I’m Not an Idiot, Says Police Spokesperson Charamba

[New Zimbabwe] ZRP spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba Wednesday became emotional in the witness stand while testifying against a subordinate who called her an idiot for not condemning lawlessness.

[New Zimbabwe] ZRP spokesperson Senior Assistant Commissioner Charity Charamba Wednesday became emotional in the witness stand while testifying against a subordinate who called her an idiot for not condemning lawlessness.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Western Cape Education MEC Reprimanded By Judge

[GroundUp] The Grootkraal community, which faces the closure of its primary school if evicted from a piece of land near the Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn, has been granted leave to appeal.

[GroundUp] The Grootkraal community, which faces the closure of its primary school if evicted from a piece of land near the Cango Caves in Oudtshoorn, has been granted leave to appeal.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Acacia’s London Headquarters ‘to Move to Mwanza’

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Barrick Gold Corporation and the Tanzanian government have finally concluded their talks and came up with a number of agreements that included the ceding of 16 per cent shareholding in each mine by Barrick Gold, according to go…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Barrick Gold Corporation and the Tanzanian government have finally concluded their talks and came up with a number of agreements that included the ceding of 16 per cent shareholding in each mine by Barrick Gold, according to government's chief negotiator Prof Palamagamba Kabudi.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Key Eskom Witnesses Fail to Appear At Koko’s Disciplinary Hearing

[Daily Maverick] After some initial delays, the disciplinary hearing of suspended head of generation and former acting CEO at Eskom, Matshela Koko, got off to a rocky start at about 5pm on Wednesday 18 October 2017 in the Franklin Auditorium at Eskom M…

[Daily Maverick] After some initial delays, the disciplinary hearing of suspended head of generation and former acting CEO at Eskom, Matshela Koko, got off to a rocky start at about 5pm on Wednesday 18 October 2017 in the Franklin Auditorium at Eskom Megawatt Park, Johannesburg. By CHRIS YELLAND, investigative editor, EE Publishers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zimswitch to Launch Payment System

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimswitch says it plans to launch two payment streams simultaneously with other Sadc countries that are expcted to complete their trial runs on a cross-border payment system by July next year .

[Zimbabwe Independent] Zimswitch says it plans to launch two payment streams simultaneously with other Sadc countries that are expcted to complete their trial runs on a cross-border payment system by July next year .

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Zambia Transit Volumes Reach 40,000 Tonnes

[New Era] Windhoek -Despite about 400 trucks being impounded in Zambia earlier this year, transit volumes for goods to and from Zambia have reached a new high of more than 40,000 tonnes for September 2017.

[New Era] Windhoek -Despite about 400 trucks being impounded in Zambia earlier this year, transit volumes for goods to and from Zambia have reached a new high of more than 40,000 tonnes for September 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

‘Bloodsuckers’ Mania Spreads

[Nyasa Times] The United States of America embassy in Lilongwe has warned its citizens in Malawi of a ” large civil disturbance ” in the southern region, advising them to take special care when visiting places as the ‘bloodsuckers’ saga is getting out …

[Nyasa Times] The United States of America embassy in Lilongwe has warned its citizens in Malawi of a " large civil disturbance " in the southern region, advising them to take special care when visiting places as the 'bloodsuckers' saga is getting out of hand with its recent spread to commercial capital Blantyre .

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Workers Union, Govt Clash Over Interference

[Zimbabwe Independent] The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has confronted government over its failure to streamline ministerial powers that interfere with trade union activities in the draft of the amended Labour Act, businessdigest has learnt.

[Zimbabwe Independent] The Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions (ZCTU) has confronted government over its failure to streamline ministerial powers that interfere with trade union activities in the draft of the amended Labour Act, businessdigest has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Social Media Surveillance May Not Just Be Urban Legend

[Daily Maverick] ANC top brass and the State Security Agency have been reciting identical and alarming anti-protest rhetoric. They’re uncomfortable with marches, such as those carried out this week by the Fees Must Fall movement; they suspect foreign i…

[Daily Maverick] ANC top brass and the State Security Agency have been reciting identical and alarming anti-protest rhetoric. They're uncomfortable with marches, such as those carried out this week by the Fees Must Fall movement; they suspect foreign influences of using NGOs and citizens to destabilise the ANC government. What should be making South Africans uncomfortable, is the SSA's interception of telecommunications to keep an eye on protesters, and increased calls for the use of social media surveillance. By HEIDI SWA

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa