Can You Believe, Manana Narrowly Avoided Cooler Over Previous Coke Conviction

[News24Wire] While appearing at the Randburg Magistrate’s Court for sentencing, it was revealed that former deputy minister of higher education and training Mduduzi Manana had two previous convictions for theft – one of which was for stealing a can of …

[News24Wire] While appearing at the Randburg Magistrate's Court for sentencing, it was revealed that former deputy minister of higher education and training Mduduzi Manana had two previous convictions for theft - one of which was for stealing a can of Coke.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

On the Historical Record – Revolutions That Shook the World

[Daily Maverick] J. BROOKS SPECTOR’s bookshelves host many curious coincidences and pairings, but perhaps none as much as on the one shelf that held Martin Luther’s ‘Three Treatises’, ‘The Selected Writings of Marx and Engels’, Leonard Shapiro’s ‘The R…

[Daily Maverick] J. BROOKS SPECTOR's bookshelves host many curious coincidences and pairings, but perhaps none as much as on the one shelf that held Martin Luther's 'Three Treatises', 'The Selected Writings of Marx and Engels', Leonard Shapiro's 'The Russian Revolutions of 1917', John Reed's 'Ten Days That Shook the World', and Solomon Grayzel's 'A History of the Jews'. Taken together, they help represent three remarkable anniversaries in history. Happening now.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

IPID Officers, O’Sullivan and Trent Charged With ‘Racketeering’

[News24Wire] The police’s apparent fight-back campaign to protect former acting commissioner Khomotso Phahlane was upped a notch on Wednesday morning when several charges related to racketeering were laid against IPID investigators and forensic investi…

[News24Wire] The police's apparent fight-back campaign to protect former acting commissioner Khomotso Phahlane was upped a notch on Wednesday morning when several charges related to racketeering were laid against IPID investigators and forensic investigators.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Boko Haram Attack Madagali Village in Adamawa

[Guardian] Abuja -Supected members of the Boko Haram sect yesterday night attacked Bakin Dutse village as they advanced to Gulak administrative headquarters of Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

[Guardian] Abuja -Supected members of the Boko Haram sect yesterday night attacked Bakin Dutse village as they advanced to Gulak administrative headquarters of Madagali Local Government Area of Adamawa State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Acquits Journalist, Opposition Party Member

[Addis Standard] The Federal High Court Bole Branch, third Bench has today acquitted journalist Elias Gebru & opposition party member Daniel Shibeshi from criminal charges brought against both under Ethiopia’s defunct State of Emergency (SoE).

[Addis Standard] The Federal High Court Bole Branch, third Bench has today acquitted journalist Elias Gebru & opposition party member Daniel Shibeshi from criminal charges brought against both under Ethiopia's defunct State of Emergency (SoE).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Educators Have the Duty to Help Shape the Future of Mauritius, Says Education Minister

[Government of Mauritius] We have today the possibility to alter the face of Mauritius and have the responsibility to shape the future, said the Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research, Mrs Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun, yesterday at the Octave Wiehe Auditorium, University of Mauritius, Réduit.

[Government of Mauritius] We have today the possibility to alter the face of Mauritius and have the responsibility to shape the future, said the Minister of Education and Human Resources, Tertiary Education and Scientific Research, Mrs Leela Devi Dookun-Luchoomun, yesterday at the Octave Wiehe Auditorium, University of Mauritius, Réduit.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Former New Zealand Prime Minister Highlights Importance of Gender Equality

[Government of Mauritius] Gender Equality was the focus of a half-day lecture delivered by Former New Zealand Prime Minister, also the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, Mrs Helen Clark, yesterday at the Cyber Tower 1 in Ebène in the presence of the Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Mrs Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo.

[Government of Mauritius] Gender Equality was the focus of a half-day lecture delivered by Former New Zealand Prime Minister, also the Administrator of the United Nations Development Programme, Mrs Helen Clark, yesterday at the Cyber Tower 1 in Ebène in the presence of the Minister of Gender Equality, Child Development and Family Welfare, Mrs Fazila Jeewa-Daureeawoo.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Susan Rohde Said She Wanted to Die – Court Hears

[News24Wire] The wife of murder accused property boss Jason Rohde threatened that she felt like dying in the weeks leading up to her death, the Western Cape High Court heard on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The wife of murder accused property boss Jason Rohde threatened that she felt like dying in the weeks leading up to her death, the Western Cape High Court heard on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Basketball – 1º De Agosto Signs American Ahead of FIBA Women’s Cup

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola’s 1º de Agosto has signed American power forward Alicia Devaughn (26), ahead of FIBA Africa Clubs Champions Cup from 10-19 November in Luanda.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola's 1º de Agosto has signed American power forward Alicia Devaughn (26), ahead of FIBA Africa Clubs Champions Cup from 10-19 November in Luanda.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Vendors – End This Cat and Mouse Game

[The Herald] Hardly a month after street vendors were swept off sidewalks and pirate taxis were driven off the Central Business District, the Harare City Council and the police are back where they started. The lesson: You can’t keep doing the same thin…

[The Herald] Hardly a month after street vendors were swept off sidewalks and pirate taxis were driven off the Central Business District, the Harare City Council and the police are back where they started. The lesson: You can't keep doing the same thing and expect different results!

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe