What the Hijacking of South Africa’s Treasury Means for the Economy

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has been rocked by news that President Jacob Zuma has bulldozed the country’s National Treasury to adopt a fee free higher education proposal without following standard process and scrutiny. This is reportedly what’s behind the resignation of the Treasury’s respected head of budgeting, Michael Sachs. The Conversation Africa’s Sibonelo Radebe asked Seán Muller to weigh up the implications.

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has been rocked by news that President Jacob Zuma has bulldozed the country's National Treasury to adopt a fee free higher education proposal without following standard process and scrutiny. This is reportedly what's behind the resignation of the Treasury's respected head of budgeting, Michael Sachs. The Conversation Africa's Sibonelo Radebe asked Seán Muller to weigh up the implications.

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GID, IMU Intercepts 108 People On ‘Back Way’ Journey

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Immigration Department (GID) on Friday 10th November 2017, intercepted 108 people who were embarking on the perilous ‘back way’ journey to the Canary Islands.

[Foroyaa] The Gambia Immigration Department (GID) on Friday 10th November 2017, intercepted 108 people who were embarking on the perilous 'back way' journey to the Canary Islands.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Westfield Protesters Dispersed

[Foroyaa] The Occupy Westfield protesters took to the street yesterday to vent out their dissatisfaction towards the conditions of the nation’s water and electricity supplier, NAWEC. They were in white T-shirts bearing the slogan: #OccupyWestfield.

[Foroyaa] The Occupy Westfield protesters took to the street yesterday to vent out their dissatisfaction towards the conditions of the nation's water and electricity supplier, NAWEC. They were in white T-shirts bearing the slogan: #OccupyWestfield.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Is the Barrow Administration Passing the Test of Political Tolerance?

[Foroyaa] Every new government must go through two main tests. The first test is one of tolerance of public opinion and the other is the tolerance of public protest. If a government has the capacity to tolerate divergent views and dissenting opinion ex…

[Foroyaa] Every new government must go through two main tests. The first test is one of tolerance of public opinion and the other is the tolerance of public protest. If a government has the capacity to tolerate divergent views and dissenting opinion expressed in a free media, then it passes the first test.

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President Al-Bashir Calls for Joint Sudanese – Ugandan Investment Conference

[SNA] Entebbe -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, has called for a joint conference for investment to be held in Khartoum with participation of Sudanese, Ugandan and Arab investors to promote for establishment of joint Sudanese – …

[SNA] Entebbe -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, has called for a joint conference for investment to be held in Khartoum with participation of Sudanese, Ugandan and Arab investors to promote for establishment of joint Sudanese - Ugandan projects and establishing partnerships with the private sector and investors.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Mayor of N’djamena Briefed On Experiment of Vocational Training in Khartoum State

[SNA] Khartoum -The Mayor of N’Djamena municipality in Chad state, Mariam Jouma’a, Monday inspected the experiment of the Ministry of Manpower and Labour of Khartoum state in the field of vocational training, accompanied by Dr. Abdul A’atee Mohamed Kha…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Mayor of N'Djamena municipality in Chad state, Mariam Jouma'a, Monday inspected the experiment of the Ministry of Manpower and Labour of Khartoum state in the field of vocational training, accompanied by Dr. Abdul A'atee Mohamed Khair the director general and number of the ministry's officials.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

First Vice – President Informed On Plan of Women Union for Year 2018

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice – President and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, received in his office at the Republican Palace a delegation of the Sudanese Women General Union, which was headed by the union’s chairwoman, Mariam Os…

[SNA] Khartoum -The First Vice - President and National Prime Minister, Lt. Gen. Bakri Hassan Salih, received in his office at the Republican Palace a delegation of the Sudanese Women General Union, which was headed by the union's chairwoman, Mariam Osman Jissour, and discussed the plan of the union for the year 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Government Tight-Lipped Over Minister’s Sacking

[Foroyaa] The Director of Press and Public Relations at the presidency, Amie Bojang-Sissoho could not provide details when contacted to give account on what led to the removal of Interior Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty, on Friday 10th November 2017.

[Foroyaa] The Director of Press and Public Relations at the presidency, Amie Bojang-Sissoho could not provide details when contacted to give account on what led to the removal of Interior Minister Mai Ahmad Fatty, on Friday 10th November 2017.

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The Presidency On President’s Coordinating Council Meeting

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma today convened the meeting of the President’s Coordinating Council (PCC) at Tuynhuys in Cape Town and several important issues were discussed aimed at promoting coherence and efficiency in the delivery of services betw…

[Govt of SA] President Jacob Zuma today convened the meeting of the President's Coordinating Council (PCC) at Tuynhuys in Cape Town and several important issues were discussed aimed at promoting coherence and efficiency in the delivery of services between the three spheres.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa