South Africa Will Be Better Off If the Vote to Oust Zuma Proves to Be a Damp Squib

[The Conversation Africa] Relying on one event to change a country usually ends in tears – particularly when you pin so much on it that you endanger your future.

[The Conversation Africa] Relying on one event to change a country usually ends in tears - particularly when you pin so much on it that you endanger your future.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Emergency Session By MPs Lifts State of Emergency

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -Ethiopian members of parliament who are conducting an emergency session after having being called off summer recess have lifted the ten month old State of Emergency.

[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -Ethiopian members of parliament who are conducting an emergency session after having being called off summer recess have lifted the ten month old State of Emergency.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Guptas Wanted ‘The Whole Cake’ – #GuptaLeaks Investigative Team

[Daily Maverick] So, what is it like to work on the #GuptaLeaks, Redi Thlabi asked Scorpio journo Richard Poplak at Daily Maverick’s The Gathering: – Edition on Thursday. Well, Poplak said, we now know the Guptas are very good gangsters. And they worked very, very hard. This story is your peek behind the veil of the #GuptaLeaks, as discussed by Sam Sole, Stefaans Brümmer, Adriaan Basson and Poplak. BY PAULI VAN WYK.

[Daily Maverick] So, what is it like to work on the #GuptaLeaks, Redi Thlabi asked Scorpio journo Richard Poplak at Daily Maverick's The Gathering: - Edition on Thursday. Well, Poplak said, we now know the Guptas are very good gangsters. And they worked very, very hard. This story is your peek behind the veil of the #GuptaLeaks, as discussed by Sam Sole, Stefaans Brümmer, Adriaan Basson and Poplak. BY PAULI VAN WYK.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rwandans Vote Expected to Extend Kagame’s Rule

[Al Jazeera] Polls have opened in Rwanda’s presidential election that is expected to extend the rule of Paul Kagame, who has dominated the East African country’s politics for more than two decades.

[Al Jazeera] Polls have opened in Rwanda's presidential election that is expected to extend the rule of Paul Kagame, who has dominated the East African country's politics for more than two decades.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Appeal Court to Rule on Manual Backup Use

[Nation] The Court of Appeal will Friday afternoon rule whether Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will be allowed to use manual backup during Tuesday’s General Election.

[Nation] The Court of Appeal will Friday afternoon rule whether Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) will be allowed to use manual backup during Tuesday's General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Woman Killed After Utility Truck, MyCiti Bus Collide

[News24Wire] Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa has confirmed that a woman was killed after a MyCiti bus and a Corsa utility bakkie collided on the corner of the R27 and Ocean Way, Sunset Beach in Milnerton, Cape Town on Thursday evening.

[News24Wire] Western Cape Traffic Chief Kenny Africa has confirmed that a woman was killed after a MyCiti bus and a Corsa utility bakkie collided on the corner of the R27 and Ocean Way, Sunset Beach in Milnerton, Cape Town on Thursday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa