Danny Jordaan’s Intimidation Tactics – a Tale As Old As Time

[Daily Maverick] South African Football Association boss Danny Jordaan has taken a rape charge against him and framed it as a political conspiracy designed to depose him. It is a move straight out of the Jacob Zuma playbook. Beyond this, Jordaan’s layi…

[Daily Maverick] South African Football Association boss Danny Jordaan has taken a rape charge against him and framed it as a political conspiracy designed to depose him. It is a move straight out of the Jacob Zuma playbook. Beyond this, Jordaan's laying of countercharges against his rape accuser Jennifer Ferguson is another time-honoured intimidation tool in the armoury of powerful men. We would be fools to fall for this grubby sideshow.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SABC ‘Puts the Record Straight’ After 26 Employees Fired

[News24Wire] The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) ‘put the record straight’ after it was reported that 26 staff members in their licence collection department were fired last week Wednesday.

[News24Wire] The South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) 'put the record straight' after it was reported that 26 staff members in their licence collection department were fired last week Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Prophet Bushiri Hands Himself to South Africa Police – Denies Being in Conflict With the Law

[Nyasa Times] South Africa-based Malawian prophet Shepherd Bushiri of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) on Saturday night handed himself to the South African police in Pretoria after the law enforcers had stormed his church looking to question …

[Nyasa Times] South Africa-based Malawian prophet Shepherd Bushiri of the Enlightened Christian Gathering (ECG) on Saturday night handed himself to the South African police in Pretoria after the law enforcers had stormed his church looking to question him with an alleged criminal complaint.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Here’s What the United Nations Pays Families of Tanzanian Soldiers Killed in Peace Missions

[Citizen] Dodoma -The family of a Tanzania People’s Defence Force (TPDF) soldier who dies while in the United Nations’ (UN) peacekeeping missions receives $70,000 (about Sh158 million) compensation from the UN, the Parliament heard on Tuesday, May 08, …

[Citizen] Dodoma -The family of a Tanzania People's Defence Force (TPDF) soldier who dies while in the United Nations' (UN) peacekeeping missions receives $70,000 (about Sh158 million) compensation from the UN, the Parliament heard on Tuesday, May 08, 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tanzanian Govt On a Tight Spot Over Hiked Sugar Prices

[Citizen] Dodoma -National Assembly Speaker Job Ndugai has directed the government through the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investments to come up with concrete answers concerning hiked sugar prices on Mainland Tanzania.

[Citizen] Dodoma -National Assembly Speaker Job Ndugai has directed the government through the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Investments to come up with concrete answers concerning hiked sugar prices on Mainland Tanzania.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

It’s Your Last Chance, Shein Warns Underperforming Leaders

[Daily News] Zanzibar -CHAMA Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) Vice-Chairman (Zanzibar) Dr Ali Mohamed Shein has warned underperforming lawmakers and councillors, saying they won’t get another chance to represent the party in the 2020 general elections.

[Daily News] Zanzibar -CHAMA Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) Vice-Chairman (Zanzibar) Dr Ali Mohamed Shein has warned underperforming lawmakers and councillors, saying they won't get another chance to represent the party in the 2020 general elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Ambassador – Al Bashir ‘Punishing Sudan Diplomatic Corps Out of Anger’

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Ambassador Adil Sharafi, former Ambassador of Sudan to Uganda, has described President Omar Al Bashir’s decision to reduce Sudanese diplomatic missions as “a result of anger about former Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour”.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Ambassador Adil Sharafi, former Ambassador of Sudan to Uganda, has described President Omar Al Bashir's decision to reduce Sudanese diplomatic missions as "a result of anger about former Foreign Minister Ibrahim Ghandour".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Darfur Armed Groups Declare Immediate Humanitarian Ceasefire

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur -The Sudan Liberation Movement lead by Minni Minnawi (SLM-MM), the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), and Sudan Liberation Movement-Transitional Council (SLM-TC) have declared an immediate unilateral cessation of hostilities fo…

[Radio Dabanga] Darfur -The Sudan Liberation Movement lead by Minni Minnawi (SLM-MM), the Justice and Equality Movement (JEM), and Sudan Liberation Movement-Transitional Council (SLM-TC) have declared an immediate unilateral cessation of hostilities for humanitarian purposes throughout the conflict areas of Darfur.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Tanzania Registers U.S.$10 Billion New Mega Investment Projects

[Daily News] THE Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) registered 89 new major projects valued at 1,057.37 million US Dollars (2.4tri/-) between January and April, 2018, thanks to improved investment environment.

[Daily News] THE Tanzania Investment Centre (TIC) registered 89 new major projects valued at 1,057.37 million US Dollars (2.4tri/-) between January and April, 2018, thanks to improved investment environment.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Military and Police Commands Fume Over Clashes Between Personnel

[Ghanaian Times] The Military and Police commands have cautioned their personnel to desist from actions that tend to undermine the authority of each other while performing their official duties.

[Ghanaian Times] The Military and Police commands have cautioned their personnel to desist from actions that tend to undermine the authority of each other while performing their official duties.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana