Revisiting the Lives of Ethiopian Freed Prisoners. Are They Really Free?

[Addis Standard] Looking at the lives of Ethiopians who were once incarcerated for no sufficient reasons then “freed” from prisons often after arduous court battles, such as the case for Zone9 blogging collective in which I was one, or many others whos…

[Addis Standard] Looking at the lives of Ethiopians who were once incarcerated for no sufficient reasons then "freed" from prisons often after arduous court battles, such as the case for Zone9 blogging collective in which I was one, or many others whose trumped up charges fail the smell test, or those who finish serving their sentences and are eventually released, I fall short of sufficiently expressing how overwhelming my emotions are. It often leaves me with a combined feeling of ruefulness, hopelessness, frustration and

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Alarm At Seabed Destruction From SA Phosphate Mining

[Daily Maverick] If you imagine fish as birds of the ocean, they fly through forests and over fields which grow in the rich soil of the continental shelf. Just as on land, it’s Earth teeming with roots and creatures that form the base of the sea’s food…

[Daily Maverick] If you imagine fish as birds of the ocean, they fly through forests and over fields which grow in the rich soil of the continental shelf. Just as on land, it's Earth teeming with roots and creatures that form the base of the sea's food web and upon which its health depends. Around South Africa's coasts, that could soon change writes DON PINNOCK.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

How Metrorail Treats Commuters

[GroundUp] Gareth Dawson travels by train to his job at the University of Cape Town (UCT) daily. He has to use the Southern line and gets off at Rosebank. This is what happened to him on Monday.

[GroundUp] Gareth Dawson travels by train to his job at the University of Cape Town (UCT) daily. He has to use the Southern line and gets off at Rosebank. This is what happened to him on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mannetti Adds New Faces Ahead of Clash

[New Era] Windhoek -Adding more firepower in front of goal and making sure ball possession is maintained at all times will be key when Namibia’s Brave Warriors confront the Warriors of Zimbabwe in the Dr Hage Geingob Cup at the Sam Nujoma Stadium this …

[New Era] Windhoek -Adding more firepower in front of goal and making sure ball possession is maintained at all times will be key when Namibia's Brave Warriors confront the Warriors of Zimbabwe in the Dr Hage Geingob Cup at the Sam Nujoma Stadium this Saturday at 16h00.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Minister Malusi Gigaba Requests Inquiry Into Tax Administration and Governance At SARS

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba has approached President Jacob Zuma for an urgent establishment of an inquiry into the tax administration and governance of the South African Revenue Service (SARS). The President has acceded to the re…

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Finance Malusi Gigaba has approached President Jacob Zuma for an urgent establishment of an inquiry into the tax administration and governance of the South African Revenue Service (SARS). The President has acceded to the request. The Commission will be established soon and its details will be released in due course. The Minister has informed the SARS Commissioner of this proposed inquiry and the Commissioner has expressed his support for it and willingness to cooperate.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Museveni, Magufuli to Break Ground for Oil Pipeline in Masaka

[Monitor] Kampala -Tanzanian President John Magufuli is expected in the country on Thursday on a three-day state visit during which, together with President Museveni, are scheduled to lay foundation stone to symbolise start of the construction of the p…

[Monitor] Kampala -Tanzanian President John Magufuli is expected in the country on Thursday on a three-day state visit during which, together with President Museveni, are scheduled to lay foundation stone to symbolise start of the construction of the proposed East African Crude Oil Pipeline (Eacop).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Othithiya to Boost Tourism in Omuthiya

[New Era] Omuthiya -The cool breeze off the natural spring water accompanied by the fresh smell with an adorable sunset view are what best describe Othithiya in Omuthiya town.

[New Era] Omuthiya -The cool breeze off the natural spring water accompanied by the fresh smell with an adorable sunset view are what best describe Othithiya in Omuthiya town.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

#RIPWahomeGakuru – Tributes Meet News of Gakuru’s Passing

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Leaders from across the political divide have mourned the death of Nyeri Governor Wahome Gakuru in a grisly road accident on the Thika-Murang’a Highway.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Leaders from across the political divide have mourned the death of Nyeri Governor Wahome Gakuru in a grisly road accident on the Thika-Murang'a Highway.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sokoto State Govt Trains 79 Local Miners to Take Over Govt Mining Sites – Official

[Daily Trust] Sokoto state government has sponsored the training of no fewer than 79 local miners to acquire modern skills to takeover several Federal Government mining sites in the state.

[Daily Trust] Sokoto state government has sponsored the training of no fewer than 79 local miners to acquire modern skills to takeover several Federal Government mining sites in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria