The Afcon Day That Was – 19 January – Senegal First to Qualify for Quarters, Ghana Horses Around

[Daily Maverick] Africa’s top ranked team, Senegal, showed why they were hot favourites heading into the tournament after becoming the first side to qualify for the quarterfinals. ANTOINETTE MULLER picks some other points you might have missed from Thu…

[Daily Maverick] Africa's top ranked team, Senegal, showed why they were hot favourites heading into the tournament after becoming the first side to qualify for the quarterfinals. ANTOINETTE MULLER picks some other points you might have missed from Thursday's Afcon action.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Daily Maverick Interview – the Makers of ‘Coloured Mentality’

[Daily Maverick] Still reeling from the buzz attracted by the launch of their web series ‘Coloured Mentality’, filmmakers Kelly-Eve Koopman and Sarah Summers are preparing to walk 1,000km from Fort Beaufort in the Eastern Cape to the Castle of Good Hop…

[Daily Maverick] Still reeling from the buzz attracted by the launch of their web series 'Coloured Mentality', filmmakers Kelly-Eve Koopman and Sarah Summers are preparing to walk 1,000km from Fort Beaufort in the Eastern Cape to the Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town - the annual Indigenous Liberation Walk arranged by Khoi activists. The walk, which sparked the documentary series' search for what it means to be a coloured person, kicks off in February. In the meantime, the filmmakers have just completed their second episode

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Education for All – Kgosi

[Botswana Daily News] Dukwi -Kgosi Oletsositse Mosweu of Dukwi says a disadvantaged social background that some parents raise their children in should not be a barrier for such children to receive basic formal education.

[Botswana Daily News] Dukwi -Kgosi Oletsositse Mosweu of Dukwi says a disadvantaged social background that some parents raise their children in should not be a barrier for such children to receive basic formal education.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Senegal Advance to Last Eight for First Time Since 2006

[RFI] Senegal skipper Cheikhou Kouyate spoke of his pride on Thursday night as he became the first captain for 11 years to lead a team into the last eight at the Africa Cup of Nations.

[RFI] Senegal skipper Cheikhou Kouyate spoke of his pride on Thursday night as he became the first captain for 11 years to lead a team into the last eight at the Africa Cup of Nations.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

UN Rights Expert Welcomes U.S. Decision to Lift Most Unilateral Sanctions On Sudan

[UN News] A United Nations human rights expert today welcomed the decision of President Barack Obama to lift most sanctions unilaterally imposed by the United States on Sudan.

[UN News] A United Nations human rights expert today welcomed the decision of President Barack Obama to lift most sanctions unilaterally imposed by the United States on Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Wiper Accuses Jubilee of Plan to Rig Polls Amid Bogus Electoral Roll

[Nation] Wiper Democratic Movement has claimed that the voters roll was “saddled with millions of non-existent voters”, noting that the party will settle on nothing less than a properly audited register.

[Nation] Wiper Democratic Movement has claimed that the voters roll was "saddled with millions of non-existent voters", noting that the party will settle on nothing less than a properly audited register.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya