Police Reservist the Alleged Mastermind in Businessman’s Kidnapping

[News24Wire] A Cape Town police reservist is accused of being the mastermind in the “well-planned and organised” kidnapping of a Cape Town businessman, the Wynberg Magistrate’s Court heard on Thursday.

[News24Wire] A Cape Town police reservist is accused of being the mastermind in the "well-planned and organised" kidnapping of a Cape Town businessman, the Wynberg Magistrate's Court heard on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Oil Executive Chosen as New Prime Minister

[VOA] Somalia’s new president has picked an oil executive and former aid agency director to be the country’s next prime minister. Hassan Ali Khaire will face the task of strengthening Somalia’s shaky central government and stabilizing a country struggl…

[VOA] Somalia's new president has picked an oil executive and former aid agency director to be the country's next prime minister. Hassan Ali Khaire will face the task of strengthening Somalia's shaky central government and stabilizing a country struggling with severe drought and Islamist militancy.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Two Arrested for Shooting and Armed Robbery On Buccleuch Interchange

[News24Wire] The Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) says two men have been arrested for the shooting and armed robbery that occurred on the Buccleuch Interchange on Thursday.

[News24Wire] The Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) says two men have been arrested for the shooting and armed robbery that occurred on the Buccleuch Interchange on Thursday.

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We Don’t Need Public Approval for Russian Nuclear Deal – Govt

[News24Wire] The South African government is under no obligation to get public approval for a nuclear agreement it signed with Russia, the Western Cape High Court heard on Thursday.

[News24Wire] The South African government is under no obligation to get public approval for a nuclear agreement it signed with Russia, the Western Cape High Court heard on Thursday.

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5ive Music’s Aibee Abidoye On Its Exclusive Deal With Etisalat, Why the Current Mobile Music Business Is Broken and Efforts to Get Artists and Songwriters Paid

[Digital Content Africa] 5ive Music was launched in Lagos in July 2016 as a way of exploiting rights from three music labels in Nigeria: Chocolate City Music, Cabal/Storm 360 and NowMuzik. It has focused on getting right the relationships on digital co…

[Digital Content Africa] 5ive Music was launched in Lagos in July 2016 as a way of exploiting rights from three music labels in Nigeria: Chocolate City Music, Cabal/Storm 360 and NowMuzik. It has focused on getting right the relationships on digital content with the mobile operators. Russell Southwood spoke to 5ive Music's General Manager Aibee Abidoye about the problems with the current business model for mobile music.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Court Hears How Club Night Ends in Tragedy for Cape Town Friends

[News24Wire] A happy night of pub and club hopping to celebrate a 21st birthday turned into a nightmare for four friends in Claremont, Cape Town, when two men beat one of the friends so severely that he died in hospital, the Western Cape High Court hea…

[News24Wire] A happy night of pub and club hopping to celebrate a 21st birthday turned into a nightmare for four friends in Claremont, Cape Town, when two men beat one of the friends so severely that he died in hospital, the Western Cape High Court heard on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa