What KPMG’s Gupta Imbroglio Says About Corruption in South Africa

[The Conversation Africa] As far as corporate accountability goes, the recent announcement that the CEO and seven senior executives at auditing and consultancy firm KMPG in South Africa have resigned is a welcome development.

[The Conversation Africa] As far as corporate accountability goes, the recent announcement that the CEO and seven senior executives at auditing and consultancy firm KMPG in South Africa have resigned is a welcome development.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Teenager Sentenced to 7 Years for Sexual Attack

[Nyasa Times] The First Grade Magistrate Court in Lilongwe has sentenced 19 year old Allan Alikanjero to seven years Imprisonment with Hard Labour (IHL) after pleading guilty to the offense of defilement.

[Nyasa Times] The First Grade Magistrate Court in Lilongwe has sentenced 19 year old Allan Alikanjero to seven years Imprisonment with Hard Labour (IHL) after pleading guilty to the offense of defilement.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Flour Shortage Shuts Many Khartoum Bakeries

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Merowe -In Khartoum almost a quarter of all bakeries are reported to have stopped work because of the lack of flour. Residents in Merowe locality in Sudan’s Northern State have had to endure an interruption in the water suppl…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Merowe -In Khartoum almost a quarter of all bakeries are reported to have stopped work because of the lack of flour. Residents in Merowe locality in Sudan's Northern State have had to endure an interruption in the water supply since the start of this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Darfur Displaced Request UNAMID Protection During Protest March

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -More than 500 representatives of the camps for displaced people met in Kalma yesterday to discuss Al Bashir’s announced visit to camps for displaced people in Darfur.

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -More than 500 representatives of the camps for displaced people met in Kalma yesterday to discuss Al Bashir's announced visit to camps for displaced people in Darfur.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Lawyers Challenge Opposition Member’s Detention

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The lawyers of Nabil El Nuweiri, a member of the opposition Sudanese Congress Party who is based in the UK, filed a petition to challenge his ongoing detention by the Sudanese security service.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The lawyers of Nabil El Nuweiri, a member of the opposition Sudanese Congress Party who is based in the UK, filed a petition to challenge his ongoing detention by the Sudanese security service.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Widow So Admired Magistrate That She Broke Into Her House

[New Zimbabwe] A 35-year-old widow envied the lifestyle of a Zaka regional magistrate to the extent that she decided to break into the homestead just to have a view of what was inside before stealing valuables, a local court heard Monday.

[New Zimbabwe] A 35-year-old widow envied the lifestyle of a Zaka regional magistrate to the extent that she decided to break into the homestead just to have a view of what was inside before stealing valuables, a local court heard Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Women Football Is Coming of Age, but Do More

[Nyasa Times] I got a very good question from my son Tupochele as we watched the group qualifying round match of the Cosafa Women’s Football Championship that took place in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe between Malawi and Zambia that where and how are these playe…

[Nyasa Times] I got a very good question from my son Tupochele as we watched the group qualifying round match of the Cosafa Women's Football Championship that took place in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe between Malawi and Zambia that where and how are these players chosen to represent Malawi because, he said, he had never seen women play the beautiful game competitively here.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Ombudsman Issues Clean Bill of Health For Newspapers

[New Era] Windhoek -New Era Publication Corporation’s (NEPC) two newspapers, New Era and Kundana, have again emerged as the only two national newspapers that did not have any complaint registered against them by the public to the media ombudsman for no…

[New Era] Windhoek -New Era Publication Corporation's (NEPC) two newspapers, New Era and Kundana, have again emerged as the only two national newspapers that did not have any complaint registered against them by the public to the media ombudsman for non-factual reporting or violation of media ethics in the period January 2016 to July 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia