Man Killed As Car Flies Off N1 Bridge

[News24Wire] One man died after he apparently lost control of his vehicle and careened off a railway bridge on the N1 in Kraaifontein on Friday, the Western Cape province’s traffic chief Kenny Africa said.

[News24Wire] One man died after he apparently lost control of his vehicle and careened off a railway bridge on the N1 in Kraaifontein on Friday, the Western Cape province's traffic chief Kenny Africa said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Policy On State Enterpries Must Be Clear – Commissioner

[News24Wire] There should be a clear competition policy on state-owned enterprises which addresses, among other things, transparency in pricing, cross-subsidisation and bailouts, according to Competition Commission head Tembinkosi Bonakele.

[News24Wire] There should be a clear competition policy on state-owned enterprises which addresses, among other things, transparency in pricing, cross-subsidisation and bailouts, according to Competition Commission head Tembinkosi Bonakele.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Prosecuting Authority Slammed for Failing to Control Illegal Flow of Money

[GroundUp] The amount of money illegally leaving the country and draining the fiscus was described as “staggering” at a joint parliamentary committee meeting yesterday and Committee Chair Yunus Carrim begged the crime-fighting authorities reporting bac…

[GroundUp] The amount of money illegally leaving the country and draining the fiscus was described as "staggering" at a joint parliamentary committee meeting yesterday and Committee Chair Yunus Carrim begged the crime-fighting authorities reporting back to the meeting to tell the committees what they could do to help.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Arbitrary Detention of Refugees, Asylum-Seekers and Migrants Must Stop

[MSF] Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is calling for an end to the arbitrary detention of refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants in Libya. For more than a year, MSF has been providing medical care to people held inside Tripoli detention centres in conditions that are neither humane nor dignified.

[MSF] Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is calling for an end to the arbitrary detention of refugees, asylum-seekers and migrants in Libya. For more than a year, MSF has been providing medical care to people held inside Tripoli detention centres in conditions that are neither humane nor dignified.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

The Cost of Land Grabbing in Tete Province

[Fahamu] Tete Province is very rich in coal. An estimated 23 billion tons of mostly untapped coal lies beneath Tete. It is expected to become the region’s energy powerhouse built on coal and hydroelectricity. However, local farmer communities have been…

[Fahamu] Tete Province is very rich in coal. An estimated 23 billion tons of mostly untapped coal lies beneath Tete. It is expected to become the region's energy powerhouse built on coal and hydroelectricity. However, local farmer communities have been on the losing side of the coal boom so far, especially since large scale resettlements forced them out.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Biafra Freedom Movement Has a Dinner Party Dimension

[Fahamu] The Igbo now dictate the terms of their freedom from Nigeria. They have acquired this pivotal status, in the past 24 months, it should be stressed, without firing a shot – either in defence or offence. They insist on a referendum to democratic…

[Fahamu] The Igbo now dictate the terms of their freedom from Nigeria. They have acquired this pivotal status, in the past 24 months, it should be stressed, without firing a shot - either in defence or offence. They insist on a referendum to democratically secure the next crucial phase of the process.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kikuyu Privilege – When Will We Admit It Exists?

[Fahamu] Since independence 53 years, Kenya has had four presidents – three of them from one ethnic community. Control of state power has ensured that the Kikuyu and related groups have benefitted from national wealth far more than other communities. R…

[Fahamu] Since independence 53 years, Kenya has had four presidents - three of them from one ethnic community. Control of state power has ensured that the Kikuyu and related groups have benefitted from national wealth far more than other communities. Recently, economist Dr. David Ndii sensationally called on those communities that feel excluded to secede.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya