Driver Killed, Passenger Ejected After Crashing Into Tree

[News24Wire] A driver has been killed and a passenger left seriously injured after they crashed into a tree while travelling in a bakkie in Vereeniging on New Year’s Day, said paramedics.

[News24Wire] A driver has been killed and a passenger left seriously injured after they crashed into a tree while travelling in a bakkie in Vereeniging on New Year's Day, said paramedics.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Seven Killed As Vehicles Burst Into Flames After Head-On Crash

[News24Wire] Seven people were killed and five were injured after their vehicles burst into flames following a collision in Elandsfontein on New Year’s Day, paramedics said.

[News24Wire] Seven people were killed and five were injured after their vehicles burst into flames following a collision in Elandsfontein on New Year's Day, paramedics said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ugandan Gen Katumba Wamala Speaks On Somalia Situation

[Independent (Kampala)] Twin suicide car bombs claimed by the Al-Qaeda aligned Shabaab insurgent group wounded nine people Monday at the entrance to Mogadishu’s fortified airport and a nearby hotel, officials said.

[Independent (Kampala)] Twin suicide car bombs claimed by the Al-Qaeda aligned Shabaab insurgent group wounded nine people Monday at the entrance to Mogadishu's fortified airport and a nearby hotel, officials said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mugabe ‘In Trouble With War Vets’ – Leaked Report

[News24Wire] A leaked confidential ministerial document has revealed that Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 92, might be in trouble after the country’s former freedom fighters declared that they no longer want him to lead the southern African country.

[News24Wire] A leaked confidential ministerial document has revealed that Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 92, might be in trouble after the country's former freedom fighters declared that they no longer want him to lead the southern African country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Gunmen Raid Broken Bus, Force Passengers to Surrender Their Valuables

[News24Wire] Police in Zimbabwe have launched an investigation into an armed robbery case in which three suspects raided a broken down bus, assaulted passengers and got away with valuables worth thousands of dollars, a report said on Sunday.

[News24Wire] Police in Zimbabwe have launched an investigation into an armed robbery case in which three suspects raided a broken down bus, assaulted passengers and got away with valuables worth thousands of dollars, a report said on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

After TB Joshua, Another Nigerian Cleric ‘Warns’ President Buhari

[News24Wire] A Nigerian priest has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to tackle the challenges facing the west African country, saying “many Nigerians are suffering”, a report said over the weekend.

[News24Wire] A Nigerian priest has urged President Muhammadu Buhari to tackle the challenges facing the west African country, saying "many Nigerians are suffering", a report said over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Msimanga Breached ‘One China’ Policy Says Dirco

[News24Wire] The Department of International Relations and Co-operation said it warned Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga he would be violating South Africa’s “One China” policy by visiting Taiwan to drum up investor support, the Department of International …

[News24Wire] The Department of International Relations and Co-operation said it warned Tshwane mayor Solly Msimanga he would be violating South Africa's "One China" policy by visiting Taiwan to drum up investor support, the Department of International Relations said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South Africa’s Water Sector – a Case Study in State Capture

[The Conversation Africa] A lot of what is being presented as radical economic transformation initiatives in South Africa is simply state capture by a corrupt elite. The water sector provides a lens through which this issue can be viewed in a very prac…

[The Conversation Africa] A lot of what is being presented as radical economic transformation initiatives in South Africa is simply state capture by a corrupt elite. The water sector provides a lens through which this issue can be viewed in a very practical way. The consequences will be dire if the situation is not addressed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why the DRC Needs a Two-Track Approach to Fixing Its Electricity Deficit

[The Conversation Africa] The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is expected to go to the polls to elect a new leader to succeed President Joseph Kabila, whose mandate expires on 19 December. This should have happened towards the end of November but th…

[The Conversation Africa] The Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) is expected to go to the polls to elect a new leader to succeed President Joseph Kabila, whose mandate expires on 19 December. This should have happened towards the end of November but the DRC's constitutional court recently approved a request by the electoral commission for a postponement. It is now widely expected that polling will take place in 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa