Malema’s ‘Grandpa It’s Enough’ Comments Were ‘Spot On’ – Opposition

[News24Wire] Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) leader Julius Malema was “spot on” when he called on Zimbabwe’s “Grandpa” Robert Mugabe, 92, to step down, former vice president Joice Mujuru’s party has reportedly said.

[News24Wire] Economic Freedom Fighter (EFF) leader Julius Malema was "spot on" when he called on Zimbabwe's "Grandpa" Robert Mugabe, 92, to step down, former vice president Joice Mujuru's party has reportedly said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Blood’ and ‘Holy Maria’ Premiere in Kampala

[East African] Silent Voices Uganda’s back-to-back production of Lucy Judith Adong’s two plays Holy Maria and Blood will run at the Uganda National Theatre in Kampala on January 27, 28, and 29.

[East African] Silent Voices Uganda's back-to-back production of Lucy Judith Adong's two plays Holy Maria and Blood will run at the Uganda National Theatre in Kampala on January 27, 28, and 29.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Thumbs Up for Rescuers of Trapped Geita Miners

[Citizen] The rescue yesterday of the 15 miners who had been trapped 35 metres underground in the RZ Goldmine in Nyarugusu, Geita Region, is a cause for celebration, not only for the families of miners, but for all who have been following with bated br…

[Citizen] The rescue yesterday of the 15 miners who had been trapped 35 metres underground in the RZ Goldmine in Nyarugusu, Geita Region, is a cause for celebration, not only for the families of miners, but for all who have been following with bated breath the tragic episode from the day it happened last Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

ANC’s 2017 – the Year of Fracture?

[Daily Maverick] In the run-up to the ANC’s leadership conference at the end of this year, most of the conversation so far has focused on who will win that election. This is understandable, and it makes sense: that person may change the direction of th…

[Daily Maverick] In the run-up to the ANC's leadership conference at the end of this year, most of the conversation so far has focused on who will win that election. This is understandable, and it makes sense: that person may change the direction of the ANC, and probably of the country. But this focus risks missing a much bigger question - whether or not the ANC will actually be able to function as a comprehensive, united, political party after this conference. An examination of the current dynamics and, in particular, the

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tanzania Eyes the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania is intending to feature a football team in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, for the first time in a history. Tanzanian football has never participated in the games since the country started taking part in the 1960’s.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania is intending to feature a football team in the 2020 Tokyo Olympic Games, for the first time in a history. Tanzanian football has never participated in the games since the country started taking part in the 1960's.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

APR Seek Consistency After Dropping Two Crucial Points

[New Times] APR FC head coach Jimmy Mulisa has urged his players to be consistent after his side dropped two valuable points following a 1-1 draw against Bugesera on match day 15 of the national football league on Wednesday at Nyamata ground.

[New Times] APR FC head coach Jimmy Mulisa has urged his players to be consistent after his side dropped two valuable points following a 1-1 draw against Bugesera on match day 15 of the national football league on Wednesday at Nyamata ground.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Visa Partners With Atlas Mara Banks

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A global payments technology company, Visa, has signed a commercial partnership with Atlas Mara Limited-the parent company of Bank ABC to drive electronic payment and financial inclusion in Sub Saharan Africa.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -A global payments technology company, Visa, has signed a commercial partnership with Atlas Mara Limited-the parent company of Bank ABC to drive electronic payment and financial inclusion in Sub Saharan Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Afcon 2017 – the Quarterfinals That Were and the Semi-Finals That Are to Come

[Daily Maverick] Egypt left it late, Ghana’s Black Stars shone bright, the tournament favourites are out and Burkina Faso went through the motions to make it the semifinals. It’s crunch time in the Africa Cup of Nations and ANTOINETTE MULLER watched it…

[Daily Maverick] Egypt left it late, Ghana's Black Stars shone bright, the tournament favourites are out and Burkina Faso went through the motions to make it the semifinals. It's crunch time in the Africa Cup of Nations and ANTOINETTE MULLER watched it all so you didn't have to.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Masaba Survived By 130 Wives, 203 Children

[Daily Trust] Minna -Fresh findings by Daily Trust have indicated that the super polygamist, Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar Bello Masaba, whose remains were interred yesterday at his residence in Bida, Niger State, had 130 wives and 203 children.

[Daily Trust] Minna -Fresh findings by Daily Trust have indicated that the super polygamist, Alhaji Mohammed Abubakar Bello Masaba, whose remains were interred yesterday at his residence in Bida, Niger State, had 130 wives and 203 children.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria