Radio Station Suspended ‘For Undermining National Security’

[MFWA] Conakry-based Espace FM has been suspended for a week by Guinea’s media regulator, Haute autorité de la communication (HAC), after airing a programme that the regulator deemed to be prejudicial to national security.

[MFWA] Conakry-based Espace FM has been suspended for a week by Guinea's media regulator, Haute autorité de la communication (HAC), after airing a programme that the regulator deemed to be prejudicial to national security.

source: AllAfrica News: Guinea

New Govt Acts on Persecuted Journalists

[MFWA] In what is a major breakthrough in the long fight against impunity in The Gambia, two senior government officials have revealed that the Gambian government has decided to comply with the rulings of the ECOWAS Court in the cases of murdered Deyda…

[MFWA] In what is a major breakthrough in the long fight against impunity in The Gambia, two senior government officials have revealed that the Gambian government has decided to comply with the rulings of the ECOWAS Court in the cases of murdered Deyda Hydara, disappeared Chief Ebrima Manneh and tortured Musa Saidykhan.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Coast Cautiously Welcomes the Sassa and Sapo Takeover of Social Grants

[COSATU] The Congress of South African Trade Unions cautiously welcomes the commitment by the Inter-Ministerial Committee that they are now ready to introduce of an integrated payment system of social grants by government entities South African Social …

[COSATU] The Congress of South African Trade Unions cautiously welcomes the commitment by the Inter-Ministerial Committee that they are now ready to introduce of an integrated payment system of social grants by government entities South African Social Security Agency (Sassa) and the South African Post Office (Sapo). This is long overdue and it will go a long way in giving some relief to social grants beneficiaries that there will be uncertainty and bureaucratic bungling, when the current contract with Cash Paymaste

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Criminals Given Heavy Jail Terms

[SAPS] The South African Police Service is still determined to fight incidents of Serious and violent crimes including Trio Crimes through the quality investigative skills adopted by our Detectives. These endeavors continue to yield positive results as…

[SAPS] The South African Police Service is still determined to fight incidents of Serious and violent crimes including Trio Crimes through the quality investigative skills adopted by our Detectives. These endeavors continue to yield positive results as more heavy sentences are being acquired.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NUM Has Received a Certificate to Go On Strike in the Coal Sector

[COSATU] The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) can confirm that it has received a certificate to go on strike in the coal sector yesterday afternoon. Negotiations between the NUM and the Chamber of Mines have officially collapsed with the issuing of …

[COSATU] The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) can confirm that it has received a certificate to go on strike in the coal sector yesterday afternoon. Negotiations between the NUM and the Chamber of Mines have officially collapsed with the issuing of a certificate of non-resolution to the dispute by the CCMA. The NUM leadership is going to report back to members. The NUM will issue a notice to go on strike in due course.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘It’s One Thing to Dismiss a VP but It’s Another When It Affects the Stability of Zim’

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe’s opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai has said that he is worried about stability in the southern African country following the sacking of vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa from his post this w…

[News24Wire] Zimbabwe's opposition Movement for Democratic Change (MDC) leader Morgan Tsvangirai has said that he is worried about stability in the southern African country following the sacking of vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa from his post this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Beast, Coenie Return for Boks, De Allende At 12

[News24Wire] Experienced props Tendai Mtawarira and Coenie Oosthuizen , as well as inside centre Damian de Allende , all return to the Springbok starting team to face Ireland on Saturday evening (kick-off at 19h30 SA time) at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

[News24Wire] Experienced props Tendai Mtawarira and Coenie Oosthuizen , as well as inside centre Damian de Allende , all return to the Springbok starting team to face Ireland on Saturday evening (kick-off at 19h30 SA time) at the Aviva Stadium in Dublin.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Values of Helen Suzman Will Light Our Way Forward

[DA] Every day, as I approach my office from the stairwell on the second floor of the Marks Building in Parliament, the first thing I see is a life-sized portrait of Helen Suzman hanging on the wall of the small foyer outside my office.

[DA] Every day, as I approach my office from the stairwell on the second floor of the Marks Building in Parliament, the first thing I see is a life-sized portrait of Helen Suzman hanging on the wall of the small foyer outside my office.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa