Spur Sales Top R7 Billion As Consumer Pressure Tightens

[News24Wire] Spur Corporation [JSE:SUR] grew restaurant sales from continuing operations by 4.2% to R7.2bn in the year to June 2017, as discretionary spending came under increasing pressure and deteriorating economic conditions and growing uncertainty …

[News24Wire] Spur Corporation [JSE:SUR] grew restaurant sales from continuing operations by 4.2% to R7.2bn in the year to June 2017, as discretionary spending came under increasing pressure and deteriorating economic conditions and growing uncertainty gripped the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Development Deficit Feeds Boko Haram in the North

[IRIN] Maroua -One of the main reasons Boko Haram has been able to gain a foothold and recruit thousands of young people in the Far North Region of Cameroon is its relative lack of development and employment opportunities.

[IRIN] Maroua -One of the main reasons Boko Haram has been able to gain a foothold and recruit thousands of young people in the Far North Region of Cameroon is its relative lack of development and employment opportunities.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Primacy of the Law Has Been Asserted – but the Aftermath is Unpredictable

[The Conversation Africa] On Friday 1 September, Kenya’s Supreme Court delivered a surprise. Against the expectations of many, the court ruled – in a 4:2 majority verdict – that the presidential election held on 8 August was null and void.

[The Conversation Africa] On Friday 1 September, Kenya's Supreme Court delivered a surprise. Against the expectations of many, the court ruled - in a 4:2 majority verdict - that the presidential election held on 8 August was null and void.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Scores Killed in Renewed CAR Clashes

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -DOZENS of civilians have been killed and thousands displaced during escalating clashes between rival rebel groups in the Central African Republic.

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -DOZENS of civilians have been killed and thousands displaced during escalating clashes between rival rebel groups in the Central African Republic.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

UN Peacekeepers Killed in Mali Ambush

[CAJ News] Bamako -ARMED rebels have killed two United Nations peacekeepers in the conflict-prone Mali. Two other members of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) have been seriously injured after the militants attacked their convoy. On Wednesday (Yesterday), the UN secretary general, António Guterres, condemned the attack.

[CAJ News] Bamako -ARMED rebels have killed two United Nations peacekeepers in the conflict-prone Mali. Two other members of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) have been seriously injured after the militants attacked their convoy. On Wednesday (Yesterday), the UN secretary general, António Guterres, condemned the attack.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Slight Uptick in SA Platinum Output – Report

[News24Wire] South Africa’s output for refined platinum grew by 3% for the second quarter of 2017, according to the latest global production report by the World Platinum Investment Council.

[News24Wire] South Africa's output for refined platinum grew by 3% for the second quarter of 2017, according to the latest global production report by the World Platinum Investment Council.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa