DA to Submit Deputy Minister Mcebisi Jonas’ Crucial Affidavit to the Hawks

[DA] On Thursday 17 March 2016 I laid corruption charges against Atul Gupta, Ajay Gupta and Duduzane Zuma, in terms of the Prevention and Combatting of Corrupt Activities Act (No. 12 of 2004), at a police station in Cape Town and matter is now being in…

[DA] On Thursday 17 March 2016 I laid corruption charges against Atul Gupta, Ajay Gupta and Duduzane Zuma, in terms of the Prevention and Combatting of Corrupt Activities Act (No. 12 of 2004), at a police station in Cape Town and matter is now being investigated by the Directorate for Priority Crimes Investigation ("Hawks") [CAS 196/3/2016].

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cyclone Dineo – Government Must Have Plans in Place to Mitigate Impact On the Most Vulnerable

[DA] With the cyclone Dineo expected to hit three provinces, Mpumalanga, Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal, national government must ensure that a clear disaster management plan is in place to ensure that the impact on the most vulnerable is lessened.

[DA] With the cyclone Dineo expected to hit three provinces, Mpumalanga, Limpopo and KwaZulu-Natal, national government must ensure that a clear disaster management plan is in place to ensure that the impact on the most vulnerable is lessened.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC Again Shamefully Refuses Moment of Silence for #Esidimeni Victims

[DA] Before delivering her 10th State of the Province Address, the Premier of the Western Cape, Helen Zille, requested a moment of silence for those affected by the Esidimeni tragedy. An uncaring ANC in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament (WCPP) sha…

[DA] Before delivering her 10th State of the Province Address, the Premier of the Western Cape, Helen Zille, requested a moment of silence for those affected by the Esidimeni tragedy. An uncaring ANC in the Western Cape Provincial Parliament (WCPP) shamefully objected to this, in a bid to prevent it from happening.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Potential Revenue Stream Overlooked at JKIA

[East African] Jomo Kenyatta International Airport could increase its revenue from cargo transport if it builds a holding facility to facilitate export of live domestic animals.

[East African] Jomo Kenyatta International Airport could increase its revenue from cargo transport if it builds a holding facility to facilitate export of live domestic animals.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

DA Confirms SASSA Failed to File Papers With ConCourt

[DA] The DA can confirm that the Department of Social Development (DSD) and the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) have failed to file papers with the Constitutional Court today, leaving the 17 million South Africans who rely on social grants…

[DA] The DA can confirm that the Department of Social Development (DSD) and the South African Social Security Agency (SASSA) have failed to file papers with the Constitutional Court today, leaving the 17 million South Africans who rely on social grants in the dark as to what will happen on 1 April 2017, when the contract with CPS expires.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cost of Anti-Malaria Drugs Too High

[East African] Access to anti-malaria drugs remains elusive as retailers in privately owned health facilities continue to charge exorbitant prices in spite of government subsidies, a new study has revealed.

[East African] Access to anti-malaria drugs remains elusive as retailers in privately owned health facilities continue to charge exorbitant prices in spite of government subsidies, a new study has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tanzania Unaware of Acacia, Endeavour Mining Merger

[East African] Tanzania has said it is yet to be notified of the merger between local miner Acacia and Endeavour Mining Corporation, which is partly owned by Egyptian tycoon Naguib Sawiris.

[East African] Tanzania has said it is yet to be notified of the merger between local miner Acacia and Endeavour Mining Corporation, which is partly owned by Egyptian tycoon Naguib Sawiris.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Govt to Seek Fresh Extradition of Genocide Fugitive in Malawi

[East African] Rwanda will make a fresh application to Malawi for the extradition of a genocide fugitive after a judge in Lilongwe declined to give orders for his deportation.

[East African] Rwanda will make a fresh application to Malawi for the extradition of a genocide fugitive after a judge in Lilongwe declined to give orders for his deportation.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda