SARS Wars – Raising Discord As Media Spokesman Lodges Complaint Against Communications Head

[Daily Maverick] The air at SARS headquarters in Pretoria is thick with paranoia, intrigue and apparent insult. Not only are staff still being subjected to a Grant Thornton forensic probe, dubbed Project Lion, and aimed at flushing out any potential ir…

[Daily Maverick] The air at SARS headquarters in Pretoria is thick with paranoia, intrigue and apparent insult. Not only are staff still being subjected to a Grant Thornton forensic probe, dubbed Project Lion, and aimed at flushing out any potential irregularities in the SARS modernisation and technology programme implemented between 2007 to 2014, and which covers some of the time Pravin Gordhan was commissioner, but now three senior executives tasked with dealing with media are reportedly at each other's throats. By MARIA

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kahda Police Chief, Soldiers Arrested Over Civilian Death

[Shabelle] The police boss of the remote district of Kahda in Mogadishu Bashir Ali has been arrested, along with his security guards over the death of a civilian during violence.

[Shabelle] The police boss of the remote district of Kahda in Mogadishu Bashir Ali has been arrested, along with his security guards over the death of a civilian during violence.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Candidates’ Campaign Speeches At Parliament

[Shabelle] The second batch of eight presidential candidates have addressed the parliament Saturday, as the country is moving closer to the poll scheduled for nex Wednesday, February 8.

[Shabelle] The second batch of eight presidential candidates have addressed the parliament Saturday, as the country is moving closer to the poll scheduled for nex Wednesday, February 8.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Potable Water Supply Project

[Shabait] Asmara -A solar energy operated potable water supply project in Ona-Nalai, Central region, worth 5.5 million Nakfa was recently inaugurated. The project includes 7.2 kilowatt solar energy and reservoir holding 50 cubic meters of water besides…

[Shabait] Asmara -A solar energy operated potable water supply project in Ona-Nalai, Central region, worth 5.5 million Nakfa was recently inaugurated. The project includes 7.2 kilowatt solar energy and reservoir holding 50 cubic meters of water besides 3 water distribution centers.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

General Aviation Service Commences Regular Flight

[Shabait] Asmara -General Aviation Service yesterday commenced its two times a week regular flight to and from Asmara-Assab. The beneficiaries expressed appreciation for the initiative.

[Shabait] Asmara -General Aviation Service yesterday commenced its two times a week regular flight to and from Asmara-Assab. The beneficiaries expressed appreciation for the initiative.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Training Programs for the Youth

[Shabait] Asmara -The branch of the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students (NUEYS) in Anseba region is providing training in Adi-Tekelezan regarding electricity and solar energy installation, among others.

[Shabait] Asmara -The branch of the National Union of Eritrean Youth and Students (NUEYS) in Anseba region is providing training in Adi-Tekelezan regarding electricity and solar energy installation, among others.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

The State of Mauritian Democracy

[L’Express] Often feted as an aspirational concept, democracy is undergoing a phase of deep discontent, disconnect and disillusionment across the world. This trend is mostly entrenched in Western based democracies where democracy was born and consequen…

[L'Express] Often feted as an aspirational concept, democracy is undergoing a phase of deep discontent, disconnect and disillusionment across the world. This trend is mostly entrenched in Western based democracies where democracy was born and consequently 'marketed' to the rest of the world (especially the developing countries) as a concept to be emulated (see Diamond, 2015).

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius