Op-ED – South Africa and Mauritius – Why Do Countries Reform?

[Daily Maverick] As South Africa under Cyril Ramaphosa contemplates how to balance calls for growth and redistribution and juggle the needs of political constituencies to implement, finally, a list of economic reforms, it would do well to look at what …

[Daily Maverick] As South Africa under Cyril Ramaphosa contemplates how to balance calls for growth and redistribution and juggle the needs of political constituencies to implement, finally, a list of economic reforms, it would do well to look at what others in Africa have managed. Mauritius, for one, is at the top of the charts when it comes to African governance.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Team Investigates Complaints Over Oil Pipeline Project

[Citizen] Tanga -Total has dispatched an independent team of experts to investigate complaints about compensation and assess environmental impacts over the construction of Hoima- Tanga oil pipeline.

[Citizen] Tanga -Total has dispatched an independent team of experts to investigate complaints about compensation and assess environmental impacts over the construction of Hoima- Tanga oil pipeline.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

MPs Want to Summon CS Henry Rotich Over CDF Funds

[Nation] MPs are mulling over summoning Treasury Cabinet Secretary Mr Henry Rotich over the delay in releasing Sh25 billion to fund constituency development projects in their respective areas.

[Nation] MPs are mulling over summoning Treasury Cabinet Secretary Mr Henry Rotich over the delay in releasing Sh25 billion to fund constituency development projects in their respective areas.

The Post Zuma Economic Bump Will Be Brief

[Atlantic Council] Since Jacob Zuma took office in May 2009, South Africa’s economy has been a story of low-to-no growth, flagrant corruption, and extreme inequality. Indeed, his erratic policies have twice spiraled the economy into recession (in 2009 …

[Atlantic Council] Since Jacob Zuma took office in May 2009, South Africa's economy has been a story of low-to-no growth, flagrant corruption, and extreme inequality. Indeed, his erratic policies have twice spiraled the economy into recession (in 2009 and 2017), resulting in significant slashes to the country's credit rating and an overall downgrade of the country's brand. The recent victory of Cyril Ramaphosa at the African National Congress (ANC) conference in December injected a sense of hope into the political and econom

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Makamba Cautions Leaders

[Citizen] Lushoto -Minister for State in the Vice-President’s Office (Union and Environment) January Makamba has cautioned Bumbuli District Council leaders against wasting their time planning over where the council headquarters should be built.

[Citizen] Lushoto -Minister for State in the Vice-President's Office (Union and Environment) January Makamba has cautioned Bumbuli District Council leaders against wasting their time planning over where the council headquarters should be built.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘Bakkie Loads’ of Mullet Picked From Beach

[Namibian] Walvis Bay’s Independence Beach was a hive of activity on Monday afternoon as people of all shapes and sizes scurried to collect thousands of mullet (harder) washed ashore – filling bakkies to the brim with the silver sardine-sized fish.

[Namibian] Walvis Bay's Independence Beach was a hive of activity on Monday afternoon as people of all shapes and sizes scurried to collect thousands of mullet (harder) washed ashore - filling bakkies to the brim with the silver sardine-sized fish.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia