Post Office Will Get Deal to Pay Social Grants By Friday

[GroundUp] “Subject to cost effectiveness” the South African Post Office will be providing four essential services needed to pay social grants on 1 April 2018. This was the assurance given by Jeff Radebe, chairperson of the Interministerial Committee (…

[GroundUp] "Subject to cost effectiveness" the South African Post Office will be providing four essential services needed to pay social grants on 1 April 2018. This was the assurance given by Jeff Radebe, chairperson of the Interministerial Committee (IMC) on Comprehensive Social Security, which has also been tasked with overseeing the phasing out of the current service provider - Cash Paymaster Services.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Makwakwa Dossier, Part One – Moyane, Hogan Lovells and the Investigation That Never Really Was

[Daily Maverick] Jonas Makwakwa’s disciplinary process seems so tailored that it borders on the realm of being cooked. Tom Moyane tried his utmost to keep the facts and the prolonged process secret and in the end attempted to mislead the public into th…

[Daily Maverick] Jonas Makwakwa's disciplinary process seems so tailored that it borders on the realm of being cooked. Tom Moyane tried his utmost to keep the facts and the prolonged process secret and in the end attempted to mislead the public into thinking his second-in-command has been cleared of fraud and money laundering allegations. Scorpio can now reveal that the opposite is true, show how the tailoring was done and explain how Moyane was aided and abetted by the international law firm Hogan Lovells. By PAULI VAN WY

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cancer – Radiotherapy Services to Resume Next Month

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) has announced that the recently purchased ?320,000 radiotherapy machine is fully installed and services are set to resume next month.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT | The Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) has announced that the recently purchased ?320,000 radiotherapy machine is fully installed and services are set to resume next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

CHF Members Now to Access Services At Ifakara’s St Francis Hospital

[Citizen] Kilombero -St Francis Hospital based in Ifakara, Kilombero District has signed an agreement with the Ifakara Town Council to offer treatment to patients who are members of the Community Health Fund (CHF).

[Citizen] Kilombero -St Francis Hospital based in Ifakara, Kilombero District has signed an agreement with the Ifakara Town Council to offer treatment to patients who are members of the Community Health Fund (CHF).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Human Rights Commission Hears of Abuses in Remote Towns

[GroundUp] “If we live in rural farm areas, how can we get to the Human Rights Commission? There is no one here to protect us,” Davine Cloete, a community activists from Uitkyk, Lutzville in the Western Cape, told officials of the South African Human R…

[GroundUp] "If we live in rural farm areas, how can we get to the Human Rights Commission? There is no one here to protect us," Davine Cloete, a community activists from Uitkyk, Lutzville in the Western Cape, told officials of the South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Over One Million Women to Benefit From Safe Delivery, Child Health Programme

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -More than one million women are expected to benefit with a Safe Delivery and Child Health Programme following a Sh114.2 billion donation from the Canadian Embassy.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -More than one million women are expected to benefit with a Safe Delivery and Child Health Programme following a Sh114.2 billion donation from the Canadian Embassy.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Zanzibar Hunts 53 Million – to Host ‘Special Olympic’

[Daily News] WITH less than three weeks left, Zanzibar is calling for a financial support as it prepares to host the national Junior Special Olympics. According to the organisers, the budget to host the national level competition for children with ment…

[Daily News] WITH less than three weeks left, Zanzibar is calling for a financial support as it prepares to host the national Junior Special Olympics. According to the organisers, the budget to host the national level competition for children with mental disability, is estimated at 53m/-.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Lessons for South Africa’s Jacob Zuma in Robert Mugabe’s Misfortunes

[The Conversation Africa] President Robert Mugabe’s endgame in Zimbabwe holds various lessons for his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, as the latter too, considers his prospects towards the end of his presidency. The first, obviously, is that whi…

[The Conversation Africa] President Robert Mugabe's endgame in Zimbabwe holds various lessons for his South African counterpart, Jacob Zuma, as the latter too, considers his prospects towards the end of his presidency. The first, obviously, is that while, from the pinnacle of power, a country's president may feel the monarch of all he can survey, it is always possible that the blade of the guillotine is just around the corner.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tanzania Expects Tea Farming to Cover 3,800 Hectares

[The Exchange] Tanzania is set to revive and redeem the glory of the agricultural sector in its economy, having an association of experts give advice to farmers on how to make their production effective and improve the status of the national economy in…

[The Exchange] Tanzania is set to revive and redeem the glory of the agricultural sector in its economy, having an association of experts give advice to farmers on how to make their production effective and improve the status of the national economy in the coming year 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania