Bancorp, BLF and the Radioactive Dust in Our Eyes

[Daily Maverick] This is a story about how paid propaganda, real investigations, ancient cover-ups and a Chapter 9 institution have collided during the latter days of the Age of Zuma, starring Andile Mngxitama. By RICHARD POPLAK.

[Daily Maverick] This is a story about how paid propaganda, real investigations, ancient cover-ups and a Chapter 9 institution have collided during the latter days of the Age of Zuma, starring Andile Mngxitama. By RICHARD POPLAK.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Recruitment Frozen

[Namibian] ABOUT 4 500 Namibians’ hopes of employment in the police have been dashed following the announcement of a recruitment freeze until 2019.

[Namibian] ABOUT 4 500 Namibians' hopes of employment in the police have been dashed following the announcement of a recruitment freeze until 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

‘Bigwig’ Threatens Beitbridge Citrus Giant

[Zimbabwe Standard] The future of one of Beitbridge’s leading citrus producers, Benfer Estate, hangs in the balance after invaders ignored a court order to vacate the farm claiming that a powerful minister was behind the illegal occupation.

[Zimbabwe Standard] The future of one of Beitbridge's leading citrus producers, Benfer Estate, hangs in the balance after invaders ignored a court order to vacate the farm claiming that a powerful minister was behind the illegal occupation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

How Dictatorship Has Played Out

[Zimbabwe Standard] While 2016 ominously came to a close with long bank queues nationwide owing to egregious economic mismanagement by the Robert Mugabe regime, 2017 is set to be another annus horribilis for Zimbabwe, promising unimagined levels of new…

[Zimbabwe Standard] While 2016 ominously came to a close with long bank queues nationwide owing to egregious economic mismanagement by the Robert Mugabe regime, 2017 is set to be another annus horribilis for Zimbabwe, promising unimagined levels of new strife in addition to the already existing same old laundry list of problems.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Network Hacker Fined

[Times of Zambia] A Kabwe Magistrate’s Court has fined a 28-year-old man K5,000 or eight months simple imprisonment for hacking into Airtel Zambia network to reroute international calls.

[Times of Zambia] A Kabwe Magistrate's Court has fined a 28-year-old man K5,000 or eight months simple imprisonment for hacking into Airtel Zambia network to reroute international calls.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Early Action the Only Way to Avert Another Catastrophe, Says Senior UN Relief Official

[UN News] Faced with a ‘slight but steady’ increase in the number of people in need, the humanitarian community in Somalia launched today an $864 million to reach 3.9 million people with urgent life-saving assistance, the United Nations relief wing rep…

[UN News] Faced with a 'slight but steady' increase in the number of people in need, the humanitarian community in Somalia launched today an $864 million to reach 3.9 million people with urgent life-saving assistance, the United Nations relief wing reported.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

‘Team Lacoste’ Left Bruised in Sugar Wars

[Zimbabwe Standard] A ruler that’s not flexible enough to bend will break, once retorted Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo on his favourite platform, Twitter.

[Zimbabwe Standard] A ruler that's not flexible enough to bend will break, once retorted Higher and Tertiary Education minister Jonathan Moyo on his favourite platform, Twitter.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe