Ex Broadcasting Chief Loses His Friends in Court

[Daily Maverick] Wednesday was a bad day for Hlaudi Motsoeneng. The former SABC boss, who is being held accountable in court for the legal costs of firing employees who opposed his policies last year, had no friends left. He is fast becoming irrelevant…

[Daily Maverick] Wednesday was a bad day for Hlaudi Motsoeneng. The former SABC boss, who is being held accountable in court for the legal costs of firing employees who opposed his policies last year, had no friends left. He is fast becoming irrelevant and might face a hefty bill on the way. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kenyan Firms Among Winners at Africa Property Awards

[Nation] Kenyan firms were among the companies that clinched top positions in the property industry at the Africa Property Investment (API) Summit Expo and Awards 2017 in South Africa last the weekend. The awards recognised innovation and outstanding a…

[Nation] Kenyan firms were among the companies that clinched top positions in the property industry at the Africa Property Investment (API) Summit Expo and Awards 2017 in South Africa last the weekend. The awards recognised innovation and outstanding achievement across the property industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘I’m Just the Deputy President’ – Ramaphosa’s Leadership Questioned

[News24Wire] Presidential hopeful, but currently “just the deputy president”, Cyril Ramaphosa had his leadership credentials questioned in Parliament because of his “failure” to ensure accountability from ministers including Faith Muthambi.

[News24Wire] Presidential hopeful, but currently "just the deputy president", Cyril Ramaphosa had his leadership credentials questioned in Parliament because of his "failure" to ensure accountability from ministers including Faith Muthambi.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Proteas Ready for Final Fiji Test

[News24Wire] Despite a comfortable 72-31 win against Fiji on Wednesday, Proteas netball captain Bongi Msomi expects a physical Fiji in the second and final test of the International Test Netball Series in Suva on Friday.

[News24Wire] Despite a comfortable 72-31 win against Fiji on Wednesday, Proteas netball captain Bongi Msomi expects a physical Fiji in the second and final test of the International Test Netball Series in Suva on Friday.

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Matatiele – ‘It’s Time Govt Shows Us They Do Care’

[GroundUp] Community leaders in Matatiele have suspended protests for two weeks to give Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle time to come up with answers to their demands. But protesters say they have little faith that the Premier will do so.

[GroundUp] Community leaders in Matatiele have suspended protests for two weeks to give Eastern Cape Premier Phumulo Masualle time to come up with answers to their demands. But protesters say they have little faith that the Premier will do so.

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Billionaire Takes Company Public to Help Transform Finance Sector

[News24Wire] The JSE listing of SA billionaire Patrice Motsepe’s African Rainbow Capital Investments (ARC Investments) reflects the progress of transformation in the financial services sector, a JSE spokesperson said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] The JSE listing of SA billionaire Patrice Motsepe's African Rainbow Capital Investments (ARC Investments) reflects the progress of transformation in the financial services sector, a JSE spokesperson said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Home Buyers Hold Back Due to Political Climate

[Nation] Demand for housing for purchase slowed down this year due to political tension and stringent disbursement of mortgages by banks, even as the market remains largely a renters’ market.

[Nation] Demand for housing for purchase slowed down this year due to political tension and stringent disbursement of mortgages by banks, even as the market remains largely a renters' market.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya