Tegeta – Guptas Shed Mining Business to ‘Save Staff’

[Daily Maverick] The Gupta-owned Oakbay Investments announced on Wednesday morning that it will sell its mining business, Tegeta, to a mysterious Swiss-based company called Charles King SA. In a press statement, Oakbay framed the decision as motivated …

[Daily Maverick] The Gupta-owned Oakbay Investments announced on Wednesday morning that it will sell its mining business, Tegeta, to a mysterious Swiss-based company called Charles King SA. In a press statement, Oakbay framed the decision as motivated by a desire to "preserve the employment of its loyal staff". Inevitably, eyebrows will be raised: over what seems to be the relatively low asking price for Tegeta, and the nature of the company which is buying it. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Book Review – Shaping the Present Through the Nobility of Our Past

[Daily Maverick] For me, Charlotte Maxeke’s story is testament to the beauty of biography as a literary form. The story of a person’s life is a way to prise open the history that made her and which she in turn made. In the pages of Beauty of the Heart …

[Daily Maverick] For me, Charlotte Maxeke's story is testament to the beauty of biography as a literary form. The story of a person's life is a way to prise open the history that made her and which she in turn made. In the pages of Beauty of the Heart you can travel back to Ramokgopa village in Limpopo in the mid-nineteenth century where her father came from; visit and feel the diamond fields of Kimberley in the 1890s; make passing encounter with Olive Schreiner and Emily Pankhurst; and be reminded about the indignities in

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Four Arrested in Joburg With Fake Documents Worth R10 Million

[News24Wire] A joint operation by the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) and Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department (EMPD) has resulted in four men being arrested in possession of fraudulent documents worth R10m.

[News24Wire] A joint operation by the Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) and Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department (EMPD) has resulted in four men being arrested in possession of fraudulent documents worth R10m.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Law Enforcement Pulls Thousands of Subscribers’ Call Records Each Year

[Daily Maverick] In May this year, Daily Maverick revealed that South African intelligence services legally compelled the major mobile network operators to hand over thousands of customer call records annually. Although call records can play a vital ro…

[Daily Maverick] In May this year, Daily Maverick revealed that South African intelligence services legally compelled the major mobile network operators to hand over thousands of customer call records annually. Although call records can play a vital role in criminal investigations, we demonstrated that law enforcement had broken the law to obtain such records with relative ease, at times for nefarious purposes. Subsequently, advocacy group Right2Know approached the four major network operators to provide statistics pertain

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

LEC Apologizes to Mamba Point Hotel for Wrongful Power Theft Accusation

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) has expressed regrets over wrongly accusing and arresting the General Manager of Mamba Point Hotel, Chawki Bsaibes, for power theft.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The Liberia Electricity Corporation (LEC) has expressed regrets over wrongly accusing and arresting the General Manager of Mamba Point Hotel, Chawki Bsaibes, for power theft.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Senator Jewel Howard Taylor Clarifies Absence – ‘It Was Beyond My Control’

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The vice standard bearer of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC), Senator Jewel Howard Taylor, has open up for the first time amid growing public concern over her absence from the party’s rally and campaign launch last …

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The vice standard bearer of the Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC), Senator Jewel Howard Taylor, has open up for the first time amid growing public concern over her absence from the party's rally and campaign launch last Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Benoni Urey – Trump Comparison ‘A Compliment’: ALP Standard Bearer Embraces Comparison to U.S. President

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -In his first attempt at a presidential quest, businessman Benoni Urey is raising eyebrows with his brash style and no-holds-barred stance on the issues.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -In his first attempt at a presidential quest, businessman Benoni Urey is raising eyebrows with his brash style and no-holds-barred stance on the issues.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Meat Export Revenue Hits Rwf19.5 Billion in 2016/17 Fiscal Year

[New Times] Rwanda’s meat export revenue increased by 29.7 per cent for the year ended June 2017 driven by good prices and high volumes, according to the National Agricultural Export Board (NAEB) annual report.

[New Times] Rwanda's meat export revenue increased by 29.7 per cent for the year ended June 2017 driven by good prices and high volumes, according to the National Agricultural Export Board (NAEB) annual report.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Waica Convenes Liberia’s Confab

[The Capitol Times] A four day international conference geared towards building the technical capacity of insurance companies in West Africa, commenced in Monrovia on Monday. The conference is being organized by the West Africa Reinsurance Corporation …

[The Capitol Times] A four day international conference geared towards building the technical capacity of insurance companies in West Africa, commenced in Monrovia on Monday. The conference is being organized by the West Africa Reinsurance Corporation PLC (WAICA).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia