Nation to Bid Farewell to Uncle Kathy

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Mourners from across the country are this morning making their way to Westpark Cemetery in Johannesburg to bid farewell to the late struggle stalwart, Ahmed “Kathy” Kathrada, who passed away on Tuesday.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Mourners from across the country are this morning making their way to Westpark Cemetery in Johannesburg to bid farewell to the late struggle stalwart, Ahmed "Kathy" Kathrada, who passed away on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Former First Lady Simone Gbagbo Acquitted of War Crimes

[Deutsche Welle] An Ivorian court has cleared former first lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity and war crimes. The charges stem from post-election violence in 2010 and 2011.

[Deutsche Welle] An Ivorian court has cleared former first lady Simone Gbagbo of crimes against humanity and war crimes. The charges stem from post-election violence in 2010 and 2011.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

Kenyan Steeplechase Champ Robbed At Kampala Races

[Nation] Kenya’s 2013 world 3,000 metres steeplechase champion Milcah Chemos’s moment of glory with Team Kenya at last Sunday’s World Cross Country Championships in Kampala was dampened when thieves made away with her mobile phone and cash.

[Nation] Kenya's 2013 world 3,000 metres steeplechase champion Milcah Chemos's moment of glory with Team Kenya at last Sunday's World Cross Country Championships in Kampala was dampened when thieves made away with her mobile phone and cash.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Help End South Sudan Mess

[Nation] Enough has been said about the huge disappointment South Sudan has turned out to be. All the hope about stability and prosperity of Africa’s youngest nation have gone down the drain as its leaders continue their bloody rivalry for power.

[Nation] Enough has been said about the huge disappointment South Sudan has turned out to be. All the hope about stability and prosperity of Africa's youngest nation have gone down the drain as its leaders continue their bloody rivalry for power.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Bodies May Be Those of Disappeared UN Workers

[Al Jazeera] Three bodies – including those of a male and female Caucasian – have been found in Congo’s Kasai-Central province, the government said on Tuesday, and are suspected to be those of UN staff who disappeared two weeks ago.

[Al Jazeera] Three bodies - including those of a male and female Caucasian - have been found in Congo's Kasai-Central province, the government said on Tuesday, and are suspected to be those of UN staff who disappeared two weeks ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Julius Malema Claims Finance Minister Will Be Fired After Kathrada Burial

[News24Wire] EFF leader Julius Malema on Tuesday tweeted that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will be replaced by Brian Molefe, after the funeral of struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] EFF leader Julius Malema on Tuesday tweeted that Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan will be replaced by Brian Molefe, after the funeral of struggle veteran Ahmed Kathrada on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa