Education CS Distances Himself From Lecturers’ Pay Talks

[Nation] Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i has distanced himself from talks geared towards ending the lecturers’ strike, saying he does not want to interfere with the due process.

[Nation] Education Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i has distanced himself from talks geared towards ending the lecturers' strike, saying he does not want to interfere with the due process.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Witness Recalls Words of Carl Schoombie’s Killer

[News24Wire] A Rondebosch resident on Monday described how she woke to the screams of two women and saw a person delivering blows to Carl Schoombie’s body on the road outside her complex building in 2015.

[News24Wire] A Rondebosch resident on Monday described how she woke to the screams of two women and saw a person delivering blows to Carl Schoombie's body on the road outside her complex building in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Maji Maji Memorial in Songea

[East African] February 27 is memorable to the people of Songea, Tanzania, as it is on this day that German colonial rulers executed the leaders of the Maji Maji Rebellion one of Africa’s greatest wars of resistance, that was fought between 1905 and 1907.

[East African] February 27 is memorable to the people of Songea, Tanzania, as it is on this day that German colonial rulers executed the leaders of the Maji Maji Rebellion one of Africa's greatest wars of resistance, that was fought between 1905 and 1907.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

South Africa Proposes Sinister New Afrophobic Laws

[This is Africa] Government’s proposals to clampdown on immigration and a recent disgraceful xenophobic march against African and Asian nationals living in South Africa reveals a society from top to bottom, across the political spectrum, confused and a…

[This is Africa] Government's proposals to clampdown on immigration and a recent disgraceful xenophobic march against African and Asian nationals living in South Africa reveals a society from top to bottom, across the political spectrum, confused and at odds with the values embraced by its Constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

In Uganda, Money Can Buy an EALA Seat – in Rwanda It Is Godfathers

[East African] For the past couple of weeks, the media in Uganda has been awash with claims of vote buying by individuals vying to represent the country in the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA).

[East African] For the past couple of weeks, the media in Uganda has been awash with claims of vote buying by individuals vying to represent the country in the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Brimstone Pays Out 15th Consecutive Dividend

[News24Wire] Brimstone [JSE:BRN] recorded a 22% increase in revenue and a 147% increase in operating profit for the financial year ended 31 December 2016, the company announced on Monday.

[News24Wire] Brimstone [JSE:BRN] recorded a 22% increase in revenue and a 147% increase in operating profit for the financial year ended 31 December 2016, the company announced on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Duo Busted for Robbery in Heinz Park

[SAPS] Two suspects were arrested and are expected to appear in court this week after they were arrested on Friday 2017-02-24, minutes after they had robbed a man of his cell phone and wallet.

[SAPS] Two suspects were arrested and are expected to appear in court this week after they were arrested on Friday 2017-02-24, minutes after they had robbed a man of his cell phone and wallet.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Anti-Mugabe Birthday Protesters ‘Brutally Attacked’ By Police in Harare

[News24Wire] Several activists have been hospitalised after they were allegedly bashed by Zimbabwean police for protesting against President Robert Mugabe’s lavish birthday celebrations over the weekend.

[News24Wire] Several activists have been hospitalised after they were allegedly bashed by Zimbabwean police for protesting against President Robert Mugabe's lavish birthday celebrations over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Suspect Arrested for Murder and Attempted Murder

[SAPS] Police in Phokeng, as part of taking drastic action against those who take the law into their own hands, arrested a 44-year-old man for an alleged murder and attempted murder.

[SAPS] Police in Phokeng, as part of taking drastic action against those who take the law into their own hands, arrested a 44-year-old man for an alleged murder and attempted murder.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa