President Khama Visits Masire Family

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama visited the Masire family Sunday afternoon to pay his respects and discuss memorial service and funeral arrangements.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama visited the Masire family Sunday afternoon to pay his respects and discuss memorial service and funeral arrangements.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Ethekwini Mayor Snubs ‘Angry’ Abahlali Shack Dwellers

[News24Wire] eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede snubbed thousands of shack dwellers who had wanted to hand over their memorandum of grievances to her personally on Monday.

[News24Wire] eThekwini Mayor Zandile Gumede snubbed thousands of shack dwellers who had wanted to hand over their memorandum of grievances to her personally on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

A Veneer of Legality to Disguise Total System Failure of Traditional Councils

[Daily Maverick] Rural democracy is under siege and the law is being used as a tool to attack and further marginalise the most vulnerable of South African citizens. The latest strike is the Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Bill…

[Daily Maverick] Rural democracy is under siege and the law is being used as a tool to attack and further marginalise the most vulnerable of South African citizens. The latest strike is the Traditional Leadership and Governance Framework Amendment Bill, which was introduced in the National Assembly by the Department of Traditional Affairs in March. By AYESHA MOTALA and THIYANE DUDA.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

#ThisFlag Leader Mawarire Arrested for ‘Praying With Students’

[News24Wire] Police arrested ThisFlag leader Evan Mawarire on Monday as he prayed with University of Zimbabwe medical students, who were holding a protest over a recent fees hike.

[News24Wire] Police arrested ThisFlag leader Evan Mawarire on Monday as he prayed with University of Zimbabwe medical students, who were holding a protest over a recent fees hike.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

MPC Revokes Kimber’s Membership

[Observer] The opposition Movement for Progressive Change (MPC) has revoked the membership of Augustine Kimber, vice chair for recruitment and mobilization, for what the party termed as misappropriation of materials and funds.

[Observer] The opposition Movement for Progressive Change (MPC) has revoked the membership of Augustine Kimber, vice chair for recruitment and mobilization, for what the party termed as misappropriation of materials and funds.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia