Beware the Last Kicks of a Dying Horse

[Daily Maverick] With the run-up towards the Polokwane conference in 2007, the Mbeki people were undermining the contender for the Presidency of the ANC, Jacob Zuma. Public sentiment at the time from both the so-called progressive forces (SACP and Cosa…

[Daily Maverick] With the run-up towards the Polokwane conference in 2007, the Mbeki people were undermining the contender for the Presidency of the ANC, Jacob Zuma. Public sentiment at the time from both the so-called progressive forces (SACP and Cosatu) plus corporate South Africa was such that they all wanted to see Mbeki's back.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Stich Fray Dominates Malawi UMP Awards – Voting Commences

[Nyasa Times] The rising Afro-pop and dancehall artist, Stich Fray has dominated the nomination list of this year’s Urban Music People (UMP) awards, gaining five nominations.

[Nyasa Times] The rising Afro-pop and dancehall artist, Stich Fray has dominated the nomination list of this year's Urban Music People (UMP) awards, gaining five nominations.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Culture Ministers of Sudan and Egypt Affirm Commitment to Directives of Leaders of Two Countries

[SNA] Khartoum -The Federal Minister of Culture, al- Tayeb Hassan Badawi asserted that the Sudanese-Egyptian relations are deeply rooted, pointing to the agreement of the presidents of the two states, Field Marshal Omar al-Bashir, and Field Marshal, Ab…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Federal Minister of Culture, al- Tayeb Hassan Badawi asserted that the Sudanese-Egyptian relations are deeply rooted, pointing to the agreement of the presidents of the two states, Field Marshal Omar al-Bashir, and Field Marshal, Abdel-Fatah al- Sisi, that the year 2017 will be the Sudanese-Egyptian culture year.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

FVP Inaugurates Khartoum International Book Fair

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President and National Prime Minister General, Bakri Hassan Saleh inaugurated, Tuesday, the 31th session of the Khartoum International Book Fair , in Burri.

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice-President and National Prime Minister General, Bakri Hassan Saleh inaugurated, Tuesday, the 31th session of the Khartoum International Book Fair , in Burri.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Korean Ambassador Congratulates Sudan On Revocation of U.S. Sanctions

[SNA] Khartoum -The Korean ambassador to the Sudan, Lee Ki Seog, commended the decision taken by the American Administration on revocation of economic sanctions imposed on the Sudan.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Korean ambassador to the Sudan, Lee Ki Seog, commended the decision taken by the American Administration on revocation of economic sanctions imposed on the Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

AFC Humble Ulinzi to Ease Relegation Fears

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Whyvonne Isuza’s 63rd minute goal was all that AFC Leopards needed to ease Kenyan Premier League relegation fears after humbling Ulinzi Stars 1-0 at their Afraha Stadium backyard in Nakuru on Tuesday.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Whyvonne Isuza's 63rd minute goal was all that AFC Leopards needed to ease Kenyan Premier League relegation fears after humbling Ulinzi Stars 1-0 at their Afraha Stadium backyard in Nakuru on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Seize This Chance for Peace

[IRIN] Oslo -In the coming weeks South Sudan’s leadership, the opposition, and a cadre of armed groups are expected to come together to reignite peace talks. For the first time in months, an air of possibility floats over the war-ravaged nation.

[IRIN] Oslo -In the coming weeks South Sudan's leadership, the opposition, and a cadre of armed groups are expected to come together to reignite peace talks. For the first time in months, an air of possibility floats over the war-ravaged nation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Sinoxolo Mafevuka Murder-Accused’s Discharge Bid Fails

[News24Wire] Two cousins accused of the rape and murder of 19-year-old Sinoxolo Mafevuka, have failed in their bid for freedom after the Western Cape High Court refused their application for a discharge on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Two cousins accused of the rape and murder of 19-year-old Sinoxolo Mafevuka, have failed in their bid for freedom after the Western Cape High Court refused their application for a discharge on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa