Biko’s Killers Must Sit in the Dock

[Daily Maverick] Forty years after police killed Black Consciousness Movement leader Steve Biko, no one has been prosecuted. That’s despite five officers being denied amnesty by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. As the country commemorates anoth…

[Daily Maverick] Forty years after police killed Black Consciousness Movement leader Steve Biko, no one has been prosecuted. That's despite five officers being denied amnesty by the Truth and Reconciliation Commission. As the country commemorates another year since the struggle hero was killed, the inquest into Biko's death should be reopened. The recent inquest into Ahmed Timol's death sets an example. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Akufo-Addo Launches Free Education at Senior High Schools

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has assured that a key component of the Free Senior High School policy must be the provision of quality education.

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has assured that a key component of the Free Senior High School policy must be the provision of quality education.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Sudan, Egypt Sign MOU On Earthquake Monitoring, Mineral Exploration

[Focac] Khartoum -Sudan’s Minerals Ministry and Egypt’s National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIAG) on Sunday signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in earthquake monitoring and geophysical exploration of minerals…

[Focac] Khartoum -Sudan's Minerals Ministry and Egypt's National Research Institute of Astronomy and Geophysics (NRIAG) on Sunday signed a memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on cooperation in earthquake monitoring and geophysical exploration of minerals and oil.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Limpopo Government Hosts Stakeholder Engagement Forum, 13 Sept

[Govt of SA] Limpopo Provincial Government under the leadership of Premier, Chupu Stanley Mathabatha in Partnership with the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) will host a consultative stakeholders Engagement at Bolvia Lodge, on the 13 September 2017.

[Govt of SA] Limpopo Provincial Government under the leadership of Premier, Chupu Stanley Mathabatha in Partnership with the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) will host a consultative stakeholders Engagement at Bolvia Lodge, on the 13 September 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sierra Leone – Hard Lessons From Disaster

[AfricaFocus] “The calamity that struck Sierra Leone on Aug. 14, when Sugarloaf, the conical mountain overlooking the capital, Freetown, collapsed in a mudslide that swept away buildings and killed at least 400 people, was shocking but not entirely sur…

[AfricaFocus] "The calamity that struck Sierra Leone on Aug. 14, when Sugarloaf, the conical mountain overlooking the capital, Freetown, collapsed in a mudslide that swept away buildings and killed at least 400 people, was shocking but not entirely surprisingly. It is important to be blunt: The tragedy was entirely man-made." - Lansana Gberie

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Comair Shows Strong Profit Growth in Tough Conditions

[News24Wire] Comair [JSE:COM] issued its annual financial results on Tuesday, reporting a 54% increase in profits to R297m and a 28% increase in cash generated by its operations.

[News24Wire] Comair [JSE:COM] issued its annual financial results on Tuesday, reporting a 54% increase in profits to R297m and a 28% increase in cash generated by its operations.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

New Home for Disabled Gugulethu Mother

[GroundUp] After suffering in a tiny shack, with not enough food and no electricity, disabled Cynthia Ntunje, has found a new home with Catholic nuns in Khayelitsha. The thing she is most grateful for, she says, is getting a meal everyday.

[GroundUp] After suffering in a tiny shack, with not enough food and no electricity, disabled Cynthia Ntunje, has found a new home with Catholic nuns in Khayelitsha. The thing she is most grateful for, she says, is getting a meal everyday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Experimental & Bold

[Addis Fortune] Of the numerous traditional Ethiopian dancers that have graced stages in the past decades, Melaku Belay stands out as one. His unique style of dancing, which has added to the various regional dances enjoyed by Ethiopians at large, has b…

[Addis Fortune] Of the numerous traditional Ethiopian dancers that have graced stages in the past decades, Melaku Belay stands out as one. His unique style of dancing, which has added to the various regional dances enjoyed by Ethiopians at large, has brought both local and international audiences to him in particular, and the country's culture in general.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Pharmaceuticals Institute to Go Solo

[Addis Fortune] The pharmaceutical industry is to get an autonomous safeguard, Ethiopian Pharmaceutical Development Institute, which will split from the Food, Beverage & Pharmaceutical Industry Development Institute (FBPIDI) of the Ministry of Industry (MoI).

[Addis Fortune] The pharmaceutical industry is to get an autonomous safeguard, Ethiopian Pharmaceutical Development Institute, which will split from the Food, Beverage & Pharmaceutical Industry Development Institute (FBPIDI) of the Ministry of Industry (MoI).

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia