All Africa (sort by date) AllAfrica News: Africa (10)sourceAfrica: African Leaders Are Masters At 'Post-Truth' Politics 44 min 14 sec ago [Democracy Works] "Post-truth" politics may have recently trended, but since independence from colonialism African leaders have been the most adroit exponents of manipulating the truth, distorting facts and fashioning alternative realities to cover-up their failures, to enrich themselves and stay in power.In fact, African post-independence leaders have been masters in an appeal to popular emotions, perceptions and myths to drum up continued mass support. Africa: UNWTO - It's Time for Continent 4 hours 53 min ago [The Herald] THIS time, I am prompted to speak to Africa -- notwithstanding my global vision for tourism which has already been distributed to all. Africa: Security Forces to Get Conditions Guidelines 5 hours 9 min ago [Daily News] International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC), will facilitate training of police and security forces on the guidelines on the conditions of arrest, police custody and pretrial detention in Africa. Africa: African Court On Human and Peoples' Rights Begins 45th Ordinary Session On 8th May 2017 5 hours 10 min ago [africancourt] Arusha, 27 April, 2017: The African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights (AfCHPR) will hold its 45th Ordinary Session from 8- 26 May 2017 at its seat in Arusha, the United Republic of Tanzania. Africa: Reclaiming the Bandung Spirit for Shared Prosperity 5 hours 56 min ago [IPS] Bangkok and Sydney -"The despised, the insulted, the hurt, the dispossessed--in short, the underdogs of the human race were meeting. ... Who had thought of organizing such a meeting? And what had these nations in common? Nothing, it seemed to me, but what their past relationship to the Western world had made them feel. This meeting of the rejected was in itself a kind of judgment upon the Western world!." --Richard Wright, The Color Curtain [University Press of Mississippi, 1956]. Africa: Africa/Global - Media Repression 2.0 6 hours 3 min ago [AfricaFocus] "In the days when news was printed on paper, censorship was a crude practice involving government officials with black pens, the seizure of printing presses and raids on newsrooms. The complexity and centralization of broadcasting also made radio and television vulnerable to censorship even when the governments didn't exercise direct control of the airwaves. ... New information technologies-- the global, interconnected internet; ubiquitous social media platforms; smart phones with cameras--were supposed to Africa: Improving Health in Africa 6 hours 8 min ago [This Day] April 27, 2017 East Africa: East Africa's Trade Deal With Europe Buckles 6 hours 26 min ago [ISS] Negotiations between the European Union (EU) and African countries for Economic Partnership Agreements (EPAs) have consumed vast energies from both sides this century - yet with not a great deal to show for it. Africa: Closing Than Breaking Ranks 7 hours 35 min ago [Ethiopian Herald] Breaking ranks is one of the reasons that made most African countries vulnerable to colonization, the architects of which were pursuing divide and rule. Africa: Chief Justice Mogoeng Elected African Judicial Congress President 7 hours 37 min ago [News24Wire] Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng has been elected President of the Conference of Constitutional Jurisdictions of Africa (CCJA) at its fourth congress.