South Africa Shows Why Collaboration Is Key to Tackling Global Crime Networks

[The Conversation Africa] Lord Peter Hain tabled a series of allegations in the UK’s House of Lords relating to the possible role of British banks in alleged money laundering and illicit financial transactions centred around South Africa’s President Ja…

[The Conversation Africa] Lord Peter Hain tabled a series of allegations in the UK's House of Lords relating to the possible role of British banks in alleged money laundering and illicit financial transactions centred around South Africa's President Jacob Zuma and the Gupta family. The Conversation Africa's Charles Leonard asked him to explain why he took the step. Hain, who was a vocal anti-apartheid activist, was born in South Africa but grew up in the UK. He is a visiting adjunct professor at the University of the Witwatersrand'

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Bill on Nairobi Metropolis Transport System Tabled in Parliament

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A legislation that seeks the creation of an Authority, key to removing the capital’s traffic gridlock and unlocking its vast economic potential has been formally introduced in the National Assembly.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A legislation that seeks the creation of an Authority, key to removing the capital's traffic gridlock and unlocking its vast economic potential has been formally introduced in the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

200 000 Mugabe Supporters Register to Vote

[The Herald] The Zanu-PF Mashonaland West provincial leadership says it has managed to get more than 200 000 party supporters to register as voters and is confident that it can exceed the projected target of 400 000 ahead of the 2018 harmonised electio…

[The Herald] The Zanu-PF Mashonaland West provincial leadership says it has managed to get more than 200 000 party supporters to register as voters and is confident that it can exceed the projected target of 400 000 ahead of the 2018 harmonised elections. Addressing the Provincial Coordinating Committee (PCC) Zanu-PF Mashonaland West chairperson Cde Ephraim Chengeta urged unregistered party members to do so to enable the province to exceed its target.

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Leaked Memo, Akombe’s Resignation to Haunt IEBC At the Supreme Court

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Internal wrangles that plagued the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) at the height of preparations for last month’s fresh presidential election are expected to take center stage when the hearing of petitions c…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Internal wrangles that plagued the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) at the height of preparations for last month's fresh presidential election are expected to take center stage when the hearing of petitions challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election commence.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Deputy Minister Denies Gupta Meeting Claims

[SAnews.gov.za] Public Enterprises Deputy Minister Ben Martins has rebutted a testimony by Eskom’s suspended company Secretary and legal services head Suzanne Daniels that he attended a tea party that was also attended by, among others, members of the …

[SAnews.gov.za] Public Enterprises Deputy Minister Ben Martins has rebutted a testimony by Eskom's suspended company Secretary and legal services head Suzanne Daniels that he attended a tea party that was also attended by, among others, members of the Gupta family.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

How IEBC Lost Supreme Court Battle Against Raila Odinga

[Nation] As Kenya prepares for another round of a presidential election being challenged in court and the theatre of Kenya’s best legal minds, the Nation recaps the landmark September 1 ruling that annulled the August 8 poll.

[Nation] As Kenya prepares for another round of a presidential election being challenged in court and the theatre of Kenya's best legal minds, the Nation recaps the landmark September 1 ruling that annulled the August 8 poll.

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Threat to Withdraw Emergency Services Over Attacks in Western Cape

[News24Wire] The Health and Other Services Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is demanding that an emergency plan be set up to help protect its members in the Western Cape from ongoing attacks, warning that it could withdraw its services.

[News24Wire] The Health and Other Services Personnel Trade Union of South Africa (Hospersa) is demanding that an emergency plan be set up to help protect its members in the Western Cape from ongoing attacks, warning that it could withdraw its services.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa