Semenya Leads Eight SA Athletes in Zurich

[News24Wire] EIGHT South African athletes will compete in Zurich, Switzerland on Thursday night as the world’s premier track and field series begins to wind down to a close with the first of two IAAF Diamond League finals.

[News24Wire] EIGHT South African athletes will compete in Zurich, Switzerland on Thursday night as the world's premier track and field series begins to wind down to a close with the first of two IAAF Diamond League finals.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

No Abbott, Rossouw for T20 Global League

[News24Wire] The T20 Global League player draft will take place in Cape Town this weekend, and Cricket South Africa (CSA) has released a list of 90 internationally-based players who have been shortlisted.

[News24Wire] The T20 Global League player draft will take place in Cape Town this weekend, and Cricket South Africa (CSA) has released a list of 90 internationally-based players who have been shortlisted.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Court Rules to Summon PM Hailemariam Desalegn, Govt Officials, As Defense Witnesses in High Profile Case

[Addis Standard] A panel of judges at the Federal high court 4th criminal bench have today ruled to subpoena Prime Minister Hailemeriam Desalegn and other senior government officials to appear in court in November 2017 as defense witnesses for the case…

[Addis Standard] A panel of judges at the Federal high court 4th criminal bench have today ruled to subpoena Prime Minister Hailemeriam Desalegn and other senior government officials to appear in court in November 2017 as defense witnesses for the case involving prominent opposition leaders Bekele Gerba and Dejene Fita Geleta, first secretary general and secretary general of the opposition Oromo Federalist Congress (OFC), and others.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Gunmen Kidnap Ex-Minister Hussaini Akwanga

[Daily Trust] A former Minister of Labour and Productivity, Alhaji Hussaini Akwanga, has been abducted from his farm in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. Family sources told Daily Trust yesterday that about 10 gunmen invaded the farm alo…

[Daily Trust] A former Minister of Labour and Productivity, Alhaji Hussaini Akwanga, has been abducted from his farm in Akwanga Local Government Area of Nasarawa State. Family sources told Daily Trust yesterday that about 10 gunmen invaded the farm along Wamba road in Akwanga around 6pm Tuesday and took the former minister to an unknown destination.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

State of Emergency Over but Fate of Thousands Hangs Inside Politicized Court Rooms

[Addis Standard] Liyat Fekade -On Friday August 04, members of the Ethiopian parliament have reconvened after having been called off their summer recess. Of the three topics they reconvened to discuss was the lifting of the ten month old State of Emerg…

[Addis Standard] Liyat Fekade -On Friday August 04, members of the Ethiopian parliament have reconvened after having been called off their summer recess. Of the three topics they reconvened to discuss was the lifting of the ten month old State of Emergency (SoE), first declared on Oct. 08 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Mtembu – WP Will Be Flying After Lions Win

[News24Wire] With the Free State Cheetahs in action later on Saturday, the Sharks can go to the top of the Currie Cup log with victory over Western Province at Newlands in the 15:00 kick-off.

[News24Wire] With the Free State Cheetahs in action later on Saturday, the Sharks can go to the top of the Currie Cup log with victory over Western Province at Newlands in the 15:00 kick-off.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Life Policy Claim Rejected Because Man Shot Dead ‘Didn’t Disclose Diabetes’

[News24Wire] An Atlantis woman whose husband was shot dead in crossfire while dropping his child off at crèche was stunned when financial services company Old Mutual rejected a life policy claim because he had not declared a medical condition.

[News24Wire] An Atlantis woman whose husband was shot dead in crossfire while dropping his child off at crèche was stunned when financial services company Old Mutual rejected a life policy claim because he had not declared a medical condition.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

New Mwanza Abattoir Set to Reduce Environmental Pollution

[Daily News] FOUL-SMELLING had been the order of the day for years at Nyakato Industrial Area, about nine kilometres from the shores of Lake Victoria and about eight kilometres from Mwanza City centre along Musoma Road.

[Daily News] FOUL-SMELLING had been the order of the day for years at Nyakato Industrial Area, about nine kilometres from the shores of Lake Victoria and about eight kilometres from Mwanza City centre along Musoma Road.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania