‘Killing of PM’s Wife Was Attempt to Stop Inauguration’

[Lesotho Times] ALL Basotho Convention (ABC) Youth League President Taelo Ntsokotsane says the killing of Prime Minister Thomas Thabane’s wife, Lipolelo Thabane, last week was a last ditch effort by the premier’s enemies to stop his inauguration.

[Lesotho Times] ALL Basotho Convention (ABC) Youth League President Taelo Ntsokotsane says the killing of Prime Minister Thomas Thabane's wife, Lipolelo Thabane, last week was a last ditch effort by the premier's enemies to stop his inauguration.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Drug Enforcement Agency Seizes 2,127Kg of Indian Hemp

[Daily Trust] Abeokuta -The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Ogun State has disclosed that a total of 2,126.54 kilogrammes of Indian hemp and 8.67 kilogrammes of psychotropic substances have been seized between January and June.

[Daily Trust] Abeokuta -The National Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA) in Ogun State has disclosed that a total of 2,126.54 kilogrammes of Indian hemp and 8.67 kilogrammes of psychotropic substances have been seized between January and June.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ghana President Expected Today

President Edgar Lungu’s international stock is rising with Ghanaian President Nana Akufo Addo joining the growing list of international Heads of State visiting Zambia. Ado will be in Zambia in a three day state visit that will see him grace … Continued

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President Edgar Lungu’s international stock is rising with Ghanaian President Nana Akufo Addo joining the growing list of international Heads of State visiting Zambia. Ado will be in Zambia in a three day state visit that will see him grace this weekend’s International Trade Fair in Ndola. Last week President hosted Rwandan President Paul Kagame joining the list of others that have been to Zambia. Other notable visitors rae Faure Gnassingbé of Togo, Rajaonarimampianina of Madagascar, Yoweri Museveni of Uganda and Robert Mugabe of Zimbabwe. President Lungu has also been visited by King Mswati, Uhuru Kenyata and Hage Geingob among others. The post Ghana President Expected Today appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Man Accused of Murdering Eskom Employee Expected in Court

[News24Wire] A man who was arrested in connection with the murder of Eskom employee, Thembisile Yende, is expected to appear at the Springs Magistrate’s Court on Monday.

[News24Wire] A man who was arrested in connection with the murder of Eskom employee, Thembisile Yende, is expected to appear at the Springs Magistrate's Court on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Geographic Genteelisms – How We Use Geography to Hide Our Prejudice

[Daily Trust] The place of euphemism or genteelism, that is, intentionally indirect expressions that help us avoid causing offense or saying uncomfortable facts, is well-established in language use. But scholars of language have ignored a more subtle s…

[Daily Trust] The place of euphemism or genteelism, that is, intentionally indirect expressions that help us avoid causing offense or saying uncomfortable facts, is well-established in language use. But scholars of language have ignored a more subtle sort of genteelism, which is the use of geographic labels to give cover to our prejudices, to help us make willfully opaque references to ethnicity and race. I call this geographic or cartographicgenteelisms.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fire Destroys Livelihoods At Sefika

[Lesotho Times] WITH a blaze gutting five vendors’ shacks at Sefika bus stop in Maseru on Sunday, the need for the improvement of fire prevention and fighting procedures to protect lives and businesses has once again come to the fore.

[Lesotho Times] WITH a blaze gutting five vendors' shacks at Sefika bus stop in Maseru on Sunday, the need for the improvement of fire prevention and fighting procedures to protect lives and businesses has once again come to the fore.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho