British Banks Cautioned Not to Threaten SA Whistleblowers

[Daily Maverick] Labour Lord Peter Hain, during a UK parliamentary debate this week on the Committee Stage of the Money Laundering Bill, revealed that the Financial Conduct Authorities had made contact with South African whistleblowers with regard to t…

[Daily Maverick] Labour Lord Peter Hain, during a UK parliamentary debate this week on the Committee Stage of the Money Laundering Bill, revealed that the Financial Conduct Authorities had made contact with South African whistleblowers with regard to the implication of HSBC in money laundering for the Gupta family. Hain also warned banks that they should not threaten South African whistleblowers who had provided authorities with evidence. By MARIANNE THAMM.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mandla Mandela ‘Dismayed’ By Public Protector’s Findings in Funeral Fiasco

[News24Wire] Mandla Mandela on Wednesday expressed his “utter indignation and dismay” at corruption allegations surrounding the arrangements of the funeral of his grandfather, former president Nelson Mandela.

[News24Wire] Mandla Mandela on Wednesday expressed his "utter indignation and dismay" at corruption allegations surrounding the arrangements of the funeral of his grandfather, former president Nelson Mandela.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zuma Judgment Assures SA of Judiciary’s Independence – Parliamentary Committee

[News24Wire] The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services on Wednesday said it welcomed the judgment by the North Gauteng High Court on the former Public Protector’s recommended remedial actions after her investigation into state capture.

[News24Wire] The Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services on Wednesday said it welcomed the judgment by the North Gauteng High Court on the former Public Protector's recommended remedial actions after her investigation into state capture.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Market Women, Others Target N100 Million SME Funds in Kwara

[Daily Trust] The market women association, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) and market associations are set to get N100 million from the Small and Mediumscale Enterprises (SMEs) …

[Daily Trust] The market women association, National Union of Road Transport Workers (NURTW), Road Transport Employers Association of Nigeria (RTEAN) and market associations are set to get N100 million from the Small and Mediumscale Enterprises (SMEs) Fund in Kwara State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

North Ready for ‘Fair Deal’ Restructuring – Senators

[Daily Trust] Katsina -The Northern Senators Forum (NSF) said yesterday that the region they represent is not afraid of any sensible and meaningful arrangement, provided it guarantees justice, equity, fairness and the unity of all Nigerians.

[Daily Trust] Katsina -The Northern Senators Forum (NSF) said yesterday that the region they represent is not afraid of any sensible and meaningful arrangement, provided it guarantees justice, equity, fairness and the unity of all Nigerians.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Zuma Heads to ANC Conference With Bloodied Nose Amid Damning Court Rulings

[Daily Maverick] On Wednesday, Jacob Zuma became the first president of South Africa to be issued with a personal legal cost order. Twice over. This was delivered by the High Court in Pretoria, which has issued a stinging slapdown in three different co…

[Daily Maverick] On Wednesday, Jacob Zuma became the first president of South Africa to be issued with a personal legal cost order. Twice over. This was delivered by the High Court in Pretoria, which has issued a stinging slapdown in three different court cases since Friday. In less than a week, Zuma was described as "reckless", "unreasonable", "grossly remiss" as a litigant with a "flagrant disregard" towards his obligations and, in two unrelated cases, too "conflicted" to fulfil his constitutional duties. By PAULI VAN WY

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bauchi to Produce 8,000 Metric Tonnes of Wheat

[Daily Trust] Bauchi -A pilot dry season wheat production project in three local government areas of Bauchi State is expected to provide 8,000 metric tons of wheat for Nigerian milling companies to meet the needs of confectionaries in the country.

[Daily Trust] Bauchi -A pilot dry season wheat production project in three local government areas of Bauchi State is expected to provide 8,000 metric tons of wheat for Nigerian milling companies to meet the needs of confectionaries in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

World Bank Dims Turkana Oil Hopes

[Nation] The World Bank’s announcement that it will cease financing oil and gas explorations after 2019 has signalled a looming dampening of enthusiasm for what has been one of the world’s most valuable minerals and cast dark clouds over Kenya’s buddin…

[Nation] The World Bank's announcement that it will cease financing oil and gas explorations after 2019 has signalled a looming dampening of enthusiasm for what has been one of the world's most valuable minerals and cast dark clouds over Kenya's budding oil industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Double Trouble for Zuma – Court Dismisses State Capture Review Case, Orders Him to Pay Costs

[Daily Maverick] The only way President Jacob Zuma’s week could be worse is if his Gupta-gotten gains were invested in Steinhoff shares. By PAULI VAN WYK.

[Daily Maverick] The only way President Jacob Zuma's week could be worse is if his Gupta-gotten gains were invested in Steinhoff shares. By PAULI VAN WYK.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa