Race and Catholicism in South Africa

[Daily Maverick] Framed by the important 1957 Statement on Apartheid of the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference, this article examines race and racism in the church. Having teased out the meaning of race and racism, I document the struggle of …

[Daily Maverick] Framed by the important 1957 Statement on Apartheid of the Southern African Catholic Bishops Conference, this article examines race and racism in the church. Having teased out the meaning of race and racism, I document the struggle of the Catholic church to deal with conscious and unconscious racism in its 19th and 20th Century history.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Cape Water Crisis – Faqs and Honest Answers

[Daily Maverick] In the past weeks I have been inundated with questions about the water crisis in Cape Town and the Western Cape. Here is a summary of the answers to the most frequently asked questions on the topic.

[Daily Maverick] In the past weeks I have been inundated with questions about the water crisis in Cape Town and the Western Cape. Here is a summary of the answers to the most frequently asked questions on the topic.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mutharika Rubbishes Wandale’s ‘Must’ Govt – ‘Am the Only Malawi President, Stop This Nonsense’

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has rubbished the apparent formation of a ‘government’ of United States of Thyolo and Mulanje (Must) by delf-styled supreme leader of People’s Land Organisation (PLO), Vincent Wandale, saying he will not tolerate…

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has rubbished the apparent formation of a 'government' of United States of Thyolo and Mulanje (Must) by delf-styled supreme leader of People's Land Organisation (PLO), Vincent Wandale, saying he will not tolerate that behaviour in the country as he wants to promote national unity.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Exam Desk Sits Empty Following Pupil’s Death

[Nation] An empty desk at the back of a classroom is the only memory of a Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) candidate that lingers in the eyes of his colleagues in a Mombasa school.

[Nation] An empty desk at the back of a classroom is the only memory of a Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) candidate that lingers in the eyes of his colleagues in a Mombasa school.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Commissions Submarines

[Namibian] PRESIDENT Hage Geingob last Friday commissioned two ‘submarine chasers’, the ‘Brukkaros’ and the ‘Daures’, for the Namibian navy at Walvis Bay.

[Namibian] PRESIDENT Hage Geingob last Friday commissioned two 'submarine chasers', the 'Brukkaros' and the 'Daures', for the Namibian navy at Walvis Bay.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

President Kenyatta Mourns Renowned Bishop Korir

[Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta has mourned Bishop Cornelius Korir of the Catholic Diocese of Eldoret, describing him as a great religious leader and an excellent peacemaker.

[Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta has mourned Bishop Cornelius Korir of the Catholic Diocese of Eldoret, describing him as a great religious leader and an excellent peacemaker.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

NUJ Wants Army Captain Disciplined for Allegedly Assaulting Journalist

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, FCT Council, has condemned the recent reported assault on a photojournalist with Daily Trust newspapers, Ikechukwu Ibe, by an Army captain.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Union of Journalists, NUJ, FCT Council, has condemned the recent reported assault on a photojournalist with Daily Trust newspapers, Ikechukwu Ibe, by an Army captain.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria