ANC Leadership Race – Dlamini Zuma’s Handling of Latest Controversy Follows an Established Pattern

[Daily Maverick] One week after ANC presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma’s campaigners denied that she had any “clandestine and dodgy relations with anybody throughout her political career”, pictures of her with some allegedly dodgy characters h…

[Daily Maverick] One week after ANC presidential hopeful Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma's campaigners denied that she had any "clandestine and dodgy relations with anybody throughout her political career", pictures of her with some allegedly dodgy characters have emerged. If previous storms are anything to go by, she's likely to try dodging accountability for this one too. By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tuskys Targets Premium Market With Muthaiga Expansion

[Nation] Tuskys Supermarkets is seeking to grow its presence in upmarket suburbs even as it started restocking key Nairobi branches belonging to troubled Nakumatt last week ahead of its acquisition.

[Nation] Tuskys Supermarkets is seeking to grow its presence in upmarket suburbs even as it started restocking key Nairobi branches belonging to troubled Nakumatt last week ahead of its acquisition.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S. Diplomatic Staff Told to Leave Mogadishu After ‘Specific’ Threat

[Deutsche Welle] The US has warned non-essential diplomatic staff to leave Mogadishu immediately after a specific threat against them. The warning comes as the US’s African Command renews drone strikes on jihadist targets in Somalia.

[Deutsche Welle] The US has warned non-essential diplomatic staff to leave Mogadishu immediately after a specific threat against them. The warning comes as the US's African Command renews drone strikes on jihadist targets in Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Botswana Lodges Complaint After Convoy Allegedly Forces President Off the Road

[News24Wire] Botswana has lodged an official complaint with the South African government after its president was allegedly forced off the road by North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo’s blue light convoy.

[News24Wire] Botswana has lodged an official complaint with the South African government after its president was allegedly forced off the road by North West Premier Supra Mahumapelo's blue light convoy.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

NULGE, MHWUN Move Against Bayelsa Government Plan to Sack Workers

[Guardian] Yenagoa -The Bayelsa State chapters of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) and the Medical and Health Workers of Nigeria (MHWUM) have issued a three-day ultimatum to the state government to reverse its plan to sack thous…

[Guardian] Yenagoa -The Bayelsa State chapters of the National Union of Local Government Employees (NULGE) and the Medical and Health Workers of Nigeria (MHWUM) have issued a three-day ultimatum to the state government to reverse its plan to sack thousands of workers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Honoring Courageous Journalism

[PR Newswire] New York -Four inspiring journalists from Cameroon, Mexico, Thailand, and Yemen will be honored with the Committee to Protect Journalists’ 2017 International Press Freedom Awards, an annual recognition of courageous journalism.

[PR Newswire] New York -Four inspiring journalists from Cameroon, Mexico, Thailand, and Yemen will be honored with the Committee to Protect Journalists' 2017 International Press Freedom Awards, an annual recognition of courageous journalism.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Piracy – Foreign Shipping Firms Pay U.S.$45 Million to Escort Vessels in Nigeria

[Leadership] Lagos -Due to the volatile nature of Nigeria waterways, foreign shipping companies spend over N13.76 billion ($45 million) annually to escort their vessels from one point to another on Nigeria’s waterways, LEADERSHIP has learnt.

[Leadership] Lagos -Due to the volatile nature of Nigeria waterways, foreign shipping companies spend over N13.76 billion ($45 million) annually to escort their vessels from one point to another on Nigeria's waterways, LEADERSHIP has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

#BlackMonday Demonstration a ‘Miracle’ – Organisers

[News24Wire] Following a week of debate where the #BlackMonday movement was described as racist and even a backlash by some of South Africa’s white minority, the organisers maintain that the gathering was nothing short of a miracle.

[News24Wire] Following a week of debate where the #BlackMonday movement was described as racist and even a backlash by some of South Africa's white minority, the organisers maintain that the gathering was nothing short of a miracle.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa