Social Development Minister at Loggerheads With Finance Minister Gordhan

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has rejected Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan’s proposal for banks and the post office to distribute social grants to 17 million beneficiaries.

[News24Wire] Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini has rejected Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan's proposal for banks and the post office to distribute social grants to 17 million beneficiaries.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Treasury Dismayed By Reports On the Star Newspaper

[SA Govt] National Treasury is dismayed by today’s reports on The Star dated – 15/02/2017 suggesting that there is a “war looming” between Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan and his colleague Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini. The contex…

[SA Govt] National Treasury is dismayed by today's reports on The Star dated - 15/02/2017 suggesting that there is a "war looming" between Minister of Finance Pravin Gordhan and his colleague Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini. The context and the headlines are glaringly misleading. From the onset, National Treasury acknowledges that, the Minister of Social Development has sole and primary responsibility for the function of paying social grants and that SASSA, as the responsible authority for paying so

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

We Must Remain Member of ICC – Bishop

[Zambia Reports] Former Church of God Overseer Bishop John Mambo has backed calls by some sections of the Zambian society for the country to maintain its membership of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

[Zambia Reports] Former Church of God Overseer Bishop John Mambo has backed calls by some sections of the Zambian society for the country to maintain its membership of the International Criminal Court (ICC).

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Mujuru Party Demise Weakens Opposition

[Financial Gazette] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has been vindicated. Having foretold the disintegration of former vice president Joice Mujuru’s Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) during celebrations to mark his 92nd birthday at the Great Zimbabwe Monument in Masv…

[Financial Gazette] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has been vindicated. Having foretold the disintegration of former vice president Joice Mujuru's Zimbabwe People First (ZPF) during celebrations to mark his 92nd birthday at the Great Zimbabwe Monument in Masvingo last year, the ZANU-PF leader will undoubtedly have something to chuckle about while celebrating his 93rd birthday in Matabeleland South later on this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Lungu Heads to North Western Province

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu will head to North Western province on a two working visit today as he continues to appraise himself with development across the country.

[Zambia Reports] President Edgar Lungu will head to North Western province on a two working visit today as he continues to appraise himself with development across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

American Humour Versus Nation’s Foreign Reputation

[Financial Gazette] THE American comedy show, Saturday Night Live (SNL) has been having a decent go at President Donald Trump. In its latest edition, it had a section in which it parodied his phone calls to the Australian Prime Minister, Michael Turnbu…

[Financial Gazette] THE American comedy show, Saturday Night Live (SNL) has been having a decent go at President Donald Trump. In its latest edition, it had a section in which it parodied his phone calls to the Australian Prime Minister, Michael Turnbull, Mexican President Enrique Piena Neto and German Chancellor, Angela Merkel.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mutua Receives More Defectors, Reads Mischief in Mounting IEBC Cases

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Maendeleo Chap Chap leader Alfred Mutua has raised alarm over what he terms as machinations to derail the electoral process ahead of the August General Election.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Maendeleo Chap Chap leader Alfred Mutua has raised alarm over what he terms as machinations to derail the electoral process ahead of the August General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Fears Rise Over South African Firearms Being Smuggled Into Warzones

[News24Wire] Extreme weapons from the SA National Defence Force (SANDF), including a machine gun that rips apart its targets, have been stolen and in some cases apparently smuggled out of South Africa for use in warzones.

[News24Wire] Extreme weapons from the SA National Defence Force (SANDF), including a machine gun that rips apart its targets, have been stolen and in some cases apparently smuggled out of South Africa for use in warzones.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa