An Appreciation of South Africa’s Jazz Stalwart Jonas Gwangwa

[The Conversation Africa] Music galore marked the passing early in 2018 of two South African titans of culture, Poet Laureate Keorapetse Kgositsile and trumpeter Hugh Masekela. Notable at their memorial events were powerfully moving tributes by two vet…

[The Conversation Africa] Music galore marked the passing early in 2018 of two South African titans of culture, Poet Laureate Keorapetse Kgositsile and trumpeter Hugh Masekela. Notable at their memorial events were powerfully moving tributes by two veterans still living: Caiphus Semenya and Jonas Gwangwa. They have shared stages and the perils of exile with both.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Speaker of Parliament Resigns

[VOA] Somalia’s Speaker of Parliament, Mohamed Osman Jawari, has resigned after a three-week power struggle with the country’s prime minister, officials say

[VOA] Somalia's Speaker of Parliament, Mohamed Osman Jawari, has resigned after a three-week power struggle with the country's prime minister, officials say

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Age Limit Petitioners Win Some, Lose Some On Day One

[Observer] The joint petitioners opposed to presidential age limit removal, today Monday failed to convince the Constitutional court to have speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga be cross examined for the role she played in amending of the Constitution …

[Observer] The joint petitioners opposed to presidential age limit removal, today Monday failed to convince the Constitutional court to have speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga be cross examined for the role she played in amending of the Constitution last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

We’ll Rule On Age Limit Petition Without Fear or Favour – Owiny-Dollo

[Observer] Hearing of a petition challenging the removal presidential age limits from the Constitution has commenced today in Mbale – with the deputy chief justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo warning that his court will rule on the matter without fear or favour.

[Observer] Hearing of a petition challenging the removal presidential age limits from the Constitution has commenced today in Mbale - with the deputy chief justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo warning that his court will rule on the matter without fear or favour.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Economic Diplomacy a Priority – Official

[ANGOP] Luanda -Foreign Affairs Ministry is committed to the implementation of an economic diplomacy to attract more foreign investment into the country, said the Secretary of State for the sector.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Foreign Affairs Ministry is committed to the implementation of an economic diplomacy to attract more foreign investment into the country, said the Secretary of State for the sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Police Detain Chinese, Angolans Accused of Casino Murder

[ANGOP] Luanda -The National Police detained three Chinese and eight Angolans suspected of involvement in a homicide following acts of physical aggression against five people inside a casino last Friday in Luanda.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The National Police detained three Chinese and eight Angolans suspected of involvement in a homicide following acts of physical aggression against five people inside a casino last Friday in Luanda.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Chesang Makes History With 2nd Gold for Uganda

[Independent (Kampala)] Gold Coast, Australia -Stella Chesang joined the list of Ugandan Commonwealth Games champions by winning the 10,000m final emphatically at the Gold Coast event on Monday.

[Independent (Kampala)] Gold Coast, Australia -Stella Chesang joined the list of Ugandan Commonwealth Games champions by winning the 10,000m final emphatically at the Gold Coast event on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Luanda’s Teachers Halt Classes On Eve of Tests

[ANGOP] Luanda -Teachers from public schools in Luanda have stopped classes on Monday to complete the third phase of the general strike called by the Angolan National Teachers’ Union (Sinprof) until April 27.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Teachers from public schools in Luanda have stopped classes on Monday to complete the third phase of the general strike called by the Angolan National Teachers' Union (Sinprof) until April 27.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola