No More Mr Nice Guy – Gigaba Gets Tough On State-Owned Entities

[News24Wire] Finance Minister has drawn a line in the sand regarding government’s expectations of the executives and board members that are running the country’s state-owned companies (SOC) into the ground.

[News24Wire] Finance Minister has drawn a line in the sand regarding government's expectations of the executives and board members that are running the country's state-owned companies (SOC) into the ground.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Hunger Strike By Cleaners – Government Sets Up High-Level Committee

[Government of Mauritius] A High-Level Committee under the Chairmanship of the Financial Secretary, Mr D. Manraj, will meet on 30 October 2017 to look into look into the representations made on behalf of the cleaners currently employed by private contr…

[Government of Mauritius] A High-Level Committee under the Chairmanship of the Financial Secretary, Mr D. Manraj, will meet on 30 October 2017 to look into look into the representations made on behalf of the cleaners currently employed by private contractors providing cleaning services in schools.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Root Cause of Divorces

[The Herald] When most people tie the knot, they make sure that everything is classy and exclusive. From top of the range cars, fancy cake and imported clothes, everything is usually perfect. In 2015 l had a rare opportunity of attending such a wedding…

[The Herald] When most people tie the knot, they make sure that everything is classy and exclusive. From top of the range cars, fancy cake and imported clothes, everything is usually perfect. In 2015 l had a rare opportunity of attending such a wedding where everything was glamorous and classy. All the clothes worn by the bridal party were imported from Australia where the couple resided.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

RUling Party Warns On Bogus Sponsorship Seekers

[The Herald] Zanu-PF has sounded a warning on con artists who are in the habit of swindling individuals and companies on the pretext of raising funds for the party. This follows reports that there are some people who are using the party name for person…

[The Herald] Zanu-PF has sounded a warning on con artists who are in the habit of swindling individuals and companies on the pretext of raising funds for the party. This follows reports that there are some people who are using the party name for personal financial gain. zanu-pf national spokesperson Cde Simon Khaya Moyo -- who is also Information, Media and Broadcasting Services Minister -- urged sponsors to be on guard."Members of the public, and in particular the corporate sector, are advised to be wary of individual

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mini Budget Claims Progress With Confidence Boosting Measures

[News24Wire] The medium-term budget listed some progress in the government’s short-term confidence boosting measures announce in June by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

[News24Wire] The medium-term budget listed some progress in the government's short-term confidence boosting measures announce in June by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

We Found U.S.$900,000 of NAF’s Money in Badeh’s Account-Witness

[Premium Times] A prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of a former Chief of Defense Staff, Alex Badeh, has told an Abuja Division of the Federal High Court that investigators found $900, 000 in an account belonging to Mr. Badeh.

[Premium Times] A prosecution witness in the ongoing trial of a former Chief of Defense Staff, Alex Badeh, has told an Abuja Division of the Federal High Court that investigators found $900, 000 in an account belonging to Mr. Badeh.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UFS – Private Security Company Suspended After Live Ammunition Claims

[News24Wire] A private security company at the University of the Free State’s (UFS) Qwaqwa campus has been suspended after reports that they used live ammunition on students protesting for free education, university management has confirmed.

[News24Wire] A private security company at the University of the Free State's (UFS) Qwaqwa campus has been suspended after reports that they used live ammunition on students protesting for free education, university management has confirmed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President of the Republic of Seychelles Arrives in Mauritius On State Visit

[Government of Mauritius] The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr Danny Antoine Rollen Faure, arrived on a four-day State Visit to Mauritius this afternoon at the head of a 23-member strong delegation. He was welcomed by the Prime Minister, Mr …

[Government of Mauritius] The President of the Republic of Seychelles, Mr Danny Antoine Rollen Faure, arrived on a four-day State Visit to Mauritius this afternoon at the head of a 23-member strong delegation. He was welcomed by the Prime Minister, Mr Pravind Kumar Jugnauth, and other dignitaries at Sir Seewoosagur Ramgoolam International Airport.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

State Land Allocated to Chagossian Community to Run Agricultural Training Centre

[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Housing and Lands has allocated a plot of State Land of some 500m2 in Pointe aux Sables to the Chagos Refugees Group for the establishment of a training centre in view of providing agricultural and craft/handic…

[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Housing and Lands has allocated a plot of State Land of some 500m2 in Pointe aux Sables to the Chagos Refugees Group for the establishment of a training centre in view of providing agricultural and craft/handicraft education to young Chagossians.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius