The DA Is Fighting for Your Grants

[DA] The following speech was delivered by DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane, outside the Department of Social Development following a march calling for the payment of social grants to all 17 million grant recipients. The Leader was joined by DA National Spokes…

[DA] The following speech was delivered by DA Leader, Mmusi Maimane, outside the Department of Social Development following a march calling for the payment of social grants to all 17 million grant recipients. The Leader was joined by DA National Spokesperson, Refiloe Nt'sekhe, DA Gauteng Provincial Leader, John Moodey, DA Shadow Minister and Deputy of Social Development, Bridget Masango, and Lindy Wilson, DA SCOPA Spokesperson, Tim Brauteseth, DA Gauteng North Regional Chairperson, Fred Nel, and DA Gauteng MPL,

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Body Found in Soweto Not Linked to Hostage Drama – Police

[News24Wire] Police say the body of a 29-year-old man that was found in Tladi, Soweto on Thursday is not directly linked to the hostage situation that took place on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Police say the body of a 29-year-old man that was found in Tladi, Soweto on Thursday is not directly linked to the hostage situation that took place on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

NEC Must Uphold Code of Conduct

[FrontPageAfrica] The National Elections Commission of Liberia (NEC) must be smart enough and must know better to uphold the Code of Conduct law and the Supreme Court of Liberia decision or else the NEC could face legal actions in court that will seek …

[FrontPageAfrica] The National Elections Commission of Liberia (NEC) must be smart enough and must know better to uphold the Code of Conduct law and the Supreme Court of Liberia decision or else the NEC could face legal actions in court that will seek to invalidate the outcome of any elections outcome if the NEC puts on the ballot name or names of candidates who fall short of satisfying the Code of Conduct Law.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Solo Sandeng’s Remains Exhumed As Investigation Continues

[The Point] The Public Relation Officer (PRO) of the Gambia Police Force (GPF) Foday Conta has told the press that the body of the former United Democratic Party (UDP) Youth Mobiliser, Solo Sandeng, who was reportedly killed by operatives of the defunc…

[The Point] The Public Relation Officer (PRO) of the Gambia Police Force (GPF) Foday Conta has told the press that the body of the former United Democratic Party (UDP) Youth Mobiliser, Solo Sandeng, who was reportedly killed by operatives of the defunct National Intelligence Agency (NIA), has been exhumed, as investigation continues with a view to bringing his alleged killers to justice.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

EU-Gambia Sign MOU to Facilitate Observers in Parliamentary Election

[The Point] The Government of The Gambia and the European Union on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate an EU Election Observer Mission to The Gambia for the upcoming 2017 parliamentary elections.

[The Point] The Government of The Gambia and the European Union on Thursday signed a Memorandum of Understanding to facilitate an EU Election Observer Mission to The Gambia for the upcoming 2017 parliamentary elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia