ANC ‘Free Agents’ Should Take a Walk – Secretary-General

[Daily Maverick] ANC MPs who want to ignore the party line should have found their consciences before going to Parliament on the party’s ticket. That was the message from ANC Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe on Monday, reporting back from the ANC NEC l…

[Daily Maverick] ANC MPs who want to ignore the party line should have found their consciences before going to Parliament on the party's ticket. That was the message from ANC Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe on Monday, reporting back from the ANC NEC lekgotla, which focused on the economy and, briefly, corruption. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

US, UK Offer to Help Police Probe Election Official’s Murder

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The United States and the United Kingdom have offered assistance to the National Police Service for the investigation into the murder of Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) ICT Manager Chris Msando whose body wa…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The United States and the United Kingdom have offered assistance to the National Police Service for the investigation into the murder of Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) ICT Manager Chris Msando whose body was found dumped in a forest in Kikuyu on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Osinbajo Meets African Union Peace Council Over Insurgency

[Guardian] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday held a crucial meeting with ?a delegation from the African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC), which has been visiting countries in the lake Chad basin on a fact-finding mission.

[Guardian] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday held a crucial meeting with ?a delegation from the African Union Peace and Security Council (PSC), which has been visiting countries in the lake Chad basin on a fact-finding mission.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hassabo Chairs Meeting of Committee for Weapons Collection

[SNA] Khartoum -The Vice President of the Republic, Hassbo Abdul-Rahman has chaired, Monday, at the Republican Palace the meeting of the higher committee for the weapons collection.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Vice President of the Republic, Hassbo Abdul-Rahman has chaired, Monday, at the Republican Palace the meeting of the higher committee for the weapons collection.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Bakri Informed On Outcomes of Sudan Participation in Celebration of AAU Golden Jubilee

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice President of the Republic, the National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan has been informed on the outcomes of the Sudan’s participation in the celebration of the association of the African universities recently took …

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice President of the Republic, the National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan has been informed on the outcomes of the Sudan's participation in the celebration of the association of the African universities recently took place in Ghana.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Council of National Unity Parties Calls On African Mechanism to Speed Up Peace Process

[SNA] Khartoum -The Council of the Parties of National Unity, has called on the High-Level African Mechanism chaired by Thambo Mbeki to speed up the peace process through activation of the negotiation process between the government and the armed moveme…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Council of the Parties of National Unity, has called on the High-Level African Mechanism chaired by Thambo Mbeki to speed up the peace process through activation of the negotiation process between the government and the armed movements, and to work for inviting the two negotiating parties to sit again in light of the plan and directives adopted by the African Union.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Fascism Threatens Our Society

[Daily Maverick] The intellectual life of our democracy is at risk. Not from students who want the suffocating effects of patriarchal legacies and colonial norms to be deconstructed. Our society is threatened by a pseudo-democratic culture that says, “…

[Daily Maverick] The intellectual life of our democracy is at risk. Not from students who want the suffocating effects of patriarchal legacies and colonial norms to be deconstructed. Our society is threatened by a pseudo-democratic culture that says, "we the angry people", and gives the animated margin a platform, instead of saying "we the people", engaging as equals in good faith.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

U.S. Condemns Attack On AMISOM Forces

[Dalsan Radio] The United States vehemently condemns the July 30 attack on UPDF soldiers near Goleweyn, Lower Shabelle and joins the expressions of outrage in Somalia and throughout the region against this atrocious act. This attack was an assault not …

[Dalsan Radio] The United States vehemently condemns the July 30 attack on UPDF soldiers near Goleweyn, Lower Shabelle and joins the expressions of outrage in Somalia and throughout the region against this atrocious act. This attack was an assault not only on AMISOM forces but on the people whom they are working to protect. The United States reaffirms our commitment to support the efforts of AMISOM, which is working with the Federal Government of Somalia, to build a secure, peaceful, and prosperous country.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Gauteng Teachers Union Calls Off Protest

[News24Wire] The SA Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) called off its planned work-to-rule protest on Monday after a dispute over district official transfers in Johannesburg south was resolved, Sadtu regional secretary Moses Maluleke said.

[News24Wire] The SA Democratic Teachers Union (Sadtu) called off its planned work-to-rule protest on Monday after a dispute over district official transfers in Johannesburg south was resolved, Sadtu regional secretary Moses Maluleke said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Southwest Confirms Death of Senior Al-Shabaab Commander in Recent Lower Shabelle Air Strike

[Dalsan Radio] The local administration of Barawe town, that falls under the jurisdiction of Southwest State has confirmed that a recent airstrike in the region claimed the life of a senior Al-Shabaab commander. Barawe district commissioner Adan Madobe…

[Dalsan Radio] The local administration of Barawe town, that falls under the jurisdiction of Southwest State has confirmed that a recent airstrike in the region claimed the life of a senior Al-Shabaab commander. Barawe district commissioner Adan Madobe, speaking to local media, said that recent air strike targeting Al-Shabaab bases in Kunyobarrow town killed a senior Al-Shabaab militant identified as "Dheere'.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia