Kipyegon Bett Bags Bronze in 800m

[Nation] Kenya relinquished the World 800 title when World Under-20 champion Kipyegon Bett settled for bronze at London’s Olympic Stadium on Tuesday.

[Nation] Kenya relinquished the World 800 title when World Under-20 champion Kipyegon Bett settled for bronze at London's Olympic Stadium on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

After 16 Years of Glitz and Glamour, Kemboi Finally Quits Steeplechase

[Nation] After an illustrious career that has seen him bag medals for the last 16 years, Ezekiel Kemboi, the world’s most decorated 3,000 metres steeplechase runner, has quit the track and will shift to the road for his first marathon in April.

[Nation] After an illustrious career that has seen him bag medals for the last 16 years, Ezekiel Kemboi, the world's most decorated 3,000 metres steeplechase runner, has quit the track and will shift to the road for his first marathon in April.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Motion of No Confidence – a Tale of Two Marches

[Daily Maverick] Tuesday was a long day for the supporters of political parties who descended on central Cape Town in their thousands to follow Parliament’s motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma. Bar a few minor incidents, the violence many h…

[Daily Maverick] Tuesday was a long day for the supporters of political parties who descended on central Cape Town in their thousands to follow Parliament's motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma. Bar a few minor incidents, the violence many had feared might erupt between opposing parties failed to transpire. In the end, the EFF's Julius Malema said it best: "Whether you liked or hated the vote's outcome, peaceful democracy won the day." By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Part of Gold Revenues to Be Allocated to States

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Kadugli -The Minister of Minerals intends to allocate a portion of the revenues from gold mining and other minerals to the states, and to provide services to traditional miners who work in harsh and unhealthy environments.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Kadugli -The Minister of Minerals intends to allocate a portion of the revenues from gold mining and other minerals to the states, and to provide services to traditional miners who work in harsh and unhealthy environments.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Civil Society Supports Port Sudan Workers

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -Civil society assemblies in Port Sudan continue to denounce the state’s government decision to establish new companies for loading and unloading at the ports. The move may negatively affect thousands of port workers.

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan -Civil society assemblies in Port Sudan continue to denounce the state's government decision to establish new companies for loading and unloading at the ports. The move may negatively affect thousands of port workers.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Reflections On a Patriarchal Society and the Broad Tent of Non-Accountability

[Daily Maverick] This past weekend Mduduzi Manana allegedly violently assaulted Mandisa Duma. The conduct and actions of Manana, South Africa’s Deputy Minister of Higher Education, should not surprise us. Violence against women is meted out each day wi…

[Daily Maverick] This past weekend Mduduzi Manana allegedly violently assaulted Mandisa Duma. The conduct and actions of Manana, South Africa's Deputy Minister of Higher Education, should not surprise us. Violence against women is meted out each day with very little consequence for those perpetrators. In fact, violence against women in many circles is even celebrated and praised. Importantly, patriarchy and the misogynistic tendencies in our society is not isolated to those that have been sworn to serve as Deputy Ministers

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cabinet Approves Financial Report of First Half of Year 2017

[SNA] Khartoum -The Council of Ministers has approved in its meeting, Tuesday, chaired by the First Vice President of the Republic, the National Prime Minister, the report of the first half of the financial year 2017, which was presented by the state M…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Council of Ministers has approved in its meeting, Tuesday, chaired by the First Vice President of the Republic, the National Prime Minister, the report of the first half of the financial year 2017, which was presented by the state Minister of Ministry of Finance and National Economy, Abdul-Rahman Dirar

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Whenever Zuma Goes – a Warning From Brazil

[Daily Maverick] Brazil. Mexico. Argentina. Italy. Each has had a moment of “renewal” or “reform”. An old regime, corrupt or decaying, forced or fallen from power. The reformers turned to serious adults in serious rooms, to pass serious policies. None …

[Daily Maverick] Brazil. Mexico. Argentina. Italy. Each has had a moment of "renewal" or "reform". An old regime, corrupt or decaying, forced or fallen from power. The reformers turned to serious adults in serious rooms, to pass serious policies. None delivered on the promise of renewal. Their popularity plummeted, and crisis resumed. That is what awaits us, whatever happens this week, or in December, or in 2019. The only way out is to turn away from conventional wisdom, and back to the Freedom Charter and its first demand

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa