2017 and Beyond – the Years of Hardship Are Coming

[Daily Maverick] In South Africa, we should be prepared for the effects of the 2016 year in politics to be felt for years to come. But rather than a warning, this should be a call to responsibility for all of us. By MATTHEW DU PLESSIS.

[Daily Maverick] In South Africa, we should be prepared for the effects of the 2016 year in politics to be felt for years to come. But rather than a warning, this should be a call to responsibility for all of us. By MATTHEW DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Amisom, Somali Forces Killed 92 Civilians in Last Four Months – UN

[East African] Somali security forces and the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) troops killed 92 civilians in the last four months of 2016, the United Nations reported Tuesday.

[East African] Somali security forces and the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) troops killed 92 civilians in the last four months of 2016, the United Nations reported Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Kenya Switches to Thermal Power as Hydroelectric Dams Dry Up

[East African] Kenya is injecting thermal electricity into the national grid to compensate for hydro generation — which has affected by low water levels due to poor rainfall last year.

[East African] Kenya is injecting thermal electricity into the national grid to compensate for hydro generation -- which has affected by low water levels due to poor rainfall last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Farmer Not Showing Remorse for Psychological Trauma of Woman in Cage – ANCWL

[News24Wire] A farmer who gave a woman a lift in a cage on the back of his bakkie has shown “no remorse” for the psychological trauma the woman was subjected to, the ANC Women’s League (ANCWL) said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] A farmer who gave a woman a lift in a cage on the back of his bakkie has shown "no remorse" for the psychological trauma the woman was subjected to, the ANC Women's League (ANCWL) said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Municipalities Given Until Month End to Clear Electricity Arrears

[News24Wire] Eskom has been asked to give municipalities with outstanding bills until the end of the month to settle their accounts before switching off the lights, Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Eskom has been asked to give municipalities with outstanding bills until the end of the month to settle their accounts before switching off the lights, Minister of Public Enterprises Lynne Brown said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Afcon Day That Was – 19 January – Senegal First to Qualify for Quarters, Ghana Horses Around

[Daily Maverick] Africa’s top ranked team, Senegal, showed why they were hot favourites heading into the tournament after becoming the first side to qualify for the quarterfinals. ANTOINETTE MULLER picks some other points you might have missed from Thu…

[Daily Maverick] Africa's top ranked team, Senegal, showed why they were hot favourites heading into the tournament after becoming the first side to qualify for the quarterfinals. ANTOINETTE MULLER picks some other points you might have missed from Thursday's Afcon action.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Daily Maverick Interview – the Makers of ‘Coloured Mentality’

[Daily Maverick] Still reeling from the buzz attracted by the launch of their web series ‘Coloured Mentality’, filmmakers Kelly-Eve Koopman and Sarah Summers are preparing to walk 1,000km from Fort Beaufort in the Eastern Cape to the Castle of Good Hop…

[Daily Maverick] Still reeling from the buzz attracted by the launch of their web series 'Coloured Mentality', filmmakers Kelly-Eve Koopman and Sarah Summers are preparing to walk 1,000km from Fort Beaufort in the Eastern Cape to the Castle of Good Hope in Cape Town - the annual Indigenous Liberation Walk arranged by Khoi activists. The walk, which sparked the documentary series' search for what it means to be a coloured person, kicks off in February. In the meantime, the filmmakers have just completed their second episode

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa