Parliament – Humiliated Moyane, Know-Nothing Gigaba, No-Show Guptas & Zuma & Myeni

[Daily Maverick] It’s “Kafkaesque” for MPs to be refused reports – already in the public domain – regarding the disciplinary acquittal of Jonas Makwakwa, the tax collector’s Business and Individual Tax Chief Officer. He returned to work on 1 November 2…

[Daily Maverick] It's "Kafkaesque" for MPs to be refused reports - already in the public domain - regarding the disciplinary acquittal of Jonas Makwakwa, the tax collector's Business and Individual Tax Chief Officer. He returned to work on 1 November 2017, following a year on paid suspension after the watchdog of dodgy financial transactions, the Financial Intelligence Centre, raised the red flag over mysterious payments into his bank accounts. After months of playing kick for touch with Parliament's finance committee, SAR

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GDP Growth and Deepening Poverty in Nigeria

[Vanguard] THE National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, released the full-year Gross Domestic Product, GDP, figures for 2017 showing that the economy grew at O.82 per cent. Despite the attempt by the NBS to point out the positive aspects of this result, it …

[Vanguard] THE National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, released the full-year Gross Domestic Product, GDP, figures for 2017 showing that the economy grew at O.82 per cent. Despite the attempt by the NBS to point out the positive aspects of this result, it is the aggregate that should worry us.

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Underworld Development – Four Arrests for Intimidation in Restaurant ‘Fight’

[News24Wire] Four men have been arrested on charges of assault and intimidation following an incident at a Diep River, Cape Town, eatery which unfolded on Monday evening, barely two weeks after suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack and four others …

[News24Wire] Four men have been arrested on charges of assault and intimidation following an incident at a Diep River, Cape Town, eatery which unfolded on Monday evening, barely two weeks after suspected underworld kingpin Nafiz Modack and four others were released on bail in an extortion case relating to nightclubs and restaurants.

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Aquaculture and Tourism Can Co-Exist in Seychelles – FAO Official

[Seychelles News Agency] The aquaculture sector will be back in Seychelles starting in August with the completion of a new mariculture facility at Providence — an industrial zone — on the eastern coast of the main island of Mahe.

[Seychelles News Agency] The aquaculture sector will be back in Seychelles starting in August with the completion of a new mariculture facility at Providence -- an industrial zone -- on the eastern coast of the main island of Mahe.

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ANC NWC Rejects Festival of Chairs Conference Report

[News24Wire] The African National Congress’s national working committee has rejected a report from its Eastern Cape branch into its “festival of chairs” conference and some have described it as biased, sources have said.

[News24Wire] The African National Congress's national working committee has rejected a report from its Eastern Cape branch into its "festival of chairs" conference and some have described it as biased, sources have said.

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MultiChoice Warns Against Scammers

[News24Wire] MultiChoice warns against opportunists trying to cash in on people’s gullibility around job offers and the new local 24-hour TV news channel that will be replacing ANN7 (DStv 405).

[News24Wire] MultiChoice warns against opportunists trying to cash in on people's gullibility around job offers and the new local 24-hour TV news channel that will be replacing ANN7 (DStv 405).

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Kenyan Journalists Feel Heat of Govt Pressure

[IPS] Nairobi -Freedom of the press in Kenya is facing its biggest challenge since independence, with government censorship on the rise both during and since last year’s general election.

[IPS] Nairobi -Freedom of the press in Kenya is facing its biggest challenge since independence, with government censorship on the rise both during and since last year's general election.

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Estina Arrests Not Due to Change in Political Winds – Hawks Head

[News24Wire] Arrests relating to the Estina dairy project were not due to the change in political leadership of the country, acting Hawks head Lieutenant General Yolisa Matakata says.

[News24Wire] Arrests relating to the Estina dairy project were not due to the change in political leadership of the country, acting Hawks head Lieutenant General Yolisa Matakata says.

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