Govt to Fill Essential Posts Only – Schlettwein

[New Era] Walvis Bay -Minister of Finance, Calle Schlettwein, says the government wants to cut the ballooning public servants wage bill by only filling essential posts. Hence, he says the government will assess current vacancies and only then employ wh…

[New Era] Walvis Bay -Minister of Finance, Calle Schlettwein, says the government wants to cut the ballooning public servants wage bill by only filling essential posts. Hence, he says the government will assess current vacancies and only then employ where there is a need.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Harmer Magic Jolts Knights

[News24Wire] Simon Harmer bagged his fourth five-for in seven matches as the log-leading Warriors moved into a commanding position after the opening day of their Sunfoil Series encounter against the champion Knights in East London on Friday.

[News24Wire] Simon Harmer bagged his fourth five-for in seven matches as the log-leading Warriors moved into a commanding position after the opening day of their Sunfoil Series encounter against the champion Knights in East London on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Other News Round-Up – a Little Streamlining

[Daily Maverick] Each week, Daily Maverick brings you some of the world’s harder-to-believe stories. This week: when your wife needs to be streamlined with the back of your hand.

[Daily Maverick] Each week, Daily Maverick brings you some of the world's harder-to-believe stories. This week: when your wife needs to be streamlined with the back of your hand.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Justice Sought for UN Experts Killed in Congo

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -THE United Nations (UN) is demanding justice for its two human rights investigators killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) a year ago.

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -THE United Nations (UN) is demanding justice for its two human rights investigators killed in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) a year ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Govt Spends U.S.$251 Million On Social Grants

[New Era] Windhoek -The government allocated N$3 billion during the last financial year towards monthly allowances for 211,447 old-age pensioners and people living with disabilities, the latest statistics show.

[New Era] Windhoek -The government allocated N$3 billion during the last financial year towards monthly allowances for 211,447 old-age pensioners and people living with disabilities, the latest statistics show.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

State Agents Fingered in Grave CAR Violations

[CAJ News] Bangui -STATE agents and rebel groups have perpetrated at least 55 human rights violations in the Central African Republic (CAR) over the past week. Twenty-eight violations have been blamed on armed rebel groups while 27 are attributed to go…

[CAJ News] Bangui -STATE agents and rebel groups have perpetrated at least 55 human rights violations in the Central African Republic (CAR) over the past week. Twenty-eight violations have been blamed on armed rebel groups while 27 are attributed to government agents.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Tomana, Chihuri Civil Trial Back in Court

[The Herald] The Supreme Court has referred back to trial the case in which former Prosecutor-General Johannes Tomana and former Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri are facing a $400 000 suit for the unlawful arrest an…

[The Herald] The Supreme Court has referred back to trial the case in which former Prosecutor-General Johannes Tomana and former Zimbabwe Republic Police (ZRP) Commissioner-General Augustine Chihuri are facing a $400 000 suit for the unlawful arrest and prosecution of a Harare lawyer.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe