Bell Pottinger – Trouble Mounts for Guptas’ PR Firm

[Daily Maverick] Reports from London on Thursday indicated that the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has concluded after a disciplinary hearing that Bell Pottinger breached the body’s professional charter in the firm’s work for th…

[Daily Maverick] Reports from London on Thursday indicated that the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) has concluded after a disciplinary hearing that Bell Pottinger breached the body's professional charter in the firm's work for the Guptas. This follows this week's resignation of a Bell Pottinger chairman from the board of the PRCA, while rumours continue to swirl about the fate of Bell Pottinger CEO James Henderson. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kiraithe Cautions Governors Against Targeting County Workers

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The National Government is urging governors who have threatened to dismiss public servants to review their stance and ensure each employee is accorded fair administrative action.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The National Government is urging governors who have threatened to dismiss public servants to review their stance and ensure each employee is accorded fair administrative action.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

House Reviews New Election Law From Senate

[Observer] A joint committee of the House of Representatives, comprising Elections & Inauguration and the Judiciary is reviewing a new election law to amend certain provisions of the elections law to clarify the powers and authority of the National Elections Commission with respect to the qualification of political parties and organizations for elections, determining election results and election disputes.’

[Observer] A joint committee of the House of Representatives, comprising Elections & Inauguration and the Judiciary is reviewing a new election law to amend certain provisions of the elections law to clarify the powers and authority of the National Elections Commission with respect to the qualification of political parties and organizations for elections, determining election results and election disputes.'

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Life Time Editor Detained Without Trial On Terror Charges

[CPJ] Authorities arrested Tim Finnian, editor of the weekly Cameroonian newspaper, Life Time, on January 26, 2017, over a report that he published alleging that two English-speaking youths had died in police custody, according to a journalist familiar…

[CPJ] Authorities arrested Tim Finnian, editor of the weekly Cameroonian newspaper, Life Time, on January 26, 2017, over a report that he published alleging that two English-speaking youths had died in police custody, according to a journalist familiar with the case and reports.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Masisi Forges Friendship With Farmers

[Botswana Daily News] Lobu Farm -The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has said as government, they are courting small stock farmers to use them as satellite stations to induct upcoming farmers.

[Botswana Daily News] Lobu Farm -The Vice President, Mr Mokgweetsi Masisi has said as government, they are courting small stock farmers to use them as satellite stations to induct upcoming farmers.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Boxing Extravaganza Gets Underway

[The Herald] All eyes are on Las Vegas tomorrow night with hundreds of private jets expected to descend on Sin City but the boxing extravaganza actually gets underway tonight in Harare when mixed martial artists and boxing collide.

[The Herald] All eyes are on Las Vegas tomorrow night with hundreds of private jets expected to descend on Sin City but the boxing extravaganza actually gets underway tonight in Harare when mixed martial artists and boxing collide.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Housing Appeal Targets 800 Houses

[Botswana Daily News] Mabesekwa -President Lieutenant General Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama says Presidential Housing Appeal’s aim is to have built 800 houses for needy persons by the end of the year. President Khama said this Wednesday at a kitchen soup …

[Botswana Daily News] Mabesekwa -President Lieutenant General Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama says Presidential Housing Appeal's aim is to have built 800 houses for needy persons by the end of the year. President Khama said this Wednesday at a kitchen soup supper in Mabesekwa in the Tonota Constituency.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Man Offers Room to Girl, Charged With Sexual Abuse

[New Zimbabwe] Hwange -A good heart has landed an electrician in court after the family of a girl he allegedly accommodated in his house for two weeks got him arrested for having sexual intercourse with the minor.

[New Zimbabwe] Hwange -A good heart has landed an electrician in court after the family of a girl he allegedly accommodated in his house for two weeks got him arrested for having sexual intercourse with the minor.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Buhari Signs Extradition Treaty With UAE, Other Pacts to Check Graft, Boost Economy

[This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja signed nine international agreements, including an extradition treaty with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), aimed at strengthening the anti-corruption war, boosting the economy and improving securi…

[This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari Thursday in Abuja signed nine international agreements, including an extradition treaty with the United Arab Emirates (UAE), aimed at strengthening the anti-corruption war, boosting the economy and improving security in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria