UDM Disputes Mbete, Zuma Arguments Over Secret Ballot

[News24Wire] The United Democratic Movement has filed court papers replying to Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete and President Jacob Zuma’s reasons for why a motion of no confidence is no longer urgent.

[News24Wire] The United Democratic Movement has filed court papers replying to Speaker of Parliament Baleka Mbete and President Jacob Zuma's reasons for why a motion of no confidence is no longer urgent.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Interviewing the Treasurer-General of the ANC

[Daily Maverick] In this most hurly-burly of the ANC’s years it is Zweli Mkhize, the Treasurer-General of the ANC, who is seen in some quarters as the man who could bridge the yawning divide between the populist party of President Jacob Zuma and the so…

[Daily Maverick] In this most hurly-burly of the ANC's years it is Zweli Mkhize, the Treasurer-General of the ANC, who is seen in some quarters as the man who could bridge the yawning divide between the populist party of President Jacob Zuma and the sober movement of deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa. So it would be foolish to expect him to say anything dramatic at this stage of the game. But it's the nuance of not saying anything that makes him so interesting. Especially over the course of an interview that took more than

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Reporter’s Notebook – Time for Hlaudi to Become a Relic of the SABC’s Crazy Past

[Daily Maverick] The SABC’s on-again, off-again leader Hlaudi Motsoeneng’s Wednesday press conference was billed as a game changer. Yet he regurgitated the same denials. Even Hlaudi’s soundbites have become boring – and it’s time to move on. By GREG NI…

[Daily Maverick] The SABC's on-again, off-again leader Hlaudi Motsoeneng's Wednesday press conference was billed as a game changer. Yet he regurgitated the same denials. Even Hlaudi's soundbites have become boring - and it's time to move on. By GREG NICOLSON.

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Ugandan Army Ends 9-Year Hunt for Kony

[Monitor] Gulu/KAmpala -The UPDF yesterday began withdrawing from Central African Republic (CAR) where it has been hunting rebel leader Joseph Kony, one of the world’s most wanted men.

[Monitor] Gulu/KAmpala -The UPDF yesterday began withdrawing from Central African Republic (CAR) where it has been hunting rebel leader Joseph Kony, one of the world's most wanted men.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Thumbs Up – Mastercard Unveils Next Generation Biometric Card

[MasterCard] Mastercard today unveiled the next generation biometric card, combining chip technology with fingerprints to conveniently and safely cardholder’s identity for in-store purchases.

[MasterCard] Mastercard today unveiled the next generation biometric card, combining chip technology with fingerprints to conveniently and safely cardholder's identity for in-store purchases.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fertliser Producers Ask Farmers to Blow Whistle On Sharp Practices

[Daily Trust] Farmers across the country have been urged to embrace the federal government’s whistle blowing policy by exposing any agro dealer trying to sell government’s fertiliser above the approved price of N5,500 per bag in their localities or hoa…

[Daily Trust] Farmers across the country have been urged to embrace the federal government's whistle blowing policy by exposing any agro dealer trying to sell government's fertiliser above the approved price of N5,500 per bag in their localities or hoarding the commodity.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Stakeholders Want Construction of Second Abuja Runway

[Daily Trust] While appreciating the success of the Federal Government in reopening of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, following the reconstruction of the runway, some stakeholders have asked for the immediate commencement of the secon…

[Daily Trust] While appreciating the success of the Federal Government in reopening of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, following the reconstruction of the runway, some stakeholders have asked for the immediate commencement of the second runway at the airport.

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Still On the ‘Bastard’ Loot At Osborne Towers

[Daily Trust] Just as many Nigerians were preparing for Easter, not a few were expecting something quiet. On Wednesday 12 April, 2017 news began to filter in that some money were found in a flat allegedly belonging to former Bauchi state Governor and P…

[Daily Trust] Just as many Nigerians were preparing for Easter, not a few were expecting something quiet. On Wednesday 12 April, 2017 news began to filter in that some money were found in a flat allegedly belonging to former Bauchi state Governor and People's Democratic Party National Chairman, Alhaji Adamu Mu'azu. When the news came in, I ruminated over a lot of issues concerning the "recovered" loot, a phenomenal in the range of $50 million!

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