Our Age of Populist Politics and Its Varied Meanings

[Daily Maverick] Populism has gained ground through the very mechanism that liberal politics has established itself – this very machinery of democracy which we have erected as a totem of progress.

[Daily Maverick] Populism has gained ground through the very mechanism that liberal politics has established itself - this very machinery of democracy which we have erected as a totem of progress.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Shot Cape Town Girl Could Be Paralysed After Gunmen Opened Fire On Play Park

[News24Wire] Ashline Telmarks, 5, knows the drill – when playing outside and shots are fired, run to the nearest open door. But her little legs didn’t make it into a neighbour’s house on Tuesday evening when bullets flew into Algoa Court, Hanover Park,…

[News24Wire] Ashline Telmarks, 5, knows the drill - when playing outside and shots are fired, run to the nearest open door. But her little legs didn't make it into a neighbour's house on Tuesday evening when bullets flew into Algoa Court, Hanover Park, and one hit her in the back, exiting through her abdomen.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Wits Mum Over Senior Lecturer Sexual Harassment Claims

[News24Wire] The University of the Witwatersrand has declined to comment on reports that one of its senior professors is being investigated for allegedly sexually harassing three of his colleagues.

[News24Wire] The University of the Witwatersrand has declined to comment on reports that one of its senior professors is being investigated for allegedly sexually harassing three of his colleagues.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Unbecoming Behaviour By Committee Members and EFF Objection

[Parliament of South Africa] Parliament, Wednesday 25 January 2017 – The Ad Hoc Joint Committee on Appointment of Board of Members of the National Youth Development Agency is disappointed by the actions of a Member of the Committee Mr Yusuf Cassim MP, …

[Parliament of South Africa] Parliament, Wednesday 25 January 2017 - The Ad Hoc Joint Committee on Appointment of Board of Members of the National Youth Development Agency is disappointed by the actions of a Member of the Committee Mr Yusuf Cassim MP, for his unbecoming behaviour during a committee meeting held yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Malawian Minister Okays Murekezi Extradition Hearing

[New Times] Malawi’s home affairs and internal security minister, Grace Chiumia has issued an order that paves way for the hearing of extradition case against Rwandan Genocide convict, Vincent Murekezi.

[New Times] Malawi's home affairs and internal security minister, Grace Chiumia has issued an order that paves way for the hearing of extradition case against Rwandan Genocide convict, Vincent Murekezi.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

‘Close to 9 Million Own Mobile Phones’

[New Times] The number of Rwandans owning a mobile phone has risen, hitting close to 80 per cent in December 2016, according to the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) monthly subscriber report.

[New Times] The number of Rwandans owning a mobile phone has risen, hitting close to 80 per cent in December 2016, according to the Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) monthly subscriber report.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda