UN Calls for Calm in Mali

[UN News] According to news reports, police used tear gas to break up opposition supporters who had planned to march through the capital, calling for more transparency, ahead of presidential elections due to take place next month.

[UN News] According to news reports, police used tear gas to break up opposition supporters who had planned to march through the capital, calling for more transparency, ahead of presidential elections due to take place next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Soccer – Simba Sweat to Tame Sharks

[Daily News] Nakuru -MAINLAND Premier League Champions Simba laboured to oust dark horse Kariobangi Sharks with a 3-2 spot kick victory at Afraha Stadium in Nakuru. The little known Sharks defiantly survived several threats to force a barren draw with …

[Daily News] Nakuru -MAINLAND Premier League Champions Simba laboured to oust dark horse Kariobangi Sharks with a 3-2 spot kick victory at Afraha Stadium in Nakuru. The little known Sharks defiantly survived several threats to force a barren draw with Tanzanian giants at the end of the normal 90 minutes.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Johannesburg, a Laboratory for the Future Direction of National Politics

[Daily Maverick] On Monday the council in the City of Joburg sat to discuss its budget. So complicated has our politics become, and so meaningful now are small political incidents, that this was front page news in at least one national newspaper. The b…

[Daily Maverick] On Monday the council in the City of Joburg sat to discuss its budget. So complicated has our politics become, and so meaningful now are small political incidents, that this was front page news in at least one national newspaper. The big cause of it is the Economic Freedom Fighters' behaviour, and the king-making power it has managed to achieve through its management of its "non-coalitions" with the DA in Joburg and Tshwane.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lawyers Attack DA for ‘Unfair and Unconstitutional’ Behaviour

[Daily Maverick] Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille is back in court this week to challenge the Democratic Alliance’s ruling that De Lille effectively fired herself from her position when she stated her intention to resign in a radio interview. On Monda…

[Daily Maverick] Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille is back in court this week to challenge the Democratic Alliance's ruling that De Lille effectively fired herself from her position when she stated her intention to resign in a radio interview. On Monday, the mayor's lawyers argued that the political party acted contrary to the Constitution, the principles of good faith and fairness - and even Ubuntu - by ousting De Lille in this manner.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

East African Techpreneurs Take Five Spots in Forbes 30 Under 30 Technology

[CIO] Forbes Africa recently released its 30 under 30 series which was split into three: Creative, Technology and Business. Out of the 30 spots in the technology category five have been taken by techpreneurs from Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya.

[CIO] Forbes Africa recently released its 30 under 30 series which was split into three: Creative, Technology and Business. Out of the 30 spots in the technology category five have been taken by techpreneurs from Tanzania, Uganda and Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Newmont, Consar Fined U.S.$2.7 Million

[Ghanaian Times] The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources has slapped a fine of more than US$2.5 million dollars on Newmont Ghana Gold Limited and its engineering and construction agent, DRA Ghana Limited for their role in the Ahafo Mine accident wh…

[Ghanaian Times] The Ministry of Lands and Natural Resources has slapped a fine of more than US$2.5 million dollars on Newmont Ghana Gold Limited and its engineering and construction agent, DRA Ghana Limited for their role in the Ahafo Mine accident which killed six and injured four other workers.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Disqualified Okaikoi North NDC Chairman Aspirant Reinstated

[Ghanaian Times] The Greater Accra Regional Executive Committee (REC) of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has overturned an earlier decision by a Vetting Committee to disqualify an aspiring chairman at the Okaikoi North Constituency.

[Ghanaian Times] The Greater Accra Regional Executive Committee (REC) of the National Democratic Congress (NDC), has overturned an earlier decision by a Vetting Committee to disqualify an aspiring chairman at the Okaikoi North Constituency.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana