Radebe’s R56 Billion Renewable Energy Deal On Hold After Court Action

[Daily Maverick] After a two-year delay, contracts with 27 independent power producers that the government has said will create 61,600 jobs and inject R56-billion into the economy were due to be signed on Tuesday. The signing was postponed at the 11th …

[Daily Maverick] After a two-year delay, contracts with 27 independent power producers that the government has said will create 61,600 jobs and inject R56-billion into the economy were due to be signed on Tuesday. The signing was postponed at the 11th hour following a court application to be considered in two weeks' time. By MELANIE GOSLING.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Allegations That Cop Investigating Soweto School Sexual Assault Case Molested Children ‘Quite Serious’

[News24Wire] Allegations of molestation against an investigator assigned to a Soweto primary school sexual assault case “are quite serious”, said Gauteng police commissioner Lieutenant General Deliwe de Lange on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Allegations of molestation against an investigator assigned to a Soweto primary school sexual assault case "are quite serious", said Gauteng police commissioner Lieutenant General Deliwe de Lange on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Army Boss and Finance Minister Sacked

[Nation] South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has dismissed Army commander Marial Chanuong Yol and Finance minister Stephen Dhieu Dau. The state-owned television announced the sackings on Monday evening, without giving reasons for President Kiir’s decision.

[Nation] South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has dismissed Army commander Marial Chanuong Yol and Finance minister Stephen Dhieu Dau. The state-owned television announced the sackings on Monday evening, without giving reasons for President Kiir's decision.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Senate Debates Berbera Port Agreement

[Shabelle] The members of Somalia’s Upper House chamber of Parliament are set to debate the controversial Berbera port agreement signed between Somaliland and UAE’s DP World.

[Shabelle] The members of Somalia's Upper House chamber of Parliament are set to debate the controversial Berbera port agreement signed between Somaliland and UAE's DP World.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

More Than 100 MPs Submit Motion Against Lower House Speaker

[Shabelle] More than 100 Somali MPs have submitted a motion of no confidence against the speaker of the Lawer house chamber of the Parliament Mohamed Osman Jawari on Wednesday.

[Shabelle] More than 100 Somali MPs have submitted a motion of no confidence against the speaker of the Lawer house chamber of the Parliament Mohamed Osman Jawari on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

AMISOM to Aid Hirshabelle Overcome Security Challenges

[Shabelle] The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia Ambassador Francisco Madeira today held discussions with the President of HirShabelle state Mohamed Abdi Waare on the security transition plan b…

[Shabelle] The Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for Somalia Ambassador Francisco Madeira today held discussions with the President of HirShabelle state Mohamed Abdi Waare on the security transition plan by the regional peacekeeping force and how to intensify the war against the terrorist group Al-Shabaab.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Mogadishu Residents Urged to Work With Security Agencies

[Shabelle] The Ministry of Internal security for Somalia’s Federal Government has called on local residents in Mogadishu to collaborate with the security agencies in the peace restoration. Abdulaziz Ali Ibrahim, the spokesman of the Ministry told repor…

[Shabelle] The Ministry of Internal security for Somalia's Federal Government has called on local residents in Mogadishu to collaborate with the security agencies in the peace restoration. Abdulaziz Ali Ibrahim, the spokesman of the Ministry told reporters in Mogadishu that the security is vital to all citizens in the capital, and urged everyone to contribute to peace.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

‘Police Officers Scrambled for Roadblock Duties’

[New Zimbabwe] Home Affairs Minister Obert Mpofu has launched a scathing attack at members of the ZRP who said had become so defiant that they defied orders, often scrambling for the money spinning roadblock duties.

[New Zimbabwe] Home Affairs Minister Obert Mpofu has launched a scathing attack at members of the ZRP who said had become so defiant that they defied orders, often scrambling for the money spinning roadblock duties.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Our Goal Is to Avoid Relegation – Upi

[Namibian] Life Fighters Football Club head coach, Turipamue Upi is confident his team will survive relegation if they continue picking up points in their remaining seven games.

[Namibian] Life Fighters Football Club head coach, Turipamue Upi is confident his team will survive relegation if they continue picking up points in their remaining seven games.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia