‘Everything in Africa Belongs to Us, We Must Reclaim It’ – Malema

[News24Wire] Africans need to come together if they want to reclaim the economy, the land and the resources on the continent, EFF leader Julius Malema said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Africans need to come together if they want to reclaim the economy, the land and the resources on the continent, EFF leader Julius Malema said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

High Court Convicts Editor of Inciting Subversion

[CPJ] The Ethiopian Federal High Court’s conviction of Getachew Shiferaw, editor of the news website Negere Ethiopia, on charges of inciting subversion is a further blow to press freedom in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

[CPJ] The Ethiopian Federal High Court's conviction of Getachew Shiferaw, editor of the news website Negere Ethiopia, on charges of inciting subversion is a further blow to press freedom in the country, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Upcoming Artist Abatiya to Release Mano Akhanda

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Afro Pop musician, Abatiya whose real name is Lanno Chiipira is set to release a new song Mano Akhanda under his mix tape that will be released this year.

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Afro Pop musician, Abatiya whose real name is Lanno Chiipira is set to release a new song Mano Akhanda under his mix tape that will be released this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Rwanda and India Exim Bank Ink Frw 68 Billion Deal to Fund TVET

[Rwanda Govt] India, 24 May 2017 – The Government of Rwanda and India Export Import Bank today signed a financing agreement worth $ 81 Million (Approximately Frw 68 Billion) to support the establishment of integrated Technical Vocational Educational an…

[Rwanda Govt] India, 24 May 2017 - The Government of Rwanda and India Export Import Bank today signed a financing agreement worth $ 81 Million (Approximately Frw 68 Billion) to support the establishment of integrated Technical Vocational Educational and Training (TVET) system through construction of modern training and production workshops including equipment for ten new vocational training centres and four business incubation centres.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Zuma Not Opposed to ‘State Capture’ Inquiry

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma is not opposed to a commission of inquiry into allegations of “state capture”, but his legal team says that the Public Protector had no legal or constitutional right to tell him what to do, his office said on Friday.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma is not opposed to a commission of inquiry into allegations of "state capture", but his legal team says that the Public Protector had no legal or constitutional right to tell him what to do, his office said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South Africa Opposition Leader Holds Protest At Zambian Embassy

South Africa’s opposition leader Mmusi Maimane has staged a protest at the Zambian Embassy in Pretoria a day after he was deported from Lusaka. Maimane, the Democratic Alliance leader, is protesting the incarceration of Zambian opposition Hakainde Hichilema who has … Continued

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South Africa’s opposition leader Mmusi Maimane has staged a protest at the Zambian Embassy in Pretoria a day after he was deported from Lusaka. Maimane, the Democratic Alliance leader, is protesting the incarceration of Zambian opposition Hakainde Hichilema who has spent a month and two weeks in a Zambian prison for alleged treason which is a non bailable offense. Maimane attempted to visit Hichilema but was deported without alighting from a plane on Thursday at the Kenneth Kaunda International Airport. The opposition leader flew to Zambia to offer solidarity at Hichilema’s trial currently underway. Maimane says there is no democracy in Zambia. He has demanded the unconditional release of Hichilema. His supporters are currently outside the Zambian Embassy chanting “Free HH” slogans. Maimane has has told Zambians through a LIVE broadcast on his facebook page to “say no to alleged dictatorship. He has accused President Edgar Lungu of being a dictator. Hichilema and 5 others are appearing in court today 12:00hrs. Meanwhile, some Zambians in South Africa have mobilised themselves to support President Edgar Lungu. The post South Africa Opposition Leader Holds Protest At Zambian Embassy appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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A Modest Proposal – Make the Next Minister of Women a Man

[Daily Maverick] South Africa’s approach to its gender issues needs a radical shake-up. Here’s one idea: put a man at the helm of the Department of Women in the Presidency. The move could send some imperative messages about gender roles and the need fo…

[Daily Maverick] South Africa's approach to its gender issues needs a radical shake-up. Here's one idea: put a man at the helm of the Department of Women in the Presidency. The move could send some imperative messages about gender roles and the need for men to take responsibility for many of the issues currently making life hard for South African women.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa