Hawks Arrests Seven Detectives for R50 000 Fraud

[SA Govt] An intelligence driven operation by the Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigation team yielded positive results when seven (7) SAPS Detectives stationed at Rabie Ridge and Benoni police stations for fraud estimated to R50 000.

[SA Govt] An intelligence driven operation by the Hawks' Serious Corruption Investigation team yielded positive results when seven (7) SAPS Detectives stationed at Rabie Ridge and Benoni police stations for fraud estimated to R50 000.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sandton Shooter Claims to Be Bodyguard of KZN Speaker

[News24Wire] A man accused of shooting and killing one man and critically injuring another claims in court papers that he is a bodyguard and driver for the Umzumbe Local Municipality’s speaker of council Matho Shozi.

[News24Wire] A man accused of shooting and killing one man and critically injuring another claims in court papers that he is a bodyguard and driver for the Umzumbe Local Municipality's speaker of council Matho Shozi.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Senate Approves President Buhari’s Fiscal Plans It Once Rejected As ‘Empty’

[Premium Times] The Senate has approved the 2017-2019 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and the Fiscal Strategy Paper, MTEF/FSP, submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari last December, in readiness for the consideration of the 2017 budget.

[Premium Times] The Senate has approved the 2017-2019 Medium Term Expenditure Framework and the Fiscal Strategy Paper, MTEF/FSP, submitted by President Muhammadu Buhari last December, in readiness for the consideration of the 2017 budget.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Gambia – U.S. Backs Nigeria-Led Military Action Against Jammeh

[Daily Trust] The United States of America, USA has indicated support for Economic Community Of West African States, ECOWAS to take all necessary action on embattled President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia if he fails to handover to President-elect Adama …

[Daily Trust] The United States of America, USA has indicated support for Economic Community Of West African States, ECOWAS to take all necessary action on embattled President Yahya Jammeh of The Gambia if he fails to handover to President-elect Adama Barrow.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Trump, Duterte, Zuma and Midget Wrestling in the Philippines

[Daily Maverick] Rising a few hundred metres from Manila’s red light district is one of the Philippines’s tallest building, the 57-storey Trump Tower. The luxury apartment building promises apartments for the rich and connected “carefully designed to a…

[Daily Maverick] Rising a few hundred metres from Manila's red light district is one of the Philippines's tallest building, the 57-storey Trump Tower. The luxury apartment building promises apartments for the rich and connected "carefully designed to adhere to the Trump brand's superior design and development standards", certainly a sharp contrast from the bar a block away promising midget wrestling and topless lady boxing. However, the contradiction between Trump's plain-faced elitism and the struggles of Manila's most vu

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Gordhan Takes a Stand for Emerging Markets At #WEF17

[News24Wire] Although the US as a super economic powerhouse impacts the rest of the world, emerging markets also matter to the global environment. This was the message from Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on the global stage at the World Economic Forum…

[News24Wire] Although the US as a super economic powerhouse impacts the rest of the world, emerging markets also matter to the global environment. This was the message from Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan on the global stage at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos on Tuesday.Wearing a black suit, white striped shirt and blue tie, he said optimistically that in his view South Africa is relatively in a safe space in light of an accelerating dollar, owing to a rise in US benchmark interest rates.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa