Zuma Survives First Ramaphosa NEC Meeting

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma will remain at the helm of the country after the national executive committee (NEC) of the ANC did not deliberate on his future at its meeting in East London on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma will remain at the helm of the country after the national executive committee (NEC) of the ANC did not deliberate on his future at its meeting in East London on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

What’s in a Name? White Monopoly Capital

[Daily Maverick] The implication that monopoly capital is somehow ‘white’ and that this profoundly imprecise colour coding shapes the logic of capital accumulation in post-1994 South Africa is inherently racist, and even the ANC now acknowledges this. …

[Daily Maverick] The implication that monopoly capital is somehow 'white' and that this profoundly imprecise colour coding shapes the logic of capital accumulation in post-1994 South Africa is inherently racist, and even the ANC now acknowledges this. White Monopoly Capital contributes nothing analytically. But it does offer a lens through which to see connections between the understandings and strategies that shaped the SACP, the Cosatu and the non-SACP Left for more than half a century.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Boko Haram – UN Deputy Secretary Lays Wreath to Fallen Heroes

[Premium Times] The UN Deputy Secretary General, Amina Muhammad, on Wednesday in Maiduguri, laid wreath in remembrance of soldiers who lost their lives in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency in the North-east.

[Premium Times] The UN Deputy Secretary General, Amina Muhammad, on Wednesday in Maiduguri, laid wreath in remembrance of soldiers who lost their lives in the fight against Boko Haram insurgency in the North-east.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Air Tanzania Scouts for 88 New Cabin Crew

[Daily News] AIR Tanzania Company Limited has announced vacant positions for at least eighty-eight (88) cabin crew ahead of fresh arrivals of four brand new planes from June, this year.

[Daily News] AIR Tanzania Company Limited has announced vacant positions for at least eighty-eight (88) cabin crew ahead of fresh arrivals of four brand new planes from June, this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Four Nigerians Hospitalised, Shops Burnt in Fresh South African Attacks

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Community in South Africa says four members are in critical condition in the hospital while some shops have been burnt in renewed attacks by South Africans.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Community in South Africa says four members are in critical condition in the hospital while some shops have been burnt in renewed attacks by South Africans.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt to Set Up Independent Power Plant At Nnamdi Azikiwe Airport

[Vanguard] Abuja -THE Federal Government yesterday approved the setting up of Independent Power Plant at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, so as to put to an end the power challenges at the airport.

[Vanguard] Abuja -THE Federal Government yesterday approved the setting up of Independent Power Plant at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, so as to put to an end the power challenges at the airport.

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Bogus Livestock Sellers Held for Robbery

[SAPS] Potchefstroom -The Provincial Organised Unit and the police in Wolmaransstad arrested six suspects between Thursday, 04 and Friday, 05 January 2018 for two separate cases of robbery and attempted robbery committed in Makwassie and Wolmaransstad …

[SAPS] Potchefstroom -The Provincial Organised Unit and the police in Wolmaransstad arrested six suspects between Thursday, 04 and Friday, 05 January 2018 for two separate cases of robbery and attempted robbery committed in Makwassie and Wolmaransstad respectively.

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State Capture Inquiry – Mkhwebane Reacts, Raising More Questions Than Answers

[Daily Maverick] Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane on Wednesday welcomed President Jacob Zuma’s announcement that he would establish a commission of inquiry into state capture. She called for the terms of reference to be as broad as possible, which w…

[Daily Maverick] Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane on Wednesday welcomed President Jacob Zuma's announcement that he would establish a commission of inquiry into state capture. She called for the terms of reference to be as broad as possible, which was welcomed by some, but also raises concerns. By GREG NICOLSON.

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Saraki, Kanu, Dasuki, Other Top Court Cases Expected in 2018

[Premium Times] The expected return of Senate President Bukola Saraki to the dock for alleged false asset declaration and the continuation of the trials of former Peoples Democratic Party spokesperson, Olisah Metuh, and the Indigenous People of Biafra,…

[Premium Times] The expected return of Senate President Bukola Saraki to the dock for alleged false asset declaration and the continuation of the trials of former Peoples Democratic Party spokesperson, Olisah Metuh, and the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB leader, Nnamdi Kanu, are some of the major cases expected in 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria