Pravin Gordhan’s Mission to Undo Rotten Deals and Save State-Owned Enterprises

[Daily Maverick] Project Recapture is on. Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan on Tuesday acknowledged that his department, and many of the State-owned Entities (SoEs) it oversees, had been at the centre of State Capture, but then used his budget …

[Daily Maverick] Project Recapture is on. Public Enterprise Minister Pravin Gordhan on Tuesday acknowledged that his department, and many of the State-owned Entities (SoEs) it oversees, had been at the centre of State Capture, but then used his budget vote speech to set out how those days of complicity are over. Entities are being "recaptured" for good governance, accountability to the South African public and financial sustainability for a contribution to job creation and economic growth.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Expropriation Without Compensation – Non-Participatory Participation

[Daily Maverick] Given that Section 25 – the so-called property clause – was probably the most hotly contested and meticulously negotiated issue during the constitutional negotiations, a move against it would conceivably symbolise the beginning of the …

[Daily Maverick] Given that Section 25 - the so-called property clause - was probably the most hotly contested and meticulously negotiated issue during the constitutional negotiations, a move against it would conceivably symbolise the beginning of the dismantling of the constitutional order. Certainly, some of the rhetoric in recent years suggests that there is a market for doing so.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Exiled Activists Call for Action Against Bujumbura

[VOA] Exiled Burundian activists and the Paris-based FIDH, or International Federation for Human Rights, are sending a strong message to world powers: It’s time to impose more effective sanctions and other measures on President Pierre Nkurunziza and hi…

[VOA] Exiled Burundian activists and the Paris-based FIDH, or International Federation for Human Rights, are sending a strong message to world powers: It's time to impose more effective sanctions and other measures on President Pierre Nkurunziza and his government.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Hogan Lovells Went Out of Their Way Not to Investigate SARS’ Jonas Makwakwa, Documents Show

[Daily Maverick] The tale of State Capture is incomplete when the looting of state coffers is discussed and denounced as if in the exclusive purview of public officials. When successful, the event co-exists in a mutually parasitic relationship where th…

[Daily Maverick] The tale of State Capture is incomplete when the looting of state coffers is discussed and denounced as if in the exclusive purview of public officials. When successful, the event co-exists in a mutually parasitic relationship where the public purse is the feeding ground and corporates are the enablers and agents of whitewash. The #GuptaLeaks portrayed this eloquently when journalists shone a spotlight on the immorality and malpractice of the KPMGs, McKinseys and Bell Pottingers of this world. Similarly, a

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

RwandAir Operates Kigali-Cape Town, Via Harare Maiden Flight

[This is Africa] RwandAir today makes its maiden flight from Kigali to Cape Town with a stop-over in Harare. RwandAir will operate four weekly flights on the Kigali, Harare and Cape Town route. The airline becomes the first to have a direct flight from…

[This is Africa] RwandAir today makes its maiden flight from Kigali to Cape Town with a stop-over in Harare. RwandAir will operate four weekly flights on the Kigali, Harare and Cape Town route. The airline becomes the first to have a direct flight from Harare to Cape Town, and the direct link will help to boost tourism, trade and investment between Harare and Cape Town.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe