Unique Concert By Barbara Hendricks At SVICC, Announces Minister Bodha

[Government of Mauritius] A series of activities are being organised to mark the 50 years of Independence of Mauritius, that is, the Golden Jubilee, and the 26th anniversary of the Republic of Mauritius. In this context, a unique concert by Barbara Hen…

[Government of Mauritius] A series of activities are being organised to mark the 50 years of Independence of Mauritius, that is, the Golden Jubilee, and the 26th anniversary of the Republic of Mauritius. In this context, a unique concert by Barbara Hendricks, the greatly admired black American soprano, and her Blues Band will be held on Friday 10 November 2017 at the Swami Vivekananda International Convention Centre (SVICC), Pailles as from 19 30 hrs.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

Ocean Economy – MOU to Be Signed Between Mauritius and Scotland

[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in Research and Education with the Scottish Association for Marine Science.

[Government of Mauritius] The Ministry of Ocean Economy, Marine Resources, Fisheries and Shipping will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Cooperation in Research and Education with the Scottish Association for Marine Science.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

SADC Dithers Again in Mission to Send Peacekeeping Force Into Tense Lesotho

[Daily Maverick] The deployment of a regional peacekeeping force to Lesotho has been further delayed, even as the need for it seems to be growing after the arrest and detention on a murder charge of former military commander Tlali Kamoli. Kamoli, who i…

[Daily Maverick] The deployment of a regional peacekeeping force to Lesotho has been further delayed, even as the need for it seems to be growing after the arrest and detention on a murder charge of former military commander Tlali Kamoli. Kamoli, who is widely suspected to be behind much of the instability in the country, appeared in the Maseru magistrates' court this week where he was charged with the murder of Police Sub-Inspector Mokheseng Ramahloko. By PETER FABRICIUS.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Sport and Recreation Receives Another Clean Audit Award

[Govt of SA] The Department of Sport and Recreation SA under the leadership of Minister Thulas Nxesi received its fourth clean audit in a row. The presentation and announcement was conducted this morning by the Auditor General.

[Govt of SA] The Department of Sport and Recreation SA under the leadership of Minister Thulas Nxesi received its fourth clean audit in a row. The presentation and announcement was conducted this morning by the Auditor General.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Armed in Anticipation – How Cape Town’s Underworld Gang War Has Escalated

[News24Wire] Figures linked to the underworld nightclub security industry expect major retaliation attacks in Cape Town and have heightened their security after men got into the hospital where wounded alleged Sexy Boys gang leader Jerome “Donkie” Booys…

[News24Wire] Figures linked to the underworld nightclub security industry expect major retaliation attacks in Cape Town and have heightened their security after men got into the hospital where wounded alleged Sexy Boys gang leader Jerome "Donkie" Booysen is recovering, to apparently try and attack him.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Notes From the House – Auditor General Slams Growing Practice of ‘Contesting’ Audit Findings

[Daily Maverick] As annual government audits show increases in irregular and wasteful expenditure, an alarming phenomenon has emerged known as “contestation” in which departments or their projects or entities that are at risk of a questionable audit ou…

[Daily Maverick] As annual government audits show increases in irregular and wasteful expenditure, an alarming phenomenon has emerged known as "contestation" in which departments or their projects or entities that are at risk of a questionable audit outcome challenge and even clash with the teams from the office of the Auditor General, threatening litigation or even personal intimidation. Scopa Chairperson Themba Godi insists strong action must be taken to halt this. By MOIRA LEVY.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nasa Withdrawal From Poll Masks Internal Woes – Analysts

[Nation] Even as the push and pull over next week’s repeat poll intensifies, politicians and analysts were yesterday mulling over the state of Kenya’s politics and how the two main political formations contributed to the crisis.

[Nation] Even as the push and pull over next week's repeat poll intensifies, politicians and analysts were yesterday mulling over the state of Kenya's politics and how the two main political formations contributed to the crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya