Duo Grab Top-30 World Surf League Slots

[Sascoc] South Africans Matt McGillivray and Benji Brand posted impressive results in Australia and Hawaii respectively to move into the Top 30 on the latest World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) rankings, while Sarah Baum opened her 2017 seas…

[Sascoc] South Africans Matt McGillivray and Benji Brand posted impressive results in Australia and Hawaii respectively to move into the Top 30 on the latest World Surf League (WSL) Qualifying Series (QS) rankings, while Sarah Baum opened her 2017 season by reaching the last 16 down under.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

New U.S. Secretary of State Linked to ‘Petro-Kleptocrat’ Obiang

[allAfrica] The recent hearing in the United States Senate over the confirmation of President Donald J. Trump’s nomination of former oil company chief executive Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, was – as anticipated – saturated with hard-hitting que…

[allAfrica] The recent hearing in the United States Senate over the confirmation of President Donald J. Trump's nomination of former oil company chief executive Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, was - as anticipated - saturated with hard-hitting questions about climate change and his cozy relationship with Russia's oligarchy.

source: AllAfrica News: Equatorial Guinea

University Staff Table Solutions to the Crisis on Campuses

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s universities started the 2017 academic year in February. The country’s higher education sector is in crisis. A few weeks before classes started, academics and support staff from 19 universities and 10 unions met…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's universities started the 2017 academic year in February. The country's higher education sector is in crisis. A few weeks before classes started, academics and support staff from 19 universities and 10 unions met in Johannesburg to debate solutions. They are members of a recently formed platform called the South African Universities Staff Network for Transformation (SAUSNeT).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Investigators – Akasha Drugs Ring Smuggled Ivory

[Nation] The four suspects being held in New York on drug-trafficking charges after extradition from Kenya are also thought to be heavily involved in the ivory trade, according to US-based investigators.

[Nation] The four suspects being held in New York on drug-trafficking charges after extradition from Kenya are also thought to be heavily involved in the ivory trade, according to US-based investigators.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Five Die in Horror KZN Accident

[News24Wire] Four adults and a child were killed, and another person left in a critical condition, after a car and SUV collided on the N2 in the early hours of Sunday morning, IPSS Medical Rescue said.

[News24Wire] Four adults and a child were killed, and another person left in a critical condition, after a car and SUV collided on the N2 in the early hours of Sunday morning, IPSS Medical Rescue said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Port Sudan – Expired Chlorine Seized, Scabies Spreading

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -On Thursday, the Red Sea State authorities seized large amounts of expired chlorine in Port Sudan. According to medics in the eastern Sudanese capital, scabies is spreading in the city.

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -On Thursday, the Red Sea State authorities seized large amounts of expired chlorine in Port Sudan. According to medics in the eastern Sudanese capital, scabies is spreading in the city.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Cholera Cases Rising Again in Eastern Sudan’s El Gedaref

[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref -The rate of cholera infection which is claimed by Sudan’s government to be acute watery diarrhoea has resumed rising again in El Gedaref after it has seen a drop down over the past period.

[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref -The rate of cholera infection which is claimed by Sudan's government to be acute watery diarrhoea has resumed rising again in El Gedaref after it has seen a drop down over the past period.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Security Agents Raid Doctors’ Meeting in Sudanese Capital

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum North -Agents of the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) have attempted to stop a meeting of the Sudanese Doctors’ Central Committee in Khartoum North on Thursday.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum North -Agents of the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) have attempted to stop a meeting of the Sudanese Doctors' Central Committee in Khartoum North on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan