Reflections On a New Activism to Challenge a State Comprador Elite

[Daily Maverick] The recognition of the need for a new activism was accompanied by a realisation that while it was necessary, it was not a sufficient condition for entrenching a new accountable and democratic politics. This new activism had to be accom…

[Daily Maverick] The recognition of the need for a new activism was accompanied by a realisation that while it was necessary, it was not a sufficient condition for entrenching a new accountable and democratic politics. This new activism had to be accompanied by at least three developments - the establishment of a political and socio-economic agenda that addresses inequality in our society, out-of-the-box thinking and imaginative solutions to contemporary social challenges, and finding ways to manage the palpable anger that

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

North West Government Celebrates World Move for Health Day, 10 May

[Govt of SA] Scores of public servants and community members across the province will this week on Wednesday, 10 May 2017, join the world in celebrating Move for Health Day, an international event aimed at promoting physical activities, healthy and die…

[Govt of SA] Scores of public servants and community members across the province will this week on Wednesday, 10 May 2017, join the world in celebrating Move for Health Day, an international event aimed at promoting physical activities, healthy and diet. Move for Health Day was launched in 2002 by the World Health Organisation and is celebrated annually.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Malawi’s Zoe Kernel to Showcase At Tshwane Fashion Festival

[Nyasa Times] Malawi’s Edna Mkandawire of Zoe Kernel fashion brand is among over 15 African designers lined up to showcase at this year’s Tshwane Fashion Festival scheduled to take place from 12 to 13 May at State Theatre, Mable Foyer in South Africa.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi's Edna Mkandawire of Zoe Kernel fashion brand is among over 15 African designers lined up to showcase at this year's Tshwane Fashion Festival scheduled to take place from 12 to 13 May at State Theatre, Mable Foyer in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

‘Full Steam Ahead’ for Country to Host 2023 Rugby World Cup

[News24Wire] SA Rugby on Tuesday confirmed that it was on track to submit a compelling bid to bring a “vibrant, profitable and spectacular” Rugby World Cup to South Africa in 2023, following the lifting of a suspension from the right to host mega sport…

[News24Wire] SA Rugby on Tuesday confirmed that it was on track to submit a compelling bid to bring a "vibrant, profitable and spectacular" Rugby World Cup to South Africa in 2023, following the lifting of a suspension from the right to host mega sporting events.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Charles Taylor’s Daughter to Run for Seat in Legislature

[FrontPageAfrica] Paynesville -As the October Presidential and general elections come closer, former Liberian President, Charles Taylor’s daughter, Charlyne A. Taylor has declared intention to contest the representative seat of District#5 Montserrado C…

[FrontPageAfrica] Paynesville -As the October Presidential and general elections come closer, former Liberian President, Charles Taylor's daughter, Charlyne A. Taylor has declared intention to contest the representative seat of District#5 Montserrado County.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Main Opposition Party Says No Plan to Merge With Another Party

[Guardian] The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP], says no decision has been taken to adopt an alternative platform because of the leadership crisis rocking the party.

[Guardian] The Board of Trustees (BoT) of the Peoples Democratic Party [PDP], says no decision has been taken to adopt an alternative platform because of the leadership crisis rocking the party.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ramaphosa to Visit Lesotho Ahead of June Elections

[News24Wire] The Southern African Development Community (SADC) facilitator, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is on Tuesday expected to visit Lesotho ahead of the country’s elections in June, the presidency has said in a statement.

[News24Wire] The Southern African Development Community (SADC) facilitator, Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa is on Tuesday expected to visit Lesotho ahead of the country's elections in June, the presidency has said in a statement.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

‘Staged’ Baby Kidnapping Case Postponed in Durban Court

[News24Wire] Sibongile Mbambo and Phumlani Mbokazi, who are accused of staging the kidnapping of Mbambo’s baby daughter, had their matter postponed by the Durban Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Sibongile Mbambo and Phumlani Mbokazi, who are accused of staging the kidnapping of Mbambo's baby daughter, had their matter postponed by the Durban Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa