The General, the Poverty Funds and the Naked Women

[Observer] The effectiveness of development aid has been the subject of intense debate ever since Dambisa Moyo, in 2009, launched her explosive book ‘Dead Aid’ that described such a suffocating, paralyzing system of corruption and patronage that the co…

[Observer] The effectiveness of development aid has been the subject of intense debate ever since Dambisa Moyo, in 2009, launched her explosive book 'Dead Aid' that described such a suffocating, paralyzing system of corruption and patronage that the conclusion, that Africa would be better off without it, seemed inescapable.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Security Guard Shot and Injured During Durban Cash-in-Transit Heist

[News24Wire] A security guard was shot and injured during a cash-in-transit heist at Dube Village Mall in Inanda, north of Durban on Thursday, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

[News24Wire] A security guard was shot and injured during a cash-in-transit heist at Dube Village Mall in Inanda, north of Durban on Thursday, KwaZulu-Natal police said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Court Saves Nakumatt From Auctioneer’s Hammer in Sh23 Million Rent Row

[Nation] Troubled retail chain Nakumatt has secured a court order barring the owners of the mall that hosts its Nakumatt Mega store on Uhuru Highway in Nairobi from attaching its assets to recover Sh23 million in rent arrears.

[Nation] Troubled retail chain Nakumatt has secured a court order barring the owners of the mall that hosts its Nakumatt Mega store on Uhuru Highway in Nairobi from attaching its assets to recover Sh23 million in rent arrears.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Students Set Fire to Own Residence

[News24Wire] A group of University of KwaZulu-Natal students have been slapped with a court interdict instructing them to behave, following several fires in their private residence near Durban’s beachfront.

[News24Wire] A group of University of KwaZulu-Natal students have been slapped with a court interdict instructing them to behave, following several fires in their private residence near Durban's beachfront.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa