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October 20 2014

From Swazi Media Commentary Mon Oct 20 2014, 06:10:00

Bheki Makhubu, the Swaziland editor jailed for two years for publishing articles critical of judges has won the Press Freedom Awardat the CNN / Multichoice journalism awards.

Makhubu, editor of the Nation, a small-circulation monthly comment magazine, was jailed with Thulani Maseko, a writer and human rights journalist in July 2014. 

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Mon Oct 20 2014, 02:53:18

Two French journalists were due in court Monday in the eastern Indonesian island of Papua on charges of "abusive use of entry visas" following their arrest in August for shooting a report on a local separatist movement.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Mon Oct 20 2014, 02:00:47

European foreign ministers gather in Luxembourg Monday to try and formulate a coordinated EU response to the spread of the Ebola virus amid warnings the crisis has reached a "tipping point".

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Mon Oct 20 2014, 01:27:11

US military aircraft dropped weapons, ammunition and medical supplies late on Sunday to Kurdish forces battling the Islamic State (IS) group, also known as ISIS or ISIL, in the Syrian border city of Kobane.

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October 19 2014

From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Sun Oct 19 2014, 22:13:27

A deepening sense of impasse gripped Hong Kong as pro-democracy protests entered their fourth week on Monday, with the government having limited options to end the crisis and demonstrators increasingly willing to confront police.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Sun Oct 19 2014, 15:28:45

The Spanish nurse who contracted Ebola while caring for two infected priests in a Madrid hospital, becoming the first person to contract the virus outside West Africa, appears to have overcome the deadly disease, the government said on Sunday.

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From Emergent Africa Sun Oct 19 2014, 13:21:00

The outsourcing of 'everything' is all the more apparent. Charles Onyango-Obbo writing in the Mail & Guardian

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From AFRICA IS A COUNTRY Sun Oct 19 2014, 13:09:49

Professor Thandika Mkandawire is a development economist with a sharp mind and an even sharper tongue - one of Africa's finest.  Last week I moderated a discussion on health and governance in Africa at a conference in Cape Town in which he gave the keynote address.  He demonstrated why he is such a celebrated public [...]

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Sun Oct 19 2014, 10:47:28

Tens of thousands of runners braved heavy smog at the 34th Beijing International Marathon on Sunday, where pollution levels soared to 16 times the recommended level.

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From Top stories – France 24 - International News 24/7 Sun Oct 19 2014, 10:42:55

Lebanon has all but sealed its borders to refugees fleeing Syria's bitter civil war, overwhelmed by an influx of over one million people who have fled the fighting, officials said Saturday.

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