The Urgency of Effective Empowerment Policy

[Daily Maverick] Perhaps the greatest challenge facing South Africa’s political leaders is to develop an effective empowerment policy that can accelerate the movement of large numbers of disadvantaged people into the middle classes.

[Daily Maverick] Perhaps the greatest challenge facing South Africa's political leaders is to develop an effective empowerment policy that can accelerate the movement of large numbers of disadvantaged people into the middle classes.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

IG Pledges to Sustain Peace in Abia, Lauds Ikpeazu for Restoring Normalcy

[This Day] Umuahia -The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, thursday in Umuahia vowed that the police would do everything in their power to sustain peace in Abia State after the traumatic crisis of last week.

[This Day] Umuahia -The Inspector General of Police, Mr. Ibrahim Idris, thursday in Umuahia vowed that the police would do everything in their power to sustain peace in Abia State after the traumatic crisis of last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hout Bay Residents Call for Solidarity With Hangberg

[GroundUp] On Thursday afternoon, International Peace Day, about 200 residents of Hout Bay met at the foot of Hangberg to express solidarity following violent clashes last week with police. Speakers delivered messages of peace but also expressed their …

[GroundUp] On Thursday afternoon, International Peace Day, about 200 residents of Hout Bay met at the foot of Hangberg to express solidarity following violent clashes last week with police. Speakers delivered messages of peace but also expressed their determination to stand against government's inertia on housing problems and the restriction of fishing quotas.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Khartoum State Closes School With Cholera Cases

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Jebel Awlia / Sharg El Nil -The Khartoum state Ministry of Health closed a school in Jebel Awlia locality after more than 20 students suffered from diarrhoea. Five of them were infected with cholera.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Jebel Awlia / Sharg El Nil -The Khartoum state Ministry of Health closed a school in Jebel Awlia locality after more than 20 students suffered from diarrhoea. Five of them were infected with cholera.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

South Darfur Camp Protest Turns Deadly, UNAMID Calls for Restraint

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -At least three people died in protests against a visit of the Sudanese president in Kalma camp in South Darfur. The African Union-United Nations peacekeeping mission in Darfur said it is deeply concerned about clashes between Sud…

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -At least three people died in protests against a visit of the Sudanese president in Kalma camp in South Darfur. The African Union-United Nations peacekeeping mission in Darfur said it is deeply concerned about clashes between Sudanese government forces and displaced people.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sudan to Submit Human Rights Resolution to UN Council

[Radio Dabanga] Geneva / Khartoum -The Sudanese government submitted a draft resolution together with the United States on the situation of human rights in Sudan, amid criticism from European Union delegates who are unhappy with the drafted efforts to …

[Radio Dabanga] Geneva / Khartoum -The Sudanese government submitted a draft resolution together with the United States on the situation of human rights in Sudan, amid criticism from European Union delegates who are unhappy with the drafted efforts to improve the human rights.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Fix Your Failures, Raila Tells Electoral Commission

[Nation] The opposition has maintained that systemic failures in the electoral agency that led to nullifying of the August 8 presidential election must be addressed before the October 26 repeat poll.

[Nation] The opposition has maintained that systemic failures in the electoral agency that led to nullifying of the August 8 presidential election must be addressed before the October 26 repeat poll.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya