Mugabe’s Nephew Reveals – ‘Swords Now Out’

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe’s succession maze has reached a crescendo, with his nephew revealing that “swords are now out” for the nonagenarian’s deputy, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who allegedly wants to take over from the veteran leader.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe's succession maze has reached a crescendo, with his nephew revealing that "swords are now out" for the nonagenarian's deputy, Emmerson Mnangagwa, who allegedly wants to take over from the veteran leader.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Popular Resort Removes ‘Overlooked’ Hijab Restriction After 25 Years

[News24Wire] A popular Montagu resort, roughly three hours from Cape Town, has removed a sign restricting swimming pool access for Hijab wearing Muslims dating back an estimated 25 years.

[News24Wire] A popular Montagu resort, roughly three hours from Cape Town, has removed a sign restricting swimming pool access for Hijab wearing Muslims dating back an estimated 25 years.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Free State Arts and Culture On Old Mutual National Choir Festival Results

[Govt of SA] The Old Mutual National Choir Festival provincial knock-outs were staged on 5 August 2017 at the Sand Du Plessis Theatre in Mangaung. This choral festival is an annual program and 13 choirs from across the province took part this year. Win…

[Govt of SA] The Old Mutual National Choir Festival provincial knock-outs were staged on 5 August 2017 at the Sand Du Plessis Theatre in Mangaung. This choral festival is an annual program and 13 choirs from across the province took part this year. Winners of the two main categories - Standard and Large -walked away with prize monies to the tune of R50 000 and R30 000 respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why We Overthrew Gowon – Obasanjo

[Vanguard] Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has revealed why Former Head of state, General Yakubu Gowon, was overthrown in a bloodless coup on July 29, 1975, ushering in the government that came to be known as the Muritala/Obasanjo regime.

[Vanguard] Former President, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo, has revealed why Former Head of state, General Yakubu Gowon, was overthrown in a bloodless coup on July 29, 1975, ushering in the government that came to be known as the Muritala/Obasanjo regime.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lowassa Campaigns for Kenyatta As Odinga, Magufuli Bond Worries Jubilee

[East African] Former Tanzanian Prime Minister Edward Lowassa was the surprise guest at a cultural ceremony in which Maasai elders said they were backing Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta for re-election on August 8.

[East African] Former Tanzanian Prime Minister Edward Lowassa was the surprise guest at a cultural ceremony in which Maasai elders said they were backing Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta for re-election on August 8.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Govt Takes Steps to Adjust Copyright Law to the Digital Age

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s Parliament is debating the 2017 Copyright Amendment Bill which is aimed at aligning the country’s laws with the digital age.

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's Parliament is debating the 2017 Copyright Amendment Bill which is aimed at aligning the country's laws with the digital age.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Arik Air Faces Fleet Maintenance Crisis

[This Day] Nigeria’s biggest carrier, Arik Air, is facing maintenance and safety challenges as it has failed to ferry its aircraft that are due for various categories of checks overseas for maintenance.

[This Day] Nigeria's biggest carrier, Arik Air, is facing maintenance and safety challenges as it has failed to ferry its aircraft that are due for various categories of checks overseas for maintenance.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Deputy Minister Manana Must Apologise and Resign Immediately

[DA] The DA has learned with shock and anger about the alleged assault by the Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Mduduzi Manana, on a woman in a Johannesburg night club. We condemn this act in the strongest terms.

[DA] The DA has learned with shock and anger about the alleged assault by the Deputy Minister of Higher Education, Mduduzi Manana, on a woman in a Johannesburg night club. We condemn this act in the strongest terms.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa