The Afcon Day That Was – January 24 – Defending Champions Ivory Coast Bow Out

[Daily Maverick] Elephants sometimes forget it seems, with Ivory Coast out of the Africa Cup of Nations after a slow start and a loss to Morocco on Tuesday night. They join Burkina Faso, Senegal, Tunisia, Cameroon, Tunisia and Congo DR in the final eig…

[Daily Maverick] Elephants sometimes forget it seems, with Ivory Coast out of the Africa Cup of Nations after a slow start and a loss to Morocco on Tuesday night. They join Burkina Faso, Senegal, Tunisia, Cameroon, Tunisia and Congo DR in the final eight. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

Hope Zinde’s Family Let Down By Slow Pace of Son’s Murder Case

[News24Wire] Relatives of murdered television personality Hope Zinde are disappointed at how slowly the case against her son, accused of killing her, is proceeding.

[News24Wire] Relatives of murdered television personality Hope Zinde are disappointed at how slowly the case against her son, accused of killing her, is proceeding.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Eskom Welcomes Request to Grant Municipalities More Time

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Eskom has welcomed Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown’s request to give municipalities that have outstanding arrear debt until the end of January to pay their overdue arrear amounts.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Eskom has welcomed Public Enterprises Minister Lynne Brown's request to give municipalities that have outstanding arrear debt until the end of January to pay their overdue arrear amounts.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bromwell Street Families Want to Be Relocated Close to Home

[News24Wire] Families facing eviction from Bromwell Street, Woodstock, should be given temporary alternative accommodation close to the community from which they are being removed, Reclaim the City said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Families facing eviction from Bromwell Street, Woodstock, should be given temporary alternative accommodation close to the community from which they are being removed, Reclaim the City said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

2 Million Tanzanians Get Free, Clean Water – Brewer

[Citizen] Dodoma -Over two million Tanzanians have been given access to free clean and safe water by Serengeti Breweries Limited (SBL) in the past six years, courtesy of the brewer’s community support programme.

[Citizen] Dodoma -Over two million Tanzanians have been given access to free clean and safe water by Serengeti Breweries Limited (SBL) in the past six years, courtesy of the brewer's community support programme.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Drought Continues Despite Good Rains

[SAnews.gov.za] Johannesburg -While there has been good rains, the country is still firmly in a drought situation – and has not recovered enough to relax the restrictions to water use, implemented in provinces.

[SAnews.gov.za] Johannesburg -While there has been good rains, the country is still firmly in a drought situation - and has not recovered enough to relax the restrictions to water use, implemented in provinces.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sassa Parliament Appearance Cancelled As Grants Deadline Looms

[News24Wire] The SA Social Security Agency’s scheduled meeting on Wednesday to update Parliament on its readiness to take over the nationwide grants scheme has been cancelled.

[News24Wire] The SA Social Security Agency's scheduled meeting on Wednesday to update Parliament on its readiness to take over the nationwide grants scheme has been cancelled.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Route Changes to Allow for Launch of the Dar es Salaam Bus Rapid Transit

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority (Sumatra) has announced temporary change of routes for daladalas that ferry commuters to (and from) Gerezani Terminal in Kariakoo.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Surface and Marine Transport Regulatory Authority (Sumatra) has announced temporary change of routes for daladalas that ferry commuters to (and from) Gerezani Terminal in Kariakoo.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Serengeti Boys Converge As Hopes for 2017 Finals Soar

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The national Under-17 team, Serengeti Boys, will start a residential training camp on Sunday to hone their skills ahead of the 2017 African Youth Championship (AYC) slated for April.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The national Under-17 team, Serengeti Boys, will start a residential training camp on Sunday to hone their skills ahead of the 2017 African Youth Championship (AYC) slated for April.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania