Fighting Corruption – an Economic Growth Policy All On Its Own?

[Daily Maverick] There is no shortage of economic policy programmes in South Africa and we tend to race through them without implementing any of them. By DIRK DE VOS.

[Daily Maverick] There is no shortage of economic policy programmes in South Africa and we tend to race through them without implementing any of them. By DIRK DE VOS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South Africa, a Developmental State? Five Years Later, Still No Chance

[Daily Maverick] In the wake of the latest alarm bells from the international ratings agencies about South Africa’s economic policy incoherence and incompetence, J. BROOKS SPECTOR takes another look at South Africa’s continuing love affair with the wor…

[Daily Maverick] In the wake of the latest alarm bells from the international ratings agencies about South Africa's economic policy incoherence and incompetence, J. BROOKS SPECTOR takes another look at South Africa's continuing love affair with the words of the developmental state, but not its hard choices. And along the way he casts a nervous eye northwards, as Zimbabwe may, soon enough, actually get its act together, even as South Africans continue their foolish argument about the sacred meanings of that phrase, "the dev

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

By-Election Preview – All Eyes On the Big Contest in Metsimaholo, Free State

[Daily Maverick] A significant by-election will take place in Metsimaholo on Wednesday. For one thing, the SACP have decided to go it alone in this by-election – standing against the ANC. By WAYNE SUSSMAN.

[Daily Maverick] A significant by-election will take place in Metsimaholo on Wednesday. For one thing, the SACP have decided to go it alone in this by-election - standing against the ANC. By WAYNE SUSSMAN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Chinamasa Appointed Acting Finance Minister

[The Source] Zimbabwe’s President Emmerson Mnangagwa has named Patrick Chinamasa acting finance minister until a new cabinet is appointed, the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet has said.

[The Source] Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa has named Patrick Chinamasa acting finance minister until a new cabinet is appointed, the Chief Secretary to the President and Cabinet has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Public Transport Under Scrutiny Ahead of Festive Season

[SAnews.gov.za] Minibus taxis and buses will receive special attention this week in a pre-festive season drive to ensure that public transport vehicles are roadworthy.

[SAnews.gov.za] Minibus taxis and buses will receive special attention this week in a pre-festive season drive to ensure that public transport vehicles are roadworthy.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Council for the Mosques Mauritius call on PM to sanction MP Tarolah

[L’Express] In a letter dated 23 November 2017, the Council for the Mosques Mauritius calls on the prime minister Pravind Jugnauth to take the appropriate sanctions following what the Council terms as “immoral [… ] gross indecency” by the MSM MP Kaly…

[L'Express] In a letter dated 23 November 2017, the Council for the Mosques Mauritius calls on the prime minister Pravind Jugnauth to take the appropriate sanctions following what the Council terms as "immoral [... ] gross indecency" by the MSM MP Kalyan Tarolah.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

‘We Won’t Go Down’

[Times of Zambia] Legendary ‘Mighty’ Mufulira Wanderers’ chances of surviving relegation might look to be over but coach Justin Chinama has vowed not to go down without a fight in the last game against title chasing Zesco United.

[Times of Zambia] Legendary 'Mighty' Mufulira Wanderers' chances of surviving relegation might look to be over but coach Justin Chinama has vowed not to go down without a fight in the last game against title chasing Zesco United.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Letter to the Editor – South Africa Needs an Integrity Commission to Beat Corruption

[Daily Maverick] A specialised integrity commission should be established and tasked with preventing, combating, investigating and prosecuting serious corruption. By CAROL BOWER.

[Daily Maverick] A specialised integrity commission should be established and tasked with preventing, combating, investigating and prosecuting serious corruption. By CAROL BOWER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa