ANC Leadership Race – Kwazulu-Natal Is Ground Zero

[Daily Maverick] KwaZulu-Natal ANC’s current leadership is set to fight for survival in a week that will see fierce lobbying and counter-lobbying to stay the effects of a court ruling last week that would see it disbanded. The “rebel” branches that bro…

[Daily Maverick] KwaZulu-Natal ANC's current leadership is set to fight for survival in a week that will see fierce lobbying and counter-lobbying to stay the effects of a court ruling last week that would see it disbanded. The "rebel" branches that brought the case are trying, on the other hand, to push for the leadership to be disabled as soon as is possible. Much of this will depend on a meeting of the ANC's national executive committee, which is only starting on Friday. Prepare for another very long week in politics.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

1,300 PLE Candidates Fail Mock Examinations

[Monitor] Amolotar -At least 1,387 out of 2,493 Primary Seven candidates in Amolatar District, who are now preparing for Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) due in November have failed mock examinations.

[Monitor] Amolotar -At least 1,387 out of 2,493 Primary Seven candidates in Amolatar District, who are now preparing for Primary Leaving Examinations (PLE) due in November have failed mock examinations.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Monthly Survey Indicates Continued Economic Growth

[Monitor] Kampala -There has been improvement in the health of the Ugandan private sector, the Headline Stanbic Bank Uganda Purchase Manager’s index (PMI) for August has shown.

[Monitor] Kampala -There has been improvement in the health of the Ugandan private sector, the Headline Stanbic Bank Uganda Purchase Manager's index (PMI) for August has shown.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Remains Confident Despite Sustained Low Global Oil Prices

[Monitor] Kampala -The first hint of why ‘big players’ stayed away from Uganda’s competitive licensing round was dropped by Energy minister Irene Muloni last Thursday during the issuance of an exploration licence to Australian oil junior Armour Energy …

[Monitor] Kampala -The first hint of why 'big players' stayed away from Uganda's competitive licensing round was dropped by Energy minister Irene Muloni last Thursday during the issuance of an exploration licence to Australian oil junior Armour Energy Limited - low oil prices.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Basena Set for Contract Extension

[Monitor] Kampala -Fufa will this week extend Moses Basena’s reign as Uganda Cranes’ interim coach until the end of the year which will see him complete the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

[Monitor] Kampala -Fufa will this week extend Moses Basena's reign as Uganda Cranes' interim coach until the end of the year which will see him complete the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ramaphosa Invokes Madiba, Biko

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa invoked the names of Steve Biko and Nelson Mandela in his address at the official opening of the Empilisweni HIV/Aids and orphans centre in Ndevana in the Eastern Cape on Sunday.

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa invoked the names of Steve Biko and Nelson Mandela in his address at the official opening of the Empilisweni HIV/Aids and orphans centre in Ndevana in the Eastern Cape on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Song Not About Olinda – Stunner

[Zimbabwe Standard] Rapper Desmond “Stunner” Chideme has denied that some controversial lyrics in his new album titled Stray Bullet are directed at his ex-wife Olinda Chapel.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Rapper Desmond "Stunner" Chideme has denied that some controversial lyrics in his new album titled Stray Bullet are directed at his ex-wife Olinda Chapel.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Co-Op Bank March on in Mumias

[Nation] Title-chasing Co-operative Bank beat Western Delight 68-39 in a tough Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) Women’s Premier league match at St. Peter’s Boys Secondary School Ground in Mumias on Saturday.

[Nation] Title-chasing Co-operative Bank beat Western Delight 68-39 in a tough Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) Women's Premier league match at St. Peter's Boys Secondary School Ground in Mumias on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya