Hefty Salaries for Idle City Council Bosses

[The Herald] Three Mutare City Council executives who were recently acquitted of gross incompetence will remain at home while receiving hefty salaries and full benefits. Council refused to reinstate treasurer Mr Lloyd Musasa, human resources manager Mr…

[The Herald] Three Mutare City Council executives who were recently acquitted of gross incompetence will remain at home while receiving hefty salaries and full benefits. Council refused to reinstate treasurer Mr Lloyd Musasa, human resources manager Mr Aaron Chemvura and acting chamber secretary Ms Gladys Muneta following their acquittal of gross incompetence after a disciplinary hearing.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Towards the ANC Policy Conference – What Hope for Renewal?

[ISS] As African National Congress (ANC) Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe announced that Nelson Mandela Bay Regional Chairperson, Andile Lungisa, needed to step down as he was in violation of the ANC constitution, President Jacob Zuma voiced his suppor…

[ISS] As African National Congress (ANC) Secretary-General Gwede Mantashe announced that Nelson Mandela Bay Regional Chairperson, Andile Lungisa, needed to step down as he was in violation of the ANC constitution, President Jacob Zuma voiced his support for Lungisa - declaring that the 'ancestors' had ordained his appointment.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

After Drought, Nation Contends With Fall Armyworm Invasion

[IRIN] Karoi -This reporting is part of a special project that explores the impact of climate change on the food security and livelihoods of small-scale farmers in Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal and Zimbabwe

[IRIN] Karoi -This reporting is part of a special project that explores the impact of climate change on the food security and livelihoods of small-scale farmers in Kenya, Nigeria, Senegal and Zimbabwe

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

60 Arbitrarily Arrested Within One Week, According to Political Alliance

[Iwacu] The parliamentary group of the political alliance Amizero y’Abarundi, (Hope of Burundians) announced on 29 March that 60 people were arbitrarily arrested between and 26 March. It accuses the National Intelligence Service (SNR) and police office…

[Iwacu] The parliamentary group of the political alliance Amizero y'Abarundi, (Hope of Burundians) announced on 29 March that 60 people were arbitrarily arrested between and 26 March. It accuses the National Intelligence Service (SNR) and police officers of being responsible for these violations of human rights.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Born Into Revolution – Reflections On a Radical Teacher’s Life

[The Conversation Africa] Alie Fataar was a teacher. Perhaps that doesn’t seem glamorous and very important. But Fataar, who would have turned 100 this month, is one of the many South African unknowns whose life and work can point the country today in …

[The Conversation Africa] Alie Fataar was a teacher. Perhaps that doesn't seem glamorous and very important. But Fataar, who would have turned 100 this month, is one of the many South African unknowns whose life and work can point the country today in a direction it ought to follow.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Garissa Varsity Marks Two Years Since Deadly Al-Shabaab Raid

[Nation] Garissa University College on Sunday marked two years since the deadly Al-Shabaab raid that claimed 147 lives among them security officers, with calls for a resolve to fight terrorism in the country.

[Nation] Garissa University College on Sunday marked two years since the deadly Al-Shabaab raid that claimed 147 lives among them security officers, with calls for a resolve to fight terrorism in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Team Actionaid SA – Democracy Work’s William Gumede #run4rights

[Democracy Works] William Gumede, Executive Chairperson of Democracy Works Foundation will be running in this year’s Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon for Team ActionAid SA.

[Democracy Works] William Gumede, Executive Chairperson of Democracy Works Foundation will be running in this year's Old Mutual Two Oceans Marathon for Team ActionAid SA.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa