Justice Minister to Face Committee Over Court’s ICC Ruling

[News24Wire] Justice Minister Michael Masutha is expected to address Parliament’s international relations committee on Wednesday about the High Court ruling which declared the government’s decision to leave the International Criminal Court invalid.

[News24Wire] Justice Minister Michael Masutha is expected to address Parliament's international relations committee on Wednesday about the High Court ruling which declared the government's decision to leave the International Criminal Court invalid.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kenyatta and Trump Discuss Trade and Terrorism

[Nation] President Donald Trump spoke on Tuesday with President Uhuru Kenyatta, with the White House saying that the US leader sought to “reaffirm the strong bilateral relationship between our two countries.”

[Nation] President Donald Trump spoke on Tuesday with President Uhuru Kenyatta, with the White House saying that the US leader sought to "reaffirm the strong bilateral relationship between our two countries."

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

New Sassa CPS Contract Might Be Illegal – Here’s What the Concourt Can Do to Fix the Mess

[Daily Maverick] The Department of Social Development and the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) have gone to great lengths to avoid asking the Constitutional Court for help to ensure that social grants are paid in a legal and cost-effective manner afte…

[Daily Maverick] The Department of Social Development and the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) have gone to great lengths to avoid asking the Constitutional Court for help to ensure that social grants are paid in a legal and cost-effective manner after the current invalid contract of Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) comes to an end on March 31 this year. To understand why this failure is either catastrophically incompetent or corrupt (or both), it is important to understand why the Constitutional Court's help is needed and w

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

An Alternate Take On the Oppenheimer Fireblade Case Before the Courts

[Daily Maverick] Dubious monopoly capital or legitimate entrepreneurial spirit? Is the Oppenheimer family’s latest venture no different to the Guptas’ corrupt practices?

[Daily Maverick] Dubious monopoly capital or legitimate entrepreneurial spirit? Is the Oppenheimer family's latest venture no different to the Guptas' corrupt practices?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Floods, Religious Beliefs Trigger Fear of Water-Borne Diseases

[The Herald] With the torrential rains Zimbabwe has been experiencing since December of 2016, one cannot help, but have nightmares especially when thinking of the 2008 deaths that were caused as a result of waterborne diseases. Cholera killed more than…

[The Herald] With the torrential rains Zimbabwe has been experiencing since December of 2016, one cannot help, but have nightmares especially when thinking of the 2008 deaths that were caused as a result of waterborne diseases. Cholera killed more than 4 000 people in 2008 and the Apostolic Sect members were not spared of this tragic incidence. Typhoid, another waterborne disease that has already claimed the lives of some in the country, is another waterborne disease that is worrisome.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe