UN and Partners Launch U.S.$1.72 Billion Appeal

[UN News] The United Nations relief wing and the humanitarian community in South Sudan launched on Wednesday a $1.72 billion appeal to assist six million people affected by conflict, displacement and hunger.

[UN News] The United Nations relief wing and the humanitarian community in South Sudan launched on Wednesday a $1.72 billion appeal to assist six million people affected by conflict, displacement and hunger.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Chinese Envoy Tips Rwandan Youth on Hard Work

[New Times] Rwandan youth should pick a leaf from Chinese hard working culture which managed to lift their nation from a poor state to current developing pace, Rao Hongwei, the Chinese ambassador to Rwanda said.

[New Times] Rwandan youth should pick a leaf from Chinese hard working culture which managed to lift their nation from a poor state to current developing pace, Rao Hongwei, the Chinese ambassador to Rwanda said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Trucks Crumpled After Deadly Head-On Collision

[News24Wire] The N6, near the Smithfield and Bethulie crossing in Free State, was closed for most of Wednesday afternoon following a collision between two trucks which left both drivers dead.

[News24Wire] The N6, near the Smithfield and Bethulie crossing in Free State, was closed for most of Wednesday afternoon following a collision between two trucks which left both drivers dead.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SA’s Industrial, Economic Policy Under Spotlight

[SAnews.gov.za] In a bid to stimulate thought leadership within the organisation, the National School of Government (NSG) hosted a roundtable discussion under the theme “Industrialisation and Sustainable Economic Transformation”.

[SAnews.gov.za] In a bid to stimulate thought leadership within the organisation, the National School of Government (NSG) hosted a roundtable discussion under the theme "Industrialisation and Sustainable Economic Transformation".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

#StateCapture Ruling Praised for Costs Orders Against Zuma

[News24Wire] The two scathing judgments delivered in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria against President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday, in which he was ordered to personally pay legal costs, have proved that South Africa has a “strong, robust and inde…

[News24Wire] The two scathing judgments delivered in the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria against President Jacob Zuma on Wednesday, in which he was ordered to personally pay legal costs, have proved that South Africa has a "strong, robust and independent" judiciary.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Communications Minister Speaks On SABC Strike

[SAnews.gov.za] Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has appealed to workers and unions at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) to avoid any disruptions to day-to-day operations as staff members are expected to resume strike ac…

[SAnews.gov.za] Communications Minister Mmamoloko Kubayi-Ngubane has appealed to workers and unions at the South African Broadcasting Corporation (SABC) to avoid any disruptions to day-to-day operations as staff members are expected to resume strike action over wage disputes.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

KZN Branches Which Backed Ramaphosa Showed Maturity – Bheki Cele

[News24Wire] ANC National Executive Committee member Bheki Cele says the fact that almost 200 branches in KwaZulu-Natal nominated Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa for the party’s next president shows maturity beyond tribal lines.

[News24Wire] ANC National Executive Committee member Bheki Cele says the fact that almost 200 branches in KwaZulu-Natal nominated Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa for the party's next president shows maturity beyond tribal lines.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

FAZ Appoints David Dein To Spearhead De-Linking League

The Football Association of Zambia has appointed respected English soccer administrator David Dein as a consultant to spearhead the restructuring of the league. A committee headed by FAZ vice-president Rix Mweemba and deputised by Ndola lawyer Kephas Katongo will work … Continued

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The Football Association of Zambia has appointed respected English soccer administrator David Dein as a consultant to spearhead the restructuring of the league. A committee headed by FAZ vice-president Rix Mweemba and deputised by Ndola lawyer Kephas Katongo will work with Dein, a former Arsenal vice-chairman. Dein has served various roles in football which include president of the G-14 group of European football clubs. The Englishman has also served on various committees within FIFA and UEFA including UEFA’s Club Competition Committee and Executive Committee. Dein was once shareholder in Arsenal F.C but sold his stake in 2007. His last high profile role was that of International President of England’s failed 2018 World Cup bid. Veteran sports administrator Simataa Simataa has been appointed secretary of the working group. According to a circular to all FAZ affiliates dated December 13 and is signed by general secretary Ponga Liwewe, there will be three ordinary members of the group. These include John Chiwele, Brian Mulenga and Joseph Chipampe. FAZ has also constituted the Ethics and Audit and Compliance Committees. The Ethics Committee will be chaired by Ndola lawyer Kephas Katongo with Freddie Chalenga and Kizzy Moonga as members. In the Audit and Compliance Committee Emmanuel Mambiko will be chairperson while John Nkonjera and Rueben Kamanga are members. The post FAZ Appoints David Dein To Spearhead De-Linking League appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

Commuters Fear Losing Their Jobs After Train Service Suspended

[GroundUp] Metrorail Western Cape published a statement on Sunday night that its Central line in Cape Town has been suspended until further notice. This is the line that takes working people in Khayelitsha to their jobs in the city centre.

[GroundUp] Metrorail Western Cape published a statement on Sunday night that its Central line in Cape Town has been suspended until further notice. This is the line that takes working people in Khayelitsha to their jobs in the city centre.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa