Mantashe’s Tweaks May Open a Window Onto How ANC Leaders Are Chosen

[Daily Maverick] As the ANC continues through what its top leaders freely admit is the toughest test of its post-apartheid history, the challenges facing the party are becoming ever clearer. Sometimes they’re labelled the “sins of incumbency”, sometime…

[Daily Maverick] As the ANC continues through what its top leaders freely admit is the toughest test of its post-apartheid history, the challenges facing the party are becoming ever clearer. Sometimes they're labelled the "sins of incumbency", sometimes they come under the heading "factionalism"; occasionally they will be referred to as "the normal pattern of liberation movements after freedom". But in the end, they all come down to one thing - maintaining unity. There can be no doubt that if the ANC was unified, did not h

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sudan Austerity Protesters On Trial

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The trial of 17 young Sudanese protesters began in the Southern Courts Compound in central Khartoum this morning. A second group will be tried on Tuesday.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The trial of 17 young Sudanese protesters began in the Southern Courts Compound in central Khartoum this morning. A second group will be tried on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Women Protest Against Austerity Measures, Expats Collect Money

[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman / Kassala -Groups of young Sudanese, mostly women, protested against the soaring prices of basic commodities in Omdurman, Wad Madani, Port Sudan, and Kassala today.

[Radio Dabanga] Omdurman / Kassala -Groups of young Sudanese, mostly women, protested against the soaring prices of basic commodities in Omdurman, Wad Madani, Port Sudan, and Kassala today.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Doctors Union Lauds the Presidency’s Quick Response to Doctors’ Issues

[SNA] Khartoum -The Doctors Union issued a statement on Monday , in which it commended quick response of the Presidency of the Republic to issues of enhancement of medical services , environment of work and doctors.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Doctors Union issued a statement on Monday , in which it commended quick response of the Presidency of the Republic to issues of enhancement of medical services , environment of work and doctors.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Hassabo – Efforts Being Exerted With Neigbouring Countries to Achieve Peace in South Sudan

[SNA] Al-Radom, South Darfur State -Vice – President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, disclosed that efforts are being exerted by Sudan with the neighboring countries to realize stability in South Sudan State.

[SNA] Al-Radom, South Darfur State -Vice - President of the Republic, Hassabo Mohamed Abdul-Rahman, disclosed that efforts are being exerted by Sudan with the neighboring countries to realize stability in South Sudan State.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

The Arms Deal and State Capture – Stopping a Future Cover-Up

[Daily Maverick] Last week Minister of Communications Faith Muthambi disingenuously announced the vindication of the Seriti Commission’s findings, which have been widely criticised as a cover-up. Minister Muthambi’s statement, despite being couched in …

[Daily Maverick] Last week Minister of Communications Faith Muthambi disingenuously announced the vindication of the Seriti Commission's findings, which have been widely criticised as a cover-up. Minister Muthambi's statement, despite being couched in confidently florid language, was entirely incorrect in fact. By PAUL HOLDEN.

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Bilal Directs Official Media to React With Youth’s National Building Project

[SNA] Khartoum -The Media and External Relations Committee of the Youth’s National Building Project, which is chaired by Minister of Information, Dr Ahmed Bilal Osman, held its first meeting in the presence of State Minister for Information, Yassir Yus…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Media and External Relations Committee of the Youth's National Building Project, which is chaired by Minister of Information, Dr Ahmed Bilal Osman, held its first meeting in the presence of State Minister for Information, Yassir Yusuf and the Chairman of the National Union for Sudanese Youth, Dr Shogar Bashar.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

NSSF Wins Three Awards at FiRe Awards

[Independent (Kampala)] The National Social Security Fund has won three prestigious awards at the 6thedition of the Annual Financial Reporting Awards that was held on Nov.20 at the Kampala Serena Hotel.

[Independent (Kampala)] The National Social Security Fund has won three prestigious awards at the 6thedition of the Annual Financial Reporting Awards that was held on Nov.20 at the Kampala Serena Hotel.

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‘If Only She Could Appear One Last Time’ – Hartbeespoort Fire Victim’s Sister

[News24Wire] A young woman who was killed when a fire broke out on a party boat on the Hartbeespoort Dam, leaves behind a husband and three young children.

[News24Wire] A young woman who was killed when a fire broke out on a party boat on the Hartbeespoort Dam, leaves behind a husband and three young children.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa