Ambode – Lagos Key to Economic Reconstruction of Nigeria

[This Day] Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has noted that the state was critical to the economic reconstruction of Nigeria, a role he said it had started to play as Africa’s fifth largest economy.

[This Day] Lagos State Governor, Mr. Akinwunmi Ambode has noted that the state was critical to the economic reconstruction of Nigeria, a role he said it had started to play as Africa's fifth largest economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

A Giant Leap for Astronomy, Another Giant Leap for South Africa

[Daily Maverick] Earlier this year, an international team of astronomers that included two South Africans managed to explore behind thick clouds of dust particles in the Milky Way that had previously made it impossible to map large parts of the sky. No…

[Daily Maverick] Earlier this year, an international team of astronomers that included two South Africans managed to explore behind thick clouds of dust particles in the Milky Way that had previously made it impossible to map large parts of the sky. Now, continuing the quest to discover massive areas of the universe that have previously been a mystery, a colossal supercluster of previously hidden galaxies has been revealed. It covers more sky than the biggest supercluster previously known to man, with a gravitational pull

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Middelburg – Protests Over South Africa Coffin Assault

[Al Jazeera] Demonstrators have protested against racism outside a South African court where two white men face assault charges for allegedly forcing a black man into a coffin and threatening to set him on fire.

[Al Jazeera] Demonstrators have protested against racism outside a South African court where two white men face assault charges for allegedly forcing a black man into a coffin and threatening to set him on fire.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Two Suspects Arrested for Business Robbery and Illegal Possession of Firearm

[SAPS] Potchefstroom -Two suspects aged 31 and 36 are expected to appear in the Bafokeng Magistrates’ Court on Thursday,17 November 2016, for business robbery and illegal possession firearm and ammunition

[SAPS] Potchefstroom -Two suspects aged 31 and 36 are expected to appear in the Bafokeng Magistrates' Court on Thursday,17 November 2016, for business robbery and illegal possession firearm and ammunition

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cricket – We Need to Talk About Faf

[Daily Maverick] Faf du Plessis has emerged as a trump card captain both during the 5-0 whitewash of Australia in the one-day series on home soil and during the ongoing Test series Down Under. Many factors have impacted on South Africa’s resurgence but…

[Daily Maverick] Faf du Plessis has emerged as a trump card captain both during the 5-0 whitewash of Australia in the one-day series on home soil and during the ongoing Test series Down Under. Many factors have impacted on South Africa's resurgence but Du Plessis' swagger can't be ignored and he might have to sit down for an awkward conversation with his old mate upon his return. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa