Zuma Era Lessons – How Democracies Can Be Held Hostage

[The Conversation Africa] Jacob Zuma’s late night announcement that he would step down as president of South Africa followed days of tense negotiations within the governing African National Congress (ANC). The Conversation Africa asked academics what l…

[The Conversation Africa] Jacob Zuma's late night announcement that he would step down as president of South Africa followed days of tense negotiations within the governing African National Congress (ANC). The Conversation Africa asked academics what lessons can be learnt, and how the ANC can redeem itself in the post-Zuma era.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Don’t Boycott the ANC’, Says Zuma Son

[News24Wire] Former president Jacob Zuma’s son Edward has called for African National Congress members to practice restraint following the resignation of his father as the president of the country.

[News24Wire] Former president Jacob Zuma's son Edward has called for African National Congress members to practice restraint following the resignation of his father as the president of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt, UK in Discussions Over Technical Support

[Financial Gazette] Britain’s Department for International Development (DFID) says it is in discussions with the government for the UK agency to avail technical assistance, as Zimbabwe works on economic reforms.

[Financial Gazette] Britain's Department for International Development (DFID) says it is in discussions with the government for the UK agency to avail technical assistance, as Zimbabwe works on economic reforms.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Broke Govt Buys Fuel Firm

[Financial Gazette] President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s impecunious government paid an undisclosed amount to buy fuel company Trek Petroleum last week, which was recently encumbered by a $45 million tax liability, raising questions about the motives behind …

[Financial Gazette] President Emmerson Mnangagwa's impecunious government paid an undisclosed amount to buy fuel company Trek Petroleum last week, which was recently encumbered by a $45 million tax liability, raising questions about the motives behind the transaction.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Seven Fishing Camps Closed As Cholera Claims Four

[Times of Zambia] Four people have died from suspected cholera in fishing camps located in Shibuyunji of Central Province leading to the Ministry of Health to shutting down seven illegal fishing camps.

[Times of Zambia] Four people have died from suspected cholera in fishing camps located in Shibuyunji of Central Province leading to the Ministry of Health to shutting down seven illegal fishing camps.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

European Union Pays Tribute to Tsvangirai

[New Zimbabwe] The European Union (EU) has paid tribute to the late MDC-T party leader Morgan Tsvangirai, saying he would be missed by the world for the pro-democracy principles he stood for during his life time.

[New Zimbabwe] The European Union (EU) has paid tribute to the late MDC-T party leader Morgan Tsvangirai, saying he would be missed by the world for the pro-democracy principles he stood for during his life time.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe