South Africa’s Damaged Intelligence System Is At a Crossroads

[ISS] South Africa’s new Crime Intelligence head Peter Jacobs has a mountain to climb in order to fix the mess Richard Mdluli left behind. Minister Bheki Cele’s announcement on 29 March of Jacobs’s appointment is just one part of President Cyril Ramaph…

[ISS] South Africa's new Crime Intelligence head Peter Jacobs has a mountain to climb in order to fix the mess Richard Mdluli left behind. Minister Bheki Cele's announcement on 29 March of Jacobs's appointment is just one part of President Cyril Ramaphosa's arduous task of reversing the damage his predecessor Jacob Zuma did to state institutions.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rick Ross Didn’t Demand for Chopper, Booze for Nairobi Concert – Organisers

[Nairobi News] Organisers of the much anticipated live performance of hip hop star Rick Ross in Nairobi have denied rumors circulating on social media about the rapper’s raft of demands ahead of the concert.

[Nairobi News] Organisers of the much anticipated live performance of hip hop star Rick Ross in Nairobi have denied rumors circulating on social media about the rapper's raft of demands ahead of the concert.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Auditor-General Terminates Contracts with KPMG, Nkonki Inc. Audit Firms

[Auditor-General of South Africa] Pretoria -Auditor-General (AG) Kimi Makwetu has announced his office’s decision to terminate, with immediate effect, the auditing contracts with KPMG and Nkonki Inc., who do public sector audits on behalf of the Audito…

[Auditor-General of South Africa] Pretoria -Auditor-General (AG) Kimi Makwetu has announced his office's decision to terminate, with immediate effect, the auditing contracts with KPMG and Nkonki Inc., who do public sector audits on behalf of the Auditor-General of South Africa (AGSA).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cabinet Approves Phased Report On Dialogue Outcome Implementation

[SNA] Khartoum -The Council of Ministers chaired by the First Vice-President and National Prime Minister, General, Bakri Hasan Saleh approved, Tuesday, the phased report on the situation of the implementation of the recommendations of the National Dial…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Council of Ministers chaired by the First Vice-President and National Prime Minister, General, Bakri Hasan Saleh approved, Tuesday, the phased report on the situation of the implementation of the recommendations of the National Dialogue which was presented by the Cabinet Sate Minister, the Rapporteur of the Dialogue Higher Committee, Jamal Mahmoud.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

UNDP Affirms Cooperation With Sudan

[SNA] Khartoum -The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has affirmed the continuation of cooperation with Sudan government and the Disarmament, Demobilization and Re-integration (DDR) to implement stability and social security projects in all Sudan.

[SNA] Khartoum -The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) has affirmed the continuation of cooperation with Sudan government and the Disarmament, Demobilization and Re-integration (DDR) to implement stability and social security projects in all Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

President Al-Basher Witnesses Gulf Shield 1 Exercises

[SNA] Ras Al-Kheir -President of the Republic, Field Marshal, Omer Al-Basher witnessed, Tuesday, the conclusion of the Joint Gulf Shield1 Exercises, in Ras Al-Kheir area in Saudi Arabia among a number of Kings and presidents of Arab and Islamic countri…

[SNA] Ras Al-Kheir -President of the Republic, Field Marshal, Omer Al-Basher witnessed, Tuesday, the conclusion of the Joint Gulf Shield1 Exercises, in Ras Al-Kheir area in Saudi Arabia among a number of Kings and presidents of Arab and Islamic countries who responded to the invitation of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman Bi Abdul Aziz.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Mineral Exports Generate U.S.1.9 Billion

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia’s exports of precious minerals generated N$23 billion in the 2017/2018 financial year, deputy mines minister Kornelia Shilunga revealed yesterday, although beneficiation protagonists would probably want to know how much of t…

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibia's exports of precious minerals generated N$23 billion in the 2017/2018 financial year, deputy mines minister Kornelia Shilunga revealed yesterday, although beneficiation protagonists would probably want to know how much of this directly benefited Namibians.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Venaani’s ‘Real SONA’ Targets Geingob

[New Era] Windhoek -Outspoken leader of the opposition McHenry Venaani on Monday labelled President Hage Geingob Hage Geingob as a leader of many ‘unfulfilled promises and ambitious plans’ that have very little hope of being achieved. Venaani, during h…

[New Era] Windhoek -Outspoken leader of the opposition McHenry Venaani on Monday labelled President Hage Geingob Hage Geingob as a leader of many 'unfulfilled promises and ambitious plans' that have very little hope of being achieved. Venaani, during his own session of what he termed the 'Real State of the Nation (SONA)' says although Geingob again promised last year to improve the incompetent performances of most of his ministers, no concrete action has been taken during the past twelve months to actually get non-performing

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Ack Archbishop Sapit Asks State to Fill Posts at IEBC

[Nation] Top Anglican cleric, Archbishop Jackson ole Sapit has asked the government to move fast and fill positions left vacant at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission following the resignations of more commissioners earlier this week.

[Nation] Top Anglican cleric, Archbishop Jackson ole Sapit has asked the government to move fast and fill positions left vacant at the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission following the resignations of more commissioners earlier this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Auditor-General Decision to Cancel Audit Contracts With KPMG Welcomed

[EFF] The EFF welcome Auditor-General South Africa (AGSA) overdue decision to cancel audit contracts with KPMG as the we have called for the cancellation of all government contracts so many time. In September 2017, the EFF instructed all its caucuses i…

[EFF] The EFF welcome Auditor-General South Africa (AGSA) overdue decision to cancel audit contracts with KPMG as the we have called for the cancellation of all government contracts so many time. In September 2017, the EFF instructed all its caucuses in municipal council and provincial legislatures to table a motion for cancellation of all contracts with KPMG. The motion led to cancellation of many contracts with KPMG at municipalities and legislature level.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa