Henry Barlow’s Daughter Launches Memoir

[Monitor] Time check: 6 pm. Visibly excited, she steps onto the stage. She smiles at the audience with ease, almost as if she recognises each of them. Her brown skin radiates through her bright orange kitenge dress – a clever wardrobe choice for the oc…

[Monitor] Time check: 6 pm. Visibly excited, she steps onto the stage. She smiles at the audience with ease, almost as if she recognises each of them. Her brown skin radiates through her bright orange kitenge dress - a clever wardrobe choice for the occasion. When she gets to the poem recital, there's no doubt she has felt these emotions and experienced this story. The performance is as raw as it gets.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

President Mugabe Receives Birthday Gifts From SMEs

[The Herald] Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) yesterday presented belated birthday gifts to President Mugabe, with the Head of State and Government commending them for being a key pillar in employment creation and economic development.

[The Herald] Small to medium enterprises (SMEs) yesterday presented belated birthday gifts to President Mugabe, with the Head of State and Government commending them for being a key pillar in employment creation and economic development.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

High Court Frees Jailed ‘Killer’ Neighbour

[The Herald] The High Court has quashed a six-year jail term imposed on a Mutare man after establishing that the presiding magistrate erroneously found him guilty of culpable homicide.

[The Herald] The High Court has quashed a six-year jail term imposed on a Mutare man after establishing that the presiding magistrate erroneously found him guilty of culpable homicide.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

University to Commence Medicinal Herbs Clinical Trial

[Ethiopian Herald] Debre Birhan University announced that it has finalized preparations to commence clinical trial on four medicinal herbs. The university has been engaging in producing skin disease herbal medicine.

[Ethiopian Herald] Debre Birhan University announced that it has finalized preparations to commence clinical trial on four medicinal herbs. The university has been engaging in producing skin disease herbal medicine.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Milla, Weah, Drogba Others Storm Lagos

[Vanguard] No less than 46 African football legends have confirmed their participation in the clash of legends – a Charity /Peace football match being organized by Kanu Heart Foundation and Nelson Mandela Foundation for charitable initiatives.

[Vanguard] No less than 46 African football legends have confirmed their participation in the clash of legends - a Charity /Peace football match being organized by Kanu Heart Foundation and Nelson Mandela Foundation for charitable initiatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Gauteng to Review Initiation School Laws

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Gauteng Provincial Government will revisit the regulations of traditional initiation schools in terms of section 12 of the Children’s Act 38 of 2005.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The Gauteng Provincial Government will revisit the regulations of traditional initiation schools in terms of section 12 of the Children's Act 38 of 2005.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why I Support #BlackMonday, and Why You Should Too

[Daily Maverick] If we cannot unify in protest over President Jacob Zuma’s actions then we have truly slipped past the point of no return. Zuma can continue to laugh to his “Thixo waseGeorge Koch” because he now knows full well that our passivity and i…

[Daily Maverick] If we cannot unify in protest over President Jacob Zuma's actions then we have truly slipped past the point of no return. Zuma can continue to laugh to his "Thixo waseGeorge Koch" because he now knows full well that our passivity and inability to mobilise is our final surrender to the hijacking of this nation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa