhari on ways to resolve the crises emanating from the series of ethnic agitations.

[Daily Trust] Reports say that the leadership of the Senate and governors from South East are to meet President Muhammadu Buhari on ways to resolve the crises emanating from the series of ethnic agitations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Alert Cops Nabbed Two for Possession of Drugs and Stolen Goods

[SAPS] Alert East London police arrested two suspects for possession of drugs and stolen goods today. These members were busy patrolling the CBD when they spotted a suspicious man (35) and found him in possession of (10) mandrax tablets, (16) dagga bom…

[SAPS] Alert East London police arrested two suspects for possession of drugs and stolen goods today. These members were busy patrolling the CBD when they spotted a suspicious man (35) and found him in possession of (10) mandrax tablets, (16) dagga bompies and (37) dagga zolle.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Court Rejects Manji’s Key Defence Document

[Daily News] BUSINESSMAN Yussuf Manji yesterday lost an important document, a medical prescription that supports his defence in a drug abuse case he is facing at the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court.

[Daily News] BUSINESSMAN Yussuf Manji yesterday lost an important document, a medical prescription that supports his defence in a drug abuse case he is facing at the Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Mapping Initiative to Ease Dar Flood Management

[Daily News] THE World Bank (WB) and Ardhi University (ARU) have signed a landmark agreement that will see over three million Dar es Salaam residents being mapped in the second phase of the Ramani Huria initiative.

[Daily News] THE World Bank (WB) and Ardhi University (ARU) have signed a landmark agreement that will see over three million Dar es Salaam residents being mapped in the second phase of the Ramani Huria initiative.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

RUBADA ‘Had No Financial Muscle to Undertake Stiegler’s Power Plant’

[Daily News] IT has now come to light that the Controller and Auditor General (CAG) had proposed way back that the Rufiji Basin Development Authority (RUBADA) did not have the financial muscle to undertake the 2.4bn US dollars Stiegler’s Gorge Hydro-po…

[Daily News] IT has now come to light that the Controller and Auditor General (CAG) had proposed way back that the Rufiji Basin Development Authority (RUBADA) did not have the financial muscle to undertake the 2.4bn US dollars Stiegler's Gorge Hydro-power plant.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Baroka the Team to Beat in Limpopo Vs Soweto Showdown

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -HIGH-flying Baroka FC will face the biggest test of their impressive campaign thus far when they tackle Kaizer Chiefs at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Saturday. Kickoff is 18h00. The Limpopo side, the surprise package …

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -HIGH-flying Baroka FC will face the biggest test of their impressive campaign thus far when they tackle Kaizer Chiefs at the Moses Mabhida Stadium in Durban on Saturday. Kickoff is 18h00. The Limpopo side, the surprise package of the Absa Premiership campaign,are in inspired form and one of only two unbeaten sides six matches into the season. They are unbeaten alongside Golden Arrows. With 12 points, Baroka are joint leaders but only occupy second spot courtesy of a marginally inferior goal difference (fiv

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bounty Offered for Al-Shabaab Terror Kingpins

[CAJ News] Nairobi -KENYAN police are offering rewards of Sh2 million (about R260 000) for information leading to the arrest of each of several terror masterminds tormenting the East African country. Among these is a suspected al-Shabaab kingpin accuse…

[CAJ News] Nairobi -KENYAN police are offering rewards of Sh2 million (about R260 000) for information leading to the arrest of each of several terror masterminds tormenting the East African country. Among these is a suspected al-Shabaab kingpin accused of recruiting youths into terror networks and radicalisation. Mohamed Ebrahim Mohamed is said to be armed and dangerous. Members of the public have been advised to call the National Police Service headquarters upon spotting the man. Police are anticipating the offer of cash re

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Hundreds Detained for Propagating Hatred in Kenya

[CAJ News] Nairobi -KENYAN authorities have dragged more than 200 suspects, including political leaders, for hate speech in the wake of disputed elections and rising ethnic tensions. Irene Wanyoike, vice chairperson of the National Cohesion and Integra…

[CAJ News] Nairobi -KENYAN authorities have dragged more than 200 suspects, including political leaders, for hate speech in the wake of disputed elections and rising ethnic tensions. Irene Wanyoike, vice chairperson of the National Cohesion and Integration Commission (NCIC) said most of the suspects were fanning hatred through social media. Some 273 suspects, including administrators of social media platforms as Whatsapp, have been brought to court and probes are ongoing. "The rising cases of hate speech by senior politicians

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya