Desmond Tutu Pleads for the Protection Muslims in Myanmar

[News24Wire] Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu on Thursday afternoon broke his “vow to remain silent on public affairs” to call on Myanmar de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to speak out about the Rohingya crisis.

[News24Wire] Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu on Thursday afternoon broke his "vow to remain silent on public affairs" to call on Myanmar de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi to speak out about the Rohingya crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zodwa Wabantu Tour Cancelled

[The Herald] South African dancer and socialite Zodwa Wabantu’s much-anticipated tour of the country was yesterday cancelled on the 11th hour after the artiste and show organisers agreed to move the visit to a later date.

[The Herald] South African dancer and socialite Zodwa Wabantu's much-anticipated tour of the country was yesterday cancelled on the 11th hour after the artiste and show organisers agreed to move the visit to a later date.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Slow Processes, Poor Working Conditions At Addington Hospital

[News24Wire] A site visit by a parliamentary committee to the troubled Addington Hospital in Durban on Thursday has revealed slow hiring processes and a lack of proper equipment at the public health facility.

[News24Wire] A site visit by a parliamentary committee to the troubled Addington Hospital in Durban on Thursday has revealed slow hiring processes and a lack of proper equipment at the public health facility.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

O’Sullivan Denies Kidnapping Allegations

[News24Wire] Forensic investigator Paul O’Sullivan has denied allegations that he threatened, intimidated or kidnapped Cora van der Merwe from her offices at law firm Ronald Bobroff & Partners Incorporated in October last year.

[News24Wire] Forensic investigator Paul O'Sullivan has denied allegations that he threatened, intimidated or kidnapped Cora van der Merwe from her offices at law firm Ronald Bobroff & Partners Incorporated in October last year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Low Turnout as Govt Reopens 40 Schools in Far North

[VOA] Cameroon’s government has ordered the reopening of dozens of schools in the north that were deserted following attacks by Boko Haram. But turnout has been low amid continued security concerns.

[VOA] Cameroon's government has ordered the reopening of dozens of schools in the north that were deserted following attacks by Boko Haram. But turnout has been low amid continued security concerns.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Kenya Poll Agency in Crisis

[East African] Five officials of Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) have disowned a memo issued by chairman Wafula Chebukati to its chief executive Ezra Chiloba.

[East African] Five officials of Kenya's Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) have disowned a memo issued by chairman Wafula Chebukati to its chief executive Ezra Chiloba.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

MPs Dismiss Govt’s Witchcraft Explanation for Murders of Women

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Members of Parliament (MPs) dismissed an explanation by the Internal Affairs Minister that the 21 women killed in the last four months in Nansana and Katabi in Entebbe were ritual murders.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Members of Parliament (MPs) dismissed an explanation by the Internal Affairs Minister that the 21 women killed in the last four months in Nansana and Katabi in Entebbe were ritual murders.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Joburg Zoo Reinstated as African Association of Zoos and Aquaria Member

[News24Wire] The Johannesburg Zoo has been reinstated as a member of the African Association of Zoos and Aquaria (Paazab), the City of Johannesburg said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] The Johannesburg Zoo has been reinstated as a member of the African Association of Zoos and Aquaria (Paazab), the City of Johannesburg said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa