Cement Manufacturer Appoints New CEO

[263Chat] Leading cement manufacturer, PPC Limited has with immediate effect appointed former Managing Director of their South African plant, Johan Claasen as the substantive Chief Executive Officer, with the company already upbeat about his successes …

[263Chat] Leading cement manufacturer, PPC Limited has with immediate effect appointed former Managing Director of their South African plant, Johan Claasen as the substantive Chief Executive Officer, with the company already upbeat about his successes since his elevation on an interim basis in July last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Authorities Oppose Atul Gupta’s Asset Forfeiture Unit Challenge

[News24Wire] The National Prosecuting Authority is planning to oppose an application by Atul Gupta, to have a preservation order obtained against him by Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU), set aside.

[News24Wire] The National Prosecuting Authority is planning to oppose an application by Atul Gupta, to have a preservation order obtained against him by Asset Forfeiture Unit (AFU), set aside.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South Sudan’s Parties Agree On Transitional Government

[Addis Fortune] The latest meeting between the two factions of South Sudan, the ruling and the opposition led by Salva Kiir and Riek Macher, correspondingly have agreed on the composition of a transitional government and security arrangement by the neg…

[Addis Fortune] The latest meeting between the two factions of South Sudan, the ruling and the opposition led by Salva Kiir and Riek Macher, correspondingly have agreed on the composition of a transitional government and security arrangement by the negotiation leader Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD).

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Last Week Would Pass As the Most Consequential in Ethiopia…

[Addis Fortune] Last week would pass as the most consequential time in Ethiopia’s political history since the mid-1970s right before the deposition of Emperor Hailesellasie’s government. So much happened within a few days; from the release of prisoners…

[Addis Fortune] Last week would pass as the most consequential time in Ethiopia's political history since the mid-1970s right before the deposition of Emperor Hailesellasie's government. So much happened within a few days; from the release of prisoners to the resignation of the Prime Minister and the reinstatement of a state of emergency. Gossip foresees many dramatic turns of political events are in store in the coming weeks as witnessed in the past couple of weeks.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Fake Documents Rob Nation in Daylight

[Addis Fortune] Education, as Nelson Mandela best described it, is the most potent weapon that can change the world. Thus, the need to provide quality education with appropriate inspection and control systems is crucial. And one of the mechanisms of do…

[Addis Fortune] Education, as Nelson Mandela best described it, is the most potent weapon that can change the world. Thus, the need to provide quality education with appropriate inspection and control systems is crucial. And one of the mechanisms of doing this is tackling the prevalence of fake documents.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Govt Determines to Carry Burden Solo, Given Private Sector Could Help

[Addis Fortune] Embracing the concept of a developmental state, the ruling EPRDF has sought to source its legitimacy from economic development. And at the end of the 2000s, there were enough roads, schools, hospitals, dams and university graduates for …

[Addis Fortune] Embracing the concept of a developmental state, the ruling EPRDF has sought to source its legitimacy from economic development. And at the end of the 2000s, there were enough roads, schools, hospitals, dams and university graduates for the ruling coalition to claim that Ethiopia could, within a decade and a half, become a lower middle-income economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia