[News24Wire] Facilities management company Bosasa will be put under the microscope by the Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services, the committee decided on Tuesday.
[News24Wire] Former ANC treasurer general Zweli Mkhize has admitted that the party accepted donations from Bosasa despite public allegations of corruption, including paying bribes for tenders shrouding the Krugersdorp-based firm.
[Guardian] A new report by Save the Children, an international non-governmental organisation that promotes children’s rights, has listed Nigeria among the 10 worst conflict-affected countries, where 100,000 kids died yearly as a result of armed conflicts between 2013 and 2017.
[IRIN] Tripoli -The well-worn description of migrants in Libya is of desperate people trapped in hellish detention centres trying to get to Europe.
[The Conversation Africa] The unveiling of a statue to the Emperor Haile Selassie outside the African Union has stirred up a storm among Ethiopians and Eritreans. Some, including the Rastafarian community who still worship the Emperor as a god, were delighted. Others were furious, recalling his role in the 1973-74 famine or his suppression of Eritrean freedom.
IDRISS DÉBY, Chad’s president, knows better than most how threatening a Toyota pickup truck can be.
IVY RAMAPHOSA is used to visitors. Most weeks callers will knock on the door of her home in Soweto, on the outskirts of Johannesburg. They come trying to reach her brother, Cyril, who moved here with Ivy and their family in 1963, during the apogee of apartheid.
[The Conversation Africa] Women are gaining ground in politics around the world. Last year, the so-called “pink wave” saw a record number of women elected to Congress in the US’s mid-term elections
[Capital FM] Nairobi -Five people have been killed in a plane crash that occurred in Londiani, in the outskirts of Kericho town.
[African Arguments] The Volta region’s contested history as part of Ghana has come to the fore again after a recent referendum.