Freak Storm in Gauteng Leaves Residents Without Electricity, Water and Toilets

[GroundUp] When fierce winds started to lift the roof of her home, Isabella Dikupe grabbed her two children and fled. “We ran out of the house into the open field across the road and waited out in the open until it was over,” said Dikupe.

[GroundUp] When fierce winds started to lift the roof of her home, Isabella Dikupe grabbed her two children and fled. "We ran out of the house into the open field across the road and waited out in the open until it was over," said Dikupe.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hekpoort Settlement Has Been Trying for 12 Years to Get Water

[GroundUp] Politicians don’t work for people, say residents of the settlement of Schaumburg in the North West Province. They are going into the rainy season without the water or sanitation services they have been asking for since 2005.

[GroundUp] Politicians don't work for people, say residents of the settlement of Schaumburg in the North West Province. They are going into the rainy season without the water or sanitation services they have been asking for since 2005.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Thumbs-Up for New War Veterans Minister Chimedza

[The Herald] The ruling Zanu-PF, war veterans and the general populace have welcomed the appointment of Gutu South Member of Parliament Dr Paul Chimedza as Minister of State for Masvingo Provincial Affairs. In a snap survey yesterday, the people said M…

[The Herald] The ruling Zanu-PF, war veterans and the general populace have welcomed the appointment of Gutu South Member of Parliament Dr Paul Chimedza as Minister of State for Masvingo Provincial Affairs. In a snap survey yesterday, the people said Minister Chimedza's appointment should intensify the empowerment agenda, mainly through projects centred on the Tokwe-Mukosi Dam. President Mugabe on Monday appointed Dr Chimedza in a reshuffle that saw some ministers being reassigned, while others were dropped.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

School Bullying Assailants Expelled

[Times of Zambia] The two Chengelo School boys who assaulted a fellow pupil in an incident that was recorded on a camera phone and went viral on social media have been expelled.

[Times of Zambia] The two Chengelo School boys who assaulted a fellow pupil in an incident that was recorded on a camera phone and went viral on social media have been expelled.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Electro Do Huambo Club Awaits Completion of Its Infrastructures

[ANGOP] Huambo -The managing board of the Electro Sport Club of Huambo, formerly Sporting, looks forward to the completion of construction works of its sports infrastructure, on the outskirts of the city.

[ANGOP] Huambo -The managing board of the Electro Sport Club of Huambo, formerly Sporting, looks forward to the completion of construction works of its sports infrastructure, on the outskirts of the city.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Examination Malpractice – Students Now Drug Invigilators With Dangerous Chemicals – WAEC

[Vanguard] The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has decried the rate of examination malpractice among students, adding that students now drug invigilators using dangerous chemicals.

[Vanguard] The West African Examinations Council, WAEC, has decried the rate of examination malpractice among students, adding that students now drug invigilators using dangerous chemicals.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

HST Acquires Encore, After Divorce With Deloitte

[Addis Fortune] HST Consulting Plc, which recently broke its ties with one of the leading global consultancy firms, Deloitte Leadership, has acquired the local firm Encore Employment, Training & Consultancy Services Plc as of October 1, 2017.

[Addis Fortune] HST Consulting Plc, which recently broke its ties with one of the leading global consultancy firms, Deloitte Leadership, has acquired the local firm Encore Employment, Training & Consultancy Services Plc as of October 1, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

The Mckinsey Dossier, Part 4 – Bending Over Backwards for Trillian

[Daily Maverick] Eskom paid Trillian R595-million without a valid contract while lying to the public about doing so. This is well established by now. But how the Gupta-linked company was sneaked onto Eskom’s payment system – a system designed to preven…

[Daily Maverick] Eskom paid Trillian R595-million without a valid contract while lying to the public about doing so. This is well established by now. But how the Gupta-linked company was sneaked onto Eskom's payment system - a system designed to prevent fraud - has always been a mystery. A series of interviews and leaked documents show that suspended chief financial officer Anoj Singh and his management team stand accused of bending over backwards to get Trillian their payday, sometimes bullying mid-level officials into fa

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa