Gunning for Mashaba – ANC Takes Joburg No Confidence Vote to Court

[Daily Maverick] The Johannesburg ANC has filed court papers demanding that a no confidence motion in Mayor Herman Mashaba and Speaker Vasco da Gama proceed and be held by secret ballot. The party claims there are enough disgruntled DA members to remov…

[Daily Maverick] The Johannesburg ANC has filed court papers demanding that a no confidence motion in Mayor Herman Mashaba and Speaker Vasco da Gama proceed and be held by secret ballot. The party claims there are enough disgruntled DA members to remove the controversial mayor.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Three Aleged Drug Dealers Arrested in Durban

[SAPS] A joint operation by Provincial Drug Task Team, K9 Unit and Crime Intelligence assisted by Durban Metro police Drug Task Team led to the arrest of three alleged drug dealers yesterday. The arrested suspects aged 40 and 45 will appear in the Chat…

[SAPS] A joint operation by Provincial Drug Task Team, K9 Unit and Crime Intelligence assisted by Durban Metro police Drug Task Team led to the arrest of three alleged drug dealers yesterday. The arrested suspects aged 40 and 45 will appear in the Chatsworth Magistrate's Court on Monday, 18 September 2017 facing dealing in drugs and one of them will face a further bribery charge.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Youthful MP Joins Political Class for the Price of Prado

[Nation] John Paul Mwirigi, the 23-year-old Igembe South MP who campaigned by walking from door to door with the support of boda boda riders in the August 8 election is the proud owner of a fuel-guzzling, carbon-emitting Toyota Prado courtesy of Presid…

[Nation] John Paul Mwirigi, the 23-year-old Igembe South MP who campaigned by walking from door to door with the support of boda boda riders in the August 8 election is the proud owner of a fuel-guzzling, carbon-emitting Toyota Prado courtesy of President Uhuru Kenyatta who promised to gift him a car after he rode in a matatu to Nairobi for a Jubilee affiliated MP's meeting at State House early this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

200 Face Eviction As Bulakati Army Land Turns Into Industrial Park

[Monitor] Kalungu -More than 200 residents, currently occupying land belonging to Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) at Bulakati Village in Lukaya Town Council Kalungu District, have to look for alternative land following a new government plan to tu…

[Monitor] Kalungu -More than 200 residents, currently occupying land belonging to Uganda People's Defense Forces (UPDF) at Bulakati Village in Lukaya Town Council Kalungu District, have to look for alternative land following a new government plan to turn the area into an industrial Park.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nasa Propaganda Succeeding in Bullying Observer Missions

[Nation] Nature abhors a vacuum. Considering the experience Kenya has gone through over the past fortnight, it can safely be said that a vacuum of all types, especially one created in a difficult and febrile political atmosphere such as Kenya’s, is unh…

[Nation] Nature abhors a vacuum. Considering the experience Kenya has gone through over the past fortnight, it can safely be said that a vacuum of all types, especially one created in a difficult and febrile political atmosphere such as Kenya's, is unhealthy.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Local Netballers Shine in England

[Nyasa Times] Shooter-cum-defender Laureen Ngwira, who was identified by Malawi Queens coach Griffin Saenda to understudy Australia-based star Mwawi Kumwenda,is in England on a short-term contract with top side, Hertfordshire Mavericks, together with S…

[Nyasa Times] Shooter-cum-defender Laureen Ngwira, who was identified by Malawi Queens coach Griffin Saenda to understudy Australia-based star Mwawi Kumwenda,is in England on a short-term contract with top side, Hertfordshire Mavericks, together with Sharo Kaiche.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Government Spends Shs35b On Feeding Inmates – Report

[Monitor] Mbale -The government spends Shs35 billion annually on feeding crime suspects who are on remand in prisons, the report released by Foundation for Human Rights Initiative (FHRI), indicates.

[Monitor] Mbale -The government spends Shs35 billion annually on feeding crime suspects who are on remand in prisons, the report released by Foundation for Human Rights Initiative (FHRI), indicates.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda