A Ravenous Feast, From Corrupt Top Cops to Jailed Boeremag Connections

[Daily Maverick] Minister of Police Bheki Cele on Wednesday conceded that the biggest threat to South Africa’s national security emanated from corrupt high-ranking SAPS officials as well as sole suppliers, such as former cop Keith Keating’s Forensic Da…

[Daily Maverick] Minister of Police Bheki Cele on Wednesday conceded that the biggest threat to South Africa's national security emanated from corrupt high-ranking SAPS officials as well as sole suppliers, such as former cop Keith Keating's Forensic Data Analysts, which in April tripped the switch of critical SAPS IT systems because payments to his company had been halted. The criminal justice system, said Cele, was being eaten from within.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Incorporating Indigenous Power Transfer With Formal Democratic System

[Ethiopian Herald] Free, peaceful and democratic power transfer is a cornerstone of democracy. It really represents in the starkest way, the peaceful transfer of power from a high level political leader to the other successor: a system that helps estab…

[Ethiopian Herald] Free, peaceful and democratic power transfer is a cornerstone of democracy. It really represents in the starkest way, the peaceful transfer of power from a high level political leader to the other successor: a system that helps establish a political framework that mitigates the crisis propensity of power transition. Such an approach focuses on power transition in which rising powers approach a declining hegemony that often escalates into conflict or war. Peaceful, free, fair and democratic and voluntary tr

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Term Limit to the Premiership – Bold Step Towards Democracy

[Ethiopian Herald] In one of his recent tours in the country, Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed made a pledge that he would work to introduce term limits to Prime Minister’s office. The Premier expressed his will and commitment to limit the tenure of offic…

[Ethiopian Herald] In one of his recent tours in the country, Prime Minister Dr. Abiy Ahmed made a pledge that he would work to introduce term limits to Prime Minister's office. The Premier expressed his will and commitment to limit the tenure of office to two terms.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Joburg Townships Erupt in Chaos As Communities Protest Over Land, Unemployment and Electricity

[Daily Maverick] Residents from several townships to the south of Johannesburg took to the streets on Wednesday morning to highlight their longstanding grievances which they say continue to fall on deaf ears.

[Daily Maverick] Residents from several townships to the south of Johannesburg took to the streets on Wednesday morning to highlight their longstanding grievances which they say continue to fall on deaf ears.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tense May Day at Pomponette beach

[L’Express] What started as a pacific civic gathering at Pomponette beach on May Day by the collective Aret Kokin Nu Laplaz (AKNL), the political party Rezistans ek Alternativ and the General Workers Federation turned into a tense situation.

[L'Express] What started as a pacific civic gathering at Pomponette beach on May Day by the collective Aret Kokin Nu Laplaz (AKNL), the political party Rezistans ek Alternativ and the General Workers Federation turned into a tense situation.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Opposition’s Masarira Ejected From Workers’ Day Event

[New Zimbabwe] Workers’ Day commemorations should not be politicised by any organisation and should not be an event to score cheap political scores, MDC-T Thokozani Khupe’s national spokesperson, Linda Masarira, said.

[New Zimbabwe] Workers' Day commemorations should not be politicised by any organisation and should not be an event to score cheap political scores, MDC-T Thokozani Khupe's national spokesperson, Linda Masarira, said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Magafuli Asks Denmark to Fund Construction of 11-Kilometre Road

[Citizen] Iringa -President John Magufuli has asked the government of Denmark to help and fund construction of an 11-kilometre road that links Tumaini University to Iringa Municipality, a move that will make it passable.

[Citizen] Iringa -President John Magufuli has asked the government of Denmark to help and fund construction of an 11-kilometre road that links Tumaini University to Iringa Municipality, a move that will make it passable.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Heche’s Brother to Be Buried Today

[Citizen] Tarime -Tarime resident Chacha Suguta, 27, who was stabbed to death on April 27, while in the hands of the police, and who was the younger brother of Tarime Rural Member of Parliament John Heche will be laid to rest today.

[Citizen] Tarime -Tarime resident Chacha Suguta, 27, who was stabbed to death on April 27, while in the hands of the police, and who was the younger brother of Tarime Rural Member of Parliament John Heche will be laid to rest today.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania