Is This What the World Felt Like At the End of 1968?

[Daily Maverick] Did the world look back, reeling, asking WTF just happened? A Civil Rights leader assassinated. And another Kennedy. Rolling mass protests against war and Damnable Men in Suits. And what the hell lies ahead next year? Maybe there are l…

[Daily Maverick] Did the world look back, reeling, asking WTF just happened? A Civil Rights leader assassinated. And another Kennedy. Rolling mass protests against war and Damnable Men in Suits. And what the hell lies ahead next year? Maybe there are lessons for the young America of today in the protest movements of the Sixties, particularly the monumental year that was 1968. By TONY JACKMAN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

A Common Thread

[Daily Maverick] Integrity and accountability are the common thread that joins together all notables who are paid tribute by the Daily Maverick in its Person of the Year awards.

[Daily Maverick] Integrity and accountability are the common thread that joins together all notables who are paid tribute by the Daily Maverick in its Person of the Year awards.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UN, Malawi to Explore Use of Drones to Deliver Faster Aid

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Trials to be carried out in a “humanitarian drone testing corridor” in Malawi are thought to be first to focus on drone use in humanitarian operations and development

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Trials to be carried out in a "humanitarian drone testing corridor" in Malawi are thought to be first to focus on drone use in humanitarian operations and development

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Civil Society Slams ‘Sweeping Powers of Communication Minister’

[Parliament of South Africa] The Right2Know’, a coalition of a diverse range of stakeholders of South African progressive organisations which defends media freedom and freedom of expression, appeared before the Ad Hoc Committee.

[Parliament of South Africa] The Right2Know', a coalition of a diverse range of stakeholders of South African progressive organisations which defends media freedom and freedom of expression, appeared before the Ad Hoc Committee.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa