After the Gupta Wedding and the SARS ‘Rogue Unit’ Report Fiascos – What Future for KPMG in South Africa?

[Daily Maverick] The fallout from KPMG’s association with the Gupta-owned Linkway Trading, implicated in laundering R30-million in public funds to pay for the family’s 2013 Sun City nuptials extravaganza continued this week as former KPMG Africa CE, Mo…

[Daily Maverick] The fallout from KPMG's association with the Gupta-owned Linkway Trading, implicated in laundering R30-million in public funds to pay for the family's 2013 Sun City nuptials extravaganza continued this week as former KPMG Africa CE, Moses Kgosana, resigned from his new job as chairman of Alexander Forbes. Past accusations that KPMG copied and pasted findings of an investigation conducted for SARS on the so-called "rogue unit" and which cost taxpayers R23-million have also resurfaced. That investigation rec

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Economic Zone to Be Launched

[Nation] The first special economic zone in Kenya, which is expected to attract investment worth Sh200 billion, will be launched on Friday in Uasin Gishu.

[Nation] The first special economic zone in Kenya, which is expected to attract investment worth Sh200 billion, will be launched on Friday in Uasin Gishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

An Open Letter to Cyril Ramaphosa

[Daily Maverick] When you are finally elected as ANC president I beg of you to stay above the fray and become magnanimous in victory… I beg you to keep an open mind and constantly reach out to your competitor in the spirit of fair competition.

[Daily Maverick] When you are finally elected as ANC president I beg of you to stay above the fray and become magnanimous in victory... I beg you to keep an open mind and constantly reach out to your competitor in the spirit of fair competition.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Dausi Condemns Corruption Among Public Officers

[Nyasa Times] The Minister of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Nicholas Dausi has condemned corruption among public officers in the country saying it tarnishes government’s image.

[Nyasa Times] The Minister of Information and Communication Technology (ICT), Nicholas Dausi has condemned corruption among public officers in the country saying it tarnishes government's image.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

‘Govt Must Lure Citizens in the Diaspora Ahead of Dangote’

[New Zimbabwe] Government must make it possible for Zimbabweans who are based abroad to bring in foreign direct investment as opposed to the “change money” which comes through remittances, an economist at the Bankers Association of Zimbabwe has said.

[New Zimbabwe] Government must make it possible for Zimbabweans who are based abroad to bring in foreign direct investment as opposed to the "change money" which comes through remittances, an economist at the Bankers Association of Zimbabwe has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

How Yobe Improved Students’ Enrolment, Retention – Commissioner

[Daily Trust] Damaturu -The Yobe State Commissioner of Education, Alhaji Mohammed Lamin, speaks of how the government tackled enrolment and retention of students in this interview. Excerpts:

[Daily Trust] Damaturu -The Yobe State Commissioner of Education, Alhaji Mohammed Lamin, speaks of how the government tackled enrolment and retention of students in this interview. Excerpts:

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mensah-Williams Speaks Up for Saharawi Women

[New Era] Windhoek -National Council chairperson Margaret Mensah-Williams has reiterated the women of Namibia’s unwavering support for the women of the Saharawi Republic, who live in harsh conditions under the foreign occupation of Morocco.

[New Era] Windhoek -National Council chairperson Margaret Mensah-Williams has reiterated the women of Namibia's unwavering support for the women of the Saharawi Republic, who live in harsh conditions under the foreign occupation of Morocco.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Under-19 Men’s Basketball Team Face Puerto Rico in World Cup

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan under19 men’s basketball team, third in group D in the first stage of the world championship in Cairo are playing this Friday at 1 p.m Puerto Rico, for the consolation phase from the 9th and 16th place.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan under19 men's basketball team, third in group D in the first stage of the world championship in Cairo are playing this Friday at 1 p.m Puerto Rico, for the consolation phase from the 9th and 16th place.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Special Task Force Called in for Cash Crusaders Robbery in Cape Town

[News24Wire] Special task force members were at the scene of a robbery at a Cash Crusaders in the Cape Town CBD on Wednesday morning in which two suspects managed to flee the store with only a cell phone.

[News24Wire] Special task force members were at the scene of a robbery at a Cash Crusaders in the Cape Town CBD on Wednesday morning in which two suspects managed to flee the store with only a cell phone.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa