Prasa Locomotives Contractor Paid ANC ‘Fundraisers’

[News24Wire] Less than a week after Prasa made its first payment of nearly R500 million to the supplier of the controversial Afro4000 locomotives, the latter’s managing director paid an amount of R14.3 million into the account of a lawyer who had intro…

[News24Wire] Less than a week after Prasa made its first payment of nearly R500 million to the supplier of the controversial Afro4000 locomotives, the latter's managing director paid an amount of R14.3 million into the account of a lawyer who had introduced himself as a fundraiser for the ANC.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Challenge for Engineers and Scholars

[Nation] I was privileged last year to attend the Smart Africa Summit in Kigali. The high-level event was co-convened by the Rwanda Government and the International Telecommunication Union. It featured eight heads of state and government (or representa…

[Nation] I was privileged last year to attend the Smart Africa Summit in Kigali. The high-level event was co-convened by the Rwanda Government and the International Telecommunication Union. It featured eight heads of state and government (or representatives), dozens of Cabinet ministers, and hundreds of chief executives of leading local and global corporates, among thousands of captains of industry, mainly from Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Court Criticises John Githongo for Skipping Session

[Nation] The anti-corruption court expressed disappointment with former Ethics and Governance permanent secretary John Githongo, for his failure to appear and testify in the ongoing trial of suspects linked to the controversial Anglo Leasing E-cops pro…

[Nation] The anti-corruption court expressed disappointment with former Ethics and Governance permanent secretary John Githongo, for his failure to appear and testify in the ongoing trial of suspects linked to the controversial Anglo Leasing E-cops project.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Multi-Pronged Approach to Tackle Xenophobic, Gang-Related Violence

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says government is deploying a number of strategies to respond to the recent wave of civil unrest linked to xenophobia and drug and gang-related violence.

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says government is deploying a number of strategies to respond to the recent wave of civil unrest linked to xenophobia and drug and gang-related violence.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Senators Reassure County Bosses of Partiality in Spending Review

[Nation] Senators have assured governors set to appear before its Public Accounts and Investment Committee to account for funds allocated to counties that they will be impartial when scrutinising the records.

[Nation] Senators have assured governors set to appear before its Public Accounts and Investment Committee to account for funds allocated to counties that they will be impartial when scrutinising the records.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

UAE Drops Charges Against Couple For Pre-Marital Sex

[News24Wire] The charges against a South African man and his fiancée, who were detained in Abu Dhabi, were dropped earlier this week, the Department of International Relations and Co-operation said on Friday.

[News24Wire] The charges against a South African man and his fiancée, who were detained in Abu Dhabi, were dropped earlier this week, the Department of International Relations and Co-operation said on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Treat Kidnapping Like Boko Haram – Catholic Bishops

[Daily Trust] The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has urged the Federal Government to take decisive action against rising wave of kidnapping and banditry the way it handled the Boko Haram insurgency.

[Daily Trust] The Catholic Bishops Conference of Nigeria (CBCN) has urged the Federal Government to take decisive action against rising wave of kidnapping and banditry the way it handled the Boko Haram insurgency.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria