South Africa’s ANC Chooses Pragmatism Over Corruption

[Deutsche Welle] South Africa’s ruling ANC party has chosen Cyril Ramaphosa to replace Jacob Zuma as its party president. The choice of the former Nelson Mandela confidant is a lesser evil, says DW’s Claus Stäcker.

[Deutsche Welle] South Africa's ruling ANC party has chosen Cyril Ramaphosa to replace Jacob Zuma as its party president. The choice of the former Nelson Mandela confidant is a lesser evil, says DW's Claus Stäcker.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Doccie Zooms in On Natural History of Namib Desert

[Namibian] Namibia presents its Unesco Natural Heritage in a unique way by means of a splendid new nature documentary, ‘Namib – Surviving the Sand Sea’, which explores from a scientific perspective life in one of the driest places on Earth, the hyper-a…

[Namibian] Namibia presents its Unesco Natural Heritage in a unique way by means of a splendid new nature documentary, 'Namib - Surviving the Sand Sea', which explores from a scientific perspective life in one of the driest places on Earth, the hyper-arid Namib Desert with its diverse adaptations of the flora and fauna.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

New Species of Caecilian Confirmed in Seychelles

[Seychelles News Agency] The number of endemic caecilians in the country has increased from six to seven as researchers confirmed a new species in the 115-island archipelago in the western Indian Ocean.

[Seychelles News Agency] The number of endemic caecilians in the country has increased from six to seven as researchers confirmed a new species in the 115-island archipelago in the western Indian Ocean.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Calls for Protests As Kabila Clings to Power One Year On

[Deutsche Welle] Joseph Kabila was supposed to step down as president of DR Congo in December 19, 2016. On the anniversary of that date, the country is bracing for more opposition protests calling for Kabila to go.

[Deutsche Welle] Joseph Kabila was supposed to step down as president of DR Congo in December 19, 2016. On the anniversary of that date, the country is bracing for more opposition protests calling for Kabila to go.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

New Desert Documentary Shows Why Namib Sand Sea Is a World Heritage Site

[Namibia Economist] A New Nature Documentary , ‘Namibia Surviving the Sand Sea’, which explores from a scientific perspective, the diverse adaptations of the flora and fauna found in the Namib Desert, is how Namibia presents the UNESCO Natural Heritage.

[Namibia Economist] A New Nature Documentary , 'Namibia Surviving the Sand Sea', which explores from a scientific perspective, the diverse adaptations of the flora and fauna found in the Namib Desert, is how Namibia presents the UNESCO Natural Heritage.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Courts to Keep Check On GBV Cases Over Festive Season

[New Era] Windhoek -A dedicated court team has been identified and will be available to assist any victim of domestic or gender-based violence outside of the normal court day, at the respective courts all over Namibia, the Office of the Judiciary annou…

[New Era] Windhoek -A dedicated court team has been identified and will be available to assist any victim of domestic or gender-based violence outside of the normal court day, at the respective courts all over Namibia, the Office of the Judiciary announced yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Errant Cops to Personally Pay Legal Suit

[New Era] Windhoek -Judge Thomas Masuku found two police officers guilty of abusing their powers and on Monday ordered them to pay the cost of the matter on an attorney and client scale.

[New Era] Windhoek -Judge Thomas Masuku found two police officers guilty of abusing their powers and on Monday ordered them to pay the cost of the matter on an attorney and client scale.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

R20 000 Offered for Club Owner’s Murder, Court Hears in Underworld Case

[News24Wire] Two “individuals” would have been paid R10 000 each if they killed a prominent Cape Town club owner, using a specially-provided semi-automatic firearm and a revolver, a court heard on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Two "individuals" would have been paid R10 000 each if they killed a prominent Cape Town club owner, using a specially-provided semi-automatic firearm and a revolver, a court heard on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa