[Monitor] Kampala -Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi Wine, was yesterday blocked by police from delivering his letter to police to notify them of his plan to lead countrywide peaceful demonstrations against police brutality.
[News24Wire] A “full-scale investigation” into allegations against Professional Protective Alternatives (PPA) and the Clifton Fourth Beach furore is still under way after the Private Security Industry Regulatory Authority (Psira) received additional statements from eyewitnesses and “complainants with intimate information”.
[News24Wire] An 11-year-old girl has proved to be her brother’s keeper after rescuing him from drowning in a pool in West Riding, Cape Town, on Friday.
[Nation] Five of the country’s beaches — Diani, Mombasa, Watamu, Chale Island and Shela — featured in the Top 50 African Beaches Category by Flightnetwork.com, an online travel publication.
A BIT like President Donald Trump, Tanzania’s president, John Magufuli, likes to fire employees on television. In November Mr Magafuli used a live broadcast from a small town in the north of the country summarily to dismiss two officials after they failed to remember instantly details in their budgets.
[GroundUp] Former South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) Chief Executive Officer, Thokozani Magwaza, told a hearing on Friday that Social Development Minister, Bathabile Dlamini’s “workstreams” had hindered the day-to-day operations of SASSA. She had set up these workstreams so that SASSA could take over the payment of social grants from a private company.
[News24Wire] Two pilots have escaped injury after the plane they were in crashed on Illovo Beach on Saturday morning.
[News24Wire] The City of Cape Town has warned that the consumption of alcohol on its beaches and public areas will not be tolerated.
[Egypt Online] President Abdel Fattah El Sisi received on Saturday 16/12/2017 French Defense Minister Florence Parly in presence of Minister of Defense and Military Production Sedki Sobhi.
[Nation] Snakes hardly conjure up the image of making a living but for Haji Mwachambuli, 29, snake- charming has been his source of livelihood for the last 20 years.