Inter-Ministerial Committee On Comprehensive Social Security

[Govt of SA] Government has noted the story in yesterday’s edition of The Sunday Independent claiming that the Postbank is not ready to play its expected role in the new grant payments system. The headline to this story is particularly inaccurate as it…

[Govt of SA] Government has noted the story in yesterday's edition of The Sunday Independent claiming that the Postbank is not ready to play its expected role in the new grant payments system. The headline to this story is particularly inaccurate as it suggests that because of this, millions of grant recipients may not receive their grants come 1 April 2018. Nothing could be further from the truth.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Somalis Among Over 260 Undocumented Migrants Held in Turkey

[Shabelle] Turkish security forces arrested 261 undocumented migrants and refugees who were attempting to travel to Europe using illegal routes, security sources said Saturday.

[Shabelle] Turkish security forces arrested 261 undocumented migrants and refugees who were attempting to travel to Europe using illegal routes, security sources said Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Listeria-Tainted Vienna Traced to Grootfontein

[New Era] Omuthiya -The Vienna sausage containing listeria that sickened a 47-year-old man in Tsumeb over two weeks ago in the first case of the disease reported in Namibia since the deadly outbreak in South Africa, was supplied from a butchery in Groo…

[New Era] Omuthiya -The Vienna sausage containing listeria that sickened a 47-year-old man in Tsumeb over two weeks ago in the first case of the disease reported in Namibia since the deadly outbreak in South Africa, was supplied from a butchery in Grootfontein.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Presidency On Suspension of SARS Commissioner

[Govt of SA] President Cyril Ramaphosa has today, 19 March 2018 informed the South African Revenue Service (SARS) Commissioner Tom Moyane of his suspension with immediate effect pending the institution of disciplinary proceedings.

[Govt of SA] President Cyril Ramaphosa has today, 19 March 2018 informed the South African Revenue Service (SARS) Commissioner Tom Moyane of his suspension with immediate effect pending the institution of disciplinary proceedings.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Second Oil Spill At Walvis Lagoon

[New Era] Walvis Bay -The detection of a second oil spill at Walvis Bay Lagoon has raised fears among coastal residents that the oil spills might be part of a bigger problem that could recur at any given time.

[New Era] Walvis Bay -The detection of a second oil spill at Walvis Bay Lagoon has raised fears among coastal residents that the oil spills might be part of a bigger problem that could recur at any given time.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Mombasa Demolitions Halted Until Appeal is Heard

[Nation] Residents of estates targeted for demolition by the Mombasa County government under its Sh200 billion housing project will not be evicted until an appeal by three organisations is heard.

[Nation] Residents of estates targeted for demolition by the Mombasa County government under its Sh200 billion housing project will not be evicted until an appeal by three organisations is heard.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Treasury Appoints Mark Kingon As South African Revenue Service Acting Commissioner

[Govt of SA] Mr Mark Kingon has been appointed as Acting Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service (SARS) following the suspension of Mr Thomas Moyane, the Commissioner of SARS by the President.

[Govt of SA] Mr Mark Kingon has been appointed as Acting Commissioner for the South African Revenue Service (SARS) following the suspension of Mr Thomas Moyane, the Commissioner of SARS by the President.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

#GuptaLeaks Collateral Damage – KPMG SA Makes a Bold Attempt At Clawing Itself Out of an Ethical Hole

[Daily Maverick] There are many – political leaders, public officials, private sector instances – whose reputations were shredded through their close proximity to the Gupta family. Some of those implicated will never recover. Global auditing giant KPMG…

[Daily Maverick] There are many - political leaders, public officials, private sector instances - whose reputations were shredded through their close proximity to the Gupta family. Some of those implicated will never recover. Global auditing giant KPMG suffered a massive body blow as Guptas' auditors and consultants, as well as for the role the firm played in the SARS "rogue unit" narrative. In its latest progress update on the day SARS commissioner Tom Moyane was suspended, KPMG has made a firm commitment to absolute tran

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Deputy Head of NCCT – Human Trafficking Is Exploitation of Human in Forced Labor, Harlotry and Recruitment

[SNA] Khartoum -The Deputy Head of the National Committee on Combatting Human Trafficking(NCCT). Ismail Omer Terab said the human trafficking includes the exploitation of human in forced labor and harlotry as well as recruitment of children by armed mo…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Deputy Head of the National Committee on Combatting Human Trafficking(NCCT). Ismail Omer Terab said the human trafficking includes the exploitation of human in forced labor and harlotry as well as recruitment of children by armed movements.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Security Council to Analyze Situations in Darfur in June

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan UN Permanent Envoy, Ambassador , Omer Dahab said the first phase of gradual withdrawal of the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) forces will complete in next June.

[SNA] Khartoum -Sudan UN Permanent Envoy, Ambassador , Omer Dahab said the first phase of gradual withdrawal of the United Nations-African Union Mission in Darfur (UNAMID) forces will complete in next June.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan