Kenya Tops in Brookings Financial Scorecard

[CIO] Kenya garnered 86 percent of the total possible points in four dimensions to receive the top score on Brookings financial to emerge the first overall among 26 countries in an inclusion scorecard.

[CIO] Kenya garnered 86 percent of the total possible points in four dimensions to receive the top score on Brookings financial to emerge the first overall among 26 countries in an inclusion scorecard.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Double Bronze Opens SA’s Marathon Worlds Account

[News24Wire] Hungary were completely dominant on the opening day of the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships on Thursday, but the South African duo of Sifiso “Alex” Masina and Christie Mackenzie won the hearts of the local fans at Camps Drift.

[News24Wire] Hungary were completely dominant on the opening day of the ICF Canoe Marathon World Championships on Thursday, but the South African duo of Sifiso "Alex" Masina and Christie Mackenzie won the hearts of the local fans at Camps Drift.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cops Smash Their Way Into Ex-Bouncer Boss’s Home in Underworld Raid

[News24Wire] Police apparently smashed through a glass front door to get into the Bellville home of a former bouncer boss in an underworld raid targeting illegal guns and clamping down on suspected money laundering.

[News24Wire] Police apparently smashed through a glass front door to get into the Bellville home of a former bouncer boss in an underworld raid targeting illegal guns and clamping down on suspected money laundering.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Social Grants Scandal ‘A Plot to Oust Government’?

[Daily Maverick] Former US-listed CPS/Net1 CEO, Serge Belamant, whose company earned R1.1-billion profit in five years disbursing social grants in South Africa, has blamed the Sassa scandal which unravelled in the Constitutional Court in March 2017 on …

[Daily Maverick] Former US-listed CPS/Net1 CEO, Serge Belamant, whose company earned R1.1-billion profit in five years disbursing social grants in South Africa, has blamed the Sassa scandal which unravelled in the Constitutional Court in March 2017 on "political infighting". Belamant declared the crisis a plot to "destabilise" the country's pension payout system and oust the ruling party. He also, shockingly, suggests that some members of the ANC have "bought into" CPS. Meanwhile, a panel of experts appointed by the ConCou

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Former ANC Youth League Leader Deployed to Diversity Agency’s Board

[News24Wire] Amid concerns about the Media Development and Diversity Agency’s (MDDA) management, opposition complaints about cadre deployment and a DA walkout, the National Assembly adopted the communications committee’s recommendation of three new boa…

[News24Wire] Amid concerns about the Media Development and Diversity Agency's (MDDA) management, opposition complaints about cadre deployment and a DA walkout, the National Assembly adopted the communications committee's recommendation of three new board members for positions at the agency.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Traders Refuse to Sign Rail Agency’s New Lease

[GroundUp] Traders on the rooftop of Cape Town Railway Station have delivered a memorandum to PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) at a closed meeting, expressing concern over a range of issues. These include crime and sanitation. The associat…

[GroundUp] Traders on the rooftop of Cape Town Railway Station have delivered a memorandum to PRASA (Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa) at a closed meeting, expressing concern over a range of issues. These include crime and sanitation. The association wants PRASA to fix these issues before traders sign a new lease agreement.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lion Loose in Gauteng for the Past Six Weeks – Wildlife Organisation

[News24Wire] Wildlife experts said on Thursday evening they aim to capture within the next 24 hours an adult male lion that has been on the loose in the Fochville area, Gauteng, for the past six weeks.

[News24Wire] Wildlife experts said on Thursday evening they aim to capture within the next 24 hours an adult male lion that has been on the loose in the Fochville area, Gauteng, for the past six weeks.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kings Offer a Range of Ticket Options for Pro14

[News24Wire] Southern Kings rugby fans in particular and Eastern Cape rugby fans in general are in for a treat and will be able to watch their favourite team against world class opponents as the PRO14 comes to South Africa, with tickets to this excitin…

[News24Wire] Southern Kings rugby fans in particular and Eastern Cape rugby fans in general are in for a treat and will be able to watch their favourite team against world class opponents as the PRO14 comes to South Africa, with tickets to this exciting new addition to the rugby calendar available immediately.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa