U.S. Secretary Chides, Praises Kenyan Leaders

[Nation] The United States has welcomed the meeting between President Uhuru Kenyatta and National Super Alliance leader Raila Odinga, terming it a positive move towards healing the deep divisions and restoring democracy in Kenya.

[Nation] The United States has welcomed the meeting between President Uhuru Kenyatta and National Super Alliance leader Raila Odinga, terming it a positive move towards healing the deep divisions and restoring democracy in Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Former Army Chief Goes to Trial on Murder Charges

[Lesotho Times] FORMER Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) commander, Retired Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli, will next week finally stand trial in the High Court over a plethora of murder and attempted murder charges.

[Lesotho Times] FORMER Lesotho Defence Force (LDF) commander, Retired Lieutenant General Tlali Kamoli, will next week finally stand trial in the High Court over a plethora of murder and attempted murder charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Debunking Myths About Land Reform

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s parliament has passed a resolution to amend the constitution and allow expropriation without compensation. The decision has generated a storm of gigantic proportions as political parties, citizens, white farmers…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's parliament has passed a resolution to amend the constitution and allow expropriation without compensation. The decision has generated a storm of gigantic proportions as political parties, citizens, white farmers and commentators anticipate either the moment of salvation ('real land reform at last!') or disaster ('the collapse of the market economy!').

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fishing Initiative Gets 4bn/ – Allocation

[Daily News] in the Lake Victoria Fishing Organisation (LVFO) has approved a total 1.8m US dollars (about 4.1bn/-), to curb illegal fishing in the second largest fresh water body in the world.

[Daily News] in the Lake Victoria Fishing Organisation (LVFO) has approved a total 1.8m US dollars (about 4.1bn/-), to curb illegal fishing in the second largest fresh water body in the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Vodacom Launches New App

[Lesotho Times] VODACOM Lesotho Managing Executive, Rashid Tar-Mahomed, has said the organisation is committed to ensuring that Basotho access world class technology and services with every product introduced in the country.

[Lesotho Times] VODACOM Lesotho Managing Executive, Rashid Tar-Mahomed, has said the organisation is committed to ensuring that Basotho access world class technology and services with every product introduced in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Thabane Ventures Into Diamonds

[Lesotho Times] A LOCAL mining company led by Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s son, Potlako, is in the final stages of prospecting for gems and expects to begin full scale diamond mining operations at Ha Mosuoe, Quthing, before the end of the year.

[Lesotho Times] A LOCAL mining company led by Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's son, Potlako, is in the final stages of prospecting for gems and expects to begin full scale diamond mining operations at Ha Mosuoe, Quthing, before the end of the year.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Weathering the Uncertainties of Climate Change in the Gambia

[UNEP] When Bundauda Samasa was a boy, everyone knew to the day when the rains would start and stop sprinkling the fields in The Gambia’s Upper River Region, and what harvest of groundnuts, vegetables, rice and pulses to expect.

[UNEP] When Bundauda Samasa was a boy, everyone knew to the day when the rains would start and stop sprinkling the fields in The Gambia's Upper River Region, and what harvest of groundnuts, vegetables, rice and pulses to expect.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Buhai Cashes in On Calm Conditions to Lead SA Women’s Open

[Sascoc] South Africa’s Ashleigh Buhai reeled in three birdies on the back nine of Westlake Golf Club to race into the first round lead of the R2-million Investec South African Women’s Open on Thursday.

[Sascoc] South Africa's Ashleigh Buhai reeled in three birdies on the back nine of Westlake Golf Club to race into the first round lead of the R2-million Investec South African Women's Open on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

New Dad Jobodwana Celebrates With Victory Over World Champ

[Sascoc] The target of beating a world champion done and dusted, Commonwealth Games-bound Anaso Jobodwana has set himself the challenge of becoming only the sixth South African sprinter to dip under 10 seconds in the 100 metre sprint.

[Sascoc] The target of beating a world champion done and dusted, Commonwealth Games-bound Anaso Jobodwana has set himself the challenge of becoming only the sixth South African sprinter to dip under 10 seconds in the 100 metre sprint.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa