Parliament’s State Capture Committees Must Get to Work

[DA] The DA urges the committees that have been tasked to probe State Capture to begin their important work immediately. To assist in this task, the DA will be tabling the #GuptaLeaks e-mails in the relevant committees this week, on 15 and 16 August.

[DA] The DA urges the committees that have been tasked to probe State Capture to begin their important work immediately. To assist in this task, the DA will be tabling the #GuptaLeaks e-mails in the relevant committees this week, on 15 and 16 August.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Diepsloot Station Not Adequately Resourced to Deal With Violence Against Women

[DA] Note to editors: Attached here and here please find photographs from DA Shadow Minister of Police, Zakhele Mbhele MP’s, oversight visit to the Diepsloot Police Station today.

[DA] Note to editors: Attached here and here please find photographs from DA Shadow Minister of Police, Zakhele Mbhele MP's, oversight visit to the Diepsloot Police Station today.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Controversial Prison Tender Referred to Special Investigating Unit

[News24Wire] A controversial multi-million rand prisons fencing tender, awarded during tax boss Tom Moyane’s term as head of prisons, has been referred to the Special Investigating Unit.

[News24Wire] A controversial multi-million rand prisons fencing tender, awarded during tax boss Tom Moyane's term as head of prisons, has been referred to the Special Investigating Unit.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Security Beefed Up for Dalai Lama

[The Patriot] Security arrangements in and around Gaborone are said to have been spruced up ahead of the visit by Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama next month, this publication has learnt.

[The Patriot] Security arrangements in and around Gaborone are said to have been spruced up ahead of the visit by Tibetan spiritual leader Dalai Lama next month, this publication has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Will the Real Tshekedi Stand Up?

[The Patriot] Since entering Parliament in 2008, the Minister of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism Tshekedi Khama has been the only cabinet minister who had his way and never shied away from criticising his own government.

[The Patriot] Since entering Parliament in 2008, the Minister of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism Tshekedi Khama has been the only cabinet minister who had his way and never shied away from criticising his own government.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Political Expediency or Genuine Offer?

[The Patriot] An announcement by Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) on Tuesday that Government will pay salary increment arrears to April 2016 for public officers belonging to members of BOFEPUSU affiliated trade unions has been received with mixed feelings.

[The Patriot] An announcement by Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) on Tuesday that Government will pay salary increment arrears to April 2016 for public officers belonging to members of BOFEPUSU affiliated trade unions has been received with mixed feelings.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Rural Councils Ordered to Buy Luxury Vehicles for Chairpersons

[New Zimbabwe] Rural development minister, Abednigo Ncube, has given a directive to all 60 rural district councils to buy brand new luxury Toyota Hilux D4D twin cabs for their chairpersons at an estimated total cost of $2, 7 million, an official in the…

[New Zimbabwe] Rural development minister, Abednigo Ncube, has given a directive to all 60 rural district councils to buy brand new luxury Toyota Hilux D4D twin cabs for their chairpersons at an estimated total cost of $2, 7 million, an official in the ministry confirmed on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Opposition Leader Sues Econet Over U.S.$1

[The Herald] Zimbabwe Development Party leader Mr Kisinoti Mukwazhe has taken a local mobile network service provider to the High Court for a dollar that he claims was unprocedurally deducted from his account.

[The Herald] Zimbabwe Development Party leader Mr Kisinoti Mukwazhe has taken a local mobile network service provider to the High Court for a dollar that he claims was unprocedurally deducted from his account.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mugabe Confirms VP Mnangagwa Hospitalised

[New Zimbabwe] The plot thickened around suspected attempts on Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s life after the embattled Zanu PF number two was flown to South African hospitals over weekend amid “food poisoning” claims by party rivals.

[New Zimbabwe] The plot thickened around suspected attempts on Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's life after the embattled Zanu PF number two was flown to South African hospitals over weekend amid "food poisoning" claims by party rivals.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe