By-Election Preview – All Eyes On the Big Contest in Metsimaholo, Free State

[Daily Maverick] A significant by-election will take place in Metsimaholo on Wednesday. For one thing, the SACP have decided to go it alone in this by-election – standing against the ANC. By WAYNE SUSSMAN.

[Daily Maverick] A significant by-election will take place in Metsimaholo on Wednesday. For one thing, the SACP have decided to go it alone in this by-election - standing against the ANC. By WAYNE SUSSMAN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Chinamasa Appointed Acting Finance Minister

[The Source] Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has named Patrick Chinamasa acting finance minister until a new cabinet is appointed, the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet has said.

[The Source] Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has named Patrick Chinamasa acting finance minister until a new cabinet is appointed, the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Public Transport Under Scrutiny Ahead of Festive Season

[SAnews.gov.za] Minibus taxis and buses will receive special attention this week in a pre-festive season drive to ensure that public transport vehicles are roadworthy.

[SAnews.gov.za] Minibus taxis and buses will receive special attention this week in a pre-festive season drive to ensure that public transport vehicles are roadworthy.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Council for the Mosques Mauritius call on PM to sanction MP Tarolah

[L’Express] In a letter dated 23 November 2017, the Council for the Mosques Mauritius calls on the prime minister Pravind Jugnauth to take the appropriate sanctions following what the Council terms as “immoral [… ] gross indecency” by the MSM MP Kaly…

[L'Express] In a letter dated 23 November 2017, the Council for the Mosques Mauritius calls on the prime minister Pravind Jugnauth to take the appropriate sanctions following what the Council terms as "immoral [... ] gross indecency" by the MSM MP Kalyan Tarolah.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

‘We Won’t Go Down’

[Times of Zambia] Legendary ‘Mighty’ Mufulira Wanderers’ chances of surviving relegation might look to be over but coach Justin Chinama has vowed not to go down without a fight in the last game against title chasing Zesco United.

[Times of Zambia] Legendary 'Mighty' Mufulira Wanderers' chances of surviving relegation might look to be over but coach Justin Chinama has vowed not to go down without a fight in the last game against title chasing Zesco United.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Letter to the Editor – South Africa Needs an Integrity Commission to Beat Corruption

[Daily Maverick] A specialised integrity commission should be established and tasked with preventing, combating, investigating and prosecuting serious corruption. By CAROL BOWER.

[Daily Maverick] A specialised integrity commission should be established and tasked with preventing, combating, investigating and prosecuting serious corruption. By CAROL BOWER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Open Season for Recreational Fishermen

[SAnews.gov.za] It’s open season for recreational fishermen and women, as the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) announced that as of 2 December 2017, fishers can make their first catch for the 2017/18 recreational fishing season …

[SAnews.gov.za] It's open season for recreational fishermen and women, as the Department of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries (DAFF) announced that as of 2 December 2017, fishers can make their first catch for the 2017/18 recreational fishing season for west coast rock lobster (WCRL).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Leaves for Kenya to Attend Uhuru’s Inauguration

[Shabelle] Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has left for neighbouring Kenya on Monday to join the heads of state attending in the inauguration of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

[Shabelle] Somali President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has left for neighbouring Kenya on Monday to join the heads of state attending in the inauguration of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia