Facebook Racist Intends Pleading Guilty

[News24Wire] A Facebook user who took to the platform and racially insulted Hindus celebrating Diwali now intends pleading guilty to crimen injuria charges, it emerged in the Durban Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

[News24Wire] A Facebook user who took to the platform and racially insulted Hindus celebrating Diwali now intends pleading guilty to crimen injuria charges, it emerged in the Durban Magistrate's Court on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dispute Over City of Cape Town’s Confiscation of Informal Traders’ Goods

[News24Wire] A number of informal traders in St George’s Mall had their goods confiscated during a raid by the City of Cape Town’s law enforcement last week.

[News24Wire] A number of informal traders in St George's Mall had their goods confiscated during a raid by the City of Cape Town's law enforcement last week.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

How Are We Expected to Improve Our Livelihood When We Don’t Have Land – Emily Tjale

[Parliament of South Africa] Making his main input, the Chairperson of the High Level Panel, Mr Kgalema Motlanthe, said his panel should not be seen as an extension of government and is not made up of sitting Members of Parliament, but of experts in va…

[Parliament of South Africa] Making his main input, the Chairperson of the High Level Panel, Mr Kgalema Motlanthe, said his panel should not be seen as an extension of government and is not made up of sitting Members of Parliament, but of experts in various socio-political fields and laws that govern them - and that the panel is currently assessing the impact thereof through its nation-wide public hearings. And this initiative seeks to review these laws to determine their efficacy.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Khartoum Responds to Call for Civil Disobedience

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / El Fasher -This morning the streets of Khartoum were unusually quiet, as many people responded to calls on social media for a three-day action of civil disobedience.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / El Fasher -This morning the streets of Khartoum were unusually quiet, as many people responded to calls on social media for a three-day action of civil disobedience.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

President Faure to Francophonie Summit – Support Fight Vs. Climate Change

[Seychelles News Agency] Madagascar and Seychelles -The President of Seychelles Danny Faure addressed the 16th Summit of French-speaking countries [Francophonie] held in Antananarivo, Madagascar, this weekend, a State House statement said on Sunday.

[Seychelles News Agency] Madagascar and Seychelles -The President of Seychelles Danny Faure addressed the 16th Summit of French-speaking countries [Francophonie] held in Antananarivo, Madagascar, this weekend, a State House statement said on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Niger Reduces Cost of Certificate of Occupancy to N15, 000

[Daily Trust] Niger State government has reduced the cost of obtaining certificate of occupancy by existing and prospective landowners across the state to N15,000 effective from January 1, 2017.

[Daily Trust] Niger State government has reduced the cost of obtaining certificate of occupancy by existing and prospective landowners across the state to N15,000 effective from January 1, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Severe Water Shortage Reported in Gedo Region

[Shabelle] As drought reigns through the Gedo region in southern Somalia, people and animals face a severe water shortage following failure of the seasonal rains also known as Deyr, an MP said. Mohamed Da’ud, a member of Jubbaland state parliament said…

[Shabelle] As drought reigns through the Gedo region in southern Somalia, people and animals face a severe water shortage following failure of the seasonal rains also known as Deyr, an MP said. Mohamed Da'ud, a member of Jubbaland state parliament said the looming drought put the lives of pastoral families and their livestock in the region at risk.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Our Politics Isn’t Open for Criticism – Reflecting On Bashe’s Word On Lowassa

[Citizen] Hussein Bashe, Nzega Urban MP has made headlines the past few days as he spoke his mind about the direction of the country under the stewardship of President John Magufuli and the issues which the ruling party, of which he is a member, should…

[Citizen] Hussein Bashe, Nzega Urban MP has made headlines the past few days as he spoke his mind about the direction of the country under the stewardship of President John Magufuli and the issues which the ruling party, of which he is a member, should improve if it is to continue to be politically relevant even though he left no doubt that he thinks his party will still be around for a long time to come.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Dangote Donates N1.3 Billion Food Items, Relief Materials to IDPs in N/East in 5 Months

[Vanguard] Dangote Foundation says it has donated food items and relief materials worth N1.3 billion to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and returnees in the North-East within the past five months.

[Vanguard] Dangote Foundation says it has donated food items and relief materials worth N1.3 billion to Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) and returnees in the North-East within the past five months.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Moyo’s ‘Loyalist’ Claims Dismissed

[The Herald] Zanu-PF Secretary for Science and Technology Professor Jonathan Moyo has a long and documented history of disloyalty to President Mugabe and Zanu-PF and should stop lecturing people on obedience, political analysts said yesterday. Observer…

[The Herald] Zanu-PF Secretary for Science and Technology Professor Jonathan Moyo has a long and documented history of disloyalty to President Mugabe and Zanu-PF and should stop lecturing people on obedience, political analysts said yesterday. Observers also said Prof Moyo could not claim to champion the legacy of the liberation struggle given his checkered history as reports indicate that he was studying in the comfort of imperialist America as true sons and daughters were being maimed and massacred by the brutal Smit

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe