Local NGO Rescues Girl

[Malawi News Agency] Rumphi -A non-profit making Rumphi Child Protection Organisation (RUCHIPO) has mobilised resources to send a 16 year old Ester Phiri to her home district-Phalombe after working as a house girl for 12 months.

[Malawi News Agency] Rumphi -A non-profit making Rumphi Child Protection Organisation (RUCHIPO) has mobilised resources to send a 16 year old Ester Phiri to her home district-Phalombe after working as a house girl for 12 months.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Govt Sets Early Retirement Target

[Namibian] THE government has targeted the end of October 2017 as a deadline to finalise discussions with the Government Institutions Pension Fund on whether the plan to offer voluntary early retirement packages to civil servants is possible.

[Namibian] THE government has targeted the end of October 2017 as a deadline to finalise discussions with the Government Institutions Pension Fund on whether the plan to offer voluntary early retirement packages to civil servants is possible.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Reprieve for Ruling Party Commissar Kasukuwere

[The Herald] Zanu-PF national political commissar Cde Saviour Kasukuwere got a reprieve yesterday after a scheduled meeting at which Mashonaland Central Province had vowed to kick him out of the party was deferred to Wednesday.

[The Herald] Zanu-PF national political commissar Cde Saviour Kasukuwere got a reprieve yesterday after a scheduled meeting at which Mashonaland Central Province had vowed to kick him out of the party was deferred to Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Fitch Upgrades Namibia

[Namibian] FINANCE minister Calle Schlettwein says Namibia’s latest upgrade by credit ratings agency Fitch on Friday distinguishes the country from South Africa.

[Namibian] FINANCE minister Calle Schlettwein says Namibia's latest upgrade by credit ratings agency Fitch on Friday distinguishes the country from South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Constitution No Shield for Abusive Spouses

[Namibian] A PERSON who has laid a domestic abuse charge against their spouse can be compelled to testify against their offending partner even if they have a change of heart and do not want to continue to press charges, the High Court has ruled.

[Namibian] A PERSON who has laid a domestic abuse charge against their spouse can be compelled to testify against their offending partner even if they have a change of heart and do not want to continue to press charges, the High Court has ruled.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

House of Car(d)s – Kgomotso Phahlane, the Man Who Could Have Saved SAPS

[Daily Maverick] When Lieutenant-General Kgomotso Phahlane was appointed acting National Commissioner of SAPS in October 2015 after the suspension of Riah Phiyega he was the rare career policeman to hold the key position. Many who have previously dealt…

[Daily Maverick] When Lieutenant-General Kgomotso Phahlane was appointed acting National Commissioner of SAPS in October 2015 after the suspension of Riah Phiyega he was the rare career policeman to hold the key position. Many who have previously dealt with Phahlane in a professional capacity expressed admiration for the leadership and vision he brought to the troubled SAPS. However, revelations of death threats, an attempt to interfere with key witnesses, Phahlane's unusual habit of paying personal building contractors fr

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Lynne Brown Declines Brian Molefe’s Pension Pay-Out

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Public Enterprises, Ms Lynne Brown, has declined Eskom’s proposal to pay its former Group Chief Executive, Mr Brian Molefe, a R30-million pension pay-out.

[Govt of SA] The Minister of Public Enterprises, Ms Lynne Brown, has declined Eskom's proposal to pay its former Group Chief Executive, Mr Brian Molefe, a R30-million pension pay-out.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

R5000 Heroin Powder Recovered

[SAPS] On Saturday, 22 April 2017 at approximately 20:15, the Ethekwini Inner South Cluster Crime Combatting Unit tackled a 28 year-old suspect for being in possession of heroin powder to the value of R5000. The team worked swiftly after receiving info…

[SAPS] On Saturday, 22 April 2017 at approximately 20:15, the Ethekwini Inner South Cluster Crime Combatting Unit tackled a 28 year-old suspect for being in possession of heroin powder to the value of R5000. The team worked swiftly after receiving information from an Intelligence source that the dealer would be dealing from his home in Kwandengezi. The suspect was found with the 50, 5 grams of raw heroin powder in his possession and resisted arrest; however members managed to apprehend the suspect. The suspect ha

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa