Finance Minister Called on to Appear Before Grant Crisis Committee

[News24Wire] Parliament’s standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) will call Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to appear before it next week to discuss the social grants crisis.

[News24Wire] Parliament's standing committee on public accounts (Scopa) will call Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan to appear before it next week to discuss the social grants crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Doctors Resolve Not to Resume Duty

[Nation] Hours after President Kenyatta and governors administered a dose of shock therapy to the doctors’ strike, the medics resolved to develop resistance and immunity.

[Nation] Hours after President Kenyatta and governors administered a dose of shock therapy to the doctors' strike, the medics resolved to develop resistance and immunity.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Gauteng Health Department the Worst Performing – Finance MEC

[News24Wire] The Gauteng health department is the worst performing of all the departments in the province when it comes to supplier payments, finance MEC Barbara Creecy said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] The Gauteng health department is the worst performing of all the departments in the province when it comes to supplier payments, finance MEC Barbara Creecy said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Malema Slams Zuma for Overlooking Women for Deputy Chief Justice Position

[News24Wire] EFF leader Julius Malema has accused President Jacob Zuma of overlooking Justice Bess Nkabinde for the position of Deputy Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court. Malema has labelled the move as “anti-women empowerment and development”. …

[News24Wire] EFF leader Julius Malema has accused President Jacob Zuma of overlooking Justice Bess Nkabinde for the position of Deputy Chief Justice of the Constitutional Court. Malema has labelled the move as "anti-women empowerment and development". Zuma announced on Friday that he has nominated Justice Raymond Zondo to the position left vacant by Dikgang Moseneke, who retired last year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Worst of SA Growth Cycle Now Over – Economists

[News24Wire] The 2016 GDP growth of 0.3% was below projections of 0.5%, but economists believe that the low growth cycle has bottomed out and expectations for growth in 2017 is above 1%.

[News24Wire] The 2016 GDP growth of 0.3% was below projections of 0.5%, but economists believe that the low growth cycle has bottomed out and expectations for growth in 2017 is above 1%.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

70-Year-Old Man Sits for Primary School Exam, Hopes to Go to University

[News24Wire] A 70-year-old Sudanese man has sat for his primary school exam in the country’s west Kordofan state, with hope to proceed to secondary school and eventually university, a report says.

[News24Wire] A 70-year-old Sudanese man has sat for his primary school exam in the country's west Kordofan state, with hope to proceed to secondary school and eventually university, a report says.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Social Media Regulations Threaten Democracy – R2K, DA

[News24Wire] The Right2Know Campaign (R2K) and the Democratic Alliance on Tuesday lashed out at State Security Minister David Mahlobo, who at the weekend said the regulation of social media in SA was being discussed at government level.

[News24Wire] The Right2Know Campaign (R2K) and the Democratic Alliance on Tuesday lashed out at State Security Minister David Mahlobo, who at the weekend said the regulation of social media in SA was being discussed at government level.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Young Initiate Still Missing, Believed Dead, Four Years Later

[News24Wire] Four years after he disappeared at an initiation school, a teenage boy is still missing and believed to have been beaten to death, a probe into the cultural practice heard on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Four years after he disappeared at an initiation school, a teenage boy is still missing and believed to have been beaten to death, a probe into the cultural practice heard on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa