[allAfrica] Cape Town -Stuart Baxter has officially announced his resignation as Bafana Bafana coach, IOL reports. The 65-year-old made the statement after calling for an urgent press conference, saying he felt compelled to leave the team as it would enter a new cycle which included the Africa Cup of Nations and World Cup Qualifiers.
[This Day] The Executive Secretary of National Commission for Nomadic Education, Prof.
ASENIOR POLICEMANin Kenya was recently sentenced to death for torturing and killing a prisoner who had been brought into a police station near Nairobi, Kenya’s capital, after drunkenly brawling with his wife. The policeman had thrashed him with a metal pipe, dunked his head in a drum of water and then, after the man had died, claimed he had been beaten by another prisoner, who was initially charged with the murder.
[VOA] A Kenyan court has halted construction of what would be the country’s first coal plant. The National Environment Tribunal found the process of awarding a license for the plant was irregular and lacked effective public participation. Environmentalists had gone to court opposing the plant, which they said is unnecessary.
[allAfrica] Durban -Ahead of the 9th SA AIDS Conference, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) shared their success with its ‘Bending the Curves’ project. Started in 2011 before the 90-90-90 targets were set by UNAIDS, it aims to bend the curves of new HIV infections, HIV-related illnesses and deaths. Findings from a follow-up survey of the community-based HIV/TB project in Eshowe, KwaZulu Natal, shows that the project has achieved the UNAIDS targets of 90-90-90 one year ahead of the 2020 deadline.
IF THE PAST is any guide, there is nothing Donald Trump likes more than seeing his name in big gold letters on a real-estate project. Predictably, then, America’s president was pleased when Israel’s prime minister, Binyamin Netanyahu, unveiled the gilded sign for Trump Heights (pictured) on June 16th.
LIKE ISAIAH BERLIN’S hedgehogs, who knew one big thing, John Magufuli, Tanzania’s president, sees economic growth through a single prism: the state, and the state alone, delivers prosperity. Cash has been poured into Air Tanzania, the loss-making state-owned airline, which has recently bought half-a-dozen new planes, including a Boeing 787 Dreamliner
[New Zimbabwe] AMID arrests and rumours of impending protests, the Zimbabwe Human Rights NGO (Forum) has denied reports it was behind a plot to unconstitutionally push President Emmerson Mnangagwa out of power.
[Premium Times] Every day, many across the globe struggle to feed themselves and their children.
[Zimbabwe Independent] ENERGY minister Fortune Chasi (FC) took his oath of office this week, promising to tackle the electricity crisis head-on. His appointment comes at a time power utility Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (Zesa) has embarked on crippling load-shedding amid dwindling water levels at Kariba Dam, while regional power suppliers like Eskom are threatening to cut Zimbabwe off, owing to a US$83 million debt