Arrest Threats Just Hot Air – Opposition Leader Odinga

[Nation] Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga has dismissed as absolute nonsense the rising calls for his arrest over remarks he is alleged to have made last week, insisting that his government would address land ownership laws, which he accused th…

[Nation] Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga has dismissed as absolute nonsense the rising calls for his arrest over remarks he is alleged to have made last week, insisting that his government would address land ownership laws, which he accused the Jubilee government of messing up.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Lift Age Limit to Tap the Abundant Energy and Wisdom That Propel Societies Forward

[Monitor] Dear Tingasiga: Uganda’s educated youth are restless. They want to inherit power and responsibility now. Many see anyone above 60 years of age (some say 50 years) to be too old and too tired to be entrusted with what they consider to be “thei…

[Monitor] Dear Tingasiga: Uganda's educated youth are restless. They want to inherit power and responsibility now. Many see anyone above 60 years of age (some say 50 years) to be too old and too tired to be entrusted with what they consider to be "their" future.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Vatican Brokers Peace Deal With Rebel Groups

[Deutsche Welle] Armed rebel groups have agreed to an “immediate” nationwide ceasefire in exchange for political representation. Sectarian violence has plagued the African country since Muslim militias overthrew the government in 2013.

[Deutsche Welle] Armed rebel groups have agreed to an "immediate" nationwide ceasefire in exchange for political representation. Sectarian violence has plagued the African country since Muslim militias overthrew the government in 2013.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

ICAG Hosts Public Lecture On 2017 Budget

[Ghana Govt.] The ability of government to meet the revenue targets outlined in the 2017 Budget and Financial Statement in the light of the tax reviews will depend on a number of factors.

[Ghana Govt.] The ability of government to meet the revenue targets outlined in the 2017 Budget and Financial Statement in the light of the tax reviews will depend on a number of factors.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

President Sirleaf Attends Funeral of Fallen SSS Director – Col. Swannah B. Johnson

[Govt of Liberia] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Saturday, June 17, 2017 joined family members, former and current officers of the Special Security Service (SSS), now Executive Protection Service (EPS), to attend the funeral service of the late Col…

[Govt of Liberia] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Saturday, June 17, 2017 joined family members, former and current officers of the Special Security Service (SSS), now Executive Protection Service (EPS), to attend the funeral service of the late Colonel Swannah B. Johnson. Swannah Johnson was a former Director of the Special Security Service (SSS). He died on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the S.D.A. Cooper Memorial Hospital in Sinkor after a period of illness.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Tajamuka Vows to Defy Police Ban On Planned Protests

[263Chat] Social movement, Tajamuka/Sesijikile has vowed to defy attempts by the Zimbabwe Republic Police to block the their planned mass demonstrations set for 20 to 25 June saying they will proceed with their planned action.

[263Chat] Social movement, Tajamuka/Sesijikile has vowed to defy attempts by the Zimbabwe Republic Police to block the their planned mass demonstrations set for 20 to 25 June saying they will proceed with their planned action.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Public Protector Makes Waves With State Capture, Apartheid Bailout Reports

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has said that President Jacob Zuma’s court bid to to set aside a report that probed alleged “state capture” by his friends, the Gupta family, will be opposed.

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane has said that President Jacob Zuma's court bid to to set aside a report that probed alleged "state capture" by his friends, the Gupta family, will be opposed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Jacob Zuma Concludes Successful National Youth Day Commemoration in Ventersdorp

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has this afternoon concluded the successful commemoration of June 16 National Youth Day at Tshing Sports Ground in Ventersdorp in the North West province.

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma has this afternoon concluded the successful commemoration of June 16 National Youth Day at Tshing Sports Ground in Ventersdorp in the North West province.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Correctional Services Embarks On Youth Imbizo in Kathorus, 21 Jun

[Govt of SA] In the context of the 41st Anniversary of the Soweto youth uprisings, the Department of Correctional Services has identified the importance of encouraging young people to refrain from criminality and substance abuse as a key building block…

[Govt of SA] In the context of the 41st Anniversary of the Soweto youth uprisings, the Department of Correctional Services has identified the importance of encouraging young people to refrain from criminality and substance abuse as a key building block towards the creation of a safe and secure South Africa. The promotion of anti-crime awareness within the youth constituency, both inside prisons and within communities, forms part of our on going efforts to promote security and comfort. More than 7000 of South Africa's p

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa