Net Tightens On Guptas As Hawks Move in On Saxonwold and Also Conduct Arrests

[Daily Maverick] Wednesday was supposed to be D-Day for President Jacob Zuma, but thus far it’s also shaping up to be a day of reckoning for his friends. The Hawks have confirmed that they have raided Gupta-linked properties around Gauteng and arrested…

[Daily Maverick] Wednesday was supposed to be D-Day for President Jacob Zuma, but thus far it's also shaping up to be a day of reckoning for his friends. The Hawks have confirmed that they have raided Gupta-linked properties around Gauteng and arrested three people with further arrests planned. Much information circulating is speculative and the operation is described as "ongoing" - but here's what we know so far. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Jacob Zuma Is a Delinquent President Who Has Ignored the ANC Leadership, So What Now?

[Daily Maverick] When a democratically elected president opts not to resign, he is not breaking the law. When a former ANC president decides not to the leave the highest office, he is not breaking the law. When a cadre of the ANC who has been recalled,…

[Daily Maverick] When a democratically elected president opts not to resign, he is not breaking the law. When a former ANC president decides not to the leave the highest office, he is not breaking the law. When a cadre of the ANC who has been recalled, decides to ignore the leadership of the party, he is not breaking the law. President Jacob Zuma is not a criminal, not in the legal sense. Not yet. But he is a delinquent president, one who has "failed in his duty", as the term signifies. He is a PW Botha-style autocrat who

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Zuma Cornered – ANC Parliamentarians Mark the Final 24 Hours

[Daily Maverick] The ANC parliamentary caucus drew the line in the sand on Wednesday, closing down options for defiance by President Jacob Zuma after his party’s decision to recall him from the Union Buildings. If Zuma does not tender his resignation s…

[Daily Maverick] The ANC parliamentary caucus drew the line in the sand on Wednesday, closing down options for defiance by President Jacob Zuma after his party's decision to recall him from the Union Buildings. If Zuma does not tender his resignation sometime on Wednesday, a sitting of the House on Thursday will debate the EFF motion of no confidence - amended by the ANC to make it its own - and with no opposition to such a motion expected, directly move on to elect a new president. By MARIANNE MERTEN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

CBE’s Construction Projects Crucial in Ensuring Quality Service

[Ethiopian Herald] Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) said it has hugely invested in various construction projects in a bid to provide quality service, and expand domestic saving base.

[Ethiopian Herald] Commercial Bank of Ethiopia (CBE) said it has hugely invested in various construction projects in a bid to provide quality service, and expand domestic saving base.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Authority Announces Tax Free Items for Passengers

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Revenues and Customs Authority announced that it has identified tax free goods and items for passengers both in volume and size to ease customers hustle in and around the airport service sector.

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Revenues and Customs Authority announced that it has identified tax free goods and items for passengers both in volume and size to ease customers hustle in and around the airport service sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Bureau Says Working to Utilize Natural Resources for Community Dev’t

[Ethiopian Herald] The Oromia Water, Mines and Energy Bureau is taking stiff measures against what it says greedy investors working to accumulate personal wealth without adding values on the natural resources of the state while compromising the benefit…

[Ethiopian Herald] The Oromia Water, Mines and Energy Bureau is taking stiff measures against what it says greedy investors working to accumulate personal wealth without adding values on the natural resources of the state while compromising the benefits of local communities.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Al-Shabaab Militants Execute Two Kenyans Publicly

[Nairobi News] Two Kenyans were publicly executed by Al-Shabaab in Somalia. Hassan Mohamed Yussuf and Mohamed Mohamed Hassan from Marsabit country were killed at Qunyo Barrow town, Somalia on Monday.

[Nairobi News] Two Kenyans were publicly executed by Al-Shabaab in Somalia. Hassan Mohamed Yussuf and Mohamed Mohamed Hassan from Marsabit country were killed at Qunyo Barrow town, Somalia on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Soccer – Linje Leaves for Japan On Thursday

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Be Forward Wanderers midfielder Jabulani Linje is set to leave on February 15, 2018 for Japan where he will join a third division (J-3 League) side, Yokohama Sports and Culture Club after being offered a two-year loan con…

[Malawi News Agency] Blantyre -Be Forward Wanderers midfielder Jabulani Linje is set to leave on February 15, 2018 for Japan where he will join a third division (J-3 League) side, Yokohama Sports and Culture Club after being offered a two-year loan contract.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi