MPs Up to the Task of Fixing Troubled Public Broadcaster?

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s public broadcaster, the SABC, is in trouble. It has been for years. But things are a little more dangerous than before. There are two critical processes on the go, one to address the SABC’s financial and governa…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's public broadcaster, the SABC, is in trouble. It has been for years. But things are a little more dangerous than before. There are two critical processes on the go, one to address the SABC's financial and governance crises and the second to appoint an interim board.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Systemic Racism Behind South Africa’s Failure to Transform Its Economy

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa suffers from high levels of poverty, racism and inequality. This can be almost entirely attributed to centuries of conflict between white settlers and indigenous Africans. Apartheid reduced black Africans to the p…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa suffers from high levels of poverty, racism and inequality. This can be almost entirely attributed to centuries of conflict between white settlers and indigenous Africans. Apartheid reduced black Africans to the periphery of the economy. Many were condemned to landlessness and poverty.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

6 UN Team Members Killed in Cameroon Banditry Attack

[Daily Trust] Yola -Six people, including officials of the United Nations, the National Boundary Commission and Adamawa State Ministry of Land and Survey have been killed while on a delineation mission along Cameroon border.

[Daily Trust] Yola -Six people, including officials of the United Nations, the National Boundary Commission and Adamawa State Ministry of Land and Survey have been killed while on a delineation mission along Cameroon border.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Magufuli, Museveni Hatch Economic Partnership EPA Plan

[Independent (Kampala)] Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni and Tanzania’s President Dr. John Magufuli will meet February to agree on East Africa’s way forward on the controversial Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). The EPA is supposed to be negotiat…

[Independent (Kampala)] Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni and Tanzania's President Dr. John Magufuli will meet February to agree on East Africa's way forward on the controversial Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA). The EPA is supposed to be negotiated between the EU and member states of the East African Community (EAC).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Varsity Students in Demos to Demand End to Lecturers Strike

[Capital FM] Nairobi -University of Nairobi (UoN) students have staged demonstrations to demand for speedy resolution of the ongoing strike by the lecturers which enters its second week Thursday.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -University of Nairobi (UoN) students have staged demonstrations to demand for speedy resolution of the ongoing strike by the lecturers which enters its second week Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Chiefs Angry With ‘Sex for Food’ Report

[Nyasa Times] Chiefs in Nsanje have reacted angrily to a survey report which says traditional leaders in Nsanje are soliciting sex from flood victim women in exchange for government donated relief food.

[Nyasa Times] Chiefs in Nsanje have reacted angrily to a survey report which says traditional leaders in Nsanje are soliciting sex from flood victim women in exchange for government donated relief food.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Minister Forced to Inspect ‘Stinking’ Lands Offices

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Atupele Muluzi on Wednesday was forced to go an inspect the Regional Commissioner of Lands officer in Lilongwe as Nyasa Times earlier reported that staff at the ministry are boycotting wor…

[Nyasa Times] Minister of Lands, Housing and Urban Development, Atupele Muluzi on Wednesday was forced to go an inspect the Regional Commissioner of Lands officer in Lilongwe as Nyasa Times earlier reported that staff at the ministry are boycotting work at their stinking offices following water disconnection which has turned the offices filthy, producing very bad smell.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Uproar Over Udom Takeover

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government yesterday had to be on the defensive over its decision to move ministerial offices to University of Dodoma (Udom) buildings.

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government yesterday had to be on the defensive over its decision to move ministerial offices to University of Dodoma (Udom) buildings.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania