Swakopmund’s Wall of Shame

[Namibian] The Swakopmund municipality says it has built a wall to shield the more affluent and beautiful side of town from the informal settlements along Nelson Mandela Road in Mondesa which are making the town an eyesore.

[Namibian] The Swakopmund municipality says it has built a wall to shield the more affluent and beautiful side of town from the informal settlements along Nelson Mandela Road in Mondesa which are making the town an eyesore.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Nasa, Judges Skip Uhuru Speech to Parliament

[East African] Kenya opposition National Super Alliance (Nasa) MPs and the entire Judiciary Tuesday kept off President Uhuru Kenyatta’s inaugural address to the 12th Parliament.

[East African] Kenya opposition National Super Alliance (Nasa) MPs and the entire Judiciary Tuesday kept off President Uhuru Kenyatta's inaugural address to the 12th Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Zuma Appointed Me – Minister Denies Gupta Hiring

[News24Wire] Co-operative governance and traditional affairs minister Des van Rooyen says President Jacob Zuma, not the politically connected Gupta family appointed him to the position of finance minister, a position he held for just three days in 2015.

[News24Wire] Co-operative governance and traditional affairs minister Des van Rooyen says President Jacob Zuma, not the politically connected Gupta family appointed him to the position of finance minister, a position he held for just three days in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC Provincial Conference Ruling an Obstacle for Dlamini-Zuma’s Campaign?

[Daily Maverick] The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has been holding its breath for Tuesday’s Pietermaritzburg high court ruling, which declared the party’s November 2015 conference “unlawful and void”. That conference outcome favoured Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s l…

[Daily Maverick] The ANC in KwaZulu-Natal has been holding its breath for Tuesday's Pietermaritzburg high court ruling, which declared the party's November 2015 conference "unlawful and void". That conference outcome favoured Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's lobbyists, but this judgment now takes the fight back to the branches. While the provincial leaders who have been invalidated have already declared that they're preparing to appeal, their detractors hope this will give them the gap they needed to prove their strength in the pr

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fifth Suspect in Connection With Cases of Violation of Graves At Tshitavha Village

[SAPS] Members of the South African Police Service Provincial Task Team and the Thohoyandou Cluster detectives today arrested the fifth suspect in connection with cases of violation of graves at Tshitavha village. A 42-year-old traditional healer was a…

[SAPS] Members of the South African Police Service Provincial Task Team and the Thohoyandou Cluster detectives today arrested the fifth suspect in connection with cases of violation of graves at Tshitavha village. A 42-year-old traditional healer was arrested at Mbilwi location following an intensive investigation. This traditional healer is suspected to be one of the recipients of human remains that were dug from the graves in the Vhembe district. He will appear in Makuya periodical court on Wednesday, 13 Septem

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fans Suggest Stronger Security

[Nyasa Times] A football fan on social media has suggested it is high time that stadium management looked at entry and exit of the teams in order to give the players maximum security they need.

[Nyasa Times] A football fan on social media has suggested it is high time that stadium management looked at entry and exit of the teams in order to give the players maximum security they need.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Durban Clubs Stalling R35 Billion Development

[News24Wire] The Durban Point Development Company (DPDC) says a R35bn project to upgrade the area close to the harbour mouth is being delayed – at a potential cost of up to R100 000 a day – because two water sports clubs are refusing to vacate their cl…

[News24Wire] The Durban Point Development Company (DPDC) says a R35bn project to upgrade the area close to the harbour mouth is being delayed - at a potential cost of up to R100 000 a day - because two water sports clubs are refusing to vacate their clubhouses overlooking Vetch's Beach.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Business Robbery in Traduna Mall

[SAPS] An alleged armed robber shot himself in the foot after a scuffle ensued between him and an employee at a cell phone shop at Traduna Mall in Central. According to police information, three suspects (2 armed with a firearm) entered the shop and th…

[SAPS] An alleged armed robber shot himself in the foot after a scuffle ensued between him and an employee at a cell phone shop at Traduna Mall in Central. According to police information, three suspects (2 armed with a firearm) entered the shop and threatened the four employees demanding cellphones and keys to the safe. As the suspect attempted to point the fire arm at one of the employees, she grabbed his hand and a shot went off injuring himself in the leg. The suspects fled on foot with cellphones and laptops

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa