Three Accused Sentenced for Robbery and Killing Zakheni Salvation Army Pastor

[SAPS] On Friday, 16 March 2018, the Dundee Regional Court convicted and sentenced three accused for murder and robbery with aggravating circumstances. Vusumuzi Themba Mbhele (32) was sentenced to 20 years for murder, 15 years for robbery with aggravat…

[SAPS] On Friday, 16 March 2018, the Dundee Regional Court convicted and sentenced three accused for murder and robbery with aggravating circumstances. Vusumuzi Themba Mbhele (32) was sentenced to 20 years for murder, 15 years for robbery with aggravating circumstances and another 15 years for armed robbery at Dundee. Nala Dlamini (28) was sentenced to 13 years imprisonment for murder, 12 years for robbery aggravating circumstances and a further 12 for Dundee armed robbery. Aphiwe Matiwane (20) was sentenced to 1

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Chatinkha Appears At Govt Function, Says Not Yet Joined Ruling Party

[Nyasa Times] Former close aide to Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Lazarus Chakwera on Monday appeared at a government function in Salima presided over by President Peter Mutharika just weeks after she withdrew her membership from the main opposi…

[Nyasa Times] Former close aide to Malawi Congress Party (MCP) president Lazarus Chakwera on Monday appeared at a government function in Salima presided over by President Peter Mutharika just weeks after she withdrew her membership from the main opposition party.

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Mining Charter – Communities Cry Foul Over Mantashe’s Consultations

[Daily Maverick] Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe’s press conference was interrupted on Tuesday by community activists complaining he hadn’t yet consulted them on amending the proposed third Mining Charter. Mantashe responded in typical Uncle …

[Daily Maverick] Mineral Resources Minister Gwede Mantashe's press conference was interrupted on Tuesday by community activists complaining he hadn't yet consulted them on amending the proposed third Mining Charter. Mantashe responded in typical Uncle Gweezy fashion. By GREG NICOLSON.

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Former Ruling Party MP Bhasikiti Joins Chamisa

[New Zimbabwe] Former Zanu PF Member of Parliament for Mwenezi East and minister of state for Masvingo province Kudakwashe Bhasikiti has officially joined the MDC Alliance led by Nelson Chamisa.

[New Zimbabwe] Former Zanu PF Member of Parliament for Mwenezi East and minister of state for Masvingo province Kudakwashe Bhasikiti has officially joined the MDC Alliance led by Nelson Chamisa.

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Serbia Reiterates Its Position On Western Sahara Issue Based On International Law

[SPS] Belgrade -Serbia has reiterated its constant position on the issue of Western Sahara based on the provisions of international law and the relevant UN Security Council resolutions, in response to Moroccan propaganda.

[SPS] Belgrade -Serbia has reiterated its constant position on the issue of Western Sahara based on the provisions of international law and the relevant UN Security Council resolutions, in response to Moroccan propaganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Western Sahara

Dangote, Samsung, Others Offer Automatic Employment to LSETF Graduate Trainees

[Guardian] Dangote Group, Samsung, Crown Nature Plc and other organisations has offered automatic employment to no fewer than 150 graduate trainees of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) skills acquisition scheme.

[Guardian] Dangote Group, Samsung, Crown Nature Plc and other organisations has offered automatic employment to no fewer than 150 graduate trainees of the Lagos State Employment Trust Fund (LSETF) skills acquisition scheme.

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New Tariffs for Tobacco, Alcohol

[Daily Trust] From Monday, June 4, 2018 new tariffs for alcoholic beverages and tobacco products will come into effect in Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari, who approved the tariffs, stated that the upward review of the excise duty rates for alcoholi…

[Daily Trust] From Monday, June 4, 2018 new tariffs for alcoholic beverages and tobacco products will come into effect in Nigeria. President Muhammadu Buhari, who approved the tariffs, stated that the upward review of the excise duty rates for alcoholic beverages and tobacco is to achieve a dual benefit of raising government's fiscal revenues and reducing the health hazards associated with tobacco-related diseases and alcohol abuse.

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Lagos Assembly Moves to Review Controversial Land Use Charge

[Guardian] The Lagos State House of Assembly has set up a six-man ad-hoc committee to review the controversial 2018 land use charge in the state.The Speaker of the House, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa disclosed this at the plenary yesterday.He urged the people t…

[Guardian] The Lagos State House of Assembly has set up a six-man ad-hoc committee to review the controversial 2018 land use charge in the state.The Speaker of the House, Mr. Mudashiru Obasa disclosed this at the plenary yesterday.He urged the people to participate in the second public hearing to have the opportunity to express their grievances.

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