11-Year-Old Becomes Youngest Person to Swim From Robben Island to Cape Town

[News24Wire] An 11-year-old girl from Jeffreys Bay on Friday morning became the youngest person ever to swim the 7.9km distance between Robben Island and Big Bay in Blouberg, Cape Town.

[News24Wire] An 11-year-old girl from Jeffreys Bay on Friday morning became the youngest person ever to swim the 7.9km distance between Robben Island and Big Bay in Blouberg, Cape Town.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Identifies Drivers of Development Plan

[Lesotho Times] THE government of Lesotho has identified manufacturing, tourism, technology and agriculture as the four pillars that will drive economic growth under the second National Strategic Development Plan (NSDP II).

[Lesotho Times] THE government of Lesotho has identified manufacturing, tourism, technology and agriculture as the four pillars that will drive economic growth under the second National Strategic Development Plan (NSDP II).

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Brave Warriors Unfazed By Elephants As CHAN Kicks Off

[Namibian] BRAVE Warriors head coach Ricardo Mannetti has called on his charges not to be overawed by the occasion or their more illustrious opponents the Ivory Coast Elephants in their opening African Nations Championships match in Marrakech on Sunday.

[Namibian] BRAVE Warriors head coach Ricardo Mannetti has called on his charges not to be overawed by the occasion or their more illustrious opponents the Ivory Coast Elephants in their opening African Nations Championships match in Marrakech on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Soccer – Mbao ‘Hitman’ Kiyombo Claims December Award

[Daily News] MBAO FC striker, Habibu Kiyombo, has been voted as the Mainland Premier League’s best player of December, last year. This was confirmed yesterday by the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) Media and Communications Officer, Clifford Ndimbo, …

[Daily News] MBAO FC striker, Habibu Kiyombo, has been voted as the Mainland Premier League's best player of December, last year. This was confirmed yesterday by the Tanzania Football Federation (TFF) Media and Communications Officer, Clifford Ndimbo, who said Kiyombo's good performance in the top flight league qualified him to win the honour.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Implications of Tsvangirai’s Exit

[Zimbabwe Independent] This is my first opinion article of the year and I would like to start by wishing my dear readers a prosperous 2018! It is an election year and a lot of complex political stuff will be going on.

[Zimbabwe Independent] This is my first opinion article of the year and I would like to start by wishing my dear readers a prosperous 2018! It is an election year and a lot of complex political stuff will be going on.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Shein Pardons 12 As Z’bar Marks Revolution Day

[Daily News] PRESIDENT Ali Mohamed Shein has ordered the release of twelve prisoners on the occasion of the 54th anniversary of the Zanzibar Revolution. The pardoned inmates had been sentenced to jail terms for a variety of offences. Section 59 of Zanz…

[Daily News] PRESIDENT Ali Mohamed Shein has ordered the release of twelve prisoners on the occasion of the 54th anniversary of the Zanzibar Revolution. The pardoned inmates had been sentenced to jail terms for a variety of offences. Section 59 of Zanzibar 1984 Constitution empowers the president to pardon prisoners.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Golf – Amateurs Mcclatchie, Higgo Post Solid First Rounds

[Sascoc] Two of South Africa’s top amateur talents, Kyle McClatchie and Garrick Higgo, laid down an early marker in the opening round of the BWM SA Open, proudly hosted by the City of Ekurhuleni at Glendower Golf Club.

[Sascoc] Two of South Africa's top amateur talents, Kyle McClatchie and Garrick Higgo, laid down an early marker in the opening round of the BWM SA Open, proudly hosted by the City of Ekurhuleni at Glendower Golf Club.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

No Space for 12 000 English Repeaters

[Namibian] MORE than 12 000 candidates who failed English in Grade 12 may not be able to find placement for repeating after Namcol said they could only accommodate 18 000.

[Namibian] MORE than 12 000 candidates who failed English in Grade 12 may not be able to find placement for repeating after Namcol said they could only accommodate 18 000.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

ConCourt to Hear Mokhothu Case

[Lesotho Times] THE Constitutional Court will convene on Monday 15 January, to hear a case in which the deputy leader of the Democratic Congress (DC), Mathibeli Mokhothu is fighting to keep benefits as official leader of opposition in the National Asse…

[Lesotho Times] THE Constitutional Court will convene on Monday 15 January, to hear a case in which the deputy leader of the Democratic Congress (DC), Mathibeli Mokhothu is fighting to keep benefits as official leader of opposition in the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

The Merry Wives of Nkandla – We Know What They Did This Summer

[Daily Maverick] In this Trumpian, boundary-free age of social media oversharing, ordinary citizens are able to follow elected officials as they party, attend fashion shows and record their culinary adventures in some of the country’s top restaurants. …

[Daily Maverick] In this Trumpian, boundary-free age of social media oversharing, ordinary citizens are able to follow elected officials as they party, attend fashion shows and record their culinary adventures in some of the country's top restaurants. We are even able to virtually enter the intimacy of the homes of those we have elected to govern. And while President Jacob Zuma suffered several crippling setbacks in December, including watching his former wife Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma lose the race to the presidency of the A

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa