Potential State Capture Inquiry Witnesses Want to See Terms of Reference

[News24Wire] Potential key witnesses in the commission of inquiry into state capture and political parties have expressed scepticism at President Jacob Zuma’s surprise announcement, saying that they want to see the terms of reference of the commission.

[News24Wire] Potential key witnesses in the commission of inquiry into state capture and political parties have expressed scepticism at President Jacob Zuma's surprise announcement, saying that they want to see the terms of reference of the commission.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Government Committed to Providing Reliable Transport Services

[SAnews.gov.za] Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi has reiterated government’s commitment to provide reliable, cost effective, efficient, safe and modernised transport services following a train accident that happened at the Geldenhuis station, east of…

[SAnews.gov.za] Transport Minister Joe Maswanganyi has reiterated government's commitment to provide reliable, cost effective, efficient, safe and modernised transport services following a train accident that happened at the Geldenhuis station, east of Johannesburg.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Media Development and Diversity Agency On Anniversary of Kidnapping of Shiraaz Mohamed in Syria

[Govt of SA] January 10, 2018, marks one year since South African Photojournalist and community media stalwart, Shiraaz Mohamed, was kidnapped in Syria while with the South African international humanitarian organisation, Gift of the Givers. While the …

[Govt of SA] January 10, 2018, marks one year since South African Photojournalist and community media stalwart, Shiraaz Mohamed, was kidnapped in Syria while with the South African international humanitarian organisation, Gift of the Givers. While the Media Development and Diversity Agency (MDDA) welcomes reports by the Gift of the Givers that they have received proof that the photojournalist is still alive, the MDDA joins the collective call for the urgent release and return of Shiraaz to his family, friends and colle

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ceni Says to Be Unable to Stop Government Campaign for Upcoming Referendum

[Iwacu] The National Independent Electoral Commission (CENI) has declared to be unable to prohibit the Burundian government from campaigning for a “yes vote” in the upcoming constitutional referendum before allowing all other partners to do so.

[Iwacu] The National Independent Electoral Commission (CENI) has declared to be unable to prohibit the Burundian government from campaigning for a "yes vote" in the upcoming constitutional referendum before allowing all other partners to do so.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Two Loyal Supporters of Agathon Rwasa Arrested in Nyabihanga Commune

[Iwacu] Stany Ntakarutimana and Innocent Niyungeko, both supporters of the leader of the Burundian opposition, Agathon Rwasa were arrested on January 7, 2018, in Nyabihanga Commune of Mwaro province in the center of the country.

[Iwacu] Stany Ntakarutimana and Innocent Niyungeko, both supporters of the leader of the Burundian opposition, Agathon Rwasa were arrested on January 7, 2018, in Nyabihanga Commune of Mwaro province in the center of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Torrential Rain Destroys Seven Houses and Damages Several Crops in Cankuzo Province

[Iwacu] The heavy rain, that poured down in the afternoon of this 8 January in the hills of Cankuzo and Muterero of Cankuzo Commune in Cankuzo Province, destroyed houses and hectares of crops of rice, maize, sweet potatoes, beans and bananas.

[Iwacu] The heavy rain, that poured down in the afternoon of this 8 January in the hills of Cankuzo and Muterero of Cankuzo Commune in Cankuzo Province, destroyed houses and hectares of crops of rice, maize, sweet potatoes, beans and bananas.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Council Identifies New Site for Community College After Land Dispute With Church

[Malawi News Agency] Likoma -Construction of Likoma Community Technical College is expected to start soon after it was halted following a wrangle between the Anglican Church and the district council over piece of land where construction works had started.

[Malawi News Agency] Likoma -Construction of Likoma Community Technical College is expected to start soon after it was halted following a wrangle between the Anglican Church and the district council over piece of land where construction works had started.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

World Bank Foresees Rising Public Debt Moderates Ethiopia Growth Ahead

[Addis Fortune] The World Bank, in its latest Global Economic Prospects, has forecasted Ethiopia’s growth in GDP at 8.2pc in 2018, further to shrink to 7.8pc the following year. However, the projection for Ethiopia is above the average 5.4pc for low-in…

[Addis Fortune] The World Bank, in its latest Global Economic Prospects, has forecasted Ethiopia's growth in GDP at 8.2pc in 2018, further to shrink to 7.8pc the following year. However, the projection for Ethiopia is above the average 5.4pc for low-income countries, making it remain the fastest growing economy in the East Africa region.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia