Hundreds Stranded By Floods in Zambezi

[New Era] Katima Mulilo -The level of the Zambezi River is expected to surpass the six-metre mark before the end of this week. On Tuesday it stood at 5.91metres compared to 4.92 metres during the same period last year, resulting in hundreds of resident…

[New Era] Katima Mulilo -The level of the Zambezi River is expected to surpass the six-metre mark before the end of this week. On Tuesday it stood at 5.91metres compared to 4.92 metres during the same period last year, resulting in hundreds of residents residing in flood-affected areas being stranded.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Vindication of the Rights of Those With Mental Illnesses to Be People

[Daily Maverick] Listening to Justice Moseneke for three hours felt like a form of water torture. I wanted to put a pause on the words that described the multiple and serial human rights violations and assaults. Or perhaps just fast-forward through the…

[Daily Maverick] Listening to Justice Moseneke for three hours felt like a form of water torture. I wanted to put a pause on the words that described the multiple and serial human rights violations and assaults. Or perhaps just fast-forward through the thickets of ugliness and sorrow to get to the end. But this was real time. No such numbing facility existed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Exclusivity Leads to Conflict – Geingob

[New Era] Tsumeb -President Hage Geingob has reminded the nation that prosperity for the majority of citizens is the only insurance to sustainable development, peace and prosperity – and that a country having inequality and a large gulf between the ric…

[New Era] Tsumeb -President Hage Geingob has reminded the nation that prosperity for the majority of citizens is the only insurance to sustainable development, peace and prosperity - and that a country having inequality and a large gulf between the rich and the poor cannot be successful.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

The Fake Assassination Attempt Against Angola’s Vice-President

[Maka] Why does the president of the Republic, João Lourenço, allow his government to be tarnished with fabricated accusations regarding the supposed attempted murder of his vice-president in the first months of his term? Why would the president allow the National Police and the Criminal Investigation Service (SIC) to use a machete as an official torture tool? Why does the president allow the judicial system, especially SIC, to be so inhumane, specializing in forging absurd evidence and incarceratin

[Maka] Why does the president of the Republic, João Lourenço, allow his government to be tarnished with fabricated accusations regarding the supposed attempted murder of his vice-president in the first months of his term? Why would the president allow the National Police and the Criminal Investigation Service (SIC) to use a machete as an official torture tool? Why does the president allow the judicial system, especially SIC, to be so inhumane, specializing in forging absurd evidence and incarceratin

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

A Reflection – Nowhere to Hide in Race and Land Debate in SA

[Daily Maverick] Now that Jacob Zuma has fallen and is finally facing charges, a new wave of debate has been resurrected. A myriad political deadlocks inspire old debates on race and land. But this time, a country is forced to face itself. By NKATEKO M…

[Daily Maverick] Now that Jacob Zuma has fallen and is finally facing charges, a new wave of debate has been resurrected. A myriad political deadlocks inspire old debates on race and land. But this time, a country is forced to face itself. By NKATEKO MABASA.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mbudziyadhura Revisits Hilarious ‘Gringo’ Scenes

[The Herald] When Mbudziyadhura joined comic series “Gringo”, his name should have prepared viewers for a funny character. Whatever inspired writer of the series Enock Chihombori to come up with such a name must have bordered on some elements of mischi…

[The Herald] When Mbudziyadhura joined comic series "Gringo", his name should have prepared viewers for a funny character. Whatever inspired writer of the series Enock Chihombori to come up with such a name must have bordered on some elements of mischief -- which is common in comedy -- and need to attract viewers' attention to the new face on screen.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe