Whenever Zuma Goes – a Warning From Brazil

[Daily Maverick] Brazil. Mexico. Argentina. Italy. Each has had a moment of “renewal” or “reform”. An old regime, corrupt or decaying, forced or fallen from power. The reformers turned to serious adults in serious rooms, to pass serious policies. None …

[Daily Maverick] Brazil. Mexico. Argentina. Italy. Each has had a moment of "renewal" or "reform". An old regime, corrupt or decaying, forced or fallen from power. The reformers turned to serious adults in serious rooms, to pass serious policies. None delivered on the promise of renewal. Their popularity plummeted, and crisis resumed. That is what awaits us, whatever happens this week, or in December, or in 2019. The only way out is to turn away from conventional wisdom, and back to the Freedom Charter and its first demand

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Quick Response Critical to Stem Year-Long Cholera Outbreak – UN Agency

[UN News] Rapid responses are critical to stemming a cholera outbreak that has afflicted South Sudan for more than a year, exacerbating an already dire humanitarian situation that has left approximately four million people displaced by conflict, accord…

[UN News] Rapid responses are critical to stemming a cholera outbreak that has afflicted South Sudan for more than a year, exacerbating an already dire humanitarian situation that has left approximately four million people displaced by conflict, according to the UN migration agency.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

UN Chief Says ‘Disagreements’ Over Referendum Results Must Be Addressed Peacefully

[UN News] Following Mauritania’s 5 August constitutional referendum, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has encouraged all stakeholders to ensure that disagreements are addressed peacefully within the confines of the law and respect for the rights to freedom of assembly and expression.

[UN News] Following Mauritania's 5 August constitutional referendum, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres has encouraged all stakeholders to ensure that disagreements are addressed peacefully within the confines of the law and respect for the rights to freedom of assembly and expression.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania

Land Dispute Over Fire Station Location in Masiphumelele

[News24Wire] Following the devastating fire which left 4 000 Masiphumelele residents homeless in 2015, the City of Cape Town promised to build a fire station in the area. It was expected to be completed by the end of this year.

[News24Wire] Following the devastating fire which left 4 000 Masiphumelele residents homeless in 2015, the City of Cape Town promised to build a fire station in the area. It was expected to be completed by the end of this year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa