Action Hots Up in Rugby Challenge

[News24Wire] Important wins for Boland and the EP Kings kept their playoff hopes alive in a fascinating round eight of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge, while yet another home defeat saw the Leopards crash out of contention in a weekend packed with tries…

[News24Wire] Important wins for Boland and the EP Kings kept their playoff hopes alive in a fascinating round eight of the SuperSport Rugby Challenge, while yet another home defeat saw the Leopards crash out of contention in a weekend packed with tries and action.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Owana Survives UBC Sack but Has Powers Reduced

[Observer] Managers at Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) have clipped the wings of veteran producer and presenter, Mzee Tonny Owana, and sacked the host of his programme, Richard Semakula Gyagenda, in a purge said to target those showing signs of d…

[Observer] Managers at Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) have clipped the wings of veteran producer and presenter, Mzee Tonny Owana, and sacked the host of his programme, Richard Semakula Gyagenda, in a purge said to target those showing signs of dissent at the national broadcaster.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Cape Town Teen Killed, Six Injured At Illegal Spinning Gathering

[News24Wire] A teenager was shot and killed while six other youths were injured when bullets flew at an illegal car spinning gathering in a Cape Town shopping centre’s parking lot.

[News24Wire] A teenager was shot and killed while six other youths were injured when bullets flew at an illegal car spinning gathering in a Cape Town shopping centre's parking lot.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mugabe Is a Leader of Darkness, Says Opposition Party

[New Zimbabwe] Former Finance Minister Tendai Biti’s party says President Robert Mugabe’s rule has been predominantly a period of “darkness” and the veteran leader must back off and stop making unguarded pronouncements over its intended merger with oth…

[New Zimbabwe] Former Finance Minister Tendai Biti's party says President Robert Mugabe's rule has been predominantly a period of "darkness" and the veteran leader must back off and stop making unguarded pronouncements over its intended merger with other opposition forces ahead of next year's polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Dozens of Guests Rescued After Deadly Resort Attack

[Al Jazeera] At least two people have been killed after an attack on a popular tourist resort on the outskirts of Mali’s capital, Bamako, according to officials, but dozens of guests were rescued.

[Al Jazeera] At least two people have been killed after an attack on a popular tourist resort on the outskirts of Mali's capital, Bamako, according to officials, but dozens of guests were rescued.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

ACJPS – ‘Detained Darfur Activists May Be Subjected to Torture’

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -Three activists from Ed El Fursan in South Darfur are detained incommunicado by the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) without charge or access to their families.

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -Three activists from Ed El Fursan in South Darfur are detained incommunicado by the National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) without charge or access to their families.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

‘Reduction of UNAMID Troops Flagrant Mistake’ – Darfur Displaced

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur -Members of the Darfur Displaced and Refugees Association have described the planned downsizing of the UN-AU Mission in Darfur (Unamid) as “a major disappointment and a flagrant mistake”.

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur -Members of the Darfur Displaced and Refugees Association have described the planned downsizing of the UN-AU Mission in Darfur (Unamid) as "a major disappointment and a flagrant mistake".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan