[VOA] Khartoum -Thousands of people marched in Khartoum and other Sudanese cities Monday to mark the October 1964 uprising that ended the dictatorship of Ibrahim Aboud. The protesters, however, focused on the present, and made demands that stem from the recent ouster of former leader Omar al-Bashir.
[News24Wire] Convicted rapist Nicholas Ninow, while testifying in mitigation of his sentence, shirked responsibility for his actions, arguing that if he had been sober he would have never have raped a seven-year-old girl in the bathroom of a Dros restaurant in Pretoria in 2018.
[allAfrica] Cape Town -Cape Town animation studio Triggerfish has added another feather to its cap in the form of an International Emmy Kids Awards nomination for “Zog”, an animated short film for the UK’s Magic Light Pictures.
[News24Wire] From a new music trend to heavier societal issues such as femicide, the Pan SA Language Board (PanSALB) on Wednesday morning announced the term that was foremost in the consciousness of South Africans in 2019.
[New Zimbabwe] University of Zimbabwe (UZ) Wednesday bowed to pressure from medical associations and lifted it’s suspension and dismissal of senior doctors, Bothwell Mbuwayesango and David Chimuka.
[AI London] ‘The absence of credible evidence points to the fact that there is nothing to investigate’ – Seif Magango
[New Zimbabwe] DOCTORS have rejected a 60% increment in allowances offered by government following a bipartite meeting in Harare, Friday.
[Namibian] Farmers in some communities in the northern parts of the country are feeding their livestock with cardboard boxes and crushed branches from trees due to depleted grazing.
[Namibian] Close to 4 000 people died and 38 908 were injured in 23 072 vehicle accidents since 2014.
“RICH AND poor, everyone has a tailor here,” says Olajire Omikunle, a couturier for Nigeria’s powerful. So great is the appeal of a well-cut outfit in Lagos, Nigeria’s commercial centre, that roadside stitchers rove the streets armed with their sewing machines and clicking their large scissors to drum up customers.