Sub-Saharan Africa Faces Challenging Economic Outlook – World Bank

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Sub-Saharan Africa’s economies are experiencing a modest recovery, with gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the region expected to rise to 2.4 percent in 2017 from 1.3 percent last year, according to the World Bank.

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Sub-Saharan Africa's economies are experiencing a modest recovery, with gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the region expected to rise to 2.4 percent in 2017 from 1.3 percent last year, according to the World Bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Court Reinstates Corruption Charges Against Zuma

[Deutsche Welle] A South African court has ruled that corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma should be reinstated. The charges relate to a murky arms deal from the 1990s.

[Deutsche Welle] A South African court has ruled that corruption charges against President Jacob Zuma should be reinstated. The charges relate to a murky arms deal from the 1990s.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Africa’s Growth Expected to Lag Behind, Says IMF

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Projected economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is on average lagging behind that in the world generally, says the latest edition of the International Monetary Fund’s World Economic Outlook.

[allAfrica] Cape Town -Projected economic growth in sub-Saharan Africa is on average lagging behind that in the world generally, says the latest edition of the International Monetary Fund's World Economic Outlook.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Ellen Congratulates Kingdom of Spain On National Day

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson – Sirleaf has sent a message of congratulations to the King of Spain, His Majesty Felipe VI, on the occasion marking their National Day on Thursday, 12 October.

[New Dawn] President Ellen Johnson - Sirleaf has sent a message of congratulations to the King of Spain, His Majesty Felipe VI, on the occasion marking their National Day on Thursday, 12 October.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

ECC Raises Red Flag

[New Dawn] The Elections Coordinating Commission (ECC) a local observation group, is raising red flag on Tuesday’s 10 October Presidential and Representatives Elections, citing serious administrative and technical lapses.

[New Dawn] The Elections Coordinating Commission (ECC) a local observation group, is raising red flag on Tuesday's 10 October Presidential and Representatives Elections, citing serious administrative and technical lapses.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Zuma Loses, South Africa Wins

[DA] Finally, after almost a decade of ducking and diving, and squandering millions of rands of public money on his own legal fees, President Jacob Zuma will now face 783 charges of corruption, fraud and racketeering for stealing the people’s money.

[DA] Finally, after almost a decade of ducking and diving, and squandering millions of rands of public money on his own legal fees, President Jacob Zuma will now face 783 charges of corruption, fraud and racketeering for stealing the people's money.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Gigaba Tables Section 16 Notice Regarding SAA Bailout

[DA] The DA notes that the Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, has met the obligation to report to Parliament on the R3 billion bailout National Treasury granted to South African Airways (SAA) – as required by Section 16 of the Public Finance Managemen…

[DA] The DA notes that the Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba, has met the obligation to report to Parliament on the R3 billion bailout National Treasury granted to South African Airways (SAA) - as required by Section 16 of the Public Finance Management Act (PFMA).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

DA Reports Minister Mbalula to the South Africa Human Rights Commission

[DA] The conduct of Minister Fikile Mbalula and SAPS members involved in the arrest of the 10 men alleged to have been responsible for the Phillipi killings is a serious violation of these individual’s human and constitutional rights.

[DA] The conduct of Minister Fikile Mbalula and SAPS members involved in the arrest of the 10 men alleged to have been responsible for the Phillipi killings is a serious violation of these individual's human and constitutional rights.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa