Boks Brace for Coaching Disruption Mid-Tour

[News24Wire] It was always going to happen, but the coaching disruption set to rock the Boks after this weekend’s Test against France in Paris has all-of-a-sudden taken on a new complexion.

[News24Wire] It was always going to happen, but the coaching disruption set to rock the Boks after this weekend's Test against France in Paris has all-of-a-sudden taken on a new complexion.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sport – Dale Steyn – I’m Ready to Go!

[News24Wire] Proteas ace Dale Steyn is ready to play his first professional game of cricket in over a year when the Titans take on the Knights in a RAM SLAM T20 Challenge match in Kimberley on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Proteas ace Dale Steyn is ready to play his first professional game of cricket in over a year when the Titans take on the Knights in a RAM SLAM T20 Challenge match in Kimberley on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Activists Blame Corruption for Cape’s Poor Train Services

[News24Wire] Unite Behind activists protested against the state of train services in Cape Town on Tuesday, saying dodgy tenders and corruption was draining money meant to fix issues that railway commuters encounter daily.

[News24Wire] Unite Behind activists protested against the state of train services in Cape Town on Tuesday, saying dodgy tenders and corruption was draining money meant to fix issues that railway commuters encounter daily.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Violence Breaks Out After Farmers Accused of Assaulting 9-Year-Old Granted Bail

[News24Wire] Angry community members clashed with police after it emerged that two farmers accused of assaulting, tying up and shooting at a 9-year-old girl had been released on bail on appeal to the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

[News24Wire] Angry community members clashed with police after it emerged that two farmers accused of assaulting, tying up and shooting at a 9-year-old girl had been released on bail on appeal to the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria.

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Basketball – Player Optimistic About Fiba World Cup

[ANGOP] Luanda -The debutant young basketball player, Carlos Cabral, said he was confident that the Angolan team would qualify for the next FIBA World Cup set to take place in China, thanks to its seasoned and skillful players.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The debutant young basketball player, Carlos Cabral, said he was confident that the Angolan team would qualify for the next FIBA World Cup set to take place in China, thanks to its seasoned and skillful players.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Using Education to Eradicate Poverty

[Guardian] The United Nations’ Global Multi-Dimensional Poverty Index which ranked Osun State second richest state has three measurements and 10 indicators in evaluating overall poverty. Every measurement is similarly weighted; every indicator within a…

[Guardian] The United Nations' Global Multi-Dimensional Poverty Index which ranked Osun State second richest state has three measurements and 10 indicators in evaluating overall poverty. Every measurement is similarly weighted; every indicator within a measurement is additionally weighted, and included. It uses 10 indicators to measure poverty in three dimensions: education, health and living standards. The United Nations Global multi dimensional poverty index published a report based on the poverty rate of Nigerian

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria, Osinbajo and the Quota System

[Guardian] Coming on the trail of embarrassing scandals of impunity, shameless corruption and gross impropriety that has beset this administration, the recent comment of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, condemning the quota system as an index of corruptio…

[Guardian] Coming on the trail of embarrassing scandals of impunity, shameless corruption and gross impropriety that has beset this administration, the recent comment of Vice President Yemi Osinbajo, condemning the quota system as an index of corruption, is a very weighty remark that tugs at the core of Nigeria's strategy for national development and integration.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Is Our Brand of Democracy a Theocracy?

[Guardian] We are said to be the largest black democracy in the world, which is quite an achievement. But what brand of democracy do we operate? After much thought, I am inclined to conclude that our system of government is in reality a Theocracy. Demo…

[Guardian] We are said to be the largest black democracy in the world, which is quite an achievement. But what brand of democracy do we operate? After much thought, I am inclined to conclude that our system of government is in reality a Theocracy. Democracy is defined as a system of government by the whole population or all the eligible members of a state, typically through elected representatives, or as more popularly defined by Abraham Lincoln, a government of the people, for the people by the people. Meanwhile the

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria