CAR Refugee Influx Triggers HIV, Humanitarian Crises

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -MORE than 140 000 civilians have fled Central African Republic to the equally-troubled Democratic Republic of Congo, triggering a severe humanitarian and health emergency. The refugees have fled deadly clashes between the pro-Muslim Seleka rebels and pro Christian anti-Balaka to settle in the North Ubangi and Bas-Uélé Provinces in the neighbouring country that is suffering its militancy problems of its own. There is a great deal of concern about the massive displacement of populations and the

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -MORE than 140 000 civilians have fled Central African Republic to the equally-troubled Democratic Republic of Congo, triggering a severe humanitarian and health emergency. The refugees have fled deadly clashes between the pro-Muslim Seleka rebels and pro Christian anti-Balaka to settle in the North Ubangi and Bas-Uélé Provinces in the neighbouring country that is suffering its militancy problems of its own. There is a great deal of concern about the massive displacement of populations and the

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Manji Due in Court Again September 25

[Daily News] PROMINENT businessman Yusuf Manji, who is charged with consumption of the narcotic drug heroin, is scheduled to enter the witness box at the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam next Monday, to give his defence testimony.

[Daily News] PROMINENT businessman Yusuf Manji, who is charged with consumption of the narcotic drug heroin, is scheduled to enter the witness box at the Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in Dar es Salaam next Monday, to give his defence testimony.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Attempted Murder Accused Remanded in Custody

[SAPS] A 24-year-old attempted murder accused, Matthew Benson was remanded in custody until Friday, 22 September 2017 for formal bail application after a brief appearance in the Brits Magistrates’ Court today.

[SAPS] A 24-year-old attempted murder accused, Matthew Benson was remanded in custody until Friday, 22 September 2017 for formal bail application after a brief appearance in the Brits Magistrates' Court today.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Harambee Starlets Beat Swaziland

[Nation] Harambee Starlets on Monday beat Swaziland 1-0 in their final preliminary match on the ongoing Cosafa Women’s Championship match at the 10,000-seater Luveve Stadium in Bulawayo.

[Nation] Harambee Starlets on Monday beat Swaziland 1-0 in their final preliminary match on the ongoing Cosafa Women's Championship match at the 10,000-seater Luveve Stadium in Bulawayo.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

A Failure to Think – Steve Biko and Rick Turner Frozen in Time

[Daily Maverick] This month we commemorate the 40th anniversary of the murder of Steve Biko. Numerous articles have been written commenting on how relevant his ideas remain. Certainly, his ideas remain critically important, but they must not be allowed…

[Daily Maverick] This month we commemorate the 40th anniversary of the murder of Steve Biko. Numerous articles have been written commenting on how relevant his ideas remain. Certainly, his ideas remain critically important, but they must not be allowed to remain frozen in time or we allow the apartheid state an important victory.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cornered Revenue Chief Risks Total Exposure

[Daily Maverick] On Monday, SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane, barely able to contain his rage, denounced KPMG SA for retracting on Friday the findings and recommendations of its 2014 report into an alleged SARS rogue unit. But instead of lambasting KPMG fo…

[Daily Maverick] On Monday, SARS Commissioner Tom Moyane, barely able to contain his rage, denounced KPMG SA for retracting on Friday the findings and recommendations of its 2014 report into an alleged SARS rogue unit. But instead of lambasting KPMG for selling SARS a legally dodgy R23-million dud based on a bad copy-and-paste job and which was later used as a political blunt instrument, Moyane claimed the report and its findings as solid and, most important, an opinion SARS had bought and owned, no matter that KPMG Intern

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Mugabe Joins UN Debate

[The Herald] President Mugabe will join other Heads of State and Government as the General Debate to the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly officially opens today. The President, who is being accompanied by Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumb…

[The Herald] President Mugabe will join other Heads of State and Government as the General Debate to the 72nd Session of the UN General Assembly officially opens today. The President, who is being accompanied by Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi and Industry and Commerce Minister Mike Bimha is expected to address the UN General Assembly this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Combat Members Arrest Two Suspects and Seize Firearms and Ammunition On Cape Flats

[SAPS] Efforts by Operation Combat members to rid the streets of the Cape of illegal and prohibited firearms, is gaining momentum. Today B Shift members on patrol on Landowne Road in Phillipi East, spotted a suspicious looking male who upon seeing the …

[SAPS] Efforts by Operation Combat members to rid the streets of the Cape of illegal and prohibited firearms, is gaining momentum. Today B Shift members on patrol on Landowne Road in Phillipi East, spotted a suspicious looking male who upon seeing the police, started running. The 26-year-old was pursued and found in possession of a 6.35 mm pistol (with no serial number), a magazine and ammunition. He was arrested and charged with illegal possession of prohibited firearm and ammunition. He will appear in court soo

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Exposés About South Africa’s Deputy President Point to Ulterior Motives

[The Conversation Africa] The recent media “revelations” about South Africa’s Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s several alleged extramarital affairs are the classic approach to creating doubt about a prominent person’s integrity.

[The Conversation Africa] The recent media "revelations" about South Africa's Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's several alleged extramarital affairs are the classic approach to creating doubt about a prominent person's integrity.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa