Why Protests Become Violent

[GroundUp] South Africa’s protests are often taken to signify the collapse of the social compact. They aren’t. Our (modest) experience has shown that protests are often a frustrated plea for an extension of the social compact – not its invalidation.

[GroundUp] South Africa's protests are often taken to signify the collapse of the social compact. They aren't. Our (modest) experience has shown that protests are often a frustrated plea for an extension of the social compact - not its invalidation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Dog-Eat-Dog Affair in Telecoms

[Financial Gazette] THE mobile telecommunications market in Zimbabwe is turning into a battle ring for the gladiators where the weak might find it difficult to survive as industry players remove all the stops in order to increase their market share, the Financial Gazette’s Companies & Markets can report.

[Financial Gazette] THE mobile telecommunications market in Zimbabwe is turning into a battle ring for the gladiators where the weak might find it difficult to survive as industry players remove all the stops in order to increase their market share, the Financial Gazette's Companies & Markets can report.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

National Social Security Authority Puts Pressure On ZB Financial Holdings

[Zimbabwe Independent] ZB Financial Holdings (ZBFH) majority shareholder the National Social Security Authority (Nssa) says it will not yield to pressure from an investment vehicle linked to veteran banker Nick Vingirai, the second largest shareholder,…

[Zimbabwe Independent] ZB Financial Holdings (ZBFH) majority shareholder the National Social Security Authority (Nssa) says it will not yield to pressure from an investment vehicle linked to veteran banker Nick Vingirai, the second largest shareholder, to appoint its proxies to the group's board.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Hospital Murder Case Goes to High Court

[Namibian] A YOUNG man accused of murdering his former girlfriend in the Outjo State Hospital, where she was being treated for stab wounds that he had inflicted on her a day earlier, made his first pretrial appearance in the Windhoek High Court yesterday.

[Namibian] A YOUNG man accused of murdering his former girlfriend in the Outjo State Hospital, where she was being treated for stab wounds that he had inflicted on her a day earlier, made his first pretrial appearance in the Windhoek High Court yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Masari Demotes Principal, Head Teacher Over Negligence

[Daily Trust] Katsina -The principal of the Junior section of the Unity Secondary School, Malumfashi, Malam Nuradeen Abubakar and the Head Teacher of Rimaye Model Primary School, Malam Yakub Ibrahim have been demoted to classroom teachers by Governor A…

[Daily Trust] Katsina -The principal of the Junior section of the Unity Secondary School, Malumfashi, Malam Nuradeen Abubakar and the Head Teacher of Rimaye Model Primary School, Malam Yakub Ibrahim have been demoted to classroom teachers by Governor Aminu Masari over negligence of duty.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Why Impose Sanctions On Ourselves?

[Financial Gazette] ECONOMISTS divide factors of production into three categories namely land, labour and capital. The rationale being that mankind must utilise these to produce and survive in this harsh world.

[Financial Gazette] ECONOMISTS divide factors of production into three categories namely land, labour and capital. The rationale being that mankind must utilise these to produce and survive in this harsh world.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Bank Bosses, Politicians Got Shady Loans

[Namibian] SEVERAL senior politicians and government officials have dipped into the SME Bank for loans and overdrafts. The troubled bank’s loan book shows that loans worth more than N$200 million are either not being repaid, or were not secured.

[Namibian] SEVERAL senior politicians and government officials have dipped into the SME Bank for loans and overdrafts. The troubled bank's loan book shows that loans worth more than N$200 million are either not being repaid, or were not secured.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Chief Justice Appointment – Mnangagwa Keeps Eye On the Ball

[New Zimbabwe] VICE PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa returned to Parliament Tuesday to further push a controversial first amendment to the country’s new constitution which seeks to place the appointment of the country’s top judges in the hands of the Presi…

[New Zimbabwe] VICE PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa returned to Parliament Tuesday to further push a controversial first amendment to the country's new constitution which seeks to place the appointment of the country's top judges in the hands of the President.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Board Chairman Interview – Seychelles Fishing Authority Should Take Hard Decisions Quickly

[Seychelles News Agency] With limited land resources, Seychelles is dependent on the ocean and for many years the fishery sector has been the 115-island archipelago’s second-largest part of the economy, after tourism. As one of the key players in the s…

[Seychelles News Agency] With limited land resources, Seychelles is dependent on the ocean and for many years the fishery sector has been the 115-island archipelago's second-largest part of the economy, after tourism. As one of the key players in the sector, the Seychelles Fishing Authority (SFA) plays an immense role in promoting sustainable and responsible fishing.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles