Cosatu Protest – Future of the Alliance On the Line

[Daily Maverick] Cosatu will on Wednesday lead marches across the country against state capture. As the federation, along with the SACP, further confronts the corruption exacerbated under Zuma’s government, the future of the tripartite alliance hangs i…

[Daily Maverick] Cosatu will on Wednesday lead marches across the country against state capture. As the federation, along with the SACP, further confronts the corruption exacerbated under Zuma's government, the future of the tripartite alliance hangs in the balance. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Church, Colonialism and Mission – Two Hundred Years of Catholicism in South Africa

[Daily Maverick] Although the Catholic Church started out in South Africa at a decided disadvantage compared to the other European-founded churches, its status as a latecomer and sometime victim of social discrimination did not significantly alter its …

[Daily Maverick] Although the Catholic Church started out in South Africa at a decided disadvantage compared to the other European-founded churches, its status as a latecomer and sometime victim of social discrimination did not significantly alter its subsequent position in - and on - the colonial system. Very quickly it adapted itself to the 19th century southern African culture, in effect creating two "churches" - the church of the colonists and the church of African missions. This split shaped the first 150 years of Cat

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Jeff Radebe – Launch of NDP Learner Debate Competition

[Govt of SA] Keynote address by the honourable Jeff Radebe, MP, Minister in The Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation; at the Launch of the NDP Learner Debate Competition, GCIS, Pretoria

[Govt of SA] Keynote address by the honourable Jeff Radebe, MP, Minister in The Presidency for Planning, Monitoring and Evaluation; at the Launch of the NDP Learner Debate Competition, GCIS, Pretoria

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Chaos in Parliament As Minister, 25 MPs Suspended

[Monitor] Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has suspended a minister and 25 legislators who allegedly participated in the Tuesday fracas that forced her to adjourn the Sitting to Wednesday.

[Monitor] Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has suspended a minister and 25 legislators who allegedly participated in the Tuesday fracas that forced her to adjourn the Sitting to Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Traffic Police Rile Ndola Residents

[Zambia Reports] Traffic police officers were back in bad light with a runaway motorist hitting and killing a pedestrian whilst running away from over-zealous law enforcement officers.

[Zambia Reports] Traffic police officers were back in bad light with a runaway motorist hitting and killing a pedestrian whilst running away from over-zealous law enforcement officers.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Trade Deficit Narrows by 27% in 8 Months

[The Source] Zimbabwe’s trade deficit narrowed by 27 percent to $1,3 billion in the first eight months of the year, after exports increased by 48 percent, latest trade data from the statistics agency shows.

[The Source] Zimbabwe's trade deficit narrowed by 27 percent to $1,3 billion in the first eight months of the year, after exports increased by 48 percent, latest trade data from the statistics agency shows.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

To End Everyday Sexism

[Ethiopian Herald] Very recently while I was scrolling through my Facebook page I came across a very interesting feminist campaign hash -tag Pagume Activism Setawi Pagume Pagume movement Everyday sexism Le- kefan and many related hash-tag march against…

[Ethiopian Herald] Very recently while I was scrolling through my Facebook page I came across a very interesting feminist campaign hash -tag Pagume Activism Setawi Pagume Pagume movement Everyday sexism Le- kefan and many related hash-tag march against gender bias, calling out all issues of everyday sexism in Ethiopia into mainstream social attention using the five days of Pagume.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia