Why Africa Doesn’t Need Strongmen

[Citizen] Consistent evidence show that when dictators establish themselves over their gullible populations, they rule uninterruptedly by internal opposing forces. With few exceptions, (for example Libya’s Muammar Gaddafi), all dictators drive their na…

[Citizen] Consistent evidence show that when dictators establish themselves over their gullible populations, they rule uninterruptedly by internal opposing forces. With few exceptions, (for example Libya's Muammar Gaddafi), all dictators drive their nations to economic downfall and over dependency on foreign aid.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Obasanjo Warns Those Singing War Songs to Desist

[Vanguard] Makurdi -Bothered by the rate of inflammatory statements by sectional leaders in the county, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned those fanning the embers of crisis in the country to desist.

[Vanguard] Makurdi -Bothered by the rate of inflammatory statements by sectional leaders in the county, former President Olusegun Obasanjo has warned those fanning the embers of crisis in the country to desist.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Olunga, Masoud Juma to Lead Harambee Stars Attack

[Nation] Kariobangi Sharks striker Masoud Juma has been named in the starting line-up ahead of Harambee Stars’s opening match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone in Freetown on Saturday.

[Nation] Kariobangi Sharks striker Masoud Juma has been named in the starting line-up ahead of Harambee Stars's opening match of the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Sierra Leone in Freetown on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Magistrate Refuses to Inspect Assaulted Activist’s Buttocks

[New Zimbabwe] Human rights activists arrested Thursday following public violence at a Harare bar were arraigned before court facing assault charges with the magistrate refusing to inspect Linda Musarira’s buttocks for evidence of alleged injuries.

[New Zimbabwe] Human rights activists arrested Thursday following public violence at a Harare bar were arraigned before court facing assault charges with the magistrate refusing to inspect Linda Musarira's buttocks for evidence of alleged injuries.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Only N17 Billion Paris Fund Was Paid to Rivers – Wike

[Vanguard] Port Harcourt -Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has berated the Federal Government, saying it lied on its allegation that it disbursed N34 billion to Rivers State as Paris fund refund.

[Vanguard] Port Harcourt -Governor Nyesom Wike of Rivers State has berated the Federal Government, saying it lied on its allegation that it disbursed N34 billion to Rivers State as Paris fund refund.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ethical Journalism – What to Do – and Not to Do – With Leaked Emails

[The Conversation Africa] South Africans have been gripped by stories gleaned from the biggest data dump in the country – between 100,000 and 200,000 emails leaked by an anonymous source to journalists. The emails, locally referred to as the “Gupta lea…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africans have been gripped by stories gleaned from the biggest data dump in the country - between 100,000 and 200,000 emails leaked by an anonymous source to journalists. The emails, locally referred to as the "Gupta leaks", reveal how the Gupta family has done business in the country, as well as their engagements with the government and politicians. The family, and its associates, are accused of buying favour, as well as state tenders and deals, through their close association with President Jacob Z

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why Not Ban Tobacco for Good for God’s Sake?

[Citizen] The humanity capacity for self destruction is unfathomable at times. There are myriad examples, but today I will focus on one – tobacco/cigarettes use. Why on earth should someone smoke tobacco knowing very well, you are smoking life out of y…

[Citizen] The humanity capacity for self destruction is unfathomable at times. There are myriad examples, but today I will focus on one - tobacco/cigarettes use. Why on earth should someone smoke tobacco knowing very well, you are smoking life out of your system? Why die of something preventable!

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

#YellowSunday – Fundraiser Aims to Raise a Million to Train Nurses in DRC

[RFI] For the second year running #YellowSunday is aiming to raise over one million euros in just one day to help thousands of women in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) train to become nurses. The worldwide event takes place on 18 June.

[RFI] For the second year running #YellowSunday is aiming to raise over one million euros in just one day to help thousands of women in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) train to become nurses. The worldwide event takes place on 18 June.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Trials for World U18 Set for Tuesday and Wednesday at Nyayo

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Over 400 athletes will be seeking to earn selection when Athletics Kenya (AK) conducts Trials for the IAAF World U18 Championships on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Nyayo National Stadium.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Over 400 athletes will be seeking to earn selection when Athletics Kenya (AK) conducts Trials for the IAAF World U18 Championships on Tuesday and Wednesday at the Nyayo National Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya