Bus Collides With Truck, Kills Dozens

[Deutsche Welle] Police say the bus was on the wrong side of the road when it plowed head-on into an oncoming truck in the middle of the night. The accident occurred on a stretch of highway known for its high death toll.

[Deutsche Welle] Police say the bus was on the wrong side of the road when it plowed head-on into an oncoming truck in the middle of the night. The accident occurred on a stretch of highway known for its high death toll.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

DR Congo – ‘The Church Has to Walk a Very Fine Line’

[Deutsche Welle] Violence is not a rare occurrence in DR Congo. What is unusual is for the government to openly act against the the Catholic Church. DW spoke to analyst Ben Shepherd about the role of the church in DR Congo.

[Deutsche Welle] Violence is not a rare occurrence in DR Congo. What is unusual is for the government to openly act against the the Catholic Church. DW spoke to analyst Ben Shepherd about the role of the church in DR Congo.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

ANC Veteran’s League Wants Consultative Conference to Fix ‘Political Problems’

[News24Wire] The ANC Veteran’s League wants a consultative conference to “reflect on the political problems which gave rise to such unprecedented levels of factionalism and find solutions”.

[News24Wire] The ANC Veteran's League wants a consultative conference to "reflect on the political problems which gave rise to such unprecedented levels of factionalism and find solutions".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Krejcir, Lolly Jackson Links Emerge in Modack Bail Bid

[News24Wire] Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir’s name has emerged in the bail application of controversial businessman Nafiz Modack, who was apparently meant to collect a R12m debt for him.

[News24Wire] Czech fugitive Radovan Krejcir's name has emerged in the bail application of controversial businessman Nafiz Modack, who was apparently meant to collect a R12m debt for him.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Anti-Corruption Body Vows More High-Profile Arrests, but Opposition Says Campaign Insincere and Politically Motivated

[New Zimbabwe] THE Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) says more prominent people will be arrested in the next few weeks as the government moves to deal with rampant graft which has brought the economy of Africa’s once bread basket to its knees.

[New Zimbabwe] THE Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) says more prominent people will be arrested in the next few weeks as the government moves to deal with rampant graft which has brought the economy of Africa's once bread basket to its knees.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Somali Returnees Worry About Amenities

[East African] Aden Abdiraman Warsama, a Somali refugee who has been living at the Dadaab camp in Garissa County in northeastern Kenya since 2008, is optimistic about returning home.

[East African] Aden Abdiraman Warsama, a Somali refugee who has been living at the Dadaab camp in Garissa County in northeastern Kenya since 2008, is optimistic about returning home.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rethinking Agriculture in South Africa – Constraints and Opportunities

[Africa In Fact] PLAAS at the University of the Western Cape organised a very valuable and successful conference on Rethinking Agriculture 11-13th October 2016. This response is my personal perspective on papers given at the conference, drawing a littl…

[Africa In Fact] PLAAS at the University of the Western Cape organised a very valuable and successful conference on Rethinking Agriculture 11-13th October 2016. This response is my personal perspective on papers given at the conference, drawing a little on related research. As there were parallel sessions, I did not hear all of the papers. My notes are partial even for the sessions that I did attend, so this cannot pretend to be a full summary. Presentations focused largely on the future of smallholders, but there were als

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

KZN Blood Bank Only Left With Enough Blood for Three Days

[News24Wire] Three days’ worth of blood is all that remains at the South African National Blood Service (SANBS) in KwaZulu-Natal, the provincial department of health said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Three days' worth of blood is all that remains at the South African National Blood Service (SANBS) in KwaZulu-Natal, the provincial department of health said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa