Basketball – Coach Drops Another Four Players

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Senior Males National Basketball Team coach, the American William Bryant Voigt, has announced his latest discards from the squad that will this Friday start the fight to qualify for the world championship, set for China in 2019.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Senior Males National Basketball Team coach, the American William Bryant Voigt, has announced his latest discards from the squad that will this Friday start the fight to qualify for the world championship, set for China in 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Shack Growth Overtakes Property Ownership

[New Era] Windhoek -The pace at which the number of people living in shacks is increasing, especially in urban areas, is frightening compared to the growth rate of conventional house ownership.

[New Era] Windhoek -The pace at which the number of people living in shacks is increasing, especially in urban areas, is frightening compared to the growth rate of conventional house ownership.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

County Officials Step Up Security Ahead of Inauguration

[Nation] Security chiefs from Kisumu, Kericho and Nandi counties have joined forces to ensure peace and security before and after the swearing-in of President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday.

[Nation] Security chiefs from Kisumu, Kericho and Nandi counties have joined forces to ensure peace and security before and after the swearing-in of President Uhuru Kenyatta on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

No Revisionism On Zimbabwe, Please!

[Fahamu] In the wake of the evolving military coup d’état in Zimbabwe this past week, there is already a concerted effort by some in the media in Britain to begin to construct a totally distorted narrative of the relationship between Britain and Robert Mugabe since 1980. The following essay, “Britain, Mugabe, Zimbabwe, Africa”, written in July 2008 and published as chapter 15 in my Readings from Reading: Essays on African Politics, Genocide, Literature (2011: 95-100), is reissued here, unedited, in response

[Fahamu] In the wake of the evolving military coup d'état in Zimbabwe this past week, there is already a concerted effort by some in the media in Britain to begin to construct a totally distorted narrative of the relationship between Britain and Robert Mugabe since 1980. The following essay, "Britain, Mugabe, Zimbabwe, Africa", written in July 2008 and published as chapter 15 in my Readings from Reading: Essays on African Politics, Genocide, Literature (2011: 95-100), is reissued here, unedited, in response

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Robert Mugabe – A Political Epitaph

[Fahamu] He is an emblematic, historical figure. He is a giant, whose boot steps inaugurated a revolutionary era in the early years – boots that, sadly, became too heavy for him, and too painful for the ordinary people for whose liberation he had fought.

[Fahamu] He is an emblematic, historical figure. He is a giant, whose boot steps inaugurated a revolutionary era in the early years - boots that, sadly, became too heavy for him, and too painful for the ordinary people for whose liberation he had fought.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

What Is Behind the Military Coup in Zimbabwe?

[Fahamu] President Mugabe blundered in not arranging an orderly transition to a successor while he was in a stronger political position. That failure left the door open for schemers like Emerson Mnangagwa and General Chiwenga. The coup was organized ov…

[Fahamu] President Mugabe blundered in not arranging an orderly transition to a successor while he was in a stronger political position. That failure left the door open for schemers like Emerson Mnangagwa and General Chiwenga. The coup was organized over many months to establish a transitional government that would include the opposition.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe