SA’s Baker Tames Giant Waves to Retain No1 Spot

[Sascoc] Legendary South African big wave charger Grant ‘Twiggy’ Baker powered his way through three heats of 10-metre plus surf to finish third in the Pe’ahi Challenge in Hawaii and retain his No1 spot on the 2016/17 World Surf League (WSL) Big Wave T…

[Sascoc] Legendary South African big wave charger Grant 'Twiggy' Baker powered his way through three heats of 10-metre plus surf to finish third in the Pe'ahi Challenge in Hawaii and retain his No1 spot on the 2016/17 World Surf League (WSL) Big Wave Tour (BWT) rankings.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

City Businessman, Wife Arrested Over Shooting of Motorist in Parking Lot

[Monitor] City businessman and his wife were on Saturday evening arrested by police in Kampala in connection to the shooting of a community Development Officer (CDO) for reportedly scratching their car while parking his at Game Stores in Kampala.

[Monitor] City businessman and his wife were on Saturday evening arrested by police in Kampala in connection to the shooting of a community Development Officer (CDO) for reportedly scratching their car while parking his at Game Stores in Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Minister Chombo Loses Bid to Evict Ex-Wife From Farm

[The Herald] HOME Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo has lost his bid to elbow out his ex-wife Ms Marian Mhloyi from Allan Grange Farm in Raffingora before her appeal on their divorce settlement after the High Court found no merit in his application.

[The Herald] HOME Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo has lost his bid to elbow out his ex-wife Ms Marian Mhloyi from Allan Grange Farm in Raffingora before her appeal on their divorce settlement after the High Court found no merit in his application.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Thabo Mbeki Undermined Constitution By Putting Party First

[The Conversation Africa] In a recent speech, former South African President Thabo Mbeki decried the failure of parliament to act against President Jacob Zuma after the Constitutional Court had declared him in breach of the constitution. This is after …

[The Conversation Africa] In a recent speech, former South African President Thabo Mbeki decried the failure of parliament to act against President Jacob Zuma after the Constitutional Court had declared him in breach of the constitution. This is after Zuma failed to honour the recommendations of the Public Protector's report on the scandalous expenditure on his homestead in Nkandla.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Amcon Plans to Sell Keystone Bank to ‘Powerful Northern Group’, Officials Say

[Premium Times] Some senior officials of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria are voicing strong opposition to the planned sale of Keystone Bank Ltd., PREMIUM TIMES can report.

[Premium Times] Some senior officials of the Asset Management Corporation of Nigeria are voicing strong opposition to the planned sale of Keystone Bank Ltd., PREMIUM TIMES can report.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

TB Joshua Speaks On His False U.S. Election Prophesy

[Premium Times] The founder of The Synagogue Church Of All Nations, Temitope Joshua, on Sunday said his earlier prophecy on the U.S. presidential election was given different interpretation by people “on a different level” with him.

[Premium Times] The founder of The Synagogue Church Of All Nations, Temitope Joshua, on Sunday said his earlier prophecy on the U.S. presidential election was given different interpretation by people "on a different level" with him.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Electoral Commission Begins Update of Voters’ Register

[New Times] The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has called on all citizens eligible to vote to verify their particulars on the electoral roll in their respective cells and villages to ensure they are ready to participate in the forthcoming presiden…

[New Times] The National Electoral Commission (NEC) has called on all citizens eligible to vote to verify their particulars on the electoral roll in their respective cells and villages to ensure they are ready to participate in the forthcoming presidential election, slated for August next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Hate Mongers Put On Notice Ahead of Electioneering Period

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has warned politicians against spreading hatred among Kenyans ahead of next year’s General Election and instead debate on real issues.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has warned politicians against spreading hatred among Kenyans ahead of next year's General Election and instead debate on real issues.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt Scales Up Efforts to Help Farmers Cope With Harsh, Unpredictable Climate

[New Times] The impact of climate change has become prevalent in various sectors, mainly agriculture, due to unpredictable weather patterns, which necessitates adaptation.

[New Times] The impact of climate change has become prevalent in various sectors, mainly agriculture, due to unpredictable weather patterns, which necessitates adaptation.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda