ANC ‘Shuts Down’ National Assembly for 75 Days

[News24Wire] The National Assembly will be in recess for 75 days, after the ANC “pushed through” an amendment of Parliament’s programme to allow for a prolonged “constituency” period.

[News24Wire] The National Assembly will be in recess for 75 days, after the ANC "pushed through" an amendment of Parliament's programme to allow for a prolonged "constituency" period.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sagay – Judgments in Corruption Cases Against Judges Show There’s Espirit De Corps

[This Day] The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itself Sagay (SAN), has said the outcome of corruption trials against some judges clearly showed that there is es spirit de corps among the judges.

[This Day] The Chairman of the Presidential Advisory Committee Against Corruption (PACAC), Prof. Itself Sagay (SAN), has said the outcome of corruption trials against some judges clearly showed that there is es spirit de corps among the judges.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

India Gives Seychelles U.S.$8.4 Million for New Magistrate’s Court, 71 Buses

[Seychelles News Agency] The Indian government is giving financial support to five civilian projects in Seychelles amounting to $8.36 million, a communiqué from the High Commission said on Tuesday.

[Seychelles News Agency] The Indian government is giving financial support to five civilian projects in Seychelles amounting to $8.36 million, a communiqué from the High Commission said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

National Assembly Extends 2017 Budget to May 31

[This Day] Abuja -Following the continued delay in the passage of the 2018 budget and its attendant consequences on the economy, the National Assembly on Tuesday said it has written the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, to …

[This Day] Abuja -Following the continued delay in the passage of the 2018 budget and its attendant consequences on the economy, the National Assembly on Tuesday said it has written the Accountant General of the Federation (AGF), Mr. Ibrahim Idris, to extend the implementation of the 2017 budget to May 31.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cosatu Welcomes the Reserve Bank’s Decision to Cut the Repo Rate By 0.25 Percent

[COSATU] However, whilst this is a positive step in the right direction, it is not nearly enough. Further rates cuts are needed from SARB this year; the bank must not only fight inflation but also focus on addressing unemployment. It doesn’t help worke…

[COSATU] However, whilst this is a positive step in the right direction, it is not nearly enough. Further rates cuts are needed from SARB this year; the bank must not only fight inflation but also focus on addressing unemployment. It doesn't help workers to have a strong currency, whilst unemployment is rampant. We need to defeat both inflation and unemployment because an ordinary person without a job would prefer a job over managed inflation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa