Charges Withdrawn Against UCT Students Who Burnt Paintings

[News24Wire] The charges against three UCT students accused of burning historic paintings during campus unrest were withdrawn in the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] The charges against three UCT students accused of burning historic paintings during campus unrest were withdrawn in the Wynberg Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Same-Sex Couples Enjoy More Inheritance Rights Than Heterosexual Couples

[Daily Maverick] South Africa must be the only country in the world where – on paper, at least – same-sex couples enjoy more legal protection than heterosexual couples. Before same-sex marriage was legalised in South Africa, the Constitutional Court ex…

[Daily Maverick] South Africa must be the only country in the world where - on paper, at least - same-sex couples enjoy more legal protection than heterosexual couples. Before same-sex marriage was legalised in South Africa, the Constitutional Court extended many of the legal rights and privileges associated with marriage to some same-sex couples. However, influenced by a rather moralistic view of marriage, it declined to extend the appropriate legal protection to similarly situated unmarried heterosexual couples. Last wee

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

China Merchants Eyes 40 Percent Stake in Eslse

[Addis Fortune] China Merchants Holdings is in hot pursuit to acquire no less than a 40pc stake of the Ethiopian Shipping & Logistics Services Enterprise (ESLSE), a state-owned monopoly with a near complete control of the logistics business, sources close to the deal disclosed to Fortune.

[Addis Fortune] China Merchants Holdings is in hot pursuit to acquire no less than a 40pc stake of the Ethiopian Shipping & Logistics Services Enterprise (ESLSE), a state-owned monopoly with a near complete control of the logistics business, sources close to the deal disclosed to Fortune.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Media Not Welcome in Zim Coalition Talks

[CAJ News] Harare -TALKS to establish a formidable opposition to oust veteran Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe in 2018 are back on course. However, they are held secretly from the glare of the media, to avoid laying bare strategies to the ruling Zanu…

[CAJ News] Harare -TALKS to establish a formidable opposition to oust veteran Zimbabwean president Robert Mugabe in 2018 are back on course. However, they are held secretly from the glare of the media, to avoid laying bare strategies to the ruling Zanu (PF). The country's two leading opposition parties, Movement for Democratic Change (MDC), led by former Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai, and Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF), led by former deputy president, Joice Mujuru, confirmed the discussions.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kilifi Hiring 78 Health Workers As Doctors Strike Bites

[Nation] The Kilifi County government is recruiting 78 health workers as it seeks to restore services at its hospitals that have been paralysed by the ongoing national strike by medical practitioners.

[Nation] The Kilifi County government is recruiting 78 health workers as it seeks to restore services at its hospitals that have been paralysed by the ongoing national strike by medical practitioners.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Adama Barrow Elected President

[Foroyaa] The people of The Gambia on Thursday, 1st December, 2016 voted for Adama Barrow in a contested presidential election ending the 22 year regime of Yahya Jammeh.

[Foroyaa] The people of The Gambia on Thursday, 1st December, 2016 voted for Adama Barrow in a contested presidential election ending the 22 year regime of Yahya Jammeh.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

UN Committed to Facilitating Peaceful Transfer of Political Power

[Foroyaa] At the press conference held at the UN House in Cape Point in Bakau on Saturday evening, 3rd December, 2016, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, special representative of the United Nations Secretary General for West Africa and the Sahel assured continuous …

[Foroyaa] At the press conference held at the UN House in Cape Point in Bakau on Saturday evening, 3rd December, 2016, Mohamed Ibn Chambas, special representative of the United Nations Secretary General for West Africa and the Sahel assured continuous commitment from the global body in ensuring peaceful transfer of power from the outgoing president, Yahya Jammeh to the incoming president Adama Barrow.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia