Developing a Voice of Resistance – the Beginning of the Catholic Church’s Opposition to Apartheid

[Daily Maverick] Focusing on the statements of the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC) before the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965), this article argues that the official church discourse of resistance to apartheid was cautious – even…

[Daily Maverick] Focusing on the statements of the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference (SACBC) before the Second Vatican Council (1962-1965), this article argues that the official church discourse of resistance to apartheid was cautious - even muted - and drew heavily on the papal public theological discourse of Catholic Social Teaching. The caution and complexity of these statements reflected internal tensions over race, justice and ongoing Catholic unease in an environment hostile to Catholicism. By ANTHONY EGAN

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nana Akufo-Addo’s Comments Are Nothing More Than a Feel-Good Exhortation

[Daily Maverick] The present African condition requires more than clap baiting, feel-good rhetoric. Whether our leaders restate the obvious in the presence of visiting foreign leaders or during the oft-organised talk-shops, our problems will not automa…

[Daily Maverick] The present African condition requires more than clap baiting, feel-good rhetoric. Whether our leaders restate the obvious in the presence of visiting foreign leaders or during the oft-organised talk-shops, our problems will not automatically fizzle out.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Working Diligently to Secure Peace, Democracy and Good Governance’, Said Democratic Institutions

[Ethiopian Herald] The people and government of Ethiopia have been planed for the second GTP to give emphasis for the nation where civil and democratic rights to respected, rule of law and good governance ensured, citizens’ safety and security is guara…

[Ethiopian Herald] The people and government of Ethiopia have been planed for the second GTP to give emphasis for the nation where civil and democratic rights to respected, rule of law and good governance ensured, citizens' safety and security is guaranteed and the society is to be ethical and given due attention to democracy and good governance.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Construction of 100KWP Solar Plant Underway At Kenyatta University

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A Sh59 million Centre of Excellence focused on the generation of solar energy has been launched at the Kenyatta University as Nairobi hosted the third United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA).

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A Sh59 million Centre of Excellence focused on the generation of solar energy has been launched at the Kenyatta University as Nairobi hosted the third United Nations Environment Assembly (UNEA).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ministry Commends MRCS for Training Journalists in First Aid

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Ministry of Information and Communications Technology has hailed Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) for training journalists on First Aid response, noting that such efforts complement government’s goal of having a media that…

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Ministry of Information and Communications Technology has hailed Malawi Red Cross Society (MRCS) for training journalists on First Aid response, noting that such efforts complement government's goal of having a media that is well conversant with a wide range of topics.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Seychelles Cracking Down On Unregistered Tourism Establishments

[Seychelles News Agency] The Ministry of Tourism on Tuesday begins stepping up measures to deal with unlicensed tourism establishments in Seychelles, businesses that the minister says are not meeting the country’s standards.

[Seychelles News Agency] The Ministry of Tourism on Tuesday begins stepping up measures to deal with unlicensed tourism establishments in Seychelles, businesses that the minister says are not meeting the country's standards.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Prisoners’ Release Documents Signed

[Daily News] PRESIDENT John Magufuli yesterday signed documents for the release of the 61 inmates who were on death row, a day after pardoning a total of 8,157 prisoners during the Uhuru fete in Dodoma on Saturday.

[Daily News] PRESIDENT John Magufuli yesterday signed documents for the release of the 61 inmates who were on death row, a day after pardoning a total of 8,157 prisoners during the Uhuru fete in Dodoma on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

TPSF Keen On Tax System Consultations Meeting

[Daily News] MEMBERS of Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) have described the recent consultations with the government on the ongoing current taxation system as positive step towards improving business environment and stimulating investments gro…

[Daily News] MEMBERS of Tanzania Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) have described the recent consultations with the government on the ongoing current taxation system as positive step towards improving business environment and stimulating investments growth in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania