Police Seize Drugs, Rhino Horns at OR Tambo Airport

[SAnews.gov.za] Two suspects were arrested and drugs and rhino horns worth over R6 million were intercepted in separate incidents at OR Tambo International over the weekend.

[SAnews.gov.za] Two suspects were arrested and drugs and rhino horns worth over R6 million were intercepted in separate incidents at OR Tambo International over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Embrace Corporate Governance-Private Sector Told

[EA Business] Kampala -Private Sector Foundation Uganda, Executive Director Gideon Badagawa has asked Uganda’s private sector to embrace the principles of corporate Governance if they are to attract financial partners to do business with.

[EA Business] Kampala -Private Sector Foundation Uganda, Executive Director Gideon Badagawa has asked Uganda's private sector to embrace the principles of corporate Governance if they are to attract financial partners to do business with.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Unpredictability Rules As Zuma Enters the Real Game of Risk

[Daily Maverick] With confirmation late last week that Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is becoming a Member of Parliament again, speculation is swirling that President Jacob Zuma is going to reshuffle his Cabinet in order to include her. There is a strong basis…

[Daily Maverick] With confirmation late last week that Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma is becoming a Member of Parliament again, speculation is swirling that President Jacob Zuma is going to reshuffle his Cabinet in order to include her. There is a strong basis for doing this; life as a back-bencher is unlikely to be edifying for the former chair of the African Union Commission. But, so close to the ANC's conference, any move by Zuma carries risks. And any appointment of Dlamini-Zuma to a position will carry consequences, both for

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Stun Grenades Fired at Students After Classrooms Set Alight

[News24Wire] Police fired stun grenades at a group of Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) students who turned violent on Monday morning, the university said.

[News24Wire] Police fired stun grenades at a group of Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT) students who turned violent on Monday morning, the university said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Politics, Power and Passion – a Pernicious Pestilence

[Daily Maverick] Over the ages there has been a great deal of discussion and debate about why men (and a few women), at the pinnacle of their political careers, with their country (and sometimes the world) literally at their feet, lose it all because of risqué behaviour. A succinct response is that power, politics and corruption are synonymous.

[Daily Maverick] Over the ages there has been a great deal of discussion and debate about why men (and a few women), at the pinnacle of their political careers, with their country (and sometimes the world) literally at their feet, lose it all because of risqué behaviour. A succinct response is that power, politics and corruption are synonymous.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

North West On Village, Township and Small Dorpies Development

[Govt of SA] Premier Mahumapelo says part of the provincial strategy to deal with the high percentage of unemployment among the youth of Bokone Bophirima Province is to refocus the existing Extended Public Works Programme (EPWP) from being mainly about…

[Govt of SA] Premier Mahumapelo says part of the provincial strategy to deal with the high percentage of unemployment among the youth of Bokone Bophirima Province is to refocus the existing Extended Public Works Programme (EPWP) from being mainly about cleaning of environment to being innovation focused and skills development driven.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gas and Diesel Up By U.S.$0.13 and U.S.$0.12, Respectively

[Observer] The Government of Liberia, through the Ministry of Commerce & Industry and the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company (LPRC), has announced with immediate effect an increase of 13 and 12 United States cents in the prices of gasoline and diesel fuel respectively.

[Observer] The Government of Liberia, through the Ministry of Commerce & Industry and the Liberia Petroleum Refining Company (LPRC), has announced with immediate effect an increase of 13 and 12 United States cents in the prices of gasoline and diesel fuel respectively.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

The Milnerton Cluster’s Fight Against Crime Brings About a Quiet Weekend

[SAPS] Police from the Milnerton Cluster made significant arrests during the week’s operations in their endeavour to combat crime. They brought a total of 535 people to book for various crimes comprising of possession of drugs, possession of dangerous …

[SAPS] Police from the Milnerton Cluster made significant arrests during the week's operations in their endeavour to combat crime. They brought a total of 535 people to book for various crimes comprising of possession of drugs, possession of dangerous weapons, warrants of arrest, and assault. Other crimes such as contravention of a protection order and shoplifting added to the total number of suspects arrested.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rhino Poacher Jailed for 20 Years

[SAPS] On 7 September 2017, 30-year-old Mapoyisa Mahlauli was sentenced to an effective 20 years imprisonment after he was found guilty in the Skukuza Regional court for various rhino-poaching related crimes.

[SAPS] On 7 September 2017, 30-year-old Mapoyisa Mahlauli was sentenced to an effective 20 years imprisonment after he was found guilty in the Skukuza Regional court for various rhino-poaching related crimes.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa