Maimane Warns Govt About Water Allocations for Western Cape

[News24Wire] The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) must stick to the amounts of water it is allocating to farmers in the Western Cape to protect the available dam water for Cape Town, Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane warned on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The Department of Water and Sanitation (DWS) must stick to the amounts of water it is allocating to farmers in the Western Cape to protect the available dam water for Cape Town, Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane warned on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bekele Gerba, Others Still in Jail

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -Ethiopia’s much-touted pledge to release political prisoners in order to foster national consensus and widen the democratic space turned out to be much ado about nothing. Thirty-five days after Prime Minister Hailemariam D…

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -Ethiopia's much-touted pledge to release political prisoners in order to foster national consensus and widen the democratic space turned out to be much ado about nothing. Thirty-five days after Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn announced plans to free some imprisoned political leaders and individuals only one such individual of consequence has been released. Several high-profile political leaders remain incarcerated along with tens of thousands in federal and regional prisons.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

State Must Follow Law in Crackdown

[Nation] The government is sending the wrong signal when it decides which laws and court orders to obey and which ones to ignore. In a democracy, adherence to the rule of law and respect for institutions such as the Judiciary, are important glues that …

[Nation] The government is sending the wrong signal when it decides which laws and court orders to obey and which ones to ignore. In a democracy, adherence to the rule of law and respect for institutions such as the Judiciary, are important glues that hold the country together.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

There’s Enough to Eat, Declares Nagu

[Daily News] Dodoma -THE Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Livestock and Water has said Tanzania has produced an extra 23 per cent of food per person in the last season, ensuring enough food to feed over 55 million population.

[Daily News] Dodoma -THE Parliamentary Committee on Agriculture, Livestock and Water has said Tanzania has produced an extra 23 per cent of food per person in the last season, ensuring enough food to feed over 55 million population.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

As Peace Talks Resume, Govt Continues Assault On Press Freedom

[IPS] New York -A ceasefire agreement signed on December 21 between the South Sudanese government and opposition forces has revived a 2015 peace process and brought hope that the conflict will not persist into its fifth year.

[IPS] New York -A ceasefire agreement signed on December 21 between the South Sudanese government and opposition forces has revived a 2015 peace process and brought hope that the conflict will not persist into its fifth year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

We Forgive IBB, Obasanjo for Telling Buhari Truth – N’Delta Agitators

[Vanguard] Yenagoa -Niger Delta agitators on Wednesday said they had forgiven former Presidents Ibrahim Babaginda and Olusegun Obasanjo their past infractions against the youth because of their fearlessness in speaking the truth and asking President Mu…

[Vanguard] Yenagoa -Niger Delta agitators on Wednesday said they had forgiven former Presidents Ibrahim Babaginda and Olusegun Obasanjo their past infractions against the youth because of their fearlessness in speaking the truth and asking President Muhammadu Buhari to restructure the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mowzey’s Death: Who is Telling the Truth?

[Observer] Conflicting accounts continue to circulate about the time, and at whose hands, music superstar Moses Nakintije Ssekibogo (Mowzey Radio) suffered severe injuries, which led to his death on February 1.

[Observer] Conflicting accounts continue to circulate about the time, and at whose hands, music superstar Moses Nakintije Ssekibogo (Mowzey Radio) suffered severe injuries, which led to his death on February 1.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda