UK Elections – Zim-Born Lawyer Loses, but Learns for ‘Next Time’

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE born lawyer Primrose Makunzva lost her bid for the Westminster Parliament in the just ended UK elections but says she gained invaluable experience for “next time”.

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE born lawyer Primrose Makunzva lost her bid for the Westminster Parliament in the just ended UK elections but says she gained invaluable experience for "next time".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

The East African Editor Feted for Leadership

[East African] The Nation Media Group’s International Desk editor, Pamella Sittoni, was on Wednesday honoured with the Women in News 2017 Editorial Leadership Award in Durban, South Africa.

[East African] The Nation Media Group's International Desk editor, Pamella Sittoni, was on Wednesday honoured with the Women in News 2017 Editorial Leadership Award in Durban, South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

It’s Cold Outside Zuma’s ANC. but There’s Little Warmth Left Inside

[The Conversation Africa] In the liberation struggle against apartheid a small number of white people joined the battle to overthrow the South African regime. One of them, academic Raymond Suttner, was first arrested in 1975 and tortured with electric …

[The Conversation Africa] In the liberation struggle against apartheid a small number of white people joined the battle to overthrow the South African regime. One of them, academic Raymond Suttner, was first arrested in 1975 and tortured with electric shocks because he refused to supply information to the police. He then served eight years in prison because of his underground activities for the African National Congress and South African Communist Party.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Authorities Ban Foreign Journalists

[Deutsche Welle] The South Sudan Media Authority has banned at least 20 foreign journalists from media coverage in the country for what it termed as “unsubstantiated and unrealistic stories.”

[Deutsche Welle] The South Sudan Media Authority has banned at least 20 foreign journalists from media coverage in the country for what it termed as "unsubstantiated and unrealistic stories."

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Gaming Tax Defeat Sets Back Kenya Budget Plan

[East African] Kenya faces a bigger revenue shortfall in the 2017/18 financial year after lawmakers rejected a proposal by the National Treasury to increase taxes on the gambling industry.

[East African] Kenya faces a bigger revenue shortfall in the 2017/18 financial year after lawmakers rejected a proposal by the National Treasury to increase taxes on the gambling industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Outrage As Police Fine Drivers for Torn Car Seats

[New Zimbabwe] MOTORISTS say it is now effectively a crime to own in car in the country as the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) traffic officers continue to fine them for “ridiculous offences”.

[New Zimbabwe] MOTORISTS say it is now effectively a crime to own in car in the country as the Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) traffic officers continue to fine them for "ridiculous offences".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe