Fake Huffington Post Blog Subverts Debate About Economic Transformation in South Africa

[Daily Maverick] The attacks on the characters of Verashni Pillay and Sipho Hlongwane of the Huffington Post, and overt glee in tearing them down, doesn’t feel like fair criticism. It feels like a lynch mob.

[Daily Maverick] The attacks on the characters of Verashni Pillay and Sipho Hlongwane of the Huffington Post, and overt glee in tearing them down, doesn't feel like fair criticism. It feels like a lynch mob.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hunt On for Gunmen Following Emerald Casino Shootout

[News24Wire] Gauteng police have launched a manhunt for a group of more than 10 gunmen who held up staff and clients at Vanderbijlpark Emerald Resort and Casino on Sunday evening.

[News24Wire] Gauteng police have launched a manhunt for a group of more than 10 gunmen who held up staff and clients at Vanderbijlpark Emerald Resort and Casino on Sunday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kenyan Fishermen Name UPDF in Theft

[Observer] The Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) have been named by Kenyan fishermen as orchestrators of raid that saw them lose fish worth KShs 800,000 (Shs 28.8m).

[Observer] The Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) have been named by Kenyan fishermen as orchestrators of raid that saw them lose fish worth KShs 800,000 (Shs 28.8m).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Team Tasked to Reform Media to ‘Strengthen Democracy’

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Peoples’ Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) Office Head and Prime Minister’s Office Democracy Centre Coordinator Shirferaw Shigute told the Ethiopian Press Agency yesterday that the government would reform the media sec…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Peoples' Revolutionary Democratic Front (EPRDF) Office Head and Prime Minister's Office Democracy Centre Coordinator Shirferaw Shigute told the Ethiopian Press Agency yesterday that the government would reform the media sector aimed at intensifying its role in strengthening democracy.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Legislator Disowns Dead ‘Husband’

[Monitor] Kole -The Woman Member of Parliament for Kole District has distanced herself from any attribution or portrayal which puts her in a relationship with deceased Ambrose Eger, a former lecturer of Gulu University. Eger died on April 8.

[Monitor] Kole -The Woman Member of Parliament for Kole District has distanced herself from any attribution or portrayal which puts her in a relationship with deceased Ambrose Eger, a former lecturer of Gulu University. Eger died on April 8.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Former Presidents May Find Employment After Retirement

[Botswana Daily News] Matlhakola -The Member of Parliament for Moshupa/Manyana constituency, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi says former heads of state may find employment anywhere they choose.

[Botswana Daily News] Matlhakola -The Member of Parliament for Moshupa/Manyana constituency, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi says former heads of state may find employment anywhere they choose.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana