Short Story – the Slum Legend of Kifumbira Walks Old Kiira Road

[East African] Everybody gets out of his way when they see him coming. The young children would sometimes run after him shouting but mostly their mothers won’t let them. The mothers shout, “Come back here or I will whip you so hard you will have no mor…

[East African] Everybody gets out of his way when they see him coming. The young children would sometimes run after him shouting but mostly their mothers won't let them. The mothers shout, "Come back here or I will whip you so hard you will have no more tears left."

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Fire Guts Storms River Mouth Restaurant and Shop

[News24Wire] A fire believed to have started in the kitchen at the Tsitsikamma Cattle Baron restaurant at Storms River Mouth left the building and the adjoining shop completely gutted by Saturday morning.

[News24Wire] A fire believed to have started in the kitchen at the Tsitsikamma Cattle Baron restaurant at Storms River Mouth left the building and the adjoining shop completely gutted by Saturday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Book Review – Magic and Fantasy in Fictional World

[East African] Out of an amazing African fantasyland of computers, portable water stations and free-range camels, comes the desert heroine of Nnedi Okorafor’s Who Fears Death.

[East African] Out of an amazing African fantasyland of computers, portable water stations and free-range camels, comes the desert heroine of Nnedi Okorafor's Who Fears Death.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President to Take Public Protector’s Report On Review

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -President Jacob Zuma has considered and also sought legal advice on the contents of the Public Protector’s report entitled “State of Capture” as well as the remedial action to be taken.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -President Jacob Zuma has considered and also sought legal advice on the contents of the Public Protector's report entitled "State of Capture" as well as the remedial action to be taken.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Policewoman’s Murder Highlights Gender Violence – Popcru

[News24Wire] The murder of Philippi East police Constable Amanda Ladlokova is a tragic example of the dangers women in South Africa face, a Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru) official said on Friday.

[News24Wire] The murder of Philippi East police Constable Amanda Ladlokova is a tragic example of the dangers women in South Africa face, a Police and Prisons Civil Rights Union (Popcru) official said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lesotho Crisis – PM Mosilili Takes His Deputy to Court

[News24Wire] Lesotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili and Leader of coalition party Democratic Congress is suing members of his National Executive Committee (NEC) that include his deputy Monyane Moleleki, demanding that they be suspended.

[News24Wire] Lesotho Prime Minister Pakalitha Mosisili and Leader of coalition party Democratic Congress is suing members of his National Executive Committee (NEC) that include his deputy Monyane Moleleki, demanding that they be suspended.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Zuma Offers Condolences to Cuba After Death of Castro

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma extended condolences to Cuba from the people of South Africa after the death of liberation hero Fidel Castro, International Relations spokesperson Clayson Monyela said.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma extended condolences to Cuba from the people of South Africa after the death of liberation hero Fidel Castro, International Relations spokesperson Clayson Monyela said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa