Mugabe May Be Planning Violent 2018 Poll Campaign – Watchdog

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe’s call for the revival of the notorius and widely condemned national youth service suggests the aged Zanu PF leader is planning a violent campaign for the 2018 elections, a local rights watchdog has warned.

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe's call for the revival of the notorius and widely condemned national youth service suggests the aged Zanu PF leader is planning a violent campaign for the 2018 elections, a local rights watchdog has warned.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Man Acquitted of Child Murder

[Namibian] A KEETMANSHOOP resident who was accused of having murdered a six-year-old boy by strangling him in October 2013 was found not guilty in the Windhoek High Court yesterday.

[Namibian] A KEETMANSHOOP resident who was accused of having murdered a six-year-old boy by strangling him in October 2013 was found not guilty in the Windhoek High Court yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Democratic Alliance Supports Full Parliamentary Enquiry Into Sassa Crisis

[DA] Today in the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) meeting with SASSA, the DA called for a full Parliamentary enquiry into the SASSA crisis. All evidence presented today shows that the social grants crisis was avoidable and has been manufa…

[DA] Today in the Standing Committee on Public Accounts (SCOPA) meeting with SASSA, the DA called for a full Parliamentary enquiry into the SASSA crisis. All evidence presented today shows that the social grants crisis was avoidable and has been manufactured by the Minister of Social Development, Bathabile Dlamini.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SABC Inquiry – Minister Muthambi Must Go

[DA] The release of the damning final report of the Ad Hoc Committee on the SABC Board Inquiry shows one thing above all – that Faith Muthambi is not fit to hold the position of Minister of Communications. As such, the DA calls on her to do the honoura…

[DA] The release of the damning final report of the Ad Hoc Committee on the SABC Board Inquiry shows one thing above all - that Faith Muthambi is not fit to hold the position of Minister of Communications. As such, the DA calls on her to do the honourable thing and resign. Should she fail to do this, then President Zuma must follow the recommendations on the report and remove Faith Muthambi from her position with immediate effect.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Vice President Cyril Ramaphosa to Face Questions in Parliament

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday be grilled on the national minimum wage, state-owned South African Airways and the deployment of extra security personnel in Parliament during the State of the Nation Address (SONA).

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Wednesday be grilled on the national minimum wage, state-owned South African Airways and the deployment of extra security personnel in Parliament during the State of the Nation Address (SONA).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fake Bond Notes Suspect Released On Bail

[New Zimbabwe] A HARARE man who was caught printing counterfeit bond notes at a house in Dzivarasekwa over the weekend was Tuesday released on $300 bail with stringent reporting conditions.

[New Zimbabwe] A HARARE man who was caught printing counterfeit bond notes at a house in Dzivarasekwa over the weekend was Tuesday released on $300 bail with stringent reporting conditions.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘Illegal’ Truck Blockade in Pretoria Causes Traffic Chaos

[News24Wire] Tshwane Metro Police have deployed officers in a bid to re-open the major routes “illegally” blockaded by protesting truckers in Pretoria on Wednesday morning, authorities said.

[News24Wire] Tshwane Metro Police have deployed officers in a bid to re-open the major routes "illegally" blockaded by protesting truckers in Pretoria on Wednesday morning, authorities said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa