Declassified – Apartheid Profits – Pretoria’s Beehive in Paris

[Daily Maverick] This is the seventh edition of the Open Secrets’ series, Declassified: Apartheid Profits. While researching the recently published book Apartheid Guns and Money: A Tale of Profit, Open Secrets collected approximately 40,000 archival do…

[Daily Maverick] This is the seventh edition of the Open Secrets' series, Declassified: Apartheid Profits. While researching the recently published book Apartheid Guns and Money: A Tale of Profit, Open Secrets collected approximately 40,000 archival documents from 25 archives in seven countries. This treasure trove contains damning details of the individuals and corporations that propped up apartheid and profited in return. Many of these documents were kept secret until now. Most remain hidden despite South Africa's transi

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gospel Singer Musakwa Acquitted in Death Threat Case

[New Zimbabwe] Gospel singer Elias Musakwa,48, Friday walked out of court a free man after a Harare magistrate ruled that it was clear that there was bad blood between the musician and his neighbour who alleged he wanted kill him.

[New Zimbabwe] Gospel singer Elias Musakwa,48, Friday walked out of court a free man after a Harare magistrate ruled that it was clear that there was bad blood between the musician and his neighbour who alleged he wanted kill him.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Country Has Regained Food Self-Sufficiency – Mugabe

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe produced enough food to feed its people for the first time since adopting a controversial policy to strip land from white farmers, President Robert Mugabe told parliament on Tuesday.

[New Zimbabwe] Zimbabwe produced enough food to feed its people for the first time since adopting a controversial policy to strip land from white farmers, President Robert Mugabe told parliament on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Secret Vote of No Confidence Ballot in Johannesburg Mayor Rejected

[News24Wire] The DA coalition-led City of Johannesburg on Tuesday rejected a request to conduct the vote of no confidence in Mayor Herman Mashaba via secret ballot, saying the request is in conflict with the council’s standing rules.

[News24Wire] The DA coalition-led City of Johannesburg on Tuesday rejected a request to conduct the vote of no confidence in Mayor Herman Mashaba via secret ballot, saying the request is in conflict with the council's standing rules.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Road Access Fee On Foreign Registered Vehicles Introduced

[Nyasa Times] Those driving foreign registered vehicles on the roads of Malawi should brace to pay US$20 (about K14,680.00 at current exchange rate) from November this year following introduction of Road Access Fee (RAF) by Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA).

[Nyasa Times] Those driving foreign registered vehicles on the roads of Malawi should brace to pay US$20 (about K14,680.00 at current exchange rate) from November this year following introduction of Road Access Fee (RAF) by Malawi Revenue Authority (MRA).

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Township Residents Rely on Single Working Tap

[GroundUp] Residents of Ezinketheni in Pietermaritzburg travel long distances and wait in long queues to get water. The township has only four communal taps to supply hundreds of residents and three of those are not working. To avoid the queues, some r…

[GroundUp] Residents of Ezinketheni in Pietermaritzburg travel long distances and wait in long queues to get water. The township has only four communal taps to supply hundreds of residents and three of those are not working. To avoid the queues, some residents fetch water from the one working tap late at night.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

DPR Strategises to Recover Outstanding Govt Revenues

[Guardian] The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) is set to roll out some digitalisation programme to fully automate all critical operations of the organisation, enhance efficiency of all its regulatory deliverables and accelerate recovery of all …

[Guardian] The Department of Petroleum Resources (DPR) is set to roll out some digitalisation programme to fully automate all critical operations of the organisation, enhance efficiency of all its regulatory deliverables and accelerate recovery of all outstanding revenues due to government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria