Beyond Zuma – Let’s Do a Merkel and Take the Long View

[Democracy Works] At the weekend, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was in campaigning mode. As she swilled beer with locals in Munich, Merkel said pointedly, “The days when Europe could rely on others… to a large extent were over. This is what I have …

[Democracy Works] At the weekend, German Chancellor Angela Merkel was in campaigning mode. As she swilled beer with locals in Munich, Merkel said pointedly, "The days when Europe could rely on others... to a large extent were over. This is what I have experienced in the last few days. Europe must really take our fate into our own hands." Merkel was clearly referring to US President Donald Trump's recent visit, his indecision on whether to stay in or out of the Paris climate accord and his ambivalence regarding Nato. Merkel

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tripoli Coach Bullish

[The Herald] AL Ahli Tripoli coach Talaat Youssef is bullish that his team will revive their CAF Champions League campaign with a victory in their make-or-break tie against CAPS United at the National Sports Stadium on Friday. The Libyan side arrived i…

[The Herald] AL Ahli Tripoli coach Talaat Youssef is bullish that his team will revive their CAF Champions League campaign with a victory in their make-or-break tie against CAPS United at the National Sports Stadium on Friday. The Libyan side arrived in the country yesterday ahead of the crucial match. It is a battle which the North Africans should win if they still fancy their chances of making it to the last eight.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Politicians in Uasin Gishu Under Probe Over Hate Speech

[Nation] A number of Uasin Gishu politicians are being investigated on suspicion of propagating hate speech in the period preceding party nominations in April and could soon be arrested.

[Nation] A number of Uasin Gishu politicians are being investigated on suspicion of propagating hate speech in the period preceding party nominations in April and could soon be arrested.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya