The Mckinsey Dossier, Part 4 – Bending Over Backwards for Trillian

[Daily Maverick] Eskom paid Trillian R595-million without a valid contract while lying to the public about doing so. This is well established by now. But how the Gupta-linked company was sneaked onto Eskom’s payment system – a system designed to preven…

[Daily Maverick] Eskom paid Trillian R595-million without a valid contract while lying to the public about doing so. This is well established by now. But how the Gupta-linked company was sneaked onto Eskom's payment system - a system designed to prevent fraud - has always been a mystery. A series of interviews and leaked documents show that suspended chief financial officer Anoj Singh and his management team stand accused of bending over backwards to get Trillian their payday, sometimes bullying mid-level officials into fa

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Informal Settlement Without Toilets for 25 Years

[GroundUp] Residents of Barcelona Informal Settlement in Mdantsane, East London, say they are too scared of criminals to go and relieve themselves in the bush at night. Instead, they use buckets in their shacks, then throw out the excrement in the morn…

[GroundUp] Residents of Barcelona Informal Settlement in Mdantsane, East London, say they are too scared of criminals to go and relieve themselves in the bush at night. Instead, they use buckets in their shacks, then throw out the excrement in the morning.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Wa Jeffrey Says Opposition Will Never Rule Again

[Nyasa Times] Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Secretary General, Griezedar Jeffrey wa Jeffrey, has said Malawi Congress Party (MCP) will never rule this country again, as Malawians denounced the party and its rule in 1993.

[Nyasa Times] Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) Secretary General, Griezedar Jeffrey wa Jeffrey, has said Malawi Congress Party (MCP) will never rule this country again, as Malawians denounced the party and its rule in 1993.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Fuel Spill Affects 300 Square Meters of Soil

[ANGOP] Cuito -A perimeter of more than 300 square meters of soil was contaminated by the fuel spill resulting from the Saturday derailment of the CFB train in the town of Santo Biangue, Camacupa municipality, Bié province.

[ANGOP] Cuito -A perimeter of more than 300 square meters of soil was contaminated by the fuel spill resulting from the Saturday derailment of the CFB train in the town of Santo Biangue, Camacupa municipality, Bié province.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Cricket – T20 Global Disaster – League Postponed

[Daily Maverick] Cricket South African (CSA) confirmed on Tuesday that the T20 Global League has been postponed. Despite media being assured just last week that the tournament would go ahead as scheduled, the governing body now says the decision to pos…

[Daily Maverick] Cricket South African (CSA) confirmed on Tuesday that the T20 Global League has been postponed. Despite media being assured just last week that the tournament would go ahead as scheduled, the governing body now says the decision to postpone was "not taken lightly". BY ANTOINETTE MULLER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Golf – Mitchell Helps Put SA Eight Shots Clear in Zimbabwe

[Sascoc] Malcolm Mitchell and Garrick Higgo combined for a fantastic nine under par in the opening round of the All Africa Golf Team Championships to get South Africa’s title defence of to a fast start in Zimbabwe on Tuesday.

[Sascoc] Malcolm Mitchell and Garrick Higgo combined for a fantastic nine under par in the opening round of the All Africa Golf Team Championships to get South Africa's title defence of to a fast start in Zimbabwe on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Breytenbach Believed the NPA Would Tamper With Her Computer

[News24Wire] Former prosecutor, and now DA MP, Glynnis Breytenbach duplicated the hard drive of her work computer because she believed that the National Prosecuting Authority was not above tampering with, and manipulating, its contents after she had ha…

[News24Wire] Former prosecutor, and now DA MP, Glynnis Breytenbach duplicated the hard drive of her work computer because she believed that the National Prosecuting Authority was not above tampering with, and manipulating, its contents after she had handed it in.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

More Candidates Join Repeat Presidential Poll

[Nation] Independent presidential candidate Japheth Kaluyu and his running mate Muthiora Kariara have joined the October 26 fresh poll following a High Court ruling that allows the eight August 8 elections candidates to contest in the new process.

[Nation] Independent presidential candidate Japheth Kaluyu and his running mate Muthiora Kariara have joined the October 26 fresh poll following a High Court ruling that allows the eight August 8 elections candidates to contest in the new process.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya