North West to Fast Track Service Delivery

[SAnews.gov.za] North West MEC for Local Government and Human Settlements, Galaletsang Gaolaolwe, has lobbied MMCs across the province, particularly those responsible for community safety and infrastructure, to fast track service delivery.

[SAnews.gov.za] North West MEC for Local Government and Human Settlements, Galaletsang Gaolaolwe, has lobbied MMCs across the province, particularly those responsible for community safety and infrastructure, to fast track service delivery.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Public Enterprises Minster Asks Assistant to Resign Over #GuptaLeaks

[News24Wire] Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown, has asked her personal assistant, Kim Davids, to step down following allegations related to the email leaks this week.

[News24Wire] Minister of Public Enterprises, Lynne Brown, has asked her personal assistant, Kim Davids, to step down following allegations related to the email leaks this week.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

War Veterans’ Group Comes to Grace Mugabe’s Defence

[New Zimbabwe] The Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Mandi Chimene led war veterans faction leader, George Mlala has said the executive led by Christopher Mutsvangwa should stop masquerading as the Zimbabwe Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNL…

[New Zimbabwe] The Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Mandi Chimene led war veterans faction leader, George Mlala has said the executive led by Christopher Mutsvangwa should stop masquerading as the Zimbabwe Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) as they were expelled from Zanu PF.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Averts Load-Shedding Threat

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has paid $8 million to Eskom of South Africa and Hydro Cahora Bassa (HCB) of Mozambique to avoid losing 350 megawatts as the country battles to liquidate arrears amounting to over $50 million. Eskom had threatened to switch off Ze…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has paid $8 million to Eskom of South Africa and Hydro Cahora Bassa (HCB) of Mozambique to avoid losing 350 megawatts as the country battles to liquidate arrears amounting to over $50 million. Eskom had threatened to switch off Zesa Holdings beginning yesterday. Zesa Holdings, Ministry of Energy and Power Development and Reserve Bank officials yesterday met Eskom management in South Africa where they presented an acceptable payment plan.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Double Pay – Serap Welcomes Saraki’s Move to Stop Receiving Pensions

[Premium Times] The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has welcomed Senate President Bukola Saraki’s move to “stop receiving pensions from Kwara state, where he was the governor between 2003 and 2011, and urges him to join us in t…

[Premium Times] The Socio-Economic Rights and Accountability Project, SERAP, has welcomed Senate President Bukola Saraki's move to "stop receiving pensions from Kwara state, where he was the governor between 2003 and 2011, and urges him to join us in the campaign to end the unjust, unfair and discriminatory practice of providing life pensions to former governors and to abolish laws that make this possible."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Revenue Service Outreach Project to Educate Deaf, Blind Communities

[SAnews.gov.za] The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has embarked on an outreach project aimed at serving and educating the deaf and blind communities on tax compliance.

[SAnews.gov.za] The South African Revenue Service (SARS) has embarked on an outreach project aimed at serving and educating the deaf and blind communities on tax compliance.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

PDP – We Didn’t Lose 2015 Poll Due to Obasanjo, Atiku’s Exit

[This Day] Abuja -The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the exit of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, his erstwhile deputy, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and some governors elected on the platform of the party to the All Progressives Congress (APC) wa…

[This Day] Abuja -The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has said the exit of former President Olusegun Obasanjo, his erstwhile deputy, Alhaji Atiku Abubakar, and some governors elected on the platform of the party to the All Progressives Congress (APC) was not responsible for its loss of the 2015 presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Marathon Runners Leave for World Champs

[The Herald] Zimbabwe’s top marathon runners left the country yesterday for the IAAF World Championships in London. The quartet of Cuthbert Nyasango, Millen Matende, Rutendo Nyahora and Fortunate Chidzivo are expected in London today. The championships…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's top marathon runners left the country yesterday for the IAAF World Championships in London. The quartet of Cuthbert Nyasango, Millen Matende, Rutendo Nyahora and Fortunate Chidzivo are expected in London today. The championships are set to get underway on Friday and will end on August 13. They will be joined by United States-based Pardon Ndhlovu to complete the five-member team to represent the country in the men and women marathon on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Thugs Invade Kogi Assembly As Speaker Escapes Death

[This Day] Lokoja -There was pandemonium on Tuesday at the Kogi State House of Assembly when thugs numbering about 100 invaded the assembly, beating up assembly members and destroying items worth millions of naira.

[This Day] Lokoja -There was pandemonium on Tuesday at the Kogi State House of Assembly when thugs numbering about 100 invaded the assembly, beating up assembly members and destroying items worth millions of naira.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria