Dlamini-Zuma Rejects ‘Rubbish’ March Tweet As Fake

[News24Wire] Former African Union Commission chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma claimed that a tweet on her verified account, criticising Friday’s anti-Zuma protests, was a fake.

[News24Wire] Former African Union Commission chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma claimed that a tweet on her verified account, criticising Friday's anti-Zuma protests, was a fake.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sisters Listen to Help Heal As Rwanda Marks 23 Years Since the Genocide

[Global Sisters Report] Kigali -Like nuns everywhere, the Benebikira Sisters, the oldest indigenous congregation in Rwanda, have sisters who are teachers, nurses, pharmacists, formators and administrators. But they also have religious with a unique tit…

[Global Sisters Report] Kigali -Like nuns everywhere, the Benebikira Sisters, the oldest indigenous congregation in Rwanda, have sisters who are teachers, nurses, pharmacists, formators and administrators. But they also have religious with a unique title: Sister Listeners.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Why Is It That When White People March in Cape Town, Police Chill?

[Daily Maverick] Under the 1993 Gatherings Act – yes, one of the many apartheid laws still on democratic South Africa’s statute books – police are part of the permission granting process for marches and have a duty to protect marchers and monitor the s…

[Daily Maverick] Under the 1993 Gatherings Act - yes, one of the many apartheid laws still on democratic South Africa's statute books - police are part of the permission granting process for marches and have a duty to protect marchers and monitor the situation, stepping in if there is an imminent threat to life. The SAPS must facilitate the right to peaceful protest. So where were they in Cape Town on Friday?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tough Times for Sumgong After Positive Doping Test

[Nation] Jemimah Sumgong’s world collapsed on Friday after news she had tested positive for a banned performance-enhancing substance EPO but the Olympic champion maintained her innocence saying she “trains hard.”

[Nation] Jemimah Sumgong's world collapsed on Friday after news she had tested positive for a banned performance-enhancing substance EPO but the Olympic champion maintained her innocence saying she "trains hard."

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘Horrible Attack’ Sends Thousands Fleeing Across Border – UN

[UN News] Host communities and aid agencies in Uganda are struggling to feed and shelter new refugees who have been displaced following a spike in violence in parts of neighbouring South Sudan’s Eastern Equatoria province, the United Nations refugee ag…

[UN News] Host communities and aid agencies in Uganda are struggling to feed and shelter new refugees who have been displaced following a spike in violence in parts of neighbouring South Sudan's Eastern Equatoria province, the United Nations refugee agency said today.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

No Plans for Zuma to Step Down – Ruling Party

[News24Wire] The only place President Jacob Zuma is going is a long list of official engagements, after the African National Congress said there were no plans for him to step down after Friday’s nationwide protests.

[News24Wire] The only place President Jacob Zuma is going is a long list of official engagements, after the African National Congress said there were no plans for him to step down after Friday's nationwide protests.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kathrada Memorial Organisers Go to Court Over Fears ANCYL Will Target Gordhan

[News24Wire] Organisers of a memorial service for ANC stalwart Ahmed Kathrada, scheduled to take place in Durban this Sunday, say they fear keynote speaker Pravin Gordhan may be targeted by the ANC Youth League.

[News24Wire] Organisers of a memorial service for ANC stalwart Ahmed Kathrada, scheduled to take place in Durban this Sunday, say they fear keynote speaker Pravin Gordhan may be targeted by the ANC Youth League.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Over One Million Liberians Suffering From Depression

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Depression is said to be on the increase in Liberia. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), this is due to lack of post-war counseling and the effects of the Ebola Virus Disease.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Depression is said to be on the increase in Liberia. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), this is due to lack of post-war counseling and the effects of the Ebola Virus Disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia