Constitutionality of Gatherings Act Challenged

[Daily Maverick] In South Africa today, everyone has the constitutional right to assemble, peacefully and unarmed, and protest about any issue of concern. But no matter how peaceful your protest is, a mere failure to notify the authorities is enough fo…

[Daily Maverick] In South Africa today, everyone has the constitutional right to assemble, peacefully and unarmed, and protest about any issue of concern. But no matter how peaceful your protest is, a mere failure to notify the authorities is enough for the police to round you up and throw you in jail. By NTUTHUZO NDZOMO.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mohoje Ruled Out of Third Test, Kriel Could Be Fit

[News24Wire] Springbok team doctor, Dr Konrad von Hagen has confirmed that Oupa Mohoje will not be fit for the third Test match against France in Johannesburg on Saturday.

[News24Wire] Springbok team doctor, Dr Konrad von Hagen has confirmed that Oupa Mohoje will not be fit for the third Test match against France in Johannesburg on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

IPOB Announces Grants to Schools Offering Pre-Colonial Biafra History

[Daily Trust] Awka -The indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB) has directed all academic institutions in the eastern part of Nigeria from nursery to university levels to revert to original Geography text books with “Bight of Biafra” in it.

[Daily Trust] Awka -The indigenous people of Biafra (IPOB) has directed all academic institutions in the eastern part of Nigeria from nursery to university levels to revert to original Geography text books with "Bight of Biafra" in it.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nile Gets Green Light to Start Mortgage Insurance

[Addis Fortune] The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) gave its approval for Nile Insurance S.C. to start a mortgage redemption insurance policy. The approval was given in a letter sent to Nile on June 12, 2017.

[Addis Fortune] The National Bank of Ethiopia (NBE) gave its approval for Nile Insurance S.C. to start a mortgage redemption insurance policy. The approval was given in a letter sent to Nile on June 12, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Everyone Failed Glebelands Hostel – Public Protector

[News24Wire] The eThekwini Municipality, its Metro police department, the South African Police Service and the department of social development all failed the Glebelands Hostel residents, says public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

[News24Wire] The eThekwini Municipality, its Metro police department, the South African Police Service and the department of social development all failed the Glebelands Hostel residents, says public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Northern Group Urges Acting President to Allow Biafra Republic

[This Day] Lagos and Yola -A coalition of northern groups has written to acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, urging him to take steps to facilitate the actualisation of the Biafran nation in line with the principle of self-determination, which the coaliti…

[This Day] Lagos and Yola -A coalition of northern groups has written to acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, urging him to take steps to facilitate the actualisation of the Biafran nation in line with the principle of self-determination, which the coalition described as an integral part of contemporary customary international law.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Troubled Etisalat ‘Considering Options’

[Premium Times] Hinting at its resolve to carry on without its majority shareholder, Mubadala Development Company Limited, Etisalat Nigeria management said on Friday its immediate focus was to reach a final resolution on the debt impasse with a consort…

[Premium Times] Hinting at its resolve to carry on without its majority shareholder, Mubadala Development Company Limited, Etisalat Nigeria management said on Friday its immediate focus was to reach a final resolution on the debt impasse with a consortium of banks next week.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Great Knysna Fire Was Not Caused By Climate Change

[Daily Maverick] The faithful are quick to blame natural disasters on the sins of man. True to form, the ruins of Knysna were still burning when the Mail & Guardian’s environmental reporter, Sipho Kings, blamed climate change. “This is the new normal,” he wrote. Of course, that’s nonsense, and it’s pretty distasteful to boot.

[Daily Maverick] The faithful are quick to blame natural disasters on the sins of man. True to form, the ruins of Knysna were still burning when the Mail & Guardian's environmental reporter, Sipho Kings, blamed climate change. "This is the new normal," he wrote. Of course, that's nonsense, and it's pretty distasteful to boot.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Peace Moves Crashes Pipeline Vandalism By 12% – NNPC

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has recorded 12.77 per cent reduction in downstream pipeline vandalism following the extensive engagement with oil and gas community stakeholders embarked upon by the federal gove…

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) says it has recorded 12.77 per cent reduction in downstream pipeline vandalism following the extensive engagement with oil and gas community stakeholders embarked upon by the federal government and the corporation.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria