I Was At the Core of ‘Slate Politics’ Ahead of Polokwane – Mkhize

[News24Wire] ANC Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize has expressed some regret for participating in slate politics and admits there were some disappointing moments under President Jacob Zuma’s leadership.

[News24Wire] ANC Treasurer General Zweli Mkhize has expressed some regret for participating in slate politics and admits there were some disappointing moments under President Jacob Zuma's leadership.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ConCourt Set to Rule That Decades-Old Sexual Assaults Can Still Be Prosecuted

[Daily Maverick] Perpetrators of sexual assault from years ago: beware. Following arguments heard on Tuesday, the Constitutional Court looks set to rule in the near future that sexual offences dating back more than 20 years can still be prosecuted. If …

[Daily Maverick] Perpetrators of sexual assault from years ago: beware. Following arguments heard on Tuesday, the Constitutional Court looks set to rule in the near future that sexual offences dating back more than 20 years can still be prosecuted. If so, it would mean at least one positive aspect has emerged from the tarnished legacy of billionaire stockbroker Sidney Frankel - whose alleged victims have carried this matter through the courts. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Large Turn Out in Somaliland Election As Breakaway State Decides Its Next President

[Dalsan Radio] People in Somaliland on Monday turned out in large numbers to vote as the breakaway state decided on who will replace President Ahmed Silanyo.

[Dalsan Radio] People in Somaliland on Monday turned out in large numbers to vote as the breakaway state decided on who will replace President Ahmed Silanyo.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Amabhungane – Hunger Stalks Malawi’s Prisons

[Daily Maverick] A study by four university academics has found that on average the Malawi’s 12,000 prisoners receive just 17% of the recommended daily food provision and that 89% of them are severely food insecure. A prominent prison rights activists …

[Daily Maverick] A study by four university academics has found that on average the Malawi's 12,000 prisoners receive just 17% of the recommended daily food provision and that 89% of them are severely food insecure. A prominent prison rights activists has blamed erratic government funding for the scandal, saying that it has made approved foodstuff suppliers reluctant to enter supply contracts with the prisons. By Thokozani Chenjezi, Centre for Investigative Journalism Malawi, for AMABHUNGANE.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Suspect Arrested for Possession of Dagga in Aliwal North

[SAPS] Aliwal North: Today while Sgt Mokheseng from the FCS unit was busy with investigation duties he received positive information on dagga that will be delivered at Aliwal North. He immediately contacted Sgt Lange and Cst Lange of the K9 unit to ass…

[SAPS] Aliwal North: Today while Sgt Mokheseng from the FCS unit was busy with investigation duties he received positive information on dagga that will be delivered at Aliwal North. He immediately contacted Sgt Lange and Cst Lange of the K9 unit to assist him to follow up the information. A taxi was searched at a petrol garage and a shoe box in an orange plastic bag containing 9 packets of high quality of dagga was found. One suspect was arrested and the dagga with a weight of 0,902kg and a street value of R1262,

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Vermeulen Adds Valuable Experience – Smith

[News24Wire] Springbok assistant coach Franco Smith has lauded the immediate impact of Duane Vermeulen , who has joined the squad in Paris as a replacement for the injured Coenie Oosthuizen.

[News24Wire] Springbok assistant coach Franco Smith has lauded the immediate impact of Duane Vermeulen , who has joined the squad in Paris as a replacement for the injured Coenie Oosthuizen.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Oil Market Rebalancing Very Fast – Opec Boss

[Daily Trust] There are indications that the crude oil market is rebalancing at an accelerating pace and stability is fast returning, the Secretary General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo has said.

[Daily Trust] There are indications that the crude oil market is rebalancing at an accelerating pace and stability is fast returning, the Secretary General of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC), Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria