‘Technical Problem’ Possibly to Blame for Robben Island Ferry Sinking – Museum

[News24Wire] A “technical problem” could possibly have led to a Robben Island ferry partially sinking on Friday afternoon, the Robben Island Museum said.

[News24Wire] A "technical problem" could possibly have led to a Robben Island ferry partially sinking on Friday afternoon, the Robben Island Museum said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Man Sentenced to Life for Glebelands Murder

[News24Wire] The High Court in Durban on Friday sentenced a man to life imprisonment for murder and another 12 years for an attempted murder which took place at the infamous Glebelands Hostel in Umlazi, Durban.

[News24Wire] The High Court in Durban on Friday sentenced a man to life imprisonment for murder and another 12 years for an attempted murder which took place at the infamous Glebelands Hostel in Umlazi, Durban.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Many Lessons for KPMG – and Other State Capture Collaborators

[Daily Maverick] As SAVE SOUTH AFRICA, we are encouraged by the outcomes of our campaign against KPMG, and the impact of people’s pressure. We are also very pleased with this public accountability – but it’s not good enough.

[Daily Maverick] As SAVE SOUTH AFRICA, we are encouraged by the outcomes of our campaign against KPMG, and the impact of people's pressure. We are also very pleased with this public accountability - but it's not good enough.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Oromo Crisis – Cut the Gordian Knot or Let the People Go

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -In his book, Moral Man and Immoral Society, Reinhold Niebuhr, the influential American theologian and ethicist, discusses the difficulty of achieving social justice through moral and rational means. Following Thomas Hobbes…

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -In his book, Moral Man and Immoral Society, Reinhold Niebuhr, the influential American theologian and ethicist, discusses the difficulty of achieving social justice through moral and rational means. Following Thomas Hobbes, Niebuhr argues that individual humans, suffering from the anxiety of knowing the finiteness of life, tend to rely on power and self-assured security as a means of protection against competitors.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Christian Council Urges Government, Opposition to Observe Rule of Law

[CISA] Maseru -The Christian Council of Lesotho (CCL) has called on the government, the opposition and the general public to observe the rule of law to ensure peace and stability in the country.

[CISA] Maseru -The Christian Council of Lesotho (CCL) has called on the government, the opposition and the general public to observe the rule of law to ensure peace and stability in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Army on the Move in Blue Nile?

[Radio Dabanga] Ed Damazin -The faction of the rebel Sudan People’s Liberation Movement-North that is led by Malik Agar (SPLM-N) accused the Sudanese army of breaching an unilateral cessation of hostilities. “The troops advanced towards our positions i…

[Radio Dabanga] Ed Damazin -The faction of the rebel Sudan People's Liberation Movement-North that is led by Malik Agar (SPLM-N) accused the Sudanese army of breaching an unilateral cessation of hostilities. "The troops advanced towards our positions in Blue Nile state."

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Yoweri Museveni President for Life?

[This is Africa] Political scenarios would be ludicrous if played out in any other arena, but the African political scene is never without its antics. Uganda’s constitution may be changed to remove the Presidential age limit and give current President …

[This is Africa] Political scenarios would be ludicrous if played out in any other arena, but the African political scene is never without its antics. Uganda's constitution may be changed to remove the Presidential age limit and give current President Museveni a chance to be President for Life.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Implats Could Close Mimosa Mine Over 15pct Export Levy

[The Source] Harare -South Africa’s Impala Platinum (Implats) says it will consider shutting down its Mimosa mine near Zvishavane if government goes ahead with plans to impose a 15 percent levy on raw platinum exports, which it says will make the mine …

[The Source] Harare -South Africa's Impala Platinum (Implats) says it will consider shutting down its Mimosa mine near Zvishavane if government goes ahead with plans to impose a 15 percent levy on raw platinum exports, which it says will make the mine unviable.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe