ANC’s New Leadership Election Plan – a Bold Move With Little Real Significance

[Daily Maverick] After 11 months of dire warnings about the probability of chaos emerging during the ANC’s leadership conference, along with dark predictions about disrupted gatherings marred by violence, it appears the party is perhaps taking steps to…

[Daily Maverick] After 11 months of dire warnings about the probability of chaos emerging during the ANC's leadership conference, along with dark predictions about disrupted gatherings marred by violence, it appears the party is perhaps taking steps to heal itself. For the moment these are baby steps, but could eventually turn out to be of significance. It is even possible that the grand climax many have been expecting to occur in three weeks' time may turn into a somewhat muted affair. Of course, all of this appears to be

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Laura Miti Asks Kaizer Zulu Not To ‘Show-Off’ Flamboyant Lifestyle On Social Media

Civil society leader Laura Miti has advised presidential aides not to mock the majority poor with images of their opulent lifestyle on social media. Miti was reacting to an image of President Edgar Lungu’s special advisor Kaizer Zulu and State … Continued

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Civil society leader Laura Miti has advised presidential aides not to mock the majority poor with images of their opulent lifestyle on social media. Miti was reacting to an image of President Edgar Lungu’s special advisor Kaizer Zulu and State House permanent secretary Krista Kalulu aboard the presidential jet while sipping on some wine. “It is my honest view that the people around President Lungu should not put pics showing-off their opulent life style out into the public sphere. “I am quite surprised, actually, about how the Lungu administration seems to not have grasped how deeply upset the informed ordinary Zambian is about – first the recklessness with which public money is spent and then the brokenness of public services while that waste happens. “So to Kaizer and others around the President I would say, bath in milk if you must. “Just don’t share the pics. Pray also that the majority citizen remains blissfully unaware about the link between your lifestyles and their baby who died because there was no malaria medication at their clinic,” she writes. Laura has been on the case of the ruling Patriotic Front government and President Lungu demanding a little more action in the protection of public funds. The post Laura Miti Asks Kaizer Zulu Not To ‘Show-Off’ Flamboyant Lifestyle On Social Media appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Leaders of Galmudug and Ahlu Sunna Head to Djibouti for Talks

[Shabelle] The leaders of Galmudug state and its rival self-proclaimed Ahlu Sunna administration are expected to travel Sunday to Djibouti for IGAD-brokered peace talks.

[Shabelle] The leaders of Galmudug state and its rival self-proclaimed Ahlu Sunna administration are expected to travel Sunday to Djibouti for IGAD-brokered peace talks.

source: AllAfrica News: Djibouti

Govt Condemns Terrorist Attack in Egypt

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan has condemned the terrorist attack that took place at a mosque in Egypt’s Al Areesh province and which claimed the lives of over 150 worshipers and left over 120 injured.

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan has condemned the terrorist attack that took place at a mosque in Egypt's Al Areesh province and which claimed the lives of over 150 worshipers and left over 120 injured.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sudan and Russia Sign Eights Agreements and Memos of Understanding

[SNA] Sochi -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, and the Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, have met in Sochi, Russia and attended the signing of eight agreements and memos of understanding between the two countries.

[SNA] Sochi -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, and the Russian Prime Minister, Dmitry Medvedev, have met in Sochi, Russia and attended the signing of eight agreements and memos of understanding between the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Giant Voice Drops the Mic – Tribute to Veteran Broadcaster Agawo Patrobas

[Nairobi News] Back in the early day, African broadcasting in Kenya was a very exclusive club. In fact it was almost a private members club of the lucky talented few who had been identified for training by the mzungu experts.

[Nairobi News] Back in the early day, African broadcasting in Kenya was a very exclusive club. In fact it was almost a private members club of the lucky talented few who had been identified for training by the mzungu experts.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya