April 7, 2017 – the Day Middle-Class Apathy Died in South Africa

[Daily Maverick] There has to be something seriously abnormal for middle-class South Africans to self-mobilise around the country and take to the streets in the numbers and manner experienced on 7 April. And while it was the seriousness of one man’s ac…

[Daily Maverick] There has to be something seriously abnormal for middle-class South Africans to self-mobilise around the country and take to the streets in the numbers and manner experienced on 7 April. And while it was the seriousness of one man's action - his lack of meaningful explanation for his removal of the Finance Minister and his Deputy - that triggered the public's anger, it was the size and swift response of society's solidarity that took the nation and those in authority by surprise.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Campaign to Get Travelers, Drivers Ready for Easter Weekend

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -As millions of South Africans get ready for the Easter holiday, transport officials will conduct road safety education, awareness and law enforcement activities at Wanderers taxi rank in the Johannesburg CBD today.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -As millions of South Africans get ready for the Easter holiday, transport officials will conduct road safety education, awareness and law enforcement activities at Wanderers taxi rank in the Johannesburg CBD today.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

5 Die in Niger As Women, Youths Clash Over Pigs

[Vanguard] The killing of about 200 pigs by youths in Kafinkoro village, Paikoro Local Government Area of Niger State, reportedly led to a violent clash that resulted in the death of five villagers.

[Vanguard] The killing of about 200 pigs by youths in Kafinkoro village, Paikoro Local Government Area of Niger State, reportedly led to a violent clash that resulted in the death of five villagers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Baringo Residents Complain of Harassment From Security Agents

[Nation] Security personnel have intensified crackdowns on bandits wreaking havoc in Baringo County amid complaints of harassment of innocent civilians and destruction of property.

[Nation] Security personnel have intensified crackdowns on bandits wreaking havoc in Baringo County amid complaints of harassment of innocent civilians and destruction of property.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Vice-President Chairs Meeting of Higher Council for Food Security

[SNA] Khartoum -Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman presided over , Monday in the Republican Palace meeting of the Higher Council for Food Security.

[SNA] Khartoum -Vice-President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman presided over , Monday in the Republican Palace meeting of the Higher Council for Food Security.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan