The Forgotten Mining Town Where Rape Is ‘Normal’

[GroundUp] Aneni* sits on a wooden armchair, staring out of her open front door, which lets a chink of sunlight into her dimly-lit lounge. Her three-year-old child, wearing a bright pink dress, plays with a tattered doll and sings nursery rhymes to her…

[GroundUp] Aneni* sits on a wooden armchair, staring out of her open front door, which lets a chink of sunlight into her dimly-lit lounge. Her three-year-old child, wearing a bright pink dress, plays with a tattered doll and sings nursery rhymes to herself as Aneni recounts the day in November when she was repeatedly gang-raped by three men in balaclavas.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mnangagwa Unrepentant On Zim Land Acquisition

[New Era] Windhoek -Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday said his government was unapologetic about how it went about taking land from mainly white farmers, saying land was central to his country’s liberation struggle.

[New Era] Windhoek -Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday said his government was unapologetic about how it went about taking land from mainly white farmers, saying land was central to his country's liberation struggle.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Fifty-Nine New Cases of Hepatitis E Recorded

[New Era] Windhoek -In the last six days, health workers have recorded 59 new cases of hepatitis E of which three of the victims are in a critical condition in acute care, according to figures released by the Ministry of Health and Social Services.

[New Era] Windhoek -In the last six days, health workers have recorded 59 new cases of hepatitis E of which three of the victims are in a critical condition in acute care, according to figures released by the Ministry of Health and Social Services.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Swapo Party Youth League Urged to Take Part in Nation-Building

[New Era] Windhoek -Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) secretary Ephraim Nekongo has encouraged party youth members to continue combating the retrogressive tendencies of tribalism, ethnicity, nepotism, racism, sexism, chauvinism, regionalism and personali…

[New Era] Windhoek -Swapo Party Youth League (SPYL) secretary Ephraim Nekongo has encouraged party youth members to continue combating the retrogressive tendencies of tribalism, ethnicity, nepotism, racism, sexism, chauvinism, regionalism and personality cult - and strive to build a Namibian house where no one is left out.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Narratives About South Africa’s Black Athletes Need to Be Reclaimed and Retold

[The Conversation Africa] A fair amount has been written by academics about the history of black cricket, rugby and soccer in South Africa. These writings have given voice to sportsmen and women who were made invisible during the eras of colonialism an…

[The Conversation Africa] A fair amount has been written by academics about the history of black cricket, rugby and soccer in South Africa. These writings have given voice to sportsmen and women who were made invisible during the eras of colonialism and apartheid - and even today, after the end of formal apartheid. Such work charts a way forward for creating more decolonised perspectives about the role of black people in South African sports.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Soccer – NFA Opens January Transfer Window

[New Era] Windhoek -With the 2017/18 MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL) football season on a break due to the Brave Warriors’ 2018 CHAN participation, the Namibia Football Association (NFA) opened registration for the player transfer window within the va…

[New Era] Windhoek -With the 2017/18 MTC Namibia Premier League (NPL) football season on a break due to the Brave Warriors' 2018 CHAN participation, the Namibia Football Association (NFA) opened registration for the player transfer window within the various leagues in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Gauteng Health Launches Modern Technology to Optimise Access to Cancer Treatment

[Govt of SA] As part of the Department’s concerted efforts to boost service delivery and fast track diagnosis of patients suffering from cancer, Gauteng MEC for Health Dr Gwen Ramokgopa today launched an advanced oncology facility at Dr George Mukhari …

[Govt of SA] As part of the Department's concerted efforts to boost service delivery and fast track diagnosis of patients suffering from cancer, Gauteng MEC for Health Dr Gwen Ramokgopa today launched an advanced oncology facility at Dr George Mukhari Academic Hospital (GDMAH) in Ga-Rankuwa, Tshwane.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Analysis – Patricia De Lille and the Battle for the Heart and Soul of the (Factionalised) DA

[Daily Maverick] Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille effectively has little left but the mayoral chain. There’s a lot of spin but the bottom line is the deeply factionalised DA caucus in Cape Town, the city which the DA freely and frequently cites as pro…

[Daily Maverick] Cape Town Mayor Patricia de Lille effectively has little left but the mayoral chain. There's a lot of spin but the bottom line is the deeply factionalised DA caucus in Cape Town, the city which the DA freely and frequently cites as proof of its governance track record when criticising the ANC. By MARIANNE MERTEN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

20 Killed, 69 Injured in Libya’s Airport Attack

[ANGOP] Tripoli -A medical source confirmed on Monday that an earlier attack at the international airport in the Libyan capital of Tripoli have killed 20 and injured 69, including civilians.

[ANGOP] Tripoli -A medical source confirmed on Monday that an earlier attack at the international airport in the Libyan capital of Tripoli have killed 20 and injured 69, including civilians.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Geingob Will Appoint Shaningwa’s Replacement ‘When Ready’

[New Era] Windhoek -Urban and Rural Development Minister Sophia Shaningwa continues to occupy two full-time jobs, more than six weeks after the Swapo party elected her as its new secretary-general in November 2017.

[New Era] Windhoek -Urban and Rural Development Minister Sophia Shaningwa continues to occupy two full-time jobs, more than six weeks after the Swapo party elected her as its new secretary-general in November 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia