Double Tragedy Hits Free State Legislature

[News24Wire] The former speaker of the Free State legislature has died, and in a separate incident, the grandchildren of the current speaker drowned, the Democratic Alliance said on Sunday.

[News24Wire] The former speaker of the Free State legislature has died, and in a separate incident, the grandchildren of the current speaker drowned, the Democratic Alliance said on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Military Court Hands Down 148 Life Sentences

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -A military criminal court sentenced 148 alleged Muslim Brotherhood members to life in absentia and acquitted ten others in a case addressing violence that erupted in Minya after the Rabaa sit-in dispersal in 2013.

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -A military criminal court sentenced 148 alleged Muslim Brotherhood members to life in absentia and acquitted ten others in a case addressing violence that erupted in Minya after the Rabaa sit-in dispersal in 2013.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Shawkan Photo Awards Holds Second Round in Honour of Detained Photojournalist

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The Shawkan photography competition held its second round in honour of detained photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid and announced its winners in the first hours of Sunday.

[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The Shawkan photography competition held its second round in honour of detained photojournalist Mahmoud Abou Zeid and announced its winners in the first hours of Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Mulongoti Salutes Kamanga

FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Andrew Kamanga’s determination to execute transparency and accountability in the running of affairs at the formerly corrupt Football House will yield positive results in 2017, Mike Mulongoti has charged. The People’s Party (PP) leader … Continued

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FOOTBALL Association of Zambia (FAZ) president Andrew Kamanga’s determination to execute transparency and accountability in the running of affairs at the formerly corrupt Football House will yield positive results in 2017, Mike Mulongoti has charged. The People’s Party (PP) leader and ardent soccer fan said in an interview that Kamanga has in the few months faced opposition in his quest to bring sanity to the sport. He said the FAZ chief was passionate to instill discipline in the soccer body, the move that has angered some individuals. “I have confidence in the Kamanga administration to improve the standards of football in Zambia in 2017, “It is no hidden fact that Kamanga has faced challenges in trying to execute transparency and accountability at an institution with so many loopholes. The post Mulongoti Salutes Kamanga appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Assistant of President Attends Celebration of Khartoum State’s Students to Independence Anniversary

[SNA] Khartoum -Assistant of the President of the Republic, Lt. Gen. Abdul-Rahman Al-Saddiq Al-Mahdi, accompanied by the Wali (governor) of Khartoum State, Lt. Gen. Abdul-Rahim Mohamed Hussein, the Cabinet Affairs Minister, Ahmed Saad Omer, the Ministe…

[SNA] Khartoum -Assistant of the President of the Republic, Lt. Gen. Abdul-Rahman Al-Saddiq Al-Mahdi, accompanied by the Wali (governor) of Khartoum State, Lt. Gen. Abdul-Rahim Mohamed Hussein, the Cabinet Affairs Minister, Ahmed Saad Omer, the Minister of Youth and Sports, Haidar Galukoma, and the Minister of Culture, Al-Tayeb Hassan Badawi, Sunday attended in Tuti Island, Khartoum State, the Festival of Ana Sudani, which was organized by the Students' Union of Khartoum State.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Africa Champ Alice Aprot Prepares for Cross Country Title Defence

[Nation] Multiple continental distance running champion Alice Aprot is focused on defending her national cross country title on February 18 before shifting focus on two world major championships this year.

[Nation] Multiple continental distance running champion Alice Aprot is focused on defending her national cross country title on February 18 before shifting focus on two world major championships this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Joyce Banda Faults Mutharika On Malawi Worsening Corruption in New Year Message – Hails Kamuzu, Muluzi and Bingu

[Nyasa Times] Former President Joyce Banda says there are a lot of good programmes and policies that Malawians today can learn from past presidents and governments, which can also be adopted to address some of the “deepening” social and economic challe…

[Nyasa Times] Former President Joyce Banda says there are a lot of good programmes and policies that Malawians today can learn from past presidents and governments, which can also be adopted to address some of the "deepening" social and economic challenges facing the nation today.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi