Section27’s Challenge to Corporate Citizens – Invest in Social Justice Activism

[Daily Maverick] Independent social justice activism, including activism that holds business to account and exposes collusion, is good for business. Accountability, rule of law and resistance to arbitrary action by both government and the private power…

[Daily Maverick] Independent social justice activism, including activism that holds business to account and exposes collusion, is good for business. Accountability, rule of law and resistance to arbitrary action by both government and the private powers is a way to ensure efficiency, predictability and genuine accountability in markets. Witness for example the role civil society organisations have played in the push-back against corruption and State Capture.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

In Defence of Patricia De Lille – Let’s Unpack the Allegations

[Daily Maverick] South Africans need to start seriously questioning both the motives, tactics and character of the DA as a result of the Patricia de Lille affair. It is important to question why a çorruption buster like De Lille is suddenly portrayed as corrupt by her party.

[Daily Maverick] South Africans need to start seriously questioning both the motives, tactics and character of the DA as a result of the Patricia de Lille affair. It is important to question why a çorruption buster like De Lille is suddenly portrayed as corrupt by her party.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Huambo to Benefit From Laúca’s Hydroelectric Power

[ANGOP] Huambo -The central Huambo province will have the electric power supplied by the hydroelectric Laúca dam through the country’s northern central and southern interconnecting systems.

[ANGOP] Huambo -The central Huambo province will have the electric power supplied by the hydroelectric Laúca dam through the country's northern central and southern interconnecting systems.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Zuma Watch – Staggering All the Way to the End

[Daily Maverick] What has felt like possibly one of the longest of political weeks in South African history is staggering towards an end, yet the postponement of another event where President Jacob Zuma would have presided seems to indicate that things…

[Daily Maverick] What has felt like possibly one of the longest of political weeks in South African history is staggering towards an end, yet the postponement of another event where President Jacob Zuma would have presided seems to indicate that things could finally be drawing to a close for him. Unless, of course, they don't.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Blast, Stench Lead to Arrests in Two Cape Town ‘Abalone’ Houses

[Daily Maverick] Police uncovered two home-based abalone processing plants in Cape Town this week – one of which emerged after an almighty early-morning bang. By TONY CARNIE.

[Daily Maverick] Police uncovered two home-based abalone processing plants in Cape Town this week - one of which emerged after an almighty early-morning bang. By TONY CARNIE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Soccer – 2 Seychellois Football Clubs Depart for CAF Games, One to Be Played in Front of 65,000

[Seychelles News Agency] The two Seychellois football clubs participating in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) competitions left the country earlier this week for their away matches this weekend.

[Seychelles News Agency] The two Seychellois football clubs participating in the Confederation of African Football (CAF) competitions left the country earlier this week for their away matches this weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Special Training for Siasia Stadium Groundsmen Begin in Yenagoa

[This Day] Groundsmen at the soon to be inaugurated Samson Siasia Stadium in Yenagoa have began a special training on how to ensure the geo-technology turf is well maintained.

[This Day] Groundsmen at the soon to be inaugurated Samson Siasia Stadium in Yenagoa have began a special training on how to ensure the geo-technology turf is well maintained.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Civil Society Calls Nampula Election ‘Unacceptable’

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] “The conduct of the Nampula by-election was unacceptable,” the civil society coalition Votar Mocambique declared in its report on the 24 January election, released today. “There was a degree of sloppiness which s…

[Mozambique News Reports And Clippings] "The conduct of the Nampula by-election was unacceptable," the civil society coalition Votar Mocambique declared in its report on the 24 January election, released today. "There was a degree of sloppiness which should not occur, and which should not be permitted in democratic elections."

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Addressing the Airport Infrastructure Deficit

[This Day] The International Air Transport Association has called on member states to improve their airport infrastructure in order to secure the aviation industry for the future. Chinedu Eze x-rays the efforts being made in Nigeria to modernise airpor…

[This Day] The International Air Transport Association has called on member states to improve their airport infrastructure in order to secure the aviation industry for the future. Chinedu Eze x-rays the efforts being made in Nigeria to modernise airport facilities for the projected double growth of passenger traffic from 2023.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria