Political Parties and the Security Forces

[Foroyaa] It is almost eight months since the new President assumed office with the objective of creating a level ground for Multiparty Politics. The President had to resign from a political party in order to stand as an Independent Candidate with the …

[Foroyaa] It is almost eight months since the new President assumed office with the objective of creating a level ground for Multiparty Politics. The President had to resign from a political party in order to stand as an Independent Candidate with the hope that he would not owe any allegiance to any political party and would form a cabinet that would be independent of all political parties. Political parties are expected to benefit from greater respect for freedom of expression, association, assembly and political p

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Deputy Minister Sfiso Buthelezi Responds to Media Reports About Public Investment Corporation CEO

[Govt of SA] The Deputy Minister of Finance, Mr Sfiso Buthelezi, as Chairman of the Public Investment Corporation (PIC), notes media reports that there is a campaign to remove PIC Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Dan Matjila.

[Govt of SA] The Deputy Minister of Finance, Mr Sfiso Buthelezi, as Chairman of the Public Investment Corporation (PIC), notes media reports that there is a campaign to remove PIC Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Dan Matjila.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Missing Person Sought By Inchanga Police

[SAPS] Inchanga SAPS would like to make an appeal to the members of the community regarding a missing person, Njabulo Emanuel Shanga (19) from Inchanga. He was last seen on 1 September 2017 at his homestead. He was last seen wearing a blue and white t-…

[SAPS] Inchanga SAPS would like to make an appeal to the members of the community regarding a missing person, Njabulo Emanuel Shanga (19) from Inchanga. He was last seen on 1 September 2017 at his homestead. He was last seen wearing a blue and white t-shirt, black track pant and black takkies. We appeal to anyone who might have information on his whereabouts to contact the investigating officer, Captain FJ Ngema on 079 5000 600 or 031 783 4441. Our Crime Stop can be contacted on 08600 10111.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

University of Cape Town, Five Unions Reach Agreement

[GroundUp] On Thursday, over 150 workers at the University of Cape Town together with several student leaders met at the Leslie Social Science Building to discuss an agreement reached on Wednesday between UCT management and five trade unions.

[GroundUp] On Thursday, over 150 workers at the University of Cape Town together with several student leaders met at the Leslie Social Science Building to discuss an agreement reached on Wednesday between UCT management and five trade unions.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Six Suspects Arrested and Four Unlicensed Firearms Seized in Kleinvlei

[SAPS] In their endeavours to prevent and combat crime that may threaten the safety and security of their local community, members of Kleinvlei police conducted crime prevention patrols this morning when their attention were drawn to four suspicious ma…

[SAPS] In their endeavours to prevent and combat crime that may threaten the safety and security of their local community, members of Kleinvlei police conducted crime prevention patrols this morning when their attention were drawn to four suspicious males in close proximity of the Eersterivier Centre. The suspects were placed under observation as the members suspected that they were in the area to perpetrate a robbery, and when they became aware of police presence, the suspects fled into a nearby bush in Strand S

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Officer Helps Deliver Baby During Wait for Ambulance

[SAPS] A woman who was in labour pains, came to the Mlungisi police station requesting the assistance of an ambulance service. On her arrival, police realised that it was too late and that she was close to giving birth. Constable Nomakhaya Xezu quickly…

[SAPS] A woman who was in labour pains, came to the Mlungisi police station requesting the assistance of an ambulance service. On her arrival, police realised that it was too late and that she was close to giving birth. Constable Nomakhaya Xezu quickly assessed the situation and took the woman to a room for privacy and assisted the lady in giving birth to a lovely baby boy. The ambulance arrived later and the child and mother were taken to Frontier Hospital for examination. Acting Station Commander, Lieutenant Co

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Revenue Service Chief Avoids Testifying Before Arbitration Commission

[News24Wire] On the day that court papers were filed accusing SA Revenue Service (SARS) commissioner, Tom Moyane, of lying under oath in the Vlok Symington case, he evaded testifying in the case of SARS former spokesperson.

[News24Wire] On the day that court papers were filed accusing SA Revenue Service (SARS) commissioner, Tom Moyane, of lying under oath in the Vlok Symington case, he evaded testifying in the case of SARS former spokesperson.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Is No Feminist Icon

[The Conversation Africa] When Liberians go to the polls in October 2017, there will be a disproportionate number of men on the ballot papers. Only 163 of 1026 approved candidates – just 16% – in these presidential and legislative elections are women. …

[The Conversation Africa] When Liberians go to the polls in October 2017, there will be a disproportionate number of men on the ballot papers. Only 163 of 1026 approved candidates - just 16% - in these presidential and legislative elections are women. This represents only a marginal increase since 2005 and 2011, when women accounted for 14% and 11% of candidates, respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Namibian Human Remains Discovered At American Museum

[New Era] Windhoek -The Association of the Ovaherero Genocide In the USA in conjunction with the Ovaherero Chief Adv Vekuii Rukoro and Chief David Frederick, chairman of the Nama Traditional Authorities Association, said in a statement issued yesterday…

[New Era] Windhoek -The Association of the Ovaherero Genocide In the USA in conjunction with the Ovaherero Chief Adv Vekuii Rukoro and Chief David Frederick, chairman of the Nama Traditional Authorities Association, said in a statement issued yesterday that the American Museum of Natural History (AMNH) is in possession of Namibian human remains.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia