Veterans Call on Prosecuting Head to Freeze Assets in Rail Agency Case

[GroundUp] UDF Veterans and Shaun Abrahams, the National Director of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), have traded accusations in a series of letters. The veterans have given Abrahams 24 hours to freeze the assets of those involved in corruptio…

[GroundUp] UDF Veterans and Shaun Abrahams, the National Director of the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA), have traded accusations in a series of letters. The veterans have given Abrahams 24 hours to freeze the assets of those involved in corruption with the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (PRASA).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Medical Doctors,10 Others Quarantined in Bayelsa Over New Viral Disease, Monkey Pox

[This Day] Yenagoa -At least 11 persons, including a medical doctor, suspected to have been infected with a new viral disease known as monkey pox have been quarantined in Bayelsa.

[This Day] Yenagoa -At least 11 persons, including a medical doctor, suspected to have been infected with a new viral disease known as monkey pox have been quarantined in Bayelsa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenya Pulls Out of U17 World Cup Qualifiers

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Football Kenya Federation has announced that the country has withdrawn its team from the 2018 FIFA Under-17 Women’s World Cup Qualifiers with the first round match against Ethiopia having been scheduled for October 13 in Addis Ababa.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Football Kenya Federation has announced that the country has withdrawn its team from the 2018 FIFA Under-17 Women's World Cup Qualifiers with the first round match against Ethiopia having been scheduled for October 13 in Addis Ababa.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Hundreds to March in Cape Town Over 11 Killed in Philippi

[News24Wire] Hundreds of people are expected to march in the Cape Town CBD on Thursday morning in solidarity with the families of the 11 people who were killed during a shooting in the Marikana informal settlement in Philippi on Friday evening.

[News24Wire] Hundreds of people are expected to march in the Cape Town CBD on Thursday morning in solidarity with the families of the 11 people who were killed during a shooting in the Marikana informal settlement in Philippi on Friday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MP Savula’s Bodyguard, Friend to His Son Killed in Car Crash

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Two people, among them the bodyguard to Lugari Member of Parliament Ayub Savula, were killed in an accident that occurred in Nairobi’s Karen suburb Wednesday night.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Two people, among them the bodyguard to Lugari Member of Parliament Ayub Savula, were killed in an accident that occurred in Nairobi's Karen suburb Wednesday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mobutu’s Aides Want Ex-leader’s Name Restored, Remains Returned

[VOA] Twenty years after he passed away, there is nothing in the capital of the former Zaire to remind visitors of Mobutu Sese Seko, the man famous for building big statues, bringing Muhammad Ali to Kinshasa, and ruling the country with an iron fist fo…

[VOA] Twenty years after he passed away, there is nothing in the capital of the former Zaire to remind visitors of Mobutu Sese Seko, the man famous for building big statues, bringing Muhammad Ali to Kinshasa, and ruling the country with an iron fist for 32 years.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Cape Town Residents Furious Over Controversial Prime Land Tender

[News24Wire] The City of Cape Town has awarded a controversial R1 billion tender to sell and transform stretches of its prime land between Clifton and Camps Bay – a move which residents feel will push up costs and start squeezing out those who can no l…

[News24Wire] The City of Cape Town has awarded a controversial R1 billion tender to sell and transform stretches of its prime land between Clifton and Camps Bay - a move which residents feel will push up costs and start squeezing out those who can no longer afford to live there.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Brings Lessons From Science, Business to Her Office

[VOA] President Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim of Mauritius is part of an exclusive club of women leading African nations. The club has just three members: Gurib-Fakim, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Namibian Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa…

[VOA] President Ameenah Firdaus Gurib-Fakim of Mauritius is part of an exclusive club of women leading African nations. The club has just three members: Gurib-Fakim, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf and Namibian Prime Minister Saara Kuugongelwa-Amadhila.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Traditional Healer Who Chopped Woman’s Head to Pieces Sentenced to Life

[News24Wire] A KwaZulu-Natal traditional healer who “influenced” four teenagers to procure a white, coloured or Indian woman’s head for him has been sentenced to life in prison.

[News24Wire] A KwaZulu-Natal traditional healer who "influenced" four teenagers to procure a white, coloured or Indian woman's head for him has been sentenced to life in prison.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Public Protector Probes Umzimkhulu Municipality

[News24Wire] Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is investigating allegations of maladministration, corruption and the mismanagement of public funds by the uMzimkhulu Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal, her office announced on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is investigating allegations of maladministration, corruption and the mismanagement of public funds by the uMzimkhulu Municipality in KwaZulu-Natal, her office announced on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa