Two More AngloGold Miners Rescued After Two Killed

[News24Wire] AngloGold Ashanti has confirmed that two miners who remained trapped underground following a rockfall at a mine near Carletonville earlier on Thursday have been rescued.

[News24Wire] AngloGold Ashanti has confirmed that two miners who remained trapped underground following a rockfall at a mine near Carletonville earlier on Thursday have been rescued.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nafest – ‘African Stories Can Be Money Spinning Venture If Well Packaged’

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -The Presenter of the famous ‘Tales by Moonlight’ on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Mrs. Nkem Osaeloka Orakwe has said African stories can be a money-spinning venture if properly harnessed and well packaged.

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -The Presenter of the famous 'Tales by Moonlight' on the Nigerian Television Authority (NTA), Mrs. Nkem Osaeloka Orakwe has said African stories can be a money-spinning venture if properly harnessed and well packaged.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Traffic Cops in Viral Video Suspended

[News24Wire] Two Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department (EMPD) traffic officers have been suspended for three months each after their video and photos went viral on social media, Chief Superintendent Wilfred Kgasago said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] Two Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department (EMPD) traffic officers have been suspended for three months each after their video and photos went viral on social media, Chief Superintendent Wilfred Kgasago said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Corruption – Breaking the Code of Silence

[This Day] Largely due to the circumstances of its birth, the Buhari Government is facing grave challenges today. Its initial ideological cleavages were not mended. It also failed, over time, to build cohesion. Two years down the road, the agents and a…

[This Day] Largely due to the circumstances of its birth, the Buhari Government is facing grave challenges today. Its initial ideological cleavages were not mended. It also failed, over time, to build cohesion. Two years down the road, the agents and agencies of the government are working in silos. Some of the silo walls are even being cheerfully and vigorously reinforced. Loaded guns are trained on the government and the ruling party, the APC, from within. Group consciousness and the striving for group survival are

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zuma – If I Fire Dlamini, Who Will Deliver Court-Ordered Grants Scheme?

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma said he cannot fire Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, as she is responsible for delivering a new social grants scheme, as ordered by the Constitutional Court.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma said he cannot fire Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, as she is responsible for delivering a new social grants scheme, as ordered by the Constitutional Court.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Characters Haunted By Memories, Prejudice in Nigeria Novel ‘Crocodile Girl’

[RFI] In this month’s Africa: Stories in the 55, Nigerian novelist Sam Omatseye talks about his book Crocodile Girl, a modern tale steeped in oral tradition. He tells the story of Alero, a woman too beautiful to be accepted by her village and the pain …

[RFI] In this month's Africa: Stories in the 55, Nigerian novelist Sam Omatseye talks about his book Crocodile Girl, a modern tale steeped in oral tradition. He tells the story of Alero, a woman too beautiful to be accepted by her village and the pain and suffering carried through the generations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senegalese Journalists Win the 2017 RFI Dupont/Verlon Prize

[RFI] The fourth Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon award, given in homage to the two RFI journalists, was awarded on Thursday to Arona Diouf and Nicole Diedhou in an emotional ceremony in Dakar, Senegal.

[RFI] The fourth Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon award, given in homage to the two RFI journalists, was awarded on Thursday to Arona Diouf and Nicole Diedhou in an emotional ceremony in Dakar, Senegal.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

Actualising Enugu Airport’s International Status

[This Day] When the first international flight took off from the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu on August 13, 2013, it was expected that four years later, the airport would be servicing at least three more international carriers.

[This Day] When the first international flight took off from the Akanu Ibiam International Airport, Enugu on August 13, 2013, it was expected that four years later, the airport would be servicing at least three more international carriers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria