Soccer – Rollers Narrowly Beat Gunners to End 2017 Top

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Township Rollers ended 2017 top of the BTC Premiership log after narrowly defeating Extension Gunners 1-0 in a match played at the Lobatse Sports Complex on December 17.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Township Rollers ended 2017 top of the BTC Premiership log after narrowly defeating Extension Gunners 1-0 in a match played at the Lobatse Sports Complex on December 17.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

How the ANC Managed to Birth the Ramabuza Monstrosity

[Daily Maverick] As it arrived at the 54th National Electoral Conference in Nasrec, Gauteng, the ANC was speeding not towards a crossroads, but straight at a T-junction. On the right was a candidate and a slate with a level of competence who, to some g…

[Daily Maverick] As it arrived at the 54th National Electoral Conference in Nasrec, Gauteng, the ANC was speeding not towards a crossroads, but straight at a T-junction. On the right was a candidate and a slate with a level of competence who, to some greater or lesser extent, would have ended the Zuma era and returned the country to a version of credibility. On the left, a continuation and a deepening of the gangster state, with the same old don and some new players. Instead of picking a direction, the ANC careened into th

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

U.S. Unveils $25,000 Digital Hub for Persons With Disabilities

[This Day] Acting United States Consul General, Darcy Zotter, on Tuesday unveiled a Disability-Friendly Digital Hub, established by a Nigerian civic organisation, Project Enable, with the support of the US Government Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund o…

[This Day] Acting United States Consul General, Darcy Zotter, on Tuesday unveiled a Disability-Friendly Digital Hub, established by a Nigerian civic organisation, Project Enable, with the support of the US Government Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund of $25,000.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

PDP Caucus Storms Out of House Plenary Over Member’s Defection to APC

[This Day] Abuja -There was a drama during the plenary session in the House of Representatives on Tuesday when a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) representing, Ahiazu Mbaise/Ezinihitte federal constituency of Imo State, Hon. Raphael Nnanna …

[This Day] Abuja -There was a drama during the plenary session in the House of Representatives on Tuesday when a member of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) representing, Ahiazu Mbaise/Ezinihitte federal constituency of Imo State, Hon. Raphael Nnanna Igbokwe, announced his defection to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Machinga Machinga District Hospital in Cholera Outbreak Prevention

[Malawi News Agency] Machinga -Machinga District Hospital (DHO) has embarked on an exercise to distribute chlorine to households in a drive to contain outbreak of cholera and diarrhea during this rainy season.

[Malawi News Agency] Machinga -Machinga District Hospital (DHO) has embarked on an exercise to distribute chlorine to households in a drive to contain outbreak of cholera and diarrhea during this rainy season.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Voting for ANC NEC Ends, Counting Underway

[News24Wire] Voting for 80 members of the ANC national executive committee has been concluded and the EleXion agency is expected to start the marathon process of counting the votes, as the party’s conference is due to draw to a close on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Voting for 80 members of the ANC national executive committee has been concluded and the EleXion agency is expected to start the marathon process of counting the votes, as the party's conference is due to draw to a close on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Team Racing Makes Its Debut At the Drak Challenge

[News24Wire] After the successful KZN Mixed Doubles Champs on the weekend, the Drak Challenge has added a team event to its race options, allowing paddlers to enter as two K1 craft, and enjoy the popular two-day outing on the uMzimkhulu through Underbe…

[News24Wire] After the successful KZN Mixed Doubles Champs on the weekend, the Drak Challenge has added a team event to its race options, allowing paddlers to enter as two K1 craft, and enjoy the popular two-day outing on the uMzimkhulu through Underberg on January 20 and 21.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ramaphosa’s Mettle and Political Skill Will Be Severely Tested Over Next 18 Months

[Daily Maverick] There was much fanfare about how a Cyril Ramaphosa victory at the ANC elective conference will bring the dawn of a new hope for South Africa. The outcome of the top six posts, however, was more complex, throwing up a frightening hodgep…

[Daily Maverick] There was much fanfare about how a Cyril Ramaphosa victory at the ANC elective conference will bring the dawn of a new hope for South Africa. The outcome of the top six posts, however, was more complex, throwing up a frightening hodgepodge of a leadership team made up of pro-Zuma factionalists and some who have been amplifying rhetoric of reform.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa