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  • newKenya:Opposition Nasa Suspends Demos
    [Nation] The National Super Alliance on Tuesday suspended its demonstrations against the electoral commission amidst claimed of police brutality on protestors across the country.
    - 10 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 9:40am -
  • newSouth Africa:Citizens Denied a Voice on Sex Work
    [Bhekisisa] Activists have been told that government wants to hear their views about regulating sex work, but that might be easier said than done.
    - 10 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 9:36am -
  • newZimbabwe:U.S.$400 Million Rail Deal Gets Cabinet Nod
    [The Herald] The National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ)'s $400 million deal with a consortium led by the Diaspora Infrastructure Development Group (DIDG) and South Africa's Transnet is now back on the rails after Cabinet gave a nod to the proposed tie-u…
    - 12 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 7:42am -
  • newSouth Africa:Govt Marks Anniversary of Economic Partnership With EU
    [SAnews.gov.za] South Africa and the European Union (EU) this week mark the first anniversary of their Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA).
    - 12 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 7:23am -
  • newZimbabwe:Authorities Warn of Record Breaking Temperatures
    [New Zimbabwe] Harare -The meteorological department has warned that the country will experience record-breaking temperatures throughout the country this week.
    - 12 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 7:17am -
  • newNamibia:Germany in No-Show For Genocide Hearing
    [New Era] New York -The court hearing last week Thursday in the case lodged against Germany for colonial-era genocide in Namibia was postponed to January 2018. This was the third hearing for which Germany did not appoint counsel. Plaintiffs Vekuii Ru…
    - 12 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 7:16am -
  • newZimbabwe:We're Starving, Plead Students in Russia
    [New Zimbabwe] President Robert Mugabe on Monday embarked on another international jaunt that will squeeze more millions out of the national purse with his wife Grace scheduled to arrive in Russia on a private jet and top Zanu PF youths are in Moscow…
    - 12 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 7:11am -
  • newZimbabwe:10 Times Grace Mugabe Came Out Guns Blazing Against VP Mnangagwa
    [allAfrica] First Lady Grace Mugabe's entry into the political fray has created a mixture of excitement, anxiety and consternation within Zimbabwean politics. She has become a powerful political force in the ruling Zanu PF, with information emerging…
    - 12 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 7:10am -
  • newSouth Sudan:South Sudan to Revive Crude Oil Operations
    [East African] Economically struggling South Sudan is determined to restore security in the country in order to resume normal crude oil production and attract investments. The oil sector has been battered since South Sudan's civil war started in Dece…
    - 12 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 7:09am -
  • newMalawi:By-Elections Fever Grips the Public
    [Nyasa Times] Anticipation is running high in Dedza's Mayani North ward where the Malawi Electoral Commission is scheduled to conduct by-elections on Tuesday, 17 October, 2017.
    - 12 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 6:58am -
  • newSouthern Africa:Malawi Ranks 90th On Global Hunger Index
    [Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -The latest Global Hunger Index, published by the International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI) has ranked Malawi at position 90 measuring the country's hunger situation in the most critical category.
    - 12 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 6:55am -
  • newEast Africa:Digital Transformation Is Here for the Financial Services Industry
    [CIO] There's little doubt that digital disruption continues to define the shape, form and structure of the financial services industry. New technology and behavioral shifts that seemed unimaginable even a few years ago are transforming the industry…
    - 13 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 6:17am -
  • newAfrica:Bonanza As Africa Prepares to Abolish Call Roaming Charges
    [East African] Calling and sending text messages across African borders are set to become cheaper following a decision by regional integration blocs to abolish roaming charges.
    - 14 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 5:49am -
  • newSouth Africa:Zuma Fires Critical Communist Leader From Cabinet
    [allAfrica] President Jacob Zuma has fired his tertiary education minister, South African Communist Party (SACP) leader Blade Nzimande, from his Cabinet.
    - 14 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 5:30am -
  • newAfrica:Why Are Africans Absent From Nobel Prize Winners?
    [New Times] The Nobel Prize season has just ended and we know the winners of the prize in physics, chemistry, medicine, economics, literature and peace for 2017. Around this time of the year, the Nobel Prize Committee selects some of the best brains…
    - 14 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 5:30am -
  • newWestern Sahara:Western Sahara Decolonization to Be Debated in Paris
    [SPS] Paris -Western Sahara decolonization will be on the menu of three meetings in Paris and its suburbs, as of Friday. Discussions will focus on Europe's role in this conflict, especially that of France, Morocco's only support, which occupies this…
    - 14 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 5:26am -
  • newEast Africa:Bid to Uplift Regional Textile Sector
    [Daily News] EAST Africa is seeking to galvanise synergies of textiles industry players by linking the local cotton, textile and apparels industry to the untapped markets in the region, 'Daily News' has learnt.
    - 14 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 5:05am -
  • newKenya:Producers Earn Top Dollar From Specialty Tea Exports
    [Nation] Specialty tea from the Kenya Tea Development Agency (KTDA) earned the company as high as Sh29,973 ($291) a kilogramme at international markets in the last financial year, making it the agency's most profitable offering.
    - 15 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 4:51am -
  • newSomalia:Now 300 Dead As Rescuers Continue Search For Bodies
    [VOA] The death toll in the Somali capital Mogadishu has topped 300 as rescue teams continue to search for survivors from a massive explosion blamed on Islamist militants.
    - 15 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 4:03am -
  • newSouth Africa:Using the Army to Fight Crime Is a Bad Idea - Here's Why
    [The Conversation Africa] South Africa's police minister, Fikile Mbalula, has stirred controversy by calling for the involvement of the country's military in fighting crime. Although there might be short term gains from deploying the South African Na…
    - 16 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 3:00am -
  • newSouth Sudan:Rebel Chief Machar Rubbishes National Dialogue
    [East African] South Sudan's armed opposition leader Riek Machar has rubbished the national dialogue and instead insisted that the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development (Igad) peace process be revitalised.
    - 17 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 2:54am -
  • newRwanda:Rwigaras Bail Hearing Finally Begins
    [New Times] The Nyarugenge Intermediate Court on Monday begun pre-trial hearings for three members of the Rwigara family.
    - 17 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 2:46am -
  • newSouth Africa:Mandela Slates 'Insensitive' Proposal on Empowerment Contractors
    [News24Wire] A proposal to exclude South Africans who are coloured and those of Indian descent from lucrative state contracts in KwaZulu-Natal is ill-conceived and designed to only benefit the advantaged, said MP and chief Nkosi Zwelivelile Mandela o…
    - 17 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 2:41am -
  • newZimbabwe:'Mugabe Dies Today' Pastor Makes U-Turn
    [CAJ News] Harare -The pastor who prophesied President Robert Mugabe would die on Tuesday (October 17) has sparked a frenzy in Zimbabwe ahead of the day the "prophesy" would be fulfilled.
    - 18 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 1:24am -
  • newKenya:Opposition Cancels Today's Protests Against Election Body
    [Nation] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) has called off demonstrations against the electoral commission scheduled for Tuesday to allow them visit victims of police brutality across the country.
    - 19 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 12:48am -

Sahara Reporters

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Politics 365

  • Again and Again: Democrats Rally for Action on Guns on House Steps
    Rep. Robin Kelly on America’s Gun Problem. After taking over the House floor after the slaughter of 49 people at the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Florida, Democrats who are in the minority in the House find themselves rallying to wake Republicans to…
    - 12 days ago 5 Oct 17, 7:45am -
  • Inclusion the Goal of New Verizon AdFellows Program
    One year after Diego Scotti, Chief Marketing Officer for Verizon, sent a letter to 11 of the company’s marketing agencies telling them to diversify or risk loosing business, Verizon launched its own marketing fellowship. The Verizon AdFellows progr…
    - 13 days ago 4 Oct 17, 6:36pm -
  • Fifty-Nine Shot Dead in Las Vegas: GOP Offers “Thoughts and Prayers” and No Action
    Fifty-Nine Shot Dead in Las Vegas: GOP Offers “Thoughts and Prayers,” No Action. Even in the wake of the return of their colleague Steve Scalise, after he was shot on a baseball field in Virginia on June 14, the GOP will likely do nothing on the…
    - 14 days ago 3 Oct 17, 7:54am -
  • Trump Gives Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico Little Attention as NFL Tweets Continue
    Over the last week President Trump has tweeted more about the NFL than he has the massive tragedy in the Virgin Islands and Puerto Rico. The two U.S. territories were hit hard by Hurricane Maria on September 20 and 21.  The level of attention given…
    - 15 days ago 2 Oct 17, 3:34pm -
  • Las Vegas Becomes the Latest American Gun Tragedy
    Until the Next Time. Mass shooting in the U.S. is defined by a shooting with more than three people shot. Today is the 275th day of 2017 and the U.S. has had 273 mass shootings so far. Last night in Las Vegas, Nevada the worst mass shootings in U.S.…
    - 15 days ago 2 Oct 17, 1:51pm -
  • Marching for Black Women
    By Atima Omara This weekend, I will join individuals and organizations from across the country for the March for Black Women. And Black women have many reasons to march: ongoing attacks on voting rights; racial profiling and police brutality; mass…
    - 18 days ago 30 Sep 17, 6:39am -
  • Privacy Is Not Dead

    - 21 days ago 26 Sep 17, 11:41pm -
  • Trump’s Comments Against NFL Players Unites Coaches, Players and Owners
    “Wouldn’t you love to see one of these NFL owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say, ‘Get that son of a bitch off the field right now. Out! He’s fired. He’s fired!’” said President Donald Trump on Friday, September 22, in his…
    - 23 days ago 24 Sep 17, 7:49pm -
  • Rep. Adams’ HBCU Caucus Adds 8 Senators Including 3 Republicans
    During National HBCU Week the Bipartisan HBCU Caucus Announces the Addition of Eight Senate Members During National Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCU) Week the Congressional Bipartisan HBCU Caucus announces the addition of eight Sena…
    - 27 days ago 20 Sep 17, 3:42pm -

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EURweb

  • newBlac Chyna Sues Entire Kardashian Family for Derailing Her Reality Show
    *Blac Chyna is suing every last Kardashian claiming they sabotaged her reality show with ex Rob Kardashian, costing her significant coin, according to TMZ. But sources at E! say the claims are bogus and they have receipts to prove it. Chyna claims t…
    - 3 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 4:19pm -
  • newSteven Ivory: I Dream of Obama
    *”B, the U.S. prison system called,” I quipped to Barack Obama as he sauntered in. “They want that shirt back.” Of course, his shirt, a white long sleeve button down number with black stripes, which Obama wore with light gray dress pants and…
    - 3 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 3:59pm -
  • newHarvey Weinstein Fired a Director After Declaring His Star, Sophie Okonedo, Wasn’t ‘F**kable’
    *A movie director says he was once fired from a film because producer Harvey Weinstein decided that the woman he picked to star, black British actress Sophie Okonedo, wasn’t “f–kable.’’ “Harvey kept saying to me, ‘Do you think she is f…
    - 3 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 3:59pm -
  • newFunny Money Issues? Tamar & Vincent List Mediterranean Mansion for $15M
    *Tamar Braxton and her music executive husband Vincent Herbert, founder of Streamline Records, have listed their glamorous Mediterranean mansion in Calabasas, Calif., for sale at $15 million. This news can only add to the current tongue wagging by…
    - 4 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 3:31pm -
  • newDon’t Get Comfortable: Cardi B Signs Publishing Deal With Sony/ATV
    *Cardi B continues to make money moves with her latest career achievement. The Bronx native, who recently became the first unassisted female rapper to top the Billboard Hot 100 in nearly 19 years, has signed a worldwide publishing deal with Sony/ATV…
    - 4 hours ago 17 Oct 17, 3:13pm -

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