Govt Should First Sort Out Its Own Backyard

[ISS] South Africa ‘is at the forefront of efforts to bring lasting peace and stability to the continent’, the country’s Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) insisted earlier this month. ‘Particularly in countries such as Libya…

[ISS] South Africa 'is at the forefront of efforts to bring lasting peace and stability to the continent', the country's Department of International Relations and Cooperation (DIRCO) insisted earlier this month. 'Particularly in countries such as Libya, South Sudan, Sudan (Darfur), Somalia and Western Sahara,' continued DIRCO's deputy director-general for public diplomacy Clayson Monyela.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tour De France for Dummies Stage 16 – No Mandela Day Fairy Tale for Team DD

[Daily Maverick] Passively interested in cycling? Nothing more than a passing patriotic interest in how the South Africans are getting on in the Tour de France? Our daily wrap is for people just like you. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

[Daily Maverick] Passively interested in cycling? Nothing more than a passing patriotic interest in how the South Africans are getting on in the Tour de France? Our daily wrap is for people just like you. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Public Protector Not As Easy to Remove As a ‘Typo’

[Daily Maverick] Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane’s handling of the investigation into the lifeboat provided to Bankorp has raised serious questions about the extent of her legal knowledge and her judgment. This has led some people to call for her r…

[Daily Maverick] Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane's handling of the investigation into the lifeboat provided to Bankorp has raised serious questions about the extent of her legal knowledge and her judgment. This has led some people to call for her removal from office. But one should think twice before calling for the removal of somebody from an office whose independence is guaranteed by the Constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

National Prize for Culture, Arts Gains Two New Categories

[ANGOP] Luanda -Cultural Journalism and Popular Cultural Festivals were the two new categories introduced in the 2017 edition of National Award for Culture and Arts to be chaired by anthropologist Virgílio Coelho, according to the Order No. 163/17 of July 4 of this year.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Cultural Journalism and Popular Cultural Festivals were the two new categories introduced in the 2017 edition of National Award for Culture and Arts to be chaired by anthropologist Virgílio Coelho, according to the Order No. 163/17 of July 4 of this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Head of State Returns Home

[ANGOP] According to a press note released by the Civil Office of the Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos – accompanied by First Lady Ana Paula dos Santos – landed in the Military Airbase, in Luanda, where he was welcomed home by the Vice President, Manuel Domingos Vicente, and other state officials.

[ANGOP] According to a press note released by the Civil Office of the Angolan Head of State, José Eduardo dos Santos - accompanied by First Lady Ana Paula dos Santos - landed in the Military Airbase, in Luanda, where he was welcomed home by the Vice President, Manuel Domingos Vicente, and other state officials.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Two Suspects Arrested in Tweespruit for Dealing in Dagga

[SAPS] On Wednesday 19 July 2017 at 09:00. FCS members from Ladybrand were driving on N8 road from Ladybrand between Tweespruit. They spotted a Toyota Conquest reg.no BXH796FS parked on the side of the road. They stopped their car and noticed two males…

[SAPS] On Wednesday 19 July 2017 at 09:00. FCS members from Ladybrand were driving on N8 road from Ladybrand between Tweespruit. They spotted a Toyota Conquest reg.no BXH796FS parked on the side of the road. They stopped their car and noticed two males sitting in the car and acting suspicious. Upon searching the car they found three big bags containing dagga. Inside each bag was two 50 kg bags containing dagga. Two suspects aged between 24 and 26 were apprehended. Dagga weighing 58 kilograms and the vehicle were

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Football Body Blamed for Not Having Regional Coaches

[Nyasa Times] Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has been blamed for not having regional coaches in place to steer things on the ground despite having more qualified coaches in the country.

[Nyasa Times] Football Association of Malawi (FAM) has been blamed for not having regional coaches in place to steer things on the ground despite having more qualified coaches in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi