Egypt’s Abdel Fattah El-Sissi Faces Surprise Challenger in March Election

[Deutsche Welle] Moussa Mustafa Moussa, the head of Egypt’s liberal Ghad party, is set challenge President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi in March’s presidential election. Moussa’s candidacy is not expected to dent el-Sissi’s chances of victory.

[Deutsche Welle] Moussa Mustafa Moussa, the head of Egypt's liberal Ghad party, is set challenge President Abdel Fattah el-Sissi in March's presidential election. Moussa's candidacy is not expected to dent el-Sissi's chances of victory.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

New Refugee Offices for Cape Town

[GroundUp] Portable toilets have been removed at the Cape Town Refugee Office, forcing some refugees to use the filthy grounds outside. But a new refugee office for Cape Town is on the way, says Department of Home Affairs spokesperson David Hlabane.

[GroundUp] Portable toilets have been removed at the Cape Town Refugee Office, forcing some refugees to use the filthy grounds outside. But a new refugee office for Cape Town is on the way, says Department of Home Affairs spokesperson David Hlabane.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Unprecedented Number of MyCiTi Buses Stoned Over the Weekend

[News24Wire] The stoning of eight MyCiTi buses along the N2 express routes in Langa, Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain over the weekend – the highest number in a single weekend according to the City of Cape Town – has led the city to believe that the pub…

[News24Wire] The stoning of eight MyCiTi buses along the N2 express routes in Langa, Khayelitsha and Mitchells Plain over the weekend - the highest number in a single weekend according to the City of Cape Town - has led the city to believe that the public transport system is being sabotaged by criminals.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Contribution to Augment Martyrs Trust Fund

[Shabait] Asmara -The Ministry of Labor and Human Welfare stated that Eritrean nationals residing in the Diaspora contributed 62,316 Dollars towards augmenting the martyrs trust fund.

[Shabait] Asmara -The Ministry of Labor and Human Welfare stated that Eritrean nationals residing in the Diaspora contributed 62,316 Dollars towards augmenting the martyrs trust fund.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Seminar On Preventing Crimes

[Shabait] Senafe -A seminar was recently organized in the Senafe sub-zone with a view to strengthen the participation of the youth and students in preventing crimes.

[Shabait] Senafe -A seminar was recently organized in the Senafe sub-zone with a view to strengthen the participation of the youth and students in preventing crimes.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Rubber Bullets Fired During DUT Workers’ Strike

[News24Wire] Striking Durban University of Technology (DUT) staff members who belong to various unions were met with rubber bullets on Monday when they attempted to disrupt registration processes on campus.

[News24Wire] Striking Durban University of Technology (DUT) staff members who belong to various unions were met with rubber bullets on Monday when they attempted to disrupt registration processes on campus.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

A Personal Tribute to Hugh Masekela, Prof Keorapetse ‘Willie’ Kgositsile and Rica Hodgson

[Brand SA] Honorary Consul Anne Page writes a personal tribute to the three late South African greats: Hugh Masekela, Prof Keorapetse “Willie” Kgositsile and Rica Hodgson.

[Brand SA] Honorary Consul Anne Page writes a personal tribute to the three late South African greats: Hugh Masekela, Prof Keorapetse "Willie" Kgositsile and Rica Hodgson.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cameroon Anglophone Separatist Leader, Tabe, Extradited From Nigeria

[Vanguard] The president of the anglophone separatist movement in Cameroon, Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, was extradited to Yaounde on Monday after being detained in Nigeria, the government said.

[Vanguard] The president of the anglophone separatist movement in Cameroon, Sisiku Ayuk Tabe, was extradited to Yaounde on Monday after being detained in Nigeria, the government said.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

AU Inaugurates Single African Air Transport Market

[SAnews.gov.za] The African Union (AU) has downplayed the concerns raised by small airline institutions on the possible impact of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM).

[SAnews.gov.za] The African Union (AU) has downplayed the concerns raised by small airline institutions on the possible impact of the Single African Air Transport Market (SAATM).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa