Opposition’s Tsvangirai Cosies Up to Mutasa, Ditches Mujuru

[The Herald] THE rift between MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai and embattled National People’s Party leader Dr Joice Mujuru widened yesterday after the former unveiled his preferred partners for the perceived opposition coalition at a low-key gatherin…

[The Herald] THE rift between MDC-T leader Mr Morgan Tsvangirai and embattled National People's Party leader Dr Joice Mujuru widened yesterday after the former unveiled his preferred partners for the perceived opposition coalition at a low-key gathering that was meant to translate into a mega anti-Government demonstration. Conspicuous by her absence was Dr Mujuru who, on Tuesday, lashed out at Mr Tsvangirai in apparent frustration saying the MDC-T leader owed her and her late husband General Solomon Mujuru a debt of gr

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Being an Elected Official Is a Privilege That Requires Full-Time Commitment

[New Times] Did you know that in the United Kingdom you could be a Member of Parliament (MP), be a paid speaker for an international lecture agency, be a paid advisor for a global investment management corporation, chair a public-private partnership or…

[New Times] Did you know that in the United Kingdom you could be a Member of Parliament (MP), be a paid speaker for an international lecture agency, be a paid advisor for a global investment management corporation, chair a public-private partnership organisation, be a fellow at a think-tank, and also take on a role as a newspaper editor, all at the same time?

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Lessons to Be Learnt From Terror Attacks Beyond South Africa’s Borders

[Daily Maverick] A year to the day after the terror attacks in Belgium on March 22, 2016, the British Parliament at Westminster was in lockdown on March 22, 2017. Analysis of such attacks provides valuable lessons that should inform a counterterrorism …

[Daily Maverick] A year to the day after the terror attacks in Belgium on March 22, 2016, the British Parliament at Westminster was in lockdown on March 22, 2017. Analysis of such attacks provides valuable lessons that should inform a counterterrorism strategy. By JASMINE OPPERMAN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Highlanders Target CAPS Scalp

[The Herald] HIGHLANDERS coach Erol Akbay wants his side to retain the ZNA Charities Soccer Shield and has promised an explosive match when they host CAPS United in the final at Barbourfields on Saturday. Akbay said the Green Machine were the team of t…

[The Herald] HIGHLANDERS coach Erol Akbay wants his side to retain the ZNA Charities Soccer Shield and has promised an explosive match when they host CAPS United in the final at Barbourfields on Saturday. Akbay said the Green Machine were the team of the moment, but that didn't mean they were not beatable. "CAPS United are a good team and they had a solid performance against TP Mazembe, but we are ready for them. We are focused, but we have to work very hard.

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When Is an Apology Not Acceptable in South Africa?

[Daily Maverick] In South Africa, countless examples of politicians behaving badly have taught us that in Mzansi you can do and say as you please just as long as you apologise – even half-heartedly – afterwards.

[Daily Maverick] In South Africa, countless examples of politicians behaving badly have taught us that in Mzansi you can do and say as you please just as long as you apologise - even half-heartedly - afterwards.

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Committee for Political Consultation Between Sudan and Japan Meets in Tokyo

[SNA] Khartoum -The committee for political consultation between the Sudanese and Japanese Foreign Ministries has held its eighth session in Tokyo, co-chaired by the General Director of the Bilateral Relations Department of the Foreign Ministry, Ambass…

[SNA] Khartoum -The committee for political consultation between the Sudanese and Japanese Foreign Ministries has held its eighth session in Tokyo, co-chaired by the General Director of the Bilateral Relations Department of the Foreign Ministry, Ambassador Mahmoud Hassan, and the General Director for African Affairs Administration at Japan Foreign Ministry.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

VP Receive Governor of West Darfur State

[SNA] Khartoum -The Vice President of the Republic, Hassabou Mohamed Abdul Rahaman, on Wednesday received the Governor West Darfur State Fadul Al-Moula al-Haga Fadul Moula, who briefed the Vice President on the security situation in the state as well a…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Vice President of the Republic, Hassabou Mohamed Abdul Rahaman, on Wednesday received the Governor West Darfur State Fadul Al-Moula al-Haga Fadul Moula, who briefed the Vice President on the security situation in the state as well as the local imitative for societal coexistence launched by the Speaker of the Legislature there.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Foreign Minister Some Media in Egypt Seek to Mar Relations Between the Two Countries

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ibrahim Ghandour, has stressed that relations between the Sudan and Egypt stand out as special with bonds history, neighborhood and blood binding them together but some media tend to mar them.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ibrahim Ghandour, has stressed that relations between the Sudan and Egypt stand out as special with bonds history, neighborhood and blood binding them together but some media tend to mar them.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Wali (Governor) of Red Sea State to Inaugurate Services and Development Projects in Halaib Locality

[SNA] Khartoum -The Wali (governor) of the Red Sea State, Ali Ahmed Hamid, the Commissioner for Halaib, the Ministers of Urban Planning, Social Affairs and Finance and the deputy of Halaib constituency at the National Assembly have attended the signing…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Wali (governor) of the Red Sea State, Ali Ahmed Hamid, the Commissioner for Halaib, the Ministers of Urban Planning, Social Affairs and Finance and the deputy of Halaib constituency at the National Assembly have attended the signing of contract for the establishment of Osaif Grand Mosque at the cost of 1.5 million pound.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan