Court Judgments Will Not Affect Conference – Spokesperson

[News24Wire] The recent court judgments against provincial and regional ANC executives will not affect 90% of the delegates at the party’s elective conference, spokesperson Zizi Kodwa says.

[News24Wire] The recent court judgments against provincial and regional ANC executives will not affect 90% of the delegates at the party's elective conference, spokesperson Zizi Kodwa says.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Boyfriend for Hire’ Offers Services to Single Women Travelling Upcountry

[Nairobi News] A Kenyan man is offering escort services to single Nairobi women who need a boyfriend for hire while visiting their relatives upcountry during the Christmas festivities.

[Nairobi News] A Kenyan man is offering escort services to single Nairobi women who need a boyfriend for hire while visiting their relatives upcountry during the Christmas festivities.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Don’t Deify Me, Says President

[The Herald] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has deplored the singing of songs that idolise him, saying he preferred that people sing the national anthem or liberation war songs. He said this while opening the Zanu-PF Extraordinary Congress held at Robert…

[The Herald] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has deplored the singing of songs that idolise him, saying he preferred that people sing the national anthem or liberation war songs. He said this while opening the Zanu-PF Extraordinary Congress held at Robert Mugabe Square in Harare yesterday. President Mnangagwa said his presidency was for all Zimbabweans irrespective of race, colour or creed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Giant Rats Increase Their Attack On Tuberculosis in Tanzania

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -The use of giant rats to sniff out the potentially deadly disease tuberculosis (TB) in Tanzania is set to nearly double by the end of the year due to successful detection rates, a charity who trains them said on T…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] New York -The use of giant rats to sniff out the potentially deadly disease tuberculosis (TB) in Tanzania is set to nearly double by the end of the year due to successful detection rates, a charity who trains them said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Who Is Going to Replace South African President Jacob Zuma As ANC Party Leader?

[Deutsche Welle] South Africa’s deeply divided ruling African National Congress (ANC) is set to vote for a new party leader. The party of freedom icon Nelson Mandela has been embroiled in a bitter battle over who will replace Jacob Zuma.

[Deutsche Welle] South Africa's deeply divided ruling African National Congress (ANC) is set to vote for a new party leader. The party of freedom icon Nelson Mandela has been embroiled in a bitter battle over who will replace Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bottled Water and the Drought

[GroundUp] Cape Town’s municipal water quality is excellent. In normal times there is no good reason to buy bottled water, but these are not normal times. As Day Zero approaches — the hopefully avoided day when water no longer flows from the city’s ta…

[GroundUp] Cape Town's municipal water quality is excellent. In normal times there is no good reason to buy bottled water, but these are not normal times. As Day Zero approaches -- the hopefully avoided day when water no longer flows from the city's taps -- many people are understandably stocking up on bottled water.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sino-Ethiopia Ties Hailed As Role Model for South-South Cooperation

[Focac] Addis Ababa -The newly appointed Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia Tan Jian said the partnership between Ethiopia and China could be seen as a role model for the South-South cooperation.

[Focac] Addis Ababa -The newly appointed Chinese Ambassador to Ethiopia Tan Jian said the partnership between Ethiopia and China could be seen as a role model for the South-South cooperation.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia