N7 Towards Malmesbury Closed Due to Dunoon Protest

[News24Wire] The N7 heading towards Malmesbury has been closed for traffic at the Plattekloof Road intersection due to protest action, Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa said on Sunday.

[News24Wire] The N7 heading towards Malmesbury has been closed for traffic at the Plattekloof Road intersection due to protest action, Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa said on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ugandan Budget – Striking the Balance Between Infrastructure and Social Sectors Is Key

[The Conversation Africa] Member countries of the East African Community are preparing to simultaneously table the 2018-2019 Budgets in their respective parliaments. In Uganda, finance minister Matia Kasaija will present a 30.9 trillion Uganda shilling…

[The Conversation Africa] Member countries of the East African Community are preparing to simultaneously table the 2018-2019 Budgets in their respective parliaments. In Uganda, finance minister Matia Kasaija will present a 30.9 trillion Uganda shilling (USD$8 billion) budget. Sarah Logan examines the economic context of Uganda's annual budget and the associated challenges.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mandela Centenary – South Africans Must Not Let Trifles Undermine His Legacy

[The Conversation Africa] This year marks a century since liberation struggle hero and global statesman Nelson Mandela was born. Throughout 2018, celebrations and events are being held in his honour.

[The Conversation Africa] This year marks a century since liberation struggle hero and global statesman Nelson Mandela was born. Throughout 2018, celebrations and events are being held in his honour.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ethnic Slur – Vanguard Editorial Board Chair Apologises

[Premium Times] The chairman of the Vanguard newspapers’ editorial board on Sunday sought the forgiveness of Nigerians after his ethnic slur against the Yoruba cast him in an humiliating spotlight.

[Premium Times] The chairman of the Vanguard newspapers' editorial board on Sunday sought the forgiveness of Nigerians after his ethnic slur against the Yoruba cast him in an humiliating spotlight.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

MKO Abiola’s 1993 Opponent, Bashir Tofa, Speaks On Buhari’s June 12 Announcements

[Premium Times] The opposition candidate in the 1993 presidential election, Bashir Tofa, has expressed reservations about President Muhammadu Buhari’s decision to honour late Moshood Abiola and his then running mate, Babagana Kingibe.

[Premium Times] The opposition candidate in the 1993 presidential election, Bashir Tofa, has expressed reservations about President Muhammadu Buhari's decision to honour late Moshood Abiola and his then running mate, Babagana Kingibe.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Unsung Hero of Ethiopian Modern Music

[Ethiopian Herald] Without a shadow of a doubt, people from all walks of life fight back with the purpose of leading a meaningful life. Heartbreakingly, they do not have the faintest idea pertaining to what the future holds for them in store.

[Ethiopian Herald] Without a shadow of a doubt, people from all walks of life fight back with the purpose of leading a meaningful life. Heartbreakingly, they do not have the faintest idea pertaining to what the future holds for them in store.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Khartoum Tries Its Luck

[SudaNow] It is more or less a symbolic gesture that most likely is not going to make much difference. The reference is to the scheduled June 17 meeting between Salva Kiir and Riek Machar, which will be hosted by Khartoum.

[SudaNow] It is more or less a symbolic gesture that most likely is not going to make much difference. The reference is to the scheduled June 17 meeting between Salva Kiir and Riek Machar, which will be hosted by Khartoum.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan