Govt Wants Thorough Investigation Into Killing of Tanzanian Peacekeepers in DRC

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has directed the United Nations (UN) to conduct thorough investigation into the killing of 14 Tanzanian peacekeepers in an attack by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in north eastern of the Democratic Republic …

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The government has directed the United Nations (UN) to conduct thorough investigation into the killing of 14 Tanzanian peacekeepers in an attack by the Allied Democratic Forces (ADF) in north eastern of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Senate Rejects DPR’s N355 Million Budget for Foreign Trips

[Premium Times] The Senate Committee on Petroleum (Upstream) on Thursday rejected Department of Petroleum Resources’ (DPR) proposal of N355 million for foreign trips in the 2018 fiscal year.

[Premium Times] The Senate Committee on Petroleum (Upstream) on Thursday rejected Department of Petroleum Resources' (DPR) proposal of N355 million for foreign trips in the 2018 fiscal year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Maimane Takes Perjury Case Against Zuma to the Courts

[Daily Maverick] Democratic Alliance Member of Parliament Phumzile van Damme and National Spokesperson Refiloe Nt’sekhe laid charges against President Jacob Zuma at the Rosebank Police Station at lunch time on Thursday. The DA laid charges of perjury a…

[Daily Maverick] Democratic Alliance Member of Parliament Phumzile van Damme and National Spokesperson Refiloe Nt'sekhe laid charges against President Jacob Zuma at the Rosebank Police Station at lunch time on Thursday. The DA laid charges of perjury against the president for misrepresentation under oath - not once, but twice. By BHEKI SIMELANE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

New Mara RC Malima Vows to Stamp Out FGM

[Daily News] AN ambitious anti-child marriages and female genital mutilation (FGM) campaigns funded by European Union (EU) through Plan International has been intensified in 15 rural villages of Tarime District in Mara Region.

[Daily News] AN ambitious anti-child marriages and female genital mutilation (FGM) campaigns funded by European Union (EU) through Plan International has been intensified in 15 rural villages of Tarime District in Mara Region.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Right of Reply – I Stand for Restoring the Dignity of the ANC – Sisulu

[Daily Maverick] There is little correlation between the headline and the article by Sara Gon published in Daily Maverick on 17 November 2017. Yet one feels compelled to respond to some of the inaccuracies, which are disappointing considering Ms Gon is…

[Daily Maverick] There is little correlation between the headline and the article by Sara Gon published in Daily Maverick on 17 November 2017. Yet one feels compelled to respond to some of the inaccuracies, which are disappointing considering Ms Gon is a Policy Fellow of an established research and policy organisation. First of which is that this is not a public contestation for office, neither is it a beauty contest. It is a succession debate about political leadership and ours is a very vigorous process we must all go th

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SABC Staff Use Labour Power to Interrupt Its Power to Broadcast

[Daily Maverick] SABC workers nationwide are taking their wage protest to the streets after rejecting the public broadcaster’s latest salary increase offer. By PUSELETSO NTHATE.

[Daily Maverick] SABC workers nationwide are taking their wage protest to the streets after rejecting the public broadcaster's latest salary increase offer. By PUSELETSO NTHATE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC Leadership Race – Delegates Ready and Eager for ‘Cleansing’ Conference

[Daily Maverick] When the ANC convenes for its 54th National Elective Conference at Nasrec this weekend, the branch delegates in attendance will hold all the power to vote in the party’s new president. PUSELETSO NTHATE spoke to some of them.

[Daily Maverick] When the ANC convenes for its 54th National Elective Conference at Nasrec this weekend, the branch delegates in attendance will hold all the power to vote in the party's new president. PUSELETSO NTHATE spoke to some of them.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Pardoned Man Jailed As Boy Aged Twelve Recalls Ordeal

[Daily News] TEARS roll down his cheeks, when Pekosi Mtalikidonga (55), one of the prisoners released under the recent presidential pardon, narrates his ordeal. Unlike his fellow pardoned inmates, his was a different life experience: he was locked behi…

[Daily News] TEARS roll down his cheeks, when Pekosi Mtalikidonga (55), one of the prisoners released under the recent presidential pardon, narrates his ordeal. Unlike his fellow pardoned inmates, his was a different life experience: he was locked behind bars in 1974 when he was a 12-year-old boy.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

We Must Respect One Another – Minister Moyo Tells Diplomats

[New Zimbabwe] The new government seeks an honest, respectful and forthright dialogue that will let go of the past, explore and pursue mutually beneficial economic opportunities, Foreign Minister, General Sibusiso Moyo, told diplomats in Harare.

[New Zimbabwe] The new government seeks an honest, respectful and forthright dialogue that will let go of the past, explore and pursue mutually beneficial economic opportunities, Foreign Minister, General Sibusiso Moyo, told diplomats in Harare.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

State Capture – Helen Suzman Foundation and Magda Wierzycka Sue President Zuma and 74 Others

[Daily Maverick] The mound of court documents on President Jacob Zuma and his legal adviser’s bedside table grew by one more on Thursday when the Helen Suzman Foundation and CEO of Sygnia, Magda Wierzycka, filed a 151-page application with thousands of…

[Daily Maverick] The mound of court documents on President Jacob Zuma and his legal adviser's bedside table grew by one more on Thursday when the Helen Suzman Foundation and CEO of Sygnia, Magda Wierzycka, filed a 151-page application with thousands of attachments in the North Gauteng High Court suing No 1 and 74 others implicated in the capture of the state for billions of rand. By MARIANNE THAMM.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa