Ellen Attends Memorial Service of Late Cos Chair

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Saturday, February 25, 2017 led an array of senior government officials, family, relatives and mourners at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Paynesville City to attend the Memorial Service for fallen Chairp…

[NEWS] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Saturday, February 25, 2017 led an array of senior government officials, family, relatives and mourners at the Good Shepherd Episcopal Church in Paynesville City to attend the Memorial Service for fallen Chairperson of the Council of State of Liberia, Madam Ruth Sando Fahnbulleh Perry, who died in Columbus, Ohio, United States of America early Sunday, January 8, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

True Cost of SONA – ‘Parliament’ Spokesperson Must Retract Misleading Statement

[DA] Newly appointed spokesperson for Parliament, Moloto Mothapo, must immediately retract the statement he issued on 26 February in which he seeks to deliberately mislead the public over the R11 million and counting spent on the 2017 State of the Nati…

[DA] Newly appointed spokesperson for Parliament, Moloto Mothapo, must immediately retract the statement he issued on 26 February in which he seeks to deliberately mislead the public over the R11 million and counting spent on the 2017 State of the Nation (SONA) address.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Videos Supposedly Showing ‘Carnage of Foreigners’ Unlikely From South Africa

[Africa Check] Two graphic, violent videos are being shared online as examples of xenophobic violence against foreigners in South Africa. However, online verification tools suggest their source lies elsewhere.

[Africa Check] Two graphic, violent videos are being shared online as examples of xenophobic violence against foreigners in South Africa. However, online verification tools suggest their source lies elsewhere.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Has Cricket Team Become A Punching Bag?

[The Herald] Afghanistan 253-9 50 overs (Shah 50, Nabi 48, Mpofu 3-46, Ngarava 2/-7) beat Zimbabwe 54 all out 13.5 overs (Cremer 14*, Nabi 3-14, Hamza 3-20) by 106 runs (Duckworth/Lewis method) AN awful batting display by Zimbabwe saw them suffer a hum…

[The Herald] Afghanistan 253-9 50 overs (Shah 50, Nabi 48, Mpofu 3-46, Ngarava 2/-7) beat Zimbabwe 54 all out 13.5 overs (Cremer 14*, Nabi 3-14, Hamza 3-20) by 106 runs (Duckworth/Lewis method) AN awful batting display by Zimbabwe saw them suffer a humiliating third One Day International cricket defeat to Afghanistan, going down by 106 runs in a rain affected fifth and final ODI at Harare Sports Club yesterday which saw the visitors take the series 3-2.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Writer Elnathan John Visits Nairobi

[East African] Nigerian author and writer Elnathan John visited Kenya for the first time a week ago. He was in the country for literary events, including discussions at Daystar University, and the Literary Crossroads of the Goethe Institut where he fea…

[East African] Nigerian author and writer Elnathan John visited Kenya for the first time a week ago. He was in the country for literary events, including discussions at Daystar University, and the Literary Crossroads of the Goethe Institut where he featured alongside Kenya's Kinyanjui Kombani.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria