Three Life Terms Handed to Axe Murderer Henri Van Breda

[News24Wire] Axe murderer Henri van Breda has been sentenced to three life sentences for the murder of three of his family members, 15 years for attempted murder of his sister and one year for obstructing the course of justice.

[News24Wire] Axe murderer Henri van Breda has been sentenced to three life sentences for the murder of three of his family members, 15 years for attempted murder of his sister and one year for obstructing the course of justice.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Caffeine High? Climate-Hit Ethiopia Shifts Coffee Uphill

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Hambela -Few countries take coffee as seriously as Ethiopia – and that’s not only because it prides itself as being the source of the prized Arabica bean.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Hambela -Few countries take coffee as seriously as Ethiopia - and that's not only because it prides itself as being the source of the prized Arabica bean.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

World Less Peaceful Than a Decade Ago – Report

[Premium Times] The world is less peaceful than a decade ago, mostly due to conflict in Middle East and Africa that is costing the global economy trillions of dollars, an international index showed on Wednesday.

[Premium Times] The world is less peaceful than a decade ago, mostly due to conflict in Middle East and Africa that is costing the global economy trillions of dollars, an international index showed on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Parliament On Engagement Between SABC Board and Unions

[Govt of SA] The Portfolio Committee on Communications was briefed on the engagement between the board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and labour unions, following the committee’s oversight visit to the state broadcaster on 7 May 2…

[Govt of SA] The Portfolio Committee on Communications was briefed on the engagement between the board of the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) and labour unions, following the committee's oversight visit to the state broadcaster on 7 May 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Is The Country Heading to a Mass Strike?

[Fahamu] With claims that the South African Federation of Trade Unions is planning to embark on a two-day strike to intensify the struggle against the recent proposed amendments to Labour Relations Act, the Basic Conditions of Employment Act and the Na…

[Fahamu] With claims that the South African Federation of Trade Unions is planning to embark on a two-day strike to intensify the struggle against the recent proposed amendments to Labour Relations Act, the Basic Conditions of Employment Act and the National Minimum Wage Bill, it is a good time to examine the social conditions and the factors on which a mass strike can be born in the new phase of the struggle.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Students Saved South Africa

[Fahamu] The Nelson Mandela Centenary will be making headlines around the world on 18 July. But 50 years ago, Mandela was in prison and the African National Congress was virtually defunct within South Africa. Instead, it was a students’ organisation th…

[Fahamu] The Nelson Mandela Centenary will be making headlines around the world on 18 July. But 50 years ago, Mandela was in prison and the African National Congress was virtually defunct within South Africa. Instead, it was a students' organisation that reignited the struggle against apartheid.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

First 100 Days – Gugile Nkwinti Tackles Water and Sanitation in SA

[Daily Maverick] Engagement and building consensus has been the hallmark of Minister Gugile Nkwinti’s style of leadership, especially in his first 100 days of office in the Department of Water and Sanitation.

[Daily Maverick] Engagement and building consensus has been the hallmark of Minister Gugile Nkwinti's style of leadership, especially in his first 100 days of office in the Department of Water and Sanitation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa