Dlamini-Zuma Tops ANC Women’s League ‘Slate’

[News24Wire] Former African Union Commission chair Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma topped the ANC Women’s League slate, that includes two-thirds of the so called “premier league” – known for being supporters of African National Congress president Jacob Zuma.

[News24Wire] Former African Union Commission chair Dr Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma topped the ANC Women's League slate, that includes two-thirds of the so called "premier league" - known for being supporters of African National Congress president Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Folly of Overlooking the Benefits of a Good State School Education

[Daily Maverick] South Africans who consider themselves informed, engaged and “woke” must urgently examine how their school choices play a role in sustaining, and actively perpetuating, the inequalities that threaten our world.

[Daily Maverick] South Africans who consider themselves informed, engaged and "woke" must urgently examine how their school choices play a role in sustaining, and actively perpetuating, the inequalities that threaten our world.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Iceland Ends Development Support for Mozambique

[AIM] Maputo -The Icelandic government announced on Thursday that it is ending its development aid to Mozambique, according to a report carried by the independent television station, STV.

[AIM] Maputo -The Icelandic government announced on Thursday that it is ending its development aid to Mozambique, according to a report carried by the independent television station, STV.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Niger – a Reminder of Why the U.S. Military’s Presence Africa Needs Constant Scrutiny

[The Conversation Africa] On October 4 an American Special Forces team was ambushed by a contingent of Islamic State affiliated fighters in Niger. Four American soldiers were killed and two wounded. The team of 12 soldiers was returning from a meeting …

[The Conversation Africa] On October 4 an American Special Forces team was ambushed by a contingent of Islamic State affiliated fighters in Niger. Four American soldiers were killed and two wounded. The team of 12 soldiers was returning from a meeting with community leaders when it ran into a group of up to 50 terrorists.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

Lessons From Somalia – Building Community Resilience Is Crucial

[Daily Maverick] South Africa’s Somali community is a community of self-sufficient, law-abiding citizens. These people have learned the consequences of non-tolerant radicalised societies and their moderation continues to hold true despite being victims…

[Daily Maverick] South Africa's Somali community is a community of self-sufficient, law-abiding citizens. These people have learned the consequences of non-tolerant radicalised societies and their moderation continues to hold true despite being victims of xenophobic and criminal attacks resulting in about 40 deaths to date in 2017 alone. By DAVID BAX.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa