Critics Claim New ANC SG Magashule Wants to Cement Control in Free State Before Moving to Luthuli House

[Daily Maverick] Free State Premier Ace Magashule, elected ANC secretary-general in December, moved on Tuesday to fill vacant government positions in his province with unemployed graduates ahead of his deployment to Luthuli House. Opposition parties ca…

[Daily Maverick] Free State Premier Ace Magashule, elected ANC secretary-general in December, moved on Tuesday to fill vacant government positions in his province with unemployed graduates ahead of his deployment to Luthuli House. Opposition parties caution that he might be trying to maintain his grip on the province. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

To US VP Pence – Defend the Rights of Christians and All Egyptians

[HRW] United States Vice President Mike Pence, who canceled his visit to the Middle East in December amid a firestorm over US President Donald Trump’s announcement about Jerusalem, is due to visit Egypt on January 20, as part of a trip that will also i…

[HRW] United States Vice President Mike Pence, who canceled his visit to the Middle East in December amid a firestorm over US President Donald Trump's announcement about Jerusalem, is due to visit Egypt on January 20, as part of a trip that will also include visits to Jordan and Israel to address "the shared need to combat terrorism and assist persecuted religious minorities."

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Providing Much-Needed Care in Isolated Enclaves

[MSF] In northern Nigeria, years of conflict between the military and armed opposition groups known as Boko Haram have taken a heavy toll on the population. According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs more than 1.7 million people have been internally displaced by fighting in the northeastern states of Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe. Of these, 78 percent are in Borno. Here, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) head of mission Luís Eguiluz de

[MSF] In northern Nigeria, years of conflict between the military and armed opposition groups known as Boko Haram have taken a heavy toll on the population. According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs more than 1.7 million people have been internally displaced by fighting in the northeastern states of Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe. Of these, 78 percent are in Borno. Here, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) head of mission Luís Eguiluz de

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Thousands of Displaced People Cut Off From Aid in Borno State

[MSF] In northern Nigeria, years of conflict between the military and the armed opposition groups known as Boko Haram have taken a heavy toll on the population. According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, more than 1.7 million people have been internally displaced by fighting in the northeastern states of Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe. Of these, 78 percent are in Borno. Here, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) deputy program manager Dr. Silas

[MSF] In northern Nigeria, years of conflict between the military and the armed opposition groups known as Boko Haram have taken a heavy toll on the population. According to the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs, more than 1.7 million people have been internally displaced by fighting in the northeastern states of Borno, Adamawa, and Yobe. Of these, 78 percent are in Borno. Here, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) deputy program manager Dr. Silas

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ngidi – Getting Virat Was My Favourite Moment

[News24Wire] The newest darling of South African cricket, 21-year-old Lungi Ngidi , has become just the sixth Protea since Lance Klusener in 1994 to take a fifer on Test debut.

[News24Wire] The newest darling of South African cricket, 21-year-old Lungi Ngidi , has become just the sixth Protea since Lance Klusener in 1994 to take a fifer on Test debut.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Race and Class Remain Our Biggest Challenges

[Daily Maverick] The recent senseless killing on January 6, 2018 of a farmworker, Aaron Mutavhatsindi, by a white security guard at Tarlton near Krugersdorp has once again brought to the fore the fact that our raison d’etre as a nation – building a uni…

[Daily Maverick] The recent senseless killing on January 6, 2018 of a farmworker, Aaron Mutavhatsindi, by a white security guard at Tarlton near Krugersdorp has once again brought to the fore the fact that our raison d'etre as a nation - building a united, non-racial, non-sexist, democratic, prosperous and equitable South Africa - remains but yet a "dream deferred" as highlighted in the ANC's recent January 8 statement.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Deputy Minister Buti Manamela Hosts a Public Twitter Chat for Students

[Govt of SA] Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training (DHET) Buti Manamela will today Thursday 18 January 2018, hold a Twitter Chat as part of government’s efforts for continued public engagement and educating students on higher education matters.

[Govt of SA] Deputy Minister of Higher Education and Training (DHET) Buti Manamela will today Thursday 18 January 2018, hold a Twitter Chat as part of government's efforts for continued public engagement and educating students on higher education matters.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Crime Intelligence Officer Expected in Dock

[News24Wire] A crime intelligence officer is expected in the Pretoria Commercial Crimes Court on Thursday after being arrested by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

[News24Wire] A crime intelligence officer is expected in the Pretoria Commercial Crimes Court on Thursday after being arrested by the Independent Police Investigative Directorate.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa