The Slow Yet Inexorable Unravelling of Jacob Zuma’s Shadow State

[Daily Maverick] News that Director-General of the State Security Agency, Arthur Fraser, has attempted to thwart an investigation by the Office of the Inspector General of Intelligence should come as surprise to no-one. Behind the scenes, a great unrav…

[Daily Maverick] News that Director-General of the State Security Agency, Arthur Fraser, has attempted to thwart an investigation by the Office of the Inspector General of Intelligence should come as surprise to no-one. Behind the scenes, a great unravelling is taking place. Zuma's pawns in Criminal Intelligence, SAPS, SARS, the NPA and the SSA are smarting from the disinfecting light of transparency and accountability. It's not going to be pretty as powerful figures in the ruling party risk being criminally exposed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Lawyers Demand Review of Online Land System

[Nation] The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) now wants the Lands ministry to form a task force to review electronic land registration and transfer for advocates even as Parliament debates regulations for the sector.

[Nation] The Law Society of Kenya (LSK) now wants the Lands ministry to form a task force to review electronic land registration and transfer for advocates even as Parliament debates regulations for the sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Remembering Winnie – Youth Inspired Anew By an Icon They Barely Knew

[Daily Maverick] Struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela inspires both devotion and criticism for her role in South Africa’s liberation. In death, her legacy has gained traction with the youth who have rallied behind the protection of her image and…

[Daily Maverick] Struggle stalwart Winnie Madikizela-Mandela inspires both devotion and criticism for her role in South Africa's liberation. In death, her legacy has gained traction with the youth who have rallied behind the protection of her image and the celebration of her legacy.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Youth Parliament Elects New Office Bearers

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -The third meeting of the second youth parliament of Malawi which is in session, has elected new office bearers who will serve for a one year tenure of office effective Monday April 09, 2018.

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -The third meeting of the second youth parliament of Malawi which is in session, has elected new office bearers who will serve for a one year tenure of office effective Monday April 09, 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Malawi Reduces Child Marriages By 8%

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare Tuesday disclosed that the country has reduced the prevalence of child marriages from 50 per cent in 2015 to 42 per cent in 2017.

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Ministry of Gender, Children, Disability and Social Welfare Tuesday disclosed that the country has reduced the prevalence of child marriages from 50 per cent in 2015 to 42 per cent in 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Government Encourages Youths to Be Innovative

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Government through the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism has encouraged youths in Malawi to be innovative using their ideas, skills and talents to establish businesses that can create jobs for them to enhance nation…

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Government through the Ministry of Industry, Trade and Tourism has encouraged youths in Malawi to be innovative using their ideas, skills and talents to establish businesses that can create jobs for them to enhance national development.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Parliament – a Grim Picture of Declining SAPS Performance Targets

[Daily Maverick] Tough talk comes easy to the SAPS on fighting crime, and a critical element of this includes “stamping the authority of the state” on crime and those who perpetrate it. But a look at how the police service aims to fulfil its constituti…

[Daily Maverick] Tough talk comes easy to the SAPS on fighting crime, and a critical element of this includes "stamping the authority of the state" on crime and those who perpetrate it. But a look at how the police service aims to fulfil its constitutional mandate to keep South Africans safe and secure shows declining performance targets for detecting and preventing crimes. And the SAPS 2018/19 performance plan is silent on how it plans to fix its current information technology systems debacle, which saw key services switc

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa