Felix Tshisekedi Ready to Stand Back

[Daily Maverick] The DRC presidential candidate has been in South Africa to urge Pretoria to ensure the December elections are free and fair. Felix Tshisekedi thinks he could be “the saviour of the Congo.” But he also says he is prepared to stand down …

[Daily Maverick] The DRC presidential candidate has been in South Africa to urge Pretoria to ensure the December elections are free and fair. Felix Tshisekedi thinks he could be "the saviour of the Congo." But he also says he is prepared to stand down for another opposition candidate in the December 23 2018 elections, if that will serve his country better.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Mo Ibrahim Foundation Announces the 2018 Ibrahim Leadership Fellows from Ghana, South Africa and Tunisia

[Mo Ibrahim Foundation] London -The Mo Ibrahim Foundation is proud to announce the 2018 intake of selected Ibrahim Leadership Fellows, who will make up the programme’s sixth cohort. The incoming Fellows are Valeria Bempomaah Mensah (Ghana) who will joi…

[Mo Ibrahim Foundation] London -The Mo Ibrahim Foundation is proud to announce the 2018 intake of selected Ibrahim Leadership Fellows, who will make up the programme's sixth cohort. The incoming Fellows are Valeria Bempomaah Mensah (Ghana) who will join the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA), Zukiswa Mqolomba (South Africa) who will join the African Development Bank (AfDB) and Ines Ayari (Tunisia) who will join the International Trade Centre (ITC).

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Lüderitz to Host Open Karate Championship

[New Era] Lüderitz -More than 450 karatekas from five countries will converge at the southern coastal town of Lüderitz for the much anticipated Open Karate Championships, taking place from August 23-25.

[New Era] Lüderitz -More than 450 karatekas from five countries will converge at the southern coastal town of Lüderitz for the much anticipated Open Karate Championships, taking place from August 23-25.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Shack Dwellers Make Strides in Housing Provision

[Namibian] The Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) continues to change the lives of its members by providing housing, one brick at a time, with 4 800 houses having been constructed under the programme as at December 2017.

[Namibian] The Shack Dwellers Federation of Namibia (SDFN) continues to change the lives of its members by providing housing, one brick at a time, with 4 800 houses having been constructed under the programme as at December 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Court Postpones Case Against Five Men Accused of Raping Woman, Setting Her and Friend On Fire

[News24Wire] Judge Ramarumo Monama on Wednesday lambasted counsel representing five men accused of raping Jeanette Cindi several times, and then setting her and her friend, Lungelo Buthelezi, alight.

[News24Wire] Judge Ramarumo Monama on Wednesday lambasted counsel representing five men accused of raping Jeanette Cindi several times, and then setting her and her friend, Lungelo Buthelezi, alight.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

As Security Companies and Guards Face Off, a Wave of Crime Hits Cash Vans

[Daily Maverick] Less than a month after police bosses declared their preparedness to tackle cash-in-transit robbers, attacks on CIT vehicles continue as industry players challenge claims they are not doing enough to ensure the safety of drivers.

[Daily Maverick] Less than a month after police bosses declared their preparedness to tackle cash-in-transit robbers, attacks on CIT vehicles continue as industry players challenge claims they are not doing enough to ensure the safety of drivers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Serial Rapist Jailed for 60 Years

[New Era] Windhoek -Windhoek High Court Judge Alfred Siboleka on Monday sentenced a man convicted of eight counts of rape near the Katutura Intermediate Hospital during 2010 to 120 years behind bars.

[New Era] Windhoek -Windhoek High Court Judge Alfred Siboleka on Monday sentenced a man convicted of eight counts of rape near the Katutura Intermediate Hospital during 2010 to 120 years behind bars.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Govt Officials Urged to Consult Media Outlets More

[ANGOP] Huambo -The media is in the current reality of Angola a necessary tool that government officials need to consult more to improve their performance, said on Tuesday the Mass Media minister, João Melo.

[ANGOP] Huambo -The media is in the current reality of Angola a necessary tool that government officials need to consult more to improve their performance, said on Tuesday the Mass Media minister, João Melo.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola