DA 2017 Parliamentary Review – Tackling Self-Generated Crises and Confronting State Capture

[DA] It is with great pleasure that I present a review of the parliamentary activities of the Democratic Alliance for 2017. As we have done in the past, we table this document with the purpose of accounting to the people of South Africa on what we have…

[DA] It is with great pleasure that I present a review of the parliamentary activities of the Democratic Alliance for 2017. As we have done in the past, we table this document with the purpose of accounting to the people of South Africa on what we have done as the Official Opposition during the course of the last year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Defence Department Overspends By R35 Million On VIP Flights

[DA] A reply to a DA Parliamentary Question has revealed that the Department of Defence (DOD) has blown their budget for Very Very Important Person (VVIP) flights in the 2015 – 2018 period by R22.5 million and in the 2016/17 year, by an astounding R35 …

[DA] A reply to a DA Parliamentary Question has revealed that the Department of Defence (DOD) has blown their budget for Very Very Important Person (VVIP) flights in the 2015 - 2018 period by R22.5 million and in the 2016/17 year, by an astounding R35 million.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Uhuru Kenyatta Inaugurated As Police Battle Opposition in Nairobi

[This is Africa] Hundreds of people earlier today poured into Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi to witness the swearing in of President Uhuru Kenyatta for his second term.

[This is Africa] Hundreds of people earlier today poured into Kasarani Stadium in Nairobi to witness the swearing in of President Uhuru Kenyatta for his second term.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

South Africa and Angola to Scrap Visas to Ease Travel Between Both Countries

[This is Africa] Angolan President Joao Lourenco was recently in South Africa for a two-day working visit holding bilateral talks with South African leader Jacob Zuma. Reports say there are plans to scrap visas for passport holders from the two countries.

[This is Africa] Angolan President Joao Lourenco was recently in South Africa for a two-day working visit holding bilateral talks with South African leader Jacob Zuma. Reports say there are plans to scrap visas for passport holders from the two countries.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

We Can’t Win All Cases – Lubinda

[Times of Zambia] Justice Minister Given Lubinda has said that Zambians should not expect all prosecutions to result in convictions because the role of trials is to assist the courts in reaching a fair and just decision.

[Times of Zambia] Justice Minister Given Lubinda has said that Zambians should not expect all prosecutions to result in convictions because the role of trials is to assist the courts in reaching a fair and just decision.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Mnangagwa Inauguration – Celebrate ‘Rhodesia Without Smith’

[263Chat] No matter what one might characterize what transpired in Zimbabwe over the past week – a coup, not a coup, or a ‘smart coup’ – there is one thing for sure… this was not, by any stretch of the imagination, a revolution.

[263Chat] No matter what one might characterize what transpired in Zimbabwe over the past week - a coup, not a coup, or a 'smart coup' - there is one thing for sure... this was not, by any stretch of the imagination, a revolution.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

More Local Products Stocked

[Times of Zambia] Chain-store supermarkets and other trading houses including hotels across the country have reduced on the importation of products and are now sourcing them locally.

[Times of Zambia] Chain-store supermarkets and other trading houses including hotels across the country have reduced on the importation of products and are now sourcing them locally.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Mnangagwa Will Surprise the World – Gono

[263Chat] Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor, Dr Gideon Gono says the newly sworn president, Emmerson Mnangagwa will shock the world by taking the country from the current economic turmoil to a global powerhouse.

[263Chat] Former Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) Governor, Dr Gideon Gono says the newly sworn president, Emmerson Mnangagwa will shock the world by taking the country from the current economic turmoil to a global powerhouse.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Dumi Masilela Murder Case – Charges Dropped Against Co-Accused

[News24Wire] Charges against one of the men accused of killing Rhythm City actor Dumi Masilela were provisionally withdrawn in the Benoni Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Charges against one of the men accused of killing Rhythm City actor Dumi Masilela were provisionally withdrawn in the Benoni Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa