Grant Crisis in Concourt – the Guardians, the People and the Predator State

[Daily Maverick] “Absolute incompetence.” Minister Bathabile Dlamini probably does not care that Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng delivered this damning assessment of her handling of the social grants system. From her performance in the National Assembly …

[Daily Maverick] "Absolute incompetence." Minister Bathabile Dlamini probably does not care that Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng delivered this damning assessment of her handling of the social grants system. From her performance in the National Assembly on Tuesday, it is clear criticism bounces off her. But if the ANC has any hope of continuing to run South Africa, they should care. Their policy documents say they need to focus on building "a capable and developmental state". But we have reached a situation where the judicia

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Institutions in U.S.$447,000 Water Debts

[Daily News] A NUMBER of government institutions here have defaulted to settle their water bills amounting to over 1 billion/-, money that should be paid to the City Water Authority in Arusha.

[Daily News] A NUMBER of government institutions here have defaulted to settle their water bills amounting to over 1 billion/-, money that should be paid to the City Water Authority in Arusha.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Social Action Fund Grants Uplift the Poor

[Daily News] BENEFICIARIES of Tanzania Social Action Fund’s (TASAF) grants in Chita Ward have appreciated the support, saying it has greatly helped in their anti-poverty struggles.

[Daily News] BENEFICIARIES of Tanzania Social Action Fund's (TASAF) grants in Chita Ward have appreciated the support, saying it has greatly helped in their anti-poverty struggles.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Age Is but a Number – Museveni Looks to 2021 and Beyond

[Africa Research Institute] Yoweri Kaguta Museveni was confirmed as the winner of Uganda’s presidential election for a fifth consecutive time on 20 February 2016. However, if the president is to stay in office beyond the next set of elections in 2021 h…

[Africa Research Institute] Yoweri Kaguta Museveni was confirmed as the winner of Uganda's presidential election for a fifth consecutive time on 20 February 2016. However, if the president is to stay in office beyond the next set of elections in 2021 he will have to overcome a constitutional impediment. Article 102 (b) of Uganda's 1995 Constitution states that "a person is not qualified for election as President unless that person is not less than thirty-five years and not more than seventy-five years of age". President Museveni will

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Foundation Hypes Investment Opportunities

[Daily News] TANZANIA Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) has asked the government to build industries in the country’s southern corridor to convince peasants to embrace farming as business undertaking.

[Daily News] TANZANIA Private Sector Foundation (TPSF) has asked the government to build industries in the country's southern corridor to convince peasants to embrace farming as business undertaking.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania