Suspended Opposition MPs Return

[Times of Zambia] THE suspension of the 46 United Party for National Development (UPND) members of Parliament (MPs) by the Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has been lifted.

[Times of Zambia] THE suspension of the 46 United Party for National Development (UPND) members of Parliament (MPs) by the Speaker of the National Assembly Patrick Matibini has been lifted.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Sacked Cricket Chief Had Cosy Relationship With Guptas – #GuptaLeaks

[Daily Maverick] During the 2011-12 cricket season there were plenty of questions around The New Age’s sponsorship of the Impi team as well as a one-off T20 match between South Africa and India. Now some details of what transpired have come to light. B…

[Daily Maverick] During the 2011-12 cricket season there were plenty of questions around The New Age's sponsorship of the Impi team as well as a one-off T20 match between South Africa and India. Now some details of what transpired have come to light. By SCORPIO and AMABHUNGANE.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Okays Ruling Party Youths Security Offer

[Zambia Reports] The Zambia police have said that Patriotic Front youths are welcome to help with providing security as the law enforcement agencies fight to combat spontaneous cases of suspected arson.

[Zambia Reports] The Zambia police have said that Patriotic Front youths are welcome to help with providing security as the law enforcement agencies fight to combat spontaneous cases of suspected arson.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

UN Sues for Increased Peace, Diplomacy in Nigeria

[Vanguard] The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, has called for a surge in diplomacy for peace and for a new emphasis on preventing conflicts in Nigeria and the world in general.

[Vanguard] The UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, has called for a surge in diplomacy for peace and for a new emphasis on preventing conflicts in Nigeria and the world in general.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Triumph of Violence

[Daily Maverick] Over the past few weeks we have read of death threats on senior ANC members. Long-time loyal members. I speak of Makhosi Khoza, an MP, and Thokozani Magwaza, the CEO of Sassa. There are no doubt others, who have perhaps decided either …

[Daily Maverick] Over the past few weeks we have read of death threats on senior ANC members. Long-time loyal members. I speak of Makhosi Khoza, an MP, and Thokozani Magwaza, the CEO of Sassa. There are no doubt others, who have perhaps decided either to keep the threats out of the public eye, or who have done the bidding of the threateners; it is not clear which individuals made the threats. But it is a matter of simple logic why.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Leader in Khayelitsha Land Occupation Murdered

[GroundUp] Philela Gilwa, a leader in the land occupation in Khayelitsha, Town Two, was murdered on Friday 15 July. His death comes after another leader of the occupation, Mthunzi ‘Ras’ Zuma, was shot dead in May.

[GroundUp] Philela Gilwa, a leader in the land occupation in Khayelitsha, Town Two, was murdered on Friday 15 July. His death comes after another leader of the occupation, Mthunzi 'Ras' Zuma, was shot dead in May.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Court Victory for Workers Hired Via Labour Brokers

[GroundUp] The Labour Appeal Court, on 10 July, handed down a judgment that clarifies the status of employees hired through a temporary employment service, more commonly known as a labour broker.

[GroundUp] The Labour Appeal Court, on 10 July, handed down a judgment that clarifies the status of employees hired through a temporary employment service, more commonly known as a labour broker.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Immigrants Are Welcome Here

[Daily Maverick] I dare say, human dignity has no nationality. Our Bill of Rights enjoins us all to confirm that there shall be no moment where we deliberately attack human dignity or not protect it.

[Daily Maverick] I dare say, human dignity has no nationality. Our Bill of Rights enjoins us all to confirm that there shall be no moment where we deliberately attack human dignity or not protect it.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Fight Against Trio Crimes Is Still Yielding Positive Results

[SAPS] The scourge of trio crimes taking place in a number of Clusters throughout the Province, are still being dealt by a dedicated joint intelligence-led operation composed of various Police Units, led by the Provincial Tracking Team. The operations,…

[SAPS] The scourge of trio crimes taking place in a number of Clusters throughout the Province, are still being dealt by a dedicated joint intelligence-led operation composed of various Police Units, led by the Provincial Tracking Team. The operations, which is focusing mainly at crime infested areas where incidents of business robberies, house robberies and hijackings are still showing an upward trend.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ICC Not the Only Instrument for Balancing Justice and Reconciliation

[Daily Maverick] The court was in essence forcing South Africa to choose between carrying out its obligations in terms of the Rome Statute and arresting a sitting Head of State while he was attending a summit as a guest of the African Union: a decision…

[Daily Maverick] The court was in essence forcing South Africa to choose between carrying out its obligations in terms of the Rome Statute and arresting a sitting Head of State while he was attending a summit as a guest of the African Union: a decision with far-reaching and potentially disastrous foreign policy implications.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa