news From All Africa
- South Africa: How History Textbooks Can Be Used to Build Childrens' Empathy[The Conversation Africa] In the 21 years since apartheid was scrapped in South Africa there has been a great deal of discussion about how the country can heal and progress. This is an often fraught conversation that is happening in many spaces – including school history classrooms.
- Kenya: Deputy President Ruto Ordered to Respond to Weston Hotel Suit[The Star] THE High Court yesterday directed Deputy President William Ruto to file his response within 45 days on how he acquired the Weston Hotel land.
- Egypt: Egypt's Army Kills 205 Militants in Sinai in Past 3 Days – Statement[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Egypt’s armed forces killed 205 militants in North Sinai during the past three days and since deadly attacks on security checkpoints on Wednesday, the armed forces spokesman said on Saturday.
- South Africa: Why the Governing Alliance Is Doing Some Serious Stock-Taking[The Conversation Africa] For the first time since South Africa held democratic elections 21 years ago leaders of the governing African National Congress (ANC) and its alliance partners, the South African Communist Party (SACP) and Congress of South African Trade Unions (Cosatu), have gathered for a summit stretching over an entire week.
- Africa: How Africa Can Overcome Being Marginalised in the Global Economy[The Conversation Africa] One of the challenges facing African countries is that the global environment is rather unfriendly. This hampers their efforts to gainfully tap into global markets.
- Zambia: Ambassador's Wife Arrested for Attempted Murder[Zambia Reports] Police in Lusaka have arrested Zambia’s Ambassador to Germany Bwalya Chiti’s wife Rosaria Vosa for allegedly attempting to murder the husband.
- South Africa: How the Women of Marikana Are Taking On the World Bank[Al Jazeera] Word quickly spread across the sprawling Marikana mine and its adjoining shack lands that South African President Jacob Zuma was finally about to release the findings of a commission of inquiry into the police killing of 34 miners here in August 2012.
- Zimbabwe: Biti Warns That Hungry Zimbabweans May Soon Start Eating Each Other[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWEANS might soon resort to cannibalism if the gripping hunger stalking the nation is not averted, former Finance Minister Tendai Biti has said.
- Kenya: Margaret Kenyatta – Our Pride and Joy[The Star] Through the tumult, through the tidal waves and shifting sands that define our current existence and geo-politics stands one Kenyan citizen whose mission and vision shine like a beacon throughout the Republic of Kenya. That person is none other than our First Lady Margaret Kenyatta, the initiator and founder of the Beyond Zero Campaign, a humanitarian project to improve maternal and child care in every county in Kenya and beyond.
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