Umeme Workers Demand Probe Into Millions to Workers Union

[Observer] Members of the Uganda Electricity and Allied Workers Union (UEAWU) have accused the executive committee of failure to provide the union’s financial standing for over five years.

[Observer] Members of the Uganda Electricity and Allied Workers Union (UEAWU) have accused the executive committee of failure to provide the union's financial standing for over five years.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘There’s More to Him Than What’s in the Media’ – Panayiotou’s Sister

[News24Wire] The sister of murder accused Christopher Panayiotou asked the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth on Thursday not to sentence him to life imprisonment for the murder of his wife.

[News24Wire] The sister of murder accused Christopher Panayiotou asked the Eastern Cape High Court in Port Elizabeth on Thursday not to sentence him to life imprisonment for the murder of his wife.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zimbabwean’s Endless Temporary Permit Renewal Nightmare

[GroundUp] Althea Jacqueline Roberts from Zimbabwe first applied for asylum in South Africa in 2009. Although her papers have been continuously renewed, in all these years she has never been given permission to remain in the country for longer than eig…

[GroundUp] Althea Jacqueline Roberts from Zimbabwe first applied for asylum in South Africa in 2009. Although her papers have been continuously renewed, in all these years she has never been given permission to remain in the country for longer than eight months; mostly she gets three month renewals. On 1 November, she was given only one month.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Government Relocates Mubende Artisanal Gold Miners

[Observer] The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has finally got a place where small-scale gold miners that were evicted from Mubende about three months ago can operate.

[Observer] The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development has finally got a place where small-scale gold miners that were evicted from Mubende about three months ago can operate.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Unit Probing Ex Energy Utility Head’s Pension Payout Claims

[News24Wire] Trade Union Solidarity announced on Thursday that it would launch legal proceedings to force former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe to repay the “unlawful” R30m pension payout he received.

[News24Wire] Trade Union Solidarity announced on Thursday that it would launch legal proceedings to force former Eskom CEO Brian Molefe to repay the "unlawful" R30m pension payout he received.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Global Tea Prices Rise By 15%, Says Report

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The average annual tea price increased by 15 per cent at the world market during the year ending August 31, 2017, compared with that of a similar period in 2016.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The average annual tea price increased by 15 per cent at the world market during the year ending August 31, 2017, compared with that of a similar period in 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Family Left Traumatised As Moyo’s Home Raided Again – Chombo Latest

[New Zimbabwe] TERTIARY education minister Jonathan Moyo’s family was left traumatised Thursday after his Harare home was again raided “soldiers”, as news emerged of missing finance minister Ignatius Chombo.

[New Zimbabwe] TERTIARY education minister Jonathan Moyo’s family was left traumatised Thursday after his Harare home was again raided “soldiers”, as news emerged of missing finance minister Ignatius Chombo.

The Gathering – Maybe It’s Time for ‘Crazy’ Ideas – Julius Malema

[Daily Maverick] The final words of the 2017 Gathering were left to EFF leader Julius Malema. The Commander-in-Chief used the platform to explain his silence this year, why the ANC is like Omo washing powder, how his love for Robert Mugabe has never fa…

[Daily Maverick] The final words of the 2017 Gathering were left to EFF leader Julius Malema. The Commander-in-Chief used the platform to explain his silence this year, why the ANC is like Omo washing powder, how his love for Robert Mugabe has never faltered - and how SARS, he claims, pursued him via its rogue unit over his tax bill. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa